STAND STRONG & SUBDUE SATAN'S SCHEMES
Passage: 1 Peter 5:8–5:14
Stand Strong & Subdue Satan’s Schemes
1 Peter 5:8-14
Mar 24, 2019
Stand Firm in This Grace… (the whole letter)
Righteously endure suffering & live rightly…
- By fixating on God’s grace, Christ’s example, and your eternal hope.
- By remembering that:
- though you are aliens of the world, you are chosen by God;
- you have a living hope and an imperishable inheritance; and that
- trials refine your faith, which is more precious than anything.
- By living winsomely in rightly relating to others.
- By finding peace in God’s loving strength.
- By standing firm in faith and resisting Satan.
Closing of the Letter (5:12-14)
1. YOU Have an Enemy (5:8)
2. Firm Up Your Faith (5:9a & 12b)
3. Recognize & Resist (5:8-9a)
Life’s a Box of Battles
Lions & Easy Pick’ns
Side-Stepping Satan’s Snares
Scripture Silences Satan’s Slander
Our Opponent Can Be Overcome
4. Suffering with Hope (5:9b-11)