1 Peter 2:9 (NLT)
This passage is amazing in a couple really cool ways… 1) It summarizes the whole narrative of the Bible.
This scripture outlines exactly what God did for the Israelites in the Old Testament.
2) It speaks directly to our identity.
1 Peter 2:10a (NLT)
This sermon series is all about who we are, who God has called us to be and how to act with that calling.
Royal Priesthood— (1 Peter 2:9)
The priests in the Old Testament had some very specific and some very interesting roles and responsibilities.
What were the major responsibilities of the priest in the O.T.?
Deuteronomy 33:10 (NLT)
1. Teach God’s Word
Matthew 28:18-20 (NIV)—2 Timothy 3:16-17 (NIV)
2. To Burn Incense
Exodus 30:1-19 (NIV)—Revelation 5:8 (NLT)
1 Thessalonians 5:17 (NLT)
Ephesians 6:18 (NLT)—Psalm 141:2 (NIV)
What kind of prayers do we pray?
What was the role of the great high priest? How did Jesus fulfill that?
Are you teaching others about God and how to live through your words and actions?
Are you praying? Are you offering your life as a living sacrifice?
For Small Group Discussion:
Opening Question: What’s your favorite piece of clothing or thing to wear? Why?
Main Point: As God’s chosen people, we are set apart by Christ and we should reflect Christ to the world.
Read/Tell the Story: Exodus 19:3-6, 28:1-5; Colossians 3:5-17
Supporting Scripture: 1 Peter 2:9-10, Psalms 4:3, Romans 1:1