Jesus never sinned,
so there is hope of righteousness.
Jesus was tempted,
so there is hope of sympathy.
Jesus died for sins,
so there is hope of forgiveness.
Jesus rose from the dead,
so there is hope of resurrection.
Jesus ascended into heaven,
so there is hope of intercession.
Jesus poured out his Spirit,
so there is hope of God’s presence.
Jesus is returning to make all things new,
so there is hope of life everlasting.
Jesus loves you,
so there is hope.
Today is my Sunday to pray. As I reflected on our sermon text, it struck me that Peter was mindful of the saints dispersed throughout the earth. He even named the regions to which he wrote—”Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia.”
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