“The citizens’ partnership”
Citizenship: its significance and implications…
As citizens of heaven show off the worth of the gospel (1:27)
…with courage (1:28-30)
…with unity (2:1-4)
To what extent is our behaviour controlled by a fear of getting a hard time for our faith? What difference would it make if we understood that suffering for Christ is a gift of God’s grace (1:29)?
When are we inclined to let rivalry or pride get in the way of our relationships with Christians? How does this passage underline the importance of pursuing Christian unity?