Sermons on Testimonies (Page 3)

Sermons on Testimonies (Page 3)

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“I was a terrible man for rum and whiskey” (20 min)

Bill Dornan left Ireland in 1954. Coming to Coventry in England, he soon developed a taste for drink. He lived without God and wasted his life, until one day he committed a serious crime and faced the possibility of 20 years behind bars. But, at the age of 60, on 21st September 1993, he was saved through the preaching of the gospel, the night before he was due to be sentenced. Bill lived to prove the reality of God’s salvation…

“Should not perish” (25 min)

Frank Sona didn’t grow up in a Christian family. Being born and raised in a Jewish area of the state of New Jersey, USA, Frank developed a childhood fascination with Judaism and sometimes attended the local synagogue. Frank’s parents decided to take him to Sunday School where he finally heard about the Lord Jesus Christ for the first time. During a special week of children’s meetings Frank discovered his need of salvation – “my sin became real to me” –…

Religious But Lost (34 min)

Marvin Derksen relates the story of his religious upbringing in the Mennonite church and how he was saved after a long struggle with self-righteousness. Born in Ontario, Canada, Marvin grew up to go to church, read the Bible at home, and give thanks for his food. He made a commitment, got baptised, joined his church, took communion, sang in the choir, and engaged in “church work”, but he knew nothing of God’s salvation. Then in 1967, Marvin’s brother got saved.…

Converted and Called to Serve (42 min)

John Dennison (Phoenix, USA), relates the story of his conversion to Christ. As a child he attended the Stark Road Gospel Hall in Livonia, Michigan (pictured above) where he heard the gospel and was born again. Baptised there and received into fellowship, the way opened up for service in the gospel as a young man and John was eventually called by the Lord into full-time service for the Lord, a call that took him and his family to Mexico to…

A Long Journey to Salvation (18 min)

John Hurley tells how he was saved in 2008 in his fifties after a long journey from Sunday School, to Marxism, heavy metal music, through a number of churches to eventual salvation in Christ (Message preached 5th April 2009)

I Was a Hindu Guru (34 min)

Dr. Mahesh Bandarupalli, a former Hindu guru from India, relates the amazing story of how the Lord saved him from the darkness of idolatry and brought him to real peace and forgiveness through Christ (Message preached 18th Jan 2009)

How God Awakened Me To Think of Eternity (21 min)

Robin Steele recounts the story of how he came to Christ in 1975 at the age of 17. He had known the gospel from a child but certain events were used of God to awaken him as a worldly teenager to think of eternity. (Message preached 26th October 2008)

How One Salvation Led to Another (22 min)

Scott Dunn relates how he was saved in Brisbane, Australia, at the age of 15 and how the very same night another soul was saved after hearing of Scott’s salvation. (Message preached 22nd June 2008) (Photo: Brisbane)

A Royal Marine Commando Finds Christ (36 min)

Growing up in a slum in Bristol during WW2 in a drunkard’s home, Michael Browne (1930-2016) joined the British Army and became a Royal Marine Commando. A careless and self confident young man, he saw action in the jungles of Malaya in the Far East. To Michael Browne, a Friday night was the chance to watch a film, get drunk and have a fight. On one such night in Hong Kong in 1951, Michael Browne had an encounter with the…

“Give me one good reason why you are not saved” (17 min)

Ken Fillis was a policeman in the RUC during the troubles in Northern Ireland in the 1970s and 80s. God preserved him through it all and finally saved him in the year 2,000, when in his 40’s, during a series of gospel meetings in Coleraine with Murray McCandless and Peter Orasuk. The question that God used to get his attention? “Kenneth, give me one good reason why you are not saved”! A touching story. (Testimony told 27th April 2008)

Saved at University (37 min)

Evangelist Dan Gillies recounts the story of his conversion while at University in Scotland and his subsequent “call to the Lord’s work”. Don’t miss his recollections of the ‘lantern slide nights’! (Message preached at Bicester, Easter 27th March 2005)

I Wanted to Become a Vicar (23 min)

In 2004, in his 90th year, Eddie Geary told old how God had saved him 70 years previously as a self-righteous young man who wanted to be a minister in the Church of England (Episcopal/Anglican) but knew nothing of the Lord’s words in John 3, “Unless a man is born again, he cannot enter the kingdom of God”. Mr Geary’s accent isn’t the easiest to understand, but stick with him…this is a great story that will warm your heart! (Testimony…

Could It Really Be That Simple? (30 min)

Paul Didcott relates his conversion in Bristol, England, as a child of 10 back in 1976 and how he struggled with the issues of the simplicity and assurance of salvation (Message preached in 2004) (Photo: Clifton suspension bridge, Bristol)

It Is Finished, Yes Indeed! (21 min)

Businessman Brian Chapman, from Northern Ireland, tells how he became a Christian as a young man in 1979 through attending meetings where the gospel was preached by evangelist Mr Sam McBride.  (Testimony given in 2002) (Photo: River Blackwater, Co Armagh)    

“It’s not an easy thing to admit ‘I’m not saved’.” (38 min)

David Castles tells how, while at Oxford University, he realised he was not truly saved, though he had thought he was for a good number of years. His self-deception was slowly but surely uncovered and he was eventually delivered through the preaching of the gospel and the Holy Spirit’s application of the word of God to his soul (Testimony given in 2002)