The Best Possible Outcome- Deric Bartlett

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Sermon Notes

This week Pastor Deric concludes the series The New Birth with a sermon entitled The Best Possible Outcome focussing on 1 Peter 1:3-9
1 Peter 1:3 – 9

ICEBREAKER: What is your favourite place in the world? Why?
1. What are the blessings listed in 1 Peter 1:3-5 that prompt those who have experienced the new birth to praise God?
2. What are the qualities of God’s promised eternal inheritance listed in 1 Peter 1:4, and how do they help you each day?
3. How does the promise of God’s protective power help you persevere through troubling times [1 Peter 1:5]?
4. How do you make sense of the call to rejoice alongside the reality of grief due to trials [1 Peter 1:6]?
5. What is God’s purpose in trials [1 Peter 1:7]? Does this insight change your perspective on trials? If so, how?
6. What is the ultimate goal of the new birth [1 Peter 1:8-9]? Based on these verses, what is your response to this good news?
7. What did you find helpful or challenging about this Sunday’s message?

“How sweet is rest after fatigue! How sweet will heaven be when our journey is ended.” (George Whitefield)