The Future Is As Bright As The Promises Of God

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“This world is not my home, I’m just a passin’ through.”  Perhaps you have heard or sung these words of that old gospel song.  Peter reminds us in his first epistle not to be too comfortable on earth.  We are “strangers and pilgrims” (1 Peter 2:11), marching to Zion.  As strangers we live here, but never really become citizens.  As pilgrims we are here for only a short time.  What matters is how we live until we die or until Christ returns.

This perspective places us in conflict with the surrounding society and its values.  Christians live in a culture that makes every attempt to seduce them and to ridicule their faith.  Peter does not deny the pressures to give up the faith, but he does stress the need for continued perseverance through the resources that are available for victorious living, even in the middle of trials.  Throughout his letter there is…

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Comments on: "Strangers And Pilgrims With Purpose" (2)

  1. Very Nice! God Bless and thanks for your support!

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