Feb 24

1 Peter 4:12-19 – Suffer Like Christ

Alan Denton |Series: 1 Peter: Hope in a World That’s Not Our Home – Encounter |1 Peter 4:12-19
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1. REJOICE KNOWLEDGEABLY IN YOUR SUFFERING FOR CHRIST. (VS. 12-14)

LIE WE’VE BOUGHT INTO NUMBER 1: SUFFERING IS A SURPRISE AND MEANS YOU’RE ABANDONED BY GOD.

A. SUFFERING IS EXPECTED. (VS. 12)

B. REJOICE: SUFFERING IDENTIFIES YOU WITH CHRIST ETERNALLY. (VS. 13)

C. REJOICE: SUFFERING IS BLESSING. (VS. 14)

2. MAKE SURE YOUR SUFFERING IS FOR RIGHTEOUSNESS, NOT SIN. (VS. 15)

LIE WE’VE BOUGHT INTO NUMBER 2: SUFFERING FOR OUR SIN IS THE SAME AS SUFFERING FOR CHRIST.

3. GLORIFY GOD IN YOUR REFINING TRIALS. (VS. 16-18)

LIE WE’VE BOUGHT INTO NUMBER 3: SUFFERING HAS NO VALUE.

4. ENTRUST YOUR LIFE TO OUR FAITHFUL GOD WHILE DOING GOOD. (VS. 19)

LIE WE’VE BOUGHT INTO NUMBER 4: GOD IS UNAWARE OF OUR SUFFERING AND ISN’T FAITHFUL BECAUSE OF IT.


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