Testimonies Archive

Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 5, pp. 599-608 Day 323

He at once laid a snare whereby Israel should be enchanted with the beautiful Moabitish women, who would lead them to transgress God’s law. Thus iniquity would be found in them, and God’s blessing would not rest upon them. Their forces would be greatly weakened, and their enemies would no longer fear their power, because…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 5, pp. 589-598 Day 322

You would have a much better influence if you would talk less and pray more; God is your source of strength. Your long speeches on education in the sciences are painful to the angels of God, who are constantly and intensely active in seeking to call the thoughts and affections to heavenly things. Souls are…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 5, pp. 579-588 Day 321

The light shining from the cross of Calvary will reveal to you God’s estimate of the soul, and, appreciating that estimate, you will seek to reflect the light to the world. A great name among men is as letters traced in sand, but a spotless character will endure to all eternity. God gives you intelligence…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 5, pp. 569-578 Day 320

The truth as it is in Jesus does much for the receiver, and not only for him, but for all who are brought within the sphere of his influence. The truly converted soul is illuminated from on high, and Christ is in that soul “a well of water springing up into everlasting life.” His words,…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 5, pp. 559-568 Day 319

The most precious work that my brethren can engage in is that of cultivating a Christlike character. It was shown me that those who preside over our institutions should ever bear in mind that there is a chief director, who is the God of heaven. There should be strict honesty in all business transactions in…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 5, pp. 549-558 Day 318

Our piety and religious duties will become narrowed down to our own interests unless we are daily partakers of the spirit of Christ. Interest for the souls of others is calculated to give breadth and depth and stability to Christian character. The Lord is coming. We are nearing home, and we want to take large…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 5, pp. 539-548 Day 317

He is given an inferior place, while self swells into importance and fills the whole temple of the soul. This is the reason why the Lord can do so little for us. Should He work with our efforts, the instrument would appropriate all the glory to his own smartness, his wisdom, his ability, and he…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 5, pp. 529-538 Day 316

Vice and crime, and iniquity of all kinds, are steadily on the increase. The penetrating power of Bible truth must show the contrast between truth and error. A higher grade of preparation is required in order to do good service for the Master. But if the minister leans upon the knowledge he acquires, and does…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 5, pp. 519-528 Day 315

They have become infatuated and charmed with just such food for the mind as the intensely exciting stories contained in Uncle Tom’s Cabin. That book did good in its day to those who needed an awakening in regard to their false ideas of slavery; but we are standing upon the very borders of the eternal…

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