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Those Who Obey God With a True Heart Shall Surely Be Gained by God

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The work of the Holy Spirit changes from day to day. It rises higher with each step, the revelation of tomorrow higher than today’s, climbing ever higher, step after step. Such is the work by which God perfects man. If people cannot keep pace, then they could be cast out at any time. If they do not have a heart of obedience, they will be unable to follow to the very end. The former age has passed; this is a new age. And in a new age, new work must be done. Particularly in the final age in which people are perfected, God will perform newer work, more quickly, so without obedience in their hearts, people will find it difficult to follow the footsteps of God. God does not abide by any rules, nor does He treat any stage of His work as unchanging. Instead, the work He does is ever newer and ever higher. With each stage, His work becomes more and more practical, and increasingly in line with the actual needs of man. Only after people experience such work can they attain the final transformation of their disposition. Man’s knowledge of life reaches ever higher levels, and so, likewise, the work of God reaches ever higher levels. Only thus can man be made perfect and become fit for God’s use. God works in Continue reading


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X. One Must Fellowship Clearly on the Truths Concerning How to Know God

How can one know God’s disposition and essence

2. How can one know God’s disposition and essence?

    Relevant Words of God:

    The joy of God is due to the existence and emergence of righteousness and light, because of the destruction of darkness and evil. He takes delight in bringing the light and a good life to mankind; His joy is a righteous joy, a symbol of the existence of all that is positive and, even more, a symbol of auspiciousness. The anger of God is due to the harm that the existence and interference of injustice brings upon His mankind, because of the existence of evil and darkness, because of the existence of things that drive out the truth, and even more, because of the existence of things that oppose what is good and beautiful. His anger is a symbol that all things negative no longer exist and, even more than that, it is a symbol of His holiness. His sorrow is due to mankind, for whom He has hopes but who has fallen into darkness, because the work He does on man does not come up to His expectations, and because the mankind He loves cannot all live in the light. He feels sorrow for the innocent mankind, for the honest but ignorant man, and for the man who is good but lacking in his own views. His sorrow is a symbol of His goodness and of His mercy, a symbol of beauty and of kindness. His happiness, of course, comes from defeating His enemies and gaining the good faith of man. More than this, it arises from the expulsion and destruction of all enemy forces, and because mankind receives a good and peaceful life. The happiness of God is unlike the joy of man; rather, it is the feeling of garnering good fruits, a feeling even greater than joy. His happiness is a symbol of mankind breaking free of suffering from this time forth, and a symbol of mankind entering a world of light.

from “It Is Very Important to Understand God’s Disposition” in The Word Appears in the Flesh Continue reading


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Believing in God Should Focus on Reality, Not Religious Rituals

Believing in God Should Focus on Reality, Not Religious Rituals

    How many religious customs do you observe? How many times have you rebelled against the word of God and gone your own way? How many times have you put into practice the word of God because you are truly considerate of His burdens and seek to fulfill His desire? Understand the word of God and put it into action. Be principled in your actions and deeds; this is not abiding by rules or to do so grudgingly just for show. Rather, this is the practice of truth and living by the word of God. Only practice such as this satisfies God. Any custom that pleases God is not a rule but the practice of truth. Continue reading


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A Hymn of God’s Words “True Meaning of Faith in God”

A Hymn of God’s Words “True Meaning of Faith in God

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So many people believe, but so few understand what faith in God really means, what they need to do to beat with God’s heart. So many know the word “God,” know phrases like the “work of God,” but they don’t know Him, nor what He really does. No wonder their faith is blind. They’re not serious about this because it’s unfamiliar and strange. So they are far short of God’s demands. If you don’t know God and His work, can you be fit for His use? Can you fulfill the desire of God? Believing that God exists is not enough. That’s too simple, it’s too religious. It’s not the same as real belief in Him. True faith in God means you experience His works and His words on the faith that He’s sovereign over everything. Then you can free yourself from corrupt disposition and fulfill God’s desires in your life and come to know Him. That’s the way to true belief in God. That’s the way to true belief in Him.

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So many think of believing as something simple and shallow. Such belief is meaningless. How can God approve? They’re on the wrong path. Those who believe in letters, in hollow teachings still don’t know that their faith is unreal and won’t be approved by God. Still they pray for peace and grace. Stop and think if faith is that easy. Is it just to ask for peace and grace? Can you fulfill the desire of His, when you still resist Him, not knowing Him? Believing that God exists is not enough. That’s too simple, it’s too religious. It’s not the same as real belief in Him. True faith in God means you experience His works and His words on the faith that He’s sovereign over everything. Then you can free yourself from corrupt disposition and fulfill God’s desires in your life and come to know Him. That’s the way to true belief in God. That’s the way to true belief in God. That’s the way to true belief in Him.

from Preface to The Word Appears in the Flesh

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You Ought to Live for the Truth Since You Believe in God

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The common problem that exists in all men is that they understand the truth but cannot put it into practice. One factor is that man is unwilling to pay the price, and the other is that man’s discernment is too inadequate; he is unable to see past many of the difficulties that exist in real life and knows not how to appropriately practice. As man has too little experience, poor caliber, and limited understanding of the truth, he is unable to resolve the difficulties he encounters in life. He can only pay lip service to his faith in God, yet is unable to bring God into his everyday life. In other words, God is God, and life is life, as if man has no relationship with God in his life. That is what all men believe. Such manner of faith in God will not allow man to be gained and perfected by Him in reality. In truth, it is not that the word of God is incomplete, but rather that the ability of man to receive His word is simply inadequate. It can be said that almost no man acts according to God’s intentions. Rather, their faith in God is in accordance with their own intentions, established religious notions, and customs. Few are those who undergo a transformation following the acceptance of God’s word and begin to act in accordance with His will. Rather, they persist in their mistaken beliefs. When man begins to believe in God, he does so based on the conventional rules of religion, and lives and interacts with others entirely on the basis of his own philosophy of life. Such is the case for nine out of every ten people. Very few are those who formulate another plan and turn over a new leaf after beginning to believe in God. None regard or put into practice the word of God as the truth. Continue reading


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Promises to Those Who Have Been Perfected

Promises to Those Who Have Been Perfected

    What is the path through which God perfects man? Which aspects are included? Are you willing to be perfected by God? Are you willing to accept the judgment and chastisement of God? What do you know of these questions? If you cannot speak of such knowledge, then this shows that you still know not of God’s work and have not been enlightened at all by the Holy Spirit. Such kind of man cannot be perfected. They can only receive a small amount of grace to enjoy briefly and it cannot be maintained in the long term. If one merely enjoys God’s grace, he cannot be perfected by God. Some may be satisfied with the peace and enjoyment of the flesh, a life of ease without adversity or misfortune, living in peace with their family without fights or quarrels. They may even believe this to be the blessing of God, but in truth, it is merely the grace of God. You cannot be satisfied merely with enjoying the grace of God. This kind of thinking is too vulgar. Even if you read the word of God daily, pray every day, and your spirit feels particular enjoyment and peace, yet in the end you cannot speak of any knowledge of God and His work or have no experience with such, and no matter how much of God’s word you have eaten and drunk, if you merely feel peace and enjoyment in your spirit and that the word of God is sweet beyond compare, as if you cannot enjoy it enough, but you have no real experience with and no reality of the word of God, then what can you receive from such manner of faith in God? If you cannot live out the essence of God’s word, your eating and drinking of God’s words and prayers are entirely concerned with religion. Then such kind of man cannot be perfected and cannot be gained by God. All those gained by God are those who pursue the truth. What God gains is not man’s flesh nor his possessions, but the part within him that belongs to God. Therefore, God perfects not the flesh of man but his heart, so that the heart of man may be gained by God. In other words, the essence of saying that God perfects man is that God perfects the heart of man so that it may turn to God and love Him. Continue reading


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2019 Christian Gospel Song | “Obey the Work of the Spirit to Follow to the End”

2019 Christian Gospel Song | “Obey the Work of the Spirit to Follow to the End”

The Holy Spirit’s work changes day to day,

higher step by step with greater revelations.

This is how God works to perfect mankind.

If man cannot keep up, he may be left behind.

Without a heart willing to obey,

he cannot follow through to the end.

Those who disobey by nature, oppose by will,

they will be left behind, as God’s work rushes on.

Only those who obey, gladly humble themselves

can progress to the end, to the end of the road.

The former age has passed, and this is a new age.

When a new age comes, new work must then be done.

And in the final age when God perfects man,

God will work oh so fast, performing new work.

And so without a heart that obeys,

how difficult to follow in God’s steps!

Those who disobey by nature, oppose by will,

they will be left behind, as God’s work rushes on.

Only those who obey, gladly humble themselves

can progress to the end, to the end of the road.

God’s work is not unchanging nor bound by rules,

but it’s ever newer, it is always higher.

His work becomes more practical with each step,

more and more in line with actual needs of mankind.

Only when man’s gone through this kind of work,

can his disposition finally change.

Those who disobey by nature, oppose by will,

they will be left behind, as God’s work rushes on.

Only those who obey, gladly humble themselves

can progress to the end, to the end of the road.

Man’s knowledge of life grows, and so God elevates His work.

That’s how God perfects man and makes him fit for God’s use.

His work fights, sets right man’s notions,

leads them to a higher, realer state,

the highest realm of faith in God, so His will may be done.

Those who disobey by nature, oppose by will,

they will be left behind, as God’s work rushes on.

Only those who obey, gladly humble themselves

can progress to the end, to the end of the road.

from Follow the Lamb and Sing New Songs

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Do You Know the Way to Trusting God Through Trials?

Do You Know the Way to Trusting God Through Trials?

By Huixin

    Every brother and sister will encounter trials, like illness, persecution and suffering, natural and manmade disasters. When these situations befall us, they are tests of our faith and obedience toward God. The Bible says, “For You, O God, have proved us: You have tried us, as silver is tried” (Psalm 66:10). “My brothers, count it all joy when you fall into divers temptations; Knowing this, that the trying of your faith works patience. But let patience have her perfect work, that you may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing” (James 1:2–4). From this we can see that trials are God’s tests and ordeals for people. They can temper people’s will, refine their confidence, cleanse the impurity in their belief in God, further their spiritual growth and make them soon become someone after God’s heart. Continue reading