Central Baptist Church of Owasso
We Are… Little Christs
August 30, 2020
Main Scripture Reference(s)
1 Peter 4:12-19,

We Are… Little Christs

August 30, 2020 / Dr. Clayton Chisum / 1 Peter 4:12-19

WE ARE… LITTLE CHRISTS

(1 Peter Series Week #5)

August 30, 2020

Dr. Clayton Chisum

 

We are…

“Every Christian is to become a little Christ. The whole purpose of becoming a Christian is simply nothing else.”

~ CS Lewis

 

#1 Suffering is

  • 1 Peter 4:12–13 (NLT)
  • Matthew 5:11; 1 Peter 3:17; Romans 5:1–5

 

#2 Suffering is

  • 1 Peter 4:14–16 (NLT)

suffering — Job 14:1

suffering — 1 Peter 4:15

suffering — 1 Peter 4:14

 

#3 Suffering has a

  • 1 Peter 4:19 (NLT)

You get to identify with Christ! — 1 Peter 1:7 (NLT)

You get to be blessed! — 1 Peter 3:14

 

Am I ?

  • Follow Jesus’ example — 1 Peter 2:21–23

 

The church “exists for nothing else but to draw men into Christ, to make them little Christs. If they are not doing that, all the cathedrals, clergy, missions, sermons, even the Bible itself, are simply a waste of time. God became Man for no other purpose.”  

~ C.S. Lewis, Mere Christianity

Count it all joy when you suffer as you become more like Christ!

 

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