275 You Have Gained a Tremendous Amount Through Faith
1. Even if you are judged or cursed a good deal because of this word “faith,” you have true faith, you have true faith, and you receive the most true, most real, and most precious thing, you receive the most true, most real, and most precious thing. This is because it is only in the course of judgment that you see the final destination of God’s creations; it is in this judgment that you see that the Creator is to be loved; it is in such conquering work that you see God’s arm; it is in this conquering that you come to fully understand human life; it is in this conquering that you gain the right path of human life, gain the right path of human life and come to understand the true meaning of “man”; it is only in this conquering that you see the righteous disposition of the Almighty and His beautiful, glorious countenance, His beautiful, glorious countenance.
2. It is in this conquering work that you learn of man’s origin and understand all mankind’s “immortal history”; it is in this conquering that you come to comprehend mankind’s ancestors and the origin of mankind’s corruption; it is in this conquering that you receive joy and comfort as well as endless chastening, discipline, and words of reprimand from the Creator to the mankind He created, words of reprimand from the Creator to the mankind He created; in this conquering work you receive blessings, and you receive the calamities that man should receive…. Is not all of this due to that little bit of faith of yours? After gaining these things has not your faith grown? Have you not gained a tremendous amount?
from “The Inside Truth of the Conquering Work (1)” in The Word Appears in the Flesh