Crosswalk.com aims to offer the most compelling biblically-based content to Christians on their walk with Jesus. Crosswalk.com is your online destination for all areas of Christian Living – faith, family, fun, and community. Each category is further divided into areas important to you and your Christian faith including Bible study, daily devotions, marriage, parenting, movie reviews, music, news, and more.

Intersection of Life and Faith

<< Greg Laurie Daily Devotions

A Testimony Worth Sharing - Greg Laurie Daily Devotion - September 22, 2017

  • 2017 Sep 22
  • COMMENTS

A Testimony Worth Sharing

“One thing I know: that though I was blind, now I see.” - (John 9:25)

Years ago I knew someone who hadn’t lived all that wickedly, but she would hear the remarkable testimonies of other believers who had all of kinds of problems and issues and then had come to Christ. She said to me, “I need a more dramatic testimony. I’m going to go back out into the world again and do some of those things so I have a better testimony.”

She never came back.

Sometimes we hear the testimonies of Christians who came from a radical background, and we think, “Now, that is a testimony! I wish I had a story like that.” Maybe they were drug addicts or alcoholics or gang members or people of certain notoriety. But they came to faith in Christ and their lives literally changed overnight.

Someone may think, “My story is kind of boring. I have a wimpy testimony. I became a Christian when I was seven years old in Sunday school, when my teacher told me that Jesus loved me. That isn’t a very good testimony.”

You might feel the same way. Maybe you’ve thought, “I don’t know that God has done all that much for me.”

But we need to keep one simple thing in mind: We all essentially have the same testimony. We all were sinners separated from God. One day we realized that we needed the Savior. We turned from our sin, put our faith in Him, and were reconciled to God through what Jesus did for us at the cross. We were going to Hell, and now we are going to Heaven. That is our testimony.

We all have different temperaments and come to faith in different ways. Some have great emotional experiences when they come to Christ. Others feel absolutely nothing. But everyone has a testimony that is worth sharing.

Social Media summary: Dramatic or not, your testimony as a Christian is worthwhile.

Copyright © 2017 by Harvest Ministries. All rights reserved.

For more relevant and biblical teaching from Pastor Greg Laurie, go to www.harvest.org
and
Listen to Greg Laurie's daily broadcast on OnePlace.com.

Watch Greg Laurie's weekly television broadcast on LightSource.com.

SPECIAL OFFER

Share the gospel in your local movie theater!

Get your tickets and take a friend to Steve McQueen: American Icon to enjoy a quality film and hear the gospel at the same time. A special one-night event is happening in select theaters on September 28!
 

 

 


Archives