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1 Peter 4:13

Dec 12, 2019   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   1 Peter, 1 Peter (written), Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), Writings  //  4 Comments

Thursday, 12 December 2019

…but rejoice to the extent that you partake of Christ’s sufferings, that when His glory is revealed, you may also be glad with exceeding joy. 1 Peter 4:13

To keep the context, the entire thought should be considered –

“Beloved, do not think it strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened to you; 13 but rejoice to the extent that you partake of Christ’s sufferings, that when His glory is revealed, you may also be glad with exceeding joy.”

In contrast to thinking it strange for a believer to face fiery trials, Peter says that they are to “rejoice.” To think something strange is to indicate a lack of understanding why something is occurring.Read the rest