Pastor Andrew preaches from 1 Peter 2:1-12. There is a lot here to help us with seeing the magnificent identity that God has given us. We are God’s children, called to grow up in Him; we are spiritual temple for His worship; we are chosen and precious; we are those in need of grace; we are honoured by God though men might dishonour us; we are sojourners and exiles in this life. There is a challenge to live in the tension of being in but not of the world. The loud voice of the world and our fear of people often keep us from personalizing our identity in Christ.
This is our second message in our current series of sermons – PATHWAYS TO THE KING, which is tracking with Rob Reimer’s book by that same name. We are working through this book in our small groups to start the year off.
This sermon parallels with chapter one of Reimer’s book. Chapter title: “Personalizing Our Identity.”