Joy is not:
How are we going after joy?
- Focus on Then and There, not Here and Now (1 Peter 1:3-5)
- Focus on the Purpose of our trials, not the Pain of our trials (1 Peter 1:6-7)
- Trials Don't last
- Trials Serve a purpose
- Trials Remind us of our dependence on God
- Trials Come in many forms
- Trials Prove faith
- Focus on the Relationship with Christ, not a Religion for Christ (1 Peter 1:8-9)
But what about the trials?
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Small Group Questions (Whole Group):
Read 1 Peter 1:3-9
Pray for one another.