|Staying in the Word|
Led by the Spirit - Part 5
** What does this expression (clothe yourselves) conjure up in your mind?
V. 6 ** Do you see the environment for our humility?
** When we endure suffering for the name of Christ, while maintaining a humble attitude before God almighty; what will He do for us in His time?
V. 7 ** Peter fully understands that suffering for Christ can bring with it worry and anxiety. What does he tell us to do with this emotional side of our suffering?
** If we are faithful to do this, how do we know that our gracious God will protect us?
V. 8 ** So what do we have to control during our times of suffering for the name of Christ?
** Who is our adversary is this battle for Christs glory?
** Peter says that our adversary is like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour. Is he always this obvious?