"We hope that you SHARE your faith" AM (1 Peter 3:15-18, 1 Peter 4:7-10)
Roger Frapwell, 25th February 2018
Part of the The Five Pillars
series, taught at a Sunday Morning
We hope that you share your faith
“I pray that you may be active in sharing your faith, so that you will have a full understanding of every good thing we have in Christ” (Philemon 6 NIV)
Start with prayer
Keep yourself active
Act in faith
“salvation is found in no-one else, for there is no other name under heaven by which we must be saved” (Acts 4: 12).
Share your faith
15 but in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and respect, 16 having a good conscience, so that, when you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ may be put to shame. 17 For it is better to suffer for doing good, if that should be God's will, than for doing evil.
18 For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous for the unrighteous, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh but made alive in the spirit,
7 The end of all things is at hand; therefore be self-controlled and sober-minded for the sake of your prayers. 8 Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins. 9 Show hospitality to one another without grumbling. 10 As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God's varied grace: