Why?

      
Are you prepared to defend your hope in Jesus Christ? Why do you follow Jesus? This question can be the perfect opportunity to share our faith.

Sermon Scripture and Outline

Sermon Scripture - 1 Peter 3:13-22

Be Prepared
  • Luke 12:11-12
Good News
  • Acts 2
  • Joel 2:32
  • Romans 1:16
One Gospel
  • Isaiah 45:22
  • Psalm 118:19-22
Conclusion
  • Isaiah 6:5
  • Revelation 21:1-5

Discussion Questions

  1. What question(s) do you have about the Bible/gospel? How do you handle the questions you have?
  2. Could you sum up the gospel in one or two sentences? If yes, how could you use this summary to share your faith?
  3. Read Luke 12:11-12. Does this passage give you confidence or do you feel more pressure about sharing your faith? What does Jesus mean in this passage?
  4. What is the purpose of Peter consistently pointing his readers back to the OT? What implication does this have for how we should view scripture (both the OT and the NT)?
  5. Read Revelation 21:1-4. What excites you most about this vision of the new heaven and new earth?
  6. What is something the Lord has been teaching you this week?