April 29, 2018

4/29, SS, A Fiery Trial

Passage: 1 Peter 2: 9-12
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Bible Text: 1 Peter 2: 9-12 | 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 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)

2.  Our resulting praise (2:9e-10)

a.  The response of praise (2:9e)

b.The reason for the praise (2:9f-10)

Prov. 4:18; John 8:12; 2 Cor. 4:6

i.  A new realm (2:9f)

ii.  A new relationship (2:10f)

3.  Separation by behavior from the old way of life (2:11)

C.  Its results (2:12)

1.  A faithful admonition ( 2:12a)

2.  A false accusation (2:12b)

3.  A future affirmation (2:12c)

 

 

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