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  • The CCP is still wantonly persecuting believers in God.

  • Christians don't have homes to return to. It's broken up families.

  • But in the Bible Paul says we should obey the authorities.

  • I just don't understand.

  • How should we treat the CCP regime?

  • Obeying the regimes is obeying the Lord.

  • If we follow Paul's words in the Bible,

  • isn't that obeying God?

  • But are these views really correct or in accordance with God's will?

  • Then what should we really think on this matter?

  • Hey, see that? The devil's back.

  • Oh no, why are they here?

  • What's going on?

  • Again?

  • All right,

  • anyone see a man in his forties run by here just now?

  • No, we didn't. No, sorry.

  • Listen here.

  • The man we seek has been preaching illegally.

  • He believes in Almighty God.

  • Whoever knows something, tell me!

  • He's wanted. There's a bounty.

  • We've been here a long while and haven't seen anything.

  • Right. Nothing.

  • If you know something and don't report it, you'll all be in trouble!

  • Understand?

  • Keep your eyes peeled.

  • If you learn anything, report it.

  • Why do they always arrest people who believe in God?

  • Yeah. It's absurd.

  • They're really preoccupied with this.

  • Let's go home.

  • I don't understand it.

  • They're really evil.

  • Quick! Move, move!

  • Come on, let's go!

  • Over there!

  • Mark my words.

  • If I catch this guy, I'll kill him.

  • Hurry! We have to find him!

  • Look over there!

  • Over there! Go!

  • Right there!

  • Hurry! We see him!

  • Catch him! He's done for now! Get over here!

  • Come on, he's up ahead!

  • I heard something over here.

  • Where'd he go?

  • Come on! Where is this punk?

  • Check over there! Go!

  • Let's go!

  • Hey, you hear something? (Yeah.)

  • I'll go look.

  • Hey, how'd you get down there?

  • Uh, I wasn't careful and I fell.

  • Okay. Let me help you. (Thanks.)

  • Grab this.

  • Hey, thank you so much. (No worries.)

  • You okay? (I'm fine. Thank you, sir.)

  • That's good.

  • Thank the Lord.

  • I heard the police were looking for a preacher.

  • Was it you they were trying to arrest by any chance?

  • Yes.

  • It's the Lord's protection!

  • Brother, we believe in the Lord too. (Yes.)

  • Oh. Thanks be to God.

  • It's not safe here. Quick, let's go! (Okay.)

  • So you got away from the cops.

  • It's really a narrow escape.

  • It's due to God's protection.

  • Yes.

  • Don't worry, Brother Yu, the police are long gone by now.

  • Stay here for now. Don't go back down the mountain.

  • Well, you'll be safe here.

  • I'll make other arrangements.

  • Thanks be to God.

  • The CCP is cracking down on house churches more than ever.

  • We gathered on this mountain out of desperation.

  • We never thought we'd run into you.

  • It must be the will of God! (Yeah!)

  • Praise God!

  • You know the police want me, but you took the risk of hiding me.

  • This really is the love of God.

  • It's made me realize everything is really in God's hands.

  • We are brothers in the Lord, one family. (Yes.)

  • You've been persecuted by the CCP for preaching the gospel,

  • for righteousness' sake. (That's right.)

  • It is our responsibility to receive you. (Yes.)

  • Thanks be to God.

  • If we lacked compassion after this many years,

  • we wouldn't be Christians. (Yeah.)

  • It's the right thing to do, to take you in.

  • Praise God!

  • I thank you both.

  • Let me introduce you.

  • Brother Yu was being hunted by the CCP.

  • We've only just met.

  • Nice to meet you.

  • This is Brother Wang and Brother Fang.

  • Hi! (Hello!)

  • It was the Lord's protection that let you evade the police. (Yes.)

  • Well, let's sit down. (Okay.)

  • Have a seat.

  • Things are only getting worse around here.

  • It's hard for us to believe in God in China.

  • Every time we gather, we're at risk for getting arrested.

  • That's right. Absolutely.

  • If we didn't have faith or wouldn't give up our lives for the Lord,

  • this path would be hard.

  • We need to pay a high price for following the Lord.

  • I was arrested for preaching the gospel. I served three years in prison.

  • So I know all about this stuff.

  • The CCP is still wantonly persecuting believers in God.

  • Christians don't have homes to return to. It's broken up families.

  • Countless Christians have been arrested, imprisoned, and tortured.

  • Yeah. Right.

  • Many have even been put to death.

  • Yes. It's despicable.

  • Their evildoings really fill people with rage.

  • Yes. Yeah.

  • But in the Bible Paul says we should obey the authorities.

  • I just don't understand.

  • How should we treat the CCP regime?

  • Yeah. I've struggled with this for a long time as well.

  • If we put Paul's words into practice,

  • then we should always follow the ruling authority.

  • Yeah.

  • But the atheist CCP always persecutes religious people and is an enemy of God.

  • They don't just forbid us from believing,

  • they persecute those who spread the gospel.

  • True. That's true. Right.

  • If we do what they want and don't believe or spread the gospel,

  • aren't we siding with Satan and betraying the Lord?

  • Of course. Yes, that's true.

  • Won't we become those destined to perish? (Right. Indeed.)

  • I agree.

  • I really don't understand.

  • How do we treat the ruling authority?

  • How do we make sure we're in accordance with the Lord's will? (Yeah.)

  • Hey, Brother Yu, you're a preacher. (Yes?)

  • You should have a unique perspective on this.

  • Please tell us what you think.

  • Yes, this issue is one that we've never understood.

  • Brother Yu, tell us about it.

  • Yes, tell us. (Sure. Okay.)

  • What don't you understand?

  • Paul said,

  • This proves the governing regimes of the world have been ordained by God.

  • So I think that obeying the regimes is obeying the Lord.

  • If we follow Paul's words in the Bible,

  • isn't that obeying God?

  • The Bible is the word of God.

  • Betraying the Bible is betraying God's words.

  • How can we be wrong if we follow the Bible?

  • No one would dare condemn us.

  • Yeah.

  • I think Brother Hou is right.

  • We should abide by the Bible.

  • Brother Hou,

  • according to your opinion,

  • obeying the regime is obeying the Lord.

  • But the evil CCP persecutes believers.

  • They ban us from believing in the Lord and from spreading the Lord's gospel.

  • You would still obey them?

  • The CCP called the Bible the book of an evil cult.

  • This is a direct attack on God's words.

  • You would really listen to that?

  • The demonic CCP denies God, the existence of the Lord.

  • They condemn the Lord and take God as their enemy.

  • If you obey them, do you still believe in the Lord?

  • Are you not serving as an antichrist and Satan?

  • I think you're wrong about this. I just don't agree.

  • Me neither.

  • In the Bible, Paul says to obey the higher powers,

  • but that's only Paul's opinion.