1 Peter (Program #27) – The Mighty Hand of God and Its Goal (2)
1 Peter is a book written with a specific view to God’s governmental dealing with His people. It also lays out very clearly as God’s people we should expect sufferings and persecution from time to time in our Christian life.
But Peter did not just leave us with a sober realization that God will measure to us sufferings and trying circumstances in order to discipline us. Actually the book opens with and concludes with grace. In fact all throughout the book Peter encourages the believers with grace, not a superficial religious expression but marvelous expressions that convey to us four divine acts of grace to be our supply, our strength and our empowering, to be kept in perfect peace regardless of the outward situation we are faced with.