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The greatest blessing…
When a person is graced with being part of one of God’s special moves on this earth, it is the greatest blessing of his life. God’s move makes an impression that he will never forget, and it becomes an unending source of supply to him. Whoever can participate in such a flow is most blessed. I believe that whenever someone who was in such a flow thinks back on it, he will have fond memories of that time. The revival in northern China in 1943 was a very strong flow; many people were gained by God at that time. Many of the consecrations were not loose but were very strong. That flow of revival had a great influence on the churches in China after the war ended. It is a great blessing for a person to be able to participate in the flow of God’s work, the flow of revival, at least once in his lifetime. (Three Aspects of the Church, Book 2, The Course of the Church, p. 213, Witness Lee)
We need to see how to carry out the spread of the Lord”s recovery in the countries of Europe. Our going to Europe should be neither by a work nor by a movement but by emigration. (The World Situation and the Direction of the Lord”s Move, p. 47, Witness Lee)
Have to pay the price…
To move for the Lord involves a certain cost. It involves our jobs, our businesses, our homes, our families, our schooling, and other matters. However, we have to pay the price. We must consider what we are on the earth for. We are here for the Lord”s recovery. We are here not for our job, schooling, or home. Therefore, it is worthwhile to pay the price. A certain proverb says, ”When a tree is uprooted, it dies, but when a person is uprooted, he is more living. The more we go out, the more we will be living. It is very easy to become old, but moving keeps us young. Likewise, it is very easy to be rooted, but moving uproots us. To be spiritual we need to be uprooted. (The Ministry Magazine, Vol. 2, No. 8, August/September 1998, p. 14, Witness Lee)
The Lord is Waiting for His Recovery to Spread to Europe, and Ultimately to Jerusalem
I believe that in the coming years the Lord will spread the church life to England, Germany, France, and Italy. Furthermore, I believe that one day there will be a church in Rome and even in Jerusalem, where the church life began more than nineteen centuries ago. Brother Nee once told us that the Lord went to China because it was virgin soil for the cultivation of the church life. However, the Lord knew that, primarily because of language, China was not the best place for the spread of His recovery. Watchman Nee was sown as a seed into this soil, and the church life began to grow. Then, through the loss of mainland China, the recovery was transplanted to the United States.
However, the United States is not the goal; it is a stepping-stone for the spread of the recovery to Europe and eventually to Jerusalem. The Lord began from Jerusalem and then spread the church to Greece and Italy. I believe that He will also go back to Jerusalem by way of Italy and Greece. I long for there to be a church in Jerusalem waiting for the Lord Jesus when He returns. It would be a shame to the Lord Jesus to come back without having a church in Jerusalem ready for Him. The Lord will not suffer such a shame. For this reason, He is waiting for His recovery to spread to Europe and, ultimately, to Jerusalem.
May the Lord inspire us concerning His move in His recovery! May He spread the church life throughout Europe, the Middle East, and to Jerusalem. Perhaps one day we shall hold a prayer meeting in the garden of Gethsemane, which is located at the foot of the Mount of Olives, and pray fervently to the Lord for His coming back! (Life-study of Ephesians, pp. 666-668, Witness Lee)
He will come back…
I believe that at the end time, before Antichrist comes, the Lord will shame His enemy by establishing a strong testimony in Europe. I am burdened that we would go to every country in Europe. I now see that the Lord sent His recovery to the United States to gain a number of young people to send to
Europe. The greatest need for our labor in the Lord”s recovery today is in Europe.
I believe that the Lord will prepare a good number of saints to send out to Europe and Israel to raise up churches. He will come back when He can tell the enemy, ”You have set up many religious things, but look at My church,
My bride. They all live by Me and are one with Me. They are no longer religious and have no tradition, superstition, or falsehood. They have only Christ. They are a group of people who are fully Christ-conscious, and they are My testimony. (From an unpublished message given by Witness Lee on May 7, 1977, in New York)