Other Sermons #23 – God’s Resident Aliens (1 Peter 1:1-12)

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Sermon outline

What has profoundly shaped your life?

  • A bit of background on 1 Peter
  • The big idea 1 Peter 5:12 “…I have written to you briefly, encouraging and testifying that this is the true grace of God. Stand fast in it”
  1. Exiles Scattered (v1)
  2. Chosen by God (v2)
  3. New birth into a living hope (v3)
  4. Into an inheritance (v4)
  5. Hope that sustains us in challenging times (v6)
  • What sort of trials are we talking about?

1 Peter 2:12

1 Peter 2:19

1 Peter 3:9

1 Peter 3:13

1 Peter 4:4

1 Peter 4:14

  • And the reason for the trials (v7)

Standing Fast in the Gospel