Lively stones in Gods house
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Sun Mar 2 00:00:02 MST 2014
Lesson: The Heart of a Missionary
Reading: Lively stones in Gods house 2014-03-02
Reference: 1 Pet. 2:1-10
I Peter 2:1: Wherefore laying aside all malice, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envies, and all evil speakings,
I Peter 2:2: As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that ye may grow thereby:
I Peter 2:3: If so be ye have tasted that the Lord is gracious.
I Peter 2:4: To whom coming, as unto a living stone, disallowed indeed of men, but chosen of God, and precious,
I Peter 2:5: Ye also, as lively stones, are built up a spiritual house, an holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices, acceptable to God by Jesus Christ.
I Peter 2:6: Wherefore also it is contained in the scripture, Behold, I lay in Sion a chief corner stone, elect, precious: and he that believeth on him shall not be confounded.
I Peter 2:7: Unto you therefore which believe he is precious: but unto them which be disobedient, the stone which the builders disallowed, the same is made the head of the corner,
I Peter 2:8: And a stone of stumbling, and a rock of offence, even to them which stumble at the word, being disobedient: whereunto also they were appointed.
I Peter 2:9: But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light:
I Peter 2:10: Which in time past were not a people, but are now the people of God: which had not obtained mercy, but now have obtained mercy.
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