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Devotional Guide

Devotional Guide

Mon: Familiarization

Mon: Familiarization

1 Peter 2.11-25

1 Peter 2.11-25

• Prayerfully, reflectively, read 1 Peter in its

• Prayerfully, reflectively, read 1 Peter in its

entirety (we will do this each Monday).

entirety (we will do this each Monday).

• Pick a passage in the book and pray through it for people at Zion.

Tues: Observation • Slowly read 1 Peter 2.11-25 several times. Notice

• Pick a passage in the book and pray through it for people at Zion.

Tues: Observation • Slowly read 1 Peter 2.11-25 several times. Notice

as much as you can about it as time permits;

as much as you can about it as time permits;

nothing is too small or too obvious to write down.

nothing is too small or too obvious to write down.

• Pray this passage for the leaders at Zion.

Wed: Organization

• Pray this passage for the leaders at Zion.

Wed: Organization

• Read 1 Peter 2.11-25 once.

• Read 1 Peter 2.11-25 once.

• Jot some notes on its structure; how is this

• Jot some notes on its structure; how is this

passage arranged/organized? Keep in mind that

passage arranged/organized? Keep in mind that

it’s at a transition point in the book.

it’s at a transition point in the book.

• Pray through the passage, this time for yourself and those immediately around you.

• Pray through the passage, this time for yourself and those immediately around you.


Thurs: Investigation

Thurs: Investigation

• Read 1 Peter 2.11-25 once.

• Read 1 Peter 2.11-25 once.

• Write some notes answering the question:

• Write some notes answering the question:

2.11-12: This appears to be a “pivot point” in the

2.11-12: This appears to be a “pivot point” in the

book, drawing together major themes. How does

book, drawing together major themes. How does

your life align (or need to align) with this

your life align (or need to align) with this

compressed thesis of the book?

compressed thesis of the book?

• Pray for folks in AFC1 to stay away from

• Pray for folks in AFC1 to stay away from

destructive sins and have honorable conduct

destructive sins and have honorable conduct

among each other, in Lincoln and nations.

among each other, in Lincoln and nations.

Fri: More Investigation

Fri: More Investigation

• Read 1 Peter 2.11-25 once.

• Read 1 Peter 2.11-25 once.

• Write some notes answering the questions:

• Write some notes answering the questions:

2.13-20: These are the first two “real life”

2.13-20: These are the first two “real life”

examples of 1 Peter’s theology. What elements

examples of 1 Peter’s theology. What elements

particularly capture your attention?

particularly capture your attention?

2.21-25: This appears to be a poem or at least

2.21-25: This appears to be a poem or at least

poetic. Using the class handout that lines it as a

poetic. Using the class handout that lines it as a

poem, read each line slowly, ponder it, and write

poem, read each line slowly, ponder it, and write

a comment or two on it.

a comment or two on it.

• Pray for the way we as Zion can exemplify the message of this passage to Lincoln and in the world.

Sat: Proclamation

• Pray for the way we as Zion can exemplify the message of this passage to Lincoln and in the world.

Sat: Proclamation

• Read 1 Peter 2.11-25 once.

• Read 1 Peter 2.11-25 once.

• Sum up your devotional week by writing a

• Sum up your devotional week by writing a

sentence or two about this passage’s message, as

sentence or two about this passage’s message, as

though you were explaining it to someone.

though you were explaining it to someone.

• Pray through the passage, asking for the Holy Spirit’s help in where and how to obey it.

• Pray through the passage, asking for the Holy Spirit’s help in where and how to obey it.

Devotional Guide 1Pet 2.11-25  

devotional guide for 1 peter 2.11-25

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