Pastor Wayne Hu 1 Peter 2:4-8 Key Idea: As believers living in this fallen world, we are and will be rejected, but in Christ we are and will be resurrected. Rejected By Men: Chosen by God Rejected By Men -> Exalted By God
Key Idea: We love others faithfully by first allowing the Word to encourage our love for Christ.
A thoughtfully written salvation A costly salvation A salvation which you heard A salvation which you enjoy
Key Idea: Trials are God doing what is necessary to pursue what is precious. God will do what is necessary to pursue what is precious. The precious that God wants for us is refined faith. Refined faith leads to inexpressible joy. Joy in knowing and experience the object of your love (v. 8) Joy in […]
Key Idea: Three realities of God’s care to fuel our living hope: His great mercy establishes our hope (v. 3) His future grace directs our hope (v. 4) The ministry of hope for the Christian: not optimism- minimizing the bad to focusing on the good or potential good not stoicism- enduring suffering without displaying pain […]
Key idea: Understanding our divine identity enables us to endure everything in life, including suffering 1. The Comfort of Our Divine Identity a. Exile b. Elect 2. The Cause of Our Divine Identity a. The Father: a caring relationship b. The Spirit: a consecrated relationship c. The Son: a covenant relationship 3. The Chorus of […]
Key idea: Be humble and give your anxieties to God. Be Humble Why Be Humble How to Be Humble