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A Call to Medical Evangelism and Health Education, Page 41

and drinking. Adam and Eve lost Eden through the indulgence of appetite, and we only regain it by the denial of the same.—The Review and Herald, October 21, 1884.

When temperance is presented as a part of the gospel, many will see their need of reform. They will see the evil of intoxicating liquors, and that total abstinence is the only platform on which God's people can conscientiously stand. As this instruction is given, the people will become interested in other lines of Bible study.—Testimonies for the Church 7:75.

As we near the close of time, we must rise higher and still higher on the question of health reform and Christian temperance, presenting it in a more positive and decided manner. We must strive continually to educate the people, not only by our words but by our practice. Precept and practice combined have a telling influence.—Manuscript 87, 1908.


Chapter 8—Co-operation Between Medical and Evangelistic Work

How to Reveal Christ

How shall we reveal Christ? I know of no better way ... than to take hold of the medical missionary work in connection with the ministry.—Medical Ministry, 319.

Christ gave a perfect representation of true godliness by combining the work of a physician and a minister, ministering to the needs of both body and soul, healing physical disease, and then speaking words that brought peace to the troubled heart.—Counsels on Health, 528.

To Advance Together

The gospel and the medical missionary work are to advance together. The gospel is to be bound up with the principles of true

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