SERMON NOTES (click arrow to the right to open)
Make Jesus attractive with your behavior. As a Jesus-follower, you are called to this good behavior.
To depict Jesus, you must SUBMIT.
1 Peter 2:13 & 18, 3:1 & 7 all tell us this.
1 Peter 3:15-16 says to be prepared, because this good behavior may bring questions.
To submit: to assist and accommodate others, to place yourself under another, to support them
Mutual Submission: Ephesians 5 & 6 - response to other Christians
Evangelistic Submission: 1 Peter 2:13 - response to non-believers
John 13:13-17 - however, actual response and reason is the same = reverence for Christ
1 Peter 2:23-24 - Jesus’ humble, submissive heart
There is no salvation without Jesus’ submission.
Our responsibility is to emulate it. Submit to people who don’t deserve it in situations when it might cause you harm because He did for you.
Leverage who you are and what you have to lift others up.
Wives: 1 Peter 3:1-6; Husbands: 1 Peter 3:7
It takes work to