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Counsels on Sabbath School Work, Page 10

God's Instrumentalities

I feel a deep interest in our Sabbath schools throughout the land, because I believe them to be instrumentalities of God for the education of our youth in the truths of the Bible. Constant efforts should be made by both parents and teachers to interest the youth in matters of eternal importance. The Sabbath school is a missionary field, and very much more of a missionary spirit should be manifested in this important work than has been manifested in the past.—Testimonies on Sabbath-School Work, 35.

Most Effectual Soul-winning Agency

The Sabbath school should be one of the greatest instrumentalities, and the most effectual, in bringing souls to Christ.—Testimonies on Sabbath-School Work, 20.

An Influence Beyond Estimate

Very much can be done for the education and moral and religious training of our youth by well-organized, properly conducted Sabbath schools. Time and attention should be given to this branch of the work; for its importance in its influence upon our youth cannot be estimated.—Testimonies on Sabbath-School Work, 14, 15.

A Converting Power

The Sabbath school is an important branch of the missionary work, not only because it gives to young and old a knowledge of God's word, but because it awakens in them a love for its sacred truths, and a

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