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HOLY TO THE LORD

1 Peter 1:14,15 – As obedient children, do not be conformed to the former lusts which were yours in your ignorance, but like the Holy One who called you, be holy yourselves also in all your behavior; because it is written: “YOU SHALL BE HOLY, FOR I AM HOLY.” There are certain words that set …

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BOUNDLESS MERCY

1 Peter 1:3 – Blessed [gratefully praised and adored] be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His abundant and boundless mercy has caused us to be born again [that is, to be reborn from above—spiritually transformed, renewed, and set apart for His purpose] to an ever-living hope and confident …

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SCATTERED

1 Peter 1:1,2 – Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ,To those who reside as strangers, scattered throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, who are chosen according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, by the sanctifying work of the Spirit, to obey Jesus Christ and be sprinkled with His blood: May grace and peace …

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ECSTATIC JOY

1 Peter 1:8 – You love him passionately although you did not see him, but through believing in him you are saturated with an ecstatic joy, indescribably sublime and immersed in glory. This verse describes the experiential nature of the Christian faith. To know about the Lord alone is never enough; we have to know …

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