We are here to further the kingdom of YHVH.
1 Peter 2:7-10 Complete Jewish Bible (CJB)
7 Now to you who keep trusting, he is precious. But to those who are not trusting,
“The very stone that the builders rejected
has become the cornerstone”;
8 also he is
a stone that will make people stumble,
a rock over which they will trip.[b]
They are stumbling at the Word, disobeying it — as had been planned. 9 But you are a chosen people,[c] the King’s cohanim,[d] a holy nation,[e] a people for God to possess![f] Why? In order for you to declare the praises of the One who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light. 10 Once you were not a people, but now you are God’s people; before, you had not received mercy, but now you have received mercy.