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Bro. Ray Earley
Date: July 7, 2019
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Christ Left Us an Example to Follow
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Delivered By
Bro. Scott Hamilton
Delivered On
April 7, 2019 at 10:45 AM
Central Passage
1 Peter 2:18-23
Description

5 Lifestyle Statements

  1. v. 19 Suffer while trusting God's involved.

  2. v. 20 Do what is right and patiently suffer for it.

  3. v. 21 We are called to this purpose.

  4. v. 21 Follow Christ's example.

  5. v. 22-23 Commit to God who judges righteously.

 

1 Peter 2:18-23

18 Servants, be submissive to your masters with all respect, not only to those who are good and gentle, but also to those who are [a]unreasonable. 19 For this finds [b]favor, if for the sake of conscience toward God a person bears up under sorrows when suffering unjustly. 20 For what credit is there if, when you sin and are harshly treated, you endure it with patience? But if when you do what is right and suffer for it you patiently endure it, this finds [c]favor with God.

Christ Is Our Example

21 For you have been called for this purpose, since Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example for you to follow in His steps, 22 who committed no sin, nor was any deceit found in His mouth; 23 [d]and while being reviled, He did not revile in return; while suffering, He uttered no threats, but kept entrusting Himself to Him who judges righteously;