“But just as he who called you is holy, so be holy in all you do...”
1. Read verse 13. How can we prepare our minds for action? What does be self-controlled mean? What does it mean to set one’s hope fully on God’s grace in Jesus?
2. Read verse 14. How can we be obedient children of God? Read verses 15-16. What does it mean that God is holy? What does it mean for us to be holy? How can we be holy?
3. Read verse 17. Why should we fear our Father God? What is reverent fear? What does it mean to live as strangers?
4. Read verses 18-19. How did God redeem us? From what? Read verses 20-21. Why must we put our faith and hope in God?
5. Read verse 22. How does faith in God purify our hearts? How can we love others deeply, from the heart?
6. Read verse 23. What does it mean to be born again by imperishable seed? What has God given us through his word? Read verses 24-25. What is the great contrast between God s word and the things of the world?
7. Read 2:1-3. As holy pilgrims, why and how must our desires be changed? How can we grow up in our salvation?