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"Concerning this salvation, the prophets who prophesied about the grace that was to be yours searched and inquired carefully, inquiring what person or time the Spirit of Christ in them was indicating when he predicted the sufferings of Christ and the subsequent glories. It was revealed to them that they were serving not themselves but you, in the things that have now been announced to you through those who preached the good news to you by the Holy Spirit sent from heaven, things into which angels long to look."  (1 Peter 1:10-12 ESV)

I'm going through my sermon notes from past years and came upon this outline of 1 Peter 1:10-12, "A Salvation Foretold", given in September, 1998, in Culpeper:  God's written revelation, the Bible, is prophetic (v. 10); Christ-centered (11); Spiritual (12-13); profound (14); and written for us (10, 12). 

The drawing above, from that Sunday's bulletin cover, was done by long-time friend and faithful sister in the Lord, Alice Kilby.  
   
A closing quote was this:  "God did not write a book and send it by messenger to be read at a distance by unaided minds. He spoke a Book and lives in His spoken words, constantly speaking His words and causing the power of them to persist across the years."  (A. W. Tozer, The Pursuit of God)







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I am glad you are keeping your sermons and past writings. They are inspirational and invigorating memories.

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