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Colporteur Ministry, Page 104

Section 4—In League with the Divine

Chapter 16—Led by God's Spirit

Under the Control of the Holy Spirit—The canvassing work should never languish. The agencies set in operation to do this work need always to be under the control of the Holy Spirit of God.—Letter 82, 1899.

Man needs a power outside of and beyond himself, to restore him to the likeness of God, and enable him to do the work of God; but this does not make the human agency unessential. Humanity lays hold upon divine power, Christ dwells in the heart by faith; and through co-operation with the divine, the power of man becomes efficient for good.

He who called the fishermen of Galilee is still calling men to His service. And He is just as willing to manifest His power through us as through the first disciples.—The Desire of Ages, 296, 297 (1898).

Pray for the Holy Spirit—We should pray as earnestly for the descent of the Holy Spirit as the disciples prayed on the Day of Pentecost. If they needed it at that time, we need it more today. Moral darkness, like a funeral pall, covers the earth. All manner of false doctrines, heresies, and satanic deceptions are misleading the minds

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