Sermons from September 2018

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Suffering 101


Reading:  1 Peter 3:13-4:6 & 4:12-19 Dear Friends, We’ve already considered a portion and main thought of today’s section.  How do we have hope? Even as we suffer.  Today? Today, we look at the facts.  What should we suffer for?  What should we do when we suffer? What should we NOT do when we suffer? AND, what should we […]

Behavior and Response


Reading: 1 Peter 3:8-12 Dear Friends, We have considered an awful lot about what it looks like to be a child of God.  How does it impact our life? Change us?  Today we take a reflective pause. We will have opportunity to admit that we fall short of God’s standards for us.  And – we […]

Suffering Story


Reading: 1 Peter 3:13-22 Dear Friends, Peter tells us some stories.  He pulls up the rocking chair and tells us some important and formative stories.  As it turns out, he’s telling us these stories because they are also (or should be) our stories. Peace, Pastor Dave