Hope Beyond Failure: The Broken Man Behind the Book, single message
This message is part 1 of the series Insights on 1 Peter: Hope Again.
Without a doubt, Peter is the best known among Jesus' original band of disciples. Bold, brash, impetuous, impulsive Peter; quick to speak, strongly opinionated, well-meaning, and fiercely loyal . . . yet altogether human and given to emotional extremes.
We cannot help but smile at him, especially as we see ourselves mirrored in his actions and words. In this initial study, we want to get a little better acquainted with the man himself and the first letter he wrote. In doing so, we shall not only become more familiar with him, we will learn the overall theme of the letter he wrote to the Christians who were scattered and living as aliens in a hostile and hateful world.