Romans 2:4 – Or do you show contempt for the riches of his kindness, forbearance and patience, not realizing that God’s kindness is intended to lead you to repentance? In this study we will examine the true nature of God’s kindness and mercy – not for us to continue sinning, but for us to repent.
1 Peter 5:8 – Be self-controlled and alert. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. In this study, sticking closely to the image of the lion, we will examine the nature of the devil and how crucial it is that we stay alert spiritually against him.
James 4:7 – Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. In this study we will examine the direct relationship between submitting to God and resisting the devil, and the qualities that we need to have in order to do so.
1 Peter 1:13 – Therefore, prepare your minds for action; be self-controlled; set your hope fully on the grace to be given you when Jesus Christ is revealed. In this study we will examine Peter’s history closely as we look at what he commands us to do in this verse.