Neglect (Separate page)

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

                n e g l e c t       ( 28  RELATED  PHRASES )                     

       The word  Neglect  appears  xxx  times in the published writings of Ellen White             See page on Original site

            +       Result of Neglect    ( 8 )

            +       none can neglect  ( 4 )     Key thought       >    Never to neglect   ( 6 )

            +       by your neglect    ( 10 )      >     by your neglect of duty

            +      by their neglect   ( 11 )     >    by their neglect of others  ( 4 )

                 Neglecting the work   ( 13 )     >    Neglecting the work of serving God  ( 2 )

Christ has said that we shall have the poor always with us, and He unites His interest with that of His suffering people. The heart of our Redeemer sympathizes with the poorest and lowliest of His earthly children. He tells us that they are His representatives on earth. He has placed them among us to awaken in our hearts the love that He feels toward the suffering and oppressed. Pity and benevolence shown to them are accepted by Christ as if shown to Himself. An act of cruelty or neglect toward them is regarded as though done to Him.  Patriarchs and Prophets, page 535.3

 

                                                                               Neglect  to  .  .  .      ( 769 )                                                                                           

                +     Neglect to correct  ( 9 )   >   neglect to discipline  ( 1 )

                +     Neglect to hear  (  )  >   neglect to hear the church  (  )

                    Neglect to observe   (  )

                +     Neglect to Search the Scriptures   (  )

                +     Neglect to teach your children    ( 14 )

                +     Neglect to walk in the light   (  )

                                                                                       Neglect  of  .  .  .                                                                                                      

                   +     Neglect of duty    (  )      >   by your neglect of duty     >      Unfulfilled duty
                                                     ►    Neglect of your own duty  ( 3 )         Neglected Duty   ( 27 )    
                                                      >    Failed to do your duty  
(quote below)

                   +     Neglect of a known duty    ( 5 )

                       neglect of others  ( 4 )

                   +     neglect of the afflicted  ( 3 )    >   neglect of the erring  ( 1 )   key

                   +     neglect of the prayer meeting  (  )     ( see prayer meeting )

                   +     Neglect of the Word of God    (  )

                   +     Neglect of self-examination   (  )    2T 511

 

                 Sin  of  neglect 

                  +    Sin of Neglect  ( 14 )       ►     sins of neglect   ( 7 )

                     Sinful Neglect  ( 55 )

                  +    Willful neglect   (  )    >

 

                 Negligence

      +    Habits of negligence  ( 6 )     >    Habit of negligence  ( 4 )

      +

       My  personal  favorites
 

It is in this life that we are to separate sin from us, through faith in the atoning blood of Christ. Our precious Saviour invites us to join ourselves to Him, to unite our weakness to His strength, our ignorance to His wisdom, our unworthiness to His merits. God's providence is the school in which we are to learn the meekness and lowliness of Jesus. The Lord is ever setting before us, not the way we would choose, which seems easier and pleasanter to us, but the true aims of life. It rests with us to co-operate with the agencies which Heaven employs in the work of conforming our characters to the divine model. None can neglect or defer this work but at the most fearful peril to their souls.  Great Controversy, page  623.2
 
God does not generally work miracles to advance his truth. If the husbandman neglects to cultivate the soil after sowing his seed, God works no miracle to counteract the sure result of neglect. In the harvest he will find his field barren. God works according to great principles which he has presented to the human family, and it is our part to mature wise plans, and set in operation the means whereby God shall bring about certain results. Those who make no decided effort, but simply wait for the Holy Spirit to compel them to action, will perish in darkness. We would ask those who are waiting for a miracle, What means have been tried which God has placed within your reach? We would ask those who are hoping for some supernatural work to be done, who simply say, "Believe, believe," Have you submitted yourself to the revealed command of God? The Lord has said, "Thou shalt," and, "Thou shalt not." Let all study the parable of the talents, and realize that to every man God has given his work,--to every man he has entrusted his talents, that by exercising his ability, he may increase his efficiency. You are not to sit still, and do nothing in the work of God. There is work, earnest work, to be done for the Master in overcoming evil habits that are condemned in the word of God, and in doing those good things that are there commanded. Individually, you must battle against evil, wrench yourself from all hurtful associations, study God's word, and pray for divine aid to war against the world, the flesh, and the devil. You need daily light from God to fight the good fight of faith.  {RH, September 28, 1897 par. 3}

 

I learned from letters received from you that you did not read the testimonies to those concerned and decidedly point out their errors. Here you failed to do your duty as President of the General Conference. You were presented to me in Council meetings, listening to the statement and decisions of strong minded and hard-hearted men who were not under the controlling influence of the Spirit of God. You knew that these decisions were not according to God’s order, yet you did not protest against them, and thus suffered them to pass as having received your sanction. Thus things have been going according to the will and impulse of men who are opposed to God’s will and are bringing in an order of things that God cannot accept or sanction. { 1888 1316.2 }  { PC 416.4 } 

 

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