Transforming Grace: The Message of First Peter

Transforming Grace: The Message of First Peter

Neil Silverberg takes us through the book of First Peter and shows how God can transform anyone, even someone who has failed as many times as Peter.

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Stand Firm

From I Peter 5:6-12, Pastor Neil speaks about how, though Christians must be watchful against our adversary the devil who looks for any opportunity to destroy us, we can stand firm and that God restores, confirms, strengthens and establishes.
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The Spirit of Glory and of God

Pastor Neil discusses how God uses suffering and trial His people’s lives to purify them. The fire that will one day judge the world now purifies God’s people through fiery trials by which they glorify God and prepare themselves for eternal glory.
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Victory in Suffering

In I Peter 3:18-22, Peter encourages God’s people to the ultimate victory in suffering by focusing on the victory of the suffering of Christ over all principalities, powers, rulers and authorities.
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Suffering for Righteousness Sake

Introduction Heretics, atheists, guilty of outrageous crimes, wickedness, and evil deeds, cannibals, incestuous, guilty of impeding the public good: these are just some of the terms used by Romans to describe Christians in the first century. Christians were mocked, maligned, had their words distorted, and at times, threatened with violence. At the time of Peter’s writing, it was just beginning to happen but had not yet blossomed into full blown persecution leading to martyrdom. Judaism persecuted believers in Jerusalem but…