Monthly Archives: December 2012

Growing In Wholehearted Devotion to Christ

Friday, December 21st 1 Peter 2: 16 Live as free people, but do not use your freedom as a cover-up for evil; live as God’s slaves. 17 Show proper respect to everyone, love the family of believers, fear God, honor the emperor. … Continue reading

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Growing In Wholehearted Devotion to Christ

Thursday, December 20th 1 Peter 2: 13 Submit yourselves for the Lord’s sake to every human authority: whether to the emperor, as the supreme authority, 14 or to governors, who are sent by him to punish those who do wrong and to … Continue reading

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Growing In Wholehearted Devotion to Christ

Wednesday, December 19th 1 Peter 2: 12 Live such good lives among the pagans that, though they accuse you of doing wrong, they may see your good deeds and glorify God on the day he visits us.   – Now this … Continue reading

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Growing In Wholehearted Devotion to Christ

Tuesday, December 18th 1 Peter 2: 11 Dear friends, I urge you, as foreigners and exiles, to abstain from sinful desires, which wage war against your soul. – Peter encourages us to “abstain from sinful desires”. The fact that Peter tells … Continue reading

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Growing In Wholehearted Devotion to Christ

Monday, December 17th 1 Peter 2: 11 Dear friends, I urge you, as foreigners and exiles, to abstain from sinful desires, which wage war against your soul. – Peter reiterates our status as exiles and foreigners, see also 1:1,17. – As … Continue reading

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Growing In Wholehearted Devotion to Christ

Friday, December 14th 1 Peter 2: 9 But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light. 10 Once … Continue reading

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Growing In Wholehearted Devotion to Christ

Thursday, December 13th 1 Peter 2: 7 Now to you who believe, this stone is precious. But to those who do not believe, “The stone the builders rejected    has become the cornerstone,” 8 and, “A stone that causes people to stumble    and a rock … Continue reading

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Growing In Wholehearted Devotion to Christ

Wednesday, December 12th 1 Peter 2: 6 For in Scripture it says: “See, I lay a stone in Zion,    a chosen and precious cornerstone,and the one who trusts in him    will never be put to shame.” – Who placed the chosen and precious … Continue reading

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Growing In Wholehearted Devotion to Christ

Tuesday, December 10 1 Peter 2: 5 you also, like living stones, are being built into a spiritual house to be a holy priesthood, offering spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ. – “A spiritual house”. The church is a … Continue reading

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Growing In Wholehearted Devotion to Christ

  Monday, December 10th 1 Peter 2: 4 As you come to him, the living Stone—rejected by humans but chosen by God and precious to him— 5 you also, like living stones, are being built into a spiritual house to be a holy … Continue reading

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