Ellen G. White Writings

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Health, Philanthropic, and Medical Missionary Work, Page 6

capacity of Christian physicians, but they should be under the direction of the Conference.



Every institution that bears the Seventh-day Adventist name is to be to the world as Joseph was in Egypt and as Daniel and his fellows were in Babylon.


The Character of the Workers

God wants all who are connected with the Sanitarium, whether as physicians, superintendents, or those officiating in any department, to be just what the Bible requires,—exemplary Christians. All their business transactions, whether with believers or unbelievers, should be as transparent as sunlight. The fact that one is not likely to be detected in deception or fraud, or downright murder in malpractise, does not make him less guilty in the sight of God. That which God testifies of us when character is weighed in the golden scales of the sanctuary will stand fast forever, unless the sad decision, “Wanting,” is changed because of soul repentance and transformation of character, and pardon is written, and the promise fulfilled, “A new heart will I give you.” There is need of an entire change in the principles that control many physicians in regard to their example as Christians. They must meet a higher standard,—the Bible standard.

Let every one who claims to be a disciple of Christ say, “By the grace of God I will hold fast my integrity. Get thee behind me, Satan. I will not, under any consideration, enter into a

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