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WHY WITNESS FOR JESUS?
1. Witnessing is a Biblical Command (Matthew 28:19-20)
Witnessing is a Biblical Command Matthew 28:19, 20: “Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost, teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you, and lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world.”
“For this is what the Lord has commanded us: ‘I have made you a light for the Gentiles that you may bring salvation to the ends of the earth .’” - Acts 13:47 “Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord rises upon you.”- Isaiah 60:1
2. Witnessing is our response to God’s love (2 Corinthians 5:14)
Witnessing Is the Heart’s Response to Love. “The Love of Christ constrains us. - 2 Corinthians 5:14
3. Witnessing gives joy to God’s heart (Luke 15:24)
Parables in Luke 15 : The lost sheep and the lost coin. Any time the lost is found, there is joy in heaven. Witnessing Gives Joy to God’s Heart
In the parable of the lost son, Luke 15:32 says: “But we had to celebrate and be glad because this brother of yours was dead and is alive again. He was lost and is found.”

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