Our witness for Christ should reflect a grateful heart—a sincere desire to share salvation’s blessings with others.
If we shrink from giving a word of testimony, let’s ask God to give us the desire to speak out for Him. Lead me to some soul today; O teach me, Lord, just what to say.
Friends of mine are lost in sin And cannot find their way.
—Houghton If you know Christ, you’ll want others to know Him too.
So, when he discovered an exquisite violin on one of his trips, he wasn’t able to buy it.
Later, having raised enough money to meet the asking price, he returned to the seller, hoping to purchase that beautiful instrument.
Acts -14 Going Away By Dave Branon Luke -53 They worshiped Him, and returned to Jerusalem with great joy.
Instead of being downcast because He had gone away, the disciples responded with renewed purpose. They joyfully returned to Jerusalem, where they prayed (Acts -14). —Mark Fritz Kreisler (1875-1962), the world-famous violinist, earned a fortune with his concerts and compositions, but he generously gave most of it away. Grounds Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature.But to his great dismay it had been sold to a collector.Kreisler made his way to the new owner’s home and offered to buy the violin.
Jesus spoke about the coming of the Holy Spirit (Luke ), and He told them that it would be their task to be His witnesses. Luke said that Jesus led His disciples to Bethany (v.50), and as He was blessing them He was “carried up into heaven” (v.51).