I PETER 1:1-3
WEEK 1 READING PLAN
Campaign Memory Verse
But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for God’s own possession, so that you may proclaim the excellencies of Him who has called you out of darkness into His marvelous light- 1Peter 2:9
1 Peter 1: 1-3 New International Version (NIV)
1Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To God’s elect, exiles scattered throughout the provinces of Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia and Bithynia, 2 who have been chosen according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through the sanctifying work of the Spirit, to be obedient to Jesus Christ and sprinkled with His blood: Grace and peace be yours in abundance. 3 Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In His great mercy He has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead
Q. What would be the characteristics of someone who sees him/herself as “God’s elect”?
Q. How about someone who sees him/herself as “strangers in the world”?
Q. Which characteristics are missing in my life? What aspect of the God-given identity do I find difficult to accept? What is the identity that I feel comfortable with?