Friday, March 2, 2012

1 Peter by Sue Edwards (Lesson 8)


Genre- Religion/Biblical Studies/Bible Study Guides

1 Peter: Finding Encouragement in Troubling Times by Sue Edwards

Published by- Kregel Publications

Copyrighted- 2011

Number of pages- 102

Age Group- Adult Women

Description of book- Paperback, listed price- $12.99, ISBN 978-0-8254-4198

Lesson 8, “Persevere with the End in Mind” 1 Peter 4:7-19

I think in today’s society we focus too much on the now and not on the future.  As a Christian we must focus on the future and the end time on earth.

Peter thought prayer was very important and I really agree, because it is one of the ways we speak with God.  Without prayer we wouldn’t be able to talk with God and share our praises and concerns.

I learned that you need to have self-control and be sober-minded to have an authentic and consistent mind while praying.  When I say my own prayers, I have found it best to kneel or sit, because if I do it any other way, I lose my focus.

One of the other important things I learned this week is that we need to love and keep loving others in a Godly way, even when we are feeling out of sorts.  Peter says that love covers many sins.  And this week, no matter how frustrated people make me, I am going to show them unconditional love.

Next week is our last week.  I hope you have been enjoying my views from these lessons.

I hope you all have had a wonderful week and I will inform you next week about my thoughts on “Lesson Nine.”  Please look at the rest of my blogs for the other lessons.

Disclosure of Material Connection- I received 1 Peter by Sue Edwards for free from the Kregel Publications’ Blog Tour. All links were current when posted. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255.

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