Category Archives: 1Peter

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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Like Living Stones

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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When His Glory Is Revealed

Context. That’s the comfort Peter offers the “elect exiles of the dispersion” (1Peter 1:1). The big picture. That’s what Peter paints for those who are being slandered and are suffering for doing good (3:16-17). The end game. That’s what he … Continue reading

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A Grace Thing

This morning I got stuck on a phrase in my reading in 1Peter 2. A phrase translated very differently in the ESV than in other translations. While it seems the other translations chose to render it according to what they … Continue reading

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The Will of God

Sometimes you gotta dig . . . other times it’s handed to you on a silver platter. Sometimes you don’t know what God wants you to do from a given passage . . . and then there’s those other times … Continue reading

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