1 Peter 2:1-10 – The People Of God

1 Peter 2:1-10 – The People of God 1) Checking in from last week … Being renewed by God’s word leads to transformed behaviour   2) Identify Images Unpacking some familiar Christian clichés You are born again You are living Stones You are a chosen people   3) So who am I?   Does my life reflect my identity in Christ? ……

1 Peter 1:1-12 – Living Hope

1 Peter 1:1-12 – Living Hope What defines you? What is it that gives you your identity? Our better identity 1 Peter 1:1 … God’s elect people. Qu: If you follow Jesus, is your primary identity found in the fact you have been chosen by God to be his? Qu: What would your life begin to look like if you found your…

Amos 9:1-15 – Stop Running

Amos 9 – Stop Running A people with nowhere to hide – Amos’ vision strips away any thought of escaping the judgment to come. A God of fierce judgment “I will keep my eye on them for harm and not for good.” – Israel does not understand the power of God A God who gives hope in darkness – The last word:…

Amos 7:10-17 – Don’t Prophecy Here

Amos 7:10-17 – Don’t prophecy here When God confronts you Amos 7:8-9. “And the Lord asked me, “What do you see, Amos?” “A plumb line,” I replied. Then the Lord said, “Look, I am setting a plumb line among my people Israel; I will spare them no longer. “The high places of Isaac will be destroyed and the sanctuaries of Israel will…

Amos 6:1-14 – False Confidence

Amos 6:1-14 – False Confidence “If God is for us, who can be against us?” Judgement comes on God’s people Israel Covenant lawsuit – legal & relational implications God’s judgement on the complacency of Israel God’s judgment on the pride of Israel For us today Australian culture is privileged …. so easy for us to become complacent Do we care about God’s…