1 Peter

Bible Drive-Thru: Fiery Trial – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

TODAY’S SPECIAL: I Peter 1:3-9 TO CHEW ON: “These (trials) have come so that the proven genuineness of your faith—of greater worth than gold, which perishes even though refined by fire—may result in praise, glory and honor when Jesus Christ is revealed..” I Peter 1:7 The year was 64 A.D. One night the sky above Rome glowed bright long after the sun had set. Soon the air was thick with smoke. The streets filled with panicky people crying, “Help! Fire!…

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Bible Drive-Thru: Insults = Blessings? – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

TODAY’S SPECIAL: I Peter 4:12-19 TO CHEW ON: “If you are insulted because of the name of Christ, you are blessed, for the Spirit of glory and of God rests on you.” I Peter 4:14 Which of these things has happened to you because you are a Christian?– called names – left out – teased – made fun of It’s not fun going through things like that. But it shouldn’t surprise us. People in the past were insulted and persecuted…

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How Christians Respond to Mistreatment: What I Noticed When I Read 1 Peter – Christian Article

1 Peter, like most of the books in the New Testament, can be read in a matter of minutes. When you read it in one sitting, I recommend reading two or three times in that same sitting. This is one of those books that challenges a lot of our American ways of thinking. What would our lives look like if we really took the whole book of 1 Peter seriously? Your Time of Exile Peter calls his audience “exiles of…

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