A Living Hope

A Living Hope: Week 1

As old hymn says: “Blessed assurance, Jesus is mine. Oh what a foretaste of glory divine. Heir of salvation; purchase of God. Born of His Spirit; washed in His blood.”

We have blessed assurance, even when world is at its worst, and even when we are beyond what we can handle.

For Christ has “given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, and into an inheritance that can never perish, spoil or fade.”

1 Peter 1:1-2

Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ,

To God’s elect, exiles scattered throughout the provinces of Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia and Bithynia, who have been chosen according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through the sanctifying work of the Spirit, to be obedient to Jesus Christ and sprinkled with his blood:

Grace and peace be yours in abundance.