“What qualifies him to give answers to that search may be another matter.”
We can only testify to the answers we have encountered, our reasons for endorsing or challenging them, choose our starting point and intended destination, and progress as far towards the destination as the span of life allows, perhaps turning to new starting points and new destinations as our experiences and judgment dictate. At the end of the trail, our testimony and the record of the consequences of our various pursuits will become our contribution to the general search, to the extent anyone knows or remembers them.
Nicely put - The Testimony I look to is in the Old and New testament. My testimony is at best how these 2 books have changed my life, given me comfort when down and inspired me to believe in a future well beyond this life.