Testimonies Archive

Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 2, pp. 569-578 Day 128

Chapter 67—Unfaithfulness in Stewardship Dear Brother K, A few things which are pressing upon my mind I feel a duty to write to Brother L and you. I have related the substance of the matter before you; but as my mind is still burdened, I will write. I was shown that with you, I and…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 2, pp. 559-568 Day 127

Your mind is impure. You were relieved from care and labor altogether too long. Household duties would have been one of the richest blessings that you could have had. Weariness would not have injured you one tenth as much as have your lascivious thoughts and conduct. You have received incorrect ideas in regard to girls’…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 2 pp. 549-558 Day 126

Ministers especially should know the character and works of Christ, that they may imitate Him; for the character and works of a true Christian are like His. He laid aside His glory, His dominion, His riches, and sought after those who were perishing in sin. He humbled Himself to our necessities, that He might exalt…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 2 pp. 539-548 Day 125

Chapter 63—Selfishness Rebuked Dear Brother A, Since the Illinois camp meeting, your case has pressed with weight upon my mind. As I recall some things shown me in regard to ministers, especially yourself, I am exceedingly distressed. At the meeting in Illinois I spoke especially upon the qualifications of a gospel minister. When I presented…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 2 pp. 529-538 Day 124

When the weather will permit, all who can possibly do so ought to walk in the open air every day, summer and winter. But the clothing should be suitable for the exercise, and the feet should be well protected. A walk, even in winter, would be more beneficial to the health than all the medicine…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 2 pp. 519-528 Day 123

Those who have made a wrong use of means dedicated to God will be required to give an account of their stewardship. Some have selfishly grasped means because of their love of gain. Others have not a tender conscience; it has become seared through long-cherished selfishness. They view sacred and eternal things from a low…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 2 pp. 509-518 Day 122

Christ is our example. Are the ministers of Christ tempted and fiercely buffeted by Satan? so also was He who knew no sin. He turned to His Father in these hours of distress. He came to earth that He might provide a way whereby we could find grace and strength to help in every time…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 2 pp. 499-508 Day 121

Some are not close Bible students. They are disinclined to apply themselves diligently to the study of God’s word. In consequence of this neglect they have labored at great disadvantage and have not, in their ministerial efforts, accomplished one tenth of the work which they might have done had they seen the necessity of closely…

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Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 2 pp. 489-498 Day 120

Chapter 60—A Cross in Accepting the Truth Dear Sister U, I am somewhat acquainted with your peculiar temperament, your caution, your fears, your lack of hope and confidence. I sympathize with you in your sufferings of mind, as you cannot see everything in regard to our position and faith as clearly as you could wish.…

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