The mystery of wise virgins lies in how they recognize the bridegroom’s voice. They watch and wait, and actively seek what the Holy Spirit speaks to the churches. When someone testifies that the Lord has come, they listen attentively, think carefully, and discern wisely. Under the leading of the Holy Spirit, they finally recognize the voice of the Lord and go to the heaven feast with Him. Now the bridegroom is waiting at the door. Are you ready to welcome Him?
Jiang Ming is a preacher of the Church of Almighty God. In her thirteen years of preaching the gospel, she suffered exclusion and revilement from the religious people and was even sent to prison because she testified about the return of the Lord. It was Almighty God’s word that encouraged her constantly and strengthened her in agony and weakness. She came to know that it was an honor to bear humiliation with God Most High, so she kept proclaiming God’s name in spite of all difficulties. Under the guidance of God, she and the brothers and sisters cooperated together with one mind and had several intense debates with the religious people. In the end, truth prevailed over fallacy. More and more true believers in God were conquered by the word of Almighty God and were certain that Almighty God is the return of the Lord Jesus. They accepted God’s work of the last days in succession and thus Jiang Ming was glorified with God!
She believed in the Lord from childhood. At 18, she entered a theological school. In her 30’s, she became one of the leaders of a house church in Shanxi Province, China. For a long time, the Bible had a holy place and supreme authority in her heart. She thought that one could only know God and find God’s footsteps in the Bible. Thus, she devoted herself to reading and studying the Bible. However, there were still many mysteries in the Bible which puzzled her. Until one day….
Fan Guoyi was an elder of a house church in China. In his over twenty years of service, he imitated Paul, sacrificing for the Lord and working hard. He firmly believed that he was doing the will of the heavenly Father by pursuing in this way and he would surely be raptured to the kingdom of heaven at the return of the Lord. However, when the endtime salvation of Almighty God came upon him, he clung to his notions, rejecting, resisting, and condemning it time and time again…. Later, after several debates with preachers from the Church of Almighty God, Fan Guoyi finally woke up. He truly understood the meaning of doing the will of the heavenly Father and the way of pursuing to be saved and enter the kingdom of heaven….At every thought of the past, the memories were stinging in his heart….
Cho Yeonghan was a pastor of a church in Korea. He was zealous in serving the Lord for decades and earned great respect from the believers. In recent years, the church became desolate day by day. More and more evils emerged, and even he himself was often afflicted by sin. Thus, he felt extremely miserable and confused…. After much consideration, he gave up his post as a pastor and left his denomination to seek the true way that could free him from sin. He visited several other denominations, but their desolation and degeneration brought him into severer loss and helplessness. Earnestly, he prayed, “O Lord! Where are you? …” Out of surprise, when investigating the word of Almighty God, he found that the Lord Jesus has come back and He is Almighty God, the last Christ.
She is Wang Hua, a house church preacher in Southern China. After she began to believe in the Lord, she found from the Bible that God was named Jehovah in the Old Testament while He was named Jesus in the New Testament. “Why does God have different names?” Wang Hua felt extremely puzzled about that. She desired to get the answer from the Bible but she failed to understand the mystery…. However, she firmly believed: “There is none other name under heaven given among men, so Jesus alone is the Savior”; one will surely enter into the kingdom of heaven as long as he holds on to the name of Jesus. One day, Wang Hua heard a piece of shocking news: “God’s name has changed!” After that, her heart could no longer remain calm….
Tang Jie served the Lord zealously for nearly forty years and expected the return of the Lord Jesus eagerly all the time. Having given up her family and her career, she established many house meeting places. As the working of the Holy Spirit shifted, the church became desolate gradually. She tried every possible way to revive it, but in vain. During this process, God’s end-time gospel came upon her church. To “defend the Lord’s way,” she wrote a pamphlet to fabricate rumors against, slander, and attack Almighty God’s end-time work, and sealed her church to hinder the believers from listening to the messages. However, increasingly more believers returned to Almighty God. At the end of her tether, Tang Jie fell into misery, confusion, and helplessness….
By chance, Tang Jie and two preachers of the “Eastern Lightning” had a fierce debate on the truth. After that, she not only understood the real reason for the desolation of the church, but also knew that God has already been incarnated and begun the end-time work of judgment. She realized that she was resisting the Lord Jesus she had been eagerly expecting for years, and was following in Pharisees’ footsteps of serving God yet resisting God. So she truly fell down before God and offered a “late” answer….