Sermons from August 2018

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Relationships

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Reading: 1 Peter 3: 1-7 Dear Friends, This (potentially) is an explosive section of scripture. It could be and has been twisted over time to mean things that it doesn’t say.  Paul is talking about the most intimate, precious relationships we have and how we function within them.  Is the way that we function lifting up the […]

Christ!

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Reading: 1 Peter 2:18-25 Dear Friends, This might be the fullest and most beautiful section about Jesus that we have had so far.  Peter makes it crystal clear, Jesus suffered and died.  He did that FOR YOU! He also did it to set an example.  If He suffered, we should expect to as well. Peace, […]

The Goal

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Reading: 1 Peter 2:11-17 Dear Friends, Wow. In these verse we come to the central part of Peter’s thought. This is why he is writing to them. It’s the central part of the letter. It’s what everything has been building up to. And …  Of course…  It’s massively challenging and uncomfortable for us. He uses words like […]

Child Of God

Reading: 1 Peter 1- 2:10 Dear Friends, Today we get to do two things.  Proclaim a truth that Peter proclaims over and over again: we are children of God.  Peter says it at least 8 times in the opening verses.  We’ll also talk about what it means for our life – AND we will hear a real modern, […]