1 Peter 1.1-12_Know God
Passage: 1 Peter 1:1-12
Sections, Scripture Passages, Quotes
1 Peter 4:2 – So as to live for the rest of the time in the flesh no longer for human passions but for the will of God.
Mat. 28:19 – He said to them, All authority in heaven & on earth has been given to me, Go therefore and make disciples of all nations
Mark 1:28 – At once his fame spread everywhere
Point our community to Jesus so people may Know God, Find Freedom, Experience Belonging & Live Generously.
1:1-3 – Blessed be God
“Blessed” – “Praise” – “Eulogy” = “to speak well of someone, commend the character & services of a person.
“What a God we have! And how fortunate we are to have him, this Father of our Master Jesus! 1 Peter 1:3, The Message
“I love you, Lord. And I lift my voice to worship You. Oh, my soul, rejoice! Take joy my King. In what You hear. Let it be a sweet, sweet sound In Your ear.” – I Love You Lord
1:3b-9 – A Living Hope
When you “KNOW GOD” it results in a new life that brings living hope in the present which is rooted in the past though a new birth and assured in the future through a promised salvation.
i. Life ii. Hope iii. Rescue iv. Joy
1:10-12 – The Good News Announcing & Longing
1 Peter 2:9 – But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.