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How can I witness for Christ?


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Witnessing is a vital part of the Christian life; the Bible teaches that the true believer will desire to share with others what God has done for him; read John 4:28-30,39-42 and 1 John 1:1-4.

God commands us and empowers us to be His witnesses (Matthew 4:19 and Acts 1:8). Our testimony may not always be accepted, but through the Holy Spirit we can receive power to live a victorious Christian life and serve Christ effectively; read Ephesians 5:18 and Luke 11:13.

Here are a few suggestions that might help you to 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 opportunity for witness and prepare the individual to receive the Word of life (John 16:7-11); and avoid arrogance and preachiness.

You should pray daily for the people on your prayer list and ask God for wisdom as you share Christ with them; read James 1:5, 3:17.

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37 Comments

  1. Michael says:

    thank you for all you’ve done in the name of Jesus Christ may God bless the Graham family , if you have time could you. pray for me ? may God be with you all

  2. Brenda Mumbi says:

    Would like guidance on how to witness Christ to people

    1. BGEA says:

      Hi Brenda,

      Here are some useful tools for witnessing.

      How to share your faith

      You can also write down your story of how you came to follow Christ, including any challenges you’ve lived through. Keep it short- to about 3 minutes- and then practice telling it so you’ll be prepared to share it with others.

      To share Christ with someone, you could ask them if you can pray for them. Ask them about their life story. Share your testimony. It doesn’t have to be in any particular order, it’s just like talking with a friend or with a new friend.

      God bless you!

  3. Rhonda says:

    Would love to receive material on becoming a better witness
    For Christ.

  4. Cindy says:

    I would like for you to pray that I would Be able to witnees and tell
    That I could speak up for god boldly.
    And for me to keep encouraging myself, and to put complete trust in my lord.thank you!
    God bless you…

  5. Henrietta J. Taylor says:

    I need to learn how to witness to people so that they want to serve God.

  6. Mayme combd says:

    I need to get over the fear of sharing the word

  7. Daryl Baker says:

    I want to be a better witness

  8. Xolile says:

    It is God’s desire for us to tell others about the gospel and sadly I really become ineffective at doing it because of condemnation and fear

    1. Mike says:

      I’m going through that to especially at work I’m not sure what to say there is no prompting in my spirit to say anything

  9. Lalnunthianga says:

    i have gain lots of knowledge which further helps me in my daily ministries.

  10. Deborah says:

    What if they tell you you’re a hypocrite?