Testimonies Archive

Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 5, pp. 149-158 Day 278

Their punishment was marked in order that it might serve as a perpetual warning to Christians of all ages. The same sin is fearfully prevalent at the present time, yet we hear of no such signal punishment. The Lord shows men once with what abhorrence He regards such an offense against His sacred claims and…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 5, pp. 139-148 Day 277

The Ledger of Heaven testifies of this man thus: “A deceiver, an adulterer, creeping into houses and leading captive silly women.” How many souls he will destroy with his satanic sophistry the judgment alone will reveal. Such men ought to be rebuked and discountenanced at once, that they may not bring a continual reproach upon…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 5, pp. 129-138 Day 276

Those who are older must educate the young, by precept and example, how to discharge those claims which society and their Maker have upon them. Upon these youth must be laid grave responsibilities. The question is whether they are capable of governing themselves and standing forth in the purity of their God-given manhood, abhorring anything…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 5, pp. 119-128 Day 275

Brother —– has been a great hindrance to the church. He should not be a member of the church unless his daily life is in harmony with his profession. God does not acknowledge him as His child. He stands today under the black banner of the powers of darkness. Satan has him completely under his…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 5, pp. 109-118 Day 274

No one has ever proposed to do this in your case. But most of that which the youth of our day term love is only blind impulse, which originates with Satan to compass their destruction. Should you, my brother, go to our college now, as you have planned, I fear for your course there. Your…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 5, pp. 99-108 Day 273

“And it shall come to pass at that time, that I will search Jerusalem with candles, and punish the men that are settled on their lees: that say in their heart, The Lord will not do good, neither will He do evil.” “Gather yourselves together, yea, gather together, O nation not desired; before the decree…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 5, pp. 89-98 Day 272

Every defect has been excused, until their character is deformed. To deal successfully with these different minds the teacher needs to exercise great tact and delicacy in management, as well as firmness in government. Dislike and even contempt for proper regulations will often be manifested. Some will exercise all their ingenuity in evading penalties, while…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 5, pp. 79-88 Day 271

If all of those who come together for meetings of edification and prayer could be regarded as true worshipers, then might we hope, though much would still remain to be done for us. But it is in vain to deceive ourselves. Things are far from being what the appearance would indicate. From a distant view…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 5, pp. 69-78 Day 270

If you refuse to believe until every shadow of uncertainty and every possibility of doubt is removed you will never believe. The doubt that demands perfect knowledge will never yield to faith. Faith rests upon evidence, not demonstration. The Lord requires us to obey the voice of duty, when there are other voices all around…

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