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Special Testimonies On Education, Page 170

he dwelt. “Woe is me!” he said, “for I am undone; because I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips: for mine eyes have seen the King, the Lord of Hosts.” O, how many who are engaged in this work of responsibility need to behold God as did Isaiah; for in the presence of his glory and majesty self will sink into nothingness. SpTEd 169.2

Melbourne, SpTEd 170

February 10, 1894. SpTEd 170

***** SpTEd 170

Chapter 20—The Divine Teacher

(Copied March 23, 1896.) SpTEd 170

Those who are daily learning of Jesus Christ are fitted to take their position as laborers together with God, and whatever their trade or business may be, they may exert their God-given powers after the similitude of Christ's character while he tabernacled in the flesh. The young will carry with them just the influence they received in their home life and school education. God holds teachers responsible for their work as educators. They must learn daily in the school of Christ, in order to uplift the youth who have had a lax training at home, who have not formed studious habits, who have little knowledge of the future immortal life, for which the highest price was paid by the God of heaven in giving his only begotten Son to live a life of humiliation and die a most shameful death, “that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.” SpTEd 170.1

God has given us a probation in which we may prepare for the higher school. For this school the youth are to be educated, disciplined and SpTEd 170.2

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