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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In meeting an opponent, it should be our earnest effort to present subjects in such a manner as to awaken conviction in his mind, instead of seeking merely to give confidence to the believer.
Reputation of Being an Interesting Speaker. The greatest care is needed in dealing with these souls.
Hold forth the word of life, presenting Jesus as the hope of the penitent and the stronghold of every believer. Fierce opposition is thus created, positions are taken, and rapid decisions made. Workers to Originate Devices. There may be truths, but too often they are not the food that will fortify them for the daily battles of life. The result upon them is not good; for they become brain weary and feel that they are carrying heavy loads for the Lord and having a hard time.
The preparation, both in preacher and hearer, has very much to do with the result.
We want the Holy Spirit of God to be life and voice for us. The higher a minister’s position, the more circumspect should he be in word and act. Legal religion will not answer for this age.
The feelings of some may be moved, they may shed a few tears, but their hearts are not broken. If they had acted conscientiously, they should be satisfied to let the matter rest where it was. Not one careless or unnecessary word escapes his lips. Christ and angels are in his audience as listeners. Less Controversy-More of Christ. Teach Lessons of Christ. Rashness of deed and confusion of mind are everywhere increasing. They are surprised by the presentation of truth; it is as a new revelation to them, and they cannot bear evqngelism have all the truth, in its most striking character, presented to them at the outset.
Evanfelism had lost sight of Jesus. This fitness includes uttering every syllable clearly, placing the force and emphasis where it belongs. He will give us apt words to evangeism, communicating to us through the angel standing by our side.
Ellen G. White Estate: City Evangelism
The blessing is promised The mingling of these fallacies with the work of God makes that which should stand out clearly and distinctly before the world, a jumble of conflicting principles in its practical working.
Let us put away our indolence and study God’s Word more constantly. Let our ministers and teachers explain these prophecies to those whom they instruct. The preaching of the Word should appeal to the intellect and impart With Certainty and Evvangelism.
With perseverance in this work, increasing aptitude for it will come, and many will see fruit of their labors in evangeliem salvation of souls. Thus he holds the attention of the people, while he preaches the truth evanngelism them. We are doing a work in the world, but we are not showing enough The heart of the minister must reach the hearts of the hearers. There must be no long discussions, presenting new theories in regard to the prophecies which God has already made plain.
Lift Him up, the Man of Calvary, higher and still higher. Our Redeemer is the center of all our faith and hope. It is to be regretted that many do not realize that the manner in which Bible truth is presented has much to do with the impressions made upon minds, and with the Christian character afterward developed by those who receive the truth.
Evangelism — Ellen G. White Writings
To fit us to do this work, He will strengthen our mental faculties as verily as He did the mind of Daniel. Let the young men learn as for their lives what is truth and how it should be presented. Reclaim Rather Than Condemn. Preaching Christ From Experience. Present the Evidences of Truth. An Ambassador for Christ. He arrays them before God and the Lord Jesus Christ, who shall judge the quick and the dead, to preach the Word, and they are not to show a partiality for merely the prophecies and the argumentative portions of the Scriptures, but the greatest and most important lessons that are given us are those given us by Jesus Christ Himself.
Into the very designs and principles of the church of God these truths are to enter. By earnest prayer and diligent effort we are to obtain a fitness for speaking.
It must be attended with divine power, or it will accomplish nothing. Rulers and statesmen, men who occupy positions of trust and authority, thinking men and women of all classes, have their attention fixed upon the events taking place about us.