Sunday, Sep 11, 2016
Armed for Unjust Suffering (Part 2)
Speaker: Todd Murray
Passage: 1 Peter 4:3-6
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In this passage, the apostle provides believer’s with three strong motivations for persevering through unjust suffering.

 

1.  The Painful Memory of Their Sinful Past (1 Peter 4:3)

           A. Recalling Sinful Desires (1 Peter 4:3a)

           B. Recalling Sinful Conduct (1 Peter 4:3b)

 

2. Divine Judgment of Their Persecutors (1 Peter 4:4-5)

           A. Persecutors’ Surprise (1 Peter 4:4a-b)

           B. Persecutors’ Slander (1 Peter 4:4c)

           C. Persecutors’ Accountability (1 Peter 4:5)

 

3. The Gospel’s Guarantee of Eternal Life (1 Peter 4:6)

A. Spiritual Life is the Purpose of Preaching (1 Peter 4:6a)

B. Men’s Meaningless Assessment of Believers (1 Peter 4:6b)

C. God’s Powerful will for Believers (1 Peter 4:6c)