First Peter is a handbook for Christian Living. All of the foundations necessary for building lives of spiritual maturity are contained in these chapters. Peter’s readers were geographically scattered and in the face of all kinds of challenges they needed to be theologically grounded. Jesus had given Peter the task of feeding and strengthening the sheep. This compelling, practical, vital letter is surely part of the response to that directive. He is clear about his purpose: to stimulate their faith, to assure them of the reliability of God’s word and encourage them to stand fast in God’s grace.
Alistair Begg opens the Bible to the book of 1 Peter. It’s here that we see a glimpse of the author a man of God who calls us to a very high standard of Christian living. In fact, Peter’s life reveals characteristics that should be true of every believer. Learn more about these characteristics as we study 1 Peter 1.
Series: Encore 2010
Wise coaches don’t take anything for granted; instead, they know that it is critical for their teams to understand the basics. Similarly, Jesus focused his attention on teaching his disciples the key themes of his ministry. In this Easter Sunday message, Alistair Begg unpacks the lesson of undeserved forgiveness and the good news of new life that Jesus drove home to the apostle Peter.