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1 September 14, 2014 Introduction & The Question of Salvation

2 Sept. 14: Introduction & The Question of Salvation 1 Peter 1: 1-8 Sept 21: The Question of Scripture 1 Peter 1: 9-12 Sept. 28: The Question of Sanctification 1 Peter 1: Oct 5: The Question of Separation 1 Peter 2: 1-12 Oct 12: The Question of Submission Part 1 1 Peter 2: Oct 19: The Question of Submission Part 2 1 Peter 3: 1-7 Oct 26: The Question of Submission Part 3 1 Peter 3: 8-13

3 Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who are elect exiles of the Dispersion in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, 2 according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in the sanctification of the Spirit, for obedience to Jesus Christ and for sprinkling with his blood: May grace and peace be multiplied to you. 3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, 4 to an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, kept in heaven for you, 5 who by God's power are being guarded through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time. 6 In this you rejoice, though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been grieved by various trials, 7 so that the tested genuineness of your faith—more precious than gold that perishes though it is tested by fire—may be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ. 8 Though you have not seen him, you love him. Though you do not now see him, you believe in him and rejoice with joy that is inexpressible and filled with glory,

4 Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who are elect exiles of the Dispersion in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, 2 according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in the sanctification of the Spirit, for obedience to Jesus Christ and for sprinkling with his blood: May grace and peace be multiplied to you. Introduction Peter’s Autograph: Who was Peter? Brother Andrew led him to Jesus Fisherman with James and John the sons of Zebedee During time of Jesus ministry lived in Capernaum with his wife and mother in law. Leader of the Apostles and confessed boldly that Jesus was the Christ, the Son of the living God Witnessed, raising of Jairus’s daughter, the transfiguration and saw Mosses and Elijah, saw part of the Lords agony. Denied Jesus after proudly saying he would never even if others did, was restored by Jesus after resurrection. Boldly preached Christ crucified and raised, healed the lame, raised the dead. Was released from prison by an Angel. First to bring the Gospel to the Gentiles. Condemned to death on a cross like his teacher and savior.

5 Introduction continued… Peter’s Authority: Peter, an Apostle of Jesus Christ.– Apostle means “sent one”. They were members of an exclusive order, they witnesses to Jesus earthly ministry. Part of Jesus inner circle and named first in lists of the 12 Apostles. Empowered to perform miracles during the early church. Audience: … exiles of the Dispersion in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia

6 Pontus Cappadocia Galatia Bithynia A s i a

7 Introduction continued… Peter’s Authority: Peter, an Apostle of Jesus Christ.– Apostle means “sent one”. They were members of an exclusive order, they witnesses to Jesus earthly ministry. Part of Jesus inner circle and named first in lists of the 12 Apostles. Empowered to perform miracles during the early church. Audience: … exiles of the Dispersion in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia. Both Jewish and Gentile followers of Jesus. Dispersion (Dispora: Assyrian and Babylonian captivities ), Sojourners, Strangers; Spiritual Aliens To those who are elect: Chosen (John 13: 18; Luke 10: 20; Matt 24: 22; John 6: 37-45) Foreknowledge (Prognosis) refers to Gods eternal, predetermined, loving and saving intention. (Acts 2: 23) Sanctification of the Spirit: from start to finish the Holy Spirit patiently brings us along the way until we enter heaven. …obedience to Jesus Christ and for sprinkling with his blood… Assurance of our salvation and entered into a covenant of obedience.

8 The Question of Salvation Peter’s Authority: Most likely a little before 64 A.D. prior to the burning of Rome. Some persecution had occurred, they were exiles, but a more significant persecution was looming on the horizon.

9 Born Again to a Living Hope 3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, 4 to an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, kept in heaven for you, 5 who by God's power are being guarded through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time. 6 In this you rejoice, though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been grieved by various trials, 7 so that the tested genuineness of your faith—more precious than gold that perishes though it is tested by fire—may be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ. 8 Though you have not seen him, you love him. Though you do not now see him, you believe in him and rejoice with joy that is inexpressible and filled with glory,

10 The Question of Salvation Peter’s Authority: Most likely a little before 64 A.D. prior to the burning of Rome. Some persecution had occurred, they were exiles, but a more significant persecution was looming on the horizon. Questions to be answered: 1. What is the source of the believer’s salvation? 2. What is God’s motive of the believer’s salvation? 3. How was the believer’s salvation appropriated? 4. What is the nature of the believer’s inheritance? 5. Where is our security rooted in our salvation? 6. Why should we rejoice in our testing? 7. What is the result of our salvation?

11 Born Again to a Living Hope 3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, 4 to an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, kept in heaven for you, 5 who by God's power are being guarded through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time. 6 In this you rejoice, though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been grieved by various trials, 7 so that the tested genuineness of your faith—more precious than gold that perishes though it is tested by fire—may be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ. 8 Though you have not seen him, you love him. Though you do not now see him, you believe in him and rejoice with joy that is inexpressible and filled with glory,

12 Born Again to a Living Hope 3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, 4 to an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, kept in heaven for you, 5 who by God's power are being guarded through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time. 6 In this you rejoice, though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been grieved by various trials, 7 so that the tested genuineness of your faith—more precious than gold that perishes though it is tested by fire—may be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ. 8 Though you have not seen him, you love him. Though you do not now see him, you believe in him and rejoice with joy that is inexpressible and filled with glory,

13 Born Again to a Living Hope 3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, 4 to an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, kept in heaven for you, 5 who by God's power are being guarded through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time. 6 In this you rejoice, though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been grieved by various trials, 7 so that the tested genuineness of your faith—more precious than gold that perishes though it is tested by fire—may be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ. 8 Though you have not seen him, you love him. Though you do not now see him, you believe in him and rejoice with joy that is inexpressible and filled with glory,

14 Born Again to a Living Hope 3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, 4 to an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, kept in heaven for you, 5 who by God's power are being guarded through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time. 6 In this you rejoice, though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been grieved by various trials, 7 so that the tested genuineness of your faith—more precious than gold that perishes though it is tested by fire—may be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ. 8 Though you have not seen him, you love him. Though you do not now see him, you believe in him and rejoice with joy that is inexpressible and filled with glory,

15 Born Again to a Living Hope 3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, 4 to an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, kept in heaven for you, 5 who by God's power are being guarded through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time. 6 In this you rejoice, though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been grieved by various trials, 7 so that the tested genuineness of your faith—more precious than gold that perishes though it is tested by fire—may be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ. 8 Though you have not seen him, you love him. Though you do not now see him, you believe in him and rejoice with joy that is inexpressible and filled with glory,

16 Born Again to a Living Hope 3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, 4 to an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, kept in heaven for you, 5 who by God's power are being guarded through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time. 6 In this you rejoice, though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been grieved by various trials, 7 so that the tested genuineness of your faith—more precious than gold that perishes though it is tested by fire—may be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ. 8 Though you have not seen him, you love him. Though you do not now see him, you believe in him and rejoice with joy that is inexpressible and filled with glory,

17 Born Again to a Living Hope 3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, 4 to an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, kept in heaven for you, 5 who by God's power are being guarded through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time. 6 In this you rejoice, though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been grieved by various trials, 7 so that the tested genuineness of your faith—more precious than gold that perishes though it is tested by fire—may be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ. 8 Though you have not seen him, you love him. Though you do not now see him, you believe in him and rejoice with joy that is inexpressible and filled with glory,

18 The Question of Salvation Romans 8: 14-15: For all who are being led by the Spirit of God, these are sons of God. For you have not received a spirit of slavery leading to fear again, but you have received a spirit of adoption as sons by which we cry out, “Abba! Father!”


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