By Yang Laidi I’m Yang Laidi, sixty-two years old this year. In 1985, because my husband had health problems, our […]
One Hundred Truths that One Must Practice in Bringing God’s Word into Real Life (Part One)
To bring God into means to be able to practice and experience God’s word in real life so as to understand the truth and enter into the reality of God’s word. If one cannot practice God’s word or experience God’s word in real life, he can never enter into the reality of the truth. All are the truth and are expressed by God according to the real situation of mankind’s being corrupted by satan and the need of corrupt mankind. If one in real life can to God and have true communion with God, receive the inspiration and enlightenment of the and understand God’s word, and know that Christ is the truth, the way, and the life, he will be able to see that there are so many of God’s words he should practice in real life and know that it is so meaningful to practice the truth in real life, that all God’s words are what man should practice and are the reality of life man should enter into in real life, and that God’s word should be the reality of man’s life and the foundation of man’s existence, which is the real value and meaning of human life. Therefore, it is the very will of God for man to bring God’s word into real life and enter into the reality of God’s word, and it is also the result God’s end-time work will achieve ultimately.
Now, we have only selected one hundred truths of ten aspects that God’s chosen people must practice in real life as the foundation for them to enter into the reality of God’s word. They are listed as follows:
I Ten Truths that One Must Practice in Obeying God’s Work
1 One must accept the judgment and chastisement of God’s word that discloses the true condition of mankind’s corruption and the substance of their nature.
2 One must examine himself in all God’s words of judging and chastising man, so that he can truly know himself.
3 One must know the real situation of his being corrupted by satan, his real state, and his actual lack in all God’s words.
4 One must accept all the truths expressed by God as the reality of his life and the foundation of his existence.
5 One must absolutely obey Christ’s authority and all the words of Christ.
6 One must accept and obey the leading and shepherding of the man used by the Holy Spirit and perform his duty and serve God strictly according to the work arrangements from the above.
7 As long as the leaders and workers at every level perform their duties and resolve problems according to God’s word and the work arrangements from the above, God’s chosen people must accept and obey them.
8 One must accept and obey all the trials, refinings, prunings, and dealings from God.
9 No matter who a person is, as long as what he fellowships about is in accordance with the truth in God’s word, God’s chosen people should accept and obey it.
10 One must obey all God’s manipulations and arrangements, and whether to die or live, he should obey God’s work and never make complaints about God.
II Ten Truths that One Must Practice in Obeying the Working of the Holy Spirit
1 In all items of the truths in God’s word, one must seek and obey the inspiration and enlightenment of the Holy Spirit, so as to truly understand the truths and enter into the reality.
2 In practicing the truth, if one has the confirmation by the feeling of his conscience as to how to practice it is most practical and most effective, he should practice and enter into it that way.
3 There is the inspiration and enlightenment of the Holy Spirit in all the work arrangements and the preachings and fellowships of the above, and one must accept and obey them, and only that is after God’s heart.
4 No matter whether one understands the work arrangements and the preachings and fellowships of the above or not, he should accept and obey them and seek to understand and enter into them in practice.
5 One must accept and obey all that is from the inspiration and enlightenment of the Holy Spirit in the preachings and fellowships of the leaders or workers at any level.
6 One must accept and obey all the inspirations and enlightenments from the Holy Spirit, whether they be the judgment and chastisement, the discipline, or the guidance.
7 One must accept and obey all the true knowledge of the truths in God’s word that is from those who truly pursue the truth.
8 One must support and cooperate with the leaders and workers who have the working of the Holy Spirit, and should accept and obey their words and doings that are in accordance with the truth.
9 One must accept God’s searching in everything, and if he has a transgression, he should all the more come before God to examine himself and have true repentance.
10 If one finds that the brothers’ and sisters’ knowledge of the truth in God’s word is from the inspiration and enlightenment of the Holy Spirit, he must accept and obey it.
III Ten Truths that One Must Practice in Praying to God and Worshiping God
1 In praying to God, one must commune with God in God’s word and seek to understand the truth so as to receive the inspiration and enlightenment of the Holy Spirit.
2 When praying, one must confess and lay bare his true intents and purposes and corrupt states to God, and should not speak doctrines or say empty words to God.
3 If one commits a transgression, he must pray to God and confess it, and he should know the substance and the root of his transgression and have true repentance.
4 One’s petitions to God should be after God’s heart, and he should petition God for the satisfying of God’s requirements and should pray according to his real state and actual lack.
5 In praying, one must exercise to seek the truth and commune with God in God’s word so as to have real growth in caring for God’s will.
6 In praying, one should utter praises for God’s grace and God’s uplifting of him, and especially in his entering into the truth and his growth in life, he should all the more praise God and .
7 When encountering judgment and chastisement, one should all the more see and God’s salvation, and should all the more praise and worship God in his heart.
8 When praying, one should speak by his conscience and according to the facts, and should not make false reasoning or speak false words to cheat God, for no man, however crafty, can cheat God.
9 When praying to God, one should know his place and must pray based on God’s word, and he should not pray about the matters that have nothing to do with the truths in God’s word.
10 When praying to God, one must have true obedience and worship to God, and he should fall down and worship God’s almightiness and wisdom, God’s righteous disposition, and even more God’s ruling over all things, and if he understands the truth and has knowledge of God, he should all the more thank God and worship God.
IV Ten Truths that One Must Practice in Being an Honest Person
1 In being an honest person, one must give his heart to God, not seek or plan anything for himself, and be able to truly spend and consecrate everything for the carrying out of God’s will.
2 In being an honest person, one must be candid with God and hide nothing from God and must speak the truth to God and truly lay bare his heart to God.
3 One must keep all the vows and the oaths he makes to God, otherwise he will be cheating and betraying God.
4 In anything that should be done for God’s satisfaction, he should by no means treat God perfunctorily and deceitfully, otherwise he is slighting God and betraying God.
5 One should not lie to or cheat the brothers and sisters and must speak truthfully and keep his word to them, and he should treat all kinds of wicked men who do not love the truth in the slightest in a wise way.
6 One must speak absolutely accurate words and speak according to the facts and let his yes be yes, and his no, no, and he should never speak ambiguously or lie and cheat.
7 One should not suspect those who practice the truth, not arrogating bad motives to them, and should judge according to whether they practice the truth.
8 One should be clear about what to love or hate, love what God loves and hate what God hates, and stand on God’s side and be of one heart and one mind with God, and should not be restrained or controlled by men.
9 One should discern the intents and schemes of the wicked men and of the antichrists, and must see through their devilish nature and substance and expose, inform against, and reject them.
10 In performing duty, one must safeguard the interests of God’s family and be faithful to God and not seek his personal gains, and he should not be restrained by any person, matter, or thing and should take satisfying God as his principle.
V Ten Truths that One Must Practice in Performing Duty
1 In performing duty, one must judge whether it is right or wrong and whether it is up to standard according to the requirements in God’s word and the work arrangements from the above.
2 In performing duty, one must practice the truth, and take safeguarding God’s work as his principle, doing it in whatever way that is beneficial to the work of God’s family.
3 Performing duty is the responsibility and obligation of God’s chosen people, and it is by no means doing things for any man, so one must be faithful to God and obey God in it.
4 In performing duty, one should not be restrained by any person, matter, or thing, much less be influenced or dominated by any leader or worker, and he must accept God’s searching.
5 In performing duty, if one commits a transgression or expresses any corruption, he must examine and know himself before God and pray to and commune with God to resolve his corruption.
6 In performing duty, one should not be restrained by his former transgressions or passive states; if one cannot perform his duty well, he is unworthy to be called a man.
7 In performing duty, one must accept prunings and dealings, and when encountering any pruning or dealing, he must pray and seek the truth and obey the truth, and only thus can he enter into life.
8 When performing duty, one must care for God’s will and forsake his flesh and practice the truth, so as to enter into the reality of the truth in performing duty.
9 In performing duty, one must learn to coordinate with others, exercising to accept the truth and obey the truth and treat others correctly, and only thus can he have a harmonious coordination with others.
10 In performing duty, one must safeguard God’s work and be faithful to God and perform his duty properly in all kinds of trials, and only such a person is one who has the truth and humanity.