Ever read something that left you inspired? Something so profound that it lifted you in unexpected ways. Happened to me recently, though I’m somewhat embarrassed to admit it.
You see, as a pastor, I should not be taken aback by reading a book of the Bible, after-all, it’s profound teaching should be a continual source of inspiration. But recently I was especially struck by the book of 1 Peter.
I was moved by the power of Peter’s arguments, especially in the context of the 1st century world. Christians, then known as People of the Way, were beginning to experience persecution. What struck me most is how Peter’s words for them are such timely words for us today.
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