Looking for a Job Abroad: By Relying on God, I Gained More Than a Job

By Jiejing In April, 2015, I came to Japan, a beautiful country which I had been longing for for a long time. Seeing the good environment and citizenship here, I was eager to find a job, so that I could reside here. Later, a senior told me that it was di...

4 Essential Principles of Christians Interacting With Others

By Wang Zihan For many people, dealing with people is the biggest problem they have. In real life, we will encounter many people. Some are to our liking, but some just rub us up the wrong way. As Christians, how should we treat the people around us? What ki...

In a Sudden Car Accident, God’s Saved Me

By Yaru, Sweden One morning in November, 2015, the road was slippery because of the ice, and I was driving my motorcycle home. When I was about five hundred meters from a T-junction, I saw a silver-white car parked near it. Without knowing that the car was ...

When Her Friend Vied With Her for Business, How Did She Act?

By Yuxin Early in the morning, the sun was rising. The pale blue sheers shone goldenly under the bright sunshine. Yuxin opened the window. An expression of a slight happiness appeared on her face when she thought of her successful talk with a big client two...

By Relying on God, I Gained More Than a Satisfying Job

By Lele, South Korea A single person, a huge suitcase, an international flight, an unfamiliar city in a foreign country: that was the scene when I went abroad for the first time in my life. With no family or friends or acquaintances around me I had never be...

After She Obeyed God’s Orchestration, She Was Miraculously Recovered

By Xiaojuan I have believed in God for many years, but in the past I had little understanding of God because I didn’t pursue the truth. When things happened, I seldom relied on God or looked to God, but just did as I wanted. There was no place for God in my...

By Truly Relying on the Lord, She Survived Leukemia

By Ruan Ling, United States Ping was lying still on her sickbed, her face pale in the reflection of the lamplight. Since she had leukemia, she had been very depressed. Seeing patients in the ward pass away one after another, she felt fearful and helpless...

By My Relying on God, My Son Was Cured of Congenital Deafness

By Chen Xin Actually, when he could hear sound and call mama, my son was already over three years old. At more than one year old, he was diagnosed with congenital deafness. From then to the time when he could hear and speak, it was a particularly long proce...

An Old Woman With Intestinal Cancer: She Miraculously Escaped Death by Relying on God (II)

By Liu Wen God Revealed His Almightiness and So I Escaped Death As my relatives thought that I must die of the illness, they all came to the hospital to visit me, and had a discussion about preparing for my passing. When I was about to have the operation...

Learning to Let Go of Myself, I Feel Released in Spirit (II)

By Aimu, Malaysia The next morning, thinking of my commitment to God the night before, I felt a little regretful: Did I really need to apologize to my subordinates? Yes, they usually loved to gossip, but if I really apologized to them, and they told the oth...

An Old Woman With Intestinal Cancer: She Miraculously Escaped Death by Relying on God (I)

By Liu Wen My name is Liu Wen, and I am 79 years old. In 2006, I accepted God’s work of the last days. Then I performed hosting duty in the church. With hospitality, I often received the brothers and sisters who came for gatherings and I never made complain...

Learning to Let Go of Myself, I Feel Released in Spirit

By Aimu, Malaysia I am a mechanical engineer in charge of mechanical design and maintenance in a local heavy machinery company. I’ve been working there since I graduated from college. In no time at all, half a year had passed, and my work was coming along q...

After Receiving 46 Bumblebee Stings, I Saw God’s Wondrous Deeds by Sincerely Relying on God

By Yang Li It was one day in November 2017. As early winter is the right time to dig herbs to make money, after breakfast, I went to the mountain with tools to dig roots of atractylodes (a kind of herb). I walked searching for it, and around noon I arrived ...

Grasping 3 Principles Makes It Easy to Coordinate Harmoniously in the Service of God

By Ma Hui, Germany As we all know, only if we serve God with one heart and mind can we obtain the guidance of the Holy Spirit, and can the church’s work be blessed by God. For the Lord Jesus told us, “That if two of you shall agree on earth as touching any ...

By Relying on God, I Was Saved by God in My Life-and-Death Moment

By Ping’an, China My name is Ping’an and I am 65 years old. At midnight on December 11, 2015, I suddenly had a heart attack. My heart started pumping very fast and I suddenly got short of breath. After a while, it felt as if my heart stopped beating for ove...

Under the Guidance of God’s Words, the “War Fires” of a Blended Family Has Ceased

By Zhou Min There was an ornate picture of the whole family hanging on the wall of the living room, and in which Zhou Min’s family of five all had a brilliant smile on their faces. Looking at this picture, Zhou Min was deeply touched because it had not come...

What Prayers Does God Accept?

By Chengxin Common Problems in Prayer We see someone praying for a long time, saying many things and speaking pleasant words, and we believe them to be a spiritual person who has a normal relationship with God, and that God will surely hear the prayers o...

How the 12-Year-Old Christian Can Get Along Well With Her Grandmother

“Grandma, you just can’t type in such a simple word. What did you learn in your primary school? You’re too stupid!” Linlin, a sixth-grade student, said to her grandmother impatiently. Her grandmother, sitting on the chair, said nothing but sighed. Not askin...

Who Is My Rock in Times of Life and Death?

My name is Liu Mei and I’m 62. Earlier this year, a sudden illness affected me and made me quite helpless. In that life-and-death crisis, I had no family by my side and I could only pray to God and rely on Him to save me. Through the experience, I saw that lif...

God’s Word Led Me to Know How to Deal With the Troublesome Interpersonal Relationships

Troublesome Interpersonal Relationships Nowadays, everyone assumes their different roles in society and contacts all kinds of people. In this environment, our interpersonal relationships are as complex as a cobweb and are as profound and unfathomable as aca...

How to Pray to Be Heard by God

By Cindy, United States All believers in God know that praying is the only way through which our spirits can connect with God’s Spirit, and that we cannot practice our faith without it. However, many of us have no idea what true prayer is though we make pra...

Why Should We Christians Pray Without Ceasing?

What does praying without ceasing refer to? Regarding the apostle Paul’s words “pray without ceasing” (1 Thessalonians 5:17), many people interpret them as constantly speaking to God and consider it a very difficult thing to accomplish. In fact, praying witho...

God’s Word Guided Me to Put Aside My Grievance Against My Neighbor

By Xiaowu He that despises his neighbor sins: but he that has mercy on the poor, happy is he” (Proverbs 14:21). To get along with others, apart from being tolerant and patient, what’s even more important is to understand: “And be you kind one to another,...

3 Easy Steps Toward True Prayer You Can Take

Hello, brothers and sisters! Recently, I have often gotten angry about some trifles for no reason at home. When I found my husband and my child had many faults, I prayed to the Lord and asked Him to keep my heart quiet and change their faults. But why could I ...

How to Treat a Friend Who Is Better Than You

By Hongmei  Xiaoxiao was an extroverted girl, and worked in a well-known advertising company. She made a lot of good friends there, and Xia Qing was one of them. Xia Qing was a very kind person who had compassion and patience for people. So Xiaoxiao would t...

Why Doesn’t the Lord Answer Our Prayers?

Xiaomei Brothers and sisters, peace to you in the Lord. Today let’s fellowship about the truth regarding prayer. As is known to all believers in the Lord, prayer is indispensable to us followers. If a Christian does not pray, he does not deserve to be called ...

Do You Know the Secret of Praying?

By Xiao Zheng It is known to each of us who believes in God that prayer is vital for our understanding the truth and practicing God’s requirements of us. Whatever tribulations we face, whatever difficulties we encounter in life, or whenever we desire to gai...

What Happened After My Friend Betrayed Me?

By Lu Min, Spain I used to think that friends should help and treat each other with all sincerity. Only until after I suffered the betrayal of my friend did I see that, compared with interest, friendship was so fragile and unworthy of mention. One day, a...

What Kind of Prayers Will God Listen To?

By Cheng Shi Prayer is a way for us Christians to maintain a proper relationship with God. Especially, prayers in the morning and at night are indispensable. Although Brother Zhang insisted on praying every day, he still felt the Lord didn’t listen to his p...

How Can We Pray Rationally?

By Xin Ling One day, I happened to see such an interesting story in my son’s Pupil Weekly: A little girl tripped on an examination question. She answered the capital of America was New York rather than Washington. So she prayed, and asked God to move its...

How Can We Get Along With Others in Harmony?

By Qingxi One day, a brother recounted his annoyance to me, “Recently, I’ve always looked down on a certain brother. Many of his practices are repellent to me. When encountering matters, he couldn’t rely on the Lord or seek the Lord. Moreover, on that day w...

I Build a Correct View on Faith in God After Experiencing an Illness

By Amelie, France Recently, I read an article about prayer on the internet, which caused me to recollect my former attitude toward prayer. When I was 9, I turned to the Lord, for I saw the manifestation of the Lord’s power in my mother. Having suffered many...

How Should I, a Christian, Treat My Unbearable Roommate?

By Ruxue Yuan Yi is my roommate. In the beginning, we got along well with each other. I took the lead in doing housework; as long as I had time, I mopped the floor and made dinner, not asking her to help with these things. I never tired of doing like this. ...

How to Pray Rationally for Our Ill Child

Prayer is an important way in which we establish a proper relationship with God. But why sometimes doesn’t God hear our prayers? How should we pray to receive God’s praise? I was confused by these problems in the past. But now I have a new knowledge of prayer ...

What Is True Prayer That Is in Accordance With the Lord’s Will?

By Zhang Xiaoping, China We Christians are all clear that praying is essential in our daily life. But as for why we need to pray, and what kind of prayers conform to the Lord’s will, we fail to explain these details clearly. We usually pray according to our...

She Was No Longer Afflicted by Jealousy

By Jianding, Hong Kong Editor’s note: In daily life, we are often jealous of people who are better than us and even may dislike and contend with them. The author of this article once lived in jealousy because her classmate was superior to her. She felt extr...

How Can We Have a Normal Relationship With Other People?

By Chen Rui, China The lost lamb: Hello everyone! I have a question, hoping you can help me. I’m a pushy person with a bad temper. When interacting with others, if they don’t do things according to what I’ve said, I can’t stop myself from getting angry a...

I Know How to Pray Rationally

By Bai Wei, China One day I got a call from my daughter, and she said, “Mom, the relocation certificate of my residence has been sent here from the hinterland, but my work is keeping me busy. Please help me get it registered at the relevant local department...

Interests or Friendship, Which Should We Choose?

By Lizhi, China Xu Jiao was an apprentice in a cake shop. Because of the increase of customers, a new apprentice called A’nan was employed. She and Xu Jiao are alike in age, and both of them are Christians, so naturally they had common language on many thin...

You Will Have Unexpected Gain After Being Quiet Before God

By Becky, United States It’s not easy for us Christians to learn to keep quiet before God in daily life, because our life is always occupied with something. We either are busy working and doing service or immerse ourselves in social media and the Internet, ...

What Are the Ways of Practice to Help and Sustain Brothers and Sisters?

By Bai Yang “Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loves is born of God, and knows God” (1John 4:7). Although we know that the Lord taught us to love each other so that we can use our living out to bear witness to God, yet ...

Do Not Forget to Get Close to God Due to Busy Work

By Yi Mi It is said in the Bible that “Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which passes all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds throu...

What Should She Do Facing the Roommates Who Troubled Her a Lot

By Chenxi It was freezing cold in winter. The whole city was like a big icehouse. In the evening, Chenxi was on the way to the self-study classroom. Pulling up her collar higher, she rapidly put her hands into her pockets. She thought, how cold it was! Two...

How to Pray so That the Lord Will Listen

We pray to the Lord every day, but do you know what types of prayers the Lord doesn’t listen to? How can your prayers be accepted by the Lord? After reading the article “What Prayers God Doesn’t Listen to? How to Pray in Accord With God’s Will,” you will find ...

The Basic Principles for Christians Getting Along With Others

By Hanxiao After believing in the Lord, along with listening to more and more sermons, we have some understanding of the Lord’s words and also always put forbearance and patience into action according to the Lord’s teachings in interacting with others. For th...

How Does the Lord Answer Our Prayers?

By Wang Nan Many brothers and sisters in the Lord have such confusion: “I also sincerely prayed to the Lord, but it seemed that the Lord did not listen to and answer my prayers.” We are often confused by this. How can this happen? Is the Lord not the One who ...

4 Basic Principles for Living Out a Normal Humanity

By Shicheng As a Christian, we all know that we should live out normal humanity. When interacting with brothers and sisters, we should love each other, understand, forbear and forgive each other, and help each other. This is the Lord’s requirement for every C...

3 Principles of Prayer Christians Should Grasp

By Yuhua, China One day, I sought from one of my friends, who believes in God, about the matter of prayer: “Many times when I pray to God, I cannot see the leadership and guidance of God, nor do I know how to pray in a way that conforms to God’s will.” Hea...

Why Should We Christians Pray? Will God Listen to Our Prayers?

Hello brothers and sisters of Overcoming Church, Good day! Not long ago my elder sister preached the gospel of the Lord Jesus to me. After joining the church, I was told by my elder sister that every day we need to pray to the Lord. At that time I was confu...

How to Improve Personal Relationships

By Chen Xiaoran One day, I saw a problem on a gospel website, “Recently, there arose some problems in my interpersonal relationship with people around me. I always thought they had opinions and biases about me, and I was also dissatisfied with some ac...

Why Doesn’t the Lord Answer Our Prayers?

Xiaomei Brothers and sisters, peace to you in the Lord. Today let’s fellowship about the truth regarding prayer. As is known to all believers in the Lord, prayer is indispensable to us followers. If a Christian does not pray, he does not deserve to be c...

How Did She Escape the Bondage of Jealousy?

By He Xin What Caused My Mild Anxiety? In one evening, the breeze gently blew to the face, and made people feel cozy. Around a sparkling lake with several geese singing, there were many flowers among the grasses, and occasionally a few butterflies wo...

If You Keep Doing These Three Aspects of Prayers, You Will Get Closer and Closer to God

Every one of us who has faith in the Lord has known and experienced that prayer is very important, but we seldom think about whether our prayers are in accord with the Lord’s will. Some time ago, I read some spiritual books on the Internet and came to kn...