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1 & 2 Peter: Unshakeable Hope

The readers of the apostle Peter's letter were confused and discouraged by the persecution they were encountering because of their faith. Peter exhorted them to stand strong, repeatedly reminding them of Christ's example, the riches of their inheritance in him, and the hope of his returning again to take them to heaven. Peter explained how Christians should respond when they suffer because of their beliefs. Called the "apostle of hope," Peter's primary message is to trust the Lord, live obediently no matter what your circumstances, and keep your hope fixed on God's ultimate promise of deliverance. Suffering is to be expected, but it is temporary and yields great blessings for those who remain steadfast. (ESV Summary) In his second letter, Peter describes (ch. 2) some twisted versions of Christian truth being taught. Recalling his experience of Christ's glory at the transfiguration (1:17-18), Peter explains the "more sure" truth of the gospel as an antidote to heresy. The gospel is like "a lamp shining in a dark place" (1:19). In chapter 3 Peter focuses on those who scoff at the idea of Christ's triumphant return and the final judgment. Just as God once destroyed the world with water, he will one day bring his fire to it. In light of this, we should live in "holiness and godliness" as we await his return and the salvation he has promised to all believers. Peter probably wrote this letter about a.d. 67-68, shortly before his death.

November 27, 2022

2 Peter 3 (Living In Light Of Christ's Return; Part 2)

Speaker: Steve Tecco Series: 1 & 2 Peter: Unshakeable Hope Passage: 2 Peter 3:11–18

November 20, 2022

2 Peter 3 (Living in Light of Christ's Return; Part 1)

Speaker: Steve Tecco Series: 1 & 2 Peter: Unshakeable Hope Passage: 2 Peter 3:1–10

November 13, 2022

2 Peter 2 (Part 3)

Speaker: Pastor Bill Series: 1 & 2 Peter: Unshakeable Hope Passage: 2 Peter 2:1–22

November 6, 2022

2 Peter 2 (Part 2)

Speaker: Pastor Bill Series: 1 & 2 Peter: Unshakeable Hope Passage: 2 Peter 2:1–22

October 30, 2022

2 Peter 2 (Part 1)

Speaker: Pastor Bill Series: 1 & 2 Peter: Unshakeable Hope Passage: 2 Peter 2:1–22

October 23, 2022

2 Peter 1:16-21 (A Very Sure Word)

Speaker: Breton Palmer Series: 1 & 2 Peter: Unshakeable Hope Passage: 2 Peter 1:16–21

October 16, 2022

2 Peter 1:5-15

Speaker: Pastor Bill Series: 1 & 2 Peter: Unshakeable Hope Passage: 2 Peter 1:5–15

October 9, 2022

2 Peter 1:1-4

Speaker: Pastor Bill Series: 1 & 2 Peter: Unshakeable Hope Passage: 2 Peter 1:1–4

May 2, 2021

1 Peter 5: 6-14

Speaker: Steve Tecco Series: 1 & 2 Peter: Unshakeable Hope Passage: 1 Peter 5:6–14

April 4, 2021

The Resurrected King of All

Speaker: Pastor Bill Series: 1 & 2 Peter: Unshakeable Hope Passage: 1 Peter 3:18–22

March 14, 2021

1 Peter 3:1-7

Speaker: Dave Walker Series: 1 & 2 Peter: Unshakeable Hope Passage: 1 Peter 3:1–7, Philippians 2:5–9, Matthew 20:25–28, Ephesians 5:25–33

March 7, 2021

Our Call to Submission

Speaker: Christian Vance Series: 1 & 2 Peter: Unshakeable Hope Passage: 1 Peter 2:13–25, Acts 5:27–29

February 28, 2021

1 Peter 2:11-12 - Wandering? Or Lost?

Speaker: Pastor Bill Series: 1 & 2 Peter: Unshakeable Hope Passage: 1 Peter 2:11–12

February 21, 2021

Prayer and Worship Service

Series: 1 & 2 Peter: Unshakeable Hope Passage: 1 Peter 2:9–12

February 14, 2021

1 Peter 2:4-10 Build Your Life on Christ

Speaker: Pastor Bill Series: 1 & 2 Peter: Unshakeable Hope Passage: 1 Peter 2:4–10

February 7, 2021

1 Peter 2:1-3, How do Christians Grow?

Speaker: Pastor Bill Series: 1 & 2 Peter: Unshakeable Hope Passage: 1 Peter 1:22– 2:3

January 31, 2021

Striving to be Clean in a Polluted World

Speaker: Steve Tecco Series: 1 & 2 Peter: Unshakeable Hope Passage: 1 Peter 1:13–25

January 21, 2021

1 Peter 1:5-12, the Source of Joy

Speaker: Pastor Bill Series: 1 & 2 Peter: Unshakeable Hope Passage: 1 Peter 1:3–12

January 10, 2021

1 Peter 1:1

Speaker: Pastor Bill Series: 1 & 2 Peter: Unshakeable Hope Passage: 1 Peter 1:1

July 3, 2022

Psalm 87 (The Psalm of the Second Birth)

Speaker: Steve Tecco Series: Psalms Passage: Psalm 87:1–7

June 26, 2022

Psalm 20 (Trouble, Desire, Trust)

Speaker: Pastor Bill Series: Psalms Passage: Psalm 20:1–9

June 19, 2022

Psalm 78 (Don't Forget to Remember)

Speaker: Steve Tecco Series: Psalms Passage: Psalm 78:1–72

June 12, 2022

Psalms 1-2 (Intro to Psalms as Wisdom Lit)

Speaker: Breton Palmer Series: Psalms Passage: Psalm 1:1–6, Psalm 2:1–12

May 29, 2022

Leviticus 27

Speaker: David Macomber Series: Leviticus Passage: Leviticus 27:1–34

May 22, 2022

Leviticus 26

Speaker: Pastor Bill Series: Leviticus Passage: Leviticus 26:1–46

May 15, 2022

Leviticus 25 (Year of Jubilee)

Speaker: Pastor Bill Series: Leviticus Passage: Leviticus 25:1–55

May 8, 2022

Leviticus 24:1-9

Speaker: Pastor Bill Series: Leviticus Passage: Leviticus 24:1–9

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