Evangelism Our Real Work—Evangelistic work, opening the Scriptures to others, warning men and women of what is coming upon the world, is to occupy more. expanding work. Some phases of evangelism have been delineated in nearly all the Ellen G. White books. Through the years, in the. Review and Herald, Signs. 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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He attended the meeting when he thought I would speak, and would sit with his eyes riveted on me through the entire discourse, which was translated into French by Brother Bourdeau.
Ellen G. White Estate: City Evangelism
An Early Experience —The reality of true conversion seemed so plain to me that I felt like helping my young friends into the light, and at every opportunity exerted my influence toward this end. Planting the Standard in Dark Places —Satan’s armies are many, and God’s people must spread over evajgelism the world, planting the standard of truth in the dark places of the earth and doing their utmost to destroy Satan’s kingdom.
Kellogg Uriah Smith Goodloe H. Repeatedly the Lord has instructed us that we are to work the cities from outpost centers.
Lay Off the Pugilistic Armor —Those who bear the most solemn message ever given to our world must lay off the pugilistic evangelis, and put on the armor of Christ’s righteousness.
She wept nearly all the time that we were talking. I fear that I have been doing too much. These cities have been neglected for years. She said that when I called upon her I talked to her of Jesus and the beauties of heaven, and that the words were spoken with such fervor that she was charmed, and had never forgotten them. We must do more than we have done to reach the people of our cities.
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 Christ’s Teaching Commission —Christ’s last words to His disciples were: Danger of Excitement and Rapid Decision —If the interest steadily increases, and the people move understandingly, not from impulse, but from evangelksm, the interest is much more healthy and durable than it is where a great excitement and interest are created suddenly, and the feelings are excited by listening to a debate, a sharp contest on both sides of the question, eyw and against the truth.
There should be no delay in this well-planned effort to educate the church members. How earnestly they would strive to lead men to accept the truth. The Lord has a message for our cities, and this message we are to proclaim in our camp meetings and by other public efforts and also through our publications.
If they will show the energy that is necessary in order to gain success, and the faith that goes forward unquestioningly in obedience to God’s command, rich returns will be theirs.
Evangelism/Ellen G. White’s Experience and Methods as a Personal Worker
That which He had spoken, not only in person, but through all the prophets and teachers of the Old Testament, is here included. And to us also the assurance of Christ’s abiding presence is given.
Many have thus been repulsed instead of being won to Christ By associating with our ministers and experienced workers in rgw work, they will gain the best kind of training. The lost sheep is to be brought back in safety to the fold. Contrasted with truth, the weakness of error is made apparent to every intelligent mind.
I hope that the most tender solicitude will be shown for the souls in these places and that earnest efforts will be made to draw them to Christ.
Many will have to fgw earnestly to help open the way. God’s Blessing Will Overcome Difficulties In visions of the night I was shown the difficulties that must be met in the work of warning the people in the cities; but in spite of difficulties and discouragement, efforts should be made to preach the truth to all classes.
I rested well through the night. The truths that we hold in common should be dwelt upon first, and the confidence of the hearers obtained. We then have the faith that works by love and purifies the soul, which takes the perfect impress of its Author.
Let no one attempt to use the Testimonies to vindicate the establishment of large business interests in the cities. Since Sabbath I have written eighty-six pages, letter p. If he kept the Efw he would lose his position At such a time as this every hand is to be employed.
I thank you for the books. Human teachings is shut out. Her ehw is in evaneglism sympathy with his wife and does everything he can to get her to the meetings. Opposers Must Sometimes Be Met —There are occasions where their glaring misrepresentations will have to be met. Close Read this book. Especially is it important that our youth be shielded from the temptations of city life. I wrote till noon, and after dinner we drove to Bourdon, to fill an appointment to meet with some sisters there.
They should not defy ministers of other denominations, and seek to provoke a debate. This page was last edited on 19 Augustat But it is time that men and women reasoned from cause to effect.
We attended meeting, and invited our next-door neighbor to go with us. Men will arise speaking perverse things, to counterwork the very movements that the Lord is leading His servants to make. These may avail to silence an opposer, but they do not honor the truth.
Some are to labor in one way, some in another. Here are your neighbors all around you. At such times special cases were presented to my mind; these I afterward sought out and prayed with.