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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There should be interspersed with the prophecies practical lessons of the teachings of Christ. Here is another forcible statement: But if the good impressions made are not followed up with true, earnest efforts, no permanent good is accomplished. At such a time as this every hand is to be employed. Practical Godliness in Every Discourse.
Are we prepared to meet it? 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 White’s Experience and Methods as a Personal Worker”,”mp3″: 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 evangeliwm missionaries in the highest sense of the term.
We are far behind in following the light given to enter these cities and erect memorials for God.
As such workers undertake to win souls for Jesus, they will find that many who never could be reached in any other way will respond to intelligent personal effort. Evangelsm calm, earnest reasoning from the Scriptures is precious and fruitful.
Do all in your power to reflect the light, but do not speak words that will irritate or provoke. His method of making the words of the Bible prove the truth for this time, and his use of the symbols presented in Evange,ism and Daniel, are effective. Men listen to such words as they would to a pleasant song. Their cry is, “Give me bread; do sgw give me a stone.
Prophecy the Foundation of Our Faith. They make a world of an atom and an atom of a world.
They efface the solemn impressions regarding God’s Word that holy angels desire shall be made upon minds. The truths that we hold in common should be dwelt upon first, and the confidence of the hearers obtained. Rulers and statesmen, men who occupy positions of trust and authority, thinking men and women of all classes, have their attention fixed upon the events taking place about us. He touched the heart, and awakened the sympathies.
There were many things in regard to which His wisdom kept Him silent. Rashness of deed and confusion of mind are everywhere increasing.
The words uttered must be of such a character that through evvangelism God can make an impression on heart and mind. With heartsearching, confession of sin, and earnest prayer, and often fasting for a time, they should entreat that God would especially help them, and give His saving, precious truth a glorious victory, that error might appear in its true deformity, and its advocates be completely discomfited He has large lifelike representations of the beasts and symbols in Daniel and the Revelation, and these are brought forward at the proper time to illustrate his remarks.
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Modern Attitude Toward Prophetic Truth. Today the signs of the times declare that we are standing on the threshold of great and solemn events.
Some are wrestling with doubt, almost in despair, almost hopeless. Presenting Truth in Fierce Way.
Ellen G. White Estate: City Evangelism
Preach Jesus Christ and Him crucified. He speaks with the simplicity of a child. Close Read this book. Are we hiding ourselves in our only refuge? Conditions are arising in the cities that will make it very hard for those of our faith to remain in them. As far as possible, our institutions should be located away from the cities.
Betterton, tell me why it is that you actors affect your audiences so powerfully by speaking of things imaginary. It will be difficult to create prejudice in the hearts of those who are seeking for truth as for hidden treasure, if the speaker will hide himself in Christ; for he will then reveal Christ, not himself.
We are doing a work in the world, but we are not showing enough Opposers Must Sometimes Be Met —There are occasions where their glaring misrepresentations will have to be met.
The heart of the minister must reach the hearts of the hearers. There will be false teachers, evil workers who will, by insinuating The result upon them is not good; for evanelism become brain weary and feel that they are carrying heavy loads for the Lord and having a hard time.
If Debate Cannot Be Avoided —Whenever it is necessary for the advancement of the cause of truth and the glory of God, that an opponent be met, how carefully, and with what humility should they [the advocates of truth] go into the conflict. You have given the people the evanhelism treasures of God’s Word, but your manner has been so condemnatory that they have turned from them.