Typical Cases of People from Christian Denominations and Sects and Catholic Churches in Henan Province Who Were Punished for Resisting Almighty God
63. Liang XX, male, aged 60, from Chengguan Town in Mengjin County, a junior leader of the Liberal Group. In the fall of 1998, the end-time work of Almighty God was preached to him, but he refused to accept. In the winter of 1998, when it was preached to him again, he was sick and sat in the bed. After listening, he said, “You preached well, but I just don’t dare to accept. Except for the God I believe in who is the true God, there is no God in any other churches. This is false.” He not only rejected it himself, but he hindered others from accepting it. In 1999, Liang got hemiplegia. He sat in the street, and though he was unable to speak clearly, when he saw a brother who had accepted Almighty God, he pointed to him and yelled wildly, “He’s deceived. He’s a false christ.…” Thereafter, his illness became more and more serious, and his son did not get him a doctor. In July 1999, Liang became a vegetable, being bedridden and knowing nothing. His wife pitied him and tried to feed him something, but he could not swallow. So, she asked a doctor to insert a rubber tube into Liang’s stomach, and she injected milk in with a syringe every two hours. Liang was tortured like this for more than five months, and in early 2000, he died. After his death, many people in his church accepted Almighty God.
64. Liu XX, female, aged 48, from Pingle Town in Mengjin County, a leader of the Three Grades of Servants Church. In the winter of 1997, someone preached God’s end-time work to her, but she said, “You are believing in an evil way.” She also told the people led by her, “If anyone comes to preach to you, say the worst things and call them the worst names, and to drive them away is the goal. Whoever receives them will share in their wickedness.” In the summer of 2001, the gospel preacher went to preach to her again, but she shouted and cried and pushed the gospel preacher out of the door. Since Liu resisted Almighty God in 1997, her mother-in-law had been long bedridden with paralysis; in the winter of 1998, her husband got cerebral vascular disease and was hospitalized; in 1999, her 18-year-old daughter had a frequent stomachache, and was hospitalized and had an operation; and in the same year, her father-in-law got cancer, and then became bedridden in April 2001. Liu often said, “I don’t know what sin I’ve committed. Life is so difficult. It would be better for me to die than to be tormented like this!” Just as the Bible says: “A wicked man puts up a bold front.” She did all kinds of evil and was punished, but how could she not realize that? In January 2002, Liu’s parents-in-law died one by one. As they were not cremated, Liu was fined 800 yuan by the county government.
65. Guo XX, female, aged 47, from Liangyuan District in Shangqiu City, an accountant of the Three-Self sect. In April 1999, a sister preached the end-time work of Almighty God to her, but she refused to accept and condemned, “You must be deceived by a false christ. Don’t believe in it! I’d rather die and go to hell than listen to you!” On April 24, 1999, while quarreling with her neighbor, Guo suddenly could not speak and lost consciousness. She was sent to the hospital, but all rescue measures failed and she went to Hades the next day.