Harvest DNA – Part 4: Unafraid Witness.

Review / Introduction:

Your walk with Christ determines your witness for Christ!

Matthew 5:16 - In the same way, let your light shine before others so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.

1 Peter 3:15 - but in your hearts, regard 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.

Proverbs 28:1 - ...the righteous are bold as a lion.

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Three Things You Need to Know to Be a Bold Witness (1 Peter 2:11-12):

  1. Know what you are: Alien. (1 Peter 2:11a)
  2. Philippians 3:20 - But our citizenship is in heaven...

  3. Know what to fight: Your Sin. (1 Peter 2:11b)
  4. Know how to act: Honorable. (1 Peter 2:12)

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Small Group Questions (Whole Group):
1 Peter 2:11-12

  1. What is the connection between your walk with Christ and your witness for Christ? Why?

  2. How do passions wage war on your soul? Even though a believer cannot lose their salvation, how is sin still harmful to the soul?

  3. How would you instruct someone wanting to fight their "besetting" sin? 

Breakout Questions:

How, specifically / personally, do you need to "put distance" between you and your sin? Pray for each other to apply wisdom in this war on sin.