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Manuscript Releases, vol. 10 [Nos. 771-850], Page 319

MR No. 830—Work of Angels

If the youth come to school determined to obtain instruction that will fit them for the higher grade, ministering angels will attend them at every step. The still, small voice is speaking to them, saying, “This is the way, walk ye in it.” They must so conduct themselves that they will be susceptible to the influences of the Holy Spirit. Angels in the appearance of men will walk by the side of the student who will submit his will to God's will.

Heavenly messengers are sent to minister unto those who shall be heirs of salvation, and these would converse with the teachers if they were not so well satisfied with old customs and maxims, and the well-trodden path of tradition, if they were not so fearful of getting away from a certain line that keeps them under the shadow of the world. Men and women labor to obtain a class of food which is not calculated to strengthen spirituality, to give that wisdom, that knowledge, that higher education which comes from God, and which alone can give spiritual vigor and moral strength. Christ says, “Labour not for that meat which perisheth, but for that meat which endureth unto everlasting life, which the Son of God shall give unto you: for Him hath God the Father sealed” (John 6:27).—Manuscript 37, 1899, pp. 5-6. (“The Need for Consecrated Workers,” March 21, 1899.)

White Estate

Washington, D. C.,

January 27, 1981.

MR No. 831—This Material Was Published in Review and Herald, October 14, 1902

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