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Living Boldly In Tough Times - 1 Peter 4:1-11

Living Boldly In Tough Times - 1 Peter 4:1-11

February 16, 2020

Everything in this passage, both the warnings and the rewards presuppose that something in your character marks you as a Christian. Your life is a life of integrity where your internal attitudes and your external actions match, everywhere and at all times.

By Dave Bartlett

Our Model For Triumph - 1 Peter 3:18-22

Our Model For Triumph - 1 Peter 3:18-22

February 14, 2020

In the midst of the pain the persecuted brothers were experiencing, Peter reminds them of the pain Jesus experienced and of the spiritual significance that His pain and death has for them and will have in and through them, for the sake of others. 

By Dave Bartlett

In Harm’s Way - 1 Peter 3:13-17

In Harm’s Way - 1 Peter 3:13-17

February 4, 2020

It's tempting to think that if we do what God calls us to do, we will not run into any problems. Peter knew his brothers and sisters would be in placed in harm's way and encouraged them to endure, remain holy, full of hope, knowing that heaven would be their reward. 

By Dave Bartlett

Live In Harmony 1 Peter 3:8-12

Live In Harmony 1 Peter 3:8-12

January 29, 2020

This is a great passage that instructs us on how we are to live at peace with other believers. When the world looks at us, they are to see believers unified and closely knit together. Brothers and sisters who stand together no matter the circumstances, who have a willingness to love and support each other through the trials and hardships that come in this life.  

By Dave Bartlett

Fighting Life’s Battles - 1 Corinthians 15:58

Fighting Life’s Battles - 1 Corinthians 15:58

January 22, 2020

You can't afford to lose the war with temptation, or the battle against discouragement or despair. You must win the fight of faith and the war with the world. Scripture is full of admonitions on how to fight and win these battles. 

By Bill Middleton

Woman At The Well - John 4:1-26

Woman At The Well - John 4:1-26

January 22, 2020

After taking a look at the history of the Samaritans, we see how important Jesus' ministry to the Samaritan woman at the well truly was. There is plenty to draw from this story when we think about our own relationship with Jesus and our mission of sharing Jesus with those around us. 

By Danny Manzanares

The Power of Submission - 1 Peter 3:1-7

The Power of Submission - 1 Peter 3:1-7

January 12, 2020

In chapter three Peter continues with the topic of "biblical submission" and following Christ as our example within the context of the marriage relationship. 

By Dave Bartlett

A Higher Code Of Conduct - 1 Peter 2:13-25

A Higher Code Of Conduct - 1 Peter 2:13-25

January 5, 2020

We are exhorted by Peter to not allow the world to dictate to us, its sense of right and wrong. We are to submit to the Lordship of our perfect Leader, Jesus, who set an example of surrendering our personal rights. We are Called to a Higher Code of Conduct.

By Dave Bartlett

Being Different Means Making A Difference - 1 Peter 2:4-10

Being Different Means Making A Difference - 1 Peter 2:4-10

December 22, 2019

Jesus, the Cornerstone has chosen us to be living stones, holy people and a royal priesthood, for the purpose of making Him known. He has brought us out of darkness into His marvelous light and we must take His light and hope to those who are still live in darkness.

By Dave Bartlett

Called To Be Different -  Part 2 & 3 - 1 Peter 1:17-2:3

Called To Be Different - Part 2 & 3 - 1 Peter 1:17-2:3

December 15, 2019

We can completely trust God and His Word. If we choose to live holy lives according to God's Word and walk in the fear of the Lord, He can and will refine our character and behavior, which will reflect His image. 

By Dave Bartlett