Let me ask you a question right away: do you have a testimony? A testimony is usually a verbal expression or acknowledgment as a witness under oath in response to interrogation by a lawyer or by an authorized public official. When we see the word testimony used, we can go to
And they have conquered him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony, for they loved not their lives even unto death (Rev 12:11). Usually, the word ‘testimony’ is used for the law of God as given by God to Moses on Mt. Sinai.
But we are called to share our story (i.e., our testimony) to those who do not believe in Jesus—or whom the Bible calls ‘lost.’ In fact, John Kramp wrote a very compelling book called, “Out of their Faces and Into Their Shoes.” In this book, he coined a study called lostology. This is the study of being lost and what the experience can teach Christians about evangelism. The fact is, as time goes on, few Christians understand non-Christians. Sadly, many of us (yes, ‘us’—myself included) have an insider’s mentality.
Reading news outlets and listening to songs on the radio can tell us a …read more