We Become Born Again

VERSE OF THE DAY.1 Peter 1:3 (New Living Translation).Share Audio.All praise to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. It is by his great mercy that we have been born again, because God raised Jesus Christ from the dead. Now we live with great expectation,.All glory and praise to God the Father yes our Lord Jesus Christ It is by his great mercy that we have been born again, made formally new in flesh because God raised Jesus Christ from the dead. Now we live with great expectation, free of sin and by spirit not worldly and flesh desires.3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which according to his abundant amercy hath bbegotten us again unto a clively dhope by the resurrection of eJesus Christ from the dead, … 5 Who are kept by the apower of God through bfaith unto salvation cready to be revealed in the last time.What Does 1 Peter 1:3 Mean? ►.Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! By his great mercy he gave us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,.1 Peter 1:3(NET).Verse Thoughts.The God and Father of Jesus Christ is deserving of our thankful praise and eternal worship for His overflowing grace and His abundant mercy. He is FATHER with respect to Christ’s divinity and He is GOD regarding the humanity of our Lord Jesus and how we bless His wonderful name. This is my Father – and this is your Father. This is my God – and your God.Our praises stream back to the cruel cross and the Lamb, slain from the foundation of the world and our hallelujahs fly forwards to the glories set before us and our eternal home, for we are redeemed by His blood, born anew by grace through faith and resurrected with new life in Him.It is a great and a glorious hope. It is a certain hope and positive hope – a hope anchored on God’s unchangeable promises and steadfast name. Though we delight in John as the apostle of love and Paul as our chief apostle of faith, we identify Simon Peter, as our great apostle of hope.Today we are strangers in a hostile world and sojourners in a place that is passing away, but our hope is securely grounded on Christ Who is our chief apostle and our great high priest.Let us live upright and godly lives in this present age as we wait for that blessed hope, the appearing of the glory of our great God and Saviour Jesus Christ, in Whom we trust.My Prayer.Dear God and Father how we worship You for Your overflowing grace and abundant mercy.Source: https://dailyverse. knowing-jesus. com/1-peter-1-3.What does 1 Peter 1:3 mean?Peter shows us an appropriate response to God’s great mercy to us: praise. Specifically, he blesses God the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. God is one being, in three persons. Peter’s letter will reveal some of the distinctions between Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. In this case, he praises the Father while acknowledging Christ as our Lord.Peter blesses God for His mercy. As we have seen already in verse 2, God has chosen us, sanctifies us, and gives us great purpose. All of this happens without our ever needing to earn any recognition from Him. This is “grace,” which is when someone gives something positive the other person does not deserve. “Mercy” is when someone withholds a negative consequence another deserves.Instead of the punishment we deserve, God gave us something we could never have purchased or earned: He caused us to be born again. This is the very thing Jesus told Nicodemus must happen for anyone to see the kingdom of God (John 3). Specifically, God caused us to be born again into a living hope, through the resurrection of Jesus from the dead.It’s one thing to hope we will be saved, to yearn for life after death. Jesus proved that this hope is not a fantasy. He died, then showed Himself alive to many witnesses. Our faith is not a wish for a better world. The reason for our hope in an eternity with the Father is that our Lord is alive. Because He lives, those who believe in Him will also be resurrected.Bless God for His great mercy!Context Summary.1 Peter 1:3–12 is one of the most loved passages in all of Scripture. It begins as a blessing to God, but also describes how incredibly He has blessed us in Christ. Because Jesus has risen from the dead, our hope is not a wish—it is as alive as He is. Our inheritance as God’s children is eternal, full of glory, and secured forever. Even in our suffering, we have every reason to rejoice. The mystery of God’s plan has been revealed to us in Christ. We are being saved!Chapter Context.Peter, the apostle of Jesus, writes a letter to Christians facing persecution to comfort them with the truth of who they are in Christ—children of God with every reason to rejoice in their salvation and future glory in eternity. Next, he urges them to live like the holy ones of God they already are by obeying God now, loving each other earnestly, and placing all of their hope in the endless life to come

Author: J. Palmer

Living under the wings of God and the angels around me keeping me going and safe. Sharing the love of Christ.

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