Living Hope, Glorified Joy - 1 Peter 1:3-9
Introduction: Overcome Despondency as You Lift Your Eyes
What is Our Great Hope? (vv. 4, 5, 7)
What Secures Our Great Hope? (v.3)
How Do We Get There? (vv.5-7)
What Does Living Hope Look Like Now? (vv.8-9)
Application: Overflow Deeply as You Love Your Savior
O Father, thank you for causing us to be born again to a living hope by your mercy. Thank you for promising that we will be with you face to face one day to spend eternity in imperishable, undefiled, and unfading glory. Help us live by faith now in the midst of testing trials. And help us love and rejoice in Jesus Christ our Savior with glorified joy until the day our faith becomes sight.