1 Peter | I Love My Church | Part 4

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Thought Of The Week: I love my Church because when we suffer it is for a good reason.

Don't Be Surprised By Suffering
12 Dear friends, do not be surprised at the fiery ordeal that has come on you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you. (1 Peter 4:12 NIV)

Don't Be Scared By Suffering
13 But rejoice inasmuch as you participate in the sufferings of Christ, so that you may be overjoyed when his glory is revealed. (1 Peter 4:13 NIV)

Do Be Selective In Suffering
14 If you are insulted because of the name of Christ, you are blessed, for the Spirit of glory and of God rests on you. 15 If you suffer, it should not be as a murderer or thief or any other kind of criminal, or even as a meddler. (1 Peter 4:15-16 NIV)

Do Be Sensitized By Suffering
So then, those who suffer according to God’s will should commit themselves to their faithful Creator and continue to do good. (1 Peter 4:19 NIV)

Cast: Hope Community Church

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