Born Again to a Living Hope
3Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, 4to an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, kept in heaven for you, 5who by God's power are being guarded through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time. 6In this you rejoice, though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been grieved by various trials, 7so that the tested genuineness of your faith—more precious than gold that perishes though it is tested by fire—may be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ. 8Though you have not seen him, you love him. Though you do not now see him, you believe in him and rejoice with joy that is inexpressible and filled with glory, 9obtaining the outcome of your faith, the salvation of your souls.
10Concerning this salvation, the prophets who prophesied about the grace that was to be yours searched and inquired carefully, 11inquiring what person or time the Spirit of Christ in them was indicating when he predicted the sufferings of Christ and the subsequent glories. 12It was revealed to them that they were serving not themselves but you, in the things that have now been announced to you through those who preached the good news to you by the Holy Spirit sent from heaven, things into which angels long to look.
The Living and Abiding Word1 Peter 1:24-25 Sermon • 25:07 • ID: 3443
Good Grief1 Peter 1:6 Sermon • 39:35 • ID: 3290
A Hope That Stands the Test of Time1 Peter 1:3-5 Sermon • Includes Transcript • 36:29 • ID: 2736
On Being a Pastor — Part Three1 Peter 1:3-12 Sermon • 55:28 • ID: GS706
Hope1 Peter 1:3-5 Sermon • 45:45 • ID: 2327
The Wonder of Salvation1 Peter 1:10-12 Sermon • 28:37 • ID: 1876
Your Mind Matters1 Peter 1:13 Sermon • 25:39 • ID: 0507
Resident Aliens1 Peter 1:17-25 Sermon • 38:32 • ID: 1463
“Concerning This Salvation…”1 Peter 1:10-16 Sermon • 34:32 • ID: 1461
A Living Hope — Part Two1 Peter 1:3-9 Sermon • 35:18 • ID: 1458
Standing Firm in Shaky Times, Volume 11 Peter 1:1-25, 1 Peter 2:1-10 Series • ID: 16001
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