2 Tim 3:16 Romans 15:4 Luke 8:18 John 6:29 Mark 12:29-31 Titus 3:3-5 1 Cor 1:30 Eph 6:17
1ST PETER CHAPTER 4
YOUR FAITH AND YOUR HOPE ARE IN GOD.
You were born again through GOD’S LIVING MESSAGE THAT CONTINUES FOREVER.
… you should want the pure and simple teaching. By it you can mature in your salvation,
ANYONE WHO TRUSTS IN HIM WILL NEVER BE DISAPPOINTED.
IN THE PAST YOU HAD NEVER RECEIVED MERCY, BUT NOW YOU HAVE NOW YOU HAVE A SHEPHERD AND OVERSEER OF YOUR SOULS
Wives should yield to their husbands… husbands should live with your wives in an understanding way… DO THIS SO THAT NOTHING WILL STOP YOUR PRAYERS. A GENTLE AND QUIET SPIRIT …. IS VERY PRECIOUS TO GOD
all of you should be in agreement, understanding, loving, kind, and humble Do not do wrong to repay a wrong. The Lord sees good the people and listens to their prayers.
BE READY TO ANSWER EVERYONE WHO ASKS YOU ABOUT THE HOPE YOU HAVE
Christ himself suffered for sins once. He suffered for those who are guilty to bring you to God. only eight – were saved by water. … that water is like baptism that now saves you–
BECAUSE JESUS CHRIST WAS RAISED FROM THE DEAD JESUS HAS THE LAST WORD ON EVERYTHING. WHAT HE SAYS GOES...
1-2 Since Christ suffered… strengthen yourselves with the same way of thinking Christ had. Strengthen yourselves so that you will live doing what God wants..
3-5 In the past you wasted too much time doing what nonbelievers enjoy. They think you are strange, so they now insult you. But they will have to explain this to God.
6 (msg) Listen to the Message. It was preached to those believers who are now dead, .. even though they died, they will still get in on the life that God has given in Jesus
7-11 The End is near. So think clearly and control yourselves so you will be able to pray. Love each other deeply, … love will cause people to forgive each other for many sins. Open your homes to each other… Be good servants of God’s various gifts of grace… So that in everything God will be praised through Jesus Christ
12-16 do not be surprised at trouble… Be happy you are sharing in Christ’s sufferings… When people insult you because you follow Christ, you are blessed… the Spirit of God is with you… if you suffer as a Christian, do not be ashamed. Praise God because you wear that name.
17-19 …judgment begins with God’s family. “If it is hard for a good person to be saved, what becomes of the ungodly? those who suffer as God wants should trust their souls to the faithful Creator.