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How Can I Be a Witness of Jesus Christ?


“How Can I Be a Witness of Jesus Christ?,” Liahona, Jan 2023.

Come, Follow Me

Matthew 2; Luke 2

How Can I Be a Witness of Jesus Christ?

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Safe in a Stable

Safe in a Stable, by Dan Burr

When Jesus Christ was born, several groups of people recognized that He was the promised Savior. Besides Mary and Joseph, these people included the shepherds, Simeon, Anna, and later, the Wise Men. They bore witness of Jesus Christ’s divinity.

Our families and friends are some of the most important people with whom we can share our witness of the Savior. “We talk of Christ, we rejoice in Christ, we preach of Christ, we prophesy of Christ, and we write according to our prophecies, that our children may know to what source they may look for a remission of their sins” (2 Nephi 25:26).

Activity

Read about how these witnesses responded when they first saw Jesus Christ. Then consider sharing your testimony with your family or with some friends, or record your testimony in your journal.

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The Nativity

Shepherds

Luke 2:15–18

The Nativity, by Brian Call

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Simeon and Christ

Simeon

Luke 2:25–33

Simeon and Christ © Lars Justinen / Licensed from Goodsalt.com

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New Testament: Anna

Anna

Luke 2:36–38

Anna, by James L. Johnson

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Three Wise Men

Wise Men

Matthew 2:11

Minerva Teichert (1888–1976), The Three Wise Men, 1937, oil on canvas, 60 x 45 inches, Brigham Young University Museum of Art, 1943