Acts 1:8

Acts 1:8 (ASV 1901)

8But ye shall receive power, when the Holy Spirit is come upon you: and ye shall be my witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea and Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.

Scripture Testimony Index stories for this passage

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 70 to 87, he traveled to 42 countries covering thousands of miles and reaching an estimated three million million people with the gospel of Jesus Christ.
In what was an audacious result 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 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!
A young man previously known for his shyness, was now before about a thousand people, giving a powerful sermon on the power of God. He had been empowered by the Holy Spirit.
When in the place of prayer, John Sung becomes conscious of his many sins, he cried to God for forgiveness until he heard a voice saying, "Son, thy sins are forgiven". The result of receiving forgiveness for Sung was great joy, and the empowerment to become a witness for Christ Jesus, just like he desired.
Pastor Pascal, the pioneer church builder of Ilocos Norte, shares about the radical change in His ability to proclaim God's word, and the accompanying results, since His empowering and baptism by the Spirit of God.
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.
Nicky Cruz was the leader of the vicious Mau Mau gang had accepted Jesus and was now empowered by the Holy Spirit to proclaim the gospel on the streets - where he was well known for notoriety.
After reading the Bible, Yun is inspired to obey the instructions of Jesus in Acts 1:8 to become a witness to the ends of the earth. Prayerfully, he asked for the Holy Spirit and was empowered to go out and preach the word.
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.
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.