Testimonies Archive

Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 1, pp. 529-538 Day 053

The husband who transfers his property to his wife opens for her a wide door of temptation, whether she is a believer or an unbeliever. If she is a believer and naturally penurious, inclined to selfishness and acquisitiveness, the battle will be much harder for her with her husband’s stewardship and her own to manage.…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 1, pp. 519-528 Day 052

The brethren in the office feel that they cannot leave the work for a few days for a change, for recreation; but this is a mistake. They can and should do so. Even if there were not as much accomplished, it would be better to leave for a few days than to be prostrated by…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 1, pp. 509-518 Day 051

To the Ephesians he writes: “See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise, redeeming the time, because the days are evil. Wherefore be ye not unwise, but understanding what the will of the Lord is. And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit; speaking…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 1, pp. 499-508 Day 050

“Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world,” says the inspired apostle. Then he adds the warning: “If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.” It is an alarming fact that the love of the world predominates in the minds of the young. They…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 1, pp. 489-498 Day 049

I was shown that we should provide a home for the afflicted and those who wish to learn how to take care of their bodies that they may prevent sickness. We should not remain indifferent and compel those who are sick and desirous of living out the truth to go to popular water cure institutions…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 1, pp. 479-488 Day 048

Some flatter themselves that they are liberal because they at times donate freely to ministers and for the advancement of the truth. Yet these so-called liberal men are close in their deal and ready to overreach. They have abundance of this world, and this binds upon them great responsibilities as God’s stewards. Yet, when dealing…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 1, pp. 469-478 Day 047

Ministers must arouse and manifest a life, zeal, and devotion to which they have for quite a length of time been almost strangers because they have failed to walk with God. The cause of God in many places is not improving. Soul work is needed. The people are overcharged with surfeiting and drunkenness and the…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 1, pp. 459-468 Day 046

“Women should clothe their limbs with regard to health and comfort. Their feet and limbs need to be clad as warmly as men’s. The length of the fashionable dress is objectionable for several reasons: “1. It is extravagant and unnecessary to have the dress of such a length that it will sweep the sidewalk and…

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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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