The messages in For Believers Only has been a favorite of mine all my life since elementary school! I enjoyed his sermons and found they fulfilled a spiritual need, offering encouragement, and the ability to focus on the important things of life.
Our family first heard Pastor Dale Satterthwaite speak at a National Conference get together of Baptist Churches. The children’s program was great, but I wanted to get something more spiritually nourishing. My folks reluctantly decided to allow me to sit with them and resisted the efforts of the ushers to send me with the “little kids.”
I took notes and listened with great interest to the message from Romans 8:28 about how all things work together for good to God’s people. My folks were deeply involved in a local church, but began to extricate themselves from the various duties, so we could attend Sunday evening services, even though we had to drive over an hour to reach Calvary Baptist Church.
We soon left the local church to attend the morning Sunday services in Los Angeles as well. The time spent under Pastor Dale’s ministry deeply affected our family at all levels. My mother extracted herself from her jobs and schooling so she could be a stay at home mother and home school us children. Daily family devotions became a daily rule, and Bible memory came first. Even the long trips to the church were spent memorizing new verses, and reviewing the quickly growing list of verses and chapters.
This book has been available in both printed form and digital format for Bible software, but this version is a complete new edit of the work. The many Scriptural mentions have had the references added, and a few footnotes have been added. Careful indexing has been added as well as a Scripture index. Typos and other refinements have been completed as well.
It is my wish that this book will find its way in the hands of many of God’s people, so they too can be encouraged in a special way to pay attention to their spiritual lives and begin to see God’s hand in their lives each day. Please take the time to invest in your spiritual future.