A. Ready?

1. A question we ask someone before leaving.

2. A question which is asked athletes before they start competing.

3. A question which is asked before being given a test or results from a test.

B. As Christians, Are We Ready?

Body: Mark 8: 34 - 38

I. Are You Ready To Go?

A. Matthew 28: 18 - 20

1. We are to baptize.
2. We are to teach obedience to Christ.

B. Mark 16: 15 = We are to preach the gospel.

II. Are You Ready For Every Good Work?

A. Titus 3: 1, 2

B. 2 Timothy 2: 19 - 21

1. God knows if we are His.
2. We are to be sanctified, useful, prepared for good works.

III. Are You Ready To Defend Your Hope?

A. 1 Peter 3: 15

1. God must be holy and special to us.
2. We need to be able to tell why we believe.

B. Ephesians 6: 10 - 13 = We must put on God’s armor.

IV. Are You Ready To Die?

A. Mark 8: 34 - 38

1. We must be ready to lose our life for Christ.
2. We must prepare to acknowledge Christ.

B. 2 Timothy 4: 6, 7 = We must be ready to say our time has come.


A. The Game Of Hide And Seek - "Ready or not…"

1. It involves planning and preparation.

2. It involves thought and effort.

3. It involves desire to play.

B. Are You Ready To Be A Christian?