February 2, 2024
“You are being protected by God’s power through faith for a salvation that is ready to be revealed in the last time. You rejoice in this, though now for a short time you have had to struggle in various trials so that the genuineness of your faith – more valuable than gold, which perishes though refined by fire – may result in praise, glory, and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ” (1 Peter 1:5-7, HCSB).
In this passage is found the word genuineness. Peter is referring to a person’s belief in God when referring to the “genuineness of your faith.” This includes a person’...