1 Peter 2:18-25
Becoming a new creation seems to mean that we live in a new way.
We are looking at 1 Peter and in this book Peter is writing to Christ-followers who are estranged from the culture around them. The people around them are NOT Christ-followers, so the people of God have a different sense of identity, different standards of living than the culture they are in. Peter writes to these fellow believers to encourage them.
1 Peter 2
A building on a faulty foundation is dangerous. Anything with a weak foundation is vulnerable. How much more a LIFE with a faulty foundation?
The Word of God has a goal, a work that it has come to generate. That work is love. The indication, the evidence, of the power of God coursing through your life, having changed you into a new creation, is the love you show for one another.
Peter is writing to people whose lives had been changed because of Christ, and now they were different from the people around them.
Concerning This Salvation
Guest Speaker: Jason Coplen How to Suffer as a Stranger
Strangers: Look to God 1 Peter 1:3-5 We need encouragement. Life is tough. There are so many kinds of struggles we might be dealing with.