1 Peter: Christ, Noah, and Living in a Hostile World

Peter has a pastor's heart and he is concerned that as the believers are suffering for their faith that they do not grow discouraged or bitter. He appeals to Jesus and Noah as examples of how we should live.

1 Peter 3:8-22,2:20-23,4:1,4:4,4:12-14
2 Peter 3:16,2:4-9
Luke 23:43,23:46
Hebrews 9:27-28
2 Timothy 3:12
Romans 12:17,1:4,8:11
John 10:16
Ephesians 2:17
Hebrews 11:7
1 Corinthians 1:13-17
Matthew 23:37

Sermon discussion questions for parents to use with their children:

  • In what ways do Christians suffer in the world?

  • Why did Peter point to Jesus as our role model in how to handle this?

  • And also Noah?

  • How does God not want us to respond to unjust suffering?

  • How does He want us to respond?