Scripture Readings: Acts 1:1-14; Psalm 47; 1 Peter 4:12-19; John 17:1-11
In the final sermon of the series, we look at Peter’s summary. How can Christians endure suffering for the gospel? By trusting the One who made us and redeemed us.
Scriptures Readings: Acts 17:22-34; Psalm 148; 1 Peter 3:8-18; John 15:1-11
The gospel has an answer to our epidemic of loneliness – brotherly love in the Church. It’s one of the ways that knowing Jesus gives us hope – hope that we can share.
Scripture Readings: Acts 17:1-15; Psalm 66:1-8; 1 Peter 2:1-12; John 14:1-14
On a day of confirmations and episcopal visit, Bishop Bill shares the nature of believers as a kingdom of priests, and brings us through the astounding promises and identities of 1 Peter 2.
Scripture Readings: Acts 6:1-9, 7:2a, 51-60; Psalm 23; 1 Peter 2:13-25; John 10:1-10
Peter exhorts us to “keep our behavior honorable, to bring glory to God”. We look at two arenas of life – relation to the government and slaves and masters – in which we can be good citizens, as long as we can do so and be faithful to the gospel of Jesus Christ.
If we call God “Father”, and seek to be obedient children, we will resemble His character. The Apostle calls us to be hopeful, holy, fearful, and to love one another.
Scriptures: Acts 2:14a, 36-47; Psalm 116:10-17; 1 Peter 1:13-25; Luke 24:13-35