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Suffering and Punishment 
9th-Nov-2005 10:57 pm
Mr. Lee’s unbiblical theology on suffering and punishment

There were three medical doctors. They came as UBF missionaries to Chicago. But when their commander arrived, they all ran away so as not to suffer in doing the work of God. The leader was unhappy about them and did not bless them. Then soon one of the doctors, who was an anaesthesiologist, overdosed a patient for an operation and the patient died. So he lost his medical doctor’s license. Now he is running a grocery store very poorly. Another one, influenced by American relativism, cursed the servant of God. Then he left UBF. After several years, he was in a severe car accident. His body was totally crushed and his hands and feet were paralyzed. The third one got a proper job. But he has rheumatism in his right leg and in his left hand. He suffers day and night. All these events happened when they took God’s word lightly. This is to say that when we obey God’s word, God blesses us; when we disobey, God does not bless us.
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10th-Nov-2005 04:07 pm (UTC)
On skimming through the exceprt of Mr. Lee's message again, I found out that I forgot to mention about this underlined part: All these events happened when they took God’s word lightly.

By just considering the context of his message, what does he try to imply with God's word? It seems to me that he is trying to imply that his word is God's word! So what we have here is this: his blessing is God's blessing; his word is God's word; so he is God???
10th-Nov-2005 10:13 pm (UTC)
Good observation. And here we see also another UBF trick: UBF leaders would never *directly* claim things like "my word is God's word"; at least not in public or in the Sunday sermons. They say these very things *indirectly*, either between the lines or it follows as a logical consequence of the passage as in this case. Very clever. UBF's teaching is always indirect and between the lines. If they would say it directly, it would be immediately recognized as strange or ridiculous; but if they say it indirectly, it is usually swallowed.
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