Many religious pastors and elders, because they have believed in God for many years, have always worked painstakingly hard forand have stayed watchful, waiting for the Lord's return, they believe that when the Lord comes He will certainly give them revelation. Does this view conform to the facts of God's work? Will God definitely give man revelation when He becomes flesh? says, "Man neither studies the new work of God with care nor accepts it with humility; rather, man adopts an attitude of contempt, waiting for the revelations and guidance of God. Is this not the behavior of a man who rebels against and opposes God? How can such men gain the approval of God?" (The Word Appears in the Flesh).
Lin Bo'en was an elder at a house church in China. During all his years as a believer, he felt honored to suffer for the Lord, and valued the knowledge and attainment of theChrist above anything else in the world. One fateful day, he went out to preach and heard some shocking news: The Lord Jesus has returned in the flesh, and He is Christ of the last days—Almighty God! Lin Bo'en was puzzled. When the Lord returns, He is supposed to descend with the clouds, so why would He incarnate Himself and do His work in secret? What mysteries were hidden behind God's incarnation? If the Lord has truly returned, why haven't we been raptured? … An intense debate unfolds between Lin Bo'en and his co-workers and the preachers from … Will they finally be able to understand that Almighty God is the return of the Lord Jesus, the appearance of God in the flesh?