A Path to Hope
First Peter is the third of the five Hebrew Christian or Messianic Jewish epistles (Hebrews, James, 1 and 2 Peter and Jude.) These five epistles were primarily written to meet specific needs of the Jewish believers who were scattered as result great persecution.
First Peter focuses on HOPE--hope that is centered
on the finished work of the Messiah, not on the world we live in.
- What is Living Hope? 1 Peter 1:1-12
To survive in the world we need hope--but not a hope-so, a know-so. Peter
calls this a living hope.
- Rest in Hope 1 Peter 1:13-21
Living hope is based on the grace of God. Here is how holiness and faith work with hope.
- The Word of Hope
Is the Word of God sufficient for every aspect of my life?
From 1 Peter 1:22-2:3
- Hope and the Work of God
Are you a builder or destroyer? Find out why the image of the
cornerstone can change your life and the life of the church.
From 1 Peter 2:4-10
- Hope and Living in the World
How to live in the world and how to live with each other!
From 1 Peter 2:11-3:7
Hope and Blessing Others
How to be a blessing to others and how to share the blessing with others.
From 1 Peter 3:8-17
- Hope and Suffering
We can anchor our hope on four things that Jesus did.
From 1 Peter 3:18-4:6
Hope and Ministry
Six character qualities that will insure your hope while ministering to others.
From 1 Peter 4:7-19
- Hope and Humility
Are you clothed with humility? Here is how humble leaders and humble followers release
the grace of God in a community.
From 1 Peter 5:1-11