Strangers and Pilgrims
Strangers and Pilgrims is a sermon teaching us that God chose each one of us for a purpose and it is through Jesus that we find worth. God is using the difficulties, trials, and persecutions in this life for His plan. As believers we become strangers and pilgrims in this world. When Jesus proclaimed, “It is finished.” while dying on the cross, the veil in the temple was torn in two and we were given direct access to God, the Holy of Holies. Find out more about being a stranger and pilgrim by listening to this inspiring sermon.
Living as a stranger and pilgrim we are to:
- Travel light.
- Keep moving forward.
- Live for the destination.
- Live by the values of the homeland.
- Don’t expect to fit in.
- Live like an ambassador.
- Don’t try to be what you are not.
Strangers and Pilgrims sermon starts with verses from I Peter 2:9-11:
9 But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light:
10 Which in time past were not a people, but are now the people of God: which had not obtained mercy, but now have obtained mercy.
11 Dearly beloved, I beseech you as strangers and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul;
also from I Peter 1:7:
7 That the trial of your faith, being much more precious than of gold that perisheth, though it be tried with fire, might be found unto praise and honour and glory at the appearing of Jesus Christ:
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