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random thoughts…

Wherefore having girded up the loins of your mind, being sober, hope perfectly upon the grace that is being brought to you in the revelation of Jesus Christ…

via 1 Peter 1:13 YLT

hey fellow bereans, check this out. you probably heard this verse a dozen times,& it sounded something like this…

…set your hope fully on the grace to be given you when Jesus Christ is revealed.

that sounds like a future event, right?  but get this… there’s a ‘present passive participle’ in there…

Present passive participles…  refer to an activity which is currently taking place or which repeatedly takes place

via alphadictionary.com.

so now it sounds like a current event, now, today…  that’s a whole different meaning.   if i’m gonna set my hope on something, & i think it ain’t gonna arrive til some distant future date… that would be a tad discouraging.

but this promise is for today!

don’t take my word for it, check it out for yourselves…

1 Pet 1:13 commands us to “completely hope on the grace now being brought in revelation of Jesus Christ.”

The following is a fuller expanded rendering of the Greek text…

completely hope on the grace being carried along to you, in revelation, concerning Jesus Christ.

via concordances.org.

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About kiwi in perth

god is good. :) really really good. my name is al; god called me to leadership & this is my journey.
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