Slang depreciates the value of correct language to the same degree that a counterfeit dollar depreciates the government dollar, or the hypocrite depreciates the influence of the Christian. Yet many who profess to be the genuine teachers and shepherds of the Lord's flock manifest a flagrant disregard for the correct use of words.
It is a sad fact, which cannot be ignored, that it is quite possible for young people to major in Bible subjects listed in the college curriculum and be graduated without having gained any real knowledge of the Bible. How can we improve upon such situations?
In connection with an evangelistic effort held in one of the large cities of the East, it was my privilege to witness a practical demonstration of the great possibilities of combining the preaching of the word with Christian help work.
I have on several occasions heard that Mrs. E. G. White has written that when Christ closes His high priestly ministry there will be a supernatural darkness that will indicate the time. Where is such a statement to be found? I am told it is in the Review and Herald of June, 1884.
I am glad God called me to do Bible work, and I pray every day that I may be filled with the Holy Spirit in order that I may win many souls to Christ. But I am not satisfied with the results I am getting. Perhaps something is lacking in my preparation.