I Welcomed the Return of the Lord (Audio Essay)

My parents are both Christians and from an early age I started going with them to church to attend services. At the age of 12 I attended a grand Christian camp in Myanmar, and while I was there a pastor told me: “The only way to avoid death and enter the kingdom of heaven is to be baptized.” And so in order to enter the kingdom of heaven I decided to get baptized while I was at the camp. From that time on, I became a genuine Christian.

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After reaching adulthood, I became the chairperson of my church’s youth association for many years, and whenever the preachers weren’t there I would lead the brothers and sisters in prayer, Bible studies, hymn-singing, and the sharing of testimonies. Continue reading “I Welcomed the Return of the Lord (Audio Essay)”

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Knowing the Purpose and Significance of Each of the Three Stages of God’s Work

Chapter 3 You Must Know the Truths About the Three Stages of God’s Work

3. Knowing the Purpose and Significance of Each of the Three Stages of God’s Work

Relevant Words of God:

At this time, the significance, purpose, and phases of Jehovah’s work in Israel were to initiate His work on the whole earth, which, taking Israel as its center, gradually spread into the Gentile nations. This is the principle according to which He works throughout the universe—to establish a model and then broaden it until all people in the universe shall have received His gospel. The first Israelites were the descendants of Noah. Continue reading “Knowing the Purpose and Significance of Each of the Three Stages of God’s Work”

How should one experience God’s judgment and chastisement in order to attain salvation?

Relevant Words of God:

To summarize taking the path of Peter in believing in God, it is to take the path of pursuing the truth, which is also the path of truly knowing oneself and changing one’s disposition. Only by going the path of Peter will one be going the path of being perfected by God. One must be clear on specifically how to take the path of Peter and how to put it into practice. First, one must put aside his own intentions, improper pursuits, and even his family and all things of his own flesh. Continue reading “How should one experience God’s judgment and chastisement in order to attain salvation?”

Christian Life: The Correct Way to Teach One’s Child and Be a Caring Mother

High Hopes for the Newborn Daughter

(Source: Megapixl)

By Lexin, Hong Kong

Introduction:

“Mom, you used to be so strict with my studies that I never had any time to play. You’ve changed so much for the better now and you speak so gently. I love you, mom,” said the innocent, lively young girl cheerfully as she lay flat by her young mother’s ear, and the young mother’s face flushed with happiness.

This young mother’s name is Lexin, and when we hear her daughter’s simple expression, we can deduce that their relationship was previously not so harmonious, because of the pressure Lexin placed on her daughter regarding her studies. Continue reading “Christian Life: The Correct Way to Teach One’s Child and Be a Caring Mother”

What Salvation Is and How It’s Gained From God

By Junying

What is salvation? How can we gain salvation from God? This is an important question for every one of us and it is something we all long for; it is directly related to whether or not we can enter the kingdom of heaven. This piece we have for you today gives us an answer. Let’s come to an understanding together of what God’s salvation really is!

Being saved by God isn’t the same as being rescued. It’s not aid given to the poor by the rich, it’s not a doctor saving the life of a patient, and it’s not the loving help of a kind person or a charitable organization. Continue reading “What Salvation Is and How It’s Gained From God”

What Warning Does the Lord Jesus Not Keeping the Sabbath Day Hold for Us?

By Li Qing, China

Earlyone morning, as I was practicing my spiritual devotions, I saw this written in the Bible: “At that time Jesus went on the sabbath day through the corn; and his disciples were an hungered, and began to pluck the ears of corn and to eat. But when the Pharisees saw it, they said to him, Behold, your disciples do that which is not lawful to do on the sabbath day. But he said to them…. But I say to you, That in this place is one greater than the temple. Continue reading “What Warning Does the Lord Jesus Not Keeping the Sabbath Day Hold for Us?”