Series: Living Hope
Scripture Reference: I Peter 1:1-5
- "Aliens" (v1)
- The church is God's suffering people having no place of rest in this world.
- "Living Hope" (v3)
We Are Secured By the Cause and the Course of the Salvation That We Have
- God is the Cause of Our Salvation
(v2) "chosen aliens"; "chosen strangers"
(v6) "according to the foreknowledge
- The Course of Our Salvation
(v3-5) Should be Filled With A Lively Expectation of Life
"Hope" - Great Expectation
Does the course of your life reveal great expectation for life?
(v4-5) "obtain and inheritance. . . imperishable . . . protected"
Encouraged By the Contrast of Our Salvation
- Live in Contrast
Joyful in Trials
Testing Reveals and Proves the Salvation We Have Been Given
We Should Be Encouraged That We Are Not Like the World; We Are Different