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    The Letter of 1 Peter

    Like many of the letters of the New Testament, 1 Peter was a letter written to a growing community of Jesus followers who were experiencing severe persecution. The author of this letter was fully aware that everyday life would be impacted by their commitment to the way of Jesus. This practical letter is full of encouraging and inspiring words that resonate with the lives of Jesus followers in 2019. We will explore this letter in detail during this sermon series.

    Series start date: June 16th, 2019

    Sermons in this series

    • Sunday, June 16th, 2019

      by Dion Frasier

      "Exiles and strangers" are words often used to describe the current condition of Jesus' followers. We often feel like outsiders, or like things are strange. It should be that way. We may live here, but our true home and citizenship is found in a totally different place.

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    • Sunday, June 23rd, 2019

      by Dion Frasier

      What does holiness mean? Is it a function of our shifting culture? Or is it a defining attribute of God that we need to observe and experience, and let it change us more and more into the likeness of Jesus?

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    • Sunday, June 30th, 2019

      by Dion Frasier

      You ARE God's special people. You are his possession, a people he calls his own. You don't have to walk around feeling rejected and dejected. You belong to him.

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    • Sunday, July 7th, 2019

      by Dion Frasier

      Trying to be like someone else is not uncommon. Actually being someone else is impossible. But that's exactly what Peter tells us to do.. to be Jesus.

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    • Sunday, July 14th, 2019

      by Dion Frasier

      It is important for us to see ourselves as partners with God in the transformation of the world. We have the honor of bringing more good to our world.

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    • Sunday, July 21st, 2019

      by Dion Frasier

      During difficult times of trial, persecution and harassment, Simon encourages the church community to lean on their relationships with one another.

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    • Sunday, July 28th, 2019

      by Dion Frasier

      There is constant temptation to fall into the ways of the world, or to assimilate in such a way that goes counter to what God wants.

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