Interspersed with his personal account are contributions from his wife, Deling, made mostly during her husband's frequent periods of imprisonment. You will remember where you were the first time you read this life story. It's a watershed book that will turn the reader to prayer and praise. It deserves comparison with past classics such as Tortured for Christ by Richard Wurmbrand, or the Life of Watchman Nee.
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Listening while I worked around the house and while I was driving made for an informative and encouraging time, no matter where I was!
I was reminded and affirmed in my belief that the Holy Spirit is powerfully moving and saving and performing mighty miracles today, just like He did in the book of Acts and throughout the New Testament in the Bible. I've always known there's more than what I've seen in the American Christian church.... this is just further confirmation!
This is a tough one. Brother Yun's favorite is when God helped him escape from a maximum security prison by walking on instantly healed broken legs and going through 3 iron gates in front of dozens of security guards, untouched and unimpeded. I guess that's my favorite too!
The persecution of the Christian church and the miracles God does for His children.
It showed how in Christ we humble our way to grace or we arrogantly succeed our way to failure in self
Bonhoeffer ,living waters,and any of watchman yees books
Suffering to heaven -Cant out Smart God
Both are good!
Breathtaking testimony!! It made me stop and think about the Church today in the West!!! He a Christian Pastor with his powerful relationship with the Lord. His faith, his joy, and his courage in the face of such cruelty, hard staggering trials, imprisonment, mind boggling Deprivation yet he went through this all for the love of God, the lost, and His Word. He tells us how God was with him, comforted, and guided him. Great Results: The Church grew, Lives were changed, unlovely loved, people healed, even many of the worst of mankind were saved; by grace becoming the some of the best of citizens in world and born into God eternal Kingdom as well. Like David this man is after the heart of our Lord and Savior. His life is more than a text book example of walking in the light of God love, and in obedience, no matter the cost. His staggering statements of the Churches sin in the West of being so lukewarm or backslide is compelling to get one to stop, think, and pray. As a Christian, in the light of his walk with the Lord in total obedience, I must ask myself the following questions. Is Jesus my first love? Am I walking in total obedience in my walk with the Lord? PRAYING!: "God change me and help the Church also to put You first" Praying: Psalms 139:23 Search me, O God, and know my heart: try me, and know my thoughts 24 And see if there be any wicked way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting. K.J.V. in Public Domain
Cry and rejoice! A great book. I encourage all to listen to this book. A Heart changer!
I will indeed listen to this book again and again. I thank the Lord for this great book and Pastor Yun life and testimony!
Mac Lover in Tennessee
This book is so eye-opening! Makes you feel like a wimp in your walk with Christ. Brother Yun, you are such a spiritual hero to me. Your rewards will be great.
Reading this book was a stark wake up call and made me examine myself and my aspirations and goals in life. The American dream is Fantasyland compared to the historical way of life for most Christians. God wants our best in this life. If more Christians would put Him first it would alleviate so much suffering in this world.
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