Contributed by Geoffrey Foot on Jan 31, 2017
The first letter of Peter takes your breath away as he relates to the wonderful gift God has given us in His Son that we are children of God and inheritors of the kingdom of heaven. Andersen relates how God in Christ gives us a totally new view on life.
St Peter and Hans Christian Andersen
1 Peter 1:3-12
There are few passages in the NT where more of the great fundamental Christian ideas come together than in this passage of St Peter.
It begins with a doxology to God--but a doxology with a difference. For a Jew the commonest of all beginnings