B21 – A People Belonging to God – 1 Peter 2: 9-12

Key Words: Salvation, Mercy, God’s People, Sin, Priesthood of Believers

  1. What are the four different ways God describes his people in verse 9?
  2. What is the nature and significance of each: a chosen people… a royal priesthood… a holy nation… a people belonging to God?
  3. Why are we saved… what does God know we can become?
  4. In what way do we receive mercy? …
  5. Look at 1 Peter 2:24. Is verse 24 a reference to Isaiah 53?
  6. What light does Isaiah 53 shed on the nature of the people Peter is describing in this passage?
  7. How does this passage in first people further instruct us regarding the biblical mantra ‘I will be your God and you will be my people?’
  • Remember there are other learning and scripture studies in the Growing Exercises section
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