1 Peter 2:9-10
But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people…
I. THE DARKNESS FROM WHICH THE SOUL HAS BEEN DELIVERED.
1. It is a darkness which involves the loss of truth, the light and life of the soul, and of the soul itself.
2. This darkness carries with it a heavy load of guilt.
3. This darkness, as regards the moral nature, is woe and misery.
II. THE MARVELLOUS LIGHT TO WHICH THE SOUL IS ADMITTED.
1. Its nature.
2. Its source.
3. Its effects.
Parallel VersesKJV: 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:
WEB: But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for God's own possession, that you may proclaim the excellence of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light: