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Special Testimonies On Education, Page 239

and all power, leaving them the sport of Satan's arch-deceiving power. A pure education for youth in our schools, undiluted with heathen philosophy, is a positive necessity in literary lines.

The well-being, the happiness, of the religious life in the families with which they are connected, the prosperity and piety of the church of which they are members, are largely dependent upon the religious education that the youth have received in our schools.

Granville, N.S.W.,

June 12, 1895.

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Chapter 29—Fragments

Education is but a preparation of the physical, intellectual, and moral powers for the best performance of all the duties of life—Testimonies for the Church 4:498.

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God would have us study the history of his dealing with men and nations in the past, that we may learn to respect and obey his messages, that we may take heed to his warnings and counsels.—The Review and Herald, November 5, 1889.

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It is not education or intellectual ability that will bring souls into the light of truth. The power to move souls will be found when you practise the lessons you have learned in the school of Christ.—The Review and Herald, November 12, 1889.

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It is not the highest work of education to communicate knowledge merely, but to impart that

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