8/16/15 – The Priesthood of All Believers

The Priesthood of All Believers

John Stange

1 Peter 2:1-12

I. Growing up in our salvation (v. 1-8)

Romans 12:1 – “I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.”

Hebrews 13:15-16 – “Through him then let us continually offer up a sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of lips that acknowledge his name. Do not neglect to do good and to share what you have, for such sacrifices are pleasing to God.”

II. A life that proclaims God’s excellency (v. 9-10)

Hebrews 4:14 – “Since then we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus, the Son of God, let us hold fast our confession.”

III. Abstaining from the passions of flesh (v. 11-12)