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Season 3 Episode 49 This podcast is based from
1 Peter 1:3 -- ESV "Blessed 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,
KJV 1Pe 1:3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which according to his abundant mercy hath begotten us again unto a lively hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.
I cover five points: 1) The Living Hope and Peter's Doxology 2) The Living Hope and Our Savior's Identity 3) The Living Hope and the Greatness of God's Mercy 4) The Living Hope and Family (New Birth) 5) The Living Hope and Vitality (living hope). The context of this passage is critically important to understanding the practical moment by moment living hope we have through the resurrected life of the Lord Jesus Christ. Peter is writing to believers who are experiencing great intense trials in the every day moments of their lives and he is assuring them of the practical blessed living hope there is in Christ in every sphere of living. He is assuring them of living hope personally, living hope in the family (marriage and parenting), living hope in the community, living hope in the church family, living hope in the light of Christ's coming in the days when "...evil men and seducers shall wax worse and worse, deceiving, and being deceived (2 Tim 3:13).
Here are the verses that give the extended context: 1Pe 1:1 Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the strangers scattered throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, 1Pe 1:2 Elect according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through sanctification of the Spirit, unto obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ: Grace unto you, and peace, be multiplied. 1Pe 1:3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which according to his abundant mercy hath begotten us again unto a lively hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, 1 Pe 1:4 To an inheritance incorruptible, and undefiled, and that fadeth not away, reserved in heaven for you, 1Pe 1:5 Who are kept by the power of God through faith unto salvation ready to be revealed in the last time. 1Pe 1:6 Wherein ye greatly rejoice, though now for a season, if need be, ye are in heaviness through manifold temptations: 1Pe 1:7 That the trial of your faith, being much more precious than of gold that perisheth, though it be tried with fire, might be found unto praise and honour and glory at the appearing of Jesus Christ: 1Pe 1:8 Whom having not seen, ye love; in whom, though now ye see him not, yet believing, ye rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory:
We just celebrated Resurrection Sunday this past Sunday as we gathered for Worship. This podcast came about as a result of my reflecting and prayerfully meditating on the practical application of the LIVING HOPE WE HAVE THROUGH THE RESURRECTION OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST. I begin the podcast with prayer based on Ephesians 1 That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give unto you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him: The eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that ye may know what is the hope of his calling, and what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints,--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/randy-cook/message