I PETER 1:3-9
- By His mercy, God caused us to be born to a living hope (v.3).
- Why is it so important to know that our hope comes from God’s mercy?
- How empty would salvation be without the joy that comes from a living hope?
- The means by which we were born to a living hope was the resurrection (v.3).
- Where is the anchor of our salvation (Hebrews 6:19) firmly held?
- What do we need to do so that our hope in the resurrection is more firm?
- Our birth to a living hope allows an amazing, well-guarded inheritance (v.4-5).
- How amazing is the inheritance for which we hope?
- What is it about the inheritance that is being guarded?
- Why is it important that our hope trusts in the perfect timing of God?
- Our living hope allows us to rejoice through refining trials (v.6-7).
- How can hope allow us to rejoice through various trials?
- What is the outcome of our faith that has been tested and refined?
- Our living hope allows us the inexpressible joy of seeing Christ (v.8-9).
- How can we develop a hope that loves our unseen Savior more intensely?
- What can you do so that others would describe your joy as being inexpressible
Call to Action: To do those things that will strengthen our living hope.