I neither praised the Chinese govt nor disdained Chinese believers. You on the other hand violated the 9th Commandment by accusing me of it without clarifying my intent, putting an uncharitable construction on what I quoted from the article and Scripture?
I am an older Christian, I am threatened by govt in a different manner then the elder couple in the article, I almost continued to do as the govt suggested, which in my case, not being ignorant, would have been a denial of Christ. That is until the rod of correction was applied by my heavenly Father convincing me better to suffer then sin. The truth of Scripture for the comfort of poor sufferers is then most appreciated. Just this morning the temptations of poverty and the infirmity of age were hard pressing me. I sought my comfort in Scripture Psalm 18:27-30.
D. Fir those who share a common faith and practice have perfect society in spirit because they share a unity of faith, hope and love common to all believers in the trial of their faith, no matter their boundaries Acts 17:26. Though in this life, none be perfect in thought, word, or deed they share Christ's life and lot. I count Wang Yi my brother and pray for him as I'd hope he would for me - that we would be conformed to Chris