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Healthful Living, Page 30


99. Perfect health depends upon perfect circulation.—Testimonies for the Church 2:531.

100. The health of the entire system depends upon the healthy action of the respiratory organs.—How to Live, 57.

101. If we would have health, we must live for it.—The Health Reformer, December 1, 1870.

102. We can ill afford to dwarf or cripple a single function of mind or body by overwork, or by abuse of any part of the living machinery.—The Review and Herald, September 23, 1884.

103. A sound body is required for a sound intellect.—Christian Education, 17.

Faith and Practise

104. When we do all we can on our part to have health, then may we expect that the blessed results will follow, and we can ask God in faith to bless our efforts for the preservation of health. He will then answer our prayer, if his name can be glorified thereby; but let all understand that they have a work to do. God will not work in a miraculous manner to preserve the health of persons who are taking a sure course to make themselves sick.—How to Live, 64.

105. A careful conformity to the laws God has implanted in our being will insure health, and there will not be a breaking down of the constitution.—The Health Reformer, August 1, 1866.

How to Preserve Health

106. Many have inquired of me, What course shall I take best to preserve my health? My answer is, Cease to transgress the laws of your being; cease to gratify a depraved appetite, eat simple food, dress healthfully, which will require modest simplicity,

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