humble shall see this, and be glad: and your heart shall live that seek God.
It is your privilege to be glad in the Lord, and to rejoice in the knowledge
of His sustaining grace. Let His love take possession of mind and heart. Guard
against becoming overwearied, careworn, depressed. Bear an uplifting testimony.
Turn your eyes away from that which is dark and discouraging, and behold Jesus,
our great Leader, under whose watchful supervision the cause of present truth,
to which we are giving our lives and our all, is destined to triumph gloriously.
. . .
it be seen . . . that Jesus is abiding in the heart, sustaining, strengthening,
comforting. It is your privilege to be endowed, from day to day, with a rich
measure of His Holy Spirit, and to have broadened views of the importance
and scope of the message we are proclaiming to the world. The Lord is willing
to reveal to you wondrous things out of His law. Wait before Him with humility
of heart. Pray most earnestly for an understanding of the times in which we
live, for a fuller conception of His purpose, and for increased efficiency
in soul saving. . . .
be well for us to consider what is soon to come upon the earth. This is no
time for trifling or self-seeking. If the times in which we are living fail
to impress our minds seriously, what can reach us? . . .
clear understanding are needed now. God calls upon those who are willing to
be controlled by the Holy Spirit to lead out in a work of thorough reformation.
I see a crisis before us, and the Lord calls for His laborers to come into
line. Every soul should now stand in a position of deeper, truer consecration
to God than during the years that have passed. . . .
been deeply impressed by scenes that have recently passed before me in the
night season. There seemed to be a great movement--a work of revival--going
forward in many places. Our people were moving into line, responding to God's
call. . . . Shall we not heed His voice? Shall we not trim our lamps, and
act like men who look for their Lord to come? The time is one that calls for
light bearing, for action.
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