November 4, 2013

1 Peter 4:1-2

When Peter says, “Therefore,” he is picking up his thought from 3:18. Jesus suffered and we will suffer as well. Just expect it. When we suffer, we are to respond as Jesus did—with a willingness to suffer. This passage does not mean we are free from sin because of suffering. But can you appreciate the fact that when you have suffered, your priorities are easily put in proper order? What you thought was important becomes most insignificant in light of your suffering.