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Quotations from the writings of Ellen G. White with . . .
30  Phrases  related  to   the  B I B L E 
+    Cling to the Bible  (  )
+    Confidence in the Bible   ( 16 )     ►    Destroy confidence in the Bible

                                                                  ►     Implicit confidence in the Bible
+     Faith in the Bible    ( 27 )        ►     Undermines Faith in the Bible
+     In Harmony with the Bible    ( 13 )    >   In Harmony with the Scriptures  (  )
+     Take the Bible as it reads  ( 5 )    >   Take the Bible as it is  ( 5 )
+      the Old Testament  ( 543 )   >   fulfilled the old testament prophecies  ( 2 )
+      the New Testament  ( 351 )     >   English New Testament  ( 5 )
 the Bible is .  .  .     ( 705 ) 
+     The Bible is the great . . .     (18 )
+      The Bible is its own expositor   ( 13 )      Quote of the Month ( Sept. 2016 )
 Bible  .  .  .
+     Bible Sanctification
+      Bible History   ( 119 )
+      Bible Sabbath    ( see  Sabbath )
+      the Bible teaches us  (  )     >    the Scriptures teaches us  ( 4 )
+      Bible Truth      ( under construction )   ►   understanding of Bible Truth  ( 18 )
Bible  Study
+     Study the Bible    ( 219 )        ►     Studying the Bible  
+      Bible instruction   ( 53 )   >
+      Biblical Research    (   )
+     The Bible should never be studied without prayer
 .  .  . of the Bible
+     ignorance of the Bible  ( 3 )    >   ignorance of the Scriptures ( 18 )
+     principles of the Bible  (  )   >
   Religion of the Bible   ( 156 )     >    Bible Religion  ( 191 )
   Teaching of the Bible  (  )     Teachings of the Bible   ( 38 ) 
  Teachings of the Scriptures
+     Truths of the Bible  ( 183 )        >    Truths of the Word of God   ( 141 )
Related Phrases:       Scriptures     -     Word  of  God

          My personal favorite
I want you to read the Bible because you love it, not because you are driven to it, for then it will be an unpleasant task. But if you neglect the reading of the Bible, you will lose your love for it. Those who love the word of God are those who read it most. By reading and searching out scripture references, you will see the chain of truth, and will see new beauties in the word of God. While you make the Scriptures more your study, and become more familiar with them, you will be better fortified against the temptations of Satan. When inclined to speak, or act, wrong, some scripture will come to arrest you, and turn you right. It is not natural for the heart to love the Bible; but when it is renewed by grace, then the mind will feast upon the rich truths and promises contained in the word of God.  {Appeal to the Youth = AY 79.2}
The Bible is its own expositor. Scripture is to be compared with scripture. The student should learn to view the word as a whole, and to see the relation of its parts. He should gain a knowledge of its grand central theme, of God’s original purpose for the world, of the rise of the great controversy, and of the work of redemption. He should understand the nature of the two principles that are contending for supremacy, and should learn to trace their working through the records of history and prophecy, to the great consummation. He should see how this controversy enters into every phase of human experience; how in every act of life he himself reveals the one or the other of the two antagonistic motives; and how, whether he will or not, he is even now deciding upon which side of the controversy he will be found.   Education, page 190.2
Satan had urged on the papal priests and prelates to bury the word of truth beneath the rubbish of error,heresy, and superstition; but in a most wonderful manner it was preserved uncorrupted through all the ages of darkness. It bore not the stamp of man, but the impress of God. Men have been unwearied in their efforts to obscure the plain, simple meaning of the Scriptures, and to make them contradict their own testimony; but like the ark upon the billowy deep, the word of God outrides the storms that threaten it with destruction. As the mine has rich veins of gold and silver hidden beneath the surface, so that all must dig who would discover its precious stores, so the Holy Scriptures have treasures of truth that are revealed only to the earnest, humble, prayerful seeker. God designed the Bible to be a lessonbook to all mankind, in childhood, youth, and manhood, and to be studied through all time. He gave His word to men as a revelation of Himself. Every new truth discerned is a fresh disclosure of the character of its Author. The study of the Scriptures is the means divinely ordained to bring men into closer connection with their Creator and to give them a clearer knowledge of His will. It is the medium of communication between God and man.  Great Controversy page 69.2  Read entire chapter 4
The Bible was held as the foundation of faith, the source of wisdom, and the charter of liberty. Its principles were diligently taught in the home, in the school, and in the church, and its fruits were manifest in thrift, intelligence, purity, and temperance. One might be for years a dweller in  the Puritan settlement, "and not see a drunkard, or hear an oath, or meet a beggar."-- Bancroft, pt. 1, ch. 19, par. 25. It was demonstrated that the principles of the Bible are the surest safeguards of national greatness. The feeble and isolated colonies grew to a confederation of powerful states, and the world marked with wonder the peace and prosperity of "a church without a pope, and a state without a king."  Great Controversy, page 296.3
The Bible is the great lessonbook for the students in our schools. It teaches the whole will of God concerning the sons and daughters of Adam. It is the rule of life, teaching us of the character that we must form for the future life. We need not the dim light of truth to make the Scriptures comprehensible. As well might we suppose that the noonday sun needs the glimmering torchlight of earth to increase its glory. The utterances of priest and minister are not needed to save men from error. Those who consult the divine Oracle will have light. In the Bible every duty is made plain. Every lesson given is comprehensible. Every lesson reveals to us the Father and the Son. The word is able to make all wise unto salvation. In the word the science of salvation is plainly revealed. Search the Scriptures, for they are the voice of God speaking to the soul.  {8T 157.2}
The Bible was not written for the scholar alone; on the contrary, it was designed for the common people. The great truths necessary for salvation are made as clear as noonday; and none will mistake and lose their way except those who follow their own judgment instead of the plainly revealed will of God. { CE 57.4 } 
"The spirit in which you come to the investigation of the Scriptures will determine the character of the assistant at your side. Angels from the world of light will be with those who in humility of heart seek for divine guidance. But if the Bible is opened with irreverence, with a feeling of self-sufficiency, if the heart is filled with prejudice, Satan is beside you, and he will set the plain statements of God's word in a perverted light." - GW 127.
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