Stand Strong When Wronged – 1 Peter 3:13-4:6

February 23, 2012 | Comments Off on Stand Strong When Wronged – 1 Peter 3:13-4:6

Last week in our Sue Edwards Bible Study, we talked about peacemaking, especially in the face of persecution or unfairness. This week we continue along the same line. I was struck by verse 15, where Peter tells us “But in your hearts set apart Christ as Lord.” As I studied this week, I kept coming […]

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Pursue Peace with Doves and Dragons – 1 Peter 3:8-12

February 16, 2012 | Comments Off on Pursue Peace with Doves and Dragons – 1 Peter 3:8-12

  This week in our Sue Edwards’ study on 1 Peter, we’re studying how to remain at peace with our brothers and sisters, as well as those who persecute us. I have to tell you that I’m not great at peacemaking. Sure it’s my intention, but when I’m crossed or offended, pride and self-protection rise […]

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Did you watch the Superbowl last weekend? I’m not much of a football fan, and certainly wasn’t excited about the teams after the local 49ers lost to the Giants in the playoffs. But like so many Americans, I watched the Superbowl for the commercials. Now I know that Superbowl commercials are always a little edgy, […]

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I have to confess that science was one of my worst subjects in school. And the last time I took a science course was as an undergrad – let’s just say, a few years ago… So this book (provided by Kregel Publications) is not one I would ordinarily be attracted to. But since one of […]

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In this fourth lesson of Sue Edwards’ study on 1 Peter, we come to what I consider to be some of the most difficult verses in the Bible. I am, by nature and heritage, a fighter. I feel justice deeply within my soul and spirit. Even as a child, I would get in trouble for […]

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