Destined To Be Refined

Today, Pastor Dan continues the series "Destined To Be..."

Scripture References:

1 Peter 4:12–13 (NRSV)
12 Beloved, do not be surprised at the fiery ordeal that is taking place among you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you. 13 But rejoice insofar as you are sharing Christ’s sufferings, so that you may also be glad and shout for joy when his glory is revealed. 


James 5:13–14 (NRSV)
13 Are any among you suffering? They should pray. Are any cheerful? They should sing songs of praise. 14 Are any among you sick? They should call for the elders of the church and have them pray over them, anointing them with oil in the name of the Lord.


1 Peter 4:15–16 (NRSV)
15 But let none of you suffer as a murderer, a thief, a criminal, or even as a mischief maker.


1 Peter 4:14 (NRSV)
14 If you are reviled for the name of Christ, you are blessed, because the spirit of glory, which is the Spirit of God, is resting on you.


1 Peter 5:9 (NRSV)
9 …… your brothers and sisters in all the world are undergoing the same kinds of suffering. 


1 Peter 4:13 (NRSV)
13 But rejoice insofar as you are sharing Christ’s sufferings…... 
 

1 Peter 3:1–2 (The Message)
1 ….. Be good wives to your husbands, responsive to their needs. There are husbands who, indifferent as they are to any words about God, will be captivated 2 by your life of holy beauty.


1 Peter 1:6–7 (NRSV)
6 In this you rejoice, even if now for a little while you have had to suffer various trials, 7 so that the genuineness of your faith—being more precious than gold that, though perishable, is tested by fire…..”
 

1 Peter 1:6–7 (NRSV)
6 In this you rejoice, even if now for a little while you have had to suffer various trials, 7 so that the genuineness of your faith—being more precious than gold that, though perishable, is tested by fire—may be found to result in praise and glory and honor when Jesus Christ is revealed.