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Manuscript Releases, vol. 1 [Nos. 19-96], Page 60

MR No. 26—Statements Regarding Thoughts on Daniel and the Revelation

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I consider that that book [Thoughts on Daniel and the Revelation] should go everywhere. It has its place and will do a grand, good work. Letter 25a, 1889, p. 3. (To Brother Eldridge, September 8, 1889.)

[Speaking, in the nineties, of Elder Smith's books, one of the leaders in our colporteur work asked Mrs. White]:

“You believe they are inspired, do you not?” Letter 15, 1895, p. 5. (To Mr. Frank Belden, June 8, 1895.)

[Indicative of her recognition of the folly of the question, she replied]:

“You may answer that question, I shall not.” Ibid.

Thoughts on Daniel and the Revelation

The canvassing work is one of the Lord's appointed agencies for extending the knowledge of the truth for this time. Canvassers have an important work to do. The Lord can and will work through them if they will earnestly prepare themselves to do what they can. The effort made to circulate Christ's Object Lessons is demonstrating what can be done in the canvassing field. To those who are working with this book, I would say, After the immediate necessity is met, do not lose your zeal, feeling that there is no further need for special effort. Sell the book wherever you can, and bring our larger books to the notice of the people.

Especially should the book Daniel and the Revelation be brought before people as the very book for this time. This book contains the message which

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