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Eastern Lightning|I, Being Arrogant, Finally Fell Before the Throne of Almighty God

I, Being Arrogant, Finally Fell Before the Throne of Almighty God

Peng Lin

Baoji City, Shaanxi Province

Since I was a little child, I had believed in Jesus with my parents. During the Great Cultural Revolution, I saw that many “great men” who believed in God were put in prison yet I was safe and sound, so I felt that God loved me so much, and that I was probably the “apple of God’s eye” and thus no one on earth dared to touch me. Therefore, I looked on myself as “God’s favored one” and became proud and supercilious. I remember that in 1978, Wang X, a leader of the Three-Self sect, and several county leaders came to Baoji City to deal with us house churches. When Wang X said that we must believe in God according to the constitution, I became furious and argued with him, saying, “If we believe inGod in this way, are we faithful to the constitution or to God? …” This made my name spread over the entire Old Local Church. I seemed to have become a hero and a model. From then on, the brothers and sisters looked up to me very much. If they had a meeting without me in attendance, they would feel very disappointed. And some people came by car especially to listen to my preaching and applauded it. That even more made me forget who I was. I boasted that I had never tumbled on the path of belief in God and thought that I had been gained by God. But unexpectedly, when God came the second time and called me to return to him, I rejected, resisted, and ignored him, standing in a high position and treating everything with contempt. It was not until in April 2001 that I fell down before Almighty God.

In 1997 when I first heard the message that “the Lord has returned,” I neither gave it any importance nor sought. Instead, I thought that it was “sheer nonsense” and a “heretical fallacy.”

In the spring of that year, I heard more rumors about “the Eastern Lightning” at a co-worker meeting. They said, “People of ‘the Eastern Lightning’ say that the Lord has returned. That’s not possible at all. Their bewitching power is very great and dangerous. Their means are cruel, and their movements are furtive. Their preaching spreads very rapidly and is going to sweep across the entire ‘Christian world’ like a storm. Even many of those who have a firm foundation have been deceived. So we cannot take it lightly. …” As for these indefensible and absurd rumors, I not only did not doubt them, but believed them to be absolutely true. At that time, I thought haughtily, “God regards me as a ‘treasure.’ No matter how cruel, diabolic, and insidious the people of ‘the Eastern Lightning’ are, they dare not touch me. It’s not a big deal to me.” And I also thought belligerently, “People of ‘the Eastern Lightning,’ if you are really capable, come to preach to me face to face. I’m not afraid. Just come to me if you have the guts. You’ll see how I score you off. I will make you leave ashamed.” After I went back, I repeated all those rumors to the brothers and sisters.

In the winter of 1998, two brothers from Henan Province came to our meeting, yet I did not take much notice of them. Several days later, Brother Qi of our church said to me in secret, “Those two Henan people stayed at my home for five to six days, and finally they told me that the Lord had returned and done a new work. I couldn’t accept it, so I drove them away angrily.” I nodded my head approvingly and said smilingly, “Well done! These ‘heresy’ preachers should be driven away mercilessly.”

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God’s Utterance “God’s Work, God’s Disposition, and God Himself I” (Part One) | Eastern Lightning

God’s Utterance “God’s Work, God’s Disposition, and God Himself I” (Part One) | Eastern Lightning

Eastern Lightning | The Church of Almighty God came into being because of the work of the returned Lord Jesus—Almighty God, Christ of the last days in China, and it isn’t established by any person. Christ is the truth, the way, and the life. After reading God’s word, you will see that God has appeared.

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The Hymn of God’s Word “The Identity and Position of God Himself” | Eastern Lightning

The Hymn of God’s Word “The Identity and Position of God Himself” | Eastern Lightning

The Identity and Position of God Himself
I
God is He who rules o’er all things,
God is He who presides o’er all things.
He created everything, presides over everything,
He rules over all and provides for all.
This is God’s position, this is what He is.
To everything, and to all created things,
He’s the Maker of all things and the Lord of all things.
This is the truth of what He is,
His identity is unique in all creation.
No created being, in mankind or in spirit world,
can pretend to be God or stand in God’s own position
to replace God by any means or by any pretext.
In all creation only one being
has such identity, such power and authority,
and can rule over all things.
He is our one and only God Himself.
He is our one and only God Himself.
II
God lives among creation, walking among them.
He can also soar up high, above all things.
He can lower Himself, becoming a man of flesh,
a man of flesh and blood in humankind.
He meets people face to face, shares their sorrows and joys.
At the same time, He presides over all,
decides the fate of all and the direction for all things to go.
And even more, He’s guiding the destiny
and the direction of mankind.
A God as such deserves to be worshiped,
to be obeyed, as well as to be known by anyone with life.
No matter which part of the human race you are,
or what kind of human being you are,
trust God, follow and revere God,
accept God’s dominion, accept His dominion,
and His disposing of your fate.
For any human being or anyone with life,
this is the only choice, a choice you have to make.
This is the only choice, a choice you have to make.

from “God Himself, the Unique X” in A Continuation of The Word Appears in the Flesh
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God’s Utterance “God’s Work, God’s Disposition, and God Himself II” (Part Five) | Eastern Lightning

God’s Utterance “God’s Work, God’s Disposition, and God Himself II” (Part Five) | Eastern Lightning 

God’s words in this video are from the book “A Continuation of The Word Appears in the Flesh.”
The content of this video:
About Job
In Job’s Daily Life We See His Perfection, Uprightness, Fear of God, and Shunning of Evil
The Manifestations of Job’s Humanity During His Trials (Understanding Job’s Perfection, Uprightness, Fear of God, and Shunning of Evil During His Trials)
Job’s Rationality
The Real Face of Job: True, Pure, and Without Falsity
Job’s Separation of Love and Hate
The Kindheartedness and Sincerity of Job
The Relationship Between God’s Consignment of Job to Satan and the Aims of God’s Work
Accept God’s Tests, Overcome Satan’s Temptations, and Allow God to Gain Your Whole Being
The Warning and Enlightenment Provided to Later Generations by Job’s Testimony

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Almighty God’s Word “Knowing the Three Stages of God’s Work Is the Path to Knowing God” (Part One) | Eastern Lightning

Almighty God’s Word “Knowing the Three Stages of God’s Work Is the Path to Knowing God” (Part One) | Eastern Lightning

Almighty God says, “The three stages of work are at the heart of God’s entire management, and in them are expressed the disposition of God and what He is. Those who do not know of the three stages of God’s work are incapable of realizing how God expresses His disposition, nor do they know the wisdom of God’s work, and they remain ignorant of the many ways in which He saves mankind, and His will for the whole of mankind. The three stages of work are the full expression of the work of saving mankind. Those who do not know the three stages of work will be ignorant of the various methods and principles of the Holy Spirit’s work; those who only rigidly stick to doctrine that remains from one stage of work are people who limit God to doctrine, and whose belief in God is vague and uncertain. Such people will never receive God’s salvation.”

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God’s Utterance “God Himself, the Unique VIII, God Is the Source of Life for All Things” Part Three

God’s Utterance “God Himself, the Unique VIII, God Is the Source of Life for All Things” Part Three  | Eastern Lightning

God’s words in this video are from the book “A Continuation of The Word Appears in the Flesh.”

The content of this video:
2. The Daily Food and Drink God Prepares for Mankind

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