IT'S WORTH THE WAIT 
Monday, October 6, 2014, 06:20
Posted by Administrator
When our own troubles seem too much to bear, it is easy to start questioning God as to "why" this is happening! Why is He letting the pain go on and on? Why doesn't He heal me? Why doesn't He just get rid of our enemies? Why doesn't He just fix things right now? But when you look at the lives of many Bible characters, we can see that God is patient and His timing is perfect! For instance, think how Joseph must have felt, betrayed by his own brothers, sold into slavery, falsely accused and thrown into prison! No one would blame him if he got angry and felt like God had forsaken him. However, Joseph trusted God! He stayed faithful! And His reward was great! Instead of asking God "why?" . . . ask for strength! Instead of wallowing in despair . . . have faith! Instead of doubting . . . Trust! God loves you, gave His only Son to die on a cross to save you, and is looking forward to eternity with you in heaven! Be patient, it’s worth the wait! Text: Ps 27:14, 1 Corin 13:4-5, Ps 62:5
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THIS FAR THE LORD HAS LED US 
Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 12:53
Posted by Administrator
In reviewing our past history, having traveled over every step of advance to our present standing, I can say, Praise God! As I see what God has wrought, I am filled with astonishment, and with confidence in Christ as leader. We have nothing to fear for the future except as we shall forget the way the Lord has led us, and His teaching in our past history.

We are now a strong people, if we will put our trust in the Lord; for we are handling the mighty truths of the word of God. We have everything to be thankful for. If we walk in the light as it shines upon us from the living oracles of God, we shall have large responsibilities, corresponding to the great light given us of God. We have many duties to perform because we have been made the depositaries of sacred truth to be given to the world in all its beauty and glory. We are debtors to God to use every advantage He has entrusted to us to beautify the truth by holiness of character, and to send the messages of warning, and of comfort, of hope and love, to those who are in the darkness of error and sin.

Thank God for what has already been done in providing for our youth facilities for religious and intellectual training. Many have been educated to act a part in the various branches of the work, not only in NAIROBI, but in foreign fields. The communication press has furnished literature that has spread far and wide the knowledge of truth. Let all the gifts that like rivulets have swelled the stream of benevolence be recognized as a cause of thanksgiving to God.

We have an army of youth today who can do much if they are properly directed and encouraged. We want our children to believe the truth. We want them to be blessed of God. We want them to act a part in well-organized plans for helping other youth. Let all be so trained that they may rightly represent the truth, giving the reason of the hope that is within them, and honoring God in any branch of the work where they are qualified to labor....

As the disciples of Christ it is our duty to diffuse light which we know the world has not. Let the people of God “be rich in good works, ready to distribute, willing to communicate; laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold on eternal life.” 1 Timothy 6:18, 19. —Testimonies to Ministers and Gospel Workers p. 31-32
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GOD'S APPOINTED LEADERS 
Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 08:00
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Never speak disparagingly of ministers regardless of their origin—Our ministers in responsible places are men whom God has accepted. No matter what their origin, no matter what their former position, whether they followed the plow, worked at the carpenter’s trade, or enjoyed the discipline of a college; if God has accepted them, let every man beware of casting the slightest reflection upon them. Never speak disparagingly of any man, for he may be great in the sight of the Lord, while those who feel great may be lightly esteemed of God because of the perversity of their hearts. Our only safety is to lie low at the foot of the cross, be little in our own eyes, and trust in God; for He alone has power to make us great.—Testimonies for the Church 4:607, 608. – {Pastoral Ministry 57.2}
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