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 is cheap, very cheap fodder placed before the people. Calm consideration and judgment are wanting. 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 done, in which there are so many thousands to be warned of the soon coming of the Saviour, I feel an intensity of desire to see men and women going forth to the work in the power of the Spirit, filled with Christ’s love for perishing souls.
They are surprised by the presentation of truth; it is as a new revelation to them, and they cannot bear to have all the truth, in its most striking character, presented to them at the outset. We should present sound arguments, that will not only silence our opponents, but will bear the closest and most searching scrutiny. Our preparation to meet opponents or to minister to the people must be obtained of God at the throne of heavenly grace.
They are to guard the cause of God. Christ waits to adopt you. Ministers would reach more hearts if they would dwell more upon practical godliness.
Evangelism — Ellen G. White Writings
By them men are not pricked to the heart; they are not led to inquire, What must I do to be saved? We are living in the last days of the great conflict; the truth alone will hold us securely in this time of trouble.
Will we now awaken and do the work which this time calls for, or will we wait till the things which I have fvangelism come upon us? There must be a special seeking after God, that the work of the meeting may be carried on under the deep movings of the Holy Spirit.
Many had lost sight of Jesus. Make this fact very plain. This is made the absorbing theme, the “present truth,” when all the investigations and suppositions only serve to make matters more obscure and to confuse the minds of some who ought to be seeking for oneness through sanctification of the truth.
Some, easily excited, are always ready to take up the weapons of warfare. The time is coming when all those who worship God will be distinguished by this sign.
Preaching for a Revival.
He arrays them before God and the Lord Jesus Christ, who shall judge the quick and the dead, to preach the Word, and they are not to show a partiality for merely the prophecies and the argumentative portions of the Scriptures, but the greatest and most important lessons that are given us are those given us by Jesus Christ Himself.
As laborers together with God they should seek to be in harmony with one another. The heart of the minister must reach the hearts of the hearers. Do not at the outset press before the people the most objectionable features of our faith, lest you close their ears to which these things come as a new revelation.
Teach Lessons of Christ. Hungry for the Bread of Life. The people are not soul-hungry for these, but they want the bread of life, the word that liveth and abideth forever. Do all in your power to reflect the light, but do not speak words that will irritate or provoke.
Free From Cheap, Common Expressions. Men are needed who will push the triumphs of the cross, who will persevere under discouragements and privations, who will have the zeal and resolution and faith that are indispensable to the missionary field. Thus will the sinner be attracted to Him who is represented as the Chief among ten thousand and the One altogether lovely.
When I think of the cities in which so little has been done, in which there are so many thousands to be warned of the soon coming of the Saviour, I feel an intensity of desire to see men and women going forth to the work in the power of the Spirit, filled with Christ’s love for perishing souls. He who is shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace will walk as Christ walked. Christ’s Parables and Symbols.
The Cross Foundation of Every Discourse.
Kellogg Uriah Smith Goodloe H. Christ and angels are in his audience as listeners. This is a matter worthy of our best efforts. We hunger not for excitement, for the sensational; the less we have of this, the better.
He speaks with the simplicity of a child. The speaker who is controlled by the Spirit of God has a sacred dignity, and his words are a savor of life unto life. More attention should be given to training and educating missionaries with a special reference to work in the cities.
Let them see that you are conscientious. More Activity and Zeal.
Every worker is being tested. Some Listening to the Last Sermon. But it is not God’s will that His people shall settle in the cities, where there is constant turmoil and confusion. Betterton, tell me why it is that you ebangelism affect your audiences so powerfully by speaking of things imaginary. They should point them to Christ, as did John and with touching simplicity, their hearts aglow with the love of Christ, say, “Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh evangelismm the sins of the world.
The ordained ministers alone are not equal to the task of warning the great cities.