Practical, inspirational resources to help you grow
Wanting to grow your public speaking skills? The following resource, produced by the General Conference Women's Ministries department, has many practical tips and tools to help you along the way. The Bible tells us, "Be ready always to give an answer to every man that asks you a reason of the hope that is within you." (1 Pet. 3:15)
This short and simple "Healthy Heart Challenge" helps us see the ways we are either living for self, or living for Christ. We pray that this inspires all who read to be ALIVE to Christ. "I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me." Gal. 2:20
The following is a collection of Bible promises and Spirit of Prophecy quotes that we can claim as we pray for a deeper outpouring of the Holy Spirit in our lives and church. God is faithful. His Word does not return unto Him void. Claim these promises! God will answer!
Humility, Deeper Walk
Psalm 34:18 says, "The LORD is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart; and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit." But what does it mean to have a contrite spirit? We believe the following comparisons will give greater understanding to the concept of what it means to walk in humility before God.
This video, filmed by Better Life Broadcasting Network, shares some of Janet Page's inspiring personal testimony of how she was forever ruined for the ordinary, and began seeking after a deep and vibrant walk with God. This testimony is sure to be a blessing to whoever hears it. So grab a friend, and enjoy!
Happy Sabbath Praise
Do we recognize the majesty and the holiness of the God we serve? This week our Happy Sabbath Praise is titled "The LORD Our God is Holy." This song is based on Psalm 99:1-3,5,9 and comes from the album "Sing to the Lord" by Derek and Bodil Morris. We pray that you are blessed as you listen and meditate on the Holiness of God. Happy Sabbath!
Total Member Involvement
In this inspiring video, Seventh-day Adventist Church president Pastor Ted N.C. Wilson and Pastor Duane McKey discuss the church's drive to involve every member in evangelism worldwide. That doesn't mean everyone is preaching sermons, but it does mean we are all doing something to reach someone for Jesus. You will be inspired and encouraged by the testimonies and ideas shared in this video. Jesus is coming soon. Let's do something for Him!
Join us for the final part 4 of the General Conference's inspiring week of prayer messages given by speaker Dr. Larry Lichtenwalter. The theme for this year's 2017 week of prayer (held in March) was “Everyday Apocalypse: Revelation’s Christ for Our Every Day.” The topic for this final message is, “The Healing of the Nations.” You don't want to miss this powerful message!
Should we buy a bus or train ticket on Sabbath? Is it OK to cut one’s fingernails on Sabbath? What about cooking a meal for the invited guest of honor? Can we go to the beach or a baseball game on Sabbath? And how should we deal with those who write a check on Sabbath (including a check destined for the offering plate)? In this insightful article Gerald Klingbeil takes the focus off the dos and don't and helps us focus on what's really important when it comes to Sabbath keeping.
Join us for part 3 of the General Conference's inspiring week of prayer messages given by speaker Dr. Larry Lichtenwalter. The theme for this year's 2017 week of prayer (held in March) was “Everyday Apocalypse: Revelation’s Christ for Our Every Day.” The topic for this third message is, “Who is Able to Stand.” Join us as we were challenged to go deeper with our Savior.
The Bible says if we humble ourselves, He will lift us up. In this short PDF, we share five actions that will help bring unity to your church or circle of fellowship. From apologizing and make wrongs right, to how to pray and encourage one another practically, if these simple ideas are put to practice, you will see miracles.
Review & Herald, March 22, 1887 par. 1