In the summer of 2009, my two-year love affair with the Korean peninsula ended when an emotional illness devastated my mind, sort of a virus will attack and overwhelm the body. There are several smart stories of Korea. They reveal the agony of a nation caught between the empires of the globe, most frequently need to be left alone, however eventually the globe to expertise varying degrees of success. South Korea is one in every of the leading economies within the world these days. Personal experiences within the past a hundred years browse the 10 Thousand Sorrows or principal was the land of morning calm. Reading heroic missions throughout the war and after: the Christ of the guts of Korea. Browse the story of the Japanese invasion, when my name was Keoki. Or the stories of brave heroes of Korea Yi, his personal diary. Oh, yes, similar to in Korea. Throughout the times of Communist oppression, Russia and China, North Korea and shaped what’s still the foremost repressive regime on the earth. The families of North and South Korea are destroyed; an incalculable quantity of bloodshed and bitterness was planted within the heart of a land that’s too bitter.
With all this, the work of Christ lives and thrives. The North Korean capital, Pyongyang, once referred to as the Jerusalem of the East attributable to the abundance of believers in Jesus, has been supplanted, however solely in another town in Korea, Seoul, home to the most important churches within the world. These are congregations that have their range within the tens and many thousands of individuals, so much beyond our comprehension.
While Chinese restaurants and laundries imported to our shores, the Koreans are sending missionaries and therefore the churches. Though the North has been quickly hijacked by evil, it’s even additional fertile ground for the Gospel. The Word of God cannot be forced.
I have usually prayed for the death of the monstrosity of the North Korean peninsula. However we have a tendency to who are therefore absorbed with the will for a replacement nation within the north to recollect that our nice mandate extends to countries specifically unfair.