Northwood Community Church
Sunday, January 10, 2021
Joy in Suffering, 1 Peter 1:3-9
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  • 2295 McMullen Booth Rd, Clearwater, FL 33759, USA
    Sunday 10:00 AM
Joy in Suffering
1 Peter 1:3-9, Mitchell Cruit
This text is tailored to teach us that God’s people can _______________ in _______________ because of the living _______________ they have in _______________ _______________.
I. Our Certain Hope (v. 3-5)
a. Our hope is certain because it is through the _______________ of Jesus Christ. (v. 3)
1 Peter 1:3-5 (ESV)
3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, 4 to an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, kept in heaven for you, 5 who by God's power are being guarded through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.
b. Our hope is certain because it is _______________, _______________, and _______________. (v. 4)
c. Our hope is certain because we are being _______________ for it by God’s _______________ through _______________. (v. 5)
II. Joy in Suffering (v. 6-9)
a. We rejoice in suffering because our _______________ points us _______________ our _______________. (v. 6, 8-9)
1 Peter 1:6-9 (ESV)
6 In this you rejoice, though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been grieved by various trials, 7 so that the tested genuineness of your faith—more precious than gold that perishes though it is tested by fire—may be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ. 8 Though you have not seen him, you love him. Though you do not now see him, you believe in him and rejoice with joy that is inexpressible and filled with glory, 9 obtaining the outcome of your faith, the salvation of your souls.
b. We rejoice in suffering because of what _______________ _______________ in our _______________. (v. 7)