33 Sermons: 1 Peter: Grow in the Grace & Knowledge of Christ
We need each other if we are going to escape the drunkening effects of the world and live as sober aliens.
We are aliens not because men have rejected us, but because God has elected us.
Our response to being born again and being given a living hope and an imperishable inheritance in heaven should be to bless God.
Our security is not in making heaven unconditional. Our security is in God's infallible commitment to fulfill the conditions of heaven.
There is a design in your distresses as a Christian. God wills them, and he does so for your good.
You love Jesus and trust him and rejoice with joy inexpressible and full of glory. This is true Christianity.
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.
Avoid what numbs your mind to God and stay sober for the sake of hope.
The grace of God is the source of your hope and the holiness of God is the standard of your holiness.
God's purpose in the blood of Jesus is our justification and our sanctification. They cannot be separated.
There are ways live that hinder prayers and there is a way to live that helps prayer.
The power to love comes through hoping in God.
Long for the pure milk of the Word. Do not settle for spiritual fatalism. It is not God's will for you.
Are the sacrifices we offer spiritual sacrifices?
No human can thwart the purposes of God, neither by belief nor unbelief.
God made us who we are to show the world who he is.
Elders must lead the church in times of blessing and of refinement.
The two greatest issues in life are how the soul of man might not be destroyed and how the glory of God might not be belittled.
The aim of life—including our social and political life—is to live to God.
Radical Christianity, real Christianity, makes a difference.
Jesus died for us to make us like him.
Those married to unbelieving husbands should be like the holy women of old and hope in God. In fact, we all should.
The primary purpose of small groups is to help each other maintain the full assurance of faith.
Jesus shines bright when our hope is meek, fearless, well-defended, and zealous for good deeds.
The Son of Man came not to be served, but to serve and to give his life as a ransom for many. Let's follow him.
The Great Commission will not be completed without suffering.
What did Peter mean when he wrote that the end of all things is at hand?
The Great King keeps his finest wine in the cellar of affliction.
When the Chief Shepherd comes, he is going to call elders to account and say, "Did you feed my sheep?"
Humility is what we need if we hope to find rest in the promises of God.
If God called you to his glory, he's going to get you to his glory.