Romans 8:28

Romans 8:28 (ASV 1901)

28And we know that to them that love God all things work together for good, even to them that are called according to his purpose.

Scripture Testimony Index stories for this passage

A fourteen years old boy was attacked by a wolf and after months of trying in vain to help him themselves did the villagers let him be taken to a mission hospital. There he received so great a care that he and his mother opened themselves to the Lord and became Christians. So thankful was he to have found Jesus that he uttered one evening; "O Lord! I thank Thee for letting the wolf eat my face, for if he had not I might never have heard of this wonderful Saviour."
Wootsi lost an eye and was disfigured after an attack by a wolf, and yet was more grateful that if was through that attack he met His savior. His heart was opened to the Gospel message and he became a Christian because of the kindness shown him as he was nursed back to health by believers at a mission hospital.
It took 8 years, but George Müller finally could look back with certainty at the unfortunate loss of his beloved wife and say that indeed, “All things work together for good to them that love God”.
A Romanian Priest who had been in prison for smuggling Bibles was arrested a second time with Bibles in his cargo. Just then a businessman stopped by. He purchased all the Bibles intending to sell them on the Black Market. The Priest was released and the Bibles got to the believers even though not as intended. All things work together for good to those who are called by His name.
Pastor Basil was so notorious for working with the secret police, that they called him a puppet. However, when Brother Andrew visited Basil's church, the Holy Spirit did a strange work in the man, and Pastor Basil himself was surprised when he invited Brother Andrew to conduct evangelistic meetings for three days.
A shipwreck experience taught Dr. John Sung the truth in the passage "All things work together for good to them that love God.".
John Sung was frustrated to find himself in a sanatorium with violent mentally ill people. After he was caught trying to escape, Sung wanted to end his life but soon heard a message from the Lord that completely changed his outlook. And for a total of 193 days, Sung happily stayed in that asylum, which became his training ground for the work ahead of him.
The writer went to God in need of direction for the kingdom's sake, and his life was saved as a result of his prompt obedience to God's directives.