Monday: The Living Stone
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Christ, the Living Stone

Read 1 Peter 2:4-8 (see also Isa. 28:16; Ps. 118:22; Isa. 8:14-15). What crucial truth is Peter referring to here? What is he saying to us about how we should act in response to Jesus? After telling his readers to seek spiritual nourishment, Peter immediately directs their attention to Jesus Christ, the Living Stone, most … [Click to read more …]

Sabbath: A Royal Priesthood
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People

Read for This Week’s Study: 1 Pet. 2:1-3; Heb. 4:12; 1 Pet. 2:4-8; Isa. 28:16; Exod. 19:3-6; 1 Pet. 2:5,1 Peter 2:9-10. Memory Text: “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 … [Click to read more …]

Thursday: Love One Another
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Peter next steers Christians to the ultimate expression of what living a holy and faithful life will be like. Read 1 Peter 1:22-25. What crucial point is he making here about what it means to be a Christian? Peter’s starting point is that Christians are already purified (“Seeing ye have purified . . .”), and … [Click to read more …]

Tuesday: Key Themes
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Jesus is the Way

Read 1 Peter 1:3-12. What is Peter’s main message in these verses? In his greeting to his readers in 1 Peter 1:1-2, Peter has already mentioned the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit (1 Pet. 1:2). The three members of the Godhead form the subject of 1 Peter 1:3-12. The Father and the Son are the … [Click to read more …]