Robert H. Pierson, was former president of the General Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Devotional 4


To inspire faith and courage to meet the crisis just ahead.

Judges 16:20: Must have God with us to meet any crisis successfully.

Thoughts to be Developed:
1. Some crises ahead world trouble spots.

2. Some spiritual crises ahead.

3. We must be prepared to meet these crises God can and will provide for us.

Supporting Scriptures:
Select your own appropriate scriptures that develop the thoughts suggested above.

Spirit of Prophecy and Other Helps:
See E. G. White Index and the S.D.A. Commentaries for comments on Scripture references. See also: 5T 71-Great crisis ahead; 8T 315-Relentless storm; are we prepared? EW 71-Many without shelter.

Use illustrations from your own experience. Make a careful survey of current world trouble spots (crises); use them under No. 1 of Thoughts to Be Developed.

Base on: "The tempest is coming, and we must get ready for its fury by having repentance toward God and faith toward our Lord Jesus Christ" (Ellen G. White, in ST, April 21,1890, [Quoted in MYP 89] ).