Nathan Sehi • Sermon • • 872 views
The passage calls for us to obedience and spiritual purity because God is Holy (pure). In our former lives we were controlled in ignorance by the passions of the flesh (sinful desire). However, because of the grace of Christ we should obey God. This should be accomplished by prepairing ourselves to obey, focusing on the Hope of our future grace (glorification), and by conforming ourselves to God's purity.
How does the mind effect the hope we have in Christ? What we think about is what we hope in! How we act tells us how we think! Listen as Pastor Cooper explains how Peter links the mind, heart, and holiness in the faith of a believer.
1 &2 Peter - Steadfast
Robert Nicholes • Sermon • • 5 views
EXPECTATION FOR EACH SUNDAY THIS SEMESTER: That you consider Peter’s words and what it would mean to apply them in your own life. Ready yourself to consider the text - my work is to help you understand it - the table time is for you to begin processing. Each week moving forward I want to give you time…
Turn to 1 Peter 1 There seems to be a perception about God and the Church in our society - that God and the Church exist primarily to fix problems. “If God’s is so powerful, and He can fix all my problems, then He should fix all my problems and the problems of the world” - or so goes the idea. Of course…
Justin Culbertson • Sermon • • 1 view
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. As obedient children, do not be conformed to the passions of your former ignorance, but as he who called you is holy, you also be holy in…