06 The Church is God’s Plan for the World (1Peter 2:9-12)

06 The Church is God’s Plan for the World (1Peter 2:9-12)

06 The Church is God’s plan for accomplishing his purposes on earth (1Pt 2:9-12)

 

 

Outline

  1. Recap of Key Beliefs
  2. The Church is an OT and NT Reality (1Peter 2:9-12)
    1. Same terms used to describe OT Israel are used to describe the NT People of God
      1. Chosen people (Gen 17:7, Dt 10:15, Is 43:20-21, 1Pt 1:2, 2:9)
      2. Royal Priesthood (1Pt 2:9, Ex 19:6, Num 18:7)
      3. Holy Nation
      4. Belonging to God & the People of God
    2. Same job in OT and NT
      1. Declare his praises (Ps 30:4, 1Chr 16:4)
      2. Live as aliens and strangers (Josh 18:7, Heb 11:10)
        1. Being a stranger/alien is freeing
        2. Being a stranger/alien allows one to be salt and light.
      3. Abstain from sinful desires (Lk 9:23)
      4. Live Good lives
  3. Will you embrace God’s call to be peculiar, godly, praise declaring people?(1Pt 2:12)

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