We have a living hope:
I. Which Embraces. . .
A. the assurance of an incorruptible inheritance (v. 4).
B. a redemption purchased with a price of imperishable value (v. 18).
C. a life begotten of incorruptible seed (v. 23).
II. Which is Contrasted with . . .
A. heaviness of sprit, which is for a season (v. 6).
B. silver and gold, which perisheth (v. 18).
C. the glory of man, which falleth away (v. 24).
III. Which Demands of Those Begotten Again . . .
A. that they should greatly rejoice (v. 6).
B. that they should be sober (v. 13).
C. that they should love one another fervently (v. 22).