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
By Zhuiqiu, China On March 3, 2016, I rode my electric scooter to attend a meeting after breakfast. When I got to a narrow country road, a truck that was fully loaded with bricks was reversing along it. As the road was narrow and I had no place to retreat to, I moved onto the porch of someone’s house to give way to the truck. The porch was over two meters high with three-meter-long precast slabs for its roof. I … Read More A Miracle Occurred When Death Drew Near
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?
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
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