Lessons in Suffering

In The Word Read: 1 Peter 3:13 – 4:6 13 Who is there to harm you if you prove zealous for what is good? 14 But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. And do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled, 15 but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give […]

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Submission

In The Word Read: 1 Peter 3:1-12 Godly Living 3 In the same way, you wives, be submissive to your own husbands so that even if any of them are disobedient to the word, they may be won without a word by the behavior of their wives, 2 as they observe your chaste and respectful behavior.3 Your adornment must not be merely external—braiding the hair, and wearing […]

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Chosen by God

In The Word Read: 1 Peter 2:4-17 As Living Stones 4 And coming to Him as to a living stone which has been rejected by men, but is choice and precious in the sight of God, 5 you also, as living stones, are being built up as a spiritual house for a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ. 6 For this is […]

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Protect Your Mind

In The Word Read: 1 Peter 1:13-2:3 13 Therefore, prepare your minds for action, keep sober in spirit, fix your hope completely on the grace to be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ.14 As obedient children, do not be conformed to the former lusts which were your sin your ignorance, 15 but like the Holy One who called you, be holy yourselves also in all your behavior; 16 because it is written, “You shall be holy, for […]

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Hold Fast to Your Faith

In The Word Read 1 Peter 1:1-12  A Living Hope, and a Sure Salvation 1 Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who reside as aliens, scattered throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, who are chosen 2 according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, by the sanctifying work of the Spirit, to obey Jesus Christ and be sprinkled with His blood: May grace and peace be yours in the fullest measure. […]

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Stay the Course

In The Word Read Judges 19 A Levite’s Concubine Degraded 19 Now it came about in those days, when there was no king in Israel, that there was a certain Levite staying in the remote part of the hill country of Ephraim, who took a concubine for himself from Bethlehem in Judah. 2 But his concubine played the harlot against him, […]

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Do Not Turn Away

In The Word Read Judges 17-18 Micah’s Idolatry 17 Now there was a man of the hill country of Ephraim whose name was Micah.2 He said to his mother, “The eleven hundred pieces of silver which were taken from you, about which you uttered a curse in my hearing, behold, the silver is with me; I took it.” And his mother […]

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