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Early Evangelism and Image-Rich Witnessing: John's Testimony About Jesus in John 1:29-34

Cronshaw, Darren J. (2006) Early Evangelism and Image-Rich Witnessing: John's Testimony About Jesus in John 1:29-34. Melanesian Journal of Theology. pp. 47-59. ISSN 0256-856X

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Abstract

Darren Cronshaw takes an exegetical look at the imagery used in John 1:29-34, and concludes that image-rich witnessing can be a "model for spicing our conversation with witness, and for using images that are rich in meaning for those we talk with". Darren offers several examples from the passage: Jesus as the Lamb of God, Jesus as the pre-existent one, Jesus as the baptiser in the Holy Spirit, and Jesus as the Son of God. The article is rich in theology, but also practical in application. After reading the article you will be challenged to be more creative in sharing truths about Christ in any context, Melanesian or otherwise
(from the journal editorial by Doug Hanson).

Item Type: Published Articles
Repository Version: Published Version
Keywords: Evangelism, John, Fourth Gospel, Christian Witness
Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220401 Christian Studies (incl. Biblical Studies and Church History)
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
Subjects: B - Biblical Studies, general
D - Missiology
College/Association with University of Divinity: Whitley College
Depositing User: Rev Prof Darren John Cronshaw
Date Deposited: 03 Jun 2013 01:47
Last Modified: 15 Jul 2013 03:21
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/1131

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