1 Peter Study, Part 23 (at Christ Church): Qualities of Leadership – Part I

This entry is part 23 of 26 in the series 1 Peter Study (at Christ Church)

As Peter continues to prepare the people for the upcoming fierce persecution, he stresses the importance of leadership.  Times of persecution demand spiritual leadership.  Dr. Boa expounds on the qualities of leadership and the necessity of godly authority to carry the people.

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1 Peter Study, Part 18 (at Christ Church): Arming for Adversity

This entry is part 18 of 26 in the series 1 Peter Study (at Christ Church)

Dr. Boa encourages us as Peter encouraged his readers to arm ourselves for adversity by keeping an eternal perspective in this temporal world.  We want to treasure the not yet over the now even when this world presses in upon us.  Biblical faith invites us to contextualize this brief earthly sojourn with the eternity of heaven.

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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 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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