Sunday, August 28, 2016
WHY? WHY PREPARE?
—Mike Teel, Pastor
Mark 1:17 (NKJV)…Then Jesus said to them, “Follow Me, and I will make you become fishers of men.”
I Peter 3:14-15 14 But even if you should suffer for what is right, you are blessed. “Do not fear their threats; do not be frightened.” 15 But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. ALWAYS BE PREPARED to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect
1. GIVES US CONFIDENCE
II Timothy 2:10-15 (KJV)
II Timothy 3:16-17
2. GET US READY FOR THE BATTLE
I Peter 5:8
HOW CAN WE PREPARE?
ROMANS ROAD TO SALVATION:
1. ALL ARE SINNERS (page ______)
Romans 3:23... For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;
2. SIN'S COST AND GOD'S GIFT (page _______)
Romans 6:23... For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.
3. PURCHASE PRICE OF THE GIFT (page ______)
Romans 5:8... But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.
4. GIFTS RECEIVED BY FAITH (page______)
Romans 10:9-10... 9 If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. 10 For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you profess your faith and are saved.
5. ASK NOW (page______)
Romans 10:13... Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.
LIVE IT OUT
What has God said to you about the gift of eternal life?
What kind of faith do you have?
Will you begin to prepare to share the gospel at least once in the next 13 weeks?