Return to the Exangello Home Page

Sermon Texts

Bible Studies

Christian Links

Statement of Faith

Web Site Design

Visit the
Arizona Image Gallery

All links now lead to the entire series in PDF format.

To order the published version of this book go to:




"Standing in True Grace"

1 Peter

The entire 1 Peter series is now available in Adobe Acrobat PDF format. Click the link to begin viewing on-line or right click and save it to your local drive for later viewing.  If you don't have Acrobat reader, click here.

"The Rock Revisited" 1 Peter 1:1-5:14 A summary of the entire book of 1 Peter. See how Peter's life is reflected in his writing, and be challenged to become a Rock.
"Post Script" 1 Peter 5:12-14  What is Peter's P.S. to his readers? These are his final two commands, but the verses are rich with meaning.
"The Road" 1 Peter 5:10-11 To whom does the credit belong for bringing us home? Why such a round about route sometimes? What are the attributes of God and how do they relate to me?
"The Ghost and The Darkness" 1 Peter 5:8-9  How do we resist the devil? Why is he like a lion? How does submission to God relate to resistance of the devil?
"Two New Attitudes for 1997" 1 Peter 5:5b-7  Peter helps us enter the New Year with two important commands. How are we to be humble before each other and before God.
"Chief Shepherd"  1 Peter 5:1-5a  What are the responsibilites of the church elders and the church members? 
"Past, Present, and Future"  1 Peter 4:17-19  Ebenezer Scrooge was visited by three ghosts which brought about a change in attitude and behavior. Will these three verses do that for you?
"What's In A Name" 1 Peter 4:12-16 Discover 9 truths to remember concerning suffering. And, a reminder that His name is your name.
"Steward of a Gift"

1 Peter 4:10-11

How should preacher's preach? How should servants serve? What good is a gift that isn't opened?
"The Power of Love"

1 Peter 4:8-9

What does it really mean to love? How are we to show that love? What is the beautiful power that true agape love has?
"Death and Taxes"

1 Peter 4:7

There are two things certain in this life. There is also death and taxes and to the Greeks, they meant basically the same thing.

1 Peter 4:3-6

Do you live in the past, or is your heart really changed? As Christians, it is a great comfort to know that our hearts have been changed.
"Clean Break"

1 Peter 4:1-3

How do you make a clean break from sin? Arm yourself with the attitude of Christ.
"The Ultimate Victory II"

1 Peter 3:18-22

There is victory in suffering and Christ is the example. Explore this most interesting passage of Scripture.
"The Ultimate Victory"

1 Peter 3:18-22

There is victory in suffering and Christ is the example. Explore this most interesting passage of Scripture
"Example and So More"

1 Peter 3:17-18

What did Christ do? It is so significant, and yet it can be summarized in just a few words. Look at this important passage to see how Jesus is the ultimate example for us and so much more.
"Great White Hope"

1 Peter 3:15-16

How are we to respond to the world? What should our approach to it's persecution and slander be? How did the men of old respond?
"Nothing Less Than Lord"

1 Peter 3:15

Is there such a thing as a Christian who does not have Christ as his Lord? Examine what Peter says to see just how important this concept is?
"It's a Dry Heat"

1 Peter 3:13-14

What should a Christian consider suffering to be? What is the principle of general grace?
"Kind vs. In Kind"

1 Peter 3:9-12

How should we respond to each other in our various relationships? Who is the perfect example of the behavior Peter commands?
"High 5" 

1 Peter 3:8

Examine 5 of the most important words for any church.  What are the characteristics of true Christian brothers and sisters?  Take the test yourself and examine your own heart. 
"Likewise Husbands..."

1 Peter 3:7

God also has very serious expectations for men see sermon below that cannot be overlooked or otherwise neglected.  Read what those expectations are and the warning that comes with them.
"God's Plan for Woman" 

1 Peter 3:1-6

Does God really have an idea of what a woman is supposed to be like or is that all just an archaic notion that no longer applies.  Find out from this sermon what God's expects of women. 
"Do You Feel The Crook" 

1 Peter 2:24-25

...then something slipped around my neck and I felt a firm pull...  What was it?  Read what Jesus has done for Christians and be brought to your knees in praise and thanks to him. 
"It Must Be for You" 

1 Peter 2:18-23

What are Christians called to?  Health and wealth and untold happiness?  Read this message to see what Peter has to say about the Christian calling.
"Code of Conduct" 

1 Peter 2:13-17

Do you respect authority?  Did you know it is God's will?  Find out how important it is from this message.
"Living Witnesses"

1 Peter 2:11-12

We are not only living stones but also living witnesses. See why it is so important for Christians to live by certain Behavior Objectives from this message.

1 Peter 2:9-10

Rejoice in the knowledge that you are God's own possession. Where have Christians come from, where are they now, and what should they do. 
"Offensive Rock"

1 Peter 2:6-8

Is Jesus a rock of security or a rock of offense for you? See how the sovereignty of God is at work not only in the building of His church but also in the falling of the disobedient. 
"Living Stones not Rolling Stones"

1 Peter 2:4-6

What is so significant about the foundation of the church and on what it is founded. How are Christians united to and with Christ? 
"Teachers of Maturity"

1 Peter 2:1-3

We learn how to become more mature from our parents, and Peter tells what we need to grow more mature in our faith. 
"Disposable Razors"

1 Peter 1:22-25

Why Christians don't believe in the idea that "nothing lasts forever." This message examines the importance of God's Word and how it is tied to the Christian.
"New School"

1 Peter 1:17

What can you learn from your fear of a new school. See how a Christian should live his life from this message. 

1 Peter 1:13-16

Are there any absolute standards any more? What in fact is God's standard? Can you meet the challenge of this sermon? 
"Psychic Friends Network?" 

1 Peter 1:10-12

Instead of dialing 1-900-psychic, why not try dialing 1 Peter 10-12.  This scripture will help you understand the past, present and future better.  Also, see how a prophet becomes a prophet.
"Don't Ask the Price" 

1 Peter 1:18-21

How much did our redemption cost?  Don't ask.  But the price is given in this Easter Sunday message.
"Genuine Faith" 

1 Peter 1:1-9

Examine four ideas addressed by Peter regarding genuine faith.  How do faith and sufferings relate?  How is ones faith proven.  And to whom is it proven anyway? 
"In This You Greatly Rejoice" 

1 Peter 1:1-6a

From these first 5 verses of 1 Peter we look at 14 wonderful "Reasons to Rejoice."  The Christian has so much to jump for joy about, so take a look at this message.
"The Work of the Trinity" 

1 Peter 1:1-2, III

The third in this challenging series on election.  See what Scripture has to say about the fullness of our election and what a wonderful, joy producing reality that is.
"Spiritual CPR" 

1 Peter 1:1-2, II

The second in a three part series on the doctrine of election.  This message addresses the nature of our election.  See what happens when "Foreknowledge" is redefined as "foresight".
"It's Not the Presidential Election" I Peter 1:1-2, I Peter begins his letter by diving into to the nature of our salvation and election.  This is the first in a 3 part sermon on the doctrine of election.  The entire sermon will be uploaded when the series is complete. 
"Rollercoaster Rock" 1 Peter 1:1 The first in a series of messages from the book of 1 Peter.  Take a comprehensive look at the life of one of the most talked about men in the New Testament.