Best Quotes from Ellen G. White

By | August 5, 2016

True love is not a strong, fiery, impetuous passion. It is, on the contrary, an element calm and deep. It looks beyond mere externals, and is attracted by qualities alone. It is wise and discriminating, and its devotion is real and abiding.

Ellen G. White

A Christian reveals true humility by showing the gentleness of Christ, by being always ready to help others, by speaking kind words and performing unselfish acts, which elevate and ennoble the most sacred message that has come to our world.

Ellen G. White

Talk unbelief, and you will have unbelief; but talk faith, and you will have faith. According to the seed sown will be the harvest.

Ellen G. White

God’s promises are all on condition of humble obedience.

Ellen G. White

The greatest want of the world is the want of men – men who will not be bought or sold; men who in their inmost souls are true and honest; men who do not fear to call sin by its right name; men whose conscience is as true to duty as the needle to the pole; men who will stand for the right though the heavens fall.

Ellen G. White

The mother cannot expect her daughter to understand the mysteries of housekeeping without education. She should instruct them patiently, lovingly, and make the work as agreeable as she can by her cheerful countenance and encouraging words of approval. If they fail once, twice, or thrice, censure not.

Ellen G. White

The great moral powers of the soul are faith, hope, and love.

Ellen G. White

A person whose mind is quiet and satisfied in God is in the pathway to health.

Ellen G. White

The perfection of Christian character depends wholly upon the grace and strength found alone in God.

Ellen G. White

Do not sit down in Satan’s easy chair of do-little, but arise and aim at the elevated standard which it is your privilege to attain.

Ellen G. White

Do not sit down in Satan’s easy chair of do-little, but arise and aim at the elevated standard which it is your privilege to attain.

Ellen G. White

Jesus alone cleanses from sin; He only can forgive our transgressions.

Ellen G. White

God tests and proves us by the common occurrences of life. It is the little things which reveal the chapters of the heart.

Ellen G. White

Do not borrow the productions of other men’s brains and pens and recite them as a lesson; but make the most of the talents, the brain power, that God has given you.

Ellen G. White

We need no fanciful teaching regarding the personality of God. What God desires us to know of Him is revealed in His word and His works. The beautiful things of nature reveal His character and His power as Creator.

Ellen G. White

All the riches of the world are not of sufficient value to redeem one perishing soul.

Ellen G. White

The masses will reject any theory, however reasonable it may be, if it lays a restriction upon the appetite.

Ellen G. White

I had often sought for the peace there is in Christ, but I could not seem to find the freedom I desired. A terrible sadness rested on my heart. I could not think of anything I had done to cause me to feel sad; but it seemed to me that I was not good enough to enter Heaven, that such a thing would be altogether too much for me to expect.

Ellen G. White

Let me tell you that the children from their very birth are born to evil. Satan seems to have control of them. He seems to take possession of their young minds, and they are corrupted. Why do fathers and mothers act as though a lethargy was upon them? They do not mistrust that Satan is sowing evil seed in their families.

Ellen G. White

The words of Christ are of more worth than the opinions of all the physicians in the universe.

Ellen G. White

The sin which is indulged to the greatest extent, which separates us from God and produces so many spiritual disorders, and which are contagious, is selfishness.

Ellen G. White

God requires his people to shine as lights in the world. It is not merely the ministers who are required to do this, but every disciple of Christ. Their conversation should be heavenly.

Ellen G. White

The life of Christ was a life of humble simplicity, yet how infinitely exalted was his mission. Christ is our example in all things.

Ellen G. White

If you lose Heaven, you lose everything; if you gain Heaven, you gain everything.

Ellen G. White

We are not called upon to enter into controversy with those who hold false theories. Controversy is unprofitable. Christ never entered into it. ‘It is written’ is the weapon used by the world’s Redeemer. Let us keep close to the Word. Let us allow the Lord Jesus and His messengers to testify. We know that their testimony is true.

Ellen G. White

The young among us are, as a general thing, allied to the world. But few maintain a special warfare against the internal foe. But few have an earnest, anxious desire to know and do the will of God.

Ellen G. White

Every merciful act to the needy, the suffering, is as though done to Jesus.

Ellen G. White

Music is made one of Satan’s most attractive agencies to ensnare souls; but, when turned to a good account, it is a blessing. When abused, it leads the unconsecrated to pride, vanity, and folly.

Ellen G. White

God gave our first parents the food He designed that the race should eat. It was contrary to His plan to have the life of any creature taken. There was to be no death in Eden. The fruit of the trees in the garden was the food man’s wants required.

Ellen G. White

The gospel is a message of peace. Christianity is a system which, received and obeyed, would spread peace, harmony, and happiness throughout the earth.

Ellen G. White

Religion will prove to the believer a comforter and a sure guide to the fountain of true happiness.

Ellen G. White

A minister of Jesus Christ should not be regardless of his attitude. If he is the representative of Jesus Christ, his deportment, his attitude, his gestures, should be of that character which will not strike the beholder with disgust.

Ellen G. White

True generosity is too frequently eaten up by prosperity and riches.

Ellen G. White

A consecrated Christian life is ever shedding light and comfort and peace.

Ellen G. White

Christ tears away the wall of partition, the self-love, the dividing prejudice of nationality, and teaches a love for all the human family.

Ellen G. White

It is labor that keeps the strong man strong. And spiritual labor, toil and burden-bearing, is what will give strength to the church of Christ.

Ellen G. White

Whatsoever is done out of pure love, be it ever so little or contemptible in the sight of men, is wholly fruitful; for God measures more with how much love one worketh, than the amount he doeth.

Ellen G. White

The last great delusion is soon to open before us. Antichrist is to perform his marvelous works in our sight So closely will the counterfeit resemble the true that it will be impossible to distinguish between them except by the Holy Scriptures.

Ellen G. White

The name, Seventh-day Adventist, is a standing rebuke to the Protestant world. Here is the line of distinction between the worshipers of God, and those who worship the beast, and receive his mark. The great conflict is between the commandments of God and the requirements of the beast.

Ellen G. White

Study and work and work and study will keep in active exercise both the physical and mental. These two, rightly conducted, will not war against each other.

Ellen G. White

If Christians will obey the instructions given to them by Christ and his inspired apostles, they will adorn the religion of the Bible, and save themselves much perplexity and severe trials, which they attribute to their afflictions in consequence of believing unpopular truth.

Ellen G. White

The hope of eternal life is not to be taken up upon slight grounds. It is a subject to be settled between God and your own soul; settled for eternity. A supposed hope, and nothing more, will prove your ruin.

Ellen G. White

The young are in great danger. Much evil results from their light and trifling reading. Much time is lost which should be spent in useful employment. Some would even deprive themselves of sleep that they might finish some ridiculous love story.

Ellen G. White

Do not neglect secret prayer, for it is the soul of religion.

Ellen G. White

I lift my voice of warning against praising or flattering your ministers. I have seen the evil, the dreadful evil, of praising ministers. Never, never speak a word in the praise of ministers to their faces. Exalt God.

Ellen G. White

Only the love that flows from the heart of Christ can heal. Only He in whom that love flows, even as the sap in the tree or the blood in the body, can restore the wounded soul.

Ellen G. White

Why the Christian life is so difficult to many is because they have a divided heart. They are double-minded, which makes them unstable in all their ways.

Ellen G. White

Children that have been petted and waited upon, always expect it; and if their expectations are not met, they are disappointed and discouraged. This same disposition will be seen through their whole lives, and they will be helpless, leaning upon others for aid, expecting others to favor them and yield to them.

Ellen G. White

Every act, every deed of justice and mercy and benevolence, makes heavenly music in Heaven.

Ellen G. White

In consequence of our limited ideas of the sufferings of Christ, we place a low estimate upon the great work of the atonement. The glorious plan of man’s salvation was brought about through the infinite love of God the Father. In this divine plan is seen the most marvelous manifestation of the love of God to the fallen race.

Ellen G. White

If you are suffering from your intemperance in eating or in drinking, we that are around you, or associated with you, are affected by your infirmities. We have to suffer on account of the course you pursue, which is wrong. If it has an influence to lessen your powers of mind or body, we are affected by it.

Ellen G. White

God’s people are peculiar. Their spirit cannot mingle with the spirit and influence of the world. You do not wish to bear the Christian name and yet be unworthy of it.

Ellen G. White

Fixed principles of truth are the only safeguard for youth.

Ellen G. White

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