“In the Sight of God”

April 22, 2020

“As you come to him, a living stone rejected by men but in the sight of God chosen and precious” 1 Peter 2:4 (ESV) It is amazing just how weightless the thoughts, plans and actions of man are when they …

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Christ the Cornerstone

April 21, 2020

“As you come to him, a living stone rejected by men but in the sight of God chosen and precious…” 1 Peter 2:4 (ESV) Peter wants his elect exiles to pursue God on a theologically solid footing. So in the …

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Grow up into your Salvation

April 20, 2020

“Like newborn infants, long for the pure spiritual milk, that by it you may grow up into salvation—  if indeed you have tasted that the Lord is good.” 1 Peter 2:2–3 (ESV)   Living things grow. There are milestones one …

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Long for the Word

April 19, 2020

“Like newborn infants, long for the pure spiritual milk, that by it you may grow up into salvation” 1 Peter 2:2 (ESV)   None of us have to be taught how to long for something. We long for the weekend, …

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Grow Up

April 16, 2020

“So put away all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander. Like newborn infants, long for the pure spiritual milk, that by it you may grow up into salvation— if indeed you have tasted that the …

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Old Message for New Trials

April 15, 2020

“This word is the good news which was preached to you” 1 Peter 1:25b   As a young preacher, I count it a privilege when I get time with older pastors from whom I can glean lessons. Most of these …

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Precious in His Sight

April 14, 2020

“…This Word is the good news that was preached to you.” 1 Peter 1:25b If you have been listening keenly to what Peter has been saying about you in these opening verses, you might start getting the notion that you …

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The Imperishable Word

April 13, 2020

“…since you have been born again, not of perishable seed but of imperishable, through the living and abiding word of God; for    ‘All flesh is like grass  and all its glory like the flower of grass.    The grass withers,  …

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Earnest Love

April 12, 2020

“Having purified your souls by your obedience to the truth for a sincere brotherly love, love one another earnestly from a pure heart…” 1 Peter 1:22 (ESV) If someone were to ask us how our walk with God is going, …

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Evangelical Obedience

April 9, 2020

“…knowing that you were ransomed from the futile ways inherited from your forefathers, not with perishable things such as silver or gold, but with the precious blood of Christ, like that of a lamb without blemish or spot. He was …

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