1 Peter 2:2-10
We Come to Him.
We Get Built Up.
We Proclaim His Excellencies
We can proclaim His excellencies IN OUR WAYS. Hebrews 15:16 Do not neglect to do good…
1 Peter 2:11-12
We can proclaim His excellencies IN OUR WORDS. Hebrews15:16 …and to share what you have…
We can proclaim His excellencies IN OUR WORSHIP. Hebrews 15:15 …continually offer up a sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of lips that acknowledge his name.
We can proclaim His excellencies IN OUR WAYS, IN OUR WORDS, and IN OUR WORSHIP.
Proclaim His excellencies IN OUR WORDS: find a way to mention Jesus to someone who needs to hear about him in an in-person conversation this week.
Proclaim His excellencies IN OUR WAYS: do a random act of kindness to someone outside your family, but not in total secret. Be sure the person knows you did what you did because of your love for Jesus.
Proclaim His excellencies IN OUR WORSHIP: take time to write a letter to God expressing your love, affection and thanks for the many ways you’ve seen his goodness (in your life and in our world).
1 Peter 2:4 1 Peter 2:6 Jesus is THE Living Stone 1 Peter 2:5 1 Peter 2:7 1 Peter 2:8 1 Peter 2:9 You are a Living Stone (progressive list if it fits) You are part of a Chosen Race You are a Royal Priest You are pat of a Holy Nation
See yourself the way God sees you.
Strive to be what He’s called you to. (progressive if it can fit)
1 Peter 1:13-21 Put Grace in the Driver’s Seat… 1 Peter 1:22-2:3 …And Love One Another Deeply on the Journey 1 Corinthians 13:4-8 1 Peter 2:1 Love has no malice Love has no deceit Love has no hypocrisy Love has no envy Love has ho slander
Put Grace in the Driver’s Seat, and Love One Other Deeply on the Journey.