Monthly Archives: October 2013

1 Peter 1:24, 25 Identity: Grass

“All people are like grass,     and all their glory is like the flowers of the field; the grass withers and the flowers fall, 25     but the word of the Lord endures forever.”[a] And this is the word that was preached to … Continue reading

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1 Peter 1:22-23 Identity: Pure Heart

22 Having purified your souls by your obedience to the truth for a sincere brotherly love, love one another earnestly from a pure heart, 23 since you have been born again, not of perishable seed but of imperishable, through the living and … Continue reading

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1 Peter 1:17-19 Identity: Ransomed

  17 And if you call on him as Father who judges impartially according to each one’s deeds, conduct yourselves with fear throughout the time of your exile, 18 knowing that you were ransomed from the futile ways inherited from your forefathers, … Continue reading

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On Loss, Love, and Life

On Loss, Love, and Life. My wife has been keeping a blog and it deals with identity in ways that link with my study on 1 Peter.  

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1 Peter 1:15, 16 Identity: Holy

… but as he who called you is holy, you also be holy in all your conduct, 16 since it is written, “You shall be holy, for I am holy.” Holy Jesus was set apart by God the Father for a … Continue reading

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1 Peter 1:14 Identity: Non-conformist

As obedient children, do not be conformed to the passions of your former ignorance … Non-Conformist The Christian does not conform to the patterns of this world, but is transformed by the renewing of their minds.  In so doing they … Continue reading

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1 Peter 1:13 Identity: Focused

Therefore, preparing your minds for action, and being sober-minded, set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ. Focused When I play sports, or even when I coach them, I … Continue reading

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