Hope Community Church
REFUEL Mid-Week Bible Study (April 4th, 2018)
A casual, topical bible study to help "fill up your tank" in the middle of the week. Come as you are and dig deeper into the Word! • Hope's Coffee Café - coffee/tea bar in the foyer from 6:30-6:55 PM • Child Care (ages 6wks-5yrs) & Kids "Mid-Week Mania" (grades K-5th) provided
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  • Hope Community Church
    1240 Jay St, Waterford Twp, MI 48327, USA
    Wednesday 7:00 PM
Perseverance (Part 1)

Perseverance defined:
1.) patient endurance in the face of adversity or opposition
2.) repeated behavior in spite of resistance
1. Peter, the Author.
» His given name, Simon, means volatile or hot-tempered.
» The title Apostle means a delegate or sent one.
• They were called by Jesus.
1. Peter, the Author.
» His given name, Simon, means volatile or hot-tempered.
» The title Apostle means a delegate or sent one.
• They were called by Jesus.
• They were trained by Jesus.
1. Peter, the Author.
» His given name, Simon, means volatile or hot-tempered.
» The title Apostle means a delegate or sent one.
• They were called by Jesus.
• They were trained by Jesus.
• They were eyewitnesses of Jesus (post resurrection).
2. Peter, the Commissioned.
His was two-fold and involved:
Catching Fish
2. Peter, the Commissioned.
His was two-fold and involved:
Catching Fish
Feeding Sheep
3. Peter, the Encourager.
» The key word in this Epistle is suffering.
» It was written to scattered saints probably during the reign of Emperor Nero.
Peter lists 4 keys to focus on while enduring hardships:
• The Power of the Resurrection.
3. Peter, the Encourager.
» The key word in this Epistle is suffering.
» It was written to scattered saints probably during the reign of Emperor Nero.
Peter lists 4 keys to focus on while enduring hardships:
• The power of the Resurrection.
• The example of our Lord Jesus.
3. Peter, the Encourager.
» The key word in this Epistle is suffering.
» It was written to scattered saints probably during the reign of Emperor Nero.
Peter lists 4 keys to focus on while enduring hardships:
• The power of the Resurrection.
• The example of our Lord Jesus.
• The purpose for it.
3. Peter, the Encourager.
» The key word in this Epistle is suffering.
» It was written to scattered saints probably during the reign of Emperor Nero.
Peter lists 4 keys to focus on while enduring hardships:
• The power of the Resurrection.
• The example of our Lord Jesus.
• The purpose for it.
• The outcome of it.