1 Peter

God’s Grace / Our Grace

As to this salvation, the prophets who prophesied of the grace that would come to you made careful searches and inquiries, seeking to know what person or time the Spirit of Christ within them was indicating as He predicted the sufferings of Christ and the glories to follow. It was…

Hang On

In this (salvation) you great rejoice, even though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been distressed by various trials, so that the proof of your faith, being more precious than gold which is perishable, even though tested by fire, may be found to result in praise and…

The Power of God

“Blessed by the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His great mercy has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, to obtain an inheritance which is imperishable and undefiled and will not fade…

Aliens

Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who reside as aliens … Who are chosen 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…

Suffering with Grace

”After you have suffered for a little while, the God of all grace, who called you to His eternal glory in Christ, will Himself perfect, confirm, strengthen and establish you. To Him be dominion forever and ever. Amen. 1 Peter 5:10-11 “In England I was told of a lady who…

Live Right

“…and He Himself bore our sins in His body on the cross, so that we might die to sin and live to righteousness; for by His wounds you were healed.” 1 Peter 2:24 God healed our broken souls that day 2000 years ago at the cross. We must choose to…

A Precious Jewel

“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… This precious value, then, is for you who believe…” 1 Peter 2:4, 7 Is a pearl any less precious if it is dropped into a…

Teach Me to Pray

“Prepare your minds for action.” 1 Peter1:13 After every meal, I love to see my grandson sign and raise his arms and say, “Thank you, Jesus!” He is learning to pray. “It’s a risky thing to pray and the danger is that our very prayers get between God and us….

Seek First

“But seek His kingdom, and these things will be added to you.” Luke 12:31 First things first. Seek God in all things first. Don’t leave prayer as your last resort. He is willing and able and waiting to hear from His children and to answer their prayers. The very purpose…