Equal Standing

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Monday, March 04, 2013

Today’s Topic: Equal Standing

Today’s Text:  2 Peter 1:1 (ESV)  Simeon Peter, a servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who have obtained a faith of equal standing with ours by the righteousness of our God and Savior Jesus Christ:

Last week, as I prepared for my Thursday night Bible study group on the letters of Peter in the New Testament, I was overwhelmed with a truth that God gives us in the very first verse of Second Peter. After introducing himself, Peter’s first statement blows me away – To those who have obtained a faith of equal standing with ours by the righteousness of our God and Savior Jesus Christ.

Wait a minute! Isn’t this the same Peter who walked on water? Isn’t this the guy whom the resurrected Jesus told to take charge of the sheep? Yes it is!…

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My eyes are green, my hair is white and the rest changes without notice and frequently does! I've been a volunteer with the American Red Cross since 1972 and currently a MN State Certified Emergency Manager.
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