How Will We Win?
"The church has turned back from following Christ her Leader and is steadily retreating toward Egypt. Yet few are alarmed or astonished at their want of spiritual power. Doubt, and even disbelief of the testimonies of the Spirit of God, is leavening our churches everywhere." Testimonies
Vol. 5, p. 217.
In yet another reference, Inspiration says: "Unless the church, which is now being leavened with her own backsliding, shall repent and be converted, she will eat of the fruit of her own doing, until she shall abhor herself." Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 8, p. 250. *
The above references not only state the problem but show us what is the root or cause of our spiritual malady; it is our disregard of the "Testimonies"—the special light our
loving Savior has given to guide us in these last days. Instead we are "working out many things according to worldly policy," Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 8, p. 249
not God's standards. But what is the solution? How will the church become the mighty force for good that she should be and must be to save a dying world? This article is dedicated to answering this most vital question from the storehouse of all truth: the Bible, and from the Spirit of Prophecy. *