“Read it again for the first time” The New NKJV Desire of Ages- Powerful Quotations

o        As the condition of the people began to open to His [Jesus’] mind, He saw that the requirements of society and the requirements of God were in constant collision. Men were departing from the word of God, and exalting theories of their own invention. P.77

o        As He relieved their sufferings, the truths He taught were associated with His acts of mercy, and were thus riveted in the memory. P. 79

o        The birth of a son to Zacharias, like the birth of the child of Abraham, and that of Mary, was to teach a great spiritual truth, a truth that we are slow to learn and ready to forget. In ourselves we are incapable of doing any good thing; but that which we cannot do will be wrought by the power of God in every submissive and believing soul. P. 88

o        More than any natural endowment, the habits established in early years decide whether a man will be victorious or vanquished in the battle of life. Youth is the sowing time. It determines the character of the harvest, for this life and for the life to come. P. 91

o        He [John the Baptist] could stand erect and fearless in the presence of earthly monarchs, because he had bowed low before the King of kings. P. 93

o        In all who submit to His power the Spirit of God will consume sin. P. 97

o        Reading for March- Chapters 15-22, pp. 151-227 (2.5 pages per day)

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