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1 Peter Sermons; A Living Hope In A Lost World! - Pastor Bobby Atkins
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  • A Living Hope In A Lost World!

    1 Peter 1:1 Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who reside as aliens, scattered throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, who are chosen, according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, by the sanctifying work of the Spirit, to obey Jesus Christ and be sprinkled with His Blood; May Grace and Peace be yours in the fullest measure!
    I. The AUTHOR is IDENTIFIED to us!
    A. The author is identified By NAME!
    1 Peter 1:1 Peter . . .
    B. The author is identified By TITLE!
    1 Peter 1:1 Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ
    C. The author is identified By ASSISTANT!
    1 Peter 5:12 Through Silvanus, our faithful brother (for so I regard him) . . .
    D. The author is identified By PURPOSE!
    1 Peter 5:12 . . . I have written to you briefly, exhorting and testifying that this is the true grace of God. Stand Firm In It!
    II. The AUDIENCE is SPECIFIED for us!
    A. By their LOCATION!
    1 Peter 1:1 . . . to those who reside as Alien, scattered throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia
    B. The audience is specified By their SALVATION!
    1 Peter 1:1 . . . who are Chosen 2 according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, by the sanctifying work of the Spirit, to obey Jesus Christ and be sprinkled with His Blood
    Who Chose Us For Salvation? God the Father
    What was His choice filtered through? According to the foreknowledge of God the Father
    What role did Holy Spirit play in our salvation? By the sanctifying work of the Spirit
    What part did Jesus play in our salvation? To obey Jesus Christ and be sprinkled with His blood
    C. The audience is specified By their DESTINATION!
    1 Peter 1:1 to those who reside as aliens . . . 2:11 Beloved, I urge you as aliens and strangers
    What does the word “Alien” mean?
    1 Peter 1:4 to obtain an inheritance which is imperishable and undefiled and will not fade away, reserved in heaven for you
    D. The audience is specified By their CELEBRATION!
    1 Peter 1:5 who are protected by the power of God through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time
    1 Peter 1:6 In THIS you Greatly REJOICE, even though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been distressed by various trials
    WHEN was Peter writing this letter? 62-63 A.D.
    WHERE was Peter writing this letter? Babylon
    1 Peter 5:13 She who is in BABYLON, chosen together with you, sends you greetings, and so does my son, Mark
    WHAT was taking place when Peter was writing this letter? The emperor Nero, had begun burning Rome. The apostle Paul would be released from prison and martyred one year later. Peter would be martyred one year after writing this letter!
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