7And the word of God increased; and the number of the disciples multiplied in Jerusalem exceedingly; and a great company of the priests were obedient to the faith.
Scripture Testimony Index stories for this passage
In response to Jesus' command to ‘Go ye into all the world,' Einar Mickelson set out for Shangri-la in 1954. His mission was simple, about 60,000 forgotten souls from a yet primitive Dani tribe needed to be reached with the gospel.
In a quest to obey Jesus's command to take the gospel to the ends of the earth, believers across China were moving in groups with the gospel from place to place; mostly unconnected to each other but united in their quest to obey their Master. God used them to bring people from different ethnicities to the Kingdom.
Fraser is a brilliant young man who wanted to be an Engineer. While reading a book he was convicted by the command of Christ; “Go ye into all the world and preach the Gospel to every creature”. It leads to an instant change in his life and ambitions.
George Müller committed the latter years of his life to travelling the world with the good news of Christ. From age seventy to eighty-seven, he traveled to forty-two countries covering thousands of miles and reaching an estimated three million people with the gospel of Jesus Christ.
In an audacious expression of faith in God and a literal obedience to the charge by Jesus to take the gospel to the ends of the earth, Hudson Taylor—in the company of 21 other believers—set out for China on Saturday, May 26, 1866. "They had no one at home to guarantee them support; they had no one in China to welcome them; they had no home ready to receive them." They had only their faith in Jesus Christ—and it was all they needed.
Mrs. Han is frustrated by her helplessness and inability to obey to the letter; Jesus' command to preach the gospel to the ends of the earth. But she soon learns that whatever little thing she could do for Jesus out of love; mattered immensely.
Emeka and Chinedu's concern for the spiritual state of their people led them to organize a meeting where they preached on idolatry. The remarkable work wrought by God through His Spirit at this meeting surprised the two brothers who didn't really know what to expect, given that even the witch doctors had attended.
Jacob Chamberlain led a group of four native Indian preachers on a preaching and scripture distribution tour. They moved from one place to another—traveling as far as four hundred miles from their starting point—happily proclaiming the gospel in five different languages and crowds gathered wherever they went. Nearly thirty years later, they had an unexpected and happy visit...
The Good News Must Go Out, True Stories of God at Work in the Central African Republic Rebecca Davis
Mako could barely read, yet having memorized the book of John, he was eager to go share this good news with his people. And he did just this, and was used by God to bring many of his tribesmen to the Lord.
When Nik Ripkin came across Jesus' command to 'go to the Nations', he was joyful that the entire world was open to him for ministry. And so Nik and his wife made their mind to obey the Master.
A Christian man that was sentenced to death expressed love for his persecutors and hope that he will see his wife in heaven. The officer on duty heard this conversation and later became a Christian.
Brother Nash and Charles Finney resolved to pray for a group of young men opposing God's work. In a week, nearly all of them had surrendered their lives to Christ.
Kate Shelly's bravery shined when she went through a great physical effort to pass on a message that saved travelers on a train. Her tremendous effort reflects how Christians should pursue the objective of reaching the unconverted so they can be saved.
When Tom Hamlin's evangelism at an Arabian village was cut short because he got stung by a scorpion and needed to get urgent medical care, a young boy who was his interpreter in that village, insisted on carrying on with the work to other villages who were in need of the gospel. And all alone, the 13 year old set out to do the Master's bidding.