by P. David Baik
1 Peter Lesson 2 (2023)
(1 Peter 1:13-2:3)
What standards or examples do many people use to determine how they should live?
Read verses 1:13-16. What bold challenge did Peter give his readers? (13) What pressure must we resist conforming to? (14) What does God challenge us to be? Why? (16) In practical terms, what does it mean to be holy?
Read verses 17-19. What does it mean to live like foreigners? Why did Peter tell these believers to live as strangers “in reverent fear”? (17) With what are believers redeemed from their sins? (18-19)
Read verses 20-21. When was Christ chosen and revealed? Why? (20) What did these readers believe? (21)
Read verses 22-25. How had these Christians purified themselves? (22) What did Peter urge his readers to do? (22) How can you love other believers? How had these believers been born again? (23) What lasts forever? (24-25)
Read 2:1-3. Of what did Peter urge us to rid ourselves? (1) What should we crave? Why? (2) What have believers tasted? (3) What does it mean that the Lord is good?