October 23, 2011 – Morning Worship

Monday 1 Peter 3:13-22
What is Peter’s Christian perspective on suffering?  Is this the way you view struggles in your Christian life?

Tuesday Psalm 34; 1 Peter 3:1-17
What point is Peter’s point in quoting Psalm 34?  What does that mean for us?

Wednesday Acts 12; James 1:2-4; 5:7-11
Both James and Peter experienced suffering and persecution.  How were their experiences different?  How was their teaching on suffering similar?  Why?

Thursday Acts 16:16-40; 1 Peter 3:13-18
How is our suffering a means of evangelism?  What keeps our suffering from being an opportunity to bear witness to our hope in Christ?  What are some practical ways your suffering might open opportunities to testify to your faith?

Friday Genesis 6:9-7:24; 1 Peter 3:18-22
What is Peter’s point in referring to Noah?  How does this give us hope, courage, and joy in the face of our suffering and trials?

Saturday Micah 7; 1 Peter 3:18-22
How is Christ’s suffering like ours?  How is it different?  What is the basis for our hope in the midst of suffering?  How do we live with this perspective?