Glorify God, Live Together, Make Disciples

1 Peter

Heavenly Citizens 

1 Peter 2:13-17 We must engage the kingdom of this world with heart postures consistent with citizenship in God’s Kingdom. Three heart postures of God’s citizens: 1. A posture of submission (13-14) 2. A posture of service (15-16) 3. A posture of fear (17)

Life as a Pilgrim

1 Peter 2:11-12 Be in the world, not of the world, for the world Three exhortations to pilgrims in a hostile world 1. Ascertain your identity (11a) 2. Abstain from sin (11b) 3. Maintain good conduct (12)

Born to Love

Born to Love 1 Peter 1:22-25 The Gospel begets brotherly love Four questions to clarify the Christian life in relation to the Brethren: When were we enabled to love? (1:22a) Who are we to love? (1:22b) How are we to love? (1:22c) Why are we to love? (1:23-25)