Feb 20, 2019
1 Peter 5:10-14
Series: 1 Peter

1 Peter 5:10-14

February 10, 2019

Peter summarized his letter by urging the recipients to stand firm in the grace of God even while they are suffering, understanding that their salvation was safe in the One who began the work. They would suffer for a time in this life, but they would be blessed for all of eternity. God would personally restore, confirm, strengthen, and establish each of them, and so it is with us today. We know that we are saved by grace, through faith, in Jesus Christ. The more we understand the grace of God in salvation, the more we are able to stand firm in the faith. Thank you for listening. The Church at Pecan Creek is located in Denton, Texas. We invite you to join us each Sunday at 10 AM. For more information visit our website, http://www.thechurchatpecancreek.com.
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  • Feb 20, 20191 Peter 5:10-14
    Feb 20, 2019
    1 Peter 5:10-14
    Series: 1 Peter

    1 Peter 5:10-14

    February 10, 2019

    Peter summarized his letter by urging the recipients to stand firm in the grace of God even while they are suffering, understanding that their salvation was safe in the One who began the work. They would suffer for a time in this life, but they would be blessed for all of eternity. God would personally restore, confirm, strengthen, and establish each of them, and so it is with us today. We know that we are saved by grace, through faith, in Jesus Christ. The more we understand the grace of God in salvation, the more we are able to stand firm in the faith. Thank you for listening. The Church at Pecan Creek is located in Denton, Texas. We invite you to join us each Sunday at 10 AM. For more information visit our website, http://www.thechurchatpecancreek.com.
  • Feb 13, 20191 Peter 5:8-9
    Feb 13, 2019
    1 Peter 5:8-9
    Series: 1 Peter

    1 Peter 5:8-9

    February 3, 2019

    A powerful enemy is on the loose that seeks to devour you. You must be on the lookout for his attacks, knowing that suffering is often one of the main tactics he uses. Don’t give in to Satan, or your sinful desires that are in alignment with his desires. Resist, trust God, and continue to stand firm in your faith. Thank you for listening. The Church at Pecan Creek is located in Denton, Texas. We invite you to join us each Sunday at 10 AM. For more information visit our website, http://www.thechurchatpecancreek.com.
  • Feb 6, 20191 Peter 5:1-7
    Feb 6, 2019
    1 Peter 5:1-7
    Series: 1 Peter

    1 Peter 5:1-7

    January 27, 2019

    After spending most of his letter speaking to all of the Christians, Peter takes a moment to remind the elders to shepherd as God has commanded them. He encourages submission to the elders by those who are usually the most obstinate. He then exhorts the entire church to practice humility towards one another and to God. Even in their time of suffering, Peter instructs them to cast off their anxieties and trust that the God who has saved them continues to care for them. Thank you for listening. The Church at Pecan Creek is located in Denton, Texas. We invite you to join us each Sunday at 10 AM. For more information visit our website, http://www.thechurchatpecancreek.com.
  • Jan 30, 20191 Peter 4:12-19
    Jan 30, 2019
    1 Peter 4:12-19
    Series: 1 Peter

    1 Peter 4:12-19

    January 20, 2019

    If you are living and believing as a Christian, don’t expect to be loved by a sinful world. Instead, as we live godly lives and proclaim Jesus Christ, we should not be surprised by suffering, but be surprised if we do not suffer. When you get treated as Christ did, rejoice, because you are representing Christ, and the world sees that. But what can the world do to you? Even sinner’s worst insults are blessings. No matter what suffering we have to face in this life, we should never forget that even our suffering comes at the will of God. We may not fully understand our suffering, but we trust in a God who does. It will lead to our betterment, and to His glory. Thank you for listening. The Church at Pecan Creek is located in Denton, Texas. We invite you to join us each Sunday at 10 AM. For more information visit our website, http://www.thechurchatpecancreek.com.
  • Jan 23, 20191 Peter 4:7-11
    Jan 23, 2019
    1 Peter 4:7-11
    Series: 1 Peter

    1 Peter 4:7-11

    January 13, 2019

    A life of putting away human sinful passions, seeking to obey the will of God, understanding the temporary nature of this life, should lead one to be clear-minded so that we can regularly engage in prayer to God, and service to our fellow Christians Thank you for listening. The Church at Pecan Creek is located in Denton, Texas. We invite you to join us each Sunday at 10 AM. For more information visit our website, http://www.thechurchatpecancreek.com.
  • Jan 16, 20191 Peter 4:1-6
    Jan 16, 2019
    1 Peter 4:1-6
    Series: 1 Peter

    1 Peter 4:1-6

    January 06, 2019

    Arm yourselves by embracing obedience to God no matter what the cost or the level of suffering and rejection that you might face. Salvation involves both right belief and right behavior; therefore, both should be emphasized. Peter reminds them again that they are not to live for human passions; instead, they should live for the will of God. Time is important. Time is limited. Time should be spent wisely. Now that you have been saved by God, don’t use this limited, valuable time on earth to live in sin, but glorify God with your life. He says don’t live as you used to, he includes sin in general, but then list out sensuality, passions, drunkenness, orgies, drinking parties, and lawless idolatry. When you don’t engage with others in sin, at first, they are surprised, but quite often their surprise turns to malign. However, we must remember that unbelievers are not the Judge, only God is the Judge of the living and the dead. Thank you for listening. The Church at Pecan Creek is located in Denton, Texas. We invite you to join us each Sunday at 10 AM. For more information visit our website, http://www.thechurchatpecancreek.com.
  • Jan 9, 2019Understanding Your Purpose
    Jan 9, 2019
    Understanding Your Purpose

    Understanding Your Purpose

    December 30, 2018

    People desire to have meaning and purpose but, unfortunately, many look to this world and what it can offer for that meaning. Even Christians can get lured into that way of thinking. We must not drift back into a life of vanity, of chasing after the wind. We must remind ourselves and others, that if you look to the creation, and not the Creator, for your ultimate meaning and purpose then you will never find it. Thank you for listening. The Church at Pecan Creek is located in Denton, Texas. We invite you to join us each Sunday at 10 AM. For more information visit our website, http://www.thechurchatpecancreek.com.
  • Jan 2, 20191 Peter 3:18-22
    Jan 2, 2019
    1 Peter 3:18-22
    Series: 1 Peter

    1 Peter 3:18-22

    December 16, 2018

    Jesus Christ has taken the judgment and wrath of God on Himself, the righteous for the unrighteous, and He has also provided salvation and security for all who are His. Thank you for listening. The Church at Pecan Creek is located in Denton, Texas. We invite you to join us each Sunday at 10 AM. For more information visit our website, http://www.thechurchatpecancreek.com.
  • Dec 24, 2018Jesus is God
    Dec 24, 2018
    Jesus is God
    Series: Jesus is God

    Jesus is God

    December 23, 2018

    As modern Christianity appears to go further away from sound doctrine, we must rise up and state the truth about the person of Jesus Christ.
     
    This doctrine is offensive. People will let you talk about Jesus all day long, as long as you keep Him on par with every other religious leader, but once you say, “Jesus is God,” get ready for what you have just said is going to stir them, either to belief, or hatred.
     
    Jesus claimed to be God that the Pharisees tried to kill Him multiple times. It was that exact claim that was the final straw for Ananias the High Priest to push for His death. The same facts about Christ that Believers hold dear are the very same facts that non-believers hate. But if we don’t present the facts about Jesus, then there is no way for the non-believer ever to become a believer.
    Thank you for listening. The Church at Pecan Creek is located in Denton, Texas. We invite you to join us each Sunday at 10 AM. For more information visit our website, http://www.thechurchatpecancreek.com.
  • Dec 19, 20181 Peter 3:8-17
    Dec 19, 2018
    1 Peter 3:8-17
    Series: 1 Peter

    1 Peter 3:8-17

    December 9, 2018

    What it means to live in Christian community desperately needs to be revisited today by the modern church. Christians have been trained to have an extremely minimalistic view of their Christianity and no longer see the need for deep Christian fellowship and interaction. These opening verses by Peter are a punch in the gut to modern Christianity. Are you striving to live in Christian community with unity of mind, sympathy, brotherly love, a tender heart, and a humble mind? If you have been caught up in modern-day church attendance, "check the box, done for the week" mentality, then you are falling way. You will be short of arriving at the level of Christian intimacy commanded here by the Apostle Peter. Thank you for listening. The Church at Pecan Creek is located in Denton, Texas. We invite you to join us each Sunday at 10 AM. For more information visit our website, http://www.thechurchatpecancreek.com.