A Close Look at Christ and His Followers

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1 Peter 2: 4-10

A Look at CHRIST

  • He is the LIVING stone
    • The resurrection is essential to the Gospel
    • The resurrection is essential to our faith
    • The resurrection is essential to our hope of eternal life
  • He is a CHOSEN stone
  • He is a REJECTED stone

 

A Look at Christ’s FOLLOWERS

  • We are LIVING stones
    • We have life in Christ
    • We have spiritual life in Christ
    • We have eternal life in Christ
    • We have abundant life in Christ
  • We are a PRIESTHOOD
    • We are to offer our lives to God
    • We are to sacrifice generous offerings for the work of the Gospel
    • We are to show compassion for the unbelieving and spiritually ignorant
    • We are to offer sacrifices of spiritual praise
    • We are to offer sacrifices of prayer
    • We are to offer good works & share with others
  • We are the PEOPLE of God
    • We belong to God because God purchased us
    • We belong to God because God called us out of darkness
    • We belong to God because God lavished us with His mercy
    • We belong to God to proclaim His Praises