12Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me, the works that I do shall he do also; and greater works than these shall he do; because I go unto the Father.
Scripture Testimony Index stories for this passage
The successes recorded in ministry notwithstanding, Jonathan Goforth wanted more. Fired on by the promise of Jesus that those who believe will do greater things than He did, Mr. Goforth gave himself to intense study of the scriptures and books on revivals. All he wanted was for the promise to be fulfilled in him.
In spite of his successes in ministry, Jonathan Goforth was not going to rest in his oars. His entire soul burned with desire that the Lord's promise, "and greater works shall ye do", be fulfilled in him irrespective of the cost.
The Dani people were moved by the Gospel to burn their weapons and then take the message of God's love to their former enemies, even if it meant being killed by them. This example of a bold deed done in the power of the gospel is truly an example of the "greater works" Jesus says we will do.
Vanya was sentenced to spend the night in freezing cold as punishment for his belief in Jesus, he turned the time into a prayer session and he was warm up till morning!