1 Peter 2:9-11

9 But you are a chosen race, God chose me! Not only that He chose me to be a part of a new race. A new race no longer under Adam, but in Christ. royal priesthood, Christ is our King and Priest. Being in Him we share in His glory. holy nation, Remember, Peter is talking to a new group … Continue reading 1 Peter 2:9-11

1 Peter 2:4-8

4¬†As you come to him, a living stone¬†Peter, is starting to make his case that I mentioned in the last post. In order to be used by God we have to reject the vices and ills of our current society. But, honestly….we all know we can’t do it. We can’t. Just like any New Year’s … Continue reading 1 Peter 2:4-8

1 Peter 2:1-3

This section of Peter’s letter has a lot to it. I’ve deiced to break it into small parts just to not skim over everything. A Living Stone and a Holy People 2 So Since we are in Christ, Peter starts the transition to our position and response to Christ. put away all malice and all deceit and … Continue reading 1 Peter 2:1-3

Full Assurance of Faith and Loving Your Neighbor

The Full Assurance of Faith 19 Therefore, brothers,[c] since we have confidence to enter the holy places by the blood of Jesus, 20 by the new and living way that he opened for us through the curtain, that is, through his flesh, 21 and since we have a great priest over the house of God, 22 let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance … Continue reading Full Assurance of Faith and Loving Your Neighbor