This week’s quotes are lessons I learned from 1 Peter.
I love how Jesus speaks to me through His Word.
Christians have an inheritance that will never go away, it is perfect and won't change. Jesus is the great reward. (1Pet 1:4)
"In this rejoice" (1 Pet 1:6). A Christian's Identity in Jesus should cause them to rejoice. Are you rejoicing today?
"Set your hope fully on grace" (1Pet 1:13).
"Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, so that you might follow in His steps" (1 Pet 2:21).
True freedom is serving Jesus (1 Pet 2:16). In the natural that doesn't even make sense BUT in the spiritual it is a beautiful truth.
Christians are called to proclaim the excellences of Jesus who redeemed us (1 Pet 2:9).
"Let your adorning be the hidden person of the heart...which in God's sight is very precious" (1Pet 3:4) /// Looks aren't everything
If God has blessed you with a wife learn to study her and know her needs (1Pet 3:7). /// I know Laura is reading this...I love you:)
"For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous, and His ears are open to their prayer" (1Pet 3:12) /// Thank you all for your prayers!
Are you ready to proclaim the gospel in truth and in love today? Always be ready! (1Pet 3:15).
"For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous for the unrighteous, that He might bring us to God." (1Pet 3:18).
Your attitude and thinking is so important... (1Pet 4:1; Phil 2:5; 2 Cor 10:5; Roms 12:2; Col 3:10; Eph 5:10)
In Jesus we can live this life that pleases and honors God. (1 Pet 4:2) He delights in us:)
The Gospel was supposed to be preached to those who are spiritually dead so in the Spirit they may become alive. (1Pet 4:6)
"Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins" (1Pet 4:8).
You have received a gift by God's grace. Use that gift to serve others. By doing this you will glorify God. 1 Pet 4:10-11
Clothe yourself with humility (1 Pet 5:6). What does this look like for you today?
Be watchful and full of the Holy Spirit today as the devil is always seeking someone to devour (1Pet 5:8).
Don't forget to pray for our brothers and sisters all around the world that are suffering for Jesus (1Pet 5:9).
Stand firm in the grace of God (1Pet 5:12).