Beware! Don’t Steal God’s Glory

By Xiaonuo In a Bible study meeting, I gained some understanding of why those who serve God must give glory to God. There is a story in the Bible: Naaman, the captain of the army of the king of Syria, developed leprosy. He accepted the advice of his wife’s servant and went to Israel to see the prophet Elisha. He went to the Jordan River to wash according to Elisha’s words. Finally, he was cured. In order to thank Elisha … Read More Beware! Don’t Steal God’s Glory

The Lord Has Given Me a Second Life

By  Zhengni Time flies. In the blink of an eye, I have been following the Lord for decades. Whenever I quiet my heart and think of what happened after I believed in the Lord, I strongly feel the Lord’s kindness: If not for the Lord’s mighty hand, I am afraid that I would have long died. One day in the spring of 1979, I suddenly got a severe pain in my belly, so I rushed to a clinic nearby for … Read More The Lord Has Given Me a Second Life

The Path to Overcoming Temptations

In this dazzling world of materialism, we will encounter Satan’s seduction and temptations every day. For example, although some people believe in the Lord, yet when they see unbelievers driving a fancy car, living in a luxury house, and enjoying physical pleasures, they feel envious and begin to follow them in making money to satisfy their desires. Some young people, despite believing in the Lord, follow worldly trends, eating, drinking and making merry, revel in fleshly pleasures and have no … Read More The Path to Overcoming Temptations

My Small Experience of Being Honest

In 2018, I started to be an hourly worker in a fast-food restaurant responsible for serving tables. When I began to work there, I prayed to God: “I will be an honest person, and won’t goof off, be lazy or follow unhealthy social trends.” So no matter what work my boss arranged for me, I would work hard to complete it and then volunteer to find other things to do. Later, my boss came to me and said: “The cleaner’s … Read More My Small Experience of Being Honest

Practicing the Lord’s Words, I’ve Learned Forgiveness

By Tian Jing, China When others do some things that harm us, we find it hard to forgive them, and even continue to resent them. I was once like this. I could never be forgiving with my own efforts, but in the end the Lord’s words helped me make it. Molly and I work as teachers in the same school, and ordinarily we get along pretty well. Some time ago, the principal assigned me to direct the work in a … Read More Practicing the Lord’s Words, I’ve Learned Forgiveness

How to Get Rid of Jealousy

By Li Jing, China I stumbled across a short video called Spellbound, which was about jealousy. This is a story of a lovely girl named Rene. She only ever got a prize for participation no matter which contest she took part in, while her elder sister Sunny, of good character and scholarly, won various trophies, with her bookshelf filled with these things. Rene was very jealous of her outstanding sister, so she often wrote in her notebook: “I hate my … Read More How to Get Rid of Jealousy

Why David Was a Man After God’s Heart

by Ganyuan In the Bible, David was known as someone in accordance with God’s will. When Solomon succeeded to the throne of David, Jehovah God said to him: “ And if you will walk before Me, as David your father walked, in integrity of heart, and in uprightness, to do according to all that I have commanded you, and will keep My statutes and My judgments: Then I will establish the throne of your kingdom on Israel for ever ” … Read More Why David Was a Man After God’s Heart

Amazing Grace: The Lord Has Given Me a Second Life

By Shunfu, China When I first started to believe in the Lord, I often took part in the church’s various activities, and proactively got involved with anything that it needed me to do. I had a lot of faith in the Lord and also enjoyed the Lord’s grace. Afterward , because my husband’s recurrence of his old illness needed money for treatment, and I had four children to look after, I started to plan for the flesh and thought of … Read More Amazing Grace: The Lord Has Given Me a Second Life

Why the Lord Jesus Preached in Parables

By Weimin In the records of the Bible, we can see that when preaching, the Lord Jesus often used parables, such as the parable of the sower, the parable of the mustard seed, the parable of the leaven, the parable of the treasure, the parable of the pearl, the parable of the net, the parable of the ten virgins, the parable of attending the feast, as well as the parables of separating the good and evil servants, and sheep and … Read More Why the Lord Jesus Preached in Parables

Experience at Work: Unexpected Gains From Being an Honest Person

By Xiaoye Recently, I had been looking for a part-time job. And I happened to see a want ad on the Internet and thought the conditions were very good such as what the job entailed, the salary and other aspects. Then I contacted the manager of the company and made an appointment to have an interview the next day at the company. The next day when I got there, I saw a lady in her 40s also come to apply … Read More Experience at Work: Unexpected Gains From Being an Honest Person