1Peter 1:3-5 ~ God's Grace is upon us and we have an inheritance that will never perish. Peter reminds us we will face trials. I think of how a blacksmith must pound at the hot iron on an anvil to mold it into shape, so too we must ne molded, and sometimes that may feel like we are being pounded. We are to take courage, keep our eyes fixed on the cross and the empty tomb and thae inheritance that awaits the faithful. His strength and grace is upon us. In Him we place our hope and trust.