- Dr. William P. Bertsche
- Hope Changes Everything
- A New Community - 1 Peter 2:4-10
- 10:00 a.m.
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Today I give thanks to God, to my wife and family, and to the Elders, pastoral staff, and congregation. In the words of Paul, I commend you to:
1. The hands of God
2. The Word of His grace
3. The power of His Spirit
4. The reward of His people
Never before has protecting our families been as difficult as it is today. Thieves lurk everywhere—in our homes, in our schools, and in our libraries.
How can we “abstain from the passions of the flesh, which wage war against your soul” (1 Peter 2:11)? First, we must understand the nature of the battle.
We dare not take the future of the church for granted. Powerful forces such as selfism, consumerism, statism, and pluralism are arrayed against us. As we face these dark times, we must remember who we are in Christ.