Transforming Ordinary People into Extraordinary Followers of Christ

Please enjoy our Sunday Messages.  We also include our Talking Points / Walking Points for you to dig deeper into the message by yourself, with your community group, or with your family and have a daily devotional thought each day that relates to the previous weeks message.

1 Peter – Review Part 1 – What’s True

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail 1 Peter – 1 Peter 1:1 – 3:20 SERMON SUMMARY God saves us.  God graciously chooses a people for himself (1:1-2; 2:9)  God gave Christ to die in our place so that we could belong to Him (1:18-19; 2:24; 3:18)  God sent his Spirit to cause us to be born again (1:2, […]

1 Peter – 1 Peter 3:18-22

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail 1 Peter – 1 Peter 3:18-22 – 10 of 18 SERMON SUMMARY This is one of the most difficult passages in all of Scripture. Various commentaries present differing views on what they think Peter is trying to say. Today I want to share what I think Peter is saying and why.  Any […]

1 Peter – 1 Peter 3:13-17 – When Bad Things Happen to Good People

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail 1 Peter – 1 Peter 3:13-17 – 9 of 18 SERMON SUMMARY Jesus once said that “in this world you will have tribulation,” and we all know that to be true. The fact that suffering exists doesn’t trouble us until we are the ones suffering, and it is especially troubling when we […]

1 Peter – 1 Peter 3:8-12 – A Profile of Christian Maturity

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail 1 Peter – 1 Peter 3:8-12 – 8 of 18 SERMON SUMMARY The process of growing up can be painful. There are ups and downs along the way, and from time to time, we skin a knee or bloody a nose from falling on our faces. “Growing up” is the objective of […]

1 Peter – 1 Peter 3:1-7 – Marriage: Wedlock or Deadlock

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail 1 Peter – 1 Peter 3:1-7 – 7 of 18 SERMON SUMMARY As wonderful as marriage can be, it requires a lot of give and take to love one another in a way that honors God and our spouse. The end of 1 Peter 2 challenged us to respond in a God […]

1 Peter – 1 Peter 2:13-25 – Glorifying God when Suffering Unjustly

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail 1 Peter – 1 Peter 2:13-25 – Glorifying God when Suffering Unjustly – 6 of 18 SERMON SUMMARY All of us have been swindled at some point. I once bought a computer at a price that seemed too good to be true. (It was!) Rip-offs like this happen all the time, and […]

1 Peter – 1 Peter 2:4-12: A Portrait of our Special Calling

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail 1 Peter – 1 Peter 2:4-12 – 5 of 18 SERMON SUMMARY Contrary to what some would have you believe, God doesn’t sit up in heaven with his jaw clenched and his arms folded in a settled state of disapproval. He’s not ticked off at his children for all of the times […]

1 Peter – 1 Peter 1:22-2:3: A Case for Unity

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail 1 Peter – 1 Peter 1:22-2:3 – 4 of 18 SERMON SUMMARY By the grace of God we’ve had great unity here at TCC for over 25 years, and I’m incredibly grateful for that. But that’s not the case for many churches. Some of you have witnessed a church spit first hand. […]

1 Peter – Living a Pure Life in an Unpure World

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail 1 Peter – 1 Peter 1:13-21 – 3 of 18 SERMON SUMMARY How can Christians remain pure in an impure world? Some would say that we should withdraw from the world, lest it rub off on us. But Philippians 2:15 and John 17:14-15 offer a different tactic. Notice those words, “in the […]

1 Peter – Smile While Suffering

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail 1 Peter – 1 Peter 1:1-12 – 2 of 18 SERMON SUMMARY Suffering is a universal language. Tears are the same for Christians, Jews, and Muslims. Sorrow comes to the young and to the elderly-to the rich and to the poor. Since pain is such a pervasive problem, we need a potent […]

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