1 Peter Study, Part 1 (at Christ Church): The Glory Will Endure

This entry is part 1 of 26 in the series 1 Peter Study (at Christ Church)

Dr. Boa provides an overview of the first epistle of Peter.  It is a book of encouragement and hope to a people who are oppressed and persecuted.  There are three overarching themes throughout this book:  suffering, glory and grace.  By God’s grace, He transmutes the lead of suffering into the gold of glory; a glory that will endure.

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1 Peter Study, Part 3 (at Christ Church): Endless Revelation

This entry is part 3 of 26 in the series 1 Peter Study (at Christ Church)

Dr. Boa explores the nature and mystery of the triune God and the living hope that is grounded in the Word of God and in the Son.  He reminds us, as we reflect on the inheritance reserved in heaven for us, to be a people of gratitude who understand that all of life is gift and all of life is grace.

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1 Peter Study, Part 4 (at Christ Church): The Living Hope

This entry is part 4 of 26 in the series 1 Peter Study (at Christ Church)

Jesus calls us to a living hope; a hope that will not die.  A hope that is so transformative that it will produce an inheritance.  Dr. Boa expounds on the four qualities of the inheritance and the legacy that we share with Christ as co-heirs, as sons and daughters of the King.

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1 Peter Study, Part 6 (at Christ Church): Citizens of Heaven

This entry is part 6 of 26 in the series 1 Peter Study (at Christ Church)

Peter’s first epistle was written near the end of his life and it is designed to give us perspective.  He tells us that we get to see things that the saints of the Old Testament could not see.  And in light of these things, we have a living hope that brings confidence and stability and we can live in a manner that anticipates these future glories.

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1 Peter Study, Part 8 (at Christ Church): Rewriting Your Broken Story

This entry is part 8 of 26 in the series 1 Peter Study (at Christ Church)

We all have broken stories and Peter wants us to understand that we can rewrite our story.  We can imbed our story in a greater narrative that begins and ends well.  When we are a part of God’s story our life matters.  When we keep an eternal perspective we understand that the adversity and afflictions of this life will only be brief and the glory will endure.

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1 Peter Study, Part 9 (at Christ Church): Embracing God’s Narrative

This entry is part 9 of 26 in the series 1 Peter Study (at Christ Church)

Peter invites his readers to embrace God’s narrative not the world’s narrative; to embrace a biblical perspective on life and not what we often would construe for ourselves.  This epistle gives a perspective of wisdom, faith, hope, and love and calls us to put our hope in the Living God and His unchanging character and promises.

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1 Peter Study, Part 10 (at Christ Church): How Much Is Enough?

This entry is part 10 of 26 in the series 1 Peter Study (at Christ Church)

Few people have answered the question:  ‘How much is enough?’ and so they are not content.  If you are not content with what you have, you surely won’t be content with what you want, because that moving target will continue on.  Dr. Boa offers a pathway to contentment which only comes through the living Word of God.  This Word of God is not just a moral mirror, but has the power to transform.

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