Sermons on 1 Peter
What our good friend Jonathan Kent shared with us on Sunday was about identity and how that related in the Apostle Peter’s life. Also that there are identity thieves out there that want to take away our identity and circumstances that shake your identity and also those who fake this identity. He reminded us to know who we are; that we God’s chosen people, that our identity has changed forever and we are to live fruitful and purposeful lives.
Alison reminds us today that our identity is found in God not in what we think about ourselves or what others say about us. God has given us all that we need to do the things he has asked us to do and he makes us sufficient and strong when we are trusting him.
This week Chris speaks to us about walking in who we’ve become in God – getting hold of the great things God has put into us and has stored up for us, simply because we belong to Him. He has paid for you to know the fullness of His favour and love – you can’t earn it, but you live in it through faith.
Who are you? No really, who are YOU – what defines who you are? This week Dave digs into where our true identity comes from – the implications of which affect every area of our lives as we live courageously for God.
We have all been given gifts we use in church life – these are gifts of the Holy Spirit; but how do we know which one’s we’ve actually got, and what’s their purpose? Dave takes us into 1 Corinthians 12 as he challenges us to step into our giftings. We are reminded that every single one of us is important in what we contribute, from the youngest to the oldest we can use the gifts of the Spirit for the good of…