2019-2020 Testimonies for the Church

The Desire of Ages – Day 81

Chapter 74—Gethsemane This chapter is based on Matthew 26:36-56; Mark 14:32-50; Luke 22:39-53; John 18:1-12 . In company with His disciples, the Saviour slowly made His way to the garden of Gethsemane. The Passover moon, broad and full, shone from a cloudless sky. The city of pilgrims’ tents was hushed into silence. Jesus had been…

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The Desire of Ages – Day 80

-673- After the hymn, they went out. Through the crowded streets they made their way, passing out of the city gate toward the Mount of Olives. Slowly they proceeded, each busy with his own thoughts. As they began to descend toward the mount, Jesus said, in a tone of deepest sadness, “All ye shall be…

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The Desire of Ages – Day 79

-662- Chapter 73—“Let Not Your Heart Be Troubled” This chapter is based on John 13:31-38; John 14; John 15; John 16; John 17 . Looking upon His disciples with divine love and with the tenderest sympathy, Christ said, “Now is the Son of man glorified, and God is glorified in Him.” Judas had left the…

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The Desire of Ages – Day 78

Chapter 72—“In Remembrance of Me” This chapter is based on Matthew 26:20-29; Mark 14:17-25; Luke 22:14-23; John 13:18-30 “The Lord Jesus the same night in which He was betrayed took bread: and when He had given thanks, He brake it, and said, Take, eat: this is My body, which is broken for you: this do…

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The Desire of Ages – Day 77

Chapter 71—A Servant of Servants This chapter is based on Luke 22:7-18, 24; John 13:1-17 . In the upper chamber of a dwelling at Jerusalem, Christ was sitting at table with His disciples. They had gathered to celebrate the Passover. The Saviour desired to keep this feast alone with the twelve. He knew that His…

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The Desire of Ages – Day 76

Chapter 70—“The Least of These My Brethren” This chapter is based on Matthew 25:31-46 . “When the Son of man shall come in His glory, and all the holy angels with Him, then shall He sit upon the throne of His glory: and before Him shall be gathered all nations: and He shall separate them…

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The Desire of Ages – Day 75

Chapter 69—On the Mount of Olives This chapter is based on Matthew 24; Mark 13; Luke 21:5-38 . Christ’s words to the priests and rulers, “Behold, your house is left unto you desolate” (Matthew 23:38), had struck terror to their hearts. They affected indifference, but the question kept rising in their minds as to the…

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The Desire of Ages – Day 74

Chapter 68—In the Outer Court This chapter is based on John 12:20-42 . “And there were certain Greeks among them that came up to worship at the feast: the same came therefore to Philip, which was of Bethsaida of Galilee, and desired him, saying, Sir, we would see Jesus. Philip cometh and telleth Andrew: and…

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The Desire of Ages – Day 73

Chapter 67—Woes on the Pharisees This chapter is based on Matthew 23; Mark 12:41-44; Luke 20:45-47; Luke 21:1-4 . It was the last day of Christ’s teaching in the temple. Of the vast throngs that were gathered at Jerusalem, the attention of all had been attracted to Him; the people had crowded the temple courts,…

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The Desire of Ages – Day 72

Chapter 66—Controversy This chapter is based on Matthew 22:15-46; Mark 12:13-40; Luke 20:20-47 The priests and rulers had listened in silence to Christ’s pointed rebukes. They could not refute His charges. But they were only the more determined to entrap Him, and with this object they sent to Him spies, “which should feign themselves just…

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