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Testimonies for the Church Volume Four : Page 1

1. Contents

Page The Times of Volume Four ........................................... 5 Testimony 26 (1876) Bible Biographies .................................................. 9 Unity of the Church ................................................ 16 Go Forward ......................................................... 20 Indulgence of Appetite ............................................. 28 The Christian Warfare ............................................ 33 Choosing Earthly Treasure .......................................... 43 True Benevolence ................................................... 55 Co-workers With Christ ............................................. 67 Sensational Revivals ............................................. 73 Withholding Means ................................................ 76 The Testing Process ................................................ 83 Labor Conducive to Health .......................................... 94 Self-Conceit and Selfishness ..................................... 98 Influence of Social Surroundings ................................... 104 A Divided Interest ................................................. 118 Self-Exaltation .................................................... 125 Missionaries in the Home ........................................... 134 Testimony 27 (1876) Willing Obedience .................................................. 144 The Twelve Spies ................................................... 148 The Taking of Jericho .............................................. 156 Jeremiah Reproves Israel ........................................... 164 A Lesson From the Rechabites ..................................... 174 The Warnings of God Rejected ..................................... 176 Faithful Reproofs Necessary ........................................ 186 Necessity of Family Discipline ................................... 192 Criticizing Burden Bearers ....................................... 193 Evils of Lax Discipline .......................................... 197 Entire Consecration ................................................ 213 Necessity of Harmony ............................................... 221

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Opposition to Faithful Warnings .................................... 227 Obstinacy Not Independence ....................................... 235 Religion in the Family ........................................... 240 Duty of Self-Control ............................................. 244 Sacredness of God's Commandments ................................... 247 Selfishness in the Church and in the Family ........................ 255 Appeal to Ministers ................................................ 260 Testimony 28 (1879) Experience and Labors .............................................. 271 Temperance Meetings .............................................. 274 Visit to Indiana ................................................. 276 Effects of Overwork .............................................. 276 Camp Meetings .................................................... 278 Labors in California ............................................. 283 Visit to Oregon .................................................. 286 Eastward Bound ................................................... 296 Colorado ......................................................... 297 Eastern Meetings ................................................. 298 At Battle Creek .................................................. 301 Kansas Camp Meetings ............................................. 303 Visit to Texas ................................................... 305 Preparation for Christ's Coming .................................... 306 Address to Ministers ............................................... 313 Sympathy for the Erring ............................................ 321 The Cause in Texas ................................................. 330 Self-Caring Ministers .............................................. 341 Uprightness in Deal ................................................ 350 Religion in the Daily Life ......................................... 360 Consecration in Ministers .......................................... 371 Testimony 29 (1880) The Judgment ....................................................... 384 Our Publications ................................................... 388 Christ's Ambassadors ............................................... 393 Manner of Speaking ............................................... 404 Qualifications for the Ministry .................................. 405
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Ministers of the Gospel ............................................ 407 Our College ........................................................ 418 Duty of Parents to the College ................................... 428 The Cause in Iowa .................................................. 430 College Students ................................................. 430 Young Ministers .................................................. 437 Our Publishing Houses .............................................. 449 Sacredness of Vows ................................................. 462 Wills and Legacies ................................................. 476 The Relation of Church Membership .................................. 485 Dishonesty in the Church ........................................... 489 Importance of Self-Control ......................................... 495 Unscriptural Marriages ............................................. 503 The Lord's Poor .................................................... 508 The Cause at Battle Creek .......................................... 511 Improvement of Talents ............................................. 519 Testimony 30 (1881) The Servants of God ................................................ 523 Warnings and Admonitions ........................................... 537 Moral and Intellectual Culture ..................................... 545 Duty to the Poor ................................................... 550 Health and Religion ................................................ 552 Faithful Workers ................................................... 554 Christian Influence ................................................ 565 Economy and Self-Denial ............................................ 571 Position and Work of the Sanitarium ................................ 575 The Influence of Associates ........................................ 587 The Tract Societies ................................................ 591 Love of the World .................................................. 609 Simplicity in Dress ................................................ 628 Proper Education ................................................... 648 Accountability to God .............................................. 654