• Preaching with the Culture in View Media Resource by

    1 Peter 1:1-2

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  • A Living Hope Media Resource by

    1 Peter 1:1-8

    Many people place their hope in things that cannot meet their needs such as sports, politics, education, work, or even family and friends. This session will focus on 1 Peter 1:1-8 to explain what it means to be “born again” and why only the gospel of Jesus Christ provides true, lasting hope for Christians. View Resource

  • The Consummation of Love Media Resource by

    1 Peter 1:1-12

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  • Becoming a Better You Media Resource by

    1 Peter 1:3-5

    Some of the most popular preaching in America presents a message of positive thinking. The alternative Gospel of Joel Osteen and the prosperity preachers forgoes the cross and advises us to merely “do our best.” At its heart, this is pure legalism of the worst variety. In this message, Dr. John MacArthur examines the alternative gospel of the prosperity preachers and explains why legalism-lite is still legalism. View Resource

  • A Living Hope Media Resource by

    1 Peter 1:3-8

    Our hopes and dreams for things in this world vary in importance, but no matter how great the hope is, it is still of this world. The Bible speaks of the Christian’s hope in a category completely different from its concept in this world. In this message, Dr. Sproul teaches us the radical difference between the hope of this world and that which we all possess if we are in Christ. View Resource

  • Meeting There at Last Media Resource by

    1 Peter 1:3-9

    The biblical doctrine of salvation has past, present, and future aspects to it. In anticipation of heaven, the Bible teaches that every true believer will persevere from this world to the next. As Jonathan Edwards wrote to his daughter Esther on the death of her husband, “Let us all take care that we may meet there at last.” This session will consider the comfort and hope of heaven that encourages the saints to persevere in faith to the end of their lives. View Resource

  • Unwilling to Receive Media Resource by

    1 Peter 1:13-16

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  • Be Holy as I Am Holy: Awakening & Personal Holiness Media Resource by

    1 Peter 1:13-25

    First Peter 1:13–25 calls Christians to pursue holiness, and the Spirit moves through the use of various means to help us become more holy. This session examines the concern for personal holiness that is the fruit of a true awakening of God’s Spirit. It stresses the importance of personal purity as a sign of conversion, reminding people that God calls His children to live in a manner that is set apart from the world and that the Lord often draws others to Himself by using the personal holiness of believers as a witness. View Resource

  • Be Ye Holy Media Resource by

    1 Peter 1:13-25

    According to Scripture, we are justified by faith alone in Jesus Christ alone. Yet our Lord calls those who have been so justified to a life of holiness. In this lecture, Dr. Thomas explains the importance and necessity of individual sanctification as well as the means God has provided for it. View Resource

  • The Puritans on God’s Holiness and Ours (Optional Session) Media Resource by

    1 Peter 1:15-16

    In our day, few people consider holiness a priority. But for the Puritans, their goal was to bring every area of life into conformity to Jesus Christ. In this session, Dr. Joel Beeke looks at the Puritans’ teaching on sanctification. View Resource

  • Gospel Grace in 1 Peter Media Resource by

    1 Peter 1:18-24

    Gospel grace is found throughout 1 Peter because the letter bears witness to a salvation that is all from God. In this lesson, Dr. Lawson examines 1 Peter to demonstrate the doctrines of limited atonement, irresistible grace, and the perseverance of the saints. From this study, we will see how the doctrines of grace are ultimately doctrines of comfort. View Resource

  • Scripture for Life: The Sufficiency of Scripture Media Resource by

    1 Peter 1:22-25

    The concept that an ancient book might offer sufficiency for life rubs against the grain of our postmodern culture. How can one source possess all the answers for life, let alone an archaic, outdated text? Behind this question lies the desire for the individual to choose what is sufficient, a grasp for autonomy that began with our first parents in the garden of Eden. They sought to cast off the yoke of the Lord, which they considered heavy and unnecessary, and instead they exalted themselves to the place of their Creator, arbiters of sufficiency. This sin remains alive today, compelling … View Resource

  • Preaching God’s Word in the Early Church Media Resource by

    1 Peter 1:23-25

    Biblical preaching has been a hallmark of healthy churches since the time of the Apostles and expansion of the early church. In this session, Dr. Haykin considers the contributions of some of the great preachers in the early church and evaluates what lessons can be drawn for the church today. View Resource

  • A Temple of Living Stones Media Resource by

    1 Peter 1:23-2:5

    Reformers such as Martin Luther and John Calvin restored the Word of God to its central place in the church. In this session, Dr. Steven Lawson explains that the faithful preaching of Scripture is one of the most important legacies of the Reformation. View Resource

  • Hath God Said? Media Resource by

    1 Peter 1:24-25

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