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1.medical missionary and the final crisis


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1.medical missionary and the final crisis

  1. 1. “The light that God has given in medical missionary lines will not cause His people to be regarded as inferior in scientific medical knowledge, but Counsels to Parents, Teachers and Students , 467
  2. 2. “Medical missionary work is the right hand of the gospel. It is necessary to the advancement of the cause of God. As through it men and women are led to see the importance of right habits of living, the saving power of the truth will be made known. Testimonies to the Church Vol. 7 pg. 59
  3. 3. “Every city is to be entered by workers trained to do medical missionary work. As the right hand of the third angel's message, God's methods of treating disease will open doors for the entrance of present truth. Health literature must be circulated in many lands. Testimonies to the Church Vol. 7 pg. 59
  4. 4. “The truth for this time, the third angel’s message, is to be proclaimed with a loud voice, as we approach the great final test. Manuscript dated 1900; Loma Linda Messages, 62.
  5. 5. This test must come to the churches in with true medical missionary work, a work that has the Great Physician to dictate and preside in all that it comprehends.” Manuscript dated 1900; Loma Linda Messages, 62.
  6. 6. “Through , Satan appears as a of the race, the diseases of the people, and professing to present a new and more exalted system of religious faith…” Great Controversy pg. 589
  7. 7. “Satan works through the elements also to garner his harvest of unprepared souls. He has studied the secrets of the laboratories of nature, and he uses all his power to control the elements as far as God allows.” Great Controversy pg. 589
  8. 8. “When he was suffered to afflict Job, how quickly flocks and herds, servants, houses, children, were swept away, one trouble succeeding another as in a moment.” Great Controversy pg. 589
  9. 9. It is God that shields His creatures and hedges them in from the power of the destroyer. But the Christian world have shown contempt for the law of Jehovah; Great Controversy pg. 589
  10. 10. and the Lord will do just what He has declared that He would. He will withdraw His blessings from the earth and remove His protecting care from those who are rebelling against His law and teaching and forcing others to do the same. Great Controversy pg. 589
  11. 11. Satan has control of all whom God does not especially guard. He will favor and prosper some in order to further his own designs, and he will bring trouble upon others and lead men to believe that it is God who is afflicting them.” Great Controversy pg. 589
  12. 12. Great Controversy pg. 589
  13. 13. In accidents and calamities by sea and by land, in great conflagrations, in fierce tornadoes and terrific hailstorms, in tempests, floods, cyclones, tidal waves, Great Controversy pg. 589
  14. 14. Great Controversy pg. 589
  15. 15. Patriarch and Prophet pg. 108
  16. 16. Patriarch and Prophet pg. 108
  17. 17. Patriarch and Prophet pg. 108
  18. 18. Patriarch and Prophet pg. 108
  19. 19. H.A.A.R.P.
  20. 20. Never did this message apply with greater force than it applies today. More and more the world is setting at nought the claims of God. Men have become bold in transgression. 7 Testimony 141
  21. 21. The wickedness of the inhabitants of the world has almost filled up the measure of their iniquity. This earth has almost reached the place where God will permit the destroyer to work his will upon it. 7 Testimony 141
  22. 22. The substitution of the laws of men for the law of God, the exaltation, by merely human authority, of Sunday in place of the Bible Sabbath, is the last act in the drama. 7 Testimony 141
  23. 23. When this substitution becomes universal, God will reveal Himself. He will arise in His majesty to shake terribly the earth. He will come out of His place to punish the inhabitants of the world for their iniquity, and the earth shall disclose her blood and shall no more cover her slain. 7 Testimony 141
  24. 24. He sweeps away the ripening harvest, and famine and distress follow. He imparts to the air a deadly taint, and thousands perish by the pestilence. These visitations are to become Great Controversy pg. 589
  25. 25. Destruction will be upon both man and beast. Great Controversy pg. 589
  26. 26. Isaiah 24:4, 5. "The earth mourneth and fadeth away," "the haughty people . . . do languish. The earth also is defiled under the inhabitants thereof; because they have transgressed the laws, changed the ordinance, broken the everlasting covenant.“Great Controversy pg. 589
  27. 27. And then the great deceiver will persuade men that those who serve God are causing these evils. The class that have provoked the displeasure of Heaven will charge all their troubles upon those Great Controversy pg. 590
  28. 28. whose obedience to God's commandments is a perpetual reproof to transgressors. It will be declared that men are offending God by the violation of the Sunday sabbath; Great Controversy pg. 590
  29. 29. that this sin has brought calamities which will not cease until Sunday observance shall be strictly enforced; Great Controversy pg. 590
  30. 30. and that those who present the claims of the fourth commandment, thus destroying reverence for Sunday, are troublers of the people, Great Controversy pg. 590
  31. 31. preventing their restoration to divine favor and temporal prosperity. Destruction will be upon both man and beast. Great Controversy pg. 590
  32. 32. Thus the accusation urged of old against the servant of God will be repeated and upon grounds equally well established: Great Controversy pg. 590
  33. 33. "And it came to pass, when Ahab saw Elijah, that Ahab said unto him, Art thou he that troubleth Israel? And he answered, I have not troubled Israel; but thou, and thy father's house, Great Controversy pg. 590
  34. 34. in that ye have forsaken the commandments of the Lord, and thou hast followed Baalim." 1 Kings 18:17, 18. Great Controversy pg. 590
  35. 35. As the wrath of the people shall be excited by false charges, they will pursue a course toward God's ambassadors very similar to that which apostate Israel pursued toward Elijah.” Great Controversy pg. 590
  36. 36. “Satan will excite indignation against the humble minority who conscientiously refuse to accept popular customs and traditions. Men of position and reputation will join with the lawless and the vile to 5Testimony to the Church 450-451
  37. 37. take counsel against the people of God. Wealth, genius, education, will combine to cover them with contempt. Persecuting rulers, ministers, and church members will conspire against them. 5Testimony to the Church 450-451
  38. 38. With voice and pen, by boasts, threats, and ridicule, they will seek to overthrow their faith. By false representations and angry appeals, they will stir up the passions of the people. 5Testimony to the Church 450-451
  39. 39. Not having a "Thus saith the Scriptures" to bring against the advocates of the Bible Sabbath, they will resort to oppressive enactments to supply the lack. 5Testimony to the Church 450-451
  40. 40. To secure popularity and patronage, legislators will yield to the demand for a Sunday law. . . . On this battlefield comes the last great conflict of the controversy between truth and error.” 5Testimony to the Church 450-451
  41. 41. “There are many who will tell you that if you keep the law of God you have fallen from grace. They make strong assertions for which they have no foundation, to lead people astray, for they do not know whereof they speak. Signs of the Time April 22, 1889
  42. 42. The prophet says, "Bind up the testimony, seal the law among my disciples.” Signs of the Time April 22, 1889
  43. 43. Those who are seeking to destroy the law are not of the class who are sealing the law among the disciples of Christ, but they are of the class who "shall stumble, and fall, and be broken, and be snared, and be taken.” Signs of the Time April 22, 1889
  44. 44. The dragon is represented as persecuting those who keep God's commandments. Signs of the Time April 22, 1889
  45. 45. Persons of influence are stirred with a power from beneath; the energies of apostasy are united to deceive or to destroy the champions of truth. Signs of the Time April 22, 1889
  46. 46. All Children Please Close your Eyes
  47. 47. The only persons missing from the photos are: God’s Medical Missionaries Satan working his miracles
  48. 48. Satan-Manipulates nature Satan- A great physician-Medical Missionary Satan-Benefactor of the race through healing
  49. 49. As a result of calamities and making true S.D.A his scapegoat, he then calls for a National Sunday Law while performing False Medical Missionary Work by means of spiritualism. Satan-Scapegoat true S.D.A., blaming them for calamities created by him
  50. 50. Great Controversy pg. 589 “Through , Satan appears as a of the race, the diseases of the people, and professing to present a new and more exalted system of religious faith…”
  51. 51. “ for Satan will counterfeit the miracles that will be wrought. God’s tried and tested people will find their power in the sign spoken of in Exodus 31:12-18. 9 Testimony 16
  52. 52. They are to take their ’ This is the only foundation upon which they can stand securely. Those who have broken their covenant with God will in that day be without God and without hope.” 9 Testimony 16
  53. 53. “I wish to tell you that soon there will be no work done in ministerial lines but medical missionary work. The work of a minister is to minister. Our ministers are to work on the gospel plan of ministering. . . . Counsel on Health 533
  54. 54. “You will never be ministers after the gospel order till you show a decided interest in medical missionary work, the gospel of healing and blessing and strengthening. Counsel on Health 533
  55. 55. Come up to the help of the Lord, to the help of the Lord against the mighty powers of darkness, that it be not said of you, „Curse ye Meroz, curse ye bitterly the inhabitants thereof; because they came not to the help of the Lord.‟ Judges 5:23 Counsel on Health 533
  56. 56. “The churches that have not life in themselves, that have lost their spiritual discernment, call for ministers to come to their help, to bring them the breath of life. But the ministers have other work to do. Vol. 6 Manuscript Release 65
  57. 57. They must carry the message of truth to those who know it not. Those ministers who hover about the churches, who have not a clear cut message, which, like a sharp, two-edged sword, cuts both ways, will do the churches harm. Vol. 6 Manuscript Release 65
  58. 58. They will not work for the salvation of souls that are in great peril because they know not the truth, and they will die spiritually themselves, and trouble and discourage those who try to help them.” Vol. 6 Manuscript Release 65
  59. 59. “Our ministers are not to hover over the churches regarding the churches in some particular places as their special care. Australian Union Conference Record- August 1, 1902
  60. 60. Review and Herald October 22, 1889
  61. 61. and become a worker, making the advance of the cause of truth the first and highest interest of his life. Each one must devote his God-given power to the work of God;…” Review and Herald October 22, 1889
  62. 62. And our churches should not feel jealous and neglected if they do not receive ministerial labor. They should themselves take up the burden and labor most earnestly for souls. Australian Union Conference Record- August 1, 1902
  63. 63. Believers are to have root in themselves, striking firm root in Christ that they may bear fruit to His glory. Australian Union Conference Record- August 1, 1902
  64. 64. The ministers are hovering over churches, which know the truth, while thousands are perishing out of Christ. General Conference Bulletin April 12, 1901 paragraph 21
  65. 65. If the proper instruction were given, if the proper methods were followed, every church member would do his work as a member of the body. General Conference Bulletin April 12, 1901 paragraph 21
  66. 66. He would do Christian missionary work. But the churches are dying, and they want a minister to preach to them… General Conference Bulletin April 12, 1901 paragraph 21
  67. 67. General Conference Bulletin April 12, 1901 paragraph 21
  68. 68. Historical Sketches 139
  69. 69. They should have Christ as their helper, and should educate themselves to help one another, so that the minister can be free to enter new fields.” Historical Sketches 139
  70. 70. “It is because of the directions I have received from the Lord that I have the courage to stand among you and speak as I do, notwithstanding the way in which you may look at the medical missionary work. Counsel on Health 533
  71. 71. I wish to say that the medical missionary work is God‟s work. The Lord wants every one of His ministers to come into line. Counsel on Health 533
  72. 72. Take hold of the medical missionary work, and it will give you access to the people. Their hearts will be touched as you minister to their necessities. Counsel on Health 533
  73. 73. As you relieve their sufferings, you will find opportunity to speak to them of the love of Jesus.” Counsel on Health 533
  74. 74. Medical Missionary Work is part of the Gospel Order The Lord needs our help now, and this help is effective when we are true Medical Missionaries Very soon the only work in ministerial line will be Medical Missionary Work
  75. 75. MMW is God’s Work MMW gives Access to People MMW Relieve suffering EGW received direction from the Lord regarding MMW NO BLAIM GAME
  76. 76. All True SDA Ministers and SDA Laity are