The angle said to them, “Don’t be afraid! I have goods news for a message that will fill everyone with joy. Today your Savior, Christ the Lord, was born…
That inheritance is kept in heaven for you, since you are guarded by god’s power through faith for a salvation that is ready to be revealed at the end of time.
You are extremely happy about these things, even though you have to suffer different kinds of trouble for a little while now.
Although you have never seen Christ, you love him. You don’t see him now, but you believe in him. You are extremely happy with joy and praise that can hardly be expressed in words as you obtain the salvation that is that goal of your faith.
1Peter 1:4b-6, 8-9
May god, the source of hope, fill you with joy and peace through your faith in him. Then you will overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.
God can guard you so that you don’t fall and so that you can be full of joy as you stand in his glorious presence without fault.