Witnessing—found 191 times in 167 verses
Variations: witness, witnessed, witnesses, witnesseth, witnessing
Defined: To witness can mean to see or know by personal presence, but this study will emphasize the idea of bearing testimony.
First usage: Genesis 21:30 (witness)
Last usage: Revelation 20:4 (witness)
Interesting fact: The Bible testifies of a man in hell who had a strong desire that someone would go to his five living brethren and testify to them concerning the truth (Luke 16:28). Unfortunately, it is far too late for those in hell who might desire to see others saved. They cannot help the lost who are yet living. Only a living witness still has opportunity to assist those in need of the Saviour.
Bible study tip: The scripture sometimes uses various names to identify a person or place. For example, the Bible refers to the sea of Galilee as the sea of Tiberias (John 6:1). Sometimes names are changed because of time. At other times, one place or person can be called by two or more names at the same time. Still yet, there are times that someone or something is called by a name merely to make a point. For example, Simon Peter was called Satan to make a point (Mark 8:33). The reader must always consider the context when seeking to determine the purpose of such uses.
Sunday, Day 351—Church Day (no devotional)
Monday, Day 352—Who Is a Witness?
Tuesday, Day 353—To What Should We Give Witness?
Wednesday, Day 354—Church Night (no devotional)
Thursday, Day 355—The Purpose of Power
Friday, Day 356—To Whom Should We Witness?
Saturday, Day 357—The Natural Effect of Faith
Day 351: Church Day
Romans 1:16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.