Text: 1 Peter 1:1-2 Readings: Genesis 1:1-5; 1 Peter 1:1-11; Heidelberg Catechism Lordâ€™s Day 8 August 17, 2014 â€¢ Download this sermon (PDF) Introduction Congregation of Christ: The doctrine of the Trinity is foundational to the Christian faith. But it is also very deep that the history of the churchâ€”even todayâ€”is marked by controversies […]
God’s people are holy not only because of their godliness and righteousness, but also because they are separated and distinguished from unbelievers in their doctrine, worship and life.
This is the good news for you: that not only are you united to him in his suffering and dying unjustly for your sin, but also in his glorious resurrection. This is your hope as you continue in your pilgrimage in this perishing world of pain and persecution.