Live to Do Good

 

 

THE PROMISE 

So let’s not get tired of doing what is good. At just the right time we will reap a harvest of blessing if we don’t give up. Therefore, whenever we have the opportunity, we should do good to everyone—especially to those in the family of faith.

— Galatians 6:9,10, NLT

 

THE TESTIMONY 

If Christ has given you light, let it shine to others. 

Will you not begin from this time to work upon the Bible plan, and live to do your neighbor good, to be a blessing to those around you? 

Heaven is full of light and strength, and we can draw from it if we will. God is waiting to pour his blessing upon us as soon as we draw nigh to him and by living faith grasp his promises. He says that he is more willing to give his Holy Spirit to those that ask him than earthly parents are to give good gifts unto their children. Shall we take him at his word?

If the people of God would only exercise faith, he would work in a wonderful manner to accomplish this work. Hear the words of Christ: “If two of you shall agree on earth as touching anything that they shall ask, it shall be done for them of my Father which is in heaven.” Precious promise! 

What marvelous results would appear if the united prayers of this company were to ascend to God in living faith! Jesus stands ready to take these petitions and present them to his Father, saying, “I know these persons by name. Send answers to their prayers; for I have graven their names on the palms of my hands.” 

To all who are engaged in the missionary work I would say, Hide in Jesus. Let not self but Christ appear in all your labors. 

When the work goes hard, and you become discouraged and are tempted to abandon it, take your Bible, bow upon your knees before God, and say, “Here, Lord, thy word is pledged.” Throw your weight upon his promises, and every one of them will be fulfilled. 

— Historical Sketches of the Foreign Missions of the Seventh-day Adventists, p.152, 153  

 

THE RESPONSE 

By living faith grasp His promises. He is willing to give His Holy Spirit to those that ask, take Him at His word.

Exercise faith, “If two of you shall agree on earth as touching anything that they shall ask, it shall be done for them.” 

Marvelous results will appear if united prayers were to ascend to God in living faith! 

Take your Bible, bow on your knees and say, “Here, Lord, Your word is pledged.” Throw your weight on His promises and every one of them will be fulfilled. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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