Is there anything in your life worth dying for? Almost 2,000 years ago, a man named Peter wrote an open letter to a group of troubled people who needed an answer to this question. They were having second thoughts about paying the high price their faith was costing.

In the following pages, Herb Vander Lugt, RBC senior research editor, helps us understand the letter God uses to encourage His children. Peter’s insights about knowing God are rich and deep. The troubles of this life truly look different when we know the God for whom we suffer.

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