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Manuscript Releases, vol. 7 [Nos. 419-525], Page 411

MR No. 519—Christ the Manager of Our Institutions

The work of direction is to be left with the great Manager, while obedience to the word of the Lord is to be the aim of His workers.—Letter 112, 1907, p. 5. (To the Directors of the Nashville Sanitarium and the Southern Union Conference, March 10, 1907.)

Christ is the Way, the Truth, and the Life. Christ has consecrated the grave by passing through death. The Lord Jesus broke the fetters of the tomb, and proclaimed over the rent sepulcher of Joseph, “I am the resurrection, and the life.” (John 11:25.) The grave is consecrated by his presence. Footsteps of Him that bore the cross are traceable in His life and testify of His character.—Letter 103, 1898, pp. 3, 4. (To Sister Peck, November 21, 1898.)

We honor God and our Lord Jesus Christ when we rest in His love. You are one of the Lord's witnesses, whom He will never leave nor forsake. I am instructed to say to you, He has pardoned all your sins, and put upon you the white robe of His righteousness. All He requires of you now is to rest in His love. He has you in His keeping. You have fought the battles of the Lord Jesus Christ, you have kept the faith, and henceforth there is laid up for you a crown of life, to be your reward in that day when life and immortality shall be given to all who have kept the faith and have not denied the Saviour's name.

That your mind is clouded is no evidence that Christ is not your precious Saviour. Now that the childhood of age has come upon you, He regards

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