W in WALK is for Witness to others
To witness means to tell others what has happened to you. When something wonderful happens to you, what is the first thing you want to do? Many people tell others their good news. It is only natural to share with others what Christ has done for you. In a very moving story, Jesus crossed a lake with his disciples to save a demonized man (Mark 5:1-20). Because of what Jesus did for him, the man wanted to go with Jesus.
The Bible says,
“Jesus did not let him, but said, ‘Go home to your family and tell them how he has had mercy on you.’ So the man went away and began to tell in the Decapolis how much Jesus had done for him. And all the people were amazed” (Mark 5:19,20).
You can take Jesus to others by telling them what God has done for you. Good news is naturally shared.
Is there anyone you know who would be happy that you have trusted Christ?
To witness for Christ also involves confessing Christ before others.
Jesus said, "Whoever acknowledges me before men, I will also acknowledge him before my Father in heaven. But whoever disowns me before men, I will disown him before my Father in heaven." (Matthew 10:32-33)
We should not be ashamed of our Jesus.
To witness for Christ also involves believer's baptism.
Jesus was baptized by John in the Jordan River. In this act, Jesus identified himself with us. You are baptized to identify yourself with Jesus. Through baptism you confess to others your faith in Christ. Jesus commands all believers to follow in baptism after trusting him for eternal life.
"Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age." (Matthew 28: 19, 20)
Later, the apostle Peter was preaching the good news of Jesus Christ. The people saw their need for salvation. They asked Peter what they needed to do. Peter replied,
"Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit." (Acts 2:38)
Will you follow in obedience to Christ and participate in believers' baptism?