Our Inexpressible Joy

I Peter 1:1-9

Pew Bible Pg. 983

 

 

I.  We are to see ourselves as elect exiles.                                                                        vs. 1

   

    A.  We are to be in the world, not conformed to it.                                              Rom. 12:1-2

 

    B.  We are being sanctified by the Holy Spirit.                                                              vs. 2

 

 

II.  God has caused us to be born again to a living hope.                                                     vs. 3

 

    A.  The inheritance of our salvation is immeasurable.                                                      vs. 4

 

    B.  The trials we endure are for his praise and glory.                                                   vs. 6-7

 

 

III.  Genuine faith produces love and joy.                                                                           vs. 8

 

    A.  Our love for Jesus will bring us through any adversity.                                    Heb. 12:1-3

 

    B.  Our joy in Jesus is beyond what we can express. 

 

 

What is the source of my greatest joy in life? 

 

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If it is not salvation in Jesus, then what is it?

 

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Do I have genuine faith?  Am I sharing my faith genuinely?

 

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