1 Peter 3:15 ESV

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,

1 Peter 3:15: Can You Defend Your Hope in Christ?
All Christians know non-Christians. Whether with co-workers, spouses, parents, or acquaintances, a critical question faces us daily: How do I give a defense for my faith?
Honoring Christ as Lord: 1 Peter 3:15
When we consider the immediate and wider context of 1 Peter 3:15, there is a lot more to it than we may have seen at first.
Does 1 Peter 3:15 Support Friendship Evangelism? | CARM.org
Does 1 Peter 3:15 support Friendship Evangelism? Tony Miano provides a discussion and exegesis of 1 Peter 3:15 as it relates to Friendship Evangelism.
1 Peter 3:1516: Cleanse Your Conscience of Guilt
Guilt over sin makes quiet Christians who are full of shame. How can we cleanse our conscience so that we share more boldly?
The Great Commission for Apologetics
Paul Rezkalla gives the foundation of 1 Peter 3:15 and summarizes the three commands given in the passage for apologetics.
Make a Case for Your Hope
The way to get ready to make a case for your hope is to get hopeful. Apply yourself to settling the questions of your own heart.
Hope That Puts the World to Shame
When insulted and offended, the world expects Christians to hit back or crumble. Our rooted, gentle response speaks clearly to our faith in the only one worth fearing.
Why Would the World Ask About Your Hope?
Hope is not an add-on to Christian experience. It is impossible to be a Christian and to keep on believing that your eternity will be bleak.
Ready to Answer
We have a responsibility to those who do not know Christ to be prepared to defend the Christian faith.
Defending the Faith
With preparation, we'll be able to share our faith in a gentle, honest manner.
What Does Always Be Prepared to Make a Defense Mean? (1 Peter 3:15)
373: Always be prepared | 1 Peter 3:15
One aspect of being a follower of Jesus is that we are supposed to share our faith. This is the one thing that freaks most Christians out! Always be prepared...
1 Peter 3:15 - The Reason For The Hope | Youth Challenge Today
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...
Sermon: "Reasons for Hope," 1 Peter 3:15, Pastor MacLaren, First OPC 2/25/2018
Why has the Christian faith been so persistent over time? In spite of incredible suffering and affliction, Christian people live a different life, one inspir...
1 Peter 3:15
Instead, you must worship Christ as Lord of your life. And if someone asks about your hope as a believer , always be ready to explain it.

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