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I Am Christian

A study of the characteristics and attributes of a Christian

Lesson 1

June 1, 2020 • Bishop Bob Sharp • Colossians 1:27, Acts 11:26

When asked what we are, what do we Answer. Often we say I am a Christian. This is a generic term defining a particular belief. But there are many others. Scriptures: Acts 11:26; 1 Peter 4:16; Matthew 4:18-19; John 14:12 & 26; Acts 1:8 Matthew 10:7; Luke 10:19; 1 Corinthians 3:2; Hebrews 5:12; Colossians 1:27

Lesson 2

June 2, 2020 • Bishop Bob Sharp • Luke 10:19, 2 Timothy 2:20–21

Lesson 1 we discovered that the word Christian is Christianos in Greek. The true interpretation of this is Anointed ones. So, in declaring we are a Christian we are stating that we are Anointed. Wouldn’t it be wonderful today if we were called “The Anointed Ones”. Scriptures: Luke 10:19; Romans 8:29-31; 2 Corinthians 3:17-18; Philippians 3:13-14 Romans 7:15-25, 8:1-2; Isaiah 61:1; John 8:36; 1 Peter 1:7-8; 2 Timothy 2:20-21

Lesson 3

June 3, 2020 • Bishop Bob Sharp • 1 John 4:1–2, James 2:14–18

We have heard a lot about “Fake News”. The Bible warns us about “Fake Christians”. So how do we determine who is truly a Child of God? We will know a true Christian by their Spirit (Anointing). Scriptures: 1 John 4:1-2; Romans 8:16; 1 Corinthians 12:10; 2 Corinthians 5:17 2 Corinthians 6:14-18; Romans 6:1-2; Romans 13:14; Galatians 5:16 & 19-25 Hebrews 12:1; John 13:34-35; Ephesians 4:32; Colossians 3:12-14; Hebrews 13:1 Ephesians 2:10; Matthew 5:16; James 2:14-18

Lesson 4

June 4, 2020 • Bishop Bob Sharp • Acts 2:38, Galatians 5:22–25, 1 Corinthians 13:13

Bearing fruit...having the gifts active in your life daily. Scriptures: Acts 2:38; Romans 12:6-8; 1 Corinthians 12:4-11; 1 Peter 4:10; Matthew 7:17-20 Galatians 5:22-25; Ephesians 4:1-3 NIV; 2 Timothy 1:7; 2 Peter 1:5-7; Colossians 1:10 1 Corinthians 13:13

Lesson 5

June 5, 2020 • Bishop Bob Sharp • Ephesians 4:1, Romans 12:1–3

A slave to the Master. Meaning that we are surrender completely and totally to Jesus. Jesus is become our source, strength, rock, our God that we trust in. We do not own any rights to the song read "a prisoner of love" Scriptures: Ephesians 4:1; Philemon 1:10-16; Mark 10:42-44 ESV; 1 Corinthians 4:1 NIV John 13:4-9; Exodus 21:5-6; 1 Peter 5:1-3; Romans 12:1-3