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1 Peter #4 1 Peter 2:1-3 Craving

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1 Peter #4 1 Peter 2:1-3 Craving

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  1 Peter #4 1 Peter 2:1-3 Craving   In our exploration of the letter Peter wrote to congregations throughout modern-day Turkey, we shall see that to grow spiritually in the family of God there are five behaviors that you cannot tolerate and one essential that you must add to your life.   1 Peter 2:1-3 (NIV) Therefore, rid yourselves of all malice and all deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and slander of every kind. Like newborn babies, crave pure spiritual milk, so that by it you may grow up in your salvation, now that you have tasted that the Lord is good.   “Therefore” refers back to what was written before.  “Be holy because God is holy.” Holiness is not optional in the life of a disciple.  The Chosen of God are to be God’s representatives in the world.  Since God is holy, those who have entered into the new covenant relationship are to be holy. When you acknowledge that you are creating messes in your life, and you believe that Jesus is the only one who can save you out of your messes, and

1 Peter #3 1 Peter 1:13-25 Pouncing Sin

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1 Peter #3 1 Peter 1:13-25 Pouncing Sin

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1 Peter #3 1 Peter 1:13-25 Pouncing Sin

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  1 Peter #3 1 Peter 1:13-25 Pouncing Sin     Five things we are going to take home with us from 1 Peter 1:13-25.  The Apostle Peter admonishes us to guard our hearts and minds, being ready for action.  He tells us we are to live holy lives because we belong to a holy family.  We are to forsake the old way of living with its desires and passions and live as new creations in Christ.  Last week we called this living the Yes. The way we spiritually thrive, grow deep, grow up, grow fruit, living our life to the full is by following Jesus’ example of obedience to the Father. Peter tells us that the most important thing we do in this new life, in our new family, is to love one another.  Let’s see how these truths unfold.   1 Peter 1:13-25 (MSG)   13 So roll up your sleeves, put your mind in gear, and be totally ready to receive the gift that's coming when Jesus arrives. 14 Don't lazily slip back into those old grooves of evil, doing just what you feel like doing. You didn't know

1 Peter #2 1 Peter 1:3-12

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