Testimonies Archive

Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 4, pp. 629-638 Day 261

As Christians, we ought not to engage in any employment upon which we cannot conscientiously ask the blessing of the Lord. Do you, my sisters, in the needless work you put upon your garments, feel a clear conscience? Can you, while perplexing the mind over ruffles and bows and ribbons, be uplifting the soul to…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 4, pp. 619-628 Day 260

Although some may be restricted to one talent, yet if they will exercise that one, it will increase. God values the service according to what a man has and not according to what he has not. If we perform our daily duties with fidelity and love we shall receive the approval of the Master as…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 4, pp. 609-618 Day 259

One man’s mind is not to control another. If one man stands up, feeling that no one shall influence him, that he has judgment and ability to comprehend every branch of the work, that man will fail of the grace of God. My husband has experience and qualities that are valuable, if these can be…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 4, pp. 599-608 Day 258

Christ will succor those who flee to Him for wisdom and strength. If they meet duty and trial with humility of soul, depending upon Jesus, His mighty angel will be round about them, and He whom they have trusted will prove an all-sufficient helper in every emergency. Those who occupy responsible positions should daily become…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 4, pp. 589-598 Day 257

You place yourself in the way of temptation, on Satan’s battleground, and will, unless constantly guarded, be overcome by his devices. There are persons who have for some time made a profession of religion, who are, to all intents and purposes, without God and without a sensitive conscience. They are vain and trifling; their conversation…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 4, pp. 579-588 Day 256

To many persons this has been the intellectual diet during their lifetime; there are mental as well as physical dyspeptics. Many are suffering from maladies of the soul far more than from diseases of the body, and they will find no relief until they shall come to Christ, the wellspring of life. Complaints of weariness,…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 4, pp. 569-578 Day 255

You should keep before the minds of patients the fact that in suggesting reforms of their habits and customs you are presenting before them that which is not to ruin but to save them; that, while yielding up what they have hitherto esteemed and loved, they are to build on a more secure foundation. While…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 4, pp. 559-568 Day 254

The gold tried in the fire represents love and faith. Many are nearly destitute of love. Self-sufficiency blinds their eyes to their great need. There is a positive necessity for a daily conversion to God, a new, deep, and daily experience in the religious life. There should be awakened in the hearts of the physicians,…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 4, pp. 549-558 Day 253

We should ever bear in mind that we are not only learners but teachers in this world, fitting ourselves and others for a higher sphere of action in the future life. The measure of man’s usefulness is in knowing the will of God and doing it. It is within our power to so improve in…

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