Category: 1 Peter

1 Peter 5:5-7 – Need Rest? Humble Yourself.

      1 Peter 5:5-7 And all of you, dress yourselves in humility as you relate to one another, for “God opposes the proud     but gives grace to the humble.” So humble yourselves under the mighty power of God, and at the right time he will lift you up in honor.  Give all your worries […]

1 Peter 4:12-19 – Continue To Do Good

  Read 1 Peter 4:12-19  Life is going to hurt sometimes.  We will experience trials, pain and sometimes devastation.  As much as we would like to avoid life’s difficulties, there is no getting around them.  So what do we do?   In today’s verses, Peter instructs us on how we are to handle these times.  We are to: Not be surprised – […]

1Peter 4:1-11 – What Really Matters!

  As I was preparing for this week’s blog, I opened my Bible and computer (using  and read this passage from several different translations.   I particularly liked the New Living Translation.  Take a few minutes and quietly read these verses:

1 Peter 3: 1-7 – Does Your Marriage Reflect the Gospel?

Read 1 Peter 3:1-7 I have been married for 33 years and with each passing year I love my husband more and more.   I could go on and on about my sweet man, how much I love being married to him, and hopefully express ways our marriage reflects God Himself living within us.   In addition to this […]

1 Peter 2:11-12 – Does Your Conduct Reflect Christ?

    Dear friends, I warn you as “temporary residents and foreigners” to keep away from worldly desires that wage war against your very souls.  Be careful to live properly among your unbelieving neighbors. Then even if they accuse you of doing wrong, they will see your honorable behavior, and they will give honor to […]

1 Peter 2: 1-3 – Craving God’s Word

  “So rid yourselves of all malice, all deceit, hypocrisy, envy and all slander.  Like newborn infants, desire the pure spiritual milk, so that you may grow by it for your salvation, since you have tasted that the Lord is good.”  1 Peter 2:1-3 Recently, I was with a friend, enjoying some time of sweet conversation, […]

1 Peter 1:13-25 – Do You Live to be Happy or Holy?

  Read:  1 Peter 1:13-25 Last week, we talked about how we should rejoice and have hearts filled with praise due to the “living hope” we have – our salvation – which is permanent!  Thank you Jesus!  This week, we read that this unchanging, imperishable salvation should lead us to do more than just praise God for our salvation.  It […]

1 Peter 1:3-12 – A Living Hope Within You

  Read 1 Peter 1:3-12 Life is full of unknowns and risks.  We don’t know how our day will unfold.  Some may experience one interruption after another and claim the day turned out nothing like they thought.  Some may hear news they never wanted or expected to hear.  Some may discover their long awaited dream is not coming true.  Some find […]

Truth Tuesday – New Study Begins Tuesday April 14

For the last few weeks, during my own personal Bible reading time, I have been studying 1 Peter.  For the next couple months, I want to take you on a journey through this book in the Bible, sharing personally what God is teaching my own heart as I meditate on His Word. First, let me share a little […]