By Xiaoqian When Job was tempted by Satan, he—the richest man in the East—became penniless overnight and was covered with boils. He was suffering from both illness and ridicule from his family and friends. But he said, “Naked came I out of my mother’s womb, and naked shall I return thither: Jehovah gave, and Jehovah has taken away; blessed be the name of Jehovah” (Job 1:21). “Shall we receive good at the hand of God, and shall we not receive … Read More How to Deal With Unpleasant Things
By Fang Zheng Whenever I recalled my son’s illness when he was little, I couldn’t help but thank God from the bottom of my heart. It was God who saved my son and made my faith in God stronger. That unforgettable experience still remains fresh in my memory. The weather was very cold at the end of that year. My four-year-old son suddenly got a fever, so my husband took him to the town hospital for treatment. After some days, … Read More My Son Was Cured of Sudden Septicemia Without Treatment
By Congcong “Commit your way to Jehovah; trust also in Him; and He shall bring it to pass” (Psalm 37:5). ——Epigraph I started to believe in the Lord along with my parents when I was little. Now I am a young Christian and work in the special effects industry as an intern. One time, when I was making a 3D model, I had difficulty in creating a texture mapping because the model I wanted to make had high requirements for … Read More Relying on God to Witness His Deeds in the Face of Difficulties
By Huafei For Christians, nothing is more necessary than to read the Bible every day. But do you know how we should read the Bible to achieve results, and what attitude we should hold toward reading the Bible to gain the guidance of the Holy Spirit? Here are 3 principles. 1. Focus on Quieting Ourselves Before God in Reading the Bible God’s words say, “When the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father … Read More Have You Mastered the 3 Key Points on Reading the Bible?
By Chen Moran In October 1992, not long after I first started believing in the Lord, I often brought my son, who was then four years old, to join the fellowship in the village, and we prayed together every day. Although I went to the church to join the fellowship, I still lacked faith in the Lord in my heart. I had only thirty percent faith and seventy percent doubt. It was not until I saw the power and miraculous … Read More Christian Testimony: My 5-Year-Old Son Fell Into a 20-Meter-Deep Well and Was Wonderfully Protected by the Lord
By Li Yan Every Christian who is familiar with the Bible knows the story of Moses leading the Israelites out of Egypt. When I was reading the Bible today, I saw a passage of what Jehovah God said to Moses: “How long shall I bear with this evil congregation, which murmur against Me? I have heard the murmurings of the children of Israel, which they murmur against Me. Say to them, As truly as I live, said Jehovah, as you … Read More The Israelites Dying in the Wilderness Is a Warning to Us
By Xiang Ai I got married in 1976. Unexpectedly, in the second year after marriage, I noticed some sores on my body. At first, they were just some red spots on my arms, and I thought they were bug bites. I looked for folk remedies as treatment; however, it didn’t work. Afterward, those red spots were getting more and more and bigger and bigger, and I hardly found a good spot on my body except my head, feet, and hands. … Read More Christian Testimony: My Serious Illness Was Miraculously Cured After I Relied On God
It was the day of my father’s birthday on November 13th, 1993 according to the lunar calendar. As my father’s house was far away from mine, I allowed plenty of time and took my five-year-old son to have a birthday party for him. However, I made a mistake and the bus passed the right stop so we were still ten or fifteen kilometers away from my father’s house. After a good person gave us a free ride, we still had … Read More After My Metrorrhagia …
As for Nathanael, I am confident that every brother and sister in the Lord is familiar with him. Recently, through reviewing the story of how Nathanael recognized the Lord, I have found two paths of practice to welcome the Lord. Now I’d like to share them with you. 1. Harboring an Open-hearted Attitude When the Lord Jesus came to do His work, He personally called Philip. After recognizing that Jesus was the Coming One foretold by the prophets, Philip wasted … Read More Inspiration From the Story of Nathanael Recognizing the Lord
Believers in the Lord know that spiritual devotion is very important, and effective spiritual devotion can help us understand more truths, making our spiritual life progress more rapidly. But in our daily lives, even though we read the Bible, say prayers and sing hymns every day, we don’t have spiritual enjoyment. So, how can we get results from our spiritual devotionals? Here are 3 ways. 1. Quiet Our Hearts Before God During Spiritual Devotions In this materialistic world, our minds … Read More How Can We Get Results From Our Daily Devotionals?