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Testimonies to the Church Regarding our Youth Going to Battle Creek Obtain An Education, Page 52

An Educational Center

The Lord is not pleased with some of the arrangements that have been made in Battle Creek. He has declared that other places are being robbed of the light and advantages that have been centered and multiplied in Battle Creek. It is not pleasing to God that our youth in all parts of the country should be called to Battle Creek to work in the Sanitarium, and to receive their education. When we permit this, we are often guilty of robbing needy fields of their most precious treasure.

Through the light given in the Testimonies the Lord has indicated that he does not desire students to leave their home schools and sanitariums to be educated in Battle Creek. He instructed us to remove the College from this place. This was done, but the institutions that remained failed of doing what they should have done to share with other places the advantages still centered in Battle Creek. The Lord signified his displeasure by permitting the principal buildings of these institutions to be destroyed by fire.—The Review and Herald, December 10, 1903.

How Shall our Youth be Trained?

September, 1903.

As I consider the state of things in Battle Creek, I tremble for our youth who go there. The light given me by the Lord,—that our youth should not collect in Battle Creek to receive

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