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2022-03-27 1 Peter 2:1-12 INTO MARVELOUS LIGHT

Sermons/Pastor Scott Wilson   •  Sermon  •  Submitted   •  Presented   •  1:28:21
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Into Marvelous Light 1 Peter 2:1-12 1. Build a spiritual house (1 Peter 2:1-5) 1 Peter 2:2 Like newborn infants, long for the pure spiritual milk, that by it you may grow up into salvation Romans 12:1 I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. 1 Peter 2:5 you yourselves like living stones are being built up as a spiritual house, to be a holy priesthood, to offer spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ. 2. Fully embrace your true identity 1 Peter 2:9 But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light. Chosen Race Deuteronomy 7:6 For you are a people holy to the LORD your God. The LORD your God has chosen you to be a people for his treasured possession, out of all the peoples who are on the face of the earth. Royal Priesthood Holy Nation Romans 7:15 For I do not understand my own actions. For I do not do what I want, but I do the very thing I hate. 2 Co 5:17 Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come. A people for his own possession Exodus 19:5 Now therefore, if you will indeed obey my voice and keep my covenant, you shall be my treasured possession among all peoples, for all the earth is mine Acts 20:28 ...the church of God, which he obtained with his own blood 1 Peter 2:9 ...that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light. 3. Proclaim the excellencies of Christ Colossians 1:13, 14 He has delivered us from the domain of darkness and transferred us to the kingdom of his beloved Son, 14 in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins. 4.Leave the darkness behind 1 Peter 2:12 Keep your conduct among the Gentiles honorable, so that when they speak against you as evildoers, they may see your good deeds and glorify God on the day of visitation. 1
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