Tag Archives: 1 Peter

Happy & Joyous Father’s Day

I have been told often, believe it or not, that I spiritualize too much or over spiritualize everything. My reply has always been the same. I politely answer the person telling me this (and sometimes it has been Pastors), “that … Continue reading

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But What About Hope?

Galatians 5:13, For you, brethren, have been called to liberty; only do not use liberty as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another. 14-15, For all the law is fulfilled in one word, even in this: … Continue reading

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Sin – Continually Reconquered

Jeremiah 34:17, “Therefore thus says the LORD, ‘You have not obeyed Me in proclaiming release each man to his brother and each man to his neighbor. Behold, I am proclaiming a release to you,’ declares the LORD, ‘to the sword, … Continue reading

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Life

1 Peter 1:22-25, “Since you have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit in sincere love of the brethren, love one another fervently with a pure heart, having been born again, not of corruptible seed but incorruptible, … Continue reading

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Some Spiritual Practicalities

I was looking through my notes on messages I have wanted to teach on and ran across this one that I actually meant to post some time ago. As with all things though, when you “try” to serve the Lord … Continue reading

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He Called You!

“But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, His own special people, that you may proclaim the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light; who once were not a people … Continue reading

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I John 2:5-6

1 John 2:5, “But whoever keeps His word, truly the love of God is perfected in him. By this we know that we are in Him.” Whenever you see the word “but,” or many times in the Bible, “therefore,” you … Continue reading

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I John 2:1

1 John 2:1, “My little children, these things I write to you, so that you may not sin. And if anyone sins, we have an Advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous.” Though in our Bibles, this is the … Continue reading

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When You Pray, Pray This Way – Part I

1 Corinthians 3:1-4, “And I, brethren, could not speak to you as to spiritual people but as to carnal, as to babes in Christ. I fed you with milk and not with solid food; for until now you were not … Continue reading

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Law + Grace = Mercy

There has been such a misunderstanding about what grace is and it is due to such a lack of teaching or an over-simplification of teaching. Grace itself is or should not be hard to understand, but it has been used … Continue reading

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