Jeff Peterson

Jeff is one of the pastors at Grace Community Church in San Antonio, Texas. He also serves as a counselor and responds to emails sent into I'll Be Honest.

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Jeremiah 31:34: Does The Lord Have Divine Amnesia?

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Jeremiah 31:34: Does The Lord Have Divine Amnesia?

Does the Lord have divine amnesia and forget what was said elsewhere in the Scriptures? What does the Lord mean in Jeremiah 31:34 if in...

Not Enabling The Depressed and Anxious to Remain There

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Not Enabling The Depressed and Anxious to Remain There

Scripture doesn’t commend a person for being depressed or anxious, nor should we. We shouldn’t give that person room to think it’s OK...

Did Jesus Pray Using Vain Repetition in Matthew 26:44?

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Did Jesus Pray Using Vain Repetition in Matthew 26:44?

What should we make of this, especially considering Jesus' teachings on prayer and not praying using vain repetition?

When Did Jesus Realize He Is God?

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When Did Jesus Realize He Is God?

Ask Pastor Jeff Peterson | 10:07 | When did Jesus realize he was God? Or did He always have self-knowledge of His divinity?

Turned Over To Satan To Destroy Flesh: How? Why?

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Turned Over To Satan To Destroy Flesh: How? Why?

Why and how did Paul give people over to Satan? That's it. That's the question why and how did Paul give people over to Satan?

COVID Vaccine: Yes? No? Is It The Mark Of The Beast?

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COVID Vaccine: Yes? No? Is It The Mark Of The Beast?

Should I get the COVID vaccine? What if my employer requires it? Is the COVID vaccine the mark of the beast?

Don’t Blame God Because You Don’t Believe

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Don’t Blame God Because You Don’t Believe

Don't blame God because you don't believe. You're not having faith is not God's fault. Come to Christ and be saved!

Abortion Is Not An Unforgivable Sin

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Abortion Is Not An Unforgivable Sin

Sister, know this: abortion is not an unforgivable sin. It is not unforgivable. Honest. Jesus Christ paid the penalty on that cross...

The Sin of Forgiving Yourself

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The Sin of Forgiving Yourself

Now, let’s look at forgiving ourselves. What does Scripture say about that?... Nothing. Nowhere. Scripture never gives counsel on forgiving yourself...

The Days Are Short: Are You Ready?

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The Days Are Short: Are You Ready?

Judgment is coming for everyone. You might know what I’m going to say now: “Are you ready?” That can become almost a cliché. Are you ready?

Believers Who Go to Heaven – What Do They Look Like?

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Believers Who Go to Heaven – What Do They Look Like?

Believers who go to heaven? How can you know you are a believer who goes to heaven?

Reflections On The Death Of A Child

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Reflections On The Death Of A Child

That was the day our 19-year-old son, Jonathan, died. What do you do when your child dies? How do you respond?

Believers Who Will Be Cast Into Hell

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Believers Who Will Be Cast Into Hell

Believers who will be cast into Hell? It’s because Scripture says there will be believers cast into Hell. Really? Yes.

Repentance is Not a Work

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Repentance is Not a Work

At the same time as we affirm that justification is through faith alone, we also must affirm what the bible says about another topic: repentance.

How Do I Overcome Not Thinking Correctly?

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How Do I Overcome Not Thinking Correctly?

How do I deal with not thinking correctly? How do we deal with how we think and what is going on in our heads? How do we think better?

Jesus: Rescuer of the Condemned

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Jesus: Rescuer of the Condemned

Those outside of Christ are prisoners who are condemned and sitting on death row. Yet God in His love has sent Jesus Christ to rescue condemned sinners.

Evangelize Trusting in God’s Word, Not Your Arguments

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Evangelize Trusting in God’s Word, Not Your Arguments

When we evangelize and share the gospel, all we need to do is proclaim what we know from the Word of God. We may feel very inefficient and incompetent, but the power is in God's Word...