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Healthful Living, Page 17

Chapter 3—The Great Decalogue

Character of God

34. He who hungers and thirsts after God will seek for an understanding of the laws which the God of wisdom has impressed upon creation. These laws are a transcript of his character. They must control all who enter the heavenly and better country.—Unpublished Testimonies, August 30, 1896.

35. God's law is written by his own finger upon every nerve, every muscle, every faculty which has been entrusted to man.—Unpublished Testimonies, August 30, 1896.

Obedience to Law

36. God in his wisdom has established natural laws for the proper control of our dress, our appetites, and our passions, and he requires of us obedience in every particular.—The Review and Herald, October 16, 1883.

Physical Sin

37. The transgression of physical law is transgression of God's law. Our Creator is Jesus Christ. He is the author of our being. He is the author of the physical law as he is the author of the moral law. And the human being who is careless and reckless of the habits and practises that concern his physical life and health, sins against God. God is not reverenced, respected, or recognized. This is shown by the injury done to the body in violation of physical law.—Unpublished Testimonies, May 19, 1897.

Blessings Follow Obedience

38. God loves his creatures with a love that is both tender and strong. He has established the laws

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