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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Let the minister’s ambition be carefully to search the Bible, that they may know as much as possible of God and of Jesus Christ, whom He has sent. Christ has given us evangeelism example. Meetings to Witness Deep Movings of Spirit. We may have joy unspeakable and full of glory. If we wish to convince unbelievers that we have the truth that sanctifies the soul and transforms the character, we must not vehemently charge them with their errors.
They will listen and The Word of the living God is to be the foundation of our faith. Christ’s Parables and Symbols. The time is coming when all those who worship God will be distinguished by this sign.
They need to humble their minds, and to be attentive to the will of the Lord, working with earnest desire to do that which God has shown must be done to warn the cities of their impending doom. The present is a time of overwhelming interest to all living. Christ prayed that His followers might be one as He and the Father were one.
We are today living in the time when the predictions of this chapter are fulfilling. Here are revealed the great final scenes in the history of our world, events that already are casting their shadows before, the sound of their approach causing the earth to tremble, and men’s hearts to fail them for fear. They have become shallow streams, because they do not impart to others the water of life. There are those who listen to the theory of the truth, and are impressed with the evidences brought out; then, if Christ is presented as the Saviour of the world, the seed sown may spring up and bear fruit to the glory of God.
Present the truth as it is in Jesus, making plain the requirements of the law and the gospel. In your opinions and faith there must not be the least appearance of waverings: It presented justification through faith in the Surety; it invited the people to receive the righteousness of Christ, which is made manifest in obedience to all the commandments of God. Everyone connected with the work should keep fresh ideas.
The people cannot digest so much; their minds cannot even grasp it, and they become wearied and confused eg having so much matter brought before them in one discourse.
Let them see that you are conscientious. Voice in Sermon Delivery. And the impression was given to unbelievers that Sabbathkeeping Adventists were a set of fanatics and extremists, and that their peculiar faith rendered them unkind, uncourteous, and really unchristian in character. In every ebw city there should be corps of organized, well-disciplined workers; not merely one or two, but scores should be set to work.
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Let them keep all inconsistency out of their lives. I will here quote a few words that have come under my notice just now: And these illustrations should be made still more impressive by words showing the importance of obedience. You little understand the soul’s great need and longing. There are evangelizm reasons why you should do this.
When he has had no time for preparation, his sermons are unreasonably long, and it is equally impossible to get anything out of them which will stick to the memory. The cities are to be worked from outposts. We all need to be wide awake, that, as the way opens, we may advance the work in the large cities.
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. Eavngelism they ought not to require others to do as they had done. It is too late, too late, to establish large business firms in the cities–too late to call young men and women from the country to the city.
They should not defy ministers of other denominations, and seek to provoke a debate. But often the cross of Calvary is not presented before the people. Christ and angels are in gew audience as listeners.