THE POWER OF ONE
by Flavil Nichols
During the war
between the states; a young woman learned the truth and obeyed the
gospel. Her sweetheart, L. H. Halbrook, was a confederate soldier. He was captured by the
union army and kept a prisoner in
But wait, the story is not ended! One of those 6,000 was my father, the late Gus Nichols! Twelve thousand were baptized under his preaching.
Among those baptized by Gus Nichols, no one knows, nor can know, how many began to preach the glorious gospel of Christ (2 Corinthians 4:3, 4); but I personally know of several. I, Flavil Nichols, am ONE whom he baptized and whom he encouraged to preach the truth. And under my preaching, about three thousand have been baptized. A few among them preach the gospel also!
Only eternity can reveal the total results of the conversion of that one girl nearly one hundred and fifty years ago. The results are not yet all in! But this shows that TWENTY-ONE THOUSAND people have become Christians through this single thread in the fabric of her influence.
Go, and do likewise (Luke ). YOU are important, too! Dear reader, if you go to heaven, others probably will be saved by you! For what knowest thou, O wife, whether thou shalt save thy husband? or how knowest though, O man, whether thou shalt save they wife (1 Corinthians )? Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven (Matthew 6:16). Each ONE is very important.