The Bible teaches that true followers of Christ will desire to tell others about Him and what He’s done in their lives. (See John 4:28-30, 39-42 and I John 1:1-4.). Sharing with others — sometimes called witnessing since we are witnesses to Christ — is a vital part of the Christian life.
God commands us and empowers us to be His witnesses (Matthew 4:19; Acts 1:8). Your
testimony — or the story of how you came to trust in Christ — might not always be accepted, but through the Holy Spirit, you can receive power to live a victorious Christian life and serve Christ effectively. (See Ephesians 5:18 and Luke 11:13.)
Here are a few suggestions that might help you lead others to Christ: Live a consistent Christ-centered life (Matthew 5:17); be a friend and a good listener; pray that the Holy Spirit will give opportunities to share with others and prepare the individual to receive God’s Word (John 16:7-11); and avoid arrogance and preachiness. Pray
daily for the people on your prayer list and ask God for wisdom as you share Christ with them. (See James 1:5, 3:17.)
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