Witnessing, Approaches To
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As He was getting into the boat, the man who had been demon-possessed was imploring Him that he might accompany Him.
But the man from whom the demons had gone out was begging Him that he might accompany Him; but He sent him away, saying,
Now Naaman, captain of the army of the king of Aram, was a great man with his master, and highly respected, because by him the LORD had given victory to Aram. The man was also a valiant warrior, but he was a leper.
One of the two who heard John speak and followed Him, was Andrew, Simon Peter's brother.
There came a woman of Samaria to draw water. Jesus said to her, "Give Me a drink."
Philip ran up and heard him reading Isaiah the prophet, and said, "Do you understand what you are reading?"
And every day, in the temple and from house to house, they kept right on teaching and preaching Jesus as the Christ.
And on the Sabbath day we went outside the gate to a riverside, where we were supposing that there would be a place of prayer; and we sat down and began speaking to the women who had assembled.
And he entered the synagogue and continued speaking out boldly for three months, reasoning and persuading them about the kingdom of God.
"I am a Jew, born in Tarsus of Cilicia, but brought up in this city, educated under Gamaliel, strictly according to the law of our fathers, being zealous for God just as you all are today.
He was oppressed and He was afflicted, Yet He did not open His mouth; Like a lamb that is led to slaughter, And like a sheep that is silent before its shearers, So He did not open His mouth.
Now when they had traveled through Amphipolis and Apollonia, they came to Thessalonica, where there was a synagogue of the Jews.
But if all prophesy, and an unbeliever or an ungifted man enters, he is convicted by all, he is called to account by all;
Let your speech always be with grace, as though seasoned with salt, so that you will know how you should respond to each person.
Therefore the neighbors, and those who previously saw him as a beggar, were saying, "Is not this the one who used to sit and beg?"
but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you, yet with gentleness and reverence;
but these have been written so that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing you may have life in His name.
Inasmuch as many have undertaken to compile an account of the things accomplished among us,
"Let your light shine before men in such a way that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.
In the same way, you wives, be submissive to your own husbands so that even if any of them are disobedient to the word, they may be won without a word by the behavior of their wives,
Now when Jesus was in Bethany, at the home of Simon the leper,
While He was in Bethany at the home of Simon the leper, and reclining at the table, there came a woman with an alabaster vial of very costly perfume of pure nard; and she broke the vial and poured it over His head.
Now one of the Pharisees was requesting Him to dine with him, and He entered the Pharisee's house and reclined at the table.
Jesus, therefore, six days before the Passover, came to Bethany where Lazarus was, whom Jesus had raised from the dead.
Looking at him, Jesus felt a love for him and said to him, "One thing you lack: go and sell all you possess and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow Me."
Some, to be sure, are preaching Christ even from envy and strife, but some also from good will;
Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God were making an appeal through us; we beg you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God.
"Now as for you, son of man, I have appointed you a watchman for the house of Israel; so you will hear a message from My mouth and give them warning from Me.
and pray on my behalf, that utterance may be given to me in the opening of my mouth, to make known with boldness the mystery of the gospel,
Agrippa said to Paul, "You are permitted to speak for yourself." Then Paul stretched out his hand and proceeded to make his defense:
that I may make it clear in the way I ought to speak.
- Approaches (30 instances)