2013 Q3: Revival and Reformation
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Introduction Current Daily Lessons Online Daily Posts for Revival and Reformation Email Discussion List Teacher Resources Teaching Helps for Revival and Reformation This Quarter’s Study Contents The Study References (“Refs” formerly called “Helps”) include all related Scripture and most EGW quotations. You will find the links in the third column of the Contents section below. Lesson … [Click to read more …]

Sabbath: Revival: Our Great Need
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Quarter 3, 2013: Revival and Reformation by: Mark Finley Introduction In every generation, God’s Spirit strives to bring revival to the hearts of His people. Revival is an ongoing, daily experience. Each of us should identify with an old hymn that says: “Prone to wander, Lord, I feel it, Prone to leave the God I … [Click to read more …]

Do You Pay Tithe?
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Tithe and offerings

Should you pay tithe? I don’t think so. I think paying tithe is a heathen practice. (Please stay with me to the end.) Here’s why: Paying tithe presupposes that I have goods or money that I wish to exchange for goods or services. Paying something (offering) to a deity in exchange for grace or favor … [Click to read more …]

Further Study: Lest We Forget
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“God blesses the work of men’s hands, that they may return to Him His portion. He gives them the sunshine and the rain; He causes vegetation to flourish; He gives health and ability to acquire means. Every blessing comes from His bountiful hand, and He desires men and women to show their gratitude by returning … [Click to read more …]

Inside Story: Usha’s Hope
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Usha returned home after a long day selling garlic on the streets of Mumbai, India, where she lives. She placed her basket on the dirt floor inside the family’s one-room home. The box where she kept the family’s few clothes was open, its contents strewn about. She knew that her husband had searched it for … [Click to read more …]

Thursday: The Sun of Righteousness
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On a previous occasion the people asked, “‘Where is the God of justice?’” (Mal. 2:17, NKJV). In the beginning of chapter 4, a solemn assurance is given that one day God will execute His judgment on the world. As a result, the proud will be destroyed along with the wicked, just as stubble is consumed in … [Click to read more …]

Wednesday: A Scroll of Remembrance
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In Malachi 3:13-18, the people complain that the Lord did not care about the nation’s sins. Those who practiced evil and injustice appeared to escape unnoticed, and thus many wondered why they should serve the Lord and live righteously when evil seemed to go unpunished. Read Malachi 3:14-15. Why is it easy to understand that complaint? How … [Click to read more …]