1 Peter Study, Part 16 (at Christ Church): A Living Sacrifice
Peter continues to prepare his readers for upcoming persecution and opposition. He encourages them to always be prepared to make a defense for the hope that is in them. Dr. Boa expounds on this notion of turning from fear to faith and sanctifying Christ as Lord in our hearts so that the shalom within us becomes evident to others.
This content on the reliability of the Bible was originally printed in Decision Magazine. False Impressions “I don’t want to take a bath—I’m clean enough!” My impassioned protests as a six-year-old at bedtime were quickly rebuffed by this powerful tool from my parents’ arsenal of guilt-inducing mottoes: “The Bible says that cleanliness is next to godliness!” […]