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1 Peter 4:12-19

Friday Evening Service

March 27, 2020 • Ron Arbaugh

"Peter’s message about being soberminded and self-controlled turns again to suffering. Being clearminded requires that we understand suffering is not an unusual experience for the Christian. It wasn’t for Peter and it isn’t for us. Why is it that we have been taught that, if we are serving God, things will go smoothly? It hasn’t ever been that way and Peter says it won’t…"

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1 Peter 5:5-14

Friday Evening Service • April 17, 2020 • Ron Arbaugh

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1 Peter 5:1-4

Friday Evening Service • April 3, 2020 • Ron Arbaugh

"Up to this point, Peter has been speaking to the body at large. But he changes directions as he prepares to sign-off; he now addresses the leaders of the church directly."

1 Peter 4:1-11

Friday Evening Service • March 20, 2020 • Ron Arbaugh

" Peter has a message for us—it is the message that suffering, for Jesus’ sake, is a good thing and a thing that each and every one of us need to expect as normative for the Christian life! Peter uses the various Greek words for suffering more than 20 times in this one little book! He wants us to get it…"