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 .
|Published (Last):||6 January 2012|
|PDF File Size:||7.23 Mb|
|ePub File Size:||2.18 Mb|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
Give the Trumpet a Certain Sound. Do Not Attack Authorities.
Their words should never cut. In Debate We Meet Satan —Ministers who contend with opposers of the truth of God, do not have to meet men merely, but Satan and his host of evil angels.
Importance of the Manner of Presenting Truth. The Word of the Living God.
Evangelism — Ellen G. White Writings
Men listen to such words as they would to a pleasant song. Dwell on the Affirmative Truths. The preaching of the Word should appeal to the intellect and impart If they had acted conscientiously, they should be satisfied to let evanelism matter rest where it was. The truths that we hold in common should be dwelt upon first, and the confidence of the hearers obtained.
Ellen G. White Estate: City Evangelism
We shall have to study earnestly, prayerfully, in order to understand these grand truths; and our power to learn and comprehend will be taxed to the utmost. The dignity and glory of Christ is our strength. Do not soar too high, where they cannot follow, but give the truth point after point, slowly and distinctly, making a few essential points, then it will be as a nail fastened in a sure place evangelissm the Master of assemblies.
By associating with our ministers and experienced workers in city work, they will gain the best kind of training. Some come from curiosity, others to criticize or ridicule.
You need not to be sensational. The gospel minister is engaged in a very solemn, sacred work.
Christ’s illustrations constantly repeated His lessons. The calm, earnest reasoning from the Scriptures is precious and fruitful. Let your discourses be short. His strength will help your weakness; He’ll lead you step by step. There evanelism be no mingling of the wrong with the right. Rashness of deed and confusion of mind are everywhere increasing.
Crowd in Clear-cut Prophetic Truths. The Captain of our salvation is interceding for His people, not as a petitioner to move the Father to compassion, but as a conqueror, who claims the trophies of His victory. In order to be rightly understood and appreciated, every truth in the Word of God, from Genesis to Revelation, must be studied in the light that streams from the cross of Calvary. John could not express that love in words; it was too deep, too broad; he calls upon the human family to behold it.
Opposers Must Sometimes Be Met evange,ism are occasions where their glaring misrepresentations will have to be met. This is the work of every true, devoted servant of the living God. Instruction has been given me clearly and distinctly that charts should be eyw in the presentation of truth.
Many have been taught that it is a sealed book; evanngelism it is sealed only to those who reject light and truth.
Some of these will go into heaven before those who have had great light but have not lived up to fgw light. Big Ideas of Scripture Eggw. As they unite their labors with those of the older workers, using their youthful energies to the very best account, they will have the companionship of heavenly angels; and as workers together with God, it is their privilege to sing and pray and believe, and work with courage and freedom. Help them to understand what is truth; break the bread of life to them; call their attention to vital questions.
To dwell on perplexing questions, that after all are of no vital consequence, tends to call the mind away wgw truths vital to the saving of evangslism soul. The power manifested by the disciples was revealed in the clearness and earnestness with which they expressed the truth. They repulse instead of winning souls. The commandments of God and the testimonies of Jesus Christ are the burden of our work.
In no case are we to follow the example He does not seek for words that would merely impress the people with his learning, but he endeavors to let the Word of God speak to them directly in clear, distinct utterance. Let the Holy Spirit mold and fashion your speech, cleansing it from all dross.
Let all set their hearts and minds to become intelligent in regard to the work for this time, qualifying themselves to do that for which they are best adapted. Never will he be vehement in his manner. We are today living in the time when the predictions evangeilsm this chapter are fulfilling.
Let us evangelims away our indolence and study God’s Word more constantly. You would have had more sheaves to bring to the Master if you had constantly preached the Word.