Category Archives: 1Peter

Imperishable

Hope. The imperishable, everlasting life that we have gives us hope. We can look forward to the future and into eternity and have hope for then which fills us with joy for now. The word of the Lord endures forever… … Continue reading

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Reverent Redeemed Foreigners

Redeemed by Jesus into a life as a foreigner whose life reflects the reality of God’s sacrifice for me. That’s who I am. That’s what I want to live today. The world pulls me toward citizenship in an empty way … Continue reading

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Faith Without Sight

I want to trust God more for the things I cannot see. Faith is not dependent on sight. It is dependent upon trust. In a world where seeing is believing, having faith without sight is remarkable…

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Making the Most: Mission Living

Making the most of our time depends on a new way of thinking about our time.  If we value our time from an eternal perspective, we will likely leverage it for eternal impact, helping every person to stand before God … Continue reading

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Holding Hands While We Fall Asleep

I’m not sure I’m qualified to give relationship advice as a one-woman-man for half my life.  I did, however, give this advice the other day to a young man who is on the front end of relationship life: Find someone … Continue reading

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Be Holy

When God says, ‘be holy as I am holy,’ it’s a high call on our lives.  What does it mean?  The Apostle Peter passes on God’s charge to us, quoting from the days of Mosaic Law – what sets us … Continue reading

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True Grace Permeates

When Peter gets to the end of his letter, he summarizes his words as encouragement and testament of the true grace of God.  As I reviewed this short letter, I see that grace permeates every part of our lives, and … Continue reading

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