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Biblical Hope in Times of Loss

Below are some Scriptures, plus links to other resources, that provide perspective and encouragement at times of loss. These verses are good texts for reading at funerals or at other times in the face of loss of various kinds.

Watch a video of Ken teaching on the subject of hope amidst loss. 

Job 14:14:

If a man dies, will he live again?

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1 Peter Study, Part 16 (at Christ Church): A Living Sacrifice

This entry is part 16 of 26 in the series 1 Peter Study (at Christ Church)

Peter continues to prepare his readers for upcoming persecution and opposition.  He encourages them to always be prepared to make a defense for the hope that is in them.  Dr. Boa expounds on this notion of turning from fear to faith and sanctifying Christ as Lord in our hearts so that the shalom within us becomes evident to others.

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1 Peter Study, Part 8 (at Christ Church): Rewriting Your Broken Story

This entry is part 8 of 26 in the series 1 Peter Study (at Christ Church)

We all have broken stories and Peter wants us to understand that we can rewrite our story.  We can imbed our story in a greater narrative that begins and ends well.  When we are a part of God’s story our life matters.  When we keep an eternal perspective we understand that the adversity and afflictions of this life will only be brief and the glory will endure.

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