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Testimonies to Ministers and Gospel Workers : Page v

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Preface to Third Edition ..................................... ix Historical Foreword .......................................... xv 1. The Church of Christ The Object of His Supreme Regard ................................... 15 The Church the Property of God ..................................... 19 Organization and Development ....................................... 24 The Remnant Church Not Babylon ..................................... 32 2. Faithful, Earnest Warnings Danger of Rejecting Truth .......................................... 63 A Faithful Message ................................................. 77 Worldly Amusements ................................................. 82 Rejecting the Light ................................................ 89 "Let Him That Thinketh He Standeth Take Heed" ...................... 98 3. The Holy Scriptures How Shall We Search the Scriptures? ................................ 105 The Study of the Books of Daniel and the Revelation ................ 112 Dig Deeper ......................................................... 119 4. God's High Standard True Education in Our Churches ..................................... 120 Sabbath Observance the Sign of Loyalty ............................. 131 5. A Solemn Appeal to Ministers Call to a Higher Standard .......................................... 142

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6. Human Needs and Divine Supply Reasons for Inefficiency, and the Remedy ........................... 159 Need of Divine Power and Wisdom .................................... 162 Return to the First Love ........................................... 167 The Power of the Holy Spirit Awaits Our Demand ..................... 174 7. Economy Economy to Be Practiced in All Things .............................. 177 The Wedding Ring ................................................... 180 Improvement in the Work ............................................ 181 Idleness ........................................................... 183 The Spirit of Jesus ................................................ 184 The Lord Is Soon Coming ............................................ 187 8. Workers with God Love and Confidence Among Brethren ................................. 189 Receiving Gifts .................................................... 197 Solemn Times ....................................................... 200 Activity in Our Churches ........................................... 204 Direct Dependence on God ........................................... 208 9. Workers Under God God the Master Worker .............................................. 210 Humility ........................................................... 220 Calmness and Consideration ......................................... 227 Hovering Over the Churches ......................................... 230 10. Right Methods, Principles, and Motives Proper Education ................................................... 239 Less of Self ....................................................... 245 Counsel Together ................................................... 252 The Evil of Long Sermons ........................................... 256 Knowing God ........................................................ 258 The Need of Spiritual Discernment .................................. 264

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11. To Brethren in Responsible Positions Connection With God's Work ......................................... 279 The Need of Divine Guidance ........................................ 297 Use of Individual Judgment ......................................... 301 12. Means and Methods A Faithful Tithe ................................................... 305 Practical Instruction in Labor...................................... 309 13. Conference Officials Counsel and Guidance ............................................... 319 Conference Presidents .............................................. 327 The General Conference ............................................. 331 Conference Officers ................................................ 340 14. Appeals for Truth and Loyalty "All Ye Are Brethren" .............................................. 347 "Thou Shalt Have No Other Gods Before Me" .......................... 359 Under Which Banner? ................................................ 364 The Lord Has a Controversy With His People ......................... 374 The Preciousness of Christ to His Followers ........................ 387 15. To God's Workmen A Reproof for Selfishness .......................................... 392 Zeal for Christ .................................................... 400 God's Messengers ................................................... 404 Our Message ........................................................ 415 God to Be Sought ................................................... 417 "Give Me Thine Heart" .............................................. 418 Sowing Beside All Waters ........................................... 423
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16. Elevate the Standard Clean Hands and Pure Hearts ........................................ 426 "Be Ye Clean" ...................................................... 444 All the Lord's ..................................................... 456 17. Appeal and Warning The World's Need ................................................... 457 Danger in Adopting Worldly Policy in Work of God ................... 460 The Snares of Satan ................................................ 472 Let Heaven Guide ................................................... 475 18. Vital Principles of Relationship Jehovah Is Our King ................................................ 477 Individual Responsibility and Christian Unity ...................... 485 Pray for the Latter Rain ........................................... 506 Words of Greeting .................................................. 513 The Victorious Life ................................................ 516 Appendix Notes ............................................... 521