Laughing Through the Tears

A Message from 1 Peter 1:1-12

Peter’s first epistle begins with an apparent contradiction. How can we “greatly rejoice” while at the same time be “distressed with trials”? How can we rejoice amidst pain? The secret of laughing through the tears comes in recognizing the privilege of salvation, the shortness of trials, and the opportunity pain provides us to glorify God.

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