1st. Peter Chapter 3 (continued)

   What has spiritual influence to win souls? “The hidden man of your heart, in that which is incorruptible.” (1 Peter 3:4) Now the truth is that, for most to all of us, these outward decorations, for both men and women, often lead us into the trap PRIDE! The word tells us, “that pride cometh before the fall”, and if we look around us we have all known people who we have watch get caught up in their looks, their appearance, maybe they are trying to impress others, then one day we see them and something is missing. What’s missing is the glow of salvation and peace with God!     Peter then tells women what ornaments they should wear to win souls, “even the ornaments of a meek and quiet spirit, which in the sight of God of great price.”For after this manner in the old time the holy women also, who trusted in God, adorning themselves being in subjection unto their own husbands:” (1 Peter 3:5) The example given is that of Sarah, Abraham’s wife, who “obeyed Abraham even calling him lord: whose daughters ye are, as long as ye do well, and are not afraid with any amazement.” (1 Peter 3:6)     What has spiritual influence to win souls? “The hidden man of your heart, in that which is incorruptible.” (1 Peter 3:4) Now the truth is that, for most to all of us, these outward decorations, for both men and women, often lead us into the trap PRIDE! The word tells us, “that pride cometh before the fall”, and if we look around us we have all known people who we have watch get caught up in their looks, their appearance, maybe they are trying to impress others, then one day we see them and something is missing. What’s missing is the glow of salvation and peace with God!      Peter then tells women what ornaments they should wear to win souls, “even the ornaments of a meek and quiet spirit, which in the sight of God of great price.”For after this manner in the old time the holy women also, who trusted in God, adorning themselves being in subjection unto their own husbands:” (1 Peter 3:5) The example given is that of Sarah, Abraham’s wife, who “obeyed Abraham even calling him lord: whose daughters ye are, as long as ye do well, and are not afraid with any amazement.” (1 Peter 3:6) 

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