Ellen G. White Writings

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diffusing life and joy.—The Ministry of Healing, 20 (1905).

We may be cheerful. God does not want any sour faces on this ground; the Lord does not want anyone in gloom and sadness; He wants you to lift up your countenance to Him, and let Him just pour upon it the brightness of the light of the Sun of Righteousness.—Manuscript 42, 1894.

Christ Taught With Authority—While His teaching was simple, He spoke as one having authority. This characteristic set His teaching in contrast with that of all others. The rabbis spoke with doubt and hesitancy, as if the Scriptures might be interpreted to mean one thing or exactly the opposite. The hearers were daily involved in greater uncertainty. But Jesus taught the Scriptures as of unquestionable authority. Whatever His subject, it was presented with power, as if His words could not be controverted.—The Desire of Ages, 253 (1898).

Desire to Save Sinners—The same intensity of desire to save sinners that marked the life of the Saviour marks the life of His true follower.—Testimonies For The Church 7:10 (1902).

Impelling Power—The prompt, unquestioning obedience of these men, with no promise of wages, seems remarkable; but the words of Christ were an invitation that carried with it an impelling power.—Gospel Workers, 24 (1915).

Results of Bible Work

Angels Close to Worker—As the worker seeks to give to others the light God has given him, the Lord imparts increased light; and doing his best, with an

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