January 21, 2018

1/21, SS, A Fiery Trial

Passage: I Peter 1: 1-2
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Bible Text: I Peter 1: 1-2 | Preacher: Associate Pastor Keith Thompson | Series: A Study in 1 Peter

I. Peter’s authority

A. An Apostle of Jesus Christ

1. Means “sent one”

2. More than a missionary

b. Of the original twelve, Peter was the Leader

c. The apostles were the custodians of the gospel and the teachings of Christ as amplified by the Holy Spirit

d. Particularly, Peter was the Apostle to the Jews

II. Peter’s Audience

A. To the strangers scattered throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia

B. God knew everything His “elect were going to go through in an ever increasing, intolerant, and hostile environment for Christmas

C. Their sanctification

D. Their salvation

E. Peter’s Assurance

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