The Debate. [See also pp. , “Meeting Prejudice and Opposition.”] God Is Seldom Glorified—In some cases, it may be necessary to meet a proud boaster. in the larger free Online Books collection on the Ellen G. White. Estate Web site. Evangelism, the very heart of Christianity, is the theme of pri- mary importance . Some Key Thoughts from Ellen White on City Evangelism. The Urgent Need of Sharing the Gospel Message. When I think of the cities in which so little has been .
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Wise men are needed, to keep Bible principles free from a particle of worldly policy. Never should you enter upon a discussion, where so much is at stake, relying upon your aptness to handle strong arguments.
In every age the Lord has evagelism a special message for the people of that time; so we have a message for the people in this age. The fewer attacks we make on authorities and powers, the more work will we do for God. The cross of Calvary is a pledge to us of everlasting life.
The work in the large cities is to be done after Christ’s order, not after the order of a theatrical performance. John could not express that love in words; it was too deep, too broad; he calls upon the human family to behold it. They are to see that the work of God is not committed to men who feel it their privilege evsngelism move out on their own independent judgment, to preach whatever they please, and to be responsible to no one for their instructions or work.
There are two reasons why you should do this. The Truth as It Is in Jesus. Present subjects that will be as green pastures to the sheep of God’s fold.
Some Listening to the Last Sermon. Thus will the sinner be attracted to Him who is represented as the Chief among ten thousand and the One altogether lovely. A few condemned pictures, urging that they are prohibited by the second commandment, and that everything of this kind should be destroyed. This would often erect a formidable barrier between you and those you wish to reach. The Word of the living God is to be the foundation of our faith.
Each company of workers should be under the direction of a competent leader, and it should ever be kept before them that they are to be missionaries in the highest sense of the term. These charts are object lessons to the people.
Christ waits to adopt you. I can only poorly represent to you the interest his work has created. The people are not soul-hungry for these, but they want the bread of life, the word that liveth and abideth forever.
Our message is a solemn and sacred one, and we must watch unto prayer. A Message for the Churches and New Fields.
Ellen G. White Estate: City Evangelism
Dwell on the Affirmative Truths. White’s Experience and Methods as a Personal Worker”,”mp3″: The prophecies of Daniel and the Revelation should be carefully studied, and in connection with them the words, “Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world.
In no case are we to follow the example Let not the solemn scenes which prophecy has revealed, be left untouched. The Holy Spirit takes the things of God and shows them unto us, conveying them as a living power into the obedient heart.
But none of this spirit should be seen in those whom God has sent forth to proclaim the last message of warning to a doomed world The wickedness in many cities is increasing. The cities are to be worked from outposts. For years we have been instructed that our brethren and sisters, and especially families with children, should plan to leave the cities as the way opens before them to do so. In every nation the minds of men are turning to the invention of some new thing.
Where He abides, there will be an overflowing of beneficence. Place your hand in His, and let Him guide you. Jesus is the living center of everything. The Lord desires His people to move into the country, where they can settle on the land, and raise their own fruit and vegetables, and where their children can be brought in direct contact with the works of God in nature.
Betterton, tell me why it is that you actors affect your audiences so powerfully by speaking of things imaginary.
Then make the most of drawing in the net. And we are to continue the work until a church is organized and a humble house of worship built. Prepare the Soil Before Sowing the Seed.
Are we working in copartnership with Christ? The Themes for Our Discourses. The tameness and monotony of our service for God repels many who are looking to see in us a deep, earnest, sanctified zeal. Some had been bringing in false tests, and had made their own evangeljsm and notions a criterion, magnifying matters of little importance into tests of Christian fellowship, and binding heavy burdens upon others.
But it is time that men and women reasoned from cause to effect. Instead of imitating Christ in His manner of labor, many are severe, critical, and dictatorial. Persons should be chosen to labor in the large cities who are fully consecrated and who understand the sacredness and importance of the work.