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“Red Re-Education at Home” (4) – Do Believers in God Really Not Care About Their Families?

Christian Inspirational Videos | “Red Re-Education at Home” (4) – Do Believers in God Really Not Care About Their Families?

The Lord Jesus said, “Go you into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature” (Mak 16:15). Spreading the gospel and bearing witness to God is a kind and righteous act undertaken by Christians. Yet, the Chinese Communist Party cruelly arrests and persecutes Christians, which has led to many of their homes being broken, some have homes they cannot return to, and many have been arrested and imprisoned. Some have even been persecuted to death, but the CCP continues to turn the truth on its head, saying that their homes were broken because of their belief in God. Who is the real culprit in the destruction of countless Christians’ homes?

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TODAY IN SEOUL, KOREA: Press Conference by Chinese Christians Who Fled From Persecution

Press Conference on July 22 of 2019 Given by The Church of Almighty God, a Religious Group Persecuted in China

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1. Speeches at the press conference
2. Witnesses telling their story as victims: Xiao Rui and Zhao Lin

Speech on the Press Conference Held by The Church of Almighty God, a Religious Group Persecuted in China

“The Chinese government’s religious persecution is true. We are the witnesses of this fact: we were tortured and detained, and we fled here for freedom. The CCP government should immediately stop the persecution of Christians, and stop its despicable acts of using our family members to incite Korean media to make false propaganda. ”

  1.  In recent years, the CCP is persecuting all religious faiths, with its suppression of Christianity including Catholicism reaching a peak. Even the state-approved Three-Self churches are not spared: Church buildings were demolished, a large number of crosses were removed, and countless Christians were dispersed and left without a gathering place—many crying and making prayers on the ruins of their meeting venues. Due to their rapid growth, some house churches were condemned as “xie jiao” and subsequently suppressed and banned. CCP’s propaganda uses rumors and slanders to portray these churches as “anti-social religions.” Under the comprehensive and cruel suppression of the CCP, many Christians were sentenced to prison and some were even beaten to death. In addition, countless Christians were rendered homeless, fleeing here and there. Many foreign missionaries, including those from South Korea, were arrested and deported.
  2. The Church of Almighty God (CAG) has been suffering from the CCP government’s manic suppression and persecution since its foundation 28 years ago. The CCP issued a large number of secret documents and launched many special campaigns against CAG. It has performed more than a million arrests of CAG Christians. Many of the Christians were tortured and subjected to forced indoctrination, with over a hundred death cases. Some 500,000 to 600,000 Christians have to flee from the CCP’s hunting year after year, unable to return home. Believers in God are subjected to criminal punishment for merely engaging in regular religious activities or possessing a religious book. Faced with the cruel persecution from the CCP, some CAG Christians resorted to fleeing abroad.
  3. The Chinese government has been non-stop in its religious persecution, yet it denies such facts and carries out deceptive propaganda overseas. Through various approaches, the CCP obtained the personal information of us Christians fleeing abroad and did its utmost to find our relatives in China, who were subjected to forced indoctrination or threatened with their work, pension, and the education and employment of our children. Through coercion and temptation, our family members came to South Korea multiple times to stage false demonstrations under the banner of “searching for relatives.” They distorted facts and claimed that China had religious freedom, falsely accused us to be “fake refugees,” and tried to force us to return to China. We are standing here today to tell people the truth of our situation as Christians fleeing abroad. Despite the CCP’s attempts to deceive the government, media, and people of South Korea through lies and rumors, we choose to express what is in our hearts in the most peaceful and rational way.
  4. There is absolutely no religious freedom in China. We were deprived of any freedom to worship God. All of us standing here are victims who personally experienced imprisonment, torture and all kinds of mistreatment in China. We are the witnesses of the CCP government’s persecution of religious faiths.
  5. By no means is it true that China is free from religious persecution and that people who came here to escape persecution are “false refugees.” The well-founded facts of CCP’s violation of human rights are supported by the U.S. Department of State Report on International Religious Freedom, reports submitted to the United Nations Human Rights Council by international NGOs with consultative status, and the Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom hosted by the U.S. Department of State last week.
  6. Having stated above, we would like to make the followings appeals:

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Is the Work of God So Simple As Man Imagines?

Is the Work of God So Simple As Man Imagines?

    As one who believes in God, you should understand that, today, in receiving the work of God in the last days and all the work of God’s plan in you, you have really received great exaltation and salvation from God. All of God’s work in the entire universe has focused on this group of people. He has devoted all His efforts to you and sacrificed all for you; He has reclaimed and given to you all the work of the Spirit throughout the universe. That is why I say, you are the fortunate. Moreover, He has shifted His glory from Israel, His chosen people, to you, in order to make the purpose of His plan fully manifest through you group of people. Therefore, you are those who will receive the inheritance of God, and even more the heirs of God’s glory. Perhaps you all remember these words: “For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, works for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory.” In the past, you have all heard this saying, yet none understood the true meaning of the words. Today, you know well the real significance they hold. These words are what God will accomplish in the last days. And they will be accomplished upon those cruelly afflicted by the great red dragon in the land where it lies. The great red dragon persecutes God and is the enemy of God, so in this land, those who believe in God are subjected to humiliation and persecution. That is why these words will become reality in you group of people. As the work is carried out in a land that opposes God, all of His work is met with inordinate hindrance, and many of His words cannot be accomplished in good time; hence, people are refined because of the words of God. This too is an element of suffering. It is greatly arduous for God to carry out His work in the land of the great red dragon, but it is through such difficulty that God does a stage of His work to make manifest His wisdom and wondrous deeds. God takes this opportunity to make this group of people complete. Because of people’s suffering, their caliber, and all the satanic disposition of people in this unclean land, God does His work of purification and conquest so that, from this, He may gain glory and gain those who stand witness to His deeds. This is the full significance of all the sacrifices that God has made for this group of people. That is to say, God does the work of conquest just through those who oppose Him. Only doing so can manifest the great power of God. In other words, only those in the unclean land are worthy to inherit the glory of God, and only this can give prominence to the great power of God. That is why I say the glory of God is gained in the unclean land and from those who live within. This is the will of God. This is just as in the stage of Jesus’ work; He could only be glorified among those Pharisees who persecuted Him. If not for such persecution and the betrayal of Judas, Jesus would not have been ridiculed or slandered, much less crucified, and thus could never have gained glory. Wherever God works in each age and wherever He does His work in the flesh, He gains glory there and there gains those He intends to gain. This is the plan of God’s work, and this is His management. Continue reading


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The Hymn of God’s Word “God’s Open Administration Throughout the Universe”

The Hymn of God’s Word “God’s Open Administration Throughout the Universe”

When all nations and peoples return before God’s throne, God shall confer upon the human world all bounty of heaven, so that it will brim with matchless bounty because of Him, matchless bounty because of Him. All stars, the sun and moon in the heavens, God will make them new, make them new. The skies will no longer be as they once were. All things on earth shall be renewed. All will become complete through God’s words. God will make them new by His word.

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But as long as the old world remains in existence, God shall hurl forth His rage upon the nations and make known His ruling decrees to the universe, and bring chastisement on whomever violates them. All stars, the sun and moon in the heavens, God will make them new, make them new. The skies will no longer be as they once were. All things on earth shall be renewed. All will become complete through God’s words. God will make them new by His word. Continue reading


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“Red Re-Education at Home” (3) – Christians Explain the Root and Outcome of the Chinese Communist Party’s Resistance to God

Christian Film | “Red Re-Education at Home” (3) – Christians Explain the Root and Outcome of the Chinese Communist Party’s Resistance to God

Since the CCP so madly persecutes Christians and they have yet to see God destroy it, many people do not believe that resisting God will lead to retribution or punishment, and they particularly do not believe in God’s existence or His rule. Does this viewpoint have any basis in the truth? Is it in line with the facts of God’s work?

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They Are Coming! CCP Sends Again Relatives of Church of Almighty God Refugees to Korea to Stage False Demonstrations

“A Red Herring “Family Search Group.” When the CCP’s Persecution of Christians Will End!

My understanding: Because of the cruel arrest and persecution of the CCP, thousands of Christians can’t return home, living a fleeing life. Today, I read a news report saying the CCP once again staged fake “”””seeking for relatives”””” demonstrations in South Korea. They tricked Christian families to South Korea to search for their relatives, and then extradite Christians back to China. It can be seen that Christians who have escaped overseas still can’t have peace, and they still have to suffer persecution from the CCP’s minions and secret agents. Once Christians are extradited, they will be directly sent to prison, tortured by the CCP, and even they may be persecuted to death. As a member of the Church of Almighty God, I hope that you as a righteous person can pay attention to them.”

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The CCP harasses again the relatives of CAG refugees in Korea who live in China, luring them to travel abroad to South Korea on July 22-24 next to “search for relatives” and bring them back… to jail.

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The Church of Almighty God: Persecuted At Home and Abroad

The Church of Almighty God (CAG) is the largest Chinese Christian new religious movement. Due to its rapid growth, the Church was included in the xie jiao list by the CCP in 1995 and has been heavily persecuted since. CAG members have been subjected to persecution, with frequent cases of arrests and torture. According to the recently released 2019 report of the U.S. Commission for International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), “in 2018, the Chinese government harassed and arrested thousands of followers of […] The Church of Almighty God. Many of those detained during the year—whom The Church of Almighty God estimates to be in the thousands—suffered torture and other abuses, in some cases resulting in deaths or unexplained disappearances while in custody.” According to the yearly Report on International Religious Freedom of the U.S. State Department for 2019, covering the year 2018, “The Church of Almighty God reported authorities arrested 11,111 of its members during the year,” against 9,000 from Falun Gong, the second most targeted group. “The Church of Almighty God, the document adds, reported authorities subjected hundreds of their members to ‘torture or forced indoctrination.’” Overall, the document said, “The Church of Almighty God reported authorities subjected 525 of its members to ‘torture or forced indoctrination’ during the year. The Church also reported members suffered miscarriages after police subjected them to ‘torture and abuse’ in detention facilities.” Continue reading


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The Word of God | The Love of God Keeps Watch | “The Sighing of the Almighty” (Excerpt 2)

The Word of God | The Love of God Keeps Watch | “The Sighing of the Almighty” (Excerpt 2)

Almighty God says, “The Almighty has mercy on these people who have suffered deeply; at the same time, He is fed up with these people who lack consciousness, as He has had to wait too long for an answer from humanity. He wishes to seek, to seek your heart and your spirit, to bring you water and food and to awaken you, that you may no longer be thirsty and hungry. When you are weary and when you begin to feel something of the bleak desolation of this world, do not be lost, do not cry. Almighty God, the Watcher, will embrace your arrival at any time” (The Word Appears in the Flesh).

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“Red Re-Education at Home” (2) – What Kind of Plot Was Behind the Chinese Communist Party’s Trial for the May 28 Zhaoyuan Case?

Christian Film | “Red Re-Education at Home” (2) – What Kind of Plot Was Behind the Chinese Communist Party’s Trial for the May 28 Zhaoyuan Case?

After the May 28 Zhaoyuan incident in Shandong that shocked both China and the rest of the world, when the CCP brought the case to trial, the suspects involved were clear in their confessions that they were not members of The Church of Almighty God. However, the CCP still insisted on referring to them as people belonging to The Church of Almighty God. What was their motive? What kind of plot was hidden behind this case?

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