Matthew 1:20

Matthew 1:20 (ASV 1901)

20But when he thought on these things, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared unto him in a dream, saying, Joseph, thou son of David, fear not to take unto thee Mary thy wife: for that which is conceived in her is of the Holy Spirit.

Scripture Testimony Index stories for this passage

After hearing about Jesus for only a few minutes—how He came to seek and save the lost—Ali later had a dream in which he was drowning and was rescued by Jesus.
Jesus gave Mrs. Uen, a new believer, a dream convincing her to completely purge her home of idols, even though her adult children were opposed to it.
Through a powerful dream, the Lord Jesus helps Marziyeh realize that her stay and sickness in prison was so she could share a little in the great sufferings of her Savior.
Mildred Cable tells CIM missionary, Emily Whitchurch, how Jesus appeared to her in a dream and revealed that His character is more about love than judgement.
Esther had a dream in which she had an encounter with Jesus, He told her “I am the way, the truth, and the life" and saved her from the graveyard!
In a remarkable answer to Nevisa's prayer, the Lord revealed Himself to her in a dream; declaring, "I AM THE WAY AND THE TRUTH AND THE LIFE. NO ONE COMES TO THE FATHER EXCEPT THROUGH ME." When Nevisa awoke from that dream, doubt and fear vanished from her life.
In an amazing turn of events, Mohammed, a secret cop assigned to trail an underground believer in Syria becomes a Christian himself after he kept having dreams about Jesus.
Dr. Jack Deere met this stranger at a meeting who told him God had given him a message for him via a dream. He went on to state with puzzling accuracy, things about Dr. Deere's life no one else could know, including a personal prayer of Dr. Deere and assuring him of God's intention to answer his prayer.
By being careful to follow God's leading instead of his own will, George Müller was able to purchase the parcel of land upon which his orphan houses stood for much less than the advertised price.
Wang Feng-ao was a proud, overbearing Confucian who despised Christianity so much so that he beat his wife each time she listened to or visited missionaries. But all that changed and a new man was born, when God used a dream to awaken his conscience.
One day in a dream, Zhang Rongliang who was in prsiosn and enduring much suffering heard a voice tell him, "today, the man who persecuted you will die.” The very next day, Zhang's dream came to pass.
In a dream, God revealed to Mathilda Wrede that she was to work in prison ministry. She was uncertain that the dream really meant that for her, so the next morning He spoke to her audibly while we walked up and down the beach. Mathilda Wrede devoted her life to prison ministry.
Victor Landero had a dream about a specific hut where he was to go and preach the Gospel. He trusted God to help him find it. When he did, he found that God has prepared the ground for the reception of the Gospel by also giving his host a dream about Victor's coming. Many were saved as a result.
Floyd McClung and his team asked for clear direction from God. That night God impressed a certain Scripture—highly relevant to the situation—on Floyd's mind. That same night God gave the same Scripture to another team member as confirmation.
Abeba was just about to fall asleep again when the dream she had just awoken from - wherein her husband was hurt after opening the door to strangers at midnight, started to play out in real time. Taking note of the warning that was the dream, Abeba insisted that her husband neglects the knock on the door, he did and they were all safe.
Four amazing stories showing God reaching out to unrelated unbelievers through dreams and drawing each of them to the gospel and to salvation.
An Iranian student had been struggling for months with the question, "Which is true, the Bible or the Koran?” But just one dream, wherein he saw and conversed with Jesus, was enough to clear his doubts and provide him with direction for the journey of faith.
Evangelist John Hambleton spoke to a group of upper class, respectable and religious, people about the need to be born again. One woman was so offended that she left the room. But that night God gave her a dream that revealed her true heart condition.
Nik Ripken shares the remarkable conversion story of five men, who were all prompted to seeking Christ through the strange dreams they each had.
When the Methodist Mission in India planned to send two missionaries to Malaysia, a certain Mr. C. Philips, a Presbyterian elder in far away Singapore Singapore, saw the party of two arriving the wharf in a dream. On their arrival he was there at the wharf to welcome and provide a house for them at no cost for over three weeks.
Lo, an educated and eloquent man, was skeptical of Christians and did not like his wife attending their meetings. But through a dream, God revealed the darkness in Lo's heart, leading to his repentance and salvation.
John Newton, a certain German and John Hardock were all unbelievers heading for perdition until they all had different strange dreams that changed the course of their lives forever.