By Yang Laidi I’m Yang Laidi, sixty-two years old this year. In 1985, because my husband had health problems, our […]
I have opposed and condemned Almighty God. Will God save me?
In the past, I have resisted and condemned the work ofso much and have even said words of blasphemy. Will God still save me?
The answer from:
“During the time God is doing the work of salvation, He will do all He can to save all those who can be saved and will not cast off any one of them, because the purpose of His work is to save man. All those who are not transformed in their disposition and all those who fail to become completely obedient to God while God is saving man are the ones to be punished. This stage of work of the word discloses to people all the ways and mysteries they do not understand, so that they all can understand God’s will and understand God’s requirements for man, and thus be enabled to practice God’s word and be transformed in their disposition. God only does the work with the word, and He does not punish people for their little disobedience, because now is the time He is doing the work of salvation. If He punished people once they are disobedient, then all people would have no opportunity to be saved but would be punished and fall into Hades. The purpose of judging people with the word is to cause them to know themselves and obey God but not to punish them by the judgment of the word. During the time God is doing the work with the word, many people will show their disobedience and resistance and will show their rebelliousness and unsubmissiveness to the incarnate God. However, He will not punish all of them because of that, but will only reject those who are corrupt to the utmost and beyond salvation and deliver their flesh to Satan, and for some of them, He will terminate their flesh. The rest of them will continue to follow and experience dealing and pruning. If they, while following, still cannot accept dealing and pruning and become more and more fallen, they will have lost the opportunity to be saved. Everyone who receives the conquering of the word has several opportunities of being saved. In saving every person, God will pardon him to the maximum extent, that is, show him the greatest tolerance. As long as he can turn back from his wrong way and as long as he can repent, God will give him the opportunity to receive salvation. When one disobeys God at first, God has no intention to strike him down, but saves him as far as possible. If he is truly beyond salvation, he will be rejected by God. The reason why God does not punish anyone lightly is that God wants to save all those who can be saved. He only judges people with the word and enlightens and guides people with the word but does not strike people down with the rod. Saving people with the word is the purpose and significance of the last stage of work.”
from “You Should Put Aside the Blessings of Status and Understand God’s Will for theof Man” in The Word Appears in the Flesh
“Many are those who oppose God, and among those many men, there exist various kinds of opposition against God. As there are all manner of believers, so too are there all manner of those who oppose God, each unlike the other. Not one of those who do not clearly recognize the purpose of God’s work can be saved. Regardless of how man may have opposed God in the past, when man comes to understand the purpose of God’s work and dedicates his efforts to satisfying God, his former sins shall be wiped away clean by God. As long as man seeks the truth and practices the truth, God will not keep in mind what he has done. Rather, it is on the basis of man’s practice of the truth that God justifies man. This is the righteousness of God. Before man has seen God or experienced His work, regardless of how man acts toward God, He does not keep it in mind. However, once man has seen God and experienced His work, all deeds and actions of man are written down in the ‘annals’ by God, for man has seen God and lived within His work.
When man has truly seen what God has and is, seen His supremacy, and truly come to know the work of God, and furthermore, when the former disposition of man is changed, then man will have completely cast away his rebellious disposition that opposes God. It can be said that every man has once opposed God and every man has once rebelled against God. However, if you are purposeful in obeying the incarnate God, and thenceforth satisfy God’s heart with your loyalty, practice the truth that you ought, perform your duty as you ought, and keep the regulations that you ought, then you are one who is willing to cast aside your rebelliousness to satisfy God and one who can be perfected by God. Should you refuse to realize your errors and have no heart of repentance; should you persist in your rebellious ways and have not at all a heart to work with God and satisfy God, then such an obstinate fool as you will certainly be punished and shall never be one to be perfected by God. If such, you are the enemy of God this day and tomorrow, and so too will you remain the enemy of God the day after; you will forever be an opponent of God and the enemy of God. How could God let you off?”
from “All Who Do Not Know God Are Those Who Oppose God” in The Word Appears in the Flesh
“God did not come this time to strike people down, but rather to save people to the greatest extent possible. Who is entirely free from errors? If everyone is struck down, then how could it be called salvation? Some transgressions are done on purpose and other transgressions are done involuntarily. With involuntary matters, you can change after you recognize them, so would God strike you down before you change? Is this how God saves people? It is not like that! Regardless of whether you transgress involuntarily or out of a rebellious nature, just remember: Hurry and wake up to reality! Press onward; no matter what situation arises, you must press onward. God is working to save people and He will not randomly strike the people He wants to save. Regardless of your degree of transformation, even if God struck you down in the end, then God would certainly do it in righteousness; when that time comes, He will let you understand it. Right now your only responsibility is to press onward, seek a transformation and seek to satisfy God; you should only care about fulfilling your duty according to God’s will. There is no mistake in this! Ultimately, no matter how God treats you, it is always done in righteousness; you should not doubt this or worry about it; even if you can’t understand God’s righteousness right now, there will be a day when you will be convinced. God is certainly not like a government official or the king of devils! If you carefully try to understand this aspect, then you will eventually firmly believe that God’s work is saving people and transforming people’s dispositions. Since it is the work of transforming people’s dispositions, if people don’t reveal their dispositions, then nothing can be done and there will be no results. But after you have revealed your disposition, continuing on will be troublesome, it will offend the administrative decrees and offend God. God will inflict different degrees of retribution, and you will pay the price for your transgressions. …
It has been mentioned before: Events of the past can be written off by the stroke of a pen; the future can be used to replace the past; God’s tolerance is boundless. But these words do have principle in them; it is not the case that no matter how big of a sin you have committed in the end, God can write it off in one stroke; all the work of God has principle. In the past there was this kind of administrative decree: He who committed a certain sin before accepting God’s name, let him join in; if he commits that sin again after entering in, deal with him in a certain way; if he commits that sin repeatedly, then expel him. God has always forgiven people to the greatest extent possible in His work; from this standpoint, it can be seen that this work is truly the work of saving people.”