Weekly Sermon
Delivered By
Dr. E. G. Sherman, Jr
Delivered On
October 29, 2017 at 10:45 AM
Subject
The Act of Witnessing
Description

Biblical Seminar 10/29/17                                   TOPIC – The Act of Witnessing                      “ For God is my witness whom I serve with my spirit in the gospel   0f his Son…” Romans 1:9  I. INTRODUCTION
A. Human history is filled with accounts of people reporting on an testifying for or against others.             B. The act of witnessing is found in both Testaments.
C. An essential type of witness is found in the New Testament; it is that of witnessing about a personal relationship with Jesus as Savior.
II. Definitions:
A. One who can give a firsthand account of something seen, heard or experienced.
B. One who testifies before a court.
III. ANALYSIS
A. Related terms: testify, witness, testimony          1. Types of Witness:                              –  Eye Witness – One who actually saw the incident when it                                                          happened                –  Summoned Witness – One who appears under court order                –  Hostile Witness ——  One who testifies under duress                –  Volunteer Witness —  One who chooses to offer information

 

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Selective   Biblical Witnesses:

1.  ( O.T. – Lev. 5:1, Ex. 20:16, Isa 6:1, Ezekiel 37:7 )
2. ( N.T. – Acts 1:8; 1:21-22, 15; I Cor. 15:5-8, Mark 8:38 )
IV. IMPLICATIONS/DISCUSSIONS        A. Do we have an obligation to witness and, if so, to whom?
B. Is the Church obligated to witness and, if so, by what methods
V. THE RELIGION WHOSE DESIGNATION IS JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES
A. Founded by Charles T. Russell in Columbus, Ohio in 1931                  B. Its official organ of publication is known as The Watchtower
C. Its Scriptural bases are Isa. 43:12, 48: 8.
VI. CHRISTIAN WITNESSING
A. About Jesus – Jo.23:17; 9….25
B. About the resurrection of Jesus – I Cor.15;8-9

VII. WHAT IS YOUR TESTIMONY OF JESUS OR WITNESS TO OTHERS ABOUT       JESUS?
AMEN

 

 

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