North Korean Woman Turns to Christ as a Result of Her Torturer’s Questions

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North Korea (Mission Network News)  Kyung-ja’s* first experience hearing about God in North Korea wasn’t from a missionary or radio broadcast or pamphlet—but from her torturer.

The North Korean guard continued to beat Kyung-ja with a club even as she faded in and out of consciousness. She had snuck into China to try and earn money for food to bring back to her starving family in North Korea. But when Kyung-ja returned to North Korea, she was arrested.

Todd Nettleton with Voice of the Martyrs USA shares, “Her interrogator kept asking her about God. ‘Did people in China talk to you about God? Did you meet with people who are followers of God? Did you read the book about God while you were in China?’”

“Kyung-ja had had no contact with Christians even while she was in China. In fact, she had never heard the name of God and she kept telling the interrogator, ‘I don’t know who that is! I don’t know who you’re talking about!’”

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  • Drake

    Wow, God can even use a torturer to make people aware of His existence!

  • Robin Egg

    Amazing isn’t it. What man intended for evil, God used for good. Lord Jesus be with this new sister in Christ. I know that You are.

  • Lord bless and protect this precious believer!