Sermons on 1 Peter 1

Divine Election: The Role of the Father and the Spirit

1 Peter 1:1-2

by John Piper

We are aliens not because men have rejected us, but because God has elected us.

How Aliens Keep the Identity of Their Homeland

1 Peter 1:1-2 and 1 Peter 4:7-10

by John Piper

We need each other if we are going to escape the drunkening effects of the world and live as sober aliens.

King of the Nations

1 Peter 1:1-2

by John Piper

How Can I Hope? New Birth!

1 Peter 1:3 and 1 Peter 1:22-25

by John Piper

To get well from the disease of sin, and to have a living hope, you have to undergo surgery.

God's Great Mercy and Our New Birth

1 Peter 1:3-4

by John Piper

Our response to being born again and being given a living hope and an imperishable inheritance in heaven should be to bless God.

The Power of Hope

Easter Sunday

1 Peter 1:3-9

by John Piper

If we are going to love like Jesus loved, even in times of great stress and worry, then we must be filled with living hope.

The Elect Are Kept by the Power of God

1 Peter 1:5

by John Piper

Our security is not in making heaven unconditional. Our security is in God's infallible commitment to fulfill the conditions of heaven.

Joy Through the Fiery Test of Genuine Faith

1 Peter 1:6-7

by John Piper

There is a design in your distresses as a Christian. God wills them, and he does so for your good.

True Christianity: Inexpressible Joy in the Invisible Christ

1 Peter 1:8-9

by John Piper

You love Jesus and trust him and rejoice with joy inexpressible and full of glory. This is true Christianity.

What the Prophets Sought and Angels Desired

1 Peter 1:10-12

by John Piper

We should be amazed at the greatness of our salvation and that the prophets of God and the angels of heaven long to look into it.

Girding the Mind to Guard Your Hope

1 Peter 1:13

by John Piper

Avoid what numbs your mind to God and stay sober for the sake of hope.

What Man Does in the New Birth

1 Peter 1:13-25

by John Piper

Our believing does not cause new birth. The new birth causes our belief.

Born Again Through the Living and Abiding Word

1 Peter 1:13-25

by John Piper

The new birth does not give us a mere temporary resuscitation. It gives indestructible, imperishable life.

The Lust of Ignorance and the Life of Holiness

1 Peter 1:14-16

by John Piper

The grace of God is the source of your hope and the holiness of God is the standard of your holiness.

A Sojourn on Earth in Confident Fear

1 Peter 1:17-19

by John Piper

God's purpose in the blood of Jesus is our justification and our sanctification. They cannot be separated.

Christ Appeared That We Might Hope in God

1 Peter 1:20-21

by John Piper

The Seed of the Word and the Fruit of Love

1 Peter 1:22-25

by John Piper

The power to love comes through hoping in God.

How Can I Hope? New Birth!

1 Peter 1:3 and 1 Peter 1:22-25

by John Piper

To get well from the disease of sin, and to have a living hope, you have to undergo surgery.

You Are God's Midwife for the New Birth of Others

1 Peter 1:22 - 2:3

by John Piper

When God gives new birth, he does so through us speaking his word, the gospel.