Christ’s coming compels us to live for Christ’s glory (1 Peter 4:7-11). Three basic aspects of Christian living: The impetus of Christian living (4:7a) The instructions for Christian living (4:7b-11a) Sober in prayer Fervent in Love Gracious in hospitality Stewards in service The intention of Christian Living (4:11b)
Live for God’s will now or face God as Judge later.
The holy life is the blessed life.
Our adoption should cause every believer to cry “Abba Father!”
There should be continual and increasing awe for how God paved the way for Jesus’ sacrificial death to make sense to us. Leviticus 1:1-9 Four headings to aid us in considering the foreshadowing of Jesus’ sacrificial death: God is directing this (1) The answer for their sin problem (2-3a) How this offering makes atonement for sin (3b-9a) How God responds to this…
1 Peter 3:18-22 Up from the grave he arose with a mighty triumph over his foes. Four elements of Christ’s triumph: 1. His triumphant suffering (18c) 2. His triumphant sermon (19-20b) 3. His triumphant salvation (20c-21) 4. His triumphant session (22)
If Christ was willing to suffer for you, are you willing to suffer for him? The similarities of Christ’s suffering and ours: Experienced for righteousness sake Results in much good Ends in vindication and glory The uniqueness of Christ’s suffering for us: Penal Final Substitutional Effectual
Even in the midst of suffering, when we treasure Christ inwardly, we reflect Him outwardly 1 Peter 3: 13-17
Holiness in the Home Part 2 1 Peter 3:7 Holy husbands live with their wives in light of who they are by nature and by grace Three guardrails for the holy husband (1) The Preliminary Assumptions for Husbands (2) The Primary Responsibility for Husbands a. The Directive- Live with understanding b. The Manner- Show honor c. The Difference- Weaker vessel d. The…
A wife’s submission to her husband is a powerful testimony of the gospel.