Testimonies Archive

Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 1, pp. 449-458 Day 045

Chapter 81—The Minister’s Wife June 5, 1863, I was shown that Satan is ever at work to dishearten and lead astray ministers whom God has chosen to preach the truth. The most effectual way in which he can work is through home influences, through unconsecrated companions. If he can control their minds, he can through…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 1, pp. 439-448 Day 044

All who desire to draw away from God’s remnant people in order to follow their own corrupt hearts would throw themselves willingly into Satan’s hands, and should have the privilege. There are others among us who are in danger. They have an exalted opinion of their own ability, while their influence in many respects has…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 1, pp. 429-438 Day 043

I saw that we are now in the shaking time. Satan is working with all his power to wrest souls from the hand of Christ and cause them to trample underfoot the Son of God. An angel slowly and emphatically repeated these words: “Of how much sorer punishment, suppose ye, shall he be thought worthy,…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 1, pp. 419-428 Day 042

God has led out men who have toiled for years, who have been willing to make any sacrifice, who have suffered privation, and endured trials to bring the truth before the world, and by their consistent course remove the reproach that fanatics have brought upon the cause of God. They have met opposition in every…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 1, pp. 409-418 Day 041

Chapter 76—The Cause in the East The fanaticism which raged in years past has left its desolating effects in the East. I saw that God tested His people upon time in 1844, but that no time which has since been set has borne the special marks of His hand. He has not tested His people…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 1, pp. 399-408 Day 040

Parents, the recording angel writes every impatient, fretful word you utter to your children. Every failure on your part to give them proper instruction, and show them the exceeding sinfulness of sin, and the final result of a sinful course, is marked against your name. Every unguarded word spoken before them, carelessly or in jest,…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 1, pp. 389-398 Day 039

Chapter 73—Labor in the East I have been shown that the time has come for more effective labor in the East. The necessity of organization and order is at last felt there. Ministers will not now be obliged to labor under such discouragements as before. The angel of mercy is hovering over the East. Said…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 1, pp. 379-388 Day 038

It is time that the watchmen upon the walls of Zion understood the responsibility and sacredness of their mission. They should feel that a woe is upon them if they do not perform the work which God has committed to them. If they become unfaithful, they are endangering the safety of the flock of God,…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 1, pp. 369-378 Day 037

Chapter 70—Dangers and Duty of Ministers I have been shown that more can now be accomplished by laboring in places where a few have been raised up, than in entirely new fields, unless the opening is very good. A few in different towns who really believe the truth will exert an influence and excite inquiry…

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