The Lord Jesus performed a lot of miracles during His work, yet He always told people not to tell others. What’s God’s will in it?
How should one obey God’s work so as to be saved?
The answer from :
“The work of the changes from day to day, rising higher with each step; the revelation of tomorrow becomes even higher than today’s, step by step climbing ever higher. Such is the work by which God perfects man. If man cannot keep pace, then he may be forsaken at any time. If man does not have an obedient heart, then he cannot follow to the end. The old age has passed; now is a new age. And in a new age, new work must be done. Particularly in the final age where man will be perfected, God will perform new work ever more quickly. Therefore, without obedience in his heart, man will find it difficult to follow the footsteps of God. God abides not by the rules, nor does He treat any stage of His work as unchanging. Rather, the work done by God is ever newer and ever higher. His work becomes more and more practical with each step, more and more in line with the actual needs of man. Only after man experiences this kind of work can he attain the final transformation of his disposition. Man’s knowledge of life grows ever higher, therefore the work of God likewise becomes ever higher. Only in this way can man reach perfection and be fit for God’s use. On one hand, God works this way to counter and reverse the notions of man, while on the other, to lead man into a higher and more realistic state, into the highest realm of belief in God, so that in the end, the will of God is done. All those of a disobedient nature and with a heart of resistance shall be forsaken in this fast and powerful work; only those who have an obedient heart and are willing to be humbled will progress to the end of the road. In such work, all of you should learn how to submit and to put aside your notions. Every step should be taken with caution. If you are careless, you will surely become one of those loathed and rejected by the Holy Spirit and one who disrupts the work of God. Prior to undergoing this stage of work, man’s rules and laws of old were so innumerable that they got carried away, and as a result, they became conceited and forgot their place. These are all obstacles in the way of man accepting the new work of God and are hostile to man coming to know God. It is dangerous for man to have neither obedience in his heart nor a yearning for the truth. If you obey only the work and words that are simple, and are unable to accept any of a deeper intensity, then you are one who keeps to old ways and cannot keep pace with the work of the Holy Spirit. The work done by God differs across periods of time. If you show great obedience in one phase, yet in the next phase show less or none at all, then God shall desert you. If you keep pace with God as He ascends this step, then you must continue to keep pace when He ascends the next. Only such men are obedient to the Holy Spirit. Since you believe in God, you must remain constant in your obedience. You cannot simply obey when you please and disobey when you do not. Such manner of obedience is not approved by God. If you cannot keep pace with the new work I fellowship and continue to hold on to the former sayings, then how can there be growth in your life? In God’s work, He supplies you through His word. When you obey and accept His word, then the Holy Spirit shall surely work in you. The Holy Spirit works exactly in the way I speak. Do as I have said, and the Holy Spirit will promptly work in you. I release a new light for you to see and bring you into the present light. When you walk into this light, the Holy Spirit will immediately work in you. Some may be recalcitrant and say, ‘I simply will not do as you say.’ Then I tell you that now this is the end of the road. You have withered away and have no more life. Therefore, in experiencing the transformation of your disposition, it is most crucial to keep pace with the present light.”
from “The Truly Obedient Shall Surely Be Gained by God” in The Word Appears in the Flesh
“Now the most crucial thing is to follow the Holy Spirit’s guidance, to follow whatever God says and obey whatever God says. Man’s disposition cannot be transformed by man himself. He has to undergo the judgment, chastisement, painful refinement, dealing, discipline, or pruning of God’s word before he can obey God and be faithful to God and treat God without perfunctoriness and deceitfulness. It is through the refinement of God’s word that one can be transformed somewhat in his disposition. Only those who have undergone the disclosure, judgment, discipline, and dealing of God’s word do not dare to act willfully and are composed and steady. And most importantly, they are able to obey God’s present word and obey God’s work, and even if they do not fit their notions, they can drop their notions and obey intentionally. The transformation of disposition spoken of before mainly means that one can forsake himself, being able to let his flesh suffer, subdue his body, and get rid of his fleshly likes. That is a kind of transformation in disposition. Now everyone knows that the practical manifestation of transformation in disposition is that one obeys God’s present word and can have true knowledge of God’s new work, and thus remove his past notional knowledge of God and can truly know God and obey God. This is the true manifestation of transformation in disposition.”
from “All Those Transformed in Disposition Are Ones Who Have Entered Into the Reality of God’s Word” in The Word Appears in the Flesh