from House to House
back nothing that was profitable unto you, but have shewed you, and have taught
you publickly, and from house to house. Acts 20:20.
Among the members of our churches there should be more house-to-house labor
in giving Bible readings and distributing literature. . . . As we sow beside
all waters we shall realize that “he which soweth bountifully shall
reap also bountifully.”
example must be followed by those who claim to be His children. Relieve the
physical necessities of your fellow men, and their gratitude will break down
the barriers and enable you to reach their hearts. . . . Women as well as
men can engage in the work. . . . They can do in families a work that men
cannot do, a work that reaches the inner life. They can come close to the
hearts of those whom men cannot reach. Their work is needed. Discreet and
humble women can do a good work in explaining the truth to the people in their
homes. The word of God thus explained will do its leavening work, and . .
whole families will be converted. . . .
home circle, at your neighbor’s fireside, at the bedside of the sick,
in a quiet way you may read the Scriptures and speak a word for Jesus and
the truth. Precious seed may thus be sown that will spring up and bring forth
fruit. . . .
missionary work to be done in many unpromising places. The missionary spirit
needs to take hold of our souls, inspiring us to reach classes for whom we
had not planned to labor and in ways and places that we had no idea of working.
The Lord has His plan for the sowing of the gospel seed. In sowing according
to His will, we shall so multiply the seed that His word may reach thousands
who have never heard the truth.
upon thousands, and ten thousand times ten thousand angels are waiting to
co-operate with members of our churches in communicating the light that God
has generously given, that a people may be prepared for the coming of Christ.
the youth, the middle-aged, and those of advanced years, may act a part in
the closing work for this time; and in doing this as they have opportunity,
they will obtain an experience of the highest value to themselves. In forgetfulness
of self, they will grow in grace.
Our Father Cares, pp. 321, 322.