1 PETER 2

7 Outlines

 

TRANSFORMED LIVING

1 Peter 2:1-3

 

ELIMINATION - "Wherefore laying aside all malice, and all guile, and

hypocrisies, and envies, and all evil speakings."

 

ENTHUSIASM - "As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the

word.."

 

EXPLANATION - "...that ye may grow thereby: If so be ye have tasted

that the Lord is gracious."

 

 

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1 Peter 2:1-3

BIBLE STUDY

 

Here is a simple format for studying the Word of God:

 

EXAMINATION FOR SIN - Vs. 1

Make sure there is nothing that will hinder your study of God's Word.

Confess any known sin. 1 John 1:9

If the Spirit of God is grieved, you will not get much out of God's Word. Ephesians 4:30

 

ENDEAVOR IN THE SCRIPTURES - Vs. 2

As a baby is eager for milk, we should be eager to learn from the Scriptures.

Our purpose for studying God's Word should be to grow! 1 Timothy 3:16-17, Romans 15:4

 

EXPRESSION OF SALVATION - Vs. 3

The examination for sin and endeavor in God's Word is proof that we have been saved.

We have "tasted that the Lord is gracious".

 

 

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1 Peter 2:9-10

ABOUT OUR CHURCH

 

Often people want to know things about our church. They want to know our denomination, our beliefs, our service times and our activities. In our text we find three important facts true of our church and all churches that truly proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

 

WE ARE A PEOPLE. - "But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people;"

 

WE HAVE A PURPOSE. - "...that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvelous light:"

 

WE RECEIVED A PROMOTION. - "Which in time past were not a people, but are now the people of God: which had not obtained mercy, but now have obtained mercy."

 

 

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THE CHRISTIANS

1 Peter 2:9-10

 

GOD'S IDENTIFICATION

God identifies us as:

1. A Chosen Generation

2. A Royal Priesthood

3. A Holy Nation

4. A Peculiar People

 

GOD'S INTENT

"...that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvelous light:"

 

GOD'S INTERVENTION

Past - Not a people and without mercy.

Present - The people of God

 

 

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1 Peter 2:11-14

PROVE IT!

 

You say you're a Christian? Prove it!

 

ABSTAIN FROM FLESHLY LUSTS - Vs. 11

 

ADVERTISE THROUGH GOOD WORKS - Vs. 12

 

ACCEPT THOSE WHOM GOD HAS PLACED OVER YOU - Vss. 13-14

 

 

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1 Peter 2:11-17

BEFORE A WATCHING WORLD

 

The unsaved world is watching us. We need to behave accordingly.

 

ABSTAIN - Vs. 11 - Worldly lusts are to be avoided.

ADVERTISE - Vs. 12, 15-16 - Honest behavior advertises positively for Christ.

ADHERE - Vss. 13, 14 - We are to submit to those leaders God has placed over us.

ABOUND - Vs. 17 - Practicing these things will help us prosper as a testimony for Christ.

 

 

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1 Peter 2:18-25

GLORIOUS SUBMISSION

 

SUBMISSIVE SERVANTS Vss. 18-20

SUBMISSIVE SAVIOR Vss. 21-23

SUBMISSIVE SHEEP (or SAINTS) Vss. 24-25

 

 

 

 

 

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