A Lifestyle For The Last Days
1 Peter 4:7-11
Get your Bibles now and turn, if you will, to Peter, Chapter 4, and we're going to begin reading in verse 7. That's the prayer of our heart, and I pray now we open God's Holy Word that the Lord will do just that; that He'll open not only the Word, but as He opens the Word, that He will open our eyes, and as He opens our eyes, He'll open our hearts and give us indeed a vision. Alright, 1 Peter, Chapter 4, beginning in Verse 7: "But the end of all things is at hand. Be, therefore sober and watch under prayer, and above all things have fervent charity among yourselves, for charity shall cover the multitude of sins. Use hospitality one to another with- but grudging. As every man hath received the gift, even so minister the same one to another as good stewards of the manifold or the multi-colored grace of God. If any man speak, let him speak as the oracles of God. If any man minister, let him do it as of the ability which God giveth, that God in all things may be glorified through Jesus Christ to whom be praise and dominion forever and ever. Amen" Now, we're speaking on timeless truth for tough times, and one of the greatest truths that I can think of in these tough times is this: that Jesus Christ may come at any moment. Notice what Peter says in Verse 7: "But the end of all things is at hand." Now, having said that, I want to speak today on a life style for the last days. If Jesus Christ may come at any moment, if the end of all things is at hand, how then should we be living And what should be a life style for those of us who are here in these last days? You may say, "But wait a minute, Pastor you say that the end is at hand, but when Simon Peter wrote this, it was almost two thousand years ago, and Simon Peter said then that the end was at hand. He must have gotten confused because it didn't come. It's been two thousand years and Peter said, 'It's right nigh,' and it hasn't come yet." Well, I want t ...
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