I look forward to explaining this to our people.
As you look at this verse, do you have any questions or concerns you feel I should respond to in this sermon? If so, send them to me by email or post it on my Facebook page. firstname.lastname@example.org
Resources I am using as I preach through the letter of 1 Peter, and for this particular message:
Joel Green, I Peter.
Wayne Grudem, 1 Peter.
Karen Jobes, 1 Peter.
Scot McKnight, 1 Peter.
N. T. Wright, The Early Christian Letters for Everyone: James, Peter, John, and Judah.
Daniel Howard-Snyder and Paul Moser, Divine Hiddenness: New Essays. This is the book to read on the philosophical question: Why does not God show himself to us more?