Good for God

| | Comments (0)

Today's reading: 1 Peter 4:12-19

I feel blessed to be a citizen of the United States because of our country's stance on freedom of religion. That being said, the social climate in our country is not overly friendly to those who have chosen to place their faith in Christ. Openly proclaiming that you are a "Christ follower" won't win you any popularity contests, and it often brings ridicule, insults, mocking and even discrimination.

Peter tells us that trials and opposition are a given once we place our faith in Christ and dedicate our lives to doing good for God. He then reminds us that our trials parallel, to a lesser degree, what Jesus experienced and endured while here on earth. So when we suffer for the sake of being a Christian, we can remain steadfast and joyful, and when we do, it will highlight and bring glory to God.

"Therefore let those who suffer according to God's will entrust their souls to a faithful Creator while doing good." (vs. 19)

How are you doing at living out 1 Peter 4:19 and "doing good" for God--even through difficult circumstances? When you feel like you're under fire because of your faith, what helps you remain steadfast and joyful? Tami

Bookmark and Share

Leave a Comment

About Me

Hi, my name is Tami Weissert, the P4 facilitator and the "voice" behind the blogs. I'm passionate about helping people grow spiritually and actively encourage Bible engagement through conference speaking and writing. I also served as co-host of the Back to the Bible radio program for over 8 years. A little about me. I'm married to Jeff, and we love scuba diving, playing with our 3 dachshunds and going to Husker football games. I also love growing orchids, singing and Diet Pepsi. I hope you'll join in the conversation as we read the Bible and grow together.

About My Blog

I'm passionate about engaging God's Word! And my blog is about just that--giving you opportunities to receive, reflect on and respond to Scripture. Each day you'll find a short passage as well as thoughts, challenges and application questions for you to think about and respond to. I look forward to interacting with you and learning together, so post comments as often as you'd like. You can even sign up to get the blogs delivered to your inbox each day!

Tami's New Book


Available on Amazon

Available on realwomen21.com
Facebook Twitter

Monthly Archives

About this Entry

This page contains a single entry by Tami W published on April 15, 2019 3:25 AM.

Expectant Lament was the previous entry in this blog.

Cast Away! is the next entry in this blog.

Find recent content on the main index or look in the archives to find all content.