It's important to read 1 Peter 2 in light of 1 Peter 1 which outlines that as a result of knowing everything that is true of us according to God, by your faith in the Gospel of Christ, and its effect on your identity, we become what 1 Peter 2 says we are.
Go and read 1 Peter 1 before reading 1 Peter 2.
My blog, Not Your Average Girl, was built on the foundation of 1 Peter 2:9. "But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, His own special people, that you may proclaim the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light". However, we can't genuinely quote 1 Peter 2:9 until we know and take hold of everything God says we are outlined in 1 Peter 1.
1 Peter 1 outlines what is true of us as citizens of the Kingdom of God, and not merely as moral Chris...