Sermons on 1 Peter

Learning From Suffering (1 Peter)

If I were to ask this morning, “With a show of hands, how many of you like chocolate ice cream?”, I suspect that there would be quite a few of you who would raise your hands.  And if I were to ask, “How many of you like Brussel sprouts?”, there would probably be a lot…

Resurrection Brings Joy

One of the things that is so impressive to me about the Christians of the first century is how they were able to maintain their spirit of joy in spite of the hardships they went through.  There was joy even during times of persecution.  And of all the things that should characterize God’s people, one…

Glorifying God With Our Gifts

When George Michael goes to church, he doesn’t have to go very far. Mr. Michael (who is not the singer, but someone with the same name) recently informed the town of Lake Bluff, Illinois, that he was not responsible for the $80,000 in property taxes that he owes on his $3 million-dollar mansion because he…

A Living Hope

I heard once about a young man who was very sick. In fact, he was terminally ill. He went to the medical clinic for his usual treatment and there was a new doctor on duty. Without really thinking, the doctor said to this young man, “You know, don’t you, that you won’t live out the…