10 Vivid Pictures of the True Nature, Meaning, and Issue of the Life in the World

10 Vivid Pictures of the True Nature, Meaning, and Issue of the Life in the World1

A picture is worth a thousand words, and when we see the clear picture of the world in the ten plagues God sent upon Egypt in Gen. 7-12, we will hate the world and desire to be rescued from it to be part of God’s people building up His dwelling place. In this portion of […]

Being Rescued from the Usurpation in the World by Seeing what Life in the World Is

rom-12-2 And do not be fashioned according to this age, but be transformed 2

In the New Testament we are clearly told that the whole world lies in the evil one (1 John 5:19), and that we should not love the world or the things in the world (1 John 2:15-17). But the clear picture of what the world is can be seen in Exodus 5-7, where God sent […]

How the Godless Worldly Culture was Produced: when Man Lost God, he Lost Everything!

God is everything to man: He is man's protection, maintenance, supply, and amusement. When man lost God, he lost everything.

The world is the evil system designed and created by Satan to usurp man and distract man from enjoying God. But how did the world start? If we read the Bible carefully, right in the first few chapters of the first book of the Bible we see the producing of a worldly culture without God. […]

The Friendship of the World is Enmity with God; Consider God when Touching the World

James 4:4 Do you not know that the friendship of the world is enmity with God?

We may not realize this in full, but the world today is something designed and systematized by Satan in order to usurp the people of God from enjoying Christ and from accomplishing God’s purpose. All the things on the earth – especially those related to us, the mankind – and all the things in the […]

Seeing the Vision of the World, the Evil System Arranged by Satan to Usurp God’s People

rev-11-15 The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of our Lord 2

We need to see the vision of the world as the system arranged systematically by Satan to usurp God’s people from God and His purpose. We may see the vision of Christ and the church, but if we don’t see the vision of the world, if we are not aware of what the world really […]

We Need to Deny the Self and Take Christ as our Person for the Church Life Today

It is crucial that we deny the self and take Christ as our person for the church life as the living of the one new man

Why do we need to “deny the self”, lose our soul-life, and take up our cross to follow the Lord? Many believers and unbelievers alike may not like to hear these words of the Lord, but they are part of the secret of the Christian life. It is crucial for a believer to deny the […]

Deny the Self, Take up Your Cross, and Follow the Lord by Exercising Your Spirit

Rom. 6:6 Knowing this, that our old man has been crucified with Him in order that the body of sin might be annulled, that we should no longer serve sin as slaves.

When the Lord shows us what is the greatest hindrance to the building up of His Body, we will truly see what the self is and how much it frustrates the Lord in building up His church. Under the divine light, as the Lord exposes our self in all its activities, manifestations, and utterances, we […]