Goforths of China Through Deep Waters to Higher Ground

Scripture Testimony Index stories in this book

Through personal tragedies; the loss of four children, blindness, deafness and several close shaves with death, the Goforths, having put their hands on the plow, committed their lives to the service of God.
Rosalind's mother, a God-fearing woman, trained her children in the ways of the Lord teaching them to pray over everything. Rosalind learned to trust God for every need, large and small.
The story Jonathan Goforth, the tireless theologian who dedicated his life to preaching and raising great disciples for Jesus.
Jonathan Goforth is convicted by the Holy Spirit to go and resolve a disagreement with a fellow missionary. He refuses for several days until one day in the middle of a sermon, he obeys the Holy Spirit, and instantly the audience changed, experiencing an extraordinary weeping and public repentance.
The families of slain believers in Shinminfu had made a list, vowing to exact revenge for their loss. But as soon as they found grace from God to forgive, that list was "torn to bits and the fragments trampled underfoot".
Missionaries in Changtefu joined together for a special prayer with great expectation. God answered, poured the blessing of His Spirit upon them and several confessions were recorded. The most astonishing of all was that of a pastor who confessed that he never believed in the previous revival meetings organized by Jonathan Goforth, but now had himself been moved by the Spirit to repentance.
Missionaries in Changtefu joined together for a special prayer with great expectation. God answered, poured the blessing of His Spirit upon them and several confessions were recorded. The most astonishing of all was that of a pastor who confessed that he never believed in the previous revival meetings organized by Jonathan Goforth, but now had himself been moved by the Spirit to repentance.
A Chinese Christian soldier gives up his life for his fellow soldier, displaying a love that make the fellow officer cry.