Our heavenly Father has a thousand ways to provide for us, of which we know nothing.
It is not earthly rank, nor birth, nor nationality, nor religious privilege, which proves that we are members of the family of God; it is love, a love that embraces all humanity.
Worry is blind, and cannot discern the future; but Jesus sees the end from the beginning.
A kind, courteous Christian is the most powerful argument that can be produced in favor of Christianity.
The righteousness by which we are justified is imputed; the righteousness by which we are sanctified is imparted. The first is our title to heaven, the second is our fitness for heaven.
The first time the temptation comes, meet it in such a decided manner that it will never be repeated!
The very act of looking for evil in others develops evil in those who look. By dwelling upon the faults of others, we are changed into the same image.
I should not want to live unless I could live to do some good to others.
A knowledge of the truth depends not so much upon strength of intellect as upon pureness of purpose, the simplicity of an earnest, dependent faith.
We are all woven together in the great web of humanity, and whatever we can do to benefit and uplift others will reflect in blessing upon ourselves.
We must do what we must to do
O that you would realize that each moment is golden.
And only as we love God supremely is it possible to love our neighbor impartially.
We, His disciples, declare, This is Jesus, the Messiah, the Prince of life, the Redeemer of the world.
Prayer is the opening of the heart to God as to a friend. Not that it is necessary in order to make known to God what we are, but in order to enable us to receive Him.
Christ is a “tried stone.” Those who trust in Him, He never disappoints.
At the very crisis, when Satan seemed about to triumph, the Son of God came with the embassage of divine grace.
Those who are quick to censure others, who speak words that cut and bruise the already wounded soul, are doing Satan’s work, and are laborers with the prince of darkness....
In all your temporal concerns, in all your cares and anxieties, wait upon the Lord.
All over the world men and women are looking wistfully to heaven.
Before there could be any permanent reformation the people must be led to feel their utter inability in themselves to render obedience to God.
It is contrition and faith and love that enable the soul to receive wisdom from heaven. Faith working by love is the key of knowledge, and everyone that loveth “knoweth God.” 1 John 4:7.
This is not an act
Higher education means conformity to the terms of salvation. It embraces the experience of daily looking unto Jesus, and of working together with Christ for the saving of the perishing.
The conduct of some professed Christians is so lacking in kindness and courtesy that their good is evil spoken of.
Principle, right, honesty, should ever be cherished.
The warnings given to the Hebrews against assimilating with the heathen were not more direct or explicit than are those forbidding Christians to conform to the spirit and customs of the ungodly.
The grace of Christ in the soul is developing traits of character that are the opposite of selfishness—traits that will refine, ennoble, and enrich the life.
For six thousand years, Satan has struggled to maintain possession of the earth. Now God’s original purpose in its creation is accomplished.
Prejudice is even stronger in the hearts of men now than in Christ’s day.
Thread of Selfishness in Web of Life.—Deuteronomy contains much instruction regarding what the law is to us, and the relation we shall sustain to God as we reverence and obey
They brought ruin upon themselves by refusing to minister to others.
Let us reject this decree. In matters of conscience the majority has no power."--Merle d'Aubigne, History of the Reformation, b. 13, ch. 5.
So long as He lived among men, our Saviour shared the lot of the poor. He knew by experience their cares and hardships, and He could comfort and encourage all humble workers.
The life of Christ was a life of humble simplicity, yet how infinitely exalted was his mission. Christ is our example in all things. Ellen G. White
Transgression of the law of God, not the neglect of external, man-made ceremonies, that defiles a man.