1 John 1:3, NIV: We proclaim to you what we have seen and heard, so that you also may have fellowship with us. And our fellowship is with the Father and with his Son, Jesus Christ.

Of Whom do you witness? Of what do you testify? Who is someone who is called on to bear witness of something? Isn’t someone who knows through firsthand knowledge about an event? Those who want to inquire may say, go get this person, because it is evident that he has seen, or heard. But what about a person who testifies but has not seen or heard? Wouldn’t that person be considered a false witness? Someone who has experienced Jesus, and is continuing to experience Him, will bear witness of what he has seen, or heard. But there are others who testify of Christ but there is nothing in their own lives wherein they see Christ—they bear witness of a Jesus they have not known. Our testimony should be personal, and our witness, firsthand. Share whatever it is that Jesus has done in your life. There is no need to seek some way to make your testimony ‘more interesting.’ We witness of what we have seen and heard, not to sell, but to share—not to make quick-decision-converts, but lifelong disciples. Share what is real to you, and the Holy Spirit will work to make Jesus real to others.