1 Peter Chapter 1 Verses 13-25

Save this PDF as:
 WORD  PNG  TXT  JPG

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "1 Peter Chapter 1 Verses 13-25"

Transcription

1 1 Peter Chapter 1 Verses NKJV Notes by Pastor Mike Sasso Introduction It is never fair to any text to read it out of context. Today s text starts with a therefore. So, as we have learned from past lessons, whenever we find a therefore we must read the verses before it to find out what it is there for. Before beginning today s study, open in prayer and read out loud the first 12 verses of 1 Peter to understand the flow of this chapter. Then begin today s study in verse 13. STUDY NOTES: Verses v. 13 Therefore Peter is saying, Since we have such a precious faith that leads to the salvation of our souls, and since it is God s plan that our faith be tested by various trials, we must take the following actions " Gird up the Loins of Your Mind In ancient days the people, even the men, wore long flowing robe-like garments. When it was time for actions such as running or hard work they would tie the length of their robes up to the loin (waist) in order to give them freedom of movement. Peter is telling his readers, that is what we now must to do our minds in order to think and act without hindrances. The NASB puts it this way Prepare your minds for action. Be Sober To be calm and under control - clear-headed. This is why this word is often used as the opposite of drunken. Rest Your Hope Fully on the Grace Rest here means to trust. Hope means to look forward for something to happen. Grace is the undeserved favor and blessing of God. Therefore we must trust not in our own abilities or talents. Our hope is fully on God s grace alone. A hope fixed on anything else will be disappointed. That is to be Brought to You at the Revelation of Jesus Christ Peter is saying that the full blessings Christians are waiting for will arrive at the appearing of Jesus Christ when He returns. So we must wait for Him patiently in hope. Remember, it is not in this life that we will receive the full reward for our faith, but in the next. v. 14 As Obedient Children The New Covenant has made us Children of God (John 1:12; Rom. 8:16, 21; 1 John 3:1, 2). We have a choice now. We can be obedient children, or we can be disobedient children. Peter exhorts us here to be obedient (Cp. Phil. 2:15). Not Conforming Yourselves to the Former Lusts Lusts here is referring to cravings and desires for things forbidden by God. Peter is exhorting us not to go back to the habits and thought patterns of our past now that we are born again children of God.

2 As in Your Ignorance One of the reasons people sin is because they don t know any better. They don t know right from wrong. But Jesus said, You will know the truth and the truth will set you free. TRUTH APPLIED: 1. What are some of the former lusts (v. 14) that Christians can easily go back to if we don t keep our guards up? Make a list. Come up with some examples of how we can obey this command, not conforming yourselves to the former lusts. 2. It seems that we have choices as Christians to obey or disobey. What are some ways we can gird up our minds? (v. 13) How can we obey the command to be sober? 3. What are some of the things people rest their hope upon that may leave them severely disappointed? 4. How does a person rest their hope fully on grace? What does that really mean? Can anyone in your small group volunteer to give reason why they love Jesus even though they haven t seen Him? Give a very brief testimony. STUDY NOTES: Verses v. 15 As He Who has Called You is Holy When we say God is holy we are saying that He is pure, blameless and set apart from all else. RC Sproul has said that the closest one-word English translation for holy is "other." God is other. He cannot be categorized. He is not like anything or anybody else. Be Holy in all Your Conduct Peter is saying here that our conduct should be different from the rest of the world. We should not be categorized with those who live in ignorance and don t know God. This same Greek word for holy is translated into the English word saint 61 times in the New Testament. The Bible calls all Christians saints (Acts 9:13, 32, 41, 26:10; Rom. 1:7, 8:27, 12:13, 15:25, 26). v. 16 It is Written Peter is declaring that this concept of God s people being holy is not something new. It was written in the Old Testament scriptures. See Lev. 11:44, 19:2, 20:7 for some examples.

3 v. 17 If You Call on the Father The new covenant that Jesus has established gives us a unique and intimate relationship with God. We are now His children. And He is now our Father! (See 2 Cor. 6:18 and context.) Who Without Partiality Judges Each One s Work When God judges He doesn t show favoritism. All sin will be dealt with equally. He judges according to each one s work. This means everyone will give an account for the actions of their lives. See Rev. 2:23, 20:12 & 13, 22:12. Conduct Yourselves Throughout the Time of Your Stay Here in Fear The phrase the time of your stay gives us the concept of our life on earth being a short stay or just a visit before moving on. After that we will move on to eternity. Conduct in fear reflects the seriousness of the consequences of our choices and actions during the time of our stay in this life. We should be very concerned when we think about standing before God in judgment someday to give an account for our lives. This is called the fear of God elsewhere in scripture (Rom. 3:18; 2 Cor. 7:1; Eph. 5:21). v. 18 Redeemed Delivered from evil or released from ransom. We were all under the power of sin. But God redeemed us from sin s power and consequences. Corruptible Things Like Silver or Gold As valuable as silver and gold are to us today, they are nothing in God s eyes because they are temporary. Peter is comparing the values of this world to the values of God. Your Aimless Conduct Received by Traditions From Your Fathers Peter is referring to the religious traditions passed on from generation to generation that have no real effect to change lives because they are merely traditions of men (Matt. 15:8-9, Mk. 7:8). v. 19 With the Precious Blood of Christ In the Old Testament important covenants were sealed by the blood of animal sacrifices. The New Covenant is sealed with the blood of Jesus. See Heb. 9:13-14 & Rom. 3:25. As a Lamb Without Blemish and Without Spot Peter is comparing the sacrifice of Jesus Christ to the Jewish Passover lamb sacrificed for the people that was required to be a perfect sacrifice (Ex. 12:5) v. 20 Foreordained Before the Foundation of the World This phrase reveals to us that God s plan of salvation was already known and planned out by God before the world was even created. God is never taken by surprise. And He isn t just making plans up as He goes along. Because of his foreknowledge (knowing everything before it happens) He already knew about the fall of man before it happened and had already made a plan to redeem man before the world began. This is a profound and amazing truth! Manifest in These Last Times for You This phrase merely means that what God knew and planned before the world began is finally being revealed to us in these last days. For you adds

4 a personal touch. God loves and cares about you and me. We have been included in God s plan of salvation. v. 21 Who Through Him Believe in God This is speaking of Christ (v. 19). Without Christ we would never find God. But because of Christ we now know and believe in God. Who Raised Him From the Dead and Gave Him Glory This is speaking of God the Father who raised Jesus from the dead (Acts 13:30; Rom. 10:9; Gal. 1:1; Col. 2:12). Gave Him glory -Compare this thought to Eph. 1:20-23 & Phil. 2:8-11. So that Your Faith and Hope are in God The verses we are reading show us God s great plan of salvation, His foreknowledge, and how He is in control. The more we understand His wonderful plan and His incredible power, the more we can put our faith and hope in Him. v. 22 Since You Have Purified Your Souls in Obeying the Truth Through the Spirit in Sincere Love of the Brethren This phrase in v. 22 must be taken in one complete lump. We cannot purify our souls apart from the Holy Spirit s help. Nor can we have purified souls without loving the brethren. 1 Peter 4:8 says, Love covers a multitude of sins. Love One Another Fervently With a Pure Heart Jesus taught us that love is the fulfillment of the entire law of God. See Matt. 22:37-40 & Mark 12: v. 23 Having Been Born Again See John 3:3-7. Jesus taught that no one can enter the Kingdom of God without being born of the Spirit. All people have been born of the flesh. But there is a need of a second birth of the Spirit before we can become true Children of God. See also Eph. 1:13. Not of Corruptible Seed but Incorruptible Seeds are what gives life to things. The seed which gives eternal life is incorruptible. Incorruptible means indestructible and morally upright. That seed is "the Word of God. Through the Word of God It is through faith in God s Word that we are born again," saved, and continually changed. See 1 Thess. 2:13. We cannot profit spiritually apart from the Word of God, which lives and abides forever. See Is. 40:8; Matt. 5:18, 24:35. TRUTH APPLIED: 1. What is God asking of us when He asks us to be holy in all our conduct? Can you give some specific examples of how this concept would apply to various areas of our lives like our work, our home, our hobbies, and our entertainments? 2. The New Testament teaches us that God is our Father. How do you think this concept differs from the way other religions view God? How do you think this makes a difference

5 between how people of other religions approach God and the way Christians should approach God? 3. We are told that we should live in the fear of God, knowing that we will all stand before the Father s judgment (v. 17). See also Rom. 14:10; 2 Cor. 5:10. How should this effect the way we live? What kind of fear should we have? What kind of fear should we not have? 4. Why did Christ have to shed his blood? (v. 19) 5. We learn a bit more about foreknowledge in today s text. According to v , how does God s foreordaining effect you today? 6. We know that foreknowledge means to know before. But foreordained means planned before. How specifically do you think God plans out the details of our lives? 7. How do we purify our heart according to v. 22? Is it through obedience, love, or the Spirit? 8. Just how important is the Word of God to the Christian? Can a person be a Christian without being exposed to Bible teaching? Why or why not? Ask various volunteers from your small group to describe the Gospel in their own words. What exactly is this Gospel of which angels long to look?

6 STUDY NOTES: Verses v. 24 Compare this quote with Ps 103:15-16 & Is 40:6-8 v. 25 But the Word of the LORD Endures Forever Again, driving home the point of v. 23b. See also Num. 23:19. Now this is the Word by which the Gospel was Preached to You Simply stated, the Gospel of Jesus Christ is the Word of God! CONCLUSION: Peter definitely exposes us to some deep theological truths. May God help us to not only understand these truths, but also live according to them.

Book of 1 Peter 1 Peter 1

Book of 1 Peter 1 Peter 1 A Study of 1 Peter 1....Page 1 of 6 Book of 1 Peter 1 Peter 1 Endure Persecution; Live Holy Lives; Love Brethren; The Abiding Word I. Additional Scriptures/Notes Introduction to 1 Peter In reading from

More information

Sunday School Lesson for October 5, 2003 Released on: October 3, 2003

Sunday School Lesson for October 5, 2003 Released on: October 3, 2003 Sunday School Lesson for October 5, 2003 Released on: October 3, 2003 Study 1 Peter 1:3-5, 13-21; 2:4-10 Live as God's People Questions and answers below. TIME: A.D. 63 PLACE: from Babylon (possibly Rome)

More information

1 Peter 1: Peter 1:22-25

1 Peter 1: Peter 1:22-25 1 Peter 1:22-25 1 Peter 1:22-25 What You Will Need to Get Through 3 Prerequisites. 1. A passion for God's Word. 2. A comfortable chair. 3. A Good Sense of Humor. This Sermon If you meet these 3 prerequisites,

More information

3. We must imitate Jesus; we must walk as he walked. 1 John 2:6. He who says he abides in Him ought himself also to walk just as He walked.

3. We must imitate Jesus; we must walk as he walked. 1 John 2:6. He who says he abides in Him ought himself also to walk just as He walked. Imitating Jesus 1. Every Christian is predestined and called to become Christ-like. Rom. 8:29 30. For whom He foreknew, He also predestined to be conformed to the image of His Son, that He might be the

More information

An Example to the Believers in Spirit, Faith, and Purity

An Example to the Believers in Spirit, Faith, and Purity An Example to the Believers in Spirit, Faith, and Purity I. Introduction. A. Reference to our Series. 1. Read our text: 1 Timothy 4:12-14. - Let no one despise your youth, but be an example to the believers

More information

Peter 1B. Nothing tests the faith of a Christian quite so much as a trial of life. o It s in those moments that we discover what we truly believe

Peter 1B. Nothing tests the faith of a Christian quite so much as a trial of life. o It s in those moments that we discover what we truly believe Peter 1B One night in 1903, after delivering a sermon on the sympathy of Jesus at Chicago's Salvation Army Citadel, Frederick Booth- Tucker was approached by a man who was rather unimpressed. "If your

More information

Obedience: From the Heart of Love April 24, 2012

Obedience: From the Heart of Love April 24, 2012 1 Fellowship Bible Church WOMEN IN THE WORD Obedience: From the Heart of Love April 24, 2012 John 14:15(NASB) "If you love Me, you will keep My commandments. (21,23) 1 John 2:3 (NKJV) Now by this we know

More information

I & II Peter Duane L. Anderson

I & II Peter Duane L. Anderson I & II Peter by Duane L. Anderson I & II Peter Copyright 2003 Duane L. Anderson 5-5-2005 American Indian Bible Institute Box 511 Norwalk, CA 90651-0511 www.aibi.org I Peter I. The Security that we have

More information

edition 2018 The Doctrines of Salvation: Sanctification from Great Doctrines of the Bible by William Evans

edition 2018 The Doctrines of Salvation: Sanctification from Great Doctrines of the Bible by William Evans www.wholesomewords.org edition 2018 The Doctrines of Salvation: Sanctification from Great Doctrines of the Bible by William Evans SANCTIFICATION. If Regeneration has to do with our nature, Justification

More information

The Father is Seeking for the True Worshipers

The Father is Seeking for the True Worshipers Memorial Day Weekend Conference in Fountain Valley May 22-24, 2015 The Father is Seeking for the True Worshipers I. The Father is seeking for the true worshipers who worship Him in spirit and reality (John

More information

1 Peter Series Lesson #051

1 Peter Series Lesson #051 1 Peter Series Lesson #051 June 2, 2016 Dean Bible Ministries www.deanbibleministries.org Dr. Robert L. Dean, Jr. Open Carry FOREKNOWLEDGE OR SELECTION? 1 PETER 1:20 1 Pet. 1:13, Therefore gird up the

More information

THE PERFECTED AND PROGRESSIVE ASPECTS OF THE BELIEVER'S SANCTIFICATION

THE PERFECTED AND PROGRESSIVE ASPECTS OF THE BELIEVER'S SANCTIFICATION THE PERFECTED AND PROGRESSIVE ASPECTS OF THE BELIEVER'S SANCTIFICATION GRACE NOTEBOOK The Perfected and Progressive Aspects of the Believer's Sanctification By John Woodward Is it possible to be so excited

More information

Soteriology Session 23

Soteriology Session 23 Soteriology Session 23 Dr. Andy Woods Senior Pastor Sugar Land Bible Church Professor of Bible & Theology College of Biblical Studies Soteriology Overview I. Definition II. Election III. Atonement IV.

More information

I. JESUS SPOKE OF LIFE & DEATH IN 2 WAYS. I Am The Resurrection & The Life (John 11:17-27)

I. JESUS SPOKE OF LIFE & DEATH IN 2 WAYS. I Am The Resurrection & The Life (John 11:17-27) I Am The Resurrection & The Life (John 11:17-27) A. Background: Lazarus, a friend of Jesus & the brother of Martha & Mary had died. Jesus was told that Lazarus was sick but waited 4 days to come to Bethany

More information

Without Faith it is impossible to please God

Without Faith it is impossible to please God My beloved brethren and sisters, Without Faith it is impossible to please God One of the principles which run throughout Scripture is the necessity for our faith to be tried. The Apostle Paul wrote: Without

More information

*April 1 7. Incorruptible. Read for This Week s Study: 1 Pet. 1:1, 2; John 3:16; Ezek. 33:11; 1 Pet. 1:3 21; Lev. 11:44, 45; 1 Pet. 1:22 25.

*April 1 7. Incorruptible. Read for This Week s Study: 1 Pet. 1:1, 2; John 3:16; Ezek. 33:11; 1 Pet. 1:3 21; Lev. 11:44, 45; 1 Pet. 1:22 25. Lesson 2 *April 1 7 An Inheritance Incorruptible Sabbath Afternoon Read for This Week s Study: 1 Pet. 1:1, 2; John 3:16; Ezek. 33:11; 1 Pet. 1:3 21; Lev. 11:44, 45; 1 Pet. 1:22 25. Memory Text: Now that

More information

The Church the Fullness of Christ. Eph 1:22-23

The Church the Fullness of Christ. Eph 1:22-23 The Church the Fullness of Eph 1:22-23 And God placed all things under his feet and appointed him to be head over everything for the church, 23 which is his body, the fullness of him who fills everything

More information

1 Peter Series Lesson #052

1 Peter Series Lesson #052 1 Peter Series Lesson #052 June 9, 2016 Dean Bible Ministries www.deanbibleministries.org Dr. Robert L. Dean, Jr. FAITHFUL: FAITH AND HOPE 1 PETER 1:20 21 1. Rest your hope fully on the grace brought to

More information

2 Thessalonians Chapter 3

2 Thessalonians Chapter 3 2 Thessalonians Chapter 3 2 Thessalonians 3:1 "Finally, brethren, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may have [free] course, and be glorified, even as [it is] with you:" Pray for us : Paul frequently

More information

The Godly Woman s Guide

The Godly Woman s Guide The Godly Woman s Guide to Daily AFFIRMATIONS Words to inspire godly women from a biblical perspective By award-winning author Terri Temple The Godly Woman s Guide to Daily AFFIRMATIONS Words to inspire

More information

HOW TO USE THIS GUIDE

HOW TO USE THIS GUIDE HOW TO USE THIS GUIDE Whether you re using this Study Guide with your family, in a discipleship relationship, or as a Small Group, our hope is that it will help you dive deeper into 1 Peter in the context

More information

Blessings of Following Christ

Blessings of Following Christ Also Mark 10:17-31; Luke 18:18-30 Passage describes: 1. Cost of discipleship (Matt. 19:16-22) 2. Problem with riches (Matt. 19:23-26) 3. Specific reward for apostles (Matt. 19:27-28) 4. Blessings for all

More information

18. Describe the doctrine of Union with Christ explaining its biblical basis and implications for Christian living.

18. Describe the doctrine of Union with Christ explaining its biblical basis and implications for Christian living. 18. Describe the doctrine of Union with Christ explaining its biblical basis and implications for Christian living. Romans 6:4-7 4 Therefore we have been buried with Him through baptism into death, so

More information

Christian-Marriage-Today.com

Christian-Marriage-Today.com Christian-Marriage-Today.com Couple s Bible Reading Plan Dear Brother and Sister in Christ! We are so very excited that you and your mate have chosen to join other Christian couples in reading through

More information

Once saved always saved? Have you ever wondered if a Christian will go to hell if he or she murdered someone or committed

Once saved always saved? Have you ever wondered if a Christian will go to hell if he or she murdered someone or committed Saved Only Once Once saved always saved? Have you ever wondered if a Christian will go to hell if he or she murdered someone or committed suicide? Have you ever read a verse in the Bible that seems to

More information

1 Peter Series Lesson #056

1 Peter Series Lesson #056 1 Peter Series Lesson #056 July 12, 2016 Dean Bible Ministries www.deanbibleministries.org Dr. Robert L. Dean, Jr. CRAVE THE WORD!!!! PART 2 1 PETER 2:1 3 1:1 2 Salutation, greeting to the pilgrims of

More information

Faith Works To Be Saved

Faith Works To Be Saved Faith Works To Be Saved As we begin to look at James letter related to our faith and works, there must be a clear understanding of what allows mankind to reap the benefits of salvation it is only by the

More information

HOW TO SHARE THE GOSPEL

HOW TO SHARE THE GOSPEL How a Sinner becomes a Saint 1. must see self as a sinner, totally incapable of saving yourself (Jeremiah 3:13) 2.must believe that reconciliation is provided through Christ s death (Rom 5:8-11; Col 1:19-23)

More information

BIBLE INTAKE PLAN. Daily Bible Readings. II Corinthians 5:17

BIBLE INTAKE PLAN. Daily Bible Readings. II Corinthians 5:17 2017 BIBLE INTAKE PLAN Daily Bible Readings II Corinthians 5:17 WHERE GOD is? taking US We re on a journey to discover and apply the vision God has given us. It s where Bellevue s unique gifts and resources

More information

Spiritual Blessings In Christ

Spiritual Blessings In Christ Song Numbers 1 Spiritual Blessings In Christ 2 Introduction 3 Eph. 1:3 4 [3] Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places

More information

a one-year bible reading plan

a one-year bible reading plan a one-year bible reading plan Start the New Year strong by committing to reading through the entirety of Scripture over the coming year. We ve created a reading plan that includes three passages each day

More information

Belonging to Jesus for eternity is supposed to transform how we live right now.

Belonging to Jesus for eternity is supposed to transform how we live right now. A Life Full of Hope 1 Peter 1:13-25 1 Peter 1:13-25 Introduction Last week we saw how our lives, troubles and all, somehow fit into a gigantic master plan that God was orchestrating. God has prepared an

More information

Investigating the Word of God. First Peter. Gene Taylor. Gene Taylor, All Rights Reserved.

Investigating the Word of God. First Peter. Gene Taylor. Gene Taylor, All Rights Reserved. Investigating the Word of God First Peter. Gene Taylor Gene Taylor, 2006. All Rights Reserved. An Introduction to First Peter The Author of the Book From the most ancient times the church has assigned

More information

LESSON 1. What Is Prayer?

LESSON 1. What Is Prayer? LESSON 1 What Is Prayer? Prayer Is Communication With God When we pray, we communicate with a Person in a relational way. With God Psalm prayers provide a good example of communicating with God. Desperation

More information

I & II Peter Eight Lessons (Verse-by-Verse)

I & II Peter Eight Lessons (Verse-by-Verse) I & II Peter Eight Lessons (Verse-by-Verse) Bible Study Course Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth. II Timothy 2:15 LESSON

More information

5. Jesus Christ, The Sinner s Only Hope How Can I Be Saved?

5. Jesus Christ, The Sinner s Only Hope How Can I Be Saved? 5. Jesus Christ, The Sinner s Only Hope How Can I Be Saved? If no one and nothing in this world can save you, can you be saved? Remember, the standard that must be maintained and satisfied is God s holiness.

More information

Presents THE PRIESTHOOD GARMENTS

Presents THE PRIESTHOOD GARMENTS NEW CREATION MINISTRY TRAINING CENTER A ministry of the Christian Service Center th 4800 37 St N St. Petersburg, FL 33781 (727) 525-7461 www.cscenters.org Presents THE PRIESTHOOD GARMENTS Only a full knowledge

More information

Satan In Job. Satan Inciting the LORD DEFINING. Job 2:3 & James 1:13 Contradiction? not only cynical but an insulting accuser

Satan In Job. Satan Inciting the LORD DEFINING. Job 2:3 & James 1:13 Contradiction? not only cynical but an insulting accuser to open their eyes, in order to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those who are sanctified by faith

More information

Paul says For if Abraham were justified by works (v2), obviously implying that Abraham was NOT justified by works

Paul says For if Abraham were justified by works (v2), obviously implying that Abraham was NOT justified by works Rom 4:1 What shall we say then that Abraham our father, as pertaining to the flesh, hath found? 2 For if Abraham were justified by works, he hath whereof to glory; but not before God. 3 For what saith

More information

Walking With God. By Charles Willis

Walking With God. By Charles Willis Walking With God He has told you, O man, what is good; And what does the Lord require of you But to do justice, to love kindness, And to walk humbly with your God? Micah 6:8 By Charles Willis Walking

More information

THE PASSOVER OVERVIEW BIBLE STUDY BY JAMIE MCNAB 2/4/16

THE PASSOVER OVERVIEW BIBLE STUDY BY JAMIE MCNAB 2/4/16 THE PASSOVER OVERVIEW BIBLE STUDY BY JAMIE MCNAB 2/4/16 Passover is coming up fairly soon. Three weeks today will be the First Day of Unleavened Bread April 23. We should be ready for Passover Thursday

More information

GOD S STORY The four major categories

GOD S STORY The four major categories GOD S STORY The four major categories Why Study the Narrative of Scripture, God s Story? 1. It helps us make sense of the world God s stage of redemption, though fallen, there is an unfolding drama Answers

More information

Our Paschal Lamb The Power of Faith Jewish Exodus

Our Paschal Lamb The Power of Faith Jewish Exodus Every spring those of the Jewish and Christian faiths call to mind scriptures dealing with the importance of the paschal lamb. For most Jews, the Passover lamb marks the beginning of a nation, the end

More information

1 Peter Series Lesson #025

1 Peter Series Lesson #025 1 Peter Series Lesson #025 September 3, 2015 Dean Bible Ministries www.deanbibleministries.org Dr. Robert L. Dean, Jr. THE POWER OF GOD 1 PETER 1:4 5 Meaning is determined by context. What is the meaning

More information

1. All Nations (Rev 7:9) Practice Hospitality (Rom 12:13) Welcome & invite others (Luke 14:23) Accept others (Rom 15:7)

1. All Nations (Rev 7:9) Practice Hospitality (Rom 12:13) Welcome & invite others (Luke 14:23) Accept others (Rom 15:7) Part 3: COVENANT (V a rious V er ses) I believe in Jesus Christ as my Lord and Savior (Acts 16:31) and have been baptized (Mk 16:16), and being in agreement with UCM s statements, strategy, and structure

More information

Exodus. 4. Should we be afraid to do the right thing (obey God)? a. What does Jesus tell us in Matthew 10:28?

Exodus. 4. Should we be afraid to do the right thing (obey God)? a. What does Jesus tell us in Matthew 10:28? A. Ex. 1:1-2:10 Baby Moses 1. Where was Goshen? 2. What happened to Moses after he was born? 3. Why didn t Moses parents obey the king (Pharaoh) and kill Moses at his birth (Heb. 11:23)? 4. Should we be

More information

Marvelous Mercy and Grace. Titus 3: 3-7

Marvelous Mercy and Grace. Titus 3: 3-7 Marvelous Mercy and Grace Titus 3: 3-7 Our text this morning comes from the last of the books known as the Pastoral Epistles. Paul wrote three epistles to young preachers, two to Timothy and one to Titus.

More information

2 Thessalonians 3. Exhortation To Pray For Paul And Others 3:1-2

2 Thessalonians 3. Exhortation To Pray For Paul And Others 3:1-2 "Scripture taken from the NEW AMERICAN STANDARD BIBLE, Copyright 1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation Used by permission." (www.lockman.org) 2 Thessalonians

More information

NT205 Romans and Galatians Week #4 The Need for Sanctification Romans Ch. 6 & 7

NT205 Romans and Galatians Week #4 The Need for Sanctification Romans Ch. 6 & 7 NT205 Romans and Galatians Week #4 The Need for Sanctification Romans Ch. 6 & 7 Grade Record Sheet for 10/12/2017 Attendance (50 pts) Enter score for 10/12/2017 Reading - Bible (15 pts) Should have read:

More information

The Mind of Christ The Memorial of Love Part Three

The Mind of Christ The Memorial of Love Part Three (Mind of Christ 24c The Memorial of Love Part 3) 1 The Mind of Christ The Memorial of Love Part Three INTRODUCTION: I. In our series entitled The Mind of Christ, we re now focusing our attention on the

More information

Either a Child of God or the Devil; Your Fruit Will Reveal It

Either a Child of God or the Devil; Your Fruit Will Reveal It Either a Child of God or the Devil; Your Fruit Will Reveal It Big Picture: This section of scripture has one major theme running through it again and again the revelation of Jesus in history past and in

More information

Please note: The scriptures marked with an asterisk (*) are those to which we will be turning.

Please note: The scriptures marked with an asterisk (*) are those to which we will be turning. Outline Lesson 1 Please note: The scriptures marked with an asterisk (*) are those to (1) Jesus Church a. Will prevail (Mat 16:18) b. The remnant (Lk 18:8; Mat 7:14) c. The two Christianities (Mat 7:21-23)

More information

A 16 lesson study on the subject of discipleship as viewed from the pen and life of the apostle Peter. Prepared by Boyd Jennings

A 16 lesson study on the subject of discipleship as viewed from the pen and life of the apostle Peter. Prepared by Boyd Jennings Peter & Discipleship A 16 lesson study on the subject of discipleship as viewed from the pen and life of the apostle Peter. Prepared by Boyd Jennings What Is A Disciple? (Lesson #1) Mark 10:17-22, 29-30;

More information

1 Cor. 6:18 Flee Sexual Immorality Last week, we considered this passage as a whole, especially Paul s command to glorify God in your body (v. 20).

1 Cor. 6:18 Flee Sexual Immorality Last week, we considered this passage as a whole, especially Paul s command to glorify God in your body (v. 20). 1 1 Cor. 6:18 Flee Sexual Immorality Last week, we considered this passage as a whole, especially Paul s command to glorify God in your body (v. 20). Christian, your body is the place where God dwells

More information

THE RECOVERY OF THE PRIESTHOOD FOR GOD S BUILDING. Message Three. Christ as the Food, Clothing, and Dwelling of the Priests

THE RECOVERY OF THE PRIESTHOOD FOR GOD S BUILDING. Message Three. Christ as the Food, Clothing, and Dwelling of the Priests THE RECOVERY OF THE PRIESTHOOD FOR GOD S BUILDING (Friday Evening Session) Message Three Christ as the Food, Clothing, and Dwelling of the Priests Scripture Reading: Heb. 10:5-10; John 6:57, 63; Gal. 3:27;

More information

The Fear Of Yahuah 2 Is There An Author In The House?

The Fear Of Yahuah 2 Is There An Author In The House? The Fear Of Yahuah 2 Is There An Author In The House? 1Cor.14:33 For Yahuah is not the author of confusion, but of peace, as in all churches of the chosen. Jas.3:16 For where envying and strife is, there

More information

The Lord is my strength and song, and He has become my salvation. (Ps 118:14) Lecture I: Original Sin & Atonement

The Lord is my strength and song, and He has become my salvation. (Ps 118:14) Lecture I: Original Sin & Atonement The Lord is my strength and song, and He has become my salvation. (Ps 118:14) Lecture I: Original Sin & Atonement Original Sin(s) in the Orthodox Perspective: It is written, God created man in His own

More information

JUSTIFICATION BY WORKS VERSUS JUSTIFICATION BY GRACE

JUSTIFICATION BY WORKS VERSUS JUSTIFICATION BY GRACE JUSTIFICATION BY WORKS VERSUS JUSTIFICATION BY GRACE INTRODUCTION FOR LESSON TWO We listed in the previous article 21 items the Bible says saves us! GOD saves us through His MERCY, GRACE, and LOVE. CHRIST

More information

What is it about blood, which we normally think of as grotesque, that has caused Christians in every generation to actually celebrate it?

What is it about blood, which we normally think of as grotesque, that has caused Christians in every generation to actually celebrate it? THE POWER IN THE BLOOD OF JESUS 1 INTRODUCTION I met with Ryan earlier this week, we were speaking about a crusade we are planning in the month of April. We started discussing one of the sermons I preached

More information

B. We have come to one of the most tragic chapters in the entire Bible.

B. We have come to one of the most tragic chapters in the entire Bible. CDC 18 Temptation Part 1 David s Catastrophic Sin 2 Sam 11:1-5 A. Temptation follows a pattern. Jas 1:13-15 B. We have come to one of the most tragic chapters in the entire Bible. C. I thank God for recording

More information

IT'S GOOD TO OBEY GOD'S LAW (THE MORAL LAW OF LOVE) By Jesse Morrell THE PURPOSE OF GOVERNMENT & THE DESIGN OF LAWS

IT'S GOOD TO OBEY GOD'S LAW (THE MORAL LAW OF LOVE) By Jesse Morrell THE PURPOSE OF GOVERNMENT & THE DESIGN OF LAWS IT'S GOOD TO OBEY GOD'S LAW (THE MORAL LAW OF LOVE) By Jesse Morrell THE PURPOSE OF GOVERNMENT & THE DESIGN OF LAWS The purpose of Government is to protect society from harm, to promote the wellbeing of

More information

Sermon Mark S. Aites 5/19/13 A.M. PERFECTING HOLINESS (lesson idea borrowed)

Sermon Mark S. Aites 5/19/13 A.M. PERFECTING HOLINESS (lesson idea borrowed) Sermon Mark S. Aites 5/19/13 A.M. PERFECTING HOLINESS (lesson idea borrowed) INTRODUCTION: 1. Hebrew writer gives a biblical charge: Heb. 12:14 Pursue peace with all people, and holiness, without which

More information

1 Peter NASB Page 1. 1 Peter 1:1-13

1 Peter NASB Page 1. 1 Peter 1:1-13 1 Peter NASB Page 1 1 Peter 1:1-13 1:1 Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who reside as aliens, scattered throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, who are chosen 1:2 according

More information

Analytical Outline, 1 Peter NASB Page 1

Analytical Outline, 1 Peter NASB Page 1 Analytical Outline, 1 Peter NASB Page 1 1 Peter 1 1Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ to those who reside as aliens scattered throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia who are chosen 2

More information

is a collaborative initiative by the Ministries Committee of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. It is designed as a wholechurch

is a collaborative initiative by the Ministries Committee of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. It is designed as a wholechurch G r o w i n g D i s c i p l e s is a collaborative initiative by the Ministries Committee of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. It is designed as a wholechurch endeavor, based on the biblical

More information

Question: What the highest form of praise? Answer: The highest form of praise is not simply to say that you value something supremely, but to

Question: What the highest form of praise? Answer: The highest form of praise is not simply to say that you value something supremely, but to Question: What the highest form of praise? Answer: The highest form of praise is not simply to say that you value something supremely, but to actually demonstrate that you do to alter your thoughts, choices,

More information

1 Peter Series Lesson #053

1 Peter Series Lesson #053 1 Peter Series Lesson #053 June 16, 2016 Dean Bible Ministries www.deanbibleministries.org Dr. Robert L. Dean, Jr. REGENERATION; LOVE ONE ANOTHER 1 PETER 1:21 25 1 Pet. 1:20, [indeed, having been] known

More information

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOUR LESSONS AND KEYS ARE THE LATEST VERSIONS Master Series Booklet (inside front cover):

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOUR LESSONS AND KEYS ARE THE LATEST VERSIONS Master Series Booklet (inside front cover): April 2018 You. Sharing Jesus. April, 2018 Dear WBS Coordinator/Study Helper, As always, thank you so much for your partnership in the Gospel with World Bible School! Your last Coordinator s Corner from

More information

1 PETER (Teacher s Edition) Part One: The Salvation of the Believer (1:1--2:12) Part Two: The Submission of the Believer (2:13--3:12)

1 PETER (Teacher s Edition) Part One: The Salvation of the Believer (1:1--2:12) Part Two: The Submission of the Believer (2:13--3:12) 1 PETER (Teacher s Edition) Part One: The Salvation of the Believer (1:1--2:12) I. Salutation 1:1-2 II. Salvation of the Believer 1:3-12 A. Hope for the Future 1:3-4 B. Trials for the Present 1:5-9 C.

More information

Let us see the parameters by which we know or test the genuineness of our knowledge of Christ as Saviour.

Let us see the parameters by which we know or test the genuineness of our knowledge of Christ as Saviour. MESSAGE Occasion : Evening Worship Date : July 17, 2016 TITLE : PROOFS OF LIFE Text/s : I Jn 2:3 3 And hereby we do know that we know him, if we keep his commandments. 2 Cor 13:5-6 5 Examine yourselves,

More information

Overcoming the Spirit of Immorality (Matt. 5:27-30)

Overcoming the Spirit of Immorality (Matt. 5:27-30) Page 1 Session Ten Overcoming the Spirit of Immorality (Matt. 5:27-30) A. Introduction 1. In Matt. 5:21-48, Jesus was not rebuking us about sin, but as a good Shepherd, He was: a. Teaching and equipping

More information

Life J o u r n a l. 100 Days of Prayer. campaign. Building Lives that Honor God

Life J o u r n a l. 100 Days of Prayer. campaign. Building Lives that Honor God Life J o u r n a l 100 Days of Prayer campaign Building Lives that Honor God This Journal Belongs to: If Found Please Call: In the back of this journal please find both helps on Why Pray to track prayer

More information

6. Obedient Believers Added Together in the Church: Acts 2:42-47

6. Obedient Believers Added Together in the Church: Acts 2:42-47 6. Obedient Believers Added Together in the Church: Acts 2:42-47 Acts 2:42-47 chronicles the establishment of the church, including details of worship and fellowship. Prior to this point, the scriptures

More information

HOW TO REMAIN ON FIRE FOR GOD Sylvester Onyemalechi

HOW TO REMAIN ON FIRE FOR GOD Sylvester Onyemalechi HOW TO REMAIN ON FIRE FOR GOD Sylvester Onyemalechi Every Christian is expected to be zealously on fire for his or her Savior, serving with all his or her heart to the best of his or her ability. God did

More information

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come!

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come! 2 Cor. 5:17 Christ the Center Gal 2:20 Christ the Center Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come! I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live,

More information

The Sanctuary Honor Answers. Holy Place Sanctification

The Sanctuary Honor Answers. Holy Place Sanctification The Sanctuary Honor Answers 1. Name the three main parts of the Sanctuary and the court. A. Tell what was in each part. Courtyard Holy place Most Holy Place Courtyard Justification Our title to heaven

More information

HEBRAIC KEYS TO KEEPING GOD S COVENANT Session 2 Making Covenant With God Page 5

HEBRAIC KEYS TO KEEPING GOD S COVENANT Session 2 Making Covenant With God Page 5 Session 2 Making Covenant With God Page 5 I. DIFFERENT TYPES OF ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN COVENANTS ARE FASHIONED AFTER GOD S COVENANTS OF PROMISE A. Between Individuals Mutual benefit regarding friendship,

More information

Authority of the Writings of Rav Shaul

Authority of the Writings of Rav Shaul Authority of the Writings of Rav Shaul KJV John 14:23 Jesus answered and said unto him, If a man love me, he will keep my words: and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our abode

More information

WARFARE PRAYING. Victor Matthews

WARFARE PRAYING. Victor Matthews WARFARE PRAYING Victor Matthews TABLE OF CONTENTS SESSION ONE: The Encouragement in Warfare Praying: The Plan of God... 2 Addendum: Satan and the Successful Christian Life SESSION TWO: An Example of Warfare

More information

Unitarian Truncation of God s Sacrificial Love By Tim Warner

Unitarian Truncation of God s Sacrificial Love By Tim Warner Unitarian Truncation of God s Sacrificial Love By Tim Warner www.4windsfellowships.net In their zeal to defend the oneness of God, Unitarians have attacked one of the cardinal doctrines of the Christian

More information

What Will Be Your Eternal Destiny?

What Will Be Your Eternal Destiny? Presenting the Study Sheet: What Will Be Your Eternal Destiny? This study sheet, What Will Be Your Eternal Destiny? may be used after almost any study sheet. Perhaps it is best not to present this study

More information

Reverent Fear. 1 Peter 1:17-21

Reverent Fear. 1 Peter 1:17-21 Reverent Fear 1 Peter 1:17-21 Reverent Fear Since we are God s children, we should desire to be like Him. The word holy comes from the Greek word hagios (hag -ee-os), which literally means to be pure or

More information

DISCOVERING RELATIONAL WISDOM TM

DISCOVERING RELATIONAL WISDOM TM DISCOVERING RELATIONAL WISDOM TM Stronger Relationships Valued Influence Compelling Witness Get wisdom. Prize her highly, and she will exalt you. Proverbs 4:7-8 Relationship trumps expertise Technical

More information

CHRIST. We will give more information about this later, but remember! THE LAW WAS OUR SCHOOLMASTER TO BRING US UNTO CHRIST! FAITH

CHRIST. We will give more information about this later, but remember! THE LAW WAS OUR SCHOOLMASTER TO BRING US UNTO CHRIST! FAITH LAW AND FAITH (by Boyce Mouton) Wherefore the law was our schoolmaster to bring us unto Christ, that we might be justified by faith. But after that faith is come, we are no longer under a schoolmaster.

More information

Some Things We Should Know About the Meaning of the Words "Spirit" and "Soul"

Some Things We Should Know About the Meaning of the Words Spirit and Soul Some Things We Should Know About the Meaning of the Words "Spirit" and "Soul" by Karl Kemp; February 2012 I'll always quote from the New American Standard Bible, 1995 edition, unless I mention otherwise.

More information

The Catholic Faith. Mission of Christ. Mission of Christ

The Catholic Faith. Mission of Christ. Mission of Christ CCC 592 - Jesus did not abolish the Law of Sinai (The Ten Commandments), but rather fulfilled it (Mt 5:17-19) with such perfection (Jn 8:46) that he revealed its ultimate meaning (cf. Mt 5:33) and redeemed

More information

Finding Wisdom In Our Lives!

Finding Wisdom In Our Lives! Finding Wisdom In Our Lives! Introduction: I. This morning in our Bible class here in the auditorium we studied about Solomon and particularly Solomon asking for wisdom from God. A. And we noticed how

More information

Holiness - The Eternal Discriminator

Holiness - The Eternal Discriminator Holiness - The Eternal Discriminator April 29, 2018 1 Peter 1:14 ESV 14 As obedient children, do not be conformed (syschēmatizō - to conform to another's pattern in mind and character, to fashion alike)

More information

Meditations for the 40 Days of Lent

Meditations for the 40 Days of Lent Meditations for the 40 Days of Lent Every year, when Advent, Christmas, the Forty days of Lent or Easter come along, the Servants of the Word choose a set of Scripture passages which will be read out during

More information

SALVATION: Why be a Christian? From a Coptic Orthodox Perspective. Fr. Pishoy Wasfy (Coptic Orthodox Church)

SALVATION: Why be a Christian? From a Coptic Orthodox Perspective. Fr. Pishoy Wasfy (Coptic Orthodox Church) SALVATION: Why be a Christian? From a Coptic Orthodox Perspective Fr. Pishoy Wasfy (Coptic Orthodox Church) 1. What is the goal or purpose of the Christian life? To escape from the corruption that entered

More information

VILLAGE CHURCH AT MIDLOTHIAN MEMBER COVENANT Explanation. What is the Church?

VILLAGE CHURCH AT MIDLOTHIAN MEMBER COVENANT Explanation. What is the Church? VILLAGE CHURCH AT MIDLOTHIAN MEMBER COVENANT Explanation Present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Do not be conformed to this world, but be

More information

What You Need to Know About the Death of Jesus: Part 2

What You Need to Know About the Death of Jesus: Part 2 Liberty University DigitalCommons@Liberty University What You Need to Know About... Willmington School of the Bible 2008 What You Need to Know About the Death of Jesus: Part 2 Harold Willmington Liberty

More information

Jesus is Lord over my spirit, my soul, and my body (Phil. 2:9-11).

Jesus is Lord over my spirit, my soul, and my body (Phil. 2:9-11). Sunday Personal Confessions Jesus is Lord over my spirit, my soul, and my body (Phil. 2:9-11). Jesus has been made unto me wisdom, righteousness, sanctification, and redemption. I can do all things through

More information

Foundations for Your Faith Lesson 25 NIV Future Things: The Rapture and the Second Coming (Eschatology) 1 Thess. 4:13-18 and Revelation Chapters 19-22

Foundations for Your Faith Lesson 25 NIV Future Things: The Rapture and the Second Coming (Eschatology) 1 Thess. 4:13-18 and Revelation Chapters 19-22 Foundations for Your Faith Lesson 25 NIV Future Things: The Rapture and the Second Coming (Eschatology) 1 Thess. 4:13-18 and Revelation Chapters 19-22 Read 1 Thess. 4:13-18, and Revelation chapters 19-22

More information

Problem/Solution. A Theology of Sin and Salvation

Problem/Solution. A Theology of Sin and Salvation Problem/Solution A Theology of Sin and Salvation Are We Sick of Sin? No One is Righteous before God Romans 3:9-20 But God! Romans 3:21-24 Ephesians 2:1-5 Salvation! God Rescues and Restores The righteousness

More information

Leviticus The holy people of a holy God

Leviticus The holy people of a holy God Leviticus The holy people of a holy God Key verse: 20:26 You shall be holy to Me, for I the LORD am holy and have separated you from the peoples, that you should be Mine. you were ransomed from the futile

More information

GREAT LAKES CATECHISM ON MARRIAGE AND SEXUALITY

GREAT LAKES CATECHISM ON MARRIAGE AND SEXUALITY GREAT LAKES CATECHISM ON MARRIAGE AND SEXUALITY To my sisters and brothers at Fourth Reformed Church, the North Grand Rapids Classis, the Regional Synod of the Great Lakes, and the Reformed Church in America,

More information

The Testimony of the Tabernacle

The Testimony of the Tabernacle The Testimony of the Tabernacle Jason Patrick Hilburn The tabernacle of Moses day is one of the most intriguing subjects which can be studied. Some have noted that 50 chapters of the Bible deal with the

More information

BAPTISMAL CLASS Manual

BAPTISMAL CLASS Manual THE REDEEMED CHRISTIAN CHURCH OF GOD BAPTISMAL CLASS Manual Revised Edition 1 PREFACE May 2011 Congratulations! Beloved, surrendering your life to Jesus Christ is the best decision you have ever made.

More information

Proposition: You have been redeemed by the precious blood of Christ (v ).

Proposition: You have been redeemed by the precious blood of Christ (v ). 1 1 Peter 1:13-25- Redeemed by the Precious Blood of Christ Proposition: You have been redeemed by the precious blood of Christ (v. 18-19). Therefore (1) Since you have been redeemed by the precious blood

More information