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1. Medical Missionary Work: The Biblical & Spirit of Prophecy Foundation for Its Purpose

John Torquato Wayne Kablanow



  • December 31, 2015
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This message was presented at the Jew Y.C. twenty fifteen conference called chosen in lieu of a Kentucky. For other resources like this visit us online. A W W W G Y C web. Orgy. Your father we are grateful for the opportunity to spend time with you today. And as we speak about this message this last day message. Of the three main jewels and how it relates to medical ministry pray that you'll help us to lay a foundation that will be a blessing in me encourage me and. Thank you Jesus. In your name we pray man. Well I'm glad that you come today. I have Pastor wink a blotto here. To my left and past when combine of myself and Dr John her Quatro and. We've worked together for approximately ten years. Doing a medical ministry in various forms and and the panhandle. Of northern Idaho. Hate in Idaho Spokane Washington areas as well. So we're going to share with you today is going to be a series of four lectures will be two more one on Friday one Sabbath the talk about medical missionary work. From various aspects that we've identified. The purpose is really to encourage you and to a currency by giving you a really sound foundation to understand really what it is you're trying to do from our perspective and what we should try to do as medical ministers. Today. We have slides. If you would like to get slides or notes. All you have to do is send an e-mail to this address. A medical ministry. All one word. A medical ministry at G.-Mail dot com. Doesn't matter about capital ice. It's just an e-mail address a medical mystery at G. Mail dot com. If you send an e-mail to that address asking for notes. You'll get an e-mail back instantly. And that should give you links to all of our presentations. There it is on the screen right now. Yes. A medical mystery at G. Mail dot com. That's correct. It should give you access to all of our notes all of our slides and then a plethora of other medical ministry materials that you might find helpful. As you pursue the Gospel medical ministry. A comprehensive method of going after service for the Lord in this way. So let's see in then. Really what we want to do today is we want to just kind of give you some of the foundational principles and show how the three of those messages related to medical ministry we've heard this I don't know about you. I'm a physician I've been a physician for. You know eighteen years. And sometimes I have a hard time grasping the concept of how these two thicket. And we'd like to set that foundation up for you today. So you understand because if you have that it becomes a very powerful Foundation for you to know where to go next. Right from the very beginning want to tell you that we're going to be using a lot of Bible. And a lot of spirit of prophecy. Because that's the strength that we're going to work from those. Those two sources provide us the foundation we want. And overall I think that by having that in your own hands for your own study. You'll be able to move in the direction you need to independently. Because you'll have God's word guiding you. So we want to begin with by defining what medical ministry is all about what is what is medical ministry how to how do you define it. Is it very narrow you have to be a doctor. You know. Medical ministry is very broad. And you have to be a doctor you have to be a nurse you don't have to be an a health professional and of any kind. But to show you how broad the medical missionary work we want to give you a scripture. To begin with a Matthew twenty five thirty four thirty six. Then the king will say to those on his right hand. Come. You bless it and my Father inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world. For I was hungry and you gave me food. I was thirsty and you gave me drink. I was a stranger in you took me an end naked in you clothes me. I was sick. And you visited me. I was in prison and you came to me. OK. We didn't practices ahead of time. Sorry. But before. So you see the eat the idea that medical missionary work. Is a very broad work we're going to get back to this scripture. Little bit later on this morning. But this is one of the most powerful medical missionary passages in the Bible. And it deals with a broad spectrum of work. Of just showing love to people loving them in their need. Where they are at at the present time. You know. Last night's presentation by. Natasha was just right on target. That is what medical missionary work. Is all about. So with this. I want to give you a a very. I think maybe a bold statement. Some people may think it's crazy. But we want to defend this statement here this morning. And here it is. The medical missionary work. Nice be combined with the gospel work. Before the latter rain will fall. Let that soak in for a moment. Stated another way the latter rain. Holy Spirit will not come until the gospel work. And the medical missionary work a combined. In the way that Jesus. Combined them. We can pray. We can do all kinds of. You know night vigils and all kinds of wonderful things. But until this one essential ingredient is combined with the gospel. We will be here on this earth. A long long time. Medical missionary work in compass is a spirit. It's the spirit of loving and sacrificial sacrifice. It is a theme that recurs throughout the time that we're going to be talking here you going to see this theme. Constantly interwoven into the whole concept of missionary medical missionary work. It is this a this demonstration of the character of God that we are to actually produce. This loving sacrificial service is actually demonstrating the self sacrificing loving character of God in his demonstrating a variety of ways. Often it's in the realm of health. Because that's where the need is often found. But the idea is we go wherever the need is. Anyway that we relieve suffering. Give encourage mint. Inspire hope. That is considered medical missionary work. It until this type of character is reproduced in God's people. The character of Christ and tell. Christ character is reproduced in our lives doing this kind of thing. The latter rain will not fall. So we want to start off with just sharing with you a couple Spirit of Prophecy what Taishan. And then we're going to dive into a study of the three angels. Actually the four angels messages of Revelation. Fourteen and seventeen. But to begin with Christ object lessons. And here we go. The fruit of the spirit his love joy peace. Longsuffering gentleness goodness. Faith. Meekness temperance going to jump down a little bit. When the fruit is brought forth. Immediately he put it in the circle. Because the harvest is come. Christ is waiting with longing desire for the manifestation of himself in his church. When the character of Christ. Perfectly reproduced in his people. Then he will come to claim them as his own going on in the next paragraph but to hasten the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. Coming out of second Peter three. We all who prefer. We're all who profess the name. Bearing the fruit of his glory. How quickly the world would be sown with the seed of the gospel. Quickly the last great artist would be ripened and Christ would come. And so we need to have that type of character development in us. Again in reviewing Harold judge July twenty one eight hundred ninety six. Notice that. That bold statement at the bottom says. Until this benevolence this love is brought into an active. Experience. God's because what God's blessing. Cannot come upon his people in its fullness and. What. What's the talking about there. The latter rain. Until this benevolence until this love until this. This character that. That was demonstrated by Jesus is brought into active experience. Exercise. God's blessing cannot come upon his people. And then going on in that same passage. I'm just going to read the the bold statement. All of this is. If you do the A in medical ministry. Dot dot com. All of this will be on there and you can download it and. Have you have it in context. But the great outpouring of the Spirit of God This isn't the same context so that in a previous slide. The great help bring in the Spirit of God That's the lettering. Which lightens the whole earth. With his glory. Will not come until we have an enlightened people that nobody experience what it means to be labors together with God. When we have entire whole hearted consecration to the service of Christ. God will recognize the fact by an outpouring of his spirit without major. Going on to the next slide that we're going to go and just read through things. A statement that's made in the home and missionary in November one thousand eight hundred ninety. It states. It is through the church. That the self sacrificing of Jesus is to be made manifest to the world. But by the by the present example of the church. The character of Christ is mis represented. How in the false concept of him is given to the world. See this is the why the. The Lord cannot impart to his church the fullness of his blessing to honor the church in a distinguished manner before the world would be to put his seal upon their works. Confirming this false representation of his character. When the church shall come out of the world and be separate from its maxims habits and practice is the Lord Jesus will work with his people. He will pour a large measure of His Spirit upon them in the world will know that The Father loves them and should the work Lord work. As his heart longs to do. It would be. But confirm them in their self esteem and self. Exhortation for where they are now. A revival of true godliness. Among Us. Is the greatest. And the most urgent. Of our needs. Do you see this character of Christ coming out again. This self sacrificing Bob. The whole purpose of the medical missionary work and the reason is connected to the three angels message is because it's preparing us to change in character. The Been efficient work that we do the benevolent work that is done is all done under the guidance of the gospel to bring people to Christ. But it changes. Us because we are personally invested. God is altering man. So until we have this self sacrificing selfless gospel. We will not see the light of rainfall. The question is do we have that. Today. Stay tuned. The next session. We're going to be digging into that more in depth. But for now. We're going to launch into a study of the three angels messages and medical event was I'm so the first. The first angels message is in Revelation Chapter fourteen in verse six. When I saw another angel flying in the midst of heaven. Having the everlasting gospel. To priests of those who dwell on the earth to every nation. Tribe tongue. And people so here's an announcement of the end time gospel. But let me ask you how many different gospels are there in the world today. You realize that there are forty three thousand. Christian denominations. In our world today. So how do you know which one is right. Go to a call to. Medical advance of them health education page seven. The Lord will give you success in this work for the Gospel is the power of God unto salvation. When it is in are woven with the practical life. When it is lived and practiced notices the union of Christ like work for the body and Christ like work for the soul is the true. What interpretation of the gospel. And so if we don't have the combination of that a work of Christ for the body. And the work of Christ. For the soul together. Combined. Do we have the true Gospel. One more statement here. Testimonies by him six. Notice that last part. The medical ministry. Missionary work. Is the Gospel in illustration. We must have that illustration of the gospel. So what if the medical missionary work is left out of the gospel work. Do we have the true Gospel. If we left the gospel. On the other hand out of the medical missionary work. We don't have the true gospel either. And if we don't have the true Gospel. Then what do we have. So let's go on with the first angels message. Sometimes I have a hard time understanding this. This message in trying to figure out right so what's it saying to me today. Revelation fourteen seven Angel came same with a loud voice Fear God and give glory to Him for the hour of his judgment has come and worship Him who made the heaven in the earth the season the springs of water. To fear God is more than just to reference him. It is to take his word seriously to demonstrate that we respect to fear to honor to reverence. By the lives we live. To take seriously and believe it and act like we believe it. Noticed Deuteronomy Terry one verse twelve. The last part there says fear the Lord your God and carefully observe all the words of this law in Proverbs one seven. The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge. And General Conference bulletins I wish to tell you that soon there will be no work done in ministry aligns but medical missionary work. The work of the Minister is to ministers time that we take these words seriously. We need to demonstrate that we believe the words that are given to us by inspired by the Holy Spirit has given these. And we need to act upon them. In the crest collection it. There's a statement says those who claim to believe the truth should obey the Word of God. Just as it reads practicing its instruction to fear God is to take his word seriously myself not to help you. Before I see somebody in an office. I need to be able to share from what's inside. And before I see somebody in a health ministry program. I need to be walking somehow in that way to fear God is to take his word seriously and believe it and act like. We believe the next phrase in the first dangerous message is to give glory to him. And we give glory to God by revealing the fullness of his character in a life of obedience to God's glory is His character. And to reveal that character in a character of love compassion and self-sacrifice and humility is how we give glory to him. Much more than just by singing his praises. But it's a life of glory. Revealing his character. John seventeen forces I have glorified you on earth. And I have finished the work which you. You have given me to do. And if you read down in desire of ages page two seventeen it says his glory was shown in his conduct session. To our lowest state his sacrifice. Demonstrated his glory. And in the book. My life today. The work specified in these words. You know is a fifty eight. Is the work God requires his people to do it is the work God's own of God's own appointment. The work of advocating the commandments of God and talks it goes on a says mingled with compassion for suffering humanity. We do good to proclaim the Ten Commandments. But are we demonstrating compassion. Along with that the love of jesus love. Revealed for suffering humanity. Give significance and power to the truth. In reviewing Herald. August twenty ninth you know three Christ came to this world as the great medical missionary and when his example is followed. Medical missionary work will be carried forward in a much higher plane than it is at present time. God calls for a reconversion amongst the Gospel teachers and expects your monk physicians and other medical missionary workers. That Christ may not be misrepresented and put to shame. Glorifying God is to reveal that character of Christ in our practice. I don't know if we are. Maybe this morning it's kind of like drinking out of a firelit fire hydrant or. We're giving you a lot of a lot of statements a lot of quotations. But basically what we want is the Word of God to speak to your hearts. Today. OK. Another statement a ministry of healing. The world needs today what it needed nine thousand five hundred years ago what did it need nine hundred years ago. It needed Jesus. A revelation of Christ. But it needs the same thing today. A great work of reform is demanded. And it is only through the grace of Christ. That the work of restoration physical mental and spiritual can be accomplished. The practical revelation of Christ is what the first angels message is calling for a practical demonstration of the character of God. And that's a message for today. The we are to bear. First in our lives. And also in our practice. The hour of his judgment has come the judgment is when God's people are sealed in. So what's the ceiling and what's the judgment. Thing. All about you know. Let's take a look at it in Revelation seven versus two to four. When I saw another angels ascending from the East having the seal of the Living God let me just pause here. You who are Bible students. When does the ceiling take place. When before the latter rain. OK. Yeah. When does the ceiling take place in regard to the judgment. The ceiling takes place in the judgment doesn't it. The ceiling takes place in the judgment. OK. When your name is gone up in the judgment. And you are declared eternally. Loyal to God then you're sealed. The ceiling in the judgment. Are basically one in the same event for us. So let's look at us. When I saw another angel sent in from the East having the seal living God. And he cried with a loud voice to the four angels to whom it was granted to harm the Earth in the sea saying do not harm the earth the sea or the trees to we have sealed the servants of our God on their what. Foreheads. Now. Have something I haven't as what do we know is the seal. I think I've heard the Sabbath. How many say the Sabbath. And the Ten Commandments. And you're right. In a way. OK. You're right in a way. OK. There's one of the passage notice the seal of God is put in their foreheads. It's called Revelation fourteen in verse one. And then I looked and behold a lamb standing on and Zion. And with him one hundred and forty four thousand all backing up going on to we are still the silver silver got on their foreheads. And I heard the number of those who were sealed how many hundred forty four thousand all the tribes Jordan River an elk a Revelation fourteen one. This same group of people who had that seal. Put on their foreheads. Then I heard the number. And I looked and behold an lamb standing on the man's land with one hundred forty four thousand. Having his father's name written where on the foreheads. The father's name. Is this seal. Now a name. Carries character doesn't it. When I say the name. Hitler. What type of character comes to mind when I say the name. Jessa bill. What kind of character comes to mind when I say the name Jesus. What type of character comes to mind. The name carries the character. And so what is put upon the minds. The forehead the frontal lobe. Where the decision. Moral decisions are made. What's put there. The character of Jesus. That is the seal of God. Now the Sabbath. Is this sign of the seal. If you remember back in the Old Testament says. The Sabbath is the sign is the sign that our God is doing what. Sanctifying us. And what is sanctifying developing the character of Jesus. The Sabbath. Is that what I feel like to say is the Sabbath is the sign of the seal. The seal is the Holy Spirit. Putting the character of Jesus in our in our minds. In our lives. The Sabbath. Is that sign that Jesus is doing that now. In Child Guidance page one hundred two states the seal of the Living God will be placed upon those only who Barry likeness to Christ. In character and Christian experience and teachings. These are receive. Receiving the heavenly mold and preparing for the seal of God in their foreheads. When that he create goes forth in the stamp is impressed. Their character. Will remain pure and spotless. For eternity. But what is the judgment all about. It's not only about us. But it's primarily about God in Christ object lessons. To ninety six. The Lord desires through his people to answer statements charges. By showing the results of obedience to right principles. And the materials. Page seventeen. Ten. The truth of this time the third Angel's method used to be proclaimed with a loud voice. Meaning with increasing power as we approach the great and final test this test. Must come to the churches in connection with the true. Medical missionary work. It work that has the great position to dictate in preside. In all it comprehends. The judgment our call is a call to have God's character fully developed within his believers. Jesus demonstrates God's character through acts of love compassion. Healing of the body in the mind in the soul. He was the great medical missionary. The judgment is as much or more about the judgment of God. Is it. It is a judgment that regarding his word that his people can even develop the character of haven't. He said that he could. He said his people could develop that kind of character. And now the hour of his judgment is come. Can he pull it off in the eyes of his people. Will we have the character of God. Will we consent to let him change us. It's God who's being judged as to whether his gospel will really work in us. Or not mean that. Did you catch that last say that again John. It's God who is being judged as to whether his gospel will really work in us. Or not and. Let's move on now to the next phrase in the first dangerous message. Worship him. And by the way. You know we're going through this point by point step by step. But there is far much more in these messages. Three inches messages than than what we're able to cover and. In one hour. We're going to give you what we see as how these messages are connected to the medical missionary work. Closely. So worship him. We become in character. Like what we were ship. OK. God. And you know you might think well why does God want to worship him. Does he just love to see is just kind of gravel in the dust and lay down before him and he gets. He gets his kicks out of that. No but it's because he knows that we will become like whom we were ship. In Matthew chapter is twenty four and Chapters twenty five. And Jesus addresses. The topic of his second coming. In chapter twenty four he deals with the issue of the signs of His coming. In chapter twenty five he tells three stories. To help us to know how to prepare for his coming and. The first dory. Is the story of the ten virgins. Five wise and five foolish. The only difference was the only difference between these two groups one had the all of the Holy Spirit. And one did not carry. And the oil is a representation of the Holy Spirit. But what is the work of the Holy Spirit in our hearts. To develop the character Jesus. And so the first story deals with the character Jesus tells us that that is what is is absolutely necessary to be ready for Christ coming. The second story is the story of the ten talents and emphasizes the importance of putting to work. That which God has given us in K.. This also focuses on character. Being diligent in the work. Instead of being slothful. But the third story. This third story is the third is the story that we least focus on. But may I just say this that it is the. It is the. The central focus. This is the. The clincher. In Christ sermon on preparing for Christ coming. This third story is the real. What do I say the that. It's Christ punchline. For the entire discourse on the coming of Christ. And this story brings us to an unmistakable description of the character a Jesus is looking for in his people and character is what we're ship is intended to development us. So we're talking about worship God through character. And what does that look like it's very clear to us. Christ gives us no question as to what he's talking about. When he says in Matthew twenty five thirty one through forty six. When the Son of Man comes in His glory and all the angels with him. He will sit on the throne of His glory in the nation's gathered before him he will separate them one from another as a shepherd divides his sheep from the go. And he will set the sheep on his right but on the with the goats on his left going to skip down a bit. And these are the key criteria that he used to determine that the character of his people have been reproduced. You gave me food. You gave me drink. You took me in you closed me. You visited me. You came to me. Further down in as much as you did it to one of the least of these my brother and. You did it unto me. That was the character of Christ reproduced in his people coming out in a demonstration of that loving self sacrificing character of God. Rightly representing the character of our Savior. Now let's compare. Let's Now compare that to those who are on his left. The words he used. You gave me no food. You gave me no drink. You did not take me in. You did not clothed me. You did not visit me. Again for their down in as much as you did not do it to one of the least of these. You did not do it to mean. So the first angels message is a call to demonstrate the character of God within his last day people by self sacrificing loving benevolent work on behalf of others. In response to the love that God has for us. The key is God has loved us so much that are yearning just like Natasha said the other night it was so right on the love that comes from our hearts will boil out in acts of devotion. Seen in loving sacrifice and works of benevolence. So let's move forward now in our study to him. I should say the second Angel's mess is ever go. Second angels message. The first angels messages. Is kind of the positive message. And second and third begin to get a little heavy. But we need to look at them because they carry a very important message to us. So it says the second Angel's messy Revelation fourteen verse eight. And another angel followed saying. Bablon is what. Fallen as well and a great city because he has made all nations drink of the wine of the wrath of her fornication. In the book. The faith I live by is the message. But the message of the second. Angel did not reach its complete fulfillment in eight hundred forty four. The church is then experienced a moral fall. But that fall was not complete as they have continued to reject the special trues for this time. They have fallen lower and lower. The work of apostasy. Has not yet reached its called THE NATION. Now let me ask you Do you think it has fallen further. Today than it was an eight hundred forty four. Do you think Babyland his continuing to fall. And so the falling of babbling is the work of apostasy in the churches who have rejected. God's holy law. And notice how the work of apostasy. Is connected to the medical missionary work. John. Second Kings one two three four down through the lattice in his upper chamber in was in some area and was sick. As we sent messengers and said to them. Go inquire of bows above the God of a crime. Whether I should recover from this disease. A little further down. Is it not because there is not a god in Israel that you go to enquire about as above the God of a cron. Now therefore the dusty of the Lord down shall not come down from that bed. On which thou art gone up. But now shows surely die. Let's notice a couple of statements from the Spirit of Prophecy that deals with the God of that crime in this very story. About those above and how it is I went into apostasy. Noticed councils on Titan food. God has granted to his people great light. Yet we are not pleased to be on the reach of temptation. Who among us are seeking help from the gods of crime. Going on down. He wants relief. Talking about a person who who proclaims the truth who says he believes in in the messages. But his life. Habits. His lifestyle is far from it. He wants relief. But refuses to obtain it. At the price of self-denial. That man is worshipping at the shrine. A prevert it. Appetite. He is an idolater Who is he worshipping the GOT of Exxon. Again in medical ministry. Our people are now being tested. As to whether they will obtain their wisdom from the greatest teacher. The world ever knew or seek to the God of Akron. So the question is this Who are we taking our lead from in our work as a church. Are we taking our lead from the fallen churches around us. Or are we taking our lead from Jesus Christ through His Word. Are you following us. Babylon is fallen were we going for our information. Continuing on in that same passage. Those in our ranks who qualify as physicians or to receive only such education. As is in harmony with these divine. True going on and if you were reading the bolded statements by instructors who fear the Lord. And who are in harmony with his plans for the treatment of the sick. Where are we going for education for young people. Are we following God's plan. Or are we going after the album. So we're not to mimic the world. God's ways are not the world ways. And God's ways are not our ways. We find ourselves. We're shipping. I love. Appetite or worldly knowledge which God calls the God of the crown now is the time. And God is calling us to repent and repentance is the reason the second angel's message of warning is to is all about. We'd like to encourage others to take this same stand we who are more experienced in the work of God must learn what Jesus would have us do. And then ask him to help us to do it and not be intimidated by the world. So now it's going to turn our attention to the third angel's message. The thirteen goals message actually has two parts. The first part. Describes the last. At the end of time. The second part. Describes the saved. At the end of time. In Revelation fourteen nine through eleven. Let's just redid just in from the riser selves again. Then he thirteenth Will followed them saying with a loud voice. If anyone worship the beast and his image and receive his mark on his forehead or on his hand. He himself shall also drink the wine of the wrath of God which is poured out. Full strength into the cup of his indignation and he should be tormented with fire and brimstone in the presence of the holy angels in the presence of the Lamb. And the smoke of their torment ascends forever and ever and they have no rest day or night. Who worship the beast. And his image and whoever receives the mark of his name. You see there's two parts to this thirteen jewel. This thirteen was message. Revelation nine forty nine to eleven. Is in contrast to Revelation fourteen twelve. These two parts describe the two groups of people who will be present at the end of time. The characters. Of the worshippers of God in the characters of the worship of the worshippers of the beast characters that are opposite. So instead of focusing on the character of the beast worshippers. In one through eleven. But focus now on the character of God's worshippers. In twelve and draw some lesson from that. So verse twelve. Revelation fourteen twelve says. Here is the patients. Of the saints. Here are those who keep the commandments of God and the faith of Jesus. This description of God's last day people. Is all about character. The. The only way we can develop the character of Jesus is through the faith of Jesus and this is the essential connection between the three and his message and the medical missionary work. The only way that we can develop the character of Jesus is through the faith of Jesus. Evangelism. One ninety. Several have written to me inquiring if the message of Justification by Faith is the thirty and was message. And I have answered. It is the third angel's message in a verity Verity equals. Truth. The. The the thirteen jewels message and justification. My feet. Testimonies. Testimony is going on six page two sixty six. Thus genuine medical missionary work is bound up. Inseparably with the keeping of God's commandments of which the Sabbath is expression they mention since it is the great memorial of God's creative work it is observed it's observance is bound up in the work of restarting the moral image of God in man. The only way we can be obedient to the law of God is the same way then Jesus obeyed the law of God. The faith of Jesus and the faith of Jesus is obtained through faith in Jesus. The same quality of faith in Jesus exercises the quality of faith that we are called to exercise in this last day. It is the feed the Jenas they gave him the victory over indulgent appetite and made it so that we could say. The only way to overcome. And develop the character Jesus is through the through the faith of Jesus in the book confrontation. Page sixty three. The scene of trial with Christ in the wilderness was the foundation of the plan of salvation and used to fallen man that he whereby he in Christ's name may overcome. And then a page sixty two back a little bit. It is impossible for them to have exalted use of god or money in the back of men and women indulge appetite at the expense of health and their powers of intellect. So that they cannot appreciate the plan of salvation. What appreciation can such have of the Temptation of Christ in the wilderness and of the victory he gained. Upon the point of appetite these is the king of. It is impossible for them to have exalted use of God and realize the claims of his long as powerful and we're going to unpack that phrase the faith of Jesus. A little bit more. Later on today. Because that is a key phrase that we must understand. The Ten Commandments describe the character of Jesus. But how to make them a character. If not even our lives is through the faith of Jesus. Again in confrontation page sixty one. A large proportion of all the infirmities that afflict the human family. Are the results of their own wrong habits because of their willing ignorance or of their disregard of the light which God has given in relation to the laws of their being the bold part here. It is not possible for us to glorify God. While living in violation of the laws of hell. The heart cannot possibly maintain. Consecration to God. While the last full appetite is indulged out. How many can say ouch. Do we need repentance. Do we need to humble our hearts before the Lord a disease body and a disease intellect. Because of the continual indulgence of love hella hurtful lust makes sanctification of the body in spirit. What impossible. What does the Sabbath is supposed to be a sign of our sanctification. And so we can. We can totally annihilated. What the Sabbath is all about. Just by our indulgence. Notice that last phrase. And they that are crisis have crucified. The flesh with the affections and loss. Found in testimony of value me. He's seventy seven the medical missionary work is to be the work of the church. As the right arm. To the body. The third angel goes forth proclaiming the commandments of God and the feet of Jesus. The medical missionary work is the gospel in practice. All lines of work are to be harmoniously blended in giving the invitation calm for all things are now ready. You see when Ellen White is referring to the thirty and as messy as the message of justification by faith in verity or in truth. She's referring to Revelation fourteen in verse twelve that last night last of the passage of the thirteenth was messages to last verse. Here's the patience of the saints here those who keep the commandments of God and the faith of Jesus. The medical missionary work is the right harm. Of that message that the faith of Jesus is the power behind. That message. So now we need to turn. We looked at the first. We've looked at the three angels messages. But now we need to turn to the fourth angels message. The fourth angel's message is found in Revelation eighteen. And actually vs one through four. But we're going to take a look at the first three verses. To begin with after these things I saw another angel coming down from heaven having great authority and the earth was of them unaided with His glory. And he cried mightily with a loud voice saying Babylon the Great it's fallen. It's fallen in has become the dwelling place of demons. Now this earth being illuminated with His glory and his crying out with a loud voice. What is that referring to as some of the Evans What is the. What is are our language that we apply that to a loud cry and the aisle pouring of the Holy Spirit. Right. The latter rain of the Holy Spirit. The earth was alumina aided with His glory. That is the prophecy. For the latter rain. To be poured out. So the glory. The earth is a limited with His glory. Is very interesting. Whose glory is that. Let's look at the verse. After these things us on other angel. Who does the angel represent the angel represents you and me. Messengers going to the world. After these things I saw another angel coming down from heaven having great authority. And the earth was a lumen a did with his glory who's the his the angel. So the character. The glory is the character. The earth is a little unaided. With your character. But whose character is yours like. Because who only has glory. It's only as in we'll see in the later just later study. It's only as Jesus lives. Out. He is life. Within you and me. At this takes place. And this is what the medical were missionary work is all about. Because it's a revelation of the character of Jesus. The medical missionary work is the gospel in what in illustration. The world needs to see what the Gospel is like second printing three says. Three teen. John. Think it over. But we all with unveiled face beholding as in a mirror the glory read. Character of the Lord. Are being transformed into the image read. Character from glory. Character to glory. Character. Just as by the spirit of the Lord. So the force. Love cry of the four things was message. Is the lot of rain in order to understand the fourth angels message we must turn to the greatest medical missionary chapter in the Bible. And so we're going to turn. As our culmination here this morning in this first session. To Isaiah Chapter fifty eight. Cry aloud spare not lift up your voice like a trumpet and tell my people their transgression in the House of Jacob. Their sins. They seek me daily in the light know my ways as a nation they did righteousness and did not forsake the ordinance of their god. He asked me of justice. Of organ or this is of justice they take the light an approaching I. Why have we fasted they say and you have not seen. Why we have flicked it our souls and you've taken no notice in fact in the day you fast you find pleasure. And exploit your labors. Jumping down a little bit. That religious life. And God said. You call that a fast. Is this not the fast that I have chosen. To loose the bonds of wickedness to undo the heavy burdens to let the oppressed go free and break every you to share your bread with the hungry and that you bring to your house the poor who are cast out. When you see the naked you cover him and you hide not. Yourself from your own flesh. Then your light shall break forth like the morning. Going down further. The glory of the Lord shall be your rear guard. Then you will call in the Lord will answer you a cry and he will say Here I am. If you take away the yoke from your missed the pointing the finger and speaking of wooden We can it. If you extend your soul to the hungry and satisfy the afflicted soul. Then your light shows dawning in the darkness and your darkness shall be as the noonday in then use of the light yourself in the Lord. The medical missionary work. And the latter rain of the Holy Spirit are on separable. It is the true interpretation of the Gospel it is the gospel. Illustrated in demonstrating the lies and characters of God's true people through. Acts of loving sacrificial beneficence that demonstrate the character of God. Now we come to the conclusion. If the fourth angels message in verse four. And I heard another voice from heaven same come out of her. Who God's people. My people that you share in her sins and she was see that her plagues. Come out of the confusion. Produced by the blending of the work of God. With the ways of the world. As we receive the three angles message by faith. They will prepare us to receive the Latter Rain of the fourth angels that feeds. These messages are all about allowing Jesus to develop and to demonstrate his character in us. And it's exactly what the medical missionary work is designed to do to facilitate. What I want you to do is see why the medical missionary work must be combined with gospel work. They must be together. So the Holy Spirit will not be poured out. And in the latter rain. And tell both of those work together. Until their combined a medical missionary work. Is the true interpretation of the gospel. The medical missionary work. Illustrates and demonstrate to the Gospel in practical ways the medical missionary work. Reveals the true character of Jesus and defeat Satan's lies. Medical missionary work provides proves the God that the Gospel of Jesus Christ is able to do what it claims to do. Maybe now you can see where the worst evil were going to read a statement later today innocent in this seminar and says that the worst evil that can come upon our churches is when the work towards the body in the word towards the soul. Are separated. The medical missionary work. And the gospel work. Are separated. Brings the worst evil. Now you can see why the worst evil comes upon our churches when the medical missionary work. Is separated from the gospel work. Because then we do not have the true Gospel. When the true or not combine the Gospel is defective and crippled will pick up this theme in our next presentation. The from before we close this when we want to make a call to each one of you in our hearing. How many here will invite the great medical missionary. The great gospel. Medical missionary who is that Jesus inviting him into your hearts to empower you to be a gospel and medical missionary and to show forth. The character of Jesus to this world today. How many are willing to make that commitment. Me see your hands. Praise the Lord. John latest in prayer. Dear God we need to love you in return. We yearn to give you all its users are in the glory or that you deserve. We wish to give to you. We wish you understand. And you practice. That glory. To reveal or in our own lives. That you are truthful and you can change our characters that you can help us to be self sacrificing and self. Last and loving like you. You can change us so that who we are. We prayed your genes. That you will strengthen us. So that we can provide for you what you desire. You're a character. Made in US. Thank you Jesus we pray that you will strengthen us. As we contemplate your work in our lives. This message was recorded at the Jew I see twenty fifteen conference called chosen. Faithful in Louisville Kentucky. Do I see the supporting Ministry of a Seventh Day Adventist Church. Seeks to inspire young people to be bible based Christ centered and soul winning Christians to download or purchase other resources like this visit us online at W W W G Y C Web dot au or G.


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