“Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which according to his abundant mercy hath begotten us again unto a lively hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.” (1 Peter 1:3)
Many today are casting about for hope. As we see in our text, the Christian has an “actively alive” hope for eternal life based on the resurrection of Christ from the dead. If He rose, our destiny is certain, for “now is Christ risen from the dead, and become the firstfruits of them that slept” (1 Corinthians 15:20).
A hymn of earlier years, “My Hope Is in the Lord,” aptly reminds us of this truth.
My hope is in the Lord
Who gave Himself for me,
And paid the price of all my sin
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