Eastern Lightning|Worship God in Spirit and in Truth | A Cappella “The Result Achieved by Knowing God” (Music Video)

Eastern LightningWorship God in Spirit and in Truth | A Cappella “The Result Achieved by Knowing God” (Music Video)

One day,
you will feel that the Creator
is no longer a riddle,
that the Creator has never been hidden from you,
that the Creator
has never concealed His face from you,
that the Creator is not at all far from you,
that the Creator is no longer the One that you constantly long for in your thoughts but that you cannot reach with your feelings,
that He is really and truly standing guard to your left and right,
supplying your life, and controlling your destiny, controlling your destiny. Continue reading “Eastern Lightning|Worship God in Spirit and in Truth | A Cappella “The Result Achieved by Knowing God” (Music Video)”

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Eastern Lightning|Guileless People Are Not Necessarily Honest People

Cheng Mingjie    Xi’an City, Shaanxi Province

  I consider myself to be an outgoing and forthright kind of person. I speak with people in a very straightforward manner; whatever I want to say, I say it—I’m not the type to beat around the bush. In my interactions with people I tend to be a pretty straight shooter. Often, I get cheated or ridiculed for too easily placing trust in others. It was only after I started going to church that I felt I had found a place I could call my own. I thought to myself: In the past my guilelessness has put me at a disadvantage and made me vulnerable to the deception of others; but in church God wants honest people, people who have been scorned by society, so I don’t have to worry anymore about being too guileless. I felt especially comforted when I heard that God loves the honest and simple, and that only the honest shall receive God’s salvation. When I saw how distressed my brothers and sisters had become as they began to recognize their treacherous nature but could not change it, I felt even more relieved that, being honest and straightforward, I wouldn’t have to go through such distress. One day, however, after receiving a revelation from God, I finally realized I wasn’t the honest person I thought I was. Continue reading “Eastern Lightning|Guileless People Are Not Necessarily Honest People”