my outline for senior reception sunday

This is a message from 1 Peter 2:11-12 I shared for our Graduation Day 2008·

Dear Friends

o Name calling 1:1,17; 2:11

§ Exiles, strangers, aliens

· X-files: marks of an alien


New birth (1:3,14,23; 3:21)

o New hope

§ Inheritance, imperishable, undefiled, unfading

§ A better tomorrow because of the resurrection 1:3

o New direction/journey (1:13)

§ New lifestyle 1:13-16

· Putting away the old habits 1:14; 2:11

· Embracing holiness 1:15

o Never-ending invitation (2:4)

§ Come to Jesus

o New life

§ Live such good lives 2:12

§ Infecting the world with God’s holiness

§ Be a “do-gooder”

o New Story

§ Share Jesus 2:9

· With words

· With your behavior 2:11-12

o Other people are watching

§ He’s coming Again 2:12

· The cross makes us all aliens and strangers


About Jason Retherford

The random musings of a youth minister.
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