Made To Share
Made – Part 2
January 4-5, 2020
Dr. Jeffrey Allen Love
1 Peter 3:14-17
Series Key Verse: “We are many parts of one body, and we all belong to each other.” Romans 12:5b (p.886)
- I Am Made To Share My Faith.
- Focus on Jesus.
“…So don’t worry or be afraid of their threats. Instead, you must worship Christ as Lord of your life…” 1 Peter 3:14-15 (p.936)
“…And let us run with endurance the race God has set before us. We do this by keeping our eyes on Jesus, the champion who initiates and perfects our faith…” Hebrews 12:1-2 (p.927)
- Be ready.
“And if someone asks about your Christian hope, always be ready to explain it.” 1 Peter 3:15b (p.936)
“Gently instruct those who oppose the truth. Perhaps God will change those people’s hearts, and they will learn the truth.” 2 Timothy 2:25 (p.915)
- Stay real.
“But do this in a gentle and respectful way.” 1 Peter 3:16a (p.936)
“Let your conversation be gracious and attractive so that you will have the right response for everyone.” Colossians 4:6 (p.904)
- Remember you represent Jesus.
“Keep your conscience clear. Then if people speak against you, they will be ashamed when they see what a good life you live because you belong to Christ.” 1 Peter 3:16b (p.936)
“I planted the seed in your hearts, and Apollos watered it, but it was God who made it grow.” 1 Corinthians 3:6 (p.871)
Next Step: This week I will pray for an opportunity to share my faith and I will do it.
- Is there something keeping me from following Jesus?
- What was my life like before I followed Jesus?
- What happened that made you follow Jesus?
- How has my life been different since I’ve chosen to follow Jesus?