“The Gospel in the Book of Mormon and the Gospel in the Bible both agree: the doctrines in both books are one. The historical part differs only: the one gives the history of an Asiatic, the other of an American people. It is true, and we know it.” (Journal of Discourses, –). That was fifty-seven years ago. I have kept my part of the bargain and God has kept His. I am here to say, to bear witness, that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God and the New Testament is a true and accurate account of spiritual realities. There is no use reasoning with me. I have heard. I have seen. The first of today's two-short-posts from new "Boxes" in my New Testament textbook, on a matter of vital importance to anyone interested in knowing about the historical Jesus. ***** What Do You Think? Box The Value of Eyewitness Testimony If you want to . This mysterious disciple whom Jesus loved is also linked with being the caretaker of Mary, the mother of Jesus in the Fourth Gospel (John ). Then, the Gospel states as a postscript, “This is the disciple who is bearing witness about these things, and who has written these things, and we know his testimony is true” (John ). What.
The seventh and final witness in John’s gospel is John himself. In John 1, he begins by telling of Jesus deity and eternal nature and even how he became flesh and dwelt among us (John ). Then again, in John , John tells us that he wrote his gospel account to cause belief in Jesus as the Christ, the Son of God. The seventh and final witness in John’s gospel is John himself. In John 1, he begins by telling of Jesus deity and eternal nature and even how he became flesh and dwelt among us (John ). But at the end of his gospel account of Jesus, he tells something even more powerful. The problems are compounded when we consider the testimony from other historical sources. The book of Acts gives us the following interpretation of the Biblical time line. "And when he had destroyed seven nations in the land of Canaan, he gave them their land as an inheritance, for about four hundred and fifty years. The gospel is about Jesus. It is the proclamation of the person and work of Christ, and of how a person can appropriate the benefits of the work of Christ by faith alone. We see this from our passage in John’s Gospel. The healed man could say, “I once was blind, but now I see,” and that was a wonderful testimony. But it was not the gospel.
Conversion to Jesus Christ and his gospel is more than testimony; it is to be healed spiritually. In Paul’s words, it is to partake of “the power of God.” A most commendable example of this process is found in the Book of Mormon in the story of Enos. You are all too familiar . A Mature Witness Shares the Gospel in Every Circumstance. As a result, it has become clear throughout the whole palace guard and to everyone else that I am in chains for Christ. (Philippians ) The first characteristic of a mature witness is that he shares the gospel in every circumstance. For the holiday season, returnable items shipped between October 1 and December 31 can be returned until Janu You may be charged a restocking fee up to 50% of item's price for used or damaged returns and up to % for materially different s: Now I want to dig in on the testimony of the witnesses for just a moment here about where it came from. On the screen there’s a diagram of a couple of different manifestations of the text of The Book of Mormon. On the far [right] side is the edition. We know the testimony of the witnesses was published there for the first time.