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Meditations on 1 Peter 5- Final Thoughts

How do you end a letter?  Well I guess most of us don’t write letters anymore.  Maybe a better question would be how do you end a conversation, (telephone, social media, chat, in person), when you know you may...

Meditations on 1 Peter 4:12-19- Suffer as a Christian

The dictionary definition of the word “suffering” is the state of undergoing pain, distress, or hardship.  It is obviously not something anyone would desire.  And it is also something many of us, if we are honest, don’t handle well. ...

Meditations on 1 Peter 1:13-25- If

In 1 Peter 1:17, Peter says, “And IF you call on him as Father who judges impartially according to each one’s deeds, conduct yourselves with fear throughout the time of your exile.”  (Emphasis added).  The word “if” is known...

Where is your God?

In times of trouble, people tend to respond to God in one of two ways.  Some people see the terrible things happening around them and they “become religious.”  They try to make sense of the darkness and turn toward...