Living Ready - Part 2

Living Ready - Part 2

Selected by the Father
Sprinkled by the Son
Sealed by the Holy Spirit Ephesians 1:1-8

Sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you, yet with gentleness and reverence 1 Peter 3:15

4 Propositions

  • God exists

  • God is all powerful

  • God is all-good

  • Evil exists

What many believe!

  • The Church is an organized religion with a political agenda.

  • The Church is judgmental and negative.

  • The Church is dominated by males and oppresses females.

  • The Church is homophobic.

  • The Church arrogantly claims all other religions are wrong.

  • The Church is full of fundamentalists who take the whole Bible literally.

“Sanctify Christ as Lord in your heart”

  • Be ready to prove zealous for what is good.

  • Be ready to suffer for the sake of righteousness.

  • Be ready to be bold and fearless in the face of their rejection.

  • Be ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you.

  • Re ready, stay filled with the Holy Spirit, so you will answer with gentleness and reverence.

  • Be ready to “keep a good conscience.”