When Peter says that husbands are called to honor their wives, what does he mean?  This week we look at what biblical authority means and how it should shape a husband's role within a marriage.

Scriptures: 1 Peter 3:7

Keywords: Marriage, husbands, men, honor, service, understanding, relationships, 1 Peter, headship
Direct download: GCC20170319.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 8:42am CDT

Marriage is hard, but also powerful.  In this sermon we see how Peter encourages wives to give their greatest gift to their husbands - and the power that comes from that gift.

Scriptures: 1 Peter 3:1-6

Keywords: Marriage, wives, husbands, submission, gender, gender roles, 1 Peter, surrender
Direct download: GCC20170312.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 10:39pm CDT

How does God want us to treat the people that we work for?  Peter reminds us that Jesus gives us freedom to serve them, even if they treat us unfairly.

Scriptures: 1 Peter 2:11-12, 18-25

Keywords: 1 Peter, submission, authority, obedience, servants, masters, work, freedom, revenge
Direct download: GCC20170305.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 7:28am CDT

Peter tells the readers of his letter to "Honor everyone. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the emperor." These were hard words then and they can be hard words today, yet in our submission we see God open the doors of Justice in our world.

Scriptures: 1 Peter 2:11-17

Keywords: Government, Submission, Freedom, Honor, Rebellion
Direct download: GCC20170226.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 12:41pm CDT

What is God doing with our world?  With our lives?  Peter shows us that God is building a people to worship him and live as witnesses to the world around them.

Scriptures: 1 Peter 2:4-12

Keywords: 1 Peter, cornerstone, Jesus, worship, witness, church, holiness, temple, tabernacle
Direct download: GCC20170219.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 10:09am CDT

Part of belonging to God's community means we will love each other well.  In order to love others, we need to have our actions and our hearts changed by the goodness of God.

Scriptures: 1 Peter 2:1-3

Keywords: 1 Peter, love, community, growth, spiritual formation, sin, change, desire, Psalm 34
Direct download: GCC20170212.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 9:59am CDT

As part of our growth and maturity, God calls us to love one another. In these versus, Peter reminds us that God’s Word purifies our souls when we obey and loving each other is evidence of His work in our lives.

Scriptures: 1 Peter 1:22-25

Keywords: Purify, Word, Soul, Love, Earnestly, Pure Heart
Direct download: GCC20170205.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 3:25pm CDT

As a part of our growth and maturity, God calls us to be holy.  In this sermon, we see what holiness is, why we need it, and how we can grow in it.

Scriptures: 1 Peter 1:13-21

Keywords: Holiness, hope, 1 Peter, Maturity, Growth,
Direct download: GCC20170129.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 8:30am CDT

When we face trials, we often discover what we really believe.  In this sermon we see how having the right beliefs about God enables us to trust him and his work in our lives.

Scriptures: 1 Peter 1:10-12

Keywords: Patience, endurance, trials, suffering, trust, faith, 1 Peter, Hope
Direct download: GCC20170122.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 8:30am CDT

How we handle the trials in our lives reveals who we really are - and where God wants us to grow.  Because of Jesus, real growth is possible.  And so is real joy.

Scriptures: 1 Peter 1:3-9

Keywords: 1 Peter, Suffering, Trials, Joy, Hope, Conversion, Gospel, Salvation, Maturity, Faith
Direct download: GCC20170115.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 10:04pm CDT





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