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? 




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




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