Ellen G. White Writings

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To Be Like Jesus, Table of Contents

Table of Contents 2
Monthly Topics 3
Foreword 5
Jesus, Our Pattern, Depended on Prayer, January 1 8
Christ's Example Gives Power to Resist Temptation, January 2 9
Approaching God With Reverence, January 3 10
Pray for Daily Bread, January 4 11
Have a Forgiving Spirit, January 5 12
Have a Heart Filled With Gratitude, January 6 13
Pray in Jesus’ Name, January 7 14
Our Prayers Will Be Answered, January 8 15
Not Only Pray, but Ask and Work! January 9 16
Pray in Submission to God's Will, January 10 17
To Avoid Darkness, Stay Close to God, January 11 18
Pray to Reflect Christ's Unfathomable Love, January 12 19
Gain Spiritual Strength Through Prayer, January 13 20
Plead for Wisdom and Power, January 14 21
Pray Silently, Continually, January 15 22
Take Your Children to Jesus in Prayer, January 16 23
A Prayer That Includes Us, January 17 24
In Sincere Pursuit of Truth We Commune With God, January 18 25
Prayer Closely Related to Reformation, January 19 26
Prayers Enlist the Help of Angels, January 20 27
By Prayer, Prepare for Convocations, January 21 28
Look to Jesus in Prayer, January 22 29
Prayers of a Godly Woman Answered, January 23 30
What It Means to Pray in Christ's Name, January 24 31
Spiritual Growth Through Prayer, January 25 32
Walking With God Through Prayer, January 26 33
Prayer an Effective Weapon Against Satan, January 27 34
Transformed by Communion With God, January 28 35
Pray Earnestly for Christian Character, January 29 36
Pray in Humbleness of Heart, January 30 37
Prayer Helps Guide to Truth, January 31 38
Obey God, Just as Jesus Did, February 1 40
Everything Lost by Disobedience, February 2 41
The Promise of Redemption, February 3 42
God's Word the Supreme Authority, February 4 43
Jesus Showed That We Can Obey, February 5 44
Obey From Principle, February 6 45
Israel Pledges to Obey God's Commandments, February 7 46
Christ's Perfect Obedience Can Be Ours, February 8 47
Obedience Through Grace, February 9 48
Christ, the Model of True Obedience, February 10 49
Happiness Guarded by God's Law, February 11 50
Obedience to Be Rewarded, February 12 51
Commandment-keeping Families Glorify Christ, February 13 52
Obedience Brings Peace and Happiness, February 14 53
Joy in Loving Obedience, February 15 54
Jesus Gives Power to Obey, February 16 55
Abraham's Great Example of Obedience, February 17 56
God's Law Important for All Time, February 18 57
Disobedience Indicates Rebellion, February 19 58
Obedience Results in Happiness, February 20 59
Even Nature Obeys Divine Commands, February 21 60
Obey God, the Supreme Authority, February 22 61
Make Obedience Attractive, February 23 62
God's Law Is Perfect, February 24 63
Jesus, the Perfect Pattern of Obedience, February 25 64
Our Obedience Enables God to Fulfill Promises, February 26 65
Obedience Has Immediate and Eternal Rewards, February 27 66
Genuine Sanctification Involves Obedience, February 28 67
Time to Study Revelation, March 1 69
Depend on Our Divine Advocate, March 2 70
A Message for Our Time, March 3 71
Work Faithfully, Using Time Wisely, March 4 72
Submit to God's Training Process, March 5 73
Improving Opportunities for Service, March 6 74
Regularity and Promptness Are Religious Duties, March 7 75
Every Hour Is Valuable, March 8 76
Buried Talents Should Be Used, March 9 77
How to “Redeem” Time, March 10 78
Use Even One Talent Wisely, March 11 79
Use Abilities and Means for God's Glory, March 12 80
A Time for Vigilant Work, March 13 81
Both Money and Active Service Needed, March 14 82
Work for Low Wages Rather Than Be Idle, March 15 83
Every Spiritual Gift Is Important, March 16 84
Be Satisfied With Humble Work, March 17 85
Every Person Has a Gift and Is Accountable, March 18 86
Small Talents Have Value and Can Increase, March 19 87
Work Faithfully Where You Are, March 20 88
Working With Jesus to Save the Lost, March 21 89
One Talent, Used Faithfully, Will Gain Other Talents, March 22 90
Faithful Users of Talents Will Hear “Well Done,” March 23 91
Use Well the Talent of Speech, March 24 92
Reveal Jesus’ Love Through Speech, March 25 93
Use Responsibly the Gifts of Speech and Influence, March 26 94
Speak Winsomely of the Savior, March 27 95
Influence—A Power for Good or Evil, March 28 96
God's Grace Essential to Right Use of Influence, March 29 97
Our Service Should Meet Heaven's Approval, March 30 98
Using God's Gifts as He Wills, March 31 99
No True Wisdom Apart From God, April 1 101
The Rewards of Bible Study, April 2 102
The Spirit Must Illuminate the Word, April 3 103
Seek God for Wisdom, April 4 104
Reach for the Highest Standard of Personhood, April 5 105
Prepare Now for Immortal Life, April 6 106
To Grow, Study the Word, April 7 107
Learn the Truth, Then Live It, April 8 108
To Find the Word Interesting, Receive the Spirit, April 9 109
Treasures of Truth Are for Those Who Dig, April 10 110
Ever Search for More Light, April 11 111
Examine Diligently Every Belief, April 12 112
Bible Study Strengthens the Intellect, April 13 113
Search the Word Objectively and Personally, April 14 114
Preparing for Trying Times, April 15 115
Do Not Merely Read the Scriptures, but Search, April 16 116
Hear Christ's Voice Through the Word, April 17 117
Earnest Study Produces True Conversion, April 18 118
God's Word the Standard of Judgment, April 19 119
Scripture's Grand Themes Expand the Mind, April 20 120
Exciting Experiences Await Bible Students, April 21 121
The Holy Spirit Illuminates the Word, April 22 122
Accept the Bible as the Foundation of All Faith, April 23 123
Have Fellowship With Jesus Through the Word, April 24 124
Enjoy the Rich Banquet Found in the Word, April 25 125
True Higher Education Found in the Word of God, April 26 126
To Understand God's Word Better, Be Obedient, April 27 127
The Bible Reveals the Way to Christ, April 28 128
Search the Scriptures, and Be Obedient, April 29 129
True Learners Accept the Scriptures as God's Voice, April 30 130
God's People to Keep the Sabbath, May 1 132
The Sabbath Intended for All Humankind, May 2 133
A Day Pointing to God's Power and Love, May 3 134
Six Days for Us, Only One for God, May 4 135
The Sabbath Turns Minds to the Creator, May 5 136
On Day Six, Prepare for the Sabbath, May 6 137
Threefold Miracle Reveals Sabbath Sacredness, May 7 138
Satan's Attack Against God's Memorial, May 8 139
Sabbath Truth Supported by the Word, May 9 140
The Sign of God's Authority, May 10 141
The Spurious Sabbath a False Signpost, May 11 142
Do Good on the Sabbath, May 12 143
Do Soul-saving Work on the Sabbath, May 13 144
Doing Well on the Sabbath Honors the Day, May 14 145
The Sabbath Designed to Bring Us Into Harmony With God, May 15 146
The Sabbath a Sign of Covenant Relationship, May 16 147
A Day of Healing and Joy, May 17 148
A Day on Which to Show Mercy, May 18 149
Set Example of Sabbath Sacredness, and Teach It, May 19 150
The Commandments Are for All, May 20 151
Jesus Kept the Sabbath by Doing Good, May 21 152
The Sabbath Memorializes a Literal Day, May 22 153
The Sabbath Reminds Us of God's Creative Power, May 23 154
Believe God's Word, Not Human Reasoning, May 24 155
The Sabbath Was Kept Anciently, and Is Today, May 25 156
Keeping the Sabbath as a Family, May 26 157
Good Works Continue on the Sabbath, May 27 158
A Vision of the Sabbath Commandment, May 28 159
Why Worship Is Due God, May 29 160
The Sabbath Not Jewish but Christ's Holy Day, May 30 161
Sabbath Rest and Joy in Eternity, May 31 162
Be Like Jesus, Not Like the World, June 1 164
Do Right in Business, Not Just in Church, June 2 165
Be Honest With Others and With God, June 3 166
Imitate Jesus and His Ethics, June 4 167
Never Take Advantage of Another's Misfortune, June 5 168
Character Tested by Presence of the Less Fortunate, June 6 169
The Golden Rule to Govern Business Dealings, June 7 170
God's Plan to Prevent Poverty, June 8 171
God's Grace Needed to Polish Us, June 9 172
Principles of the Gospel Must Control Us, June 10 173
Our Business Standards Reveal Our Character, June 11 174
Even “Small” Sins Have Big Consequences, June 12 175
Build Character on Jesus, the Rock, June 13 176
Public Service Demands Strict Integrity, June 14 177
God's Word Approves the Judicial Oath, June 15 178
Choices Being Made Between Two Sides, June 16 179
Handling Money to Meet God's Approval, June 17 180
To Win Souls, Forgo Personal Gain, June 18 181
Set Right Priorities in Life, June 19 182
Christians Must Never Depart From Integrity, June 20 183
Reveal Love While Doing God's Business, June 21 184
Imitate Christ, Not the World, June 22 185
Be Compassionate When Poverty Is Unavoidable, June 23 186
Show Divine Love by Being Merciful, June 24 187
Seek Divine Wisdom in Handling Money, June 25 188
Invest to Glorify God, Not Self, June 26 189
Represent Christ in Every Circumstance, June 27 190
In Planning, Consider the Unending Future, June 28 191
Never Dishonor God by Violating Righteous Principles, June 29 192
Faithful Stewards Provide for God's Work, June 30 193
The New Lifestyle Through Jesus, July 1 195
Jesus Requires Wholehearted Commitment, July 2 196
God Has Sent Warnings, but Few Listen, July 3 197
Fanaticism and Noise No Evidence of Faith, July 4 198
God Not Pleased With Tasteless Disorder, July 5 199
Follow Christ and Defeat the Enemy, July 6 200
Decided Efforts Must Be Made Against Sin, July 7 201
Seek to Be Temperate in All Things, July 8 202
Training Children a Sacred Responsibility, July 9 203
Work and Exercise Contribute to Health, July 10 204
When Trials Come, Cling to Jesus, July 11 205
For Every Difficulty, God's Grace Is Sufficient, July 12 206
Husbands Are to Be Thoughtful and Cheerful, July 13 207
Bible Holiness Is Our Great Need, July 14 208
Be Faithful in Small, Common Tasks, July 15 209
Meeting Difficulties Develops Spiritual Muscle, July 16 210
Maintain Integrity, Whatever the Cost, July 17 211
Motive Determines Value of Our Acts, July 18 212
Stay Close to Jesus and Become Like Him, July 19 213
To Find True Happiness, Obey God, July 20 214
When in Trial, Review God's Great Mercy, July 21 215
Receive Light, and Walk in It, July 22 216
Reveal Love, Compassion, and Tenderness, July 23 217
Do Not Accuse Others, but Intercede for Them, July 24 218
Live Unselfishly, and Teach People to Love Jesus, July 25 219
Bring the Lower Passions Into Subjection, July 26 220
Seek to Reflect the Image of Jesus, July 27 221
We Should Give Hope to the Fallen, July 28 222
Take Time for Prayer and the Word, July 29 223
Study Christ's Words, Not Human Opinions, July 30 224
Be Used by the Spirit in Christ's Service, July 31 225
Happiness to Be Found in Natural Surroundings, August 1 227
All Nature Entrusted to Adam and Eve, August 2 228
God's Wisdom and Love Revealed in Nature, August 3 229
Work Given as a Source of Happiness, August 4 230
The Earth Will Produce Abundantly for Diligent Workers, August 5 231
Work and Study Benefit Both the Earth and the Mind, August 6 232
Cooperating With God in Work Promotes Happiness, August 7 233
Well-regulated Work Aids All-around Development, August 8 234
The Beauty of Nature Reveals God's Character, August 9 235
God's Love and Glory Seen in Nature, August 10 236
God's Power Exercised Constantly in Nature, August 11 237
Appreciate Earth's Natural, Quiet Beauty, August 12 238
Nature Offers Messages of Hope and Comfort, August 13 239
Draw Spiritual Lessons and Health Benefits From Trees, August 14 240
Nature Is Guided and Upheld by the Creator, August 15 241
Christ Points Us to a More Glorious World, August 16 242
Many Lessons to Be Learned From Nature, August 17 243
How to Learn From Nature Its Deepest Lessons, August 18 244
Nature Teaches the Value of Obedience to Law, August 19 245
Valuable Objects in Nature Are Pruned or Refined, August 20 246
Nature Testifies of a Master Artist and Designer, August 21 247
Earth's Bounties Give Evidence of God's Love, August 22 248
The Natural World Speaks of the Creator, August 23 249
Rich Blessings From a Sabbath for the Land, August 24 250
The Poor Have Rights in God's World, August 25 251
Work, for Earth's Night Is Coming, August 26 252
Cultivating the Soil Is Doing God's Service, August 27 253
An Exhaustless Source of Instruction and Delight, August 28 254
Fallow Ground of the Human Heart Should Be Worked, August 29 255
Greater Efficiency and Deeper Consecration Needed, August 30 256
Keep Streams of Beneficence in Constant Circulation, August 31 257
Tell Others to Love and Obey Christ, September 1 259
All Have a Duty to Witness, September 2 260
Carry Light and Hope Everywhere, September 3 261
To Witness Successfully, First Crucify Self, September 4 262
Invite People to Become Children of God, September 5 263
Angels Cooperate With Soul Winners, September 6 264
Guard Your Words and Be Tactful as You Witness, September 7 265
Now Is the Time to Work for Christ, September 8 266
Practical Christianity Important in Witnesses, September 9 267
Witness Wherever Jesus Calls You, September 10 268
Jesus Identifies Himself With the Needy, September 11 269
The Holy Spirit Will Empower for Witnessing, September 12 270
God Gives Grace to Those Who Believe His Word, September 13 271
One Small Book Produced Big Results, September 14 272
Personal Ministry Is Key to Winning Souls, September 15 273
Make Clear the Worth of the Soul, September 16 274
Music Can Attract People to God's Message, September 17 275
Truth Is to Be Lived, Not Merely Spoken, September 18 276
Aim High and Attempt Much for God, September 19 277
Witness at Every Large Gathering in Cities, September 20 278
Christ's Followers to Differ From the World, September 21 279
Win Souls Through the Sabbath School, September 22 280
Work to Be Done in Large Cities, September 23 281
Expressions of Sympathy Open Hearts to the Gospel, September 24 282
Soul Winning Creates Demand for Holy Spirit, September 25 283
Consecrated Workers Could Do Great Work in Short Time, September 26 284
Workers to Reveal the Spirit of Jesus, September 27 285
Consecrate Self, Then Search for Perishing Souls, September 28 286
Unselfish Service Gives Joy to Both Christ and Us, September 29 287
Every Member to Help Spread the Gospel, September 30 288
Everyone Should Know and Obey the Laws of Life, October 1 290
Leaders to Practice and Teach Health Reform, October 2 291
It's Time to Give Up Health-destroying Indulgences, October 3 292
Share the Light on Healthful Living, October 4 293
Nutritious Diet Important for Intellectual Vigor, October 5 294
Higher Powers to Control Physical Nature, October 6 295
Good Health Needed to Achieve Success, October 7 296
Aim for Holiness, Not Merely Health, October 8 297
Health Reform and Third Angel's Message Closely Allied, October 9 298
Advent Message to Sanctify Body and Soul, October 10 299
Conditions for Good Health Must Be Observed, October 11 300
Self-development Essential to Accomplish Most Good, October 12 301
Temperate Habits and Physical Exercise Produce Vigor, October 13 302
Follow the Example Set by the Four Hebrews, October 14 303
Control the Appetite Through Christ's Power, October 15 304
Christians to Be Strictly Temperate, Governed by Principle, October 16 305
Food to Be Wholesome and Palatable, October 17 306
Control of Appetite to Begin in Childhood, October 18 307
Stimulants Eventually Produce Evil Results, October 19 308
Through Jesus Comes Health and Relief From Perplexities, October 20 309
Obey Nature's Laws to Enjoy Health, October 21 310
Follow Divine Counsel to Preserve Health, October 22 311
Effect Follows Cause, Producing Health or Disease, October 23 312
To Have a Clear Mind, Follow Temperance Principles, October 24 313
Physical Work Helps to Develop Mind and Character, October 25 314
Temperance in All Things Is Essential, October 26 315
Our Thinking Is Affected by Our Eating, October 27 316
Prepare Wholesome Diet Without Flesh Meats, October 28 317
Both Physical and Mental Faculties to Be Cultivated, October 29 318
Pure, Fresh Air Promotes Health of Mind and Body, October 30 319
Love for God Is Essential for Perfect Health, October 31 320
Though We Fall, We Can Conquer, November 1 322
Move Forward in Faith and Unity, November 2 323
Make Family Worship Interesting, November 3 324
Daily Family Worship Yields Precious Results, November 4 325
Worship Faithfully Every Morning and Evening, November 5 326
Parents to Begin Reformation in the Home, November 6 327
Time for Worship to Be Set Apart as Sacred, November 7 328
God's People Will Be Refined by Time of Trouble, November 8 329
Consecrate Your Family to God, and Look to Calvary, November 9 330
The Way Opens When We Advance by Faith, November 10 331
Angels in Heaven Worship With Us, November 11 332
Christ's Blood and Righteousness Purify Our Worship, November 12 333
Talk of Jesus, and Reflect the Joy of Being a Christian, November 13 334
Jesus in the Heart Makes the Life Fragrant, November 14 335
Family Worship Can Help Create Harmony, November 15 336
Victory Is Assured for All Who Obey Christ's Orders, November 16 337
In Every Situation Jesus Gives Fresh Blessings, November 17 338
In Love and Mercy Jesus Pleads With Us and for Us, November 18 339
Diffuse the Light Throughout the Dark World, November 19 340
God Alone Is to Be Worshiped, November 20 341
Christ's Self-sacrificing Life Is Our Lesson Book, November 21 342
Memorize the Scriptures, Preparing for the Future, November 22 343
We May Receive God's Unlimited Grace, to Do Good, November 23 344
To Feed the Soul, Commune Constantly With Jesus, November 24 345
Be Courteous, Lifting Others’ Burdens, as Did Jesus, November 25 346
We Are to Grow in Piety, Purity, and Love, November 26 347
God's Word and Love Will Open Hearts to Jesus, November 27 348
Special Endowment of Grace and Power Needed Today, November 28 349
When We Thirst for Righteousness, Jesus Draws Near, November 29 350
Angels Join Us as We Help Those in Need, November 30 351
Jesus, the Chief Shepherd, Knows Each Sheep, December 1 353
True Christians Focus on Christ, Not Self, December 2 354
Truly Converted People Aim for Perfection, December 3 355
Converted Sinners Live a New Life, December 4 356
Repent Today, and Receive Christ's Robe of Righteousness, December 5 357
Jesus Lovingly Calls, but Many Wait Too Long to Respond, December 6 358
When Sinners Repent, Heaven Rejoices, December 7 359
Conversion Creates New Interests and New Loves, December 8 360
Repentant Souls Hate Sin and Love Righteousness, December 9 361
Humanity, Allied With Divinity, Can Keep the Law, December 10 362
Conscientious Persons Must Guard Against Being Deceived, December 11 363
True Repentance Involves Remorse for Sin and Forsaking It, December 12 364
By Grace You Can Reach Christ's Ideal, December 13 365
God's People Are Polished Stones in His Spiritual Temple, December 14 366
Advance the Kingdom by Leading Sinners to Repentance, December 15 367
Look to Jesus, and He Will Give You Victory, December 16 368
Lift Up the Standard as the Great Controversy Intensifies, December 17 369
Bible Sanctification Involves Humility and Constant Growth, December 18 370
Repentance to Be Followed by Change of Character, December 19 371
Both Repentance and Forgiveness Are Gifts From Christ, December 20 372
God Calls for Repentance and Holy Living, December 21 373
God Waits to Receive All Who Repent, December 22 374
Jesus’ Love Draws Sinners to Repentance, December 23 375
Good Works to Follow Revival, December 24 376
Jesus Pays the Debt of Repentant Sinners, December 25 377
God's People to Reflect His Glory, December 26 378
Everyone to Work for the Lost, December 27 379
Repentance Essential During Day of Atonement, December 28 380
God's Law Leads to True Repentance, December 29 381
Christ's Robe of Righteousness Is for the Repentant, December 30 382
All Who Repent Will Be Forgiven and Accepted, December 31 383