New and Living Hope!

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,
who according to His great mercy has caused us to be born again
to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,
-1Pe1:3

Father, help us to remember this living hope we have in the person of Your Son Jesus Christ our Lord.

to obtain an inheritance which is imperishable and undefiled and will not fade away, reserved in heaven for you, -1Pe1:4

Jesus, please help us receive, plant and cherish this imperishable seed of hope from Your resurrection in our hearts.

who are protected by the power of God through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time. -1Pe1:5

Father, keep us by the power of Your Holy Spirit through faith for salvation.

In this you greatly rejoice, even though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been distressed by various trials, -1Pe1:6

Thank You Lord Jesus that You keep us steadfast in all our trials.

so that the proof of your faith, being more precious than gold which is perishable, even though tested by fire, may be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ; -1Pe1:7

Lord, let our faith result in praise, glory and honor to Jesus Christ.

and though you have not seen Him, you love Him, and though you do not see Him now, but believe in Him, you greatly rejoice with joy inexpressible and full of glory, -1Pe1:8

Jesus, thank You for the great joy that comes from believing in You.

obtaining as the outcome of your faith the salvation of your souls. -1Pe1:9

Jesus, thank You for carrying us through to the salvation of our souls.

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1 Peter 1:8 AMP … Without having seen Him, you love Him; though you do not [even] now see Him, you believe in Him and exult and thrill with inexpressible and glorious (triumphant, heavenly) joy.

Jesus, thank You for the unspeakable and glorious(triumphant, divine) joy You fill me with as I believe in You. Thank You for the new and living hope provided in Your resurrection. You Jesus Christ are risen! You are risen indeed!

Now thanks be to God for His Gift, [precious] beyond telling [His indescribable, inexpressible, free Gift]! -2Co9:15 AMP

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