Genuine Faith Leads to Obedience

“Without faith it is impossible to please God.” It is our privilege to appropriate to our own use the promises which God has given us in his word. We have had great light, most wonderful truths have been...

Unity on the Ship That Will Go Through

(Repost from August 22, 2014) Early this year the North American Division study committee on women’s ordination released its majority report. The report acknowledged that a literal reading of scripture...

Should I Get Married?

Dear Sister L, I have learned of your contemplated marriage with one who is not united with you in religious faith, and I fear that you have not carefully weighed this important matter. Before taking a step...

Pope’s Environment Encyclical: Disguised Poison

Pope Francis’ long awaited and much anticipated encyclical on the environment was released June 18, 2015; and as expected, the Sunday movement is mentioned as a solution to earth’s environmental issues...

Our Besetting Sins

The secret of Satan’s power over God’s professed people lies in the deceitfulness of the human heart. Their constant stumbling and falling reveal that they have not maintained a stern conflict with their...

The Devil’s Strongest Hold on Man

I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service.” Romans 12:1. In the ancient Jewish...

Ben Carson’s Presidential Run Puts Seventh-day Adventists in the Spotlight

Retired world-renown neurosurgeon, Dr. Benjamin Carson, is in the news headlines again as he announces his intention to run for president of the United States in the 2016 election. Opening his campaign...

Christian Hostages Beheaded in Islamic State Video

Egypt has begun airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Libya hours after militants released a video purporting to show the mass beheading of Egyptian Christian hostages. The strikes were announced Monday...

The Medical Missionary Work and the Third Angel’s Message

Again and again I have been instructed that the medical missionary work is to bear the same relation to the work of the third angel’s message that the arm and hand bear to the body. Under the direction of the...

Duty of Parents to Their Children

One of the signs of the “last days” is the disobedience of children to their parents. 2 Timothy 3:2. And do parents realize their responsibility? Many seem to lose sight of the watch-care they should ever have...

Behavior in the House of God

To the humble, believing soul, the house of God on earth is the gate of heaven. The song of praise, the prayer, the words spoken by Christ’s representatives, are God’s appointed agencies to prepare a people...

What Was Nailed to the Cross? Colossians 2:14-17 Explained

“BLOTTING out the handwriting of ordinances that was against us, which was contrary to us, and took it out of the way, nailing it to his cross. . . . Let no man therefore judge you in meat, or drink, or...

The Only True Mediator

“And if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous.” “For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus.” Jesus is our advocate, our high...

Help It’s High Time!℠ Sustain its Evangelistic Efforts

Satan is working overtime to destroy God’s church.  Even though we know the truth will triumph, many are not cooperating with God in being faithful sentinels, sounding the trumpet of alarm.  Many...

The Perfect Standard

The law of God is the only true standard of moral perfection. In the life of Christ this law was carried into action, and this is our example. Nothing short of this will meet the requirements of God. We may...

Jesuits in the SDA Church

“The Bible, the Bible, is the foundation of our faith,” was the cry of Protestants in Luther’s time, while the Catholics cried, “The Fathers, custom, tradition.” The Lord has pronounced a curse upon those who...

The Need of Church Schools

In all our churches, and wherever there is a company of believers, church schools should be established: and in these schools there should be teachers who have the true missionary spirit for the children are...

The TRUTH About Receiving the Latter Rain

“Ask ye of the Lord rain in the time of the latter rain; so the Lord shall make bright clouds, and give them showers of rain.” “He will cause to come down for you the rain, the former rain, and the latter rain...

The End of All Things is at Hand

How many disasters are now taking place. These are admonitions to us that we are living in the last days. Daily we read of earthquakes; of the going down of many ships, with great loss of life; of destructive...

The End-time Church and the Mission of John

About the time of the birth of John, the Jews were in a deplorable condition. And in order to keep down insurrection, they were allowed to have a separate government, in name, while the Romans virtually ruled...

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Prayer and Faith

I have frequently seen that the children of the Lord neglect prayer, especially secret prayer, altogether too much; that many do not exercise that faith which it is their privilege and duty to exercise, often waiting for that feeling which faith...

The Simplicity of Being Saved

He who will lay hold of Christ’s righteousness need not wait one moment that he himself may blot out his own sins. He need not wait until he has made a suitable repentance before he may take hold upon Christ’s righteousness. We do not...

Beauty for Ashes: Dress Reformed

I just read about a fashion show in a church in New York scheduled to take place on Sabbath [insert shocked face]. All I can think of is what happened to my church? Is this what the Jewish nation was doing right before Jesus came as a babe? Can a...

The Preparation Needed

I am filled with sadness when I think of our condition as a people. The Lord has not closed heaven to us, but our own course of continual backsliding has separated us from God. Pride, covetousness, and love of the world have lived in the heart...

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