The Christian's Testimony
개요: Conversation between two Christians commenting on quarreling women in the village and their testimony as Christians. Man confesses he was the same; then found his problem was "self." He found peace when he stopped being a slave to self-will and allowed Jesus to be his master.
스크립트 번호: 012
주제: Character of God (Love of God); Living as a Christian (Prayer, petition, Church, Christianity, Spiritual Growth, Peace (between men), Family, relationships, Christian values); Sin and Satan (Deliverance, Sin, disobedience, Shame, Heart, soul of man, Slavery to sin)
청중: New Christian
장르: Messages and Fiction
성경 인용: Paraphrase
이 스크립트는 다른 언어로 번역 및 녹음을위한 기본 지침입니다. 그것은 그것이 사용되는 각 영역에 맞게 다른 문화와 언어로 조정되어야 합니다. 사용되는 몇 가지 용어와 개념은 다른 문화에서는 다듬어지거나 생략해야 할 수도 있습니다.
1. Do you hear that noise over there? (Put in sound of two angry women in distance).
2. Yes, those two women are fighting again. They do not have any peace between them. It is very bad. Their village has no joy because of these two women.
1. That is too bad. I thought those women were Christians. Were they not baptized?
2. Yes, they were baptized. And they say they are following Jesus. The whole village says they do.
1. If that is true, then what is the matter with them?
2. My brother, I can tell you this. I used to be just like those two women. I had no peace in my heart. Our home had no joy. I did not really love my wife as the Bible says I should. I am ashamed to say it, but I would often beat her. And I often argued and quarreled with my friends.
1. But I thought you were a Christian for many years. Isn't that true?
2. Oh yes. I did believe that Jesus was the Saviour and I thought I was following Him truly. But do you know what caused me to act like that?
1. No. What was it? I would like to know.
2. Friend, my trouble was sin. And that sin was MYSELF. It was not the fault of my wife. It was myself. Even though I did believe the words of Jesus, my own desire bound me. I was a slave to my desires. When I wanted to beat my wife, I beat her. When I wanted to disagree with my wife, I insisted on my own way. My home was terrible. Ask my wife, she will tell you.
1. Oh, I understand, my friend. But could not God help you?
2. Oh yes, I praise Him that He did help me. One day He showed me my own heart. He showed me that I did not love God as I should. I was saying, "Jesus is my Master," but I did not do what He said. I only followed my own will. Then He showed me that His Spirit must control my heart, and that I must refuse to follow my own way. When I saw all this, I knew how very sinful I had been. I prayed to God for deliverance from this terrible slavery to desire. And He answered my prayer and freed me, so that now Jesus is truly my Master. Now our home is full of joy and peace. Together my wife and I worship God. Together we take care of our children and teach them God's Word.
1. Now I see why you are always happy. It is because Jesus is indeed your Master.