Testimonies Archive

Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 3, pp. 449-458 Day 186

Christ will not undertake to teach the self-righteous, self-conceited, and self-willed. If such come to Him with the inquiry, What is truth? He gives them no answer. It is only the meek that He will guide in judgment; the meek will He teach His way. Solomon was naturally endowed with good judgment and large reasoning…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 3, pp. 439-448 Day 185

This spirit is ruinous to the church and ruinous in his family. He needs to soften his heart and let in tenderness, humility, and love. He needs benevolence and noble generosity. In short, he needs to be thoroughly converted, to be a new man in Christ Jesus. Then his influence in the church will be…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 3, pp. 429-438 Day 184

All these cannot be right, yet they all claim to be led of the Lord. The word of Inspiration is not Yea and Nay, but Yea and Amen in Christ Jesus. Our Saviour follows His lessons of instruction with a promise that if two or three should be united in asking anything of God it…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 3, pp. 419-428 Day 183

To pass these by and think your light must come through no other channel than directly from God places you in a position where you are liable to deception and to be overthrown. God has placed you in connection with His appointed helps in His church that you may be aided by them. Your former…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 3, pp. 409-418 Day 182

Chapter 34—Systematic Benevolence Should all whom God has prospered with earth’s riches carry out His plan by faithfully giving a tenth of all their increase, and should they not withhold their trespass offerings and their thank offerings, the treasury would be constantly replenished. The simplicity of the plan of systematic benevolence does not detract from its…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 3, pp. 399-408 Day 181

They have gone directly contrary to the express injunction of our Lord, and have allowed the love of money to become the ruling passion of their lives. They are intemperate in their efforts to acquire means. They are as much intoxicated with their insane desire for riches as is the inebriate with his liquor. Christians…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 3, pp. 389-398 Day 180

Every man, woman, and youth may become a treasurer for the Lord and may be an agent to meet the demands upon the treasury. Says the apostle: “Let every one of you lay by him in store, as God hath prospered him.” Great objects are accomplished by this system. If one and all would accept…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 3, pp. 379-388 Day 179

The spiritual weakness of many young men and women in this age is deplorable because they could be powerful agents for good if they were consecrated to God. I mourn greatly the lack of stability with the young. This we should all deplore. There seems to be a lack of power to do right, a…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 3, pp. 369-378 Day 178

Isaac was a figure of the Son of God, who was offered a sacrifice for the sins of the world. God would impress upon Abraham the gospel of salvation to man. In order to do this, and make the truth a reality to him as well as to test his faith, He required him to…

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