Mountain View Baptist Church


Time is of the Essence

Series: 1 Peter

Speaker: Joshua Holland


I. Life is short. (v.7)

A. We believe in the imminent return of Christ.

B. Keep a cool head.

C. God uses prayer to change your circumstances or your mind.

II. Make loving one another a priority. (v.8-9)

A. Have a warm heart.

B. Have an open home.

III. God gave us abilities to be used in His body. (v.10-11)

A. Give a helping hand.

B. Peter divides gifts into two categories: speaking and serving.

C. Rely on God’s Word and Spirit as you use His gifts.

D. We worship God by using our time and abilities for Jesus.