Monthly Archives: October 2013

1 Peter 1:9-12 Identity: Saved

… obtaining the outcome of your faith, the salvation of your souls. 10 Concerning this salvation, the prophets who prophesied about the grace that was to be yours searched and enquired carefully, 11 enquiring what person or time the Spirit of Christ … Continue reading

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1 Peter 1:8, 9 Identity: Joyful

 Though you have not seen him, you love him; and even though you do not see him now, you believe in him and are filled with an inexpressible and glorious joy, 9 for you are receiving the end result of your … Continue reading

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1 Peter 1:8 Identity: Lover of God

Though you have not seen him, you love him; and even though you do not see him now, you believe in him and are filled with an inexpressible and glorious joy, Lover of God The first commandment is to love … Continue reading

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1 Peter 6:7 Identity: Genuinely Faithful

so that the tested genuineness of your faith—more precious than gold that perishes though it is tested by fire—may be found to result in praise and glory and honour at the revelation of Jesus Christ. Genuinely Faithful I value comfort … Continue reading

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1 Peter 1:6 Identity: Rejoicing

In all this you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while you may have had to suffer grief in all kinds of trials. Rejoicing It is the identity of the rejoicing Christian that has seemed most illusive and elusive.  … Continue reading

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1 Peter 1:4 Identity: Shielded

who through faith are shielded by God’s power until the coming of the salvation that is ready to be revealed in the last time. Shielded It was imperative or the early church to feel that God was protecting them.  However, … Continue reading

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1 Peter 1:4 Identity: Heir

… to an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, kept in heaven for you, … Heir Many of my friends know the family story.  It’s very Downton Abbey.  My Great Grandfather was the youngest son of The Earl of … Continue reading

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