1 Peter 1:6-9 – Stand Firm in the Proof of Your Present Salvation

Tony Nuñez

1 Peter 1:6-9

December 11, 2022

I. Suffering Is ____________________________ (1 Pet. 1:6a;
cf. Jam. 4:14; 2 Cor. 4:17)

II. Suffering Is ____________________________ (1 Pet. 1:6b;
cf. 4:19; Job 1:20-22; Jam. 1:13; Gen. 50:20)

III. Suffering Is _____________________________ (1 Pet. 1:6c;
cf. Mt. 26:37; 2 Cor. 6:10)

IV. Suffering Is _____________________________ (1 Pet. 1:7a)

V. Suffering Is What Brings Out What ___________________
(1 Pet. 1:7b; cf. 1 Cor. 3:12-15; 4:5; 2 Cor. 5:10; Rom. 14:10-12; Rev. 19:8; Mt. 25:21; 2
Cor. 4:17; Rom. 8:18; 1 Pet. 4:13)

VI. Suffering Is What Brings Out What ___________________
(1 Pet. 1:8; cf. Rom. 8:28)

VII. Suffering Is What _________________________________
(1 Pet. 1:9; cf. Ps. 119:67; Jam. 1:2-4)

Discussion Questions
1) What does the state of your joy tell you about where you are seeking to find your joy in?
Where are you tempted to place it other than in Christ and the hope He gives? What impact
does it have on your life when you seek joy in something more than you seek it in your
salvation?
2) How have trials shown you the genuineness of your faith? How might that change the way
you think about those times of hardship?
3) Which of the seven perspectives of proven-faith in suffering helped you the most?
4) How can you use these seven perspectives of proven-faith in suffering to counsel yourself
and others?