4/22, SS, A Fiery Trail
Bible Text: 1 Peter 2:9-10 | Preacher: Associate Pastor Keith Thompson | Series: A Study in 1 Peter
V. THE QUESTION OF SEPARATION (1 Pet. 2:1-12)
A. Its Requirement (2:1)
B. Its Reasons (2:2-11)
1. Separation by birth from the old life (2:2-3)
2. Separation by belief from the old life. (2:4-10)
a. The preciousness of Christ (2:4-8)
b. The privileges of Christians (2:9-10)
1. Our remarkable position (2:9a-d)
a. God’s sublime purpose.
b. God’s sovereign priesthood
Heb. 4:14-16; 9:24-25
Jesus wanted you as a son or daughter. The adoption is complete and finished.
If you’re saved today, you are royalty!
c. God’s secret principality
d. God’s secured people
God personally owns you. He gave you the gift of free will so you could love and serve Him. You are His special possession.