Sermons on 1 Peter

Respect

Text: Genesis 1:26-27, 1 Peter 2:13-17 Summary: The way a company, institution, family, or individual behaves reveals what they value.  Values guide people. They are the standards and beliefs that shape who we want to be and how we want to work.  Wildwood church has eight values that determine how we treat people and how…

Before You Say I Do

Texts 1 Peter 3:1-6, 1 Peter 5:5-7, other selected passages Summary When considering what we want and need in a future spouse, most of us don’t look deep enough.  While we should place a certain emphasis on the physical and psychological qualities of the other person, the spiritual life is what will cause a marriage…

Who We Are

Text: 1 Peter 2: 9-10 Happy Vision Sunday! What is a church? Why do churches even have a vision in the first place? A church is not a body made up of individuals with individual missions, but rather a body of believers who come together to work toward the mission of God together. Is not…

Suffering Well

Text:   1 Peter 5: 6-11 Peter is writing to Christians who are suffering terribly for the name of Jesus, so he weaves the theme of suffering throughout his letter. Not many of us will be persecuted like Peter’s original audience, but we will all suffer as we face our own challenges, trials, and struggles in…