Therefore let us also, seeing we are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us,
Scripture Testimony Index stories for this passage
A few days before leaving his homeland, Rees Howells listened to his pastor preach on Hebrews 12:1 and as though speaking specifically to him said “Young man, you may be leaving home, you may be going to a place where your parents will not see you; but remember, the cloud of witnesses and God will see you.” This word from the Lord became an encouragement for Mr . Howells when he faced temptation in the new place he traveled to!
Inspired by a great cloud of modern missionary witnesses, Christiana desired to be a missionary to those who had never heard of Jesus before.