1 John 5:21
21My little children, guard yourselves from idols.
Scripture Testimony Index stories for this passage
Chen became a Christian after his mother was delivered from demonic oppression. He then left his business for a while to go learn more about the Gospel from Mr. Goforth, after which he returned to his home to teach others about Christ. He started a church and won souls into the Kingdom.
In obedience to God’s prompting, several people surrender valuable things in their lives for the sake of the orphans. For example, after surrendering to Christ, a physician sold a conservatory that had become an idol in his life. He sent the proceeds to George Müller as “the price of an idol, cast down by God’s power.” Another woman has a terrible experience that reminds one of the deceitful Annanias and Sapphira.
In a move that was inspired by the action of the Apostles in the book of Acts, a missionary dares to walk on a sacred land amongst the Karo Batak. The land was said to contain evil spirits and anyone who walked on it will die. To the surprise of the villagers, the missionary did not die showing that Christ was above all. Many came to faith in Christ because of this action.