Vidal Muniz

Mother’s Day 2020 (1 Peter 1:22-25)

May 16, 2020

H-O-M-E

1 Peter 1

22 Now that you have purified yourselves by obeying the truth so that you have sincere love for each other, love one another deeply, from the heart.

Indicative

A Person

Truths about that Person

Lifestyle of that Person

Imperative

A New Person

Believe - Truths about that Person

Adopt - Lifestyle of that Person

1 Peter 1

22 Now that you have purified yourselves by obeying the truth so that you have sincere love for each other, love one another deeply, from the heart.

Obedience

Result vs. Evidence

Indicative

1 Peter 1

22 Now that you have purified yourselves by obeying the truth so that you have sincere love for each other, love one another deeply, from the heart.

Truth

COMMONALITY

1 Peter 1

22 Now that you have purified yourselves by obeying the truth so that you have sincere love for each other, love one another deeply, from the heart.

Indicative - Position in Christ

Imperative - Possession of Christ & Others

Indicative - Personal

Imperative - Corporal

1 Peter 1

23 For you have been born again, not of perishable seed, but of imperishable, through the living and enduring word of God.

Physical birth

Spiritual birth

Family Relationship

Indicative

Father & Son

1 Peter 1

23 For you have been born again, not of perishable seed, but of imperishable, through the living and enduring word of God.

from relationship - Father

to relationships - others

1 Peter 1

23 For you have been born again, not of perishable seed, but of imperishable, through the living and enduring word of God.

Preaching of the Apostles

the means & the end

living & enduring

1 Peter 1

24 For, “All people are like grass, and all their glory is like the flowers of the field; the grass withers and the flowers fall,

Imperative - Temporal

Indicative - Eternal

1 Peter 1

25 but the word of the Lord endures forever.”
And this is the word that was preached to you.

God’s revelation

God our inheritance