August 17, 2012 – September 21, 2012
1 Peter & Christian Suffering
It is easy to identify suffering in our own lives and in our society. Medical diagnoses lead to physical suffering, lost jobs and poverty lead to economical suffering, prejudice leads to social and emotional suffering. Jesus promises that those who follow him will experience suffering. But how is Christian suffering or suffering for our faith different? How can we identify it? What should we do about it? In this Groundwork series we study the biblical book of 1 Peter to better understand discipleship, the suffering we can expect along the way, what that suffering looks like in different times and places, and how our faith helps us face it.
Episodes in this Series
August 17 , 2012
The Gospel makes incredible promises to those who believe in and follow Jesus - grace, peace, joy, hope, and eternal life. Oh, and it promises one other thing here and now—suffering. Let's talk about what it really means to suffer for our faith.