1 Peter 1:1-12 – Living Loving Lord
Peter says that you do know what your future holds and that Jesus not only holds the future, but He holds you until you get there.
1 Peter 1:13-25 – Hope and Holiness
The truth is that those who do the most earthly good are the ones who are the most heavenly minded!
1 Peter 2:1-10 – Milk and Mortar
Milk and mortar may not seem to go together, but they were the perfect combination for the apostle Peter to describe your spiritual growth. One describes your growth as a Christian, the other describes your growth as a Church.
1 Peter 2:11-25 – You’re Being Watched
You ought to embrace the idea that you’re being watched. It makes you an evangelist before you ever say a word.
1 Peter 3:1-7 – You’re the Minister of Marriage
If you are a Christian and are married, you’re a minister of marriage. It’s not a ministry of counseling others, it’s a matter of following Jesus Christ in your own home.
1 Peter 3:8-12 – Homophronia is Healthy
Peter described a healthy spiritual love-life. He summed-it up using a single Greek word in verse eight, and the word is homophron.
1 Peter 3:13-22 – What Would Noah Do?
In terms of its sheer magnitude, the daily defamation and reviling Noah and his family were subjected to was way worse than anything you or I will ever experience. Still, we have our persecutions.
1 Peter 4:1-11 – Insider Investment Information
Peter wasn’t a time management specialist, but he dealt with your use of time. He pointed out a fundamental change in your attitude towards time once you become a Christian: Instead of thinking about how you spend your time, you think about how you can invest your time.
1 Peter 4:12-29 – Fire Proved
Peter was a firebug. He didn’t start any fires that we know of, but he spent a lot of his time talking about fire.
1 Peter 5:1-14 – The Lion, the Sheep and Your Wardrobe
Peter’s words were more than a prediction of the future. They were a description of present. Peter likened the devil at large to “a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour.”