Precious Value For Those Who Will See It

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The world often misses what is truly valuable.

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Precious Value For Those Who Will See It

  1. 1. Our Theme for 2012: Real FaithA Study of James, 1-2 Peter
  2. 2. 1 Peter 2:4-10
  3. 3. 1 Peter 2:4 [4] And coming to Him as to a living stone which has been rejected by men, but is choiceand precious in the sight of God,
  4. 4. 1 Peter 2:4 [4] And coming to Him as to a living stone which has been rejected by men, but is choiceand precious in the sight of God,
  5. 5. 1 Peter 2:5-7a [5] you also, as living stones, arebeing built up as a spiritual housefor a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.
  6. 6. 1 Peter 2:5-7a[6] For this is contained in Scripture: “BEHOLD, I LAY IN ZION A CHOICESTONE, A PRECIOUS CORNER stone,AND HE WHO BELIEVES IN HIM WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED.” [7] This precious value, then, is for you who believe;
  7. 7.  Christians are those who have the vision to see Christ’s infinite value.
  8. 8. 1 Peter 2:5-7a [5] you also, as living stones, arebeing built up as a spiritual housefor a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.
  9. 9. Romans 12:1[1] Therefore I urge you, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living and holy sacrifice, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service of worship.
  10. 10. Hebrews 13:15-16 [15] Through Him then, let us continually offer up a sacrifice ofpraise to God, that is, the fruit of lips that give thanks to His name. [16] And do not neglect doing good and sharing, for with such sacrifices God is pleased.
  11. 11. Romans 15:16[16] to be a minister of Christ Jesus to the Gentiles, ministering as a priest the gospel of God, so that my offering of the Gentiles may become acceptable, sanctified by the Holy Spirit.
  12. 12. Revelation 8:3 [3] Another angel came and stoodat the altar, holding a golden censer; and much incense was given to him,so that he might add it to the prayers of all the saints on the golden altar which was before the throne.
  13. 13. 1 Peter 2:5-7a[6] For this is contained in Scripture: “BEHOLD, I LAY IN ZION A CHOICESTONE, A PRECIOUS CORNER stone,AND HE WHO BELIEVES IN HIM WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED.” [7] This precious value, then, is for you who believe;
  14. 14. 1 Peter 2:7-8[7] This precious value, then, is for you who believe; but for those who disbelieve, “THE STONE WHICH THE BUILDERS REJECTED, THIS BECAME THE VERY CORNER stone, ”
  15. 15. 1 Peter 2:7-8 [8] and, “A STONE OF STUMBLING AND A ROCK OF OFFENSE”; for they stumble because they aredisobedient to the word, and to this doom they were also appointed.
  16. 16.  All men have an inevitable meeting with the rock.
  17. 17. 1 Peter 2:9-10 [9] But you are A CHOSEN RACE,A royal PRIESTHOOD, A HOLY NATION, A PEOPLE FOR Gods OWN POSSESSION, so that you may proclaim the excellencies of Him who has called you out of darkness into His marvelous light;
  18. 18. 1 Peter 2:9-10[10] for you once were NOT A PEOPLE,but now you are THE PEOPLE OF GOD; you had NOT RECEIVED MERCY, but now you have RECEIVED MERCY.
  19. 19. Whether the world sees it ornot, we are those privileged to go from darkness to light.

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