Jesus will never send away those who come to Him
John 6:37 (ASV)
37All that which the Father giveth me shall come unto me; and him that cometh to me I will in no wise cast out.
Baroness von Wrede was compelled by compassion for a particularly hard-hearted and dangerous criminal. At first, he was adamantly opposed to her, covering his ears, and threatening to kill her. But she prayed continually for him and visited him again and again, until eventually God broke his stony heart. With deep penitence he took his awful crimes to Him who said, “I will in no wise reject him that comes.”
When Rosalind accepted Christ at a revival meeting, some tried to sow doubts in her mind about her salvation. But the 12-year-old went to the Scriptures to find answers, and there she received God’s assurance. When another difficulty in her faith arose, Rosalind knew to seek God through His Word. There again, she found His assurance.
An decorated military man who murdered his own friend was being haunted by his incredibly evil deed. Nothing he did brought him any reprieve, until at last, he met Titus Coan who pointed him to "the Lamb of God who taketh away the sins of the world."
A young officer's freedom came when the light of the gospel dawned on him and he realized that it was true even for him, his sinful past notwithstanding that, "Him that cometh to Me I will in no wise cast out."
A man, rejected by two secret societies due to his bad character, found hope at a prayer meeting where he heard that Christ had come to save sinners. He believed in Christ and was saved, despite having no character to recommend him, and was grateful that Christ did not reject him.
Dwight L. Moody tells the story of his experience preaching to prisoners in a New York City prison, where he found every inmate to be innocent of any wrongdoing. The inmates all had excuses for being there, and Moody was discouraged until he found a man who believed he was truly lost and cried out for mercy. Moody shared the good news of salvation through Jesus with this man, who eventually found joy and peace.
Prayer and its Remarkable Answers, Being a Statement of Facts in the Light of Reason and Revelation by William W. Patton
A skeptical young man was brought to an evening meeting during a revival but intentionally disregarded the message. However, after being prayed for by two women, he was overcome with guilt and a conviction of his, and despite his initial despair, he later submitted himself unconditionally to God and found peace and joy in embracing Christ.
While Ishii was a free man, he lived recklessly and became even more hardened as he was urged to repent. It was when his ways led him to prison that he found the Savior and now he writes from prison, thankful to have found forgiveness from God and describing his joy and contentment even as he suffers in prison.
He came with the intention to rob the Sadhu but he left a penitent, completely changed and born again man!
After months of keeping it a secret, Abdul Hadad who had led a very terrible and ungodly life, finally opens up to his wife about the unbelievable forgiveness had had mercifully received for and his newfound faith in Jesus Christ who forgave his terrible sins.