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The Scriptorium

Like Jesus

September 12, 2015
1 Peter 222, 23 22…“Who committed no sin, Nor was deceit found in His mouth”; 23who, when he was reviled, he did not revile in return; when He suffered, did not threaten, but committed Himself to Him who judges righteously.

Called to Suffer?

September 11, 2015
1 Peter 2.21 21For to this you were called, because Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that you should follow in His steps…

Mindful of God

September 10, 2015
1 Peter 2.18-20 18 Servants, be submissive to yourmasters with all fear, not only to the good and gentle, but also to the harsh. 19For this iscommendable, if because of conscience toward God one endures grief, suffering wrongfully. 20For what credit is itif, when you are beaten for your faults,…

Free to Love

September 9, 2015
1 Peter 2.16, 17 16…as free, yet not using your freedom as a cloak for vice, but as bondservants of God. 17Honor all people. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the king.

The Will of God

September 8, 2015
1 Peter 2.15 15For this is the will of God, that by doing good you may put to silence the ignorance of foolish men…

Be Subject

September 7, 2015
1 Peter 2.13, 14 13Therefore submit yourselves to every ordinance of man for the Lord’s sake, whether to the king as supreme, 14or to governors, as to those who are sent by him for the punishment of those who do evil and for thepraise of those who do good.
1 Peter 2.12 12…having your conduct honorable among the Gentiles, that when they speak against you as evildoers, they may, by your good works which they observe, glorify God in the day of visitation.
1 Peter 2.11 11 Beloved, I beg you as sojourners and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts which war against the soul…
1 Peter 2.10 10 …who once were not a people but are now the people of God, who had not obtained mercy but now have obtained mercy.

But You…

September 3, 2015
1 Peter 2.9 9But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, His own special people, that you may proclaim the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light…
1 Peter 2.6-8 6Therefore it is also contained in the Scripture, “Behold, I lay in Zion A chief cornerstone, elect, precious, And he who believes on Him will by no means be put to shame.” 7Therefore, to you who believe, He is precious; but to those who are disobedient, “The…

Living Stones

September 1, 2015
1 Peter 2.4, 5 4Coming to Him astoa living stone, rejected indeed by men, but chosen by God andprecious, 5you also, as living stones, are being built up a spiritual house, a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.

If…

August 31, 2015
1 Peter 2.1-3 1Therefore, laying aside all malice, all deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and all evil speaking, 2as newborn babes, desire the pure milk of the word, that you may grow thereby, 3if indeed you have tasted that the Lord isgracious.
https://www.ailbe.org/resources/item/6583-1-peter1 Peter 1.25 25Now this is the word which by the gospel was preached to you.
https://www.ailbe.org/resources/item/6583-1-peter1 Peter 1.24, 25 24…because “All flesh is as grass, And all the glory of man as the flower of the grass. The grass withers, And its flower falls away, 25But the word of the Lord remains forever.”

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