6And they went through the region of Phrygia and Galatia, having been forbidden of the Holy Spirit to speak the word in Asia; 7and when they were come over against Mysia, they assayed to go into Bithynia; and the Spirit of Jesus suffered them not; 8and passing by Mysia, they came down to Troas. 9And a vision appeared to Paul in the night: There was a man of Macedonia standing, beseeching him, and saying, Come over into Macedonia, and help us. 10And when he had seen the vision, straightway we sought to go forth into Macedonia, concluding that God had called us to preach the gospel to them.
Scripture Testimony Index stories for this passage
When a Christian couple objected conscientiously to having their marriage blessed by the State Church in Germany, they were made to face prosecution. Through the prayers of their brethren and guidance of the Holy Spirit, the couple convinced the judge of their faithful convictions.
In a conference meeting, Miss Vaughan was led by the Holy Spirit to ask everyone to stop and pray a specific prayer. As they obeyed this leading of God, the Holy Spirit fell upon them with great power and conviction.
Bruce Olson had a terrible experience that made him acutely feel the rejection of the Yukos, which reminded him that he would have to follow only God. For only God had not rejected him.
As the curtains began to draw on WW2, Jacob DeShazer who was still a prisoner of war pondered excitedly on the freedom that was soon to be his, then he heard the Holy Spirit clearly tell him that he would become a teacher of God's word to the Japanese; the very people that incarcerated him.
When George Müller contemplated building another Orphan House, he sought God's guidance and in an amazing way, got God's leading to go ahead with the building plans.
Fraught with a feeling of unworthiness and sinfulness, Nicky Cruz had made up his mind to flee from school and return to his old life. But just as he concluded plans to run, the Holy Spirit directed Gene to go stop him and invite him over to church instead where he was reassured of love.
A sick man publicly confessed his sin of disobedience. Within a few days, he recovered fully. He went on to become an ordained minister.
One time Brother Yun got arrested, the Holy Spirit leads him to feign insanity and by so doing, raise an alarm so believers from the underground meeting he just left would escape arrest by the Police.
Despite his willingness to continue, all doors to ministry were closed against Brother Yun following his escape from prison. By prayer and meditation, he sought direction on the next steps to take and got God's leading.
At the 1906 Llandrindod Wells Convention in Wales, the Holy Spirit reveals Himself to Rees Howells, and here, Rees shares about that life-changing encounter.
Rees Howells is led by the Holy Spirit to labour in prayer for the salvation of a certain woman. And in obedience, Mr. Howells went before the Lord night after night until he prevailed and the woman's soul was saved.
Rees Howells is led by the Holy Spirit to devote an entire week to praying for a Christian group in conflict. And though he was several miles away, he obediently prayed everyday until victory over the situation was achieved.
After a teaching on the Holy Spirit, He came with power during the prayer session and directed the total sight restoration of a partially blind boy, an 'enslaved' woman with a secret fetish necklace was found out and prayed for.
After a decade of missionary work in Singapore, the Lord reveals to Tom and Edna Hamblin, through identical prophesies and the scriptures, what He will have them do next.