Priestly Duties
May 21, 2024, 10:26 AM

“Priestly Duties”
1 Peter 1:20-2:5; Deuteronomy 18:1-2, 
Revelation 1:4-8, Romans 12
Sermon Notes 05/19/24

Priestly duties include…
Believing in God
Placing faith in the Risen Savior
Hoping in God 
Purifying the soul through obedience
Loving others earnestly through a pure heart 
Putting away all malice,all deceit, all hypocrisy, all slander
Craving pure spiritual milk, tasting God’s goodness
Cherishing the Lord as a true inheritance
Treasuring the love and freedom of the kingdom of Jesus
Presenting your body as a living sacrifice
Not conforming to the world
Being transformed through Spiritual renewal
Not thinking of yourself more highly than you ought but with sober judgment
Using your gifts to bless the body of Christ
Letting love be genuine
Abhorring what is evil while holding fast to what is good
Outdoing one another in showing honor
Serving the Lord with a fervent spirit
Rejoicing with those who rejoice
Weeping with those who weep
Living in harmony within the body of Christ
Rejoicing in hope
Being patient in tribulation
Associate with the lowly
Never be wise in your own eyes
Repay no one evil for evil
Do what is honorable in the sight of all
When possible, live peaceably with all
Never avenge yourself
Feed hungry enemies
Give thirsty enemies something to drink
Be not overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good

Are you living as a holy priesthood through respect, love and devotion to Jesus Christ?
He loves us
He freed us from our sins by His blood
He made us a kingdom, priests to his God and Father
To Him be glory and dominion forever and ever. Amen