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Healthful Living, Page 33

112. Your interest and effort are to be given, not to the health question alone, but to making known the truths for these last times, truths that are deciding the destiny of souls.—Unpublished Testimonies, May 29, 1896.

Common Sense in Health Reform

113. There is real common sense in health reform.—Christian Temperance and Bible Hygiene, 57.

114. The principles of health reform have the highest authority, and deserve a wider sphere than has yet been given them by many who profess present truth.—Unpublished Testimonies, November 8, 1896.

115. God's way is to make man something he is not; God's plan is to set man to work in reformatory lines; then he will learn by experience how long he has pampered fleshly appetites, and ministered to his own temperament, bringing weakness upon himself.—Unpublished Testimonies, October 12, 1896.

116. There are those who have stood directly in the way of the advance of health reform. They have held the people back by their indifferent or depreciatory remarks, and their supposed pleasantries and jokes.... Had all walked unitedly in the light, from the time it was first given on the subject, there would have been an army of sensible arguments employed to vindicate the work of God. But it has only been by the most aggressive movements that any advance has been made....

Duty of Ministers

The ministers of our land should become intelligent upon health reform. They need to become acquainted with the science of physiology. Then they will be intelligent in regard to the laws that govern physical life and their bearings upon the health of mind and soul, and will be able to speak correctly upon this subject. In their obedience to

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