Category Archives: 1Peter

Bless

As part of a class we teach at our church, we say that, among other things, a church member is one who aspires to be a “unifying member.” Someone who understands that we are to be “eager”, or “make every effort”, … Continue reading

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To say the believers of the dispersion were misunderstood is an understatement. Increasingly, they were being persecuted for that which they didn’t do under the guise that they believed something which they didn’t believe. They were becoming a convenient scapegoat … Continue reading

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The Foretaste of Grace

It was going to get worse before it got better. And for many, there was the very real possibility they wouldn’t live through the worse and never see it get better . . . at least not on earth. That’s … Continue reading

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Bless

It’s been my experience that when the circumstances of life get difficult it often puts strain on relationships. Show me a couple in the pressure cooker of financial need and it won’t surprise me if, from time to time, they … Continue reading

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Beauty in the Eye of the Beholder

God loves to “love on” His people. Jesus is “crazy in love” with His bride. And though, from time to time, we may not think we’re much to look at, yet we can praise the Lord that our beauty is … Continue reading

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That God is in the midst of a building program is clear in Scripture. He is the architect. He is also the developer, the sub-contractor, and the tradesman. He even supplies all the material. And it’s recycled material. All of … Continue reading

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Ransomed from the Vapors

Vapor of vapors . . . all of it is vapor. As the Preacher draws his musings to an end in Ecclesiastes he can’t shake the overall futility he feels as he nears the end of his race (Eccl. 12:8). … Continue reading

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