1 Peter: Called

What, according to the apostle Peter, are believers in Christ called to?

Called to be holy

1 Peter 1:15 – but as he who called you is holy, you also be holy in all your conduct

Called to marvellous light

1 Peter 2:9 – But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvellous light.

Called to suffer

1 Peter 2:21 – For to this you have been called, because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, so that you might follow in his steps.

Called to be a blessing

1 Peter 3:9 – Do not repay evil for evil or reviling for reviling, but on the contrary, bless, for to this you were called, that you may obtain a blessing.

Called to eternal glory

1 Peter 5:10 – And after you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace, who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will himself restore, confirm, strengthen, and establish you.

Source: An offhand  comment made by David Jackman in one of his sermons.

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