Northwood Community Church
Sunday, February 21, 2021
An Honorable Life, 1 Peter 2:11-17
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  • 2295 McMullen Booth Rd, Clearwater, FL 33759, USA
    Sunday 10:00 AM
An Honorable Life
1 Peter 2:11-17, Mitchell Cruit
This text is tailored to teach us that Christians should _______________ to an un-believing world through _______________ _______________ because of who they _______________ for God’s _______________.
1 Peter 2:11-17 (ESV)
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11 Beloved, I urge you as sojourners and exiles to abstain from the passions of the flesh, which wage war against your soul. 12 Keep your conduct among the Gentiles honorable, so that when they speak against you as evildoers, they may see your good deeds and glorify God on the day of visitation. 13 Be subject for the Lord's sake to every human institution, whether it be to the emperor as supreme, 14 or to governors as sent by him to punish those who do evil and to praise those who do good. 15 For this is the will of God, that by doing good you should put to silence the ignorance of foolish people. 16 Live as people who are free, not using your freedom as a cover-up for evil, but living as servants of God.17 Honor everyone. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the emperor.
I. _______________ from the _______________ of the flesh because you are a _______________ and _______________. (v. 11)
II. Keep your conduct _______________ non-believers honorable so that they will _______________ _______________. (v. 12)
III. _______________ to every human institution because God intends to use our _______________ to silence _______________. (v. 13-15)
IV. Use your _______________ to serve because you are _______________ to be a _______________ of God. (v. 16-17)