The Mercy of God. Mercy of His presence. Mercy of favor. The Influence of Character. Character brought opportunity. Opportunity brought responsibility. Responsibility brought privilege. Privilege brought more responsibility. The Stewardship…
VII. THE QUESTION OF SUFFERING C.  Suffering expected  (4:1-2) 1. Facing it victoriously (4:1a-b) a.  An example b.  An exhortation 2. Fighting it victoriously (4:2) D.  Suffering Explained (4:3-6) 1. Man's depravity (4:3) a.  Our past life…
VII. THE QUESTION OF SUFFERING A.  Suffering Experienced (3:14-17) B.  Suffering Exemplified (3:18-22) 1.  Christ's suffering: redemptive in its purpose. (3:18) 2.  Christ's suffering: remarkable in its perspective (3:19-22) a.  A truth (3:19-20) 1)  The place…