Adventists have traditionally taught that the coming of Jesus is very near. But how long can the end of time be very near? Passing time causes us to ask, Is there not a delay, and what should be our reaction to it?
The church must be willing to pay the price if it is to have success in
soul winning. But the price involves more than dollars and cents. It
costs blood, sweat, and tears. There are no shortcuts, no easy,
painless methods of saving souls. Even God Himself found evangelism to
be expensive, but decided it was worth the price. Can we do less?
In the years since our church was founded, many sincere believers have had questions regarding the role of Ellen White as a modern-day prophet
and the relationship of her writings to Scripture. Here Mrs. S. M. I. Henry, a contemporary of Mrs. White and a nationally known temperance lecturer prior to her baptism, shares her personal struggle to understand these issues. The result, she says, was a most beautiful
experience something like what Galileo must have felt with his first
Millions of city dwellers are safely ensconced in high-rise apartment buildings. Evangelizing these "vertical villages" may call for some
rather unorthodox methods. You may not agree with the author's proposal, but it will undoubtedly stimulate your thinking.
Have you ever conducted a wedding between Sabbath school and the church service? Why, then should an event as significant as baptism be made so unobtrusive? Isn't it important to have a beautiful ceremony when uniting an individual to Christ and His church?
Dear Lord, thank You for these words, although I'm not sure I understand them. What do You really mean when You say, "by my spirit"? I know I cannot rely on myself, but don't You want me to have some self-confidence?
The future of every Christian is destined to be filled with the sound of
music. Those who sing the Song of Moses and the Lamb while standing on the sea of glass will have prepared by developing a musical taste here on earth that will make the songs of heaven enjoyable. The days of the
world's music are numbered.
Did you know that mums need more than ten hours of uninterrupted darkness a night or they wont bloom? And that older people need more sunlight than younger people? We have much yet to learn about sunlight.