Words of Hope…
The time of distress and anguish ahead of us will require a faith that can endure weariness, delay, and hunger, a faith that will not crumble even though it is tested severely. Jacob’s victory is an evidence of the power of persistent prayer. All who will lay hold
of God’s promises, as Jacob did, will succeed as he succeeded.
Wrestling with God—how few know what it is! When waves of despair sweep over the needy, praying ones, how few cling with faith
to the promises of God.
Fearful sights of a supernatural kind will soon appear in the heavens, in support of the power of miracle-working demons. Spirits of demons will go out to the “kings of the earth” and to the whole world, to urge them to unite with Satan in his last struggle against the government of heaven. People will come forward, pretending to be Christ Himself. They will perform miracles of healing and profess to have revelations from heaven that contradict the Scriptures.
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Source: Ellen G. White, The Great Hope, pp. 70-71