Before Courts and Councils
speak of thy testimonies also before kings, and will not be ashamed. Ps. 119:46.
In the great closing work we shall meet with perplexities that we know not
how to deal with, but let us not forget that the three great powers of heaven
are working, that a divine hand is on the wheel, and that God will bring His
purposes to pass.
will come when we shall be brought before councils and before thousands for
His name's sake, and each one will have to give the reason of his faith.
of truth taken by our people will bear the criticism of the greatest minds;
the highest of the world's great men will be brought in contact with truth,
and therefore every position we take should be critically examined and tested
by the Scriptures. Now we seem to be unnoticed, but this will not always be.
Movements are at work to bring us to the front, and if our theories of truth
can be picked to pieces by historians or the world's greatest men, it will
Jesus will give the disciples a tongue and wisdom that their adversaries can
neither gainsay nor resist. Those who could not by reasoning overcome satanic
delusions, will bear an affirmative testimony that will baffle supposedly
learned men. Words will come from the lips of the unlearned with such convincing
power and wisdom that conversions will be made to the truth. Thousands will
be converted under their testimony.
the illiterate man have this power, which the learned man has not? The illiterate
one, through faith in Christ, has come into the atmosphere of pure, clear
truth, while the learned man has turned away from the truth. The poor man
is Christ's witness. He cannot appeal to histories or to so-called high science,
but he gathers from the Word of God powerful evidence. The truth that he speaks
under the inspiration of the Spirit, is so pure and remarkable and carries
with it a power so indisputable, that his testimony cannot be gainsaid.
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