Ten Years of God’s Faithfulness

We started out printing papers on a slow, little printer on the dining room table which took 12 hours and had to be carefully monitored.Read more

Happy Birthday, Gospel Truth!

“Happy Birthday Gospel Truth! By this means many people have been reached, even those in remote areas who can’t access Internet. The Gospel Truth, with full elaborated verses, has helped us reach 5000 to 7000 people.

“It has made many come down to ask for more truth on the Church of God standards. Let’s join hands to pray that Gospel Truth expands more beyond oceans and beyond borders. Long live Gospel Truth!”

—Peter Akweyona, Kenya

 

“It is worth thanking God for sustaining the Gospel Truth publication for these 10 years. Since the inception, it has been a cherished one, serving for studies and evangelical works. It could be seen for us here as if our evangelism is not complete without having a copy to distribute. But most of all is the grace given for the continual publication.”

—Chinwendu Nwachukwu, NigeriaRead more

Gospel Outreach Statistics

There are 17,400 people groups in the world. 42.1% of them are unreached by the gospel. India, Pakistan, and China are the top three countries with the most unreached people groups. There are more people alive today that do not know Christ than at any other time in history.
Source: Joshua Project 2022

Quotes from the Past

“There is a miraculous change when someone is truly saved through the power of Jesus Christ. A Christian—a disciple of Jesus Christ, can follow in His example and live without committing sin (I Peter 2:21-22). Many in the religious world have watered down this simple, doctrinal truth to excuse unrighteousness.”
Issue 2, Sin and Salvation.

“The infilling of the Holy Spirit is a work of faith and does not always come by great demonstration or emotion.” “The true evidence of the Holy Spirit is the ability and power to live a holy life.” Issue 8, The Infilling of the Holy Spirit.Read more

Led By the Shepherd

What should I do? Should I live here or move there? Should I continue with my education? What career path should I follow? Is this really the person I should marry? What church should I attend? What is right? How does God want me to live and what does He want me to do? What is the best way to react in this situation? I do not know how I should respond to this challenge in my life. I am overwhelmed with confusion.

Life can be full of questions, confusion, and many decisions that need to be made. Some decisions are very weighty and will have far-reaching consequences; others even change the very trajectory of your life. The wonderful news is that you don’t have to face these challenges by yourself or in your own wisdom. God is interested in your life and He has a unique plan for you. God is primarily concerned about your spiritual well-being, but He is also interested in everything that touches your life.Read more

Editorial

And the LORD went before them by day in a pillar of a cloud, to lead them the way; and by night in a pillar of fire, to give them light; to go by day and night.
—Exodus 13:21

As the Lord went before the children of Israel in a pillar of a cloud in the day and in a pillar of fire by night to lead the way, so the Lord will be just as faithful to guide His children today. God has not left us to our own devices to discover the way to make it to Heaven. He has not left us alone to our own thinking and wisdom to make decisions that will radically change our lives. God has promised to lead us and be with us.Read more

How to Know the Will of God

Scripture Reading:

Wherefore be ye not unwise, but understanding what the will of the Lord is. — Ephesians 5:17

Summary:

God has provided the tools and resources with which we can know and understand His will in our individual lives.Read more

How to Know the Will of God

It is God’s desire and purpose to commune with His children. He has promised to lead and guide us, and it is possible through the divine gifts and tools of the Spirit to individually know the will of God for our personal lives. It is imperative for spiritual success that we be wise and understand “what the will of the Lord is” (Ephesians 5:17).

God Wants To Reveal His Will

Promises of Leadership

The promises of God are sure and applicable to everyone in this generation who meets the conditions. Proverbs 3:6 says, “In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.” If a child of God will acknowledge God and give Him the right and room to work, He will reveal His divine will and plan. The mystery and questions of life can be answered as Christ has “made known unto us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure” (Ephesians 1:9). While the world may scoff and sneer at Christians, saints of God can trust and rest in the Lord, as they are “filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding” (Colossians 1:9). What a comfort and strength it is to face the dilemmas and problems of life with the knowledge that God with His infinite wisdom will lead us in a manner befitting our personal capacity to comprehend His will. The major decisions of life can rest in the knowledge and power of God rather than on the wisdom of this world and the flighty whims of feeling and emotion.Read more

Questions about God’s Will

Is there a divine will for every personal decision that we make?

 

God is interested in our lives because He loves us. He has a specific will for spiritual matters as well as for things that will affect the quality and well-being of our lives. However, there are some decisions that are a matter of personal choice to which God has no particular, active will. Do you paint the wall red or blue? Do you take the bus or a private car? Do you eat potatoes or rice for dinner tonight? God allows us to follow our inclinations and honors our preferences in nonessential areas of life. Children of God should exercise their will without fear within the parameters of God’s general will. If within those nonessential decisions God sees a danger or hindrance, we can trust that He will be faithful to reveal otherwise to us when expedient and necessary.Read more

The “Voice of God” As an Excuse

God gets blamed for a lot of things by religious people. Many people use “the voice of God” to justify and explain their decisions and behaviors. It is important that God not be used as a scapegoat or as an excuse for following personal ways, ideas, and inclinations. Individuals should acknowledge their errors and even their mistakes in understanding the Lord and His will.