February 12, 2013
1 Peter 1:9-13
V13 Therefore, preparing your minds for action and being sober-minded, set you hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ
To prepare means “to put in proper condition or readiness…” it’s an action word. Meaning that we must do something. We must participate in getting our minds ready. We must actively pursue a relationship with God and His Word so that we are ready. So that our minds are looking toward the goal and not always focused on the problems at hand. Sometimes when we only focus on the hurt we can’t see what God might be trying to show us through it. Now I’m not saying that’s easy because sometimes our hurts are big and seemingly insurmountable, but Our God is there. He is in the midst of our pain. If we are “prepared” to find Him; He will be much easier to spot through our tears!