Approach: Introducing Simon Peter and reading 1 Peter 2:1-3.

Hermeneutic objective: Encouraging the student to carefully listen and observe.

Theological objective: Like an infant desiring milk, Christians should desire God's word.

To receive God's word, one's heart must be prepared.

When you see how God's word changes your views and moral standard and makes you a better person, you’ll want to learn more. There is are real benefits to being holy as God is holy. Not only will you be a better person, you will be able to discern and make wiser choices in life.