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1 Peter 2:11-20 - A New Life-style - Glorify God - When he Visits

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A New Life-style

I. GODLINESS AT LEISURE 11-12

II. GODLINESS UNDER AUTHORITY 13-17

III. GODLINESS AT WORK 18-20

Jeremiah 11:23 Not even a remnant will be left to them, because I will bring disaster on the people of Anathoth in the year of their punishment [=year of visitation].’

Genesis 50:24 Then Joseph said to his brothers, ‘I am about to die. But God will surely come to your aid[=visit you] and take you up out of this land to the land he promised on oath to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.’ NIV2011

Passages:1 Peter 2:10-20
Date:February 19, 2017
Series & Preacher:Don't Peter Out!, David Legg (Sunday Morning)
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1 Peter 2:10-20

10 Once you were not a people, but now you are God's people; once you had not received mercy, but now you have received mercy.

11 Beloved, I urge you as sojourners and exiles to abstain from the passions of the flesh, which wage war against your soul. 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.

13 Be subject for the Lord's sake to every human institution, whether it be to the emperor as supreme, 14 or to governors as sent by him to punish those who do evil and to praise those who do good. 15 For this is the will of God, that by doing good you should put to silence the ignorance of foolish people. 16 Live as people who are free, not using your freedom as a cover-up for evil, but living as servants of God. 17 Honor everyone. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the emperor.

18 Servants, be subject to your masters with all respect, not only to the good and gentle but also to the unjust. 19 For this is a gracious thing, when, mindful of God, one endures sorrows while suffering unjustly. 20 For what credit is it if, when you sin and are beaten for it, you endure? But if when you do good and suffer for it you endure, this is a gracious thing in the sight of God. (ESV)

 

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