— Witnesses for Jesus in the Bible

Andrew — (John 1:35-42) — Andrew first told .

Peter — (Acts 2:22-24) — Peter, at first, was weak in his faith in Jesus, and even denied him. But a short time later, with Jesus' Spirit within him, his witness for Jesus was bold. In verse 22, he witnessed to Jesus' , in verse 23, to Jesus' , and in verse 24 to Jesus' .

Stephen — (Acts 7:51-60) — Stephen was a witness for Jesus even though his enemies him.

Philip — (Acts 8:26-35) — Philip simply helped the man understand what he was reading and share the Good News of .

Paul — (Acts 21:37-23:11) Verses 21:37-22:5, and 22:6-16, and 22:17-26, and 22:27-23:5, and Acts 23:6-11) — Paul shared his Christian story even at the risk of being .


— A Witness of what?

Paul (Saul) was a witness to what Christ had done in his life? (Acts 22:6-11.) If you are a believer in Jesus, you have your story the same as Paul had his story. Write out in one sentance what God has done in your life.

Peter and John could not help but (Acts 4:18-20) .

(The story of what God has done in your life, whether a one time event or your salvation experience, it is all your Christian testimony.)


— A Witness by What?

Jesus' last words to His disciples: (Matthew 28:18-20) "I am with you ." And also: (Acts 1:8) ". . . You will receive . . ."


— A Witness for Whom?

Read 2 Corinthians 5:17-21. According to verse 20, we are Christ's . God is making His appeal to the world through . As in a court room, God is using us as His only witnesses.


— A Witness to the Good News

God Loves You —
God loved the world so much that he gave his one and only . . ." John 3:16 (NirV®)

You Have Sinned Against God —
"Everyone has . No one measures up to God's glory." Romans 3:23 (NirV®)

Sin Separated You From God —
". . . your sins have separated you from your . . ." Isaiah 59:2 (NirV®)

Jesus Paid the Penalty You Deserve —
". . . While we were still sinners, Christ for us." Romans 5:8 (NirV®)

Sin Must be Confessed to Jesus —
". . . If we admit we have sinned, he will us our sins. He will forgive every wrong thing we have done. He will make us pure." 1 John 1:9 NirV®)


Always on the Witness Stand

( 1 Peter 3:15) "But in your revere Christ as . Always be to give an answer to who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect,"



1. How does it make you feel to be a witness for God?

2. Write down here, and on a piece of paper, the first names (or initials) of people you would like to be a witness to. Now commit to pray for them every day. Ask God to give you opportunities to be a witness for Him.

3. It's important to start at the beginning. Write out the first truth of a witness to the Good News and, from your Bible, the verse that goes with it.


Lesson Conclusions #6 Final


Memory Verse

“But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you;
and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem,
and in all Judea and Samaria,
and to the ends of the earth.”

Acts 1:8


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With six lessons finished and only number seven to go, it may take a step of faith to tackle Living by Faith in Jesus Christ. I will be praying for you. — John


6 – A Life of Witness for Jesus Christ

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