Living Hope, Unspeakable Joy
Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 127:1-5 | Ezekiel 44:1-45:12 | 1 Pet 1:1-12 | Proverbs 28:8-10
Today’s Scripture Focus: 1 Peter 1:1-12
“He has given us new birth into a living hope through the Resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.”(1 Peter 1:3 NIV)
Peter’s readers were going through difficult times. In the midst of all that they were going through they held on to a living hope.
They knew that Christ had been raised from the dead. Hopelessness had turned to hope in the most impossible way. They knew they had an eternal hope and had every reason to find hope even in their present circumstances knowing that God had not deserted them. He was at work bringing good even of their tough times.
They also knew they had an inheritance “that can never perish, spoil…
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