“What will it profit them to gain the whole world and forfeit their life?” These words that Peter personally heard from Jesus are echoed here in today’s reading. (Cf. Mark 8:36.) The chapter stirs a call to holiness in us, as we conclude our reflections on 1 and 2 Peter.
What do you do in your life that has value beyond physical permanency? What are the priceless spiritual features about you that are not destroyed by fire, but rather purified by it? You can take these qualities with you into eternal life.
I read the following on a bumper sticker: Some who put off their salvation until the 11th hour, find that they are dead at 10:30 PM!
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Example: Spotless, blameless and in peace v. 14
Thursdays are dedicated to the letters of Paul, other letters,
the Book of Acts, and the Book of Revelation.
In the seasons of Advent through Epiphany this year,
we read the letters of Peter.
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