Via Dolorosa

June 12, 2022 Pastor: Jared Burke Series: PERSEVERE | 1 PETER

Topic: Cost of Discipleship, Christlikeness, Christ, Perseverance Passage: 1 Peter 2:18–25


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Discussion Guide

Review and discuss this week’s Core Truth with your group.


Core Truth #24

Q: Why was it necessary for Christ, the Redeemer, to die?
A: Since death is the punishment for sin, Christ died willingly in our place to deliver us from the power and penalty of sin and bring us back to God. By his substitutionary atoning death, he alone redeems us from hell and gains for us forgiveness of sin, righteousness, and everlasting life.


Read 1 Peter 2:18-25 as a group.

Have you ever felt like those in authority over you were treating you like a slave? How did you react?

Why is it so hard to obey those in authority over us?

What does Christ’s example tell us about how we should live under unjust authorities?

How does knowing that you live Coram Deo (before the face of God) impact the way you live your life?

In what way does submission to earthly authorities relate to the reason Christ has saved you?

What might you need to change to live the way that 1 Peter 2:18-25 is calling you to live?


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