The impact of the gospel in our lives should demonstrate our genuine faith and give cause for thanksgiving to God.
Standing firm in the faith is a community project.
Believers should suffer well for the sake of Christ.
Faithful living in a hostile world entails living resolutely for the will of God and living appropriately in light of the end.
We can conduct ourselves righteously in the face of suffering because of the confident hope that we have in Christ.
Husbands and wives are to submit to Christ, who is our hope in marriage.
When Christ calls a Christian to suffer, He bids them to suffer like Christ.
Submitting ourselves to the right kind of authority glorifies God and silences accusers.
Clinging to Christ when life gets hard will never lead to shame.
Our future hope should shape and govern our present living.