“But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people belonging to God, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light. Once you were not a people, but now you are the people of God; once you had not received mercy, but now you have received mercy.” (1 Peter 2:9–10, NIV 1984).
My Musings – “I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I should have been more specific.” (Lily Tomlin).
- Somebody – A person of importance or authority. We “are the people of God.” You cannot be more important than that. “That [we] may declare the praises of Him who called [us].” Since it is God who calls us, there can be no greater authority.
- Specific – Clearly defined or identified. “[We] are a…
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