Desire (Separate page)

    Quotations from the writings of Ellen G. White with . . .

         D E S I R E           (  10  RELATED  PHRASES )                      

            This  word  Desire  appears  7,380  times in the published writings of EGW          See page on Original site

         +     Desire  (  )  

         +     Great Desire  (  )

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                                      -  -   D e s i r e   t o  .  .  .                                                          

   The phrase  Desire to  .  .  .  appears  3,365 times in the published writings of EGW

     +    Desire to Exercise authority  (  )

     +     Desire to Know the Truth 

            Desire to be .  .  .   ( 427 )

              +     Desire to be Christian  (  )

                  Desire to be free       >    Desire to be freed from doubt   ( 3 )

              +     Desire to be first    ( 25 )

              +     Desire to be in harmony    ( 5 )

              +    Desire to be reconciled to God   ( 3 )

           Desire  to  be  like .  .  .

               +     Desire to be like Jesus   ( 6 )    >    Desire to be like Christ    ( 4 )
                                                                          >     Desire to be more like Him   ( 2 )

 

                        - -   Desire   for  .  .  .                                                                           

 

         Desire for power  (  )

Balaam "loved the wages of unrighteousness." 2 Peter 2:15. The sin of covetousness,which God declares to be idolatry, had made him a timeserver, and through this one fault Satan gained entire control of him. It was this that caused his ruin. The tempter is ever presenting worldly gain and honor to entice men from the service of God. He tells them it is their over conscientiousness that keeps them from prosperity. Thus many are induced to venture out of the path of strict integrity. One wrong step makes the next easier, and they become more and more presumptuous. They will do and dare most terrible things when once they have given themselves to the control of avarice and a desire for power.  Many flatter themselves that they can depart from strict integrity for a time, for the sake of some worldly advantage, and that having gained their object, they can change their course when they please. Such are entangling themselves in the snare of Satan, and it is seldom that they escape.  Patriarchs and Prophets, page 439.5

 

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                              coming soon                                      

 

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