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1 Peter 5:6-14 - Stand Firm




As Peter closes his letter he is aware of how difficult it will be to stand firm and live for our eternal hope in Christ. In his closing words, he give us four things we need to know to hold on to our hope in Christ when everything else is pulling us away.

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1 Peter 5:1-5 - Humble Shepherds And Their Sheep




When churches split, what goes wrong? How can we prevent a church from crumbling when differences of opinion rear their head? In this message Peter show church leaders and the congregation what they need to make it through the hard times without blowing apart.

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1 Peter 4:12-19 - What Makes Suffering For Christ Unique?




As Peter wraps up his teaching on suffering, he tells us how suffering for the name of Christ is unique. God promises great blessing to those who suffer as a witness for Jesus. Join us as we discover the privilege of suffering for Christ.

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1 Peter 4:7-11 - How Do I Prepare For The End Of The World?




Billboards proclaimed May 21, 2011 as Judgment Day. Harold Camping wanted the world to prepare for the return of Christ. May 21, 2011 came and went. Nothing happened. While Harold Camping falsely predicted the date of Christ's return, the Bible tells us Christ will return. We should prepare for it, but not with billboards. How should we live our life to prepare for that final day? Peter gives us practical answers.

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1 Peter 4:1-6 - Choose Suffering Over Sin




How much should Christians try to fit with modern culture? Where is the line between living as part of our community and living a holy life? In this message we learn six truths we must remember if we want the courage to suffer for holiness instead of following the crowd and choosing sin.

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1 Peter 3:18-22 - What Good Can Come From Unjust Suffering?




When facing times of unexplainable suffering, we wonder what good can come from all of the pain. In this message Peter provides us with the confidence we need to know God will use our undeserved suffering for good.

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1 Peter 3:13-17 - How Do I Endure Unjust Suffering?




People can be downright evil. Either for reasons unknown to us, or because of our faith in Christ, some people enjoy doing evil toward us. They posture themselves as our enemy. How should we treat them? How do we try and stop their hate-filled words and actions? How do we cope with the pressure when the suffering doesn't stop? These are some of the important questions we answer in our study.

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1 Peter 3:8-12 - Called To Be A Blessing




A popular line from the movie Rambo was, "They drew first blood." It was a justification of revenge. Is that the way Christians live? Are we justified in getting even with our enemies? Join us as we learn how to handle difficult people.

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1 Peter 3:7 - Men and Marriage




What does a husband need to know to turn his marriage into a raging success? In this study husband's learn how to live with their wife for God's glory and their joy.

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1 Peter 3:1-6 - Ancient Beauty For The Modern Woman



Women’s cosmetics and clothing is a multi-billion dollar business. Every woman wants to look sharp and be noticed. Unfortunately, many women ignore essential parts of their beauty. What are they? Join us to discover the Bible’s beauty secrets.

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1 Peter 2:18-25 - How Do I Handle Undeserved Suffering



What should we do when we suffer for no apparent reason? Do you take someone to court? Do you take matters into your hands? Do you have a right to give people a piece of your mind? Unfair suffering can create deep seat anger. Join us to learn what God wants us to do.

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1 Peter 2:11-12 - The Trial Of Lust




Opportunities for lust are everywhere. It is the airbrushed woman on the poster at the local Subway holding a Diet Coke. It is in the local gym. Bikinis are at the beach and sunbathers are on the boat. Most movies feature models in bed. Our web browser has advertisement with enticements to lust. Hard-core and soft-core porn is only a mouse click away. What does the Bible say about the passions of the flesh, dangers of lust? Join us as we discover how lust destroys a man’s masculinity.

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1 Peter 2:4-10 - Why I Want To Be Part Of The Suffering Church




Christians will suffer. It is part of what it means to be in the family of God. Why does God allow his children to suffer? What good comes from our suffering? In this message we learn why we want to be part of the suffering church.

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1 Peter 1:22-2:3 - The Word Of God Creates Love Between The People Of God



As Christians, we don’t fit in our culture. Peter calls us exiles living in a foreign land. Where do we fit? Where do we find belonging, family and love? We find it in the church. Join us in exploring the transforming power of the Word of God to see how it creates intense love between the people of God.

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1 Peter 1:12-21 - Sin-Free Living In A Sin-Filled World




The Christian life is hard. Our culture tells us happiness is found in what we own. The Internet and television baits us with sensual seductions. We face constant distractions that appeal to our sinful nature. How can we live a sin-free lifestyle when we are drowning in a sin-filled world. Join us as Peter teaches us how to live in the world without becoming just like the world.

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1 Peter 1:10-12 - Can I Trust the Bible?



An increasing number of professors in Christian colleges tell their students the Bible can’t be trusted. They tell students that the biblical writers occasionally missed what God was saying or that God is now saying or doing something new. They believe God was behind the concepts in the Bible but not actual words. Is this true? Can I trust the Bible? In this message, we find hope when facing the hard times of biblical doubt.

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1 Peter 1:3-9 - Ten Truths Every Christians Need To Remember When Life Falls Apart




When life falls apart, how do we make it through? As Christians, what help does God offer in hard times? In the opening verses of 1 Peter we find 10 life-changing truths to hold us together when everything else is falling apart.

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1 Peter 1:1-2 - Introduction to 1 Peter




As Christians, we all fail Jesus... sometimes we fail miserably. When we fail Jesus in a big way, is their hope for the future? Does God write us off? As we begin this series, we will look at the life of Peter and what we can learn about recovering from massive spiritual failures.

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