The Apostles Were Testifying

This is a subsidiary post of New Testament Claims To Be Telling the Truth.
It is also a subsidiary post of The Apostles and the Truth.

Related post:  The Apostles Were Witnesses

The apostles were not speaking glibly or cavalierly about the things of Christ that they had seen and heard.  Rather, they gave solemn testimony.  The truth – and the importance of that truth – demanded nothing less than sober speech.

An asterisk at the beginning of the citation indicates that the underlying Greek word is “diamarturomai” (Strong’s 1263, meaning “to affirm solemnly” and usually translated as “solemnly testify” – Source: NASB Strong’s Concordance)

Matthew 10:18  –  testimony

Matthew 24:14  –  testimony

Mark 6:11  –  testimony

Mark 13:9  –  testimony

Luke 9:5  –  testimony

Luke 21:13  –  testimony

John 15:27  –  testify

John 19:35  –  “has testified, and his testimony is true”

John 21:24  –  “testifying…testimony”

*Acts 2:40  –  solemnly testified

Acts 4:33  –  giving testimony

*Acts 8:25  –  solemnly testified

*Acts 10:42  –  solemnly to testify

*Acts 18:5  –  solemnly testifying

*Acts 20:21  –  solemnly testifying

*Acts 20:24  –  testify solemnly

Acts 22:18  –  testimony

*Acts 23:11  –  solemnly witnessed

Acts 26:22  –  testifying

*Acts 28:23  –  solemnly testifying

1 Corinthians 15:15  –  testified

*1 Thessalonians 4:6  –  solemnly warned

2 Thessalonians 1:10  –  testimony

*1 Timothy 5:21  –  solemnly charge

*2 Timothy 2:14  –  solemnly charge

*2 Timothy 4:1  –  solemnly charge

1 Peter 5:12  –  testifying

1 John 1:2  –  testify

1 John 4:14  –  testify

Revelation 1:1, 2  –  testified