2015 Norway UBF mission report

Be joyful always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances for this is God 's will for you in Christ Jesus. 1.Thessalonians 5:16-18

Bible tells us clearly what is God 's will for me in Christ Jesus. That is Be joyful always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances 
Two years ago, l had cerebral hemorrhage and loosed all sense in my left face, and I had problem like dizziness and vomiting in a long times. As God's mercy and prayers of co-workers I began gradually to recover from my sickness, I felt very thankful and joyful for new life. But I was sick again, went rushed to the emergency room twice during a visit in Korea I felt deeply despair again. Not just physically sick but also mentally suffer a panic disorder, and devastated spiritually. I would not be better and I could not sleep even bunch of medicines, and had lost a smile. It was difficult for me to hold even one day. I was weak, But God is faithful, always faithful. Every moment of crisis which it likes like no way to go, God open a way. In my hardest times, God sent my family from Norway, God sent shepherd and co worker in ubf for prayer and bible study. Because of panic disorder, I had difficult to go out from house, but with depend on Matthews Gospel Seek ye first the Kingdom of God and His righteousness, I could have courage and move to mission center in KyungSeong ubf. I could get gamma knife surgeon in hospital with Johns Gospel 11:4  God “This sickness will not end in death No it is God’s glory” In surrounded with prayer and God’s word, I released from power of death. And finally I could come back to the land which God given to us, my mission field, and my lovely home in Norway. I am still very weak and I am still fighting anxiety in everyday. Actually everything is become not simple to me, I cannot do anything  without God’s grace. It is challenge for me to go to work or attend the meeting, to preach gospel. In every small things, I need His mercy and grace. So I became more depend to my heavenly father, more thankful, and rejoice in small things. In my sickness time, I was employed as fixed worker from contract worker, and I took tolerance and understanding from Norwegian colleagues, and I can see warmness and love and faith as Christian spirit melted into them. I could began to work as doctor and I could more understand how destroyable when a man loose health and faith. Without faith, without God, we human have no choice but to suffer depression and anxiety insomnia. Only living Word of God it the way and the truth and the life for all sickness and sinner. In 2015, Thanks God who blessed weekly Sunday service with Your word and grace, Thanks for one to one bible study with Shepherd James Seo so I could learn more and more about Jesus Christ. Thanks God who use our house church as tools of servant and gospel. Although we had no regularly campus bible student, we thanks God we have always vision 12 dispels in Bergen university. Thank God that Joshua and Esther had faith in God, and grow with wisdom in Jesus Christ. In 2016 I pray that I could be more strengthen physically and spiritually, and I pray that I overcome fear of dizziness, bold like lions. I pray that I receive deeply word of God and I can preach. I pray for regularly bergen campus fishing and we can serve one to one bible study faithfully.  I pray for boldness in the minds of Joshua and obedience to Esther's heart.

One Word “Be joyful always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances”

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