More than Myth

  Good morning, church. Go with me to the book of 2 Peter, and we’re going to begin in v.16. Before we get started, though, I want to brag on some guys this morning. Robert and Jonathan went with me this week to Lake Charles, to help in recovery from

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Participation

 Good morning, church. It’s good to be back, and I will no longer be making jokes about not having things cancelled from hurricanes, because last time I announced that, we cancelled stuff from a hurricane two hours later. Thanks to Adam for preaching last week, and to Meg for

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When God Gives You Power

Good morning, church. Please go with me to 1 Peter, chapter 5, and we’re starting in v.1. The passage for today is directed specifically at pastors, which, let’s be honest, is good for all of us. Maybe, just maybe, I’ll learn something. This passage is not just for pastors, though.

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Shame Into Glory

Good morning, church. Please go with me to 1 Peter 4, and we’re going to start in v.12. We’ve been in a series through Peter’s letters for the majority of the year, because Peter is writing to a people who are suffering, and this has been a year marked by

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Love Covers a Multitude of Sins

Good morning, church. Go with me to 1 Peter, chapter 4, starting in v.7. This week was, again, a difficult week, preparing for the hurricane that was supposed to hit us—which, to be clear, is not the hurricane hitting us right now, this one was supposed to hit Texas. This

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Life on the Other Side of Suffering

 Good morning, church. Go with me to 1 Peter, chapter 3, starting in v.18. The passage for today is famously difficult to interpret, to understand. So, if you read the passage today and feel a little confused, that’s alright, you’re just joining the rest of us in our collective

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God Turns Suffering into Hope

Good morning, church. Please go with me to the book of 1 Peter, chapter 3, starting in v.8. Before we really get started today, I want to take a moment to recognize some men in our church who spent this entire week living out the passage I’m about to preach.

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Wives and Husbands

Good morning, church. Please go with me to 1 Peter 3, starting in v.1. We’re in a section of scripture dealing with suffering for the sake of righteousness and how to live a Christian life as exiles, in broken situations, under unjust authority, when there’s nothing you can really do

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The Suffering Servant

Good morning, everyone. Please go with me to 1 Peter, chapter 2, and we’re starting in v.18. We are diving back into 1 Peter for the fall, into some famously difficult passages, so, be kind to me, and I want to practice, over the next three weeks especially, an old

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The Spirit Leads

Good morning, church. Please go with me to Psalm 25. That’s the book of Psalms, and we’re looking at Psalm 25, talking about the leading of the Holy Spirit; this is the last sermon in our summer sermon series about the character and work of the Holy Spirit. Because, I

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