Everything Will Be All Right
November 23, 2014 Speaker: Larry Kirk Series: 1 Peter: The True Grace of God for the Real Issues of Life
Topic: Suffering Passage: 1 Peter 3:9–3:22
"Everything will be all right.”As much as that may sound too good to be true for some of you Peter tells us that for Christians, this is part of the good news of the gospel. If in Christ you are going to be blessed even if you suffer and if Christ has already been enthroned above every imaginable power then it's fair to say that if you belong to Jesus everything is going to be all right.
I. In Christ, God's blessing is your calling even if you have to go through suffering
A. What does blessing mean?
B. Where does suffering fit in a life called to blessing?
II. In Christ, God's blessing triumphs powerfully over suffering
A. Jesus brings us to God through his suffering. That's Good!
B. Jesus came through his suffering to rise from the dead.
III. God's blessing will vindicat God's people even in a hostile culture