You Can Make An Impact | 1 Peter 2:11-12

1 Peter 2:11-12 | You Can Make An Impact Do your life make an impact in the lives of people around you? I believe that God expects you and me to be more than ordinary. In fact, we are to live a life of impact. We are to be light in the darkness, salt to the world, and ambassadors of Jesus Christ so that we can impact the people around us to receive God and to glorify God. You can make an impact. How can Continue reading →

Why do I Exist? | 1 Peter 2:9-10 | Short Devotion

Why do I Exist? From the beginning of time, man has been looking for the reason of his existence. Man invented fire and the wheel. Man landed on the moon. He developed science, medicine, and technology for his comfort and good living, but still man is battling with the question, “Why am I here? Why do I exist?” One of the most common questions people ask me is, “why do I exist” in this world? Have you ever thought why do you exist in this Continue reading →

The Living Stone | 1 Peter 2:4-8 | Short Devotion

Do you know that the believers of Jesus form the temple of God? Peter in his writings tells us that Jesus is the living Stone. Peter then brings our this beautiful analogy of believes too are living stones and we are build into a spiritual temple with Jesus. So we have great this privilege of worship. Click for more devotions from 1 Peter 1 Peter 2:4-6 The Living Stone and a Chosen People 4As you come to him, the living Stone—rejected by humans but chosen Continue reading →

Grow Up | 1 Peter 2:1-3 | Short Devotion

Have you heard parents speaking to their children, “Grow up boy, Grow up girl.” What parents are meaning is that they want their children to behave for their age. They want their children to grow up. God also desires his children to grow up. The scripture tells its readers to grow up. In 1 Peter 2, Peter is asking the believers at Rome to grow up. 1 Peter 2:1-3 1Therefore, rid yourselves of all malice and all deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and slander of every kind. Continue reading →

Response to God’s Love | 1 Peter 1:17-22

Do you know that God loves you more than anyone else? In fact, God loved us even before the creation of the world. God continues to love us now and has promised to be with us all through eternity. Since God loves us and has given us salvation through his son Jesus Christ, what is our response to God’s love? 1 Peter 1:17-22 17Since you call on a Father who judges each person’s work impartially, live out your time as foreigners here in reverent fear. Continue reading →

Set Your Hope

Introduction: What is your hope in life? Where do you set your hope? Is your hope in people? Is your hope in the prospects of your job? Do you place your hope in your money? All these are good things that God has given to us. However, these are all momentary and they will fail one day. As believers, we are called to set our hope in Jesus Christ, a hope that will never fail. Set your hope on His coming. 1 Peter 1:13-16 13Therefore, Continue reading →

Rejoice In Grief

1 Peter 1:6-8 Do you know that God wants you to rejoice in all circumstances of life? We are asked to rejoice in grief. Rejoice in grief sounds like an oxymoron. How can one be in grief and yet rejoice? Well, I want to tell you that in today’s devotion. 1 Peter 1:6-9 6In all this you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while you may have had to suffer grief in all kinds of trials. 7These have come so that the proven genuineness Continue reading →

The Living Hope | 1 Peter 1:3-5 | Short Devotion

Friends, do you know that God has called us to a living hope that will not fade away. Everything in this world will fail one day. Friends and family will fail us. Our job and money will fail us. Even our health and this body will fail one day. I want to speak to you today about our living hope in Jesus Christ. 1 Peter 1:3-5 Praise to God for a Living Hope 3Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! Continue reading →

God’s Elect | 1 Peter 1:1-2

1 Peter 1:1-2 1Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To God’s elect, exiles scattered throughout the provinces of Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia and Bithynia, 2who have been chosen according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through the sanctifying work of the Spirit, to be obedient to Jesus Christ and sprinkled with his blood: Grace and peace be yours in abundance. Brief Background Peter is writing this letter to the churches that are undergoing persecution around AD 64 by the then Roman Emperor, Nero. Christians Continue reading →