Center Barnstead Christian Church

1 Peter 2



Importance God places on SUBMISSION in the life of a believer as…

  1. A citizen – 1 Peter 2:13-17
  2. A worker – 1 Peter 2:18-25
  3. A marriage partner – 1 Peter 3:1-7
  4. A church member – 1 Peter 3:8-12

But Peter and the apostles answered, “We must obey God rather than men.”

Acts 5:29

“If you love me, you will obey what I command.”

John 14:15

Jesus replied, “If anyone loves me, he will obey my teaching.”

John 14:23

Command those who are rich in this present world not to be arrogant nor to put their hope in wealth, which is so uncertain, but to put their hope in God, who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment.

1 Timothy 6:17

Galatians 5:16-26

For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms.

Ephesians 6:12

“Your walk talks and your talk talks but your walk talks much louder than your talk talks.”

Vance Havner

In the same way, let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.

Matthew 5:16

“The problem with Christianity today is that the unsaved know how Christians should live better than Christians do.”

David Meese


Therefore, with minds that are alert and fully sober, set your hope on the grace to be brought to you when Jesus Christ is revealed at his coming.

As obedient children, do not conform to the evil desires you had when you lived in ignorance.

But just as he who called you is holy, so be holy in all you do;

1 Peter 1:13-15

Thought to go:

“The knowledge of Christ’s love for us should cause us to love Him in such a way that it is demonstrated in our attitude, conduct, and commitment to serve God.”

Edward Bedore
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