Northwood Community Church
Sunday, February 28, 2021
Suffering Like Jesus, 1 Peter 2:18-25
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  • 2295 McMullen Booth Rd, Clearwater, FL 33759, USA
    Sunday 10:00 AM
Suffering Like Jesus
1 Peter 2:18-25, Mitchell Cruit
This text is tailored to teach us to be prepared to _______________ _______________ because Christ _______________ for you.
1 Peter 2:18-25 (ESV)
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18 Servants, be subject to your masters with all respect, not only to the good and gentle but also to the unjust. 19 For this is a gracious thing, when, mindful of God, one endures sorrows while suffering unjustly. 20 For what credit is it if, when you sin and are beaten for it, you endure? But if when you do good and suffer for it you endure, this is a gracious thing in the sight of God. 21 For to this you have been called, because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, so that you might follow in his steps. 22 He committed no sin, neither was deceit found in his mouth. 23 When he was reviled, he did not revile in return; when he suffered, he did not threaten, but continued entrusting himself to him who judges justly. 24 He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, that we might die to sin and live to righteousness. By his wounds you have been healed. 25 For you were straying like sheep, but have now returned to the Shepherd and Overseer of your souls.
I. The Principle
Be _______________ to our _______________ authorities, even _______________ ones. (v. 18)
II. Three Motivations
1. Because ______________ suffering is ______________ of God’s ______________. (v. 19-20)
2. Because Christ’s suffering is an _______________ for us to _______________. (v. 21-23)
3. Because Christ’s suffering _______________ the _______________ for us to _______________ _______________. (v. 24-25)