The person I was before took becoming rich and being top dog as the goals to pursue in life. Every day, I worked desperately hard like a machine to make money. Little did I realize that, by doing this, I would exhaust my body and destroy my health, and I encountered an illness which made me keep reflecting on the meaning of life. In my bewilderment, it was God’s words which led me to find my true purpose in life, and I said farewell to the days of selling my life for money …
We are now in the last days, and most churches across the religious world have become desolate. Fewer and fewer people attend gatherings and there is a widespread cooling in the faith and love of brothers and sisters. Some churches, however, attract large numbers of people and they appear very fervent. But does this kind of church have the work of the Holy Spirit?
“We can’t determine which kind of people are poor in spirit based on whether they appear on the outside to be humble, gentle, and loving to others. Instead, we have to look at how they treat God and what their attitude toward the truth is.
“So the prophecies concerning the Lord’s return are both that God shall incarnate as the Son of man and come in secret, and that He shall descend openly upon a cloud—is this not a contradiction? How can these prophecies be fulfilled?” Actually, these prophecies do look as though they contradict each other, but this is not the case at all, for God’s wisdom is at play here.