Standing in the True Grace of God, Lesson 12, Part 2

Originally posted January 26, 2018, at Women of Purpose. The post for lesson 12, part 1 ended not only mid-lesson, but also mid-sentence and mid-verse! In 1 Peter 3:18, Peter pivots from Christ’s substitutionary atonement on the cross to something else Christ has done—and the rest of the sentence, which goes through verse 20, has … Continue reading Standing in the True Grace of God, Lesson 12, Part 2

Standing in the True Grace of God, Lesson 12, Part 1

  Originally posted January 25, 2018, at Women of Purpose. This week we are studying 1 Peter 3:13-22, which begins with Peter’s instructions and encouragements for Christians who are suffering for their faith. He addressed suffering earlier in his letter in more general terms, when he wrote, “In this you rejoice, though now for a … Continue reading Standing in the True Grace of God, Lesson 12, Part 1

Standing in the True Grace of God, Lesson 6

Originally posted October 19, 2017, at Women of Purpose. In this week’s lesson we are studying 1 Peter 1:17-25, covering doctrinal concerns including the final judgement and the image of our salvation as a “ransom,” or “redemption,” paid for by the precious blood of Christ. Peter’s eternal view of our life and sufferings now is … Continue reading Standing in the True Grace of God, Lesson 6