Trinity Sunday 1Peter 1:1-2

Trinity Sunday 1Peter 1:1-2

Sermon Outline

 

  1. What is Trinity Sunday?
    1. A chance to ponders “with joy and thanksgiving what the Father, Son and Holy Spirit have done to accomplish the salvation of sinful humanity.”
    2. We find glimpses of the Trinity throughout the Scriptures (Heb 1:2, Isa 6:3, Num 6:24-26, 1Pet 1:1-2)
  2. Introductory information
    1. Peter the Letter Writer (1Pt 1:1a, Mt 14:29, Jn 18:10, Mk 14:72, Acts 2:14ff, 5:41, 10-11, Jn 21:15ff, Acts 2:4)
    2. The recipients of this letter: (1Pt 1:1b)
      1. Elect (Dt 7:6, 1Chr 16:13)
      2. Exiles (Gen 23:4, Ps 38:13 LXX)
      3. Of the Dispersion (Num 1:9, Ps 146:2, Dt 28:25, Jer 41:17, Isa 49:6, Jer 15:7, Jn 7:35).
  3. The Foreknowledge of God the Father (1Pt 1:1-2)
    1. Foreknowledge is more than merely knowing something ahead of time. (2Pt 3:17)
    2. Foreknowledge is the beginning of the Salvation process (Acts 2:23, Rom 8:28-30)
  4. The Sanctification of the Spirit: Applying God’s Plan to people (1Pt 1:2b)
  5. The King Jesus
    1. Obedience to a King (1Pt 1:2, Jn 14:15, 13:34, Mk 16:15, Lk 12:15, Mt 18:21-22, 5:44-46, 4:17)
    2. Cleansing
  6. God is entirely involved in your salvation – planning; applying; governing and extending it

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