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Manuscript Releases, vol. 3 [Nos. 162-209], Page 424

All who study the word are represented as eating the word, feeding on Christ.... Even as the bodily necessities must be supplied daily, so the word of God must be daily studied—eaten and digested and practiced. This sustains the nourishment, to keep the soul in health.—Letter 4, 1902, p. 3. (To Dear Granddaughters, Ella and Mabel White,” January 1, 1902.)

If the law could have been abolished, Christ need not have died, but He came, the only begotten Son, to die and suffer for the human family. Now He says, “He that believeth on Me, the works that I do shall he do also; and greater works than these shall he do; because I go unto My Father” (John 14:12).—Manuscript 12, 1894, 5. (No title, February 18, 1894.)

It is impossible for man to change the institution of the Sabbath. When God laid the foundations of the earth he laid the foundations of the Sabbath. He rested on the Sabbath, and sanctified it, and pronounced it holy. They were to keep it for a sign to a thousand generations, and by that time we shall be in the city of God. This is worth your thinking about. We cannot be sanctified through error. We have an open Bible. Where is your foundation for Sunday?—Manuscript 17, 1893, 6, 7. (“The Law and the Love of God,” March 26, 1893.)

All who keep the Sabbath in truth bear the mark of loyalty to God. They are representatives of His kingdom. Their light is to shine forth to others in good works. We are not merely to observe the Sabbath as a legal matter, we are to be intelligent in regard to its spiritual bearing upon all the

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