Tuvia Rubenstein- Suicide felt like an real option until I found Jesus

“They went to a book called Luke, in chapter 15. And there is a story of a young man who wanted his inheritance early from his father and he took it, and he went and he squandered it. And just lived crazy, and lived a wild life, lost everything, and then he remembered that even the servants in his father’s house lived better than he was living, and so he was going to go back home and be his father’s servant. And he went home and his dad saw him and missed him and loved him and embraced him– And really said, “You’re not my servant, you’re my son.””

“I had never, ever felt anything like this in my life. I felt this peace over me, and just this feeling of acceptance.” ~ Tuvia Rubenstein

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Khosrow – From chronic depression to peace and joy

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here! (2 Corinthians 5:17 NIV)

Khosrow was suffering from depression since young. He was desperately seeking God but to no avail. His emptiness was still not filled. He always pass by a church but this time he decided to enter the church as he felt a voice from within the church was calling to him. He went into the church and the preacher passed him the New Testament.

Khosrow read the New Testament many times but he felt his life did not change. He was still feeling depressed. He threw the book to the corner of his room and shouted in disappointment and despair, “If you’re for real, come and speak to me. If not, then get out of my life and let Khosrow be Khosrow!”

You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart. (Jeremiah 29:13 NIV)

After his cry out for God, Jesus appeared to him in a vision and said, “Give me your hand and your life will change.” Khosrow did not know who he was. But he felt he was not a stranger, as if he had been with him since childhood. His voice was a familiar voice. Khosrow gave Jesus his hand without fear or hesitation and he had a strange sensation as if a jolt of electricity entered through his fingertips and engulfed in his entire body. He felt that his old self has been broken down and transformed into a new being.

I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit in you; I will remove from you your heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh. (Ezekiel 36:26 NIV)

He started weeping for the first time in many years. All the pain, sadness, anger and hopelessness left him and an everlasting joy entered his heart.

“.. the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control.”(Galatians 5:22-23a NIV)

After his encounter with Jesus, Khosrow decided to quit his job even though he was offered a promotion and followed his heart’s desire to do the work of God. Although his brother was against his decision, his father defended him and even gave him his blessings! (Praise the Lord!)

For preaching the gospel, Khosrow was persecuted and had to leave the country and seek asylum in Austria. As they were on the way to Austria, they had to cross a powerful river via a tree log. Unfortunately, Khosrow and his toddler son, Joseph fell into the rapid rivers. His mind was frantic and his hands were searching for his beloved son in the dark rapid flowing rivers. Death came to Khosrow and said, “I’ve come to take you with me.. Where is this God you talk about?” Still in the rapids, Khosrow turned towards heaven and said, “Lord, did you bring us to this forsaken place so we would die?” Where did I disobey you? Where did I go wrong?”

After his prayer, he felt that somebody put his son miraculously into his hands. Their smugglers quickly helped them up but were puzzled and could not believe their eyes that he could find his fallen son in the rapids.

“Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by your name; You are Mine. When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; And through the rivers, they shall not overflow you. (Isaiah 43:1b-2 NKJV)

Amazing testimony and watch to see the manifestation of the Word of God in Khosrow’s life!

Also, listen to Esther’s Mui Scripture song on Isaiah 43:1-3 NKJV and mediate on the Scripture that is relevant to this great testimony! Click here to listen to the song.

 

Tsunami Survivor Hayati shares her testimony on how Jesus saved her and her loved ones

Hayati had a dream the night before the earthquake and in her dream she has built a house but it has no roof which symbolically means no protection.

Suddenly, there was an earthquake in that very morning. She told her husband about the dream she had last night and that maybe this was a sign that many people will die. Then about one minute later, the earthquake stopped. They went outside the house and shouted others to do the same “Let’s get out, let’s get out! Alas, it was not the end. A wave from the sea as tall as two coconut trees was coming onto the land like a dark wooden plank. “Where shall we go?” They all shouted in fear and asked her.

She became so confused and saw a mosque and said, “This is the house of God, let’s all go in!” They all kneeled in the hall and prayed. Hayati said she prayed earnestly like a Christian. She forgot she was a Muslim.

She prayed, “Dear God, dear Lord, please protect us at this time, do not destroy us Oh God! Do not be angry at us. Dear God, forgive us, forgive our sins. Lord Jesus, do not forsake me.” Everyone was chanting “Lord Jesus, Lord Jesus!”

Then the miracle happened. The water stopped about one metre away from the building. When they realised that the water had stopped, they were all crying and everyone believed and was proclaiming that the Lord Jesus had saved them at that time. There was no one else to turn to but Him.

They went up to the mountain after that incident. When the waters receded, they came back down and saw that everywhere around the mosque were bodies. That was when she realised the full meaning of her dream that the house was not ready. There was no roof which means no protection. The village did not have Jesus. Jesus saved her and the people around her for the testimony of the the woman- Hayati, who has Jesus in her heart. As a result, many came to believe in Christ Jesus because of her testimony.

for, “Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.” (Romans 10:13 NIV)

From Biggest Triad Gang Leader to Passionate Pastor – Teddy Hung

Teddy shared how God turned him from one of the biggest gang leaders in the world, to now a pastor of a church consisting of ex-triad members in Hong Kong. Watch and share his amazing video testimony below and/or read his testimony over here.

Then Jesus said to his disciples, “Truly I tell you, it is hard for someone who is rich to enter the kingdom of heaven. Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for someone who is rich to enter the kingdom of God.” When the disciples heard this, they were greatly astonished and asked, “Who then can be saved?” Jesus looked at them and said, “With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.” (Matthew 19:23-26 NIV)

Indeed, with God all things are possible. Anyone can be saved no matter whether he is a murderer, alcoholic, drug abuser, rapist, a blasphemer or a triad leader that is so rich and powerful like Teddy. All can be touched and saved by the love of God.

Praise God and glory be to Him. Amen.

Mohammed – A series of dreams and visions led him to Christ

So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal. (2 Corinthians 4:18 NIV)

Mohammed’s father promised to give his son cattle and to pay the price for 3 brides to deny Christ but he was not tempted. His dad asked, “Name me one thing that Jesus can give that I cannot?” Mohammed replied “Eternal life.” For prior to his conversion, Jesus appeared in his 7th and final dream and told him that the Bible is the Word of God and has shown him many verses including this vital passage: Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. (John 14:6 NIV)

Awesome testimony and many take-aways.

Ali- Former alcoholic and wife-beater to follower of Christ

Ali was addicted to alcohol and used to beat his wife everyday because he could not control himself. Determined to get rid of his alcohol addiction, Ali made this prayer in 16:14 “How can I reach you, God? I don’t know how to do this. But I know you are there. I pray to you with all my heart. I want you to reveal yourself to me. Save me from the grip of alcohol. I want you to save me!”

Jesus answered his prayer and came to him in his dream that very night and touched him. In 22:40, he discovered that half of his chest hair became white and a voice said to him, “You will see greater things than this.” His life was changed after then and even more so when he finally had access to The New Testament two years later from a radio program- “Call to Peace”. He received the book ten days later and read the entire book in a night without sleeping.

In Ali’s own words, 34:53 “A dream changed my life because I was looking for salvation. And I found salvation in the Lord Jesus Christ. So I say to you who are tired and struggling… I plead with you.. search for the true God and give all your problems to him.”

Amazing Grace, amazing testimony on how a wife-beater became a loving husband, father and a preacher for God.