1 Peter 5:8-14 Sermon
1. The Sobriety of the Christian (V. 8-9)
Verse 8 Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.
Verse 9 Resist him, firm in your faith, knowing that the same kinds of suffering are being experienced by your brotherhood throughout the world.
2. The Grace for the Christian (V. 10)
Verse 10 And after you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace, who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will himself restore, confirm, strengthen, and establish you.
equip you with everything good that you may do his will, working in us that which is pleasing in his sight,
3. The Doxology of the Christian (V. 11)
Verse 11 To him be the dominion forever and ever. Amen.
4. The Closing of 1 Peter (V. 12-14)
Verse 12 By Silvanus, a faithful brother as I regard him, I have written briefly to you, exhorting and declaring that this is the true grace of God. Stand firm in it.
SILAS sīʹlas [Gk. Silas]; SILVANUS sil-vāʹnəs [Gk. Silouanos]. A leader of the Jerusalem church who was later involved in ministries with Paul and Peter.