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Paul Buckley
Lead Pastor of a SGC church in Haverhill, MA, grateful husband of Peggy & father of Daniel, Caleb, J
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Jesus' suffering & temptation as a human make him perfectly able to identify with us and rescue us from sin and death. Trust Him always!
Hebrews 2:10-18
We have every reason to bless the Lord. Let us live in light of this!
Ephesians 1:1-14
The resurrection of the body is as obvious as seeds, animals & stars and most of all in the first and second Adams.
1 Corinthians 15:35-49
Arc.
1 John 2:28-3:3
All Things for Life from Christ.
2 Peter 1:3-4
He has caused us to be born again!  From this flows an inheritance and the praise of God.
1 Peter 1:3-5
It seems Peter is describing the experience of believers - faith, love and hope producing joy inexpressible and filled with glory.
1 Peter 1:8-9
It seems that Peter is drawing his readers attention to their priviledged place as recipients of the fulfillment of all things in Christ.
1 Peter 1:10-12
It looks like Peter is making the connection between the hope of our salvation and the necessary hol...
1 Peter 1:13-16
The imperishable seed of the gospel has created a new birth that results in sincere and earnest love one another.
1 Peter 1:22-25
Tasting that the Lord is good leads to longing for more and rejecting the life apart from the goodness of God.
1 Peter 2:1-3
Peter continues to urge his readers to conduct themselves in ways that bring God glory and are consistent with their life in Christ.
1 Peter 2:13-17
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1 Peter 2:18-25
A call and picture of a holy wife - marked by holy conduct & true beauty grounded in trust in God an...
1 Peter 3:1-6
Peter continues to draw from Psalm 34 - here calling folks to application in light of its truth - th...
1 Peter 3:8-12
Likewise husbands have a duty to their wives - to understand and to honor - that they might maintain...
1 Peter 3:7
Peter is calling folks to live not in fear of people but in reverence for God.
1 Peter 3:13-17
Peter again points to Jesus who suffered persecution and was delivered.
1 Peter 3:18-22
Peter is calling us to be resolved as ones who have experienced the clarifying mindset suffering brings.
1 Peter 4:1-6
Peter is instructing us in how to live in light of the final day - which is near and where the glory...
1 Peter 4:7-11
A wonderful passage on the call of an elder/pastor/overseer.
1 Peter 5:1-4
Paul finally gets to his point of living in light of the glorious gospel of grace - a life grounded ...
Ephesians 4:1-16
Paul contrasts the wisdom of God versus the wisdom of man.
1 Corinthians 1:18-25
Paul again addresses the reality of suffering while living in hope.
Romans 8:18-39
Paul's pray are so fantastic!  Here he prays in light of the wonderful gift and call of the gos...
Ephesians 3:14-19
James calls us to live under the Law of Liberty - ultimately that law taught, fulfilled and embodied...
James 2:8-13
Jesus speaks of the counter-cultural characteristics of kingdom disciples and their implications: sa...
Matthew 5:13-16
Given the severe results of anger following from the severe results of murder we must do all we can ...
Matthew 5:21-26
Jesus makes clear he has come to bring fulfillment of the law and not lawlessness.
Matthew 5:17-20
A wonderful real-life story presenting the everyday challenges of God's people - whether to be distr...
Luke 10:38-42
Two parallel stories to communicate the unique preciousness of the Kingdom of God - far greater than...
Matthew 13:44-46
A passage contrasting the true King vs.
Matthew 2:1-12
Jesus continues his glorious explanation of the law and his call to kingdom living.
Matthew 5:27-30
Jesus continues his teaching clarifiying God's view of marriage and adultery.
Matthew 5:31-32
Again - more on kingdom living.
Matthew 6:1-4
Once again, Jesus is calling us to perform our acts of spiritual devotion with our eyes on God who s...
Matthew 6:16-18
Jesus does a masterful job of contrasting two types of wrong prayer with their right, God-centered kingdom alternatives.
Matthew 6:5-15
Jesus gives multiple reasons for handling our money with an eye to the kingdom: 1) Non permanence of earthly investments vs.
Matthew 6:19-24
We must exercise humility and wisdom in dealing with the faults of others.
Matthew 7:1-6
Jesus calls his followers to beware of false prophets - those that contradict his Kingly call and instruction.
Matthew 7:15-20
Another warning for disciples.
Matthew 7:21-23
Jesus continues to pile up exhortations and illustrations of the two ways - two gates, two trees, tw...
Matthew 7:24-27
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Acts 1:1-26
Once again we see the early church confronted with a seeming debilitating situation but God prospers...
Acts 6:1-7
A wonderful and brilliant teaching from God via John with Nicodemus representing the best mankind ca...
John 3:1-21
Paul is provoked by the idolary of Athens and calls them to turn towards a God-centered view of things from a man-centerered view.
Acts 17:16-34
A wonderful conclusion to the entire section on meat offered to idols.
1 Corinthians 10:23-11:1
Paul continues to Corinth - the epitome of gentile culture - and reaps a great harvest among the gen...
Acts 18:1-17
Paul is clearly contrasting tongues with prophecy.
1 Corinthians 14:1-6
As Paul continues his discussion of the necessity and results of the resurrection he presents the ne...
1 Corinthians 15:50-58
A wonderful poetic call to worship built on the remembrance of the contrast of what could have happened & what actually happened.
Psalms 124:1-8
A song of confidence/lament where the Psalmist calls us to remember the promises, face the predicame...
Psalms 125:1-5
The Psalmist remembers and celebrates past grace as he asks for future grace and assumes it's ultima...
Psalms 126:1-6
This Psalm from Solomon is a wonderfu reminder of the call to live in the blessings of God avoiding ...
Psalms 127:1-5
A wisdom Psalm describing the blessed life - a life of 1.
Psalms 128:1-6
Paul calls Timothy to work against being despised by setting an example for all in speech, conduct, ...
1 Timothy 4:12
Paul expresses and models the ground and fruit of a truly gospel-centered friendship/partnership.
Philippians 1:1-8
A wonderful prologue that lays out key introductory truths about Jesus: 1) He is the preexistent, pr...
John 1:1-18
Paul continues to communicate about his imprisonment and lays before the Philippians his own example...
Philippians 1:19-26
Paul contrasts the enemies of the cross with the life of the true believer, using his own life as a key illustration.
Philippians 3:2-11
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Rejected or Chosen?
1 Peter 2:4-8
Jesus as the rejected but chosen stone determines whether others are rejected or chosen via their ch...
Published June 1st, 2012
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Jesus as the rejected but chosen stone determines whether others are rejected or chosen via their choice or rejection of Jesus, and this all occurs under the choice or rejection of the Sovereign God. Chosen and honored or rejected and ashamed? It all depends on Jesus.
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1 Peter 2:4-8
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πρὸς ὃν προσερχόμενοι
As you come to him,
λίθον ζῶντα ὑπὸ ἀνθρώπων
a living stone rejected by men
μὲν ἀποδεδοκιμασμέ παρὰ δὲ θεῷ ἐκλεκτὸν
but in the sight of God chosen
ἔντιμον
and precious,
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negativepositive
καὶ αὐτοὶ ὡς λίθοι ζῶντες
you yourselves like living stones
οἰκοδομεῖσθε οἶκος πνευματικὸς
are being built up as a spiritual house,
εἰς ἱεράτευμα ἅγιον
to be a holy priesthood,
ἀνενέγκαι πνευματικὰς θυσίας
to offer spiritual sacrifices
εὐπροσδέκτους τῷ θεῷ
acceptable to God
διὰ Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ
through Jesus Christ.
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διότι περιέχει ἐν γραφῇ
For it stands in Scripture:
ἰδοὺ τίθημι ἐν Σιὼν λίθον
"Behold, I am laying in Zion a stone,
ἀκρογωνιαῖον ἐκλεκτὸν
a cornerstone chosen
ἔντιμον
and precious,
καὶ ὁ πιστεύων ἐπ' αὐτῷ
and whoever believes in him
οὐ μὴ καταισχυνθῇ
will not be put to shame."
ὑμῖν οὖν ἡ τιμὴ τοῖς πιστεύουσιν
So the honor is for you who believe,
inference
ἀπιστοῦσιν δὲ
but for those who do not believe,
λίθος ὃν ἀπεδοκίμασαν οἱ οἰκοδομοῦντες
"The stone that the builders rejected
οὗτος ἐγενήθη εἰς κεφαλὴν γωνίας
has become the cornerstone,"
καὶ λίθος προσκόμματος
and "A stone of stumbling,
καὶ πέτρα σκανδάλου
and a rock of offense."
οἳ προσκόπτουσιν
They stumble
τῷ λόγῳ ἀπειθοῦντες
because they disobey the word,
εἰς ὃ καὶ ἐτέθησαν
as they were destined to do.
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10000000005855 5855 Arc 2009-03-24 11:51:55 2009-03-27 11:28:15 editing 1 Peter 2 4 2 8 1 Peter 2:4-8 60 NT tisch esv i134598 i134599 i134600 i134601 i134602 i134573 πρὸς ὃν προσερχόμενοι As you come to him, i134603 i134574 λίθον ζῶντα ὑπὸ ἀνθρώπων a living stone rejected by men i134604 i134575 μὲν ἀποδεδοκιμασμέ παρὰ δὲ θεῷ ἐκλεκτὸν but in the sight of God chosen i134576 ἔντιμον and precious, series negativepositive 2 i134605 i134577 καὶ αὐτοὶ ὡς λίθοι ζῶντες you yourselves like living stones i134606 i134578 οἰκοδομεῖσθε οἶκος πνευματικὸς are being built up as a spiritual house, i134607 i134579 εἰς ἱεράτευμα ἅγιον to be a holy priesthood, i134608 i134580 ἀνενέγκαι πνευματικὰς θυσίας to offer spiritual sacrifices i134609 i134581 εὐπροσδέκτους τῷ θεῷ acceptable to God i134582 διὰ Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ through Jesus Christ. ground 1 actionresult 2 progression ideaexplanation 1 progression actionresult 2 i134610 i134583 διότι περιέχει ἐν γραφῇ For it stands in Scripture: i134611 i134612 i134584 ἰδοὺ τίθημι ἐν Σιὼν λίθον "Behold, I am laying in Zion a stone, i134585 ἀκρογωνιαῖον ἐκλεκτὸν a cornerstone chosen i134586 ἔντιμον and precious, i134613 i134587 καὶ ὁ πιστεύων ἐπ' αὐτῷ and whoever believes in him i134588 οὐ μὴ καταισχυνθῇ will not be put to shame." actionresult 2 progression ideaexplanation 1 ground 1 i134589 ὑμῖν οὖν ἡ τιμὴ τοῖς πιστεύουσιν So the honor is for you who believe, inference 2 i134614 i134590 ἀπιστοῦσιν δὲ but for those who do not believe, i134615 i134616 i134591 λίθος ὃν ἀπεδοκίμασαν οἱ οἰκοδομοῦντες "The stone that the builders rejected i134592 οὗτος ἐγενήθη εἰς κεφαλὴν γωνίας has become the cornerstone," progression i134617 i134593 καὶ λίθος προσκόμματος and "A stone of stumbling, i134594 καὶ πέτρα σκανδάλου and a rock of offense." progression progression i134618 i134619 i134595 οἳ προσκόπτουσιν They stumble i134596 τῷ λόγῳ ἀπειθοῦντες because they disobey the word, actionresult 2 1 i134597 εἰς ὃ καὶ ἐτέθησαν as they were destined to do. actionpurpose 2 1 negativepositive 2 1 1 1 1 tisch 25 esv 25 a 50 discourse
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