Parenting Help

Babylon's (Adventism's) crowning sin was that of imputing (impregnanting) all of her wisdom and power unto false gods.

Jesus knows the burden of every mother's heart. He who had a mother that struggled with poverty and privation sympathizes with every mother in her labors. He who made a long journey in order to relieve the anxious heart of a Canaanite woman will do as much for the mothers of today. He who gave back to the widow of Nain her only son, and who in His agony upon the cross remembered His own mother, is touched today by the mother's sorrow. In every grief and every need He will give comfort and help. {DA 512.2}
 
Let mothers come to Jesus with their perplexities. They will find grace sufficient to aid them in the management of their children. The gates are open for every mother who would lay her burdens at the Saviour's feet. He who said, "Suffer the little children to come unto Me, and forbid them not," still invites the mothers to lead up their little ones to be blessed by Him. Even the babe in its mother's arms may dwell as under the shadow of the Almighty through the faith of the praying mother. John the Baptist was filled with the Holy Spirit from his birth. If we will live in communion with God, we too may expect the divine Spirit to mold our little ones, even from their earliest moments. {DA 512.3}

Claim these verses in the Most Holy Place by faith in the Heavenly Sanctuary in the Third Heaven to save your children and your children's children:

Isaiah 59:21
"As for Me, this is My covenant with them," says the LORD: "My Spirit which is upon you, and My words which I have put in your mouth shall not depart from your mouth, nor from the mouth of your offspring, nor from the mouth of your offspring's offspring," says the LORD, "from now and forever."

Exodus 4:15
"You are to speak to him and put the words in his mouth; and I, even I, will be with your mouth and his mouth, and I will teach you what you are to do.

Isaiah 11:2
The Spirit of the LORD will rest on Him, The spirit of wisdom and understanding, The spirit of counsel and strength, The spirit of knowledge and the fear of the LORD.

Isaiah 44:3
For I will pour out water on the thirsty land And streams on the dry ground; I will pour out My Spirit on your offspring And My blessing on your descendants;

Isaiah 51:16
"I have put My words in your mouth and have covered you with the shadow of My hand, to establish the heavens, to found the earth, and to say to Zion, 'You are My people.'"

Isaiah 54:10
"For the mountains may be removed and the hills may shake, But My lovingkindness will not be removed from you, And My covenant of peace will not be shaken," Says the LORD who has compassion on you.

Isaiah 55:11
So will My word be which goes forth from My mouth; It will not return to Me empty, Without accomplishing what I desire, And without succeeding in the matter for which I sent it.

Parents stand in the place of God to their children. Their will, when in harmony with the divine will, is to be respected, honored, and obeyed. Let not children feel at liberty to disregard the wishes of their parents. God has spoken decidedly on this point: "Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right." The mother who lives to please herself places herself in bondage to the enemy of truth and righteousness. Parents should realize that by God's appointment they are the guardians of their children, whom they are to bring up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.

"A knowledge of God is the foundation of all true education and of all true service" The Ministry of Healing, p. 409.2; Testimonies for the Church, vol. 8, pages 292, 293.

Getting to know someone is the foundation of trust. How well have we gotten to know God? "Our work is to restore the moral image of God in man through the abundant grace given us of God by Jesus Christ." – {TMK 45.3} 

"Now as never before we need to understand the true science of education. If we fail to understand this we shall never have a place in the Kingdom of God" Home and Church School Manual, p. 6.2, Mrs. E. G. White. CLICK here to download a great study about this here.

"The science of true education is the truth. The third angel's message is truth" T. Vol. 6, p. 131. 

"Parents must govern their children, correct their passions, and subdue them, or God will surely destroy the children in the day of His fierce anger, and the parents who have not controlled their children will not be blameless. Especially should the servants of God govern their own families and have them in good subjection. I saw that they are not prepared to judge or decide in matters of the church, unless they can rule well their own house [this includes having good standards to rule by]. They must first have order at home, and then their judgment and influence will tell in the church" {1T 119.2}.

A knowledge of physiology and hygiene should be the basis of all educational effort. Ed 195.1
“Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth.” Ed 195

"It is well that physiology is introduced into the common schools as a branch of education. All children should study it. It should be regarded as the basis of all educational effort. And then parents should see to it that practical hygiene be added. This will make their knowledge of physiology of practical benefit. Parents should teach their children by example that health is to be regarded as the chiefest earthly blessing. They cannot do this while the love of money and of display is made of greater consequence than the health of their children" HR November 1, 1871, par. 3.

Mothers are accountable, in a great degree, for the health and lives of their children, and should become intelligent in regard to laws upon which life and health depend. Their work does not end here. They should carefully educate their children upon this subject, that they may, by obedience to nature's laws, avoid disease, and secure health and happiness. It is not necessary that all mothers should teach their children all the details of physiology and anatomy. But they should avail themselves of all the means within their reach to give their children instruction relative to the simple principles of hygiene. HR November 1, 1871, par. 2

It is well that physiology is introduced into the common schools as a branch of education. All children should study it. It should be regarded as the basis of all educational effort. And then parents should see to it that practical hygiene be added. This will make their knowledge of physiology of practical benefit. Parents should teach their children by example that health is to be regarded as the chiefest earthly blessing. They cannot do this while the love of money and of display is made of greater consequence than the health of their children. HR November 1, 1871, par. 3

Mental and moral power is dependent upon the physical health. Children should be taught that all pleasures and indulgences are to be sacrificed which will interfere with health. If the children are taught self-denial and self-control, they will be far happier than if allowed to indulge their desires for pleasures and extravagance in dress. HR November 1, 1871, par. 4

The great burden of life with very many is, What shall I eat? What shall I drink? And wherewithal shall I be clothed? Many mothers indulge in pride, and in many things which are hurtful to the health of the body, in order to be in fashion. What deplorable lessons are they giving their children in this respect. They do not, by precept and example, educate their children to practice self-denial as a sacred duty, in order to possess health, serene tempers, goodness, and true beauty. Good health, sound minds, and pure hearts, are not made of the first importance in households. HR November 1, 1871, par. 5

Many parents do not educate their children for usefulness and duty. They are indulged and petted, until self-denial to them becomes almost an impossibility. They are not taught that to make a success of Christian life, the development of sound minds in sound bodies is of the greatest importance. The dear children should be taught to flee every taint of sin. In order to do this, they must separate from the hurtful fashions of the world. HR November 1, 1871, par. 6

It is a sad fact that many, even professed Christians, make their pleasures, their amusements, the gratification of pride in dress, the gratification of appetite, almost everything; while the cross of Jesus Christ, and purity of heart and life, are left out of the question. God has claims upon them, but they do not, by their life, show that they have a sense of their duty to him. They acknowledge the claims of the world in their obedience to fashion. They devote time, service, and money, to its friendship, and, in so doing, prove themselves to be not the true friends of God. He demands of his people the first place in their hearts. He requires their best and holiest affections. The Christian religion invites, urges, and claims self-denial, and the bearing of the cross for Christ's sake. And the soul's interest should come first. HR November 1, 1871, par. 7

The world may clamor for our time and affections, fashion may invite our patronage; but the words of the apostle should be enough to lead Christian mothers from the indulgence of pride in dress and demoralizing amusements. “Know ye not that the friendship of the world is enmity with God?” “Whosoever, therefore, will be a friend of the world, is the enemy of God.” HR November 1, 1871, par. 8

Christian mothers should take their position on the platform of truth and righteousness; and when urged to unite with the world in patronizing fashions which are health-destroying and demoralizing, they should answer, We are doing a great work, and cannot be diverted from it. We are settling the question of our everlasting destiny. We are seeking to develop in our children, sound and worthy and beautiful characters, that they may bless the world with their influence, and have immortal beauty and glory in the world to come that will never fade. If children had such an example from their parents, it would have a saving influence upon their lives. HR November 1, 1871, par. 9

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The 3 angels messages are found in Revelation 14:6-12:

1) The Hour of His Judgement is Come (Rev 14:6-7)

2) COME OUT OF HER MY PEOPLE (Rev 14:8)

3) KEEP HIS COMMANDMENTS AND THE FAITH OF JESUS  (Rev 14:9-12/Rev 18:4/Matt 25:6)(see 1 Cor 8:6 for who GOD is...one God - the Father and God of Christ and US!)


These three messages are found in Rev 14:7. The whole of them - we should memorize.

Revelation 14:7. The whole 3 angels messages are Rev 14:6-12. Memorize them! Teach your children to abhor popery. 

Papery is looking to someone else to know the truth instead of having a personal relationship with Christ and His Father yourself - and doing the truth that you know to do with the presence and power of God in you sent to you through the Son of God who died for you. Applied knowledge (a sermon in shoes) means to be converted, a believer. A doer and not just a hearer of the truth.

"God alone has the power to forgive sins. If we do not deliver this message to the unconverted, our neglect may prove their ruin" NYI June 12, 1907, par. 2.

Teach your children to ABHOR POPERY:

"They taught their children to abhor popery, and held that to remain at peace with Rome would be disloyalty to God. But how widely different are the sentiments now expressed
!" The Spirit of Prophecy, vol. 4, p. 380.1.

J. H. Merle D’Aubigne in his history of Protestantism says this: 

”Popery is the perversion of church authority into mental tyranny.”  

When I read that some years ago my heart nearly stopped for we had seen popery in Adventism Big time! Here is the free ebook to read the book this quote came out of: 


Here is another link if the link above fails to work:
 

Ellen White and her husband used to sit by the fire reading the above book.

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CAN THE FAITH OF BELIEVING PARENTS SAVE THEIR CHILDREN?

EGW: YES "I know that some questioned whether the little children of even believing parents
should be saved, because they have had no test of character and all must be tested and their
character determined by trial. The question is asked, 'How can little children have this test and trial?' I answer that the faith of the believing parents covers the children" (Selected Messages, vol. 3, p. 313).


"The Lord has often instructed me that many little ones are to be laid away before the time of trouble. We shall see our children again. We shall meet them and know them in the heavenly courts. Put your trust in the Lord, and be not afraid." Last Day Events, p. 255.3

"His faithful ones [will] be rewarded, when, at His coming, death loses its sting and the grave is robbed of the victory it has claimed. Then will He restore to His servants the children that have been taken from them by death" Hvn 38, Prophets and Kings, p. 239.3 (Ellen G. White).

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P.O. Box 1090
Purcellville, VA 20134
(540)-751-1200
info@parentalrights.org

The Proposed Parental Rights Amendment —

SECTION 1

The liberty of parents to direct the upbringing and education of their children is a fundamental right.

SECTION 2

Neither the United States nor any state shall infringe upon this right without demonstrating that its governmental interest as applied to the person is of the highest order and not otherwise served.

SECTION 3

No treaty may be adopted nor shall any source of international law be employed to supersede, modify, interpret, or apply to the rights guaranteed by this article.


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James 4:17: "Therefore to him that knoweth to do good, and doeth it not, to him it is sin."
John 9:41: "Jesus said unto them, If ye were blind, ye should have no sin: but now ye say, We see; therefore your sin remaineth."
Acts 17:30: "And the times of this ignorance God winked at; but now commandeth all men every where to repent:"

And what about the salvation of our children?

Isaiah 49:25: "But thus saith the LORD, Even the captives of the mighty shall be taken away, and the prey of the terrible shall be delivered: for I will contend with him that contendeth with thee, and I will save thy children."

Acts 16:31 And they said, Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house.

Deut 30:6 KJV "And the LORD thy God will circumcise thine heart, and the heart of thy seed, to love the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, that thou mayest live.

Jeremiah 24:74:7
'I will give them a heart to know Me, for I am the LORD; and they will be My people, and I will be their God, for they will return to Me with their whole heart.

      Scriptures to Pray over Your Children

      S C R I P T U R E S
      To Confess Over Your Children

      Proverbs 18:21 says, The tongue has the power of life and death. As parents, you have the power to speak life or death to your children and over your children. When you choose to speak the Word of God over your children, you are choosing to speak life over them. Jesus said in John 6:63, The words that I speak to you are spirit, and they are life. The following are scriptural confessions that you can speak over your children – and as Isaiah 55:11 says – these words will not return to your empty, but will accomplish and achieve the purpose for which they are sent.

      Exodus 20:12 I thank You Father, that my children honor and obey me, therefore, they please the Lord and will live a long life.
      (Also found in Colossians 3:20 and Ephesians 6:2.)

      Psalm 112:2 My children are blessed and will be mighty in the land.

      Psalm 127:3 My children are a reward and gift from the Lord, and I will enjoy them.

      Psalm 138:8 My children will fulfill God’s will and purpose for their lives.

      Daniel 1:4 My children are children in whom there is no blemish, but they are well favored. They are skillful in wisdom, cunning in knowledge, and understand science. They have the ability to stand in the King’s palace and teach others.

      Romans 12:2 My children are not being conformed to this world’s system, but they are constantly being transformed by the renewing of their mind, that they might know what is the good, acceptable, and perfect will of God for their lives.

      I Corithians 6:18-19 My children will flee from all sexual immorality and impurity in thought, word or deed, and they will realize that their body is the temple of the Holy Spirit.

      I Timothy 4:12 My children are examples to others in life, in love, in faith, and in purity.


      1. Salvation
      Lord, let salvation spring up within my children, that they may obtain the salvation that is in Christ Jesus, with eternal glory.
      (Isaiah 45:8; II Timothy 2:10)

      2. Growth in Grace
      I pray that they may “grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ”.
      (2 Peter 3:18)

      3. Love
      Grant, Lord, that my children may learn to live a life of love through the Spirit who dwells in them.
      (Ephesians 5:2, Galatians 5:22)

      4. Honesty and Integrity
      May integrity and honesty be their virtue and their protection.
      (Psalm 25:21)

      5. Self-Control
      Father, help my children not to be like many others around them, but let them be “alert and self-controlled” in all they do.
      (1 Thessalonians 5:6)

      6. A Love for God’s Word
      Father, help my children grow to find Your Word “more precious than gold, than much pure gold; and sweeter than honey, than honey from the comb”.
      (Psalm 19:10)

      7. Justice
      God, help my children to love justice as You do and to “act justly” in all they do.
      (Psalm 11:7, Micah 6:8)

      8. Mercy
      May my children always “be merciful, as their Father is merciful”.
      (Luke 6:36)


      9. Respect (for self, others, authority)
      Father, grant that my children may “show proper respect to everyone,” as Your Word commands.
      (1 Peter 2:17)

      10. Strong, Biblical Self-Esteem
      Help my children develop a strong self-esteem that is rooted in the realization that they are “God’s workmanship, created in Christ Jesus”.
      (Ephesians 2:10)

      11. Faithfulness
      “Let love and faithfulness never leave my children,” but bind these twin virtues around their necks and write them on the tablet of their hearts.
      (Proverbs 3:3)

      12. A Passion for God
      Lord, please instill in my children a soul with a craving for You, a heart that clings passionately to You.
      (Psalm 63:8)

      13. Responsibility
      Grant that my children may learn responsibility, “for each one should carry his own load”.
      (Galatians 6:5)

      14. Kindness
      Lord, may my children “always try to be kind to each other and to everyone else”.
      (1 Thessalonians 5:15)

      15. Generosity
      Grant that my children may “be generous and willing to share and so lay up treasure for themselves as a firm foundation for the coming age”.
      (1 Timothy 6:18-19)

      16. Peace, Peaceability
      Father, let my children “make every effort to do what leads to peace”. (Romans 14:19)
      17. Hope
      May the God of hope grant that my children may overflow with hope and hopefulness by the power of the Holy Spirit.
      (Romans 15:13)

      18. Perseverance
      Lord, teach my children perseverance in all they do, and help them especially to “run with perseverance the race marked out for them”.
      (Hebrews 12:1)

      19. Humility
      Lord, please cultivate in my children the ability to show true humility toward all.
      (Titus 3:2)

      20. Compassion
      Lord, please clothe my children with the virtue of compassion.
      (Colossians 3:12)

      21. Prayerfulness
      Grant, Lord, that my children’s lives may be marked by prayerfulness, that they may learn to “pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests”.
      (Ephesians 6:18)

      22. Contentment
      Father, teach my children “the secret of being content in any and every situation…through Him who gives them strength”.
      (Philippians 4:12-13)

      23. Faith
      I pray that faith will find root and grow in my children’s hearts, that by faith they may gain what has been promised to them.
      (Luke 17:5-6, Hebrews 11:1-40)

      24. A Servant Heart
      Lord, please help my children develop servant hearts, that they may “serve wholeheartedly as if they were serving the Lord, not men”.
      (Ephesians 6:7)

      25. Purity
      “Create in them a pure heart, O God,” and let their purity of heart be shown in their actions.
      (Psalm 51:10)

      26. Willingness & Ability to Work Hard
      Teach my children, Lord, to value work and to work hard at everything they do, “as working for the Lord, not for men”.
      (Colossians 3:23)

      27. Self-Discipline
      Father, I pray that my children may develop self-discipline, that they may acquire “a disciplined and prudent life, doing what is right and just and fair”.
      (Proverbs 1:3)

      28. A Heart for Missions
      Lord, please help my children to develop a heart for missions, a desire to see Your glory declared among the nations, Your marvelous deeds among all peoples.
      (Psalm 96:3)

      29. Joy
      May my children be filled “with the joy given by the Holy Spirit”.
      (1 Thessalonians 1:6)

      30. Courage
      May my children always “be strong and courageous” in their character and in their actions.
      (Deuteronomy 31:6)



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      But according to data compiled from the government's Vaccine Adverse Events Reporting System (VAERS), as many as 145,000 children or more have died throughout the past 20 years as a result of this multiple vaccine dose approach, and few parents are aware of this shocking fact.'

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      Why don't the drug companies disclose what's in their vaccines?

      A funny - and scary - answer.

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      A government report reveals a shocking rise in autism rates among US schoolchildren over the last five years. What is behind this growing epidemic?

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      "He wrote thus of the universities: 'I am much afraid that the universities will prove to be the great gates of hell, unless they diligently labor in explaining the Holy Scriptures, and engraving them in the hearts of youth. I advise no one to place his child where the Scriptures do not reign paramount. Every institution in which men are not unceasingly occupied with the word of God must become corrupt.’" {GC 140.5}  


      Many think that in order to obtain an education it is necessary to study the productions of writers who teach infidelity, because their works contain some bright gems of thought. But who was the originator of these gems of thought? It was God, and God alone. He is the source of all light. Why should we wade through the mass of error contained in the works of pagans and infidels, for the sake of a few intellectual truths, when all truth is at our command?  

      {8T 306.1}      


      “The mastermind in the confederacy of evil is ever working to keep out of sight the words of God, and to bring into view the opinions of men. He means that we shall not hear the voice of God, saying, "This is the way, walk ye in it." Isaiah 30:21. Through perverted educational processes he is doing his utmost to obscure heaven's light.  {MH 439.1} 


      Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 9, p. 171

      To prepare to receive the higher education in the school above is now to be our purpose.


      Why do fathers and mothers act as though a lethargy was upon them? They do not mistrust that Satan is sowing evil seed in their families. They are as blind, and careless, and reckless, in regard to these things as it is possible for them to be. Why do they not awake, and study these things? Why are they not reading up? Says the apostle, "Add to your faith virtue, and to virtue knowledge, and to knowledge temperance, and to temperance patience," . Here is work resting upon every one who professes to follow Jesus Christ, to live upon the plan of addition. 

      I have seen mothers of large families, who in the family could not see the work that lay right in their pathway, just before them. They wanted to be missionaries, and do some great work. They were looking out for themselves some high position, but neglecting to take care of the very work at home which the Lord had left them to do. How important that the brain be clear! How important that the body be as free as possible from disease, in order that we may do the work which Heaven has left for us to do, and to perform it in such a manner that the Master can say, "Well done, thou good and faithful servant; thou hast been faithful over a few things, I will make thee ruler over many things; enter thou into the joy of thy Lord." My sisters, do not despise the few things which the Lord has left you to do. Let each day's actions be such that you will not be ashamed to meet the record made by the recording angel, in the day of the final settlement of accounts.  http://www.earlysda.com/testimony/testimony-18.html

      A knowledge of God is the foundation of all true education and of all true service. ..... (Ellen White, Testimonies for the Church, vol. 8, pages 292, 293)

      "The Saviour did not despise education; for when controlled by the love of God, and devoted to His service, intellectual culture is a blessing." DA 249.

      You will have severe enough battles to fight, even when you place yourself under the best influences possible. Would it not be presumption to place yourself unnecessarily in a school where the teachers do not have respect to the Lord's commandments, where the Sabbath is not recognized as His sign? ... {LLM 184.4}

      The Secularization of La Sierra University,

      by David Read

      La-Sierra-University-2-150x106The story is an old one, oft repeated. Harvard was founded in 1636 to train Congregationalist and Unitarian clergy. Yale was founded in 1701 by the Colony of Connecticut, primarily to train ministers for the colony. Presbyterians founded Princeton in 1746 to train young men for the gospel ministry.

      Congregationalist minister Eleazar Wheelock established Dartmouth College in 1769. Brown, Wake Forest, and The University of Chicago emerged from the Baptist denomination. Vanderbilt and USC were once Methodist universities but are no longer. Duke, Emory and SMU maintain ties to the Methodist Church but are essentially secular. These and many other famous and prestigious universities were founded by religious people, with religious motives, for religious purposes, usually to train ministers. But as time passed, their ties to their founding denominations were cut or became nominal, their religious purposes were obscured or lost, and they became secular. In fact, they typically became quite hostile to biblical faith (see, e.g., the Emory faculty’s hostility to the biblical faith of Dr. Ben Carson, who was invited to speak at Emory’s commencement ceremony).
      Why does this change always happen? Why do colleges founded by Christian denominations always lose their religious purpose and mission? There are many reasons—academia’s hostility to faith, the desire to conform to worldly academic standards, methods and philosophies, etc.–but based upon what we can observe happening in real time at La Sierra University, finances are also a factor. In 2008, in order to get a lower interest rate on its debt on the Price Science Complex, La Sierra issued tax-exempt municipal bonds. But in order to issue those bonds, La Sierra had to pledge that, “no portion of the proceeds of the Bonds will be used to finance or refinance any facility, place or building used or to be used for sectarian instruction or study or as a place for devotional activities or religious worship or in connection with any part of the programs of any school or department of divinity for the useful life of the project.” Hence, the Price Science Complex may not be used for “sectarian instruction or study,” and every court that has ruled on the issue in the past 35 years has ruled that creationism—or creation science, or intelligent Design—is sectarian and religious in nature.
      Perhaps even more jarring is the language of religious neutrality from the controlling California Supreme Court case,California Statewide Community Development Authority v. All Persons Interested in Matter of the Validity of Purchase Agreement (2007) 40 Cal.4th 788. The court held that in sectarian schools issuing the tax-exempt bonds: 
      the information and coursework used to teach secular subjects must be neutral with respect to religion. Of course, religion may be an object of study in classes such as history, social studies, and literature, just as in public schools, in a manner that neither promotes nor opposes any particular religion or religion in general. But a class that . . . as part of the instruction information or coursework . . . promotes or opposes a particular religion or religious beliefs may not be taught in facilities financed through tax-exempt bond financing.

      So, in order to legally issue the tax-exempt bonds, La Sierra’s “secular” curriculum must be neutral with respect to religion, and must not promote any particular religion (such as Seventh-day Adventism).
      But can La Sierra guarantee that its curriculum is religiously neutral, that it doesn’t promote any particular religious view? In fact, it has already done so. In the Official Statement of the LSU bonds, (available online) at page A-5, the University states: “Thus, La Sierra does the things most other universities do: all information and coursework used to teach secular subjects are neutral with respect to religion.” That’s not the Supreme Court of California talking; that’s La Sierra University describing its own curriculum: neutral with respect to religion.
      Is a curriculum that is “neutral with respect to religion” consistent with the Seventh-day Adventist philosophy of education? Let’s spend a moment with some of the relevant texts.


      True education means more than the perusal of a certain course of study. It means more than a preparation for the life that now is. It has to do with the whole being, and with the whole period of existence possible to man. It is the harmonious development of the physical, the mental, and the spiritual powers. It prepares the student for the joy of service in this world and for the higher joy of wider service in the world to come. Education 13


      Since the purpose of education is to prepare the student for this life and for the life to come, every branch of learning, every academic discipline, should show the student something of God, some aspect of the character of God:


      In a knowledge of God all true knowledge and real development have their source. Wherever we turn, in the physical, the mental, or the spiritual realm; in whatever we behold, apart from the blight of sin, this knowledge is revealed. Whatever line of investigation we pursue, with a sincere purpose to arrive at truth, we are brought in touch with the unseen, mighty Intelligence that is working in and through all. The mind of man is brought into communion with the mind of God, the finite with the Infinite. The effect of such communion on body and mind and soul is beyond estimate. Education 14


      Whatever the line of investigation, whatever the discipline, we seek to bring the student into communion with the mind of God.


      With this goal in mind, should an Adventist school teach its “secular” subjects in a religiously neutral manner? Can it do so? Most would assign history classes to the category of “secular” curriculum, but consider what Ellen White says about the teaching of history:


      Let [history] be considered from the divine point of view. As too often taught, history is little more than a record of the rise and fall of kings, the intrigues of courts, the victories and defeats of armies–a story of ambition and greed, of deception, cruelty, and bloodshed. Thus taught, its results cannot but be detrimental. The heart-sickening reiteration of crimes and atrocities, the enormities, the cruelties portrayed, plant seeds that in many lives bring forth fruit in a harvest of evil. Far better is it to learn, in the light of God’s word, the causes that govern the rise and fall of kingdoms. Let the youth study these records, and see how the true prosperity of nations has been bound up with an acceptance of the divine principles. Let him study the history of the great reformatory movements, and see how often these principles, though despised and hated, their advocates brought to the dungeon and the scaffold, have through these very sacrifices triumphed. Such study will give broad, comprehensive views of life. Education 238


      Clearly, history is not to be taught in a religiously neutral manner. What about science, another “secular” subject; can it be taught in a religiously neutral manner?
      Since the book of nature and the book of revelation bear the impress of the same master mind, they cannot but speak in harmony. By different methods, and in different languages, they witness to the same great truths. Science is ever discovering new wonders; but she brings from her research nothing that, rightly understood, conflicts with divine revelation. . . . Inferences erroneously drawn from facts observed in nature have, however, led to supposed conflict between science and revelation; and in the effort to restore harmony, interpretations of Scripture have been adopted that undermine and destroy the force of the word of God. Geology has been thought to contradict the literal interpretation of the Mosaic record of the creation. Millions of years, it is claimed, were required for the evolution of the earth from chaos; and in order to accommodate the Bible to this supposed revelation of science, the days of creation are assumed to have been vast, indefinite periods, covering thousands or even millions of years. Such a conclusion is wholly uncalled for. The Bible record is in harmony with itself and with the teaching of nature. Education 128-129


      Science is to be taught in a way that harmonizes with revealed religion, with the Genesis record, not in a religiously neutral manner. Even mathematics should be taught with a redemptive purpose:


      Since the goal of math class is to connect the student’s mind with the mind of God, and to develop both the mind and the character in the twin pursuits of both education and redemption, then any aid given to the “secular” pursuit of “mere” arithmetic also aids “Religious Instruction. ” The entire premise of religious education is that it is entirely sacred, not secular. It is holistic, not dualistic. Religion is part of the warp and woof woven into the fabric of life in a religious school. There are no secular subjects. (Brief for the Interfaith Religious Liberty Foundation, et al, as Amicus Curiae, p. 17, Mitchell v. Helms, 530 U.S. 793 [2000], co-authored by Alan Reinach, Director of Religious Liberty for the Pacific Union Conference).

      Indeed, there are no secular subjects. Religion is woven into the fabric of Adventist education, into every academic discipline.

      This philosophy is reflected in the General Conference Educational working policy:
      … a balanced, integrated curriculum will address the major developmental needs in the spiritual, intellectual, physical, social, emotional, and vocational realms. All areas of study will be examined from the perspective of the biblical worldview within the context of the great controversy theme.


      All disciplines are taught from a biblical perspective, in the context of the great controversy theme. There are no subjects that are examined in a religiously neutral manner.


      Faulkner once wrote that the past is never dead; it’s not even past. In an Adventist school, the “secular” curriculum is never religiously neutral, it’s not even secular. The Seventh-day Adventist philosophy of education is clear: The purpose of education is to bring the student into communion with the divine mind; all subjects are to be taught from the biblical worldview. Every discipline plays its role in bringing the student into communion with the mind of God, preparing the student for Christian service in this life, and for the never-ending, glorious education of the life to come.
      Any Adventist school that boasts that “all information and coursework used to teach secular subjects are neutral with respect to religion” has deviated, flagrantly, from the Adventist philosophy of education. Yet that is exactly what La Sierra has done. It has deviated from the Adventist philosophy of education, and has issued tax-exempt municipal bonds that it could not legally have issued were it faithful to its religious mission.


      I wonder if all of La Sierra’s Trustees, including such high church officials as Ricardo Graham, President of the Pacific Union Conference, Larry Caviness, President of the Southern California Conference, and Gerald Penick, President of the Southeastern California Conference, know that the University publicly declares its coursework to be “neutral with respect to religion.” The church officials on La Sierra’s Board of Trustees are not there because of accomplishments in business, industry, science, literature, or the professions. They are there for one purpose and one purpose only: to ensure that La Sierra is providing its students with a truly Seventh-day Adventist education. If they won’t insist that La Sierra stay true to its religious mission, who will?

      More: http://advindicate.com/?p=1338


      “Aim to make your children perfect in character. Remember that such only can see God.” – Ellen White, Child Guidance page 73.

      “The Lord loves those little children who try to do right, and He has promised that they shall be in His kingdom. But wicked children God does not love. He will not take them to the beautiful City, for He only admits the good, obedient, and patient children there.” – Ellen G. White, An Appeal to the Youth, pp. 62-63.

      “The Lord requires at this time just what He required of Adam in Eden – perfect obedience to the law of God. We must have righteousness without a flaw, without a blemish.” - Ellen G. White, Faith and Works page 89.


      Aids to self-development (that is not selfishness) must be given to the youth; they must be drawn out, stimulated, encouraged, and urged to action.  {4T 425.2} 

      Other Lessons From Nature—Object Lessons—Teach the children to see Christ in nature. Take them out into the open air, under the noble trees, into the garden; and in all the wonderful works of creation teach them to see an expression of His love. Teach them that He made the laws which govern all living things, that He has made laws for us, and that these laws are for our happiness and joy. Do not weary them with long prayers and tedious exhortations, but through nature’s object lessons teach them obedience to the law of God.22The Desire of Ages, 516, 517.

      Give True Concept of God’s Character—How can children receive a more correct knowledge of God, and their minds be better impressed, than in spending a portion of their time out-of-doors, not in play, but in company with their parents? Let their young minds be associated with God in the beautiful scenery of nature; let their attention be called to the tokens of His love to man in His created works, and they will be attracted and interested. They will not be in danger of associating the character of God with everything that is stern and severe; but as they view the beautiful things which He has created for the happiness of man, they will be led to regard Him as a tender, loving Father. They will see that His prohibitions and injunctions are not made merely to show His power and authority, but that He has the happiness of His children in view. As the character of God puts on the aspect of love, benevolence, beauty, and attraction, they are drawn to love Him. You can direct their minds to the lovely birds making the air musical with their happy songs, to the spires of grass and the gloriously tinted flowers in their perfection perfuming the air. All these proclaim the love and skill of the heavenly Artist and show forth the glory of God.

      Parents, why not make use of the precious lessons which God has given us in the book of nature, to give our children a correct idea of Hischaracter? Those who sacrifice simplicity to fashion and shut themselves away from the beauties of nature cannot be spiritually minded. They cannot understand the skill and power of God as revealed in His created works; therefore their hearts do not quicken and throb with new love and interest, and they are not filled with awe and reverence as they see God in nature.23Testimonies For The Church 2:583, 584.

      A Day to Live the Life of Eden—The value of the Sabbath as a means of education is beyond estimate. Whatever of ours God claims from us, He returns again, enriched, transfigured, with His own glory....

      The Sabbath and the family were alike instituted in Eden, and in God’s purpose they are indissolubly linked together. On this day more than on any other, it is possible for us to live the life of Eden. It was God’s plan for the members of the family to be associated in work and study, in worship and recreation, the father as priest of his household, and both father and mother as teachers and companions of their children. But the results of sin, having changed the conditions of life, to a great degree prevent this association. Often the father hardly sees the faces of his children throughout the week. He is almost wholly deprived of opportunity for companionship or instruction. But God’s love has set a limit to the demands of toil. Over the Sabbath He places His merciful hand. In His own day He preserves for the family opportunity for communion with Him, with nature, and with one another.24Education, 250, 251.

      Make the Sabbath a Delight—All who love God should do what they can to make the Sabbath a delight, holy and honorable. They cannot do this by seeking their own pleasure in sinful, forbidden amusements. Yet they can do much to exalt the Sabbath in their families and make it the most interesting day of the week. We should devote time to interesting our children. A change will have a happy influence upon them. We can walk out with them in the open air; we can sit with them in the groves and in the bright sunshine, and give their restless minds something to feed upon by conversing with them upon the works of God, and can inspire them with love and reverence by calling their attention to the beautiful objects in nature.

      The Sabbath should be made so interesting to our families that its weekly return will be hailed with joy. In no better way can parents exalt and honor the Sabbath than by devising means to impart proper instruction to their families and interesting them in spiritual things, giving them correct views of the character of God and what He requires of us in order to perfect Christian characters and attain to eternal life. Parents, make the Sabbath a delight, that your children may look forward to it and have a welcome in their hearts for it.25Testimonies For The Church 2:584, 585.

      A Fitting Climax in Prayer and Song—As the sun goes down, let the voice of prayer and the hymn of praise mark the close of the sacred hours, and invite God’s presence through the cares of the week of labor.

      Thus parents can make the Sabbath, as it should be, the most joyful day of the week. They can lead their children to regard it as a delight, the day of days, the holy of the Lord, honorable.26Testimonies For The Church 6:359.


      Home Church Schools—"As far as possible, all our children should have the privilege of a Christian education. To provide this we must sometimes establish home church schools. It would be well if several families in a neighborhood would unite to employ a humble, God-fearing teacher to give to the parents that help that is needed in educating their children. This will be a great blessing to many isolated groups of Sabbathkeepers, and a plan more pleasing to the Lord than that which has been sometimes followed, of sending young children away from their homes to attend one of our larger schools."  Child Guidance, p. 307.5

      As the mother watches for the smile of recognition from her little child, which tells of the dawning intelligence, so does Christ watch for the expression of grateful love, which shows that spiritual life is begun in the soul. DA 191.

       As the mother teaches her children to obey because they love her, she is teaching them the lessons In the Christian life. The mother's love represents to the child the love of Christ, and the little who trust and obey their mother are learning to trust and obey the Saviour. {DA 515.4}

      "The destroying angel is soon to go forth again, not to destroy the first-born alone, but “to slay utterly old and young, both men, women and little children” who have not the mark. Parents, if you wish to save your children, separate them from the world, keep them from the company of wicked children; for if you suffer them to go with wicked children, you cannot prevent them from partaking of their wickedness and being corrupted. It is your solemn duty to watch over your children, to choose the society at all times for them. Learn your children to obey you, then can they more easily obey the commandments of God, and yield to his requirements. Don’t let us neglect to pray with, and for our children. He that said, “Suffer little children to come unto me, and forbid them not,” will listen to our prayers for them, and the seal, or mark, of believing parents will cover their children, if they are trained up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord."   RH September 19, 1854, par. 13

      "Teach your children to obey you, then can they more easily obey the commandments of God, and yield to his requirements. Don’t let us neglect to pray with, and for, our children. He that said, “Suffer little children to come unto me, and forbid them not,” will listen to our prayers for them, and the seal or mark, of believing parents will cover their children, if they are trained up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord." E. G. White, in Signs of the Times.

         The carefulness with which the mother should guard her habits of life is taught in the Scriptures. When the Lord would raise up Samson as a deliverer for Israel, "the angel of Jehovah" appeared to the mother, with special instruction concerning her habits, and also for the treatment of her child. "Beware," he said, "and now drink no wine nor strong drink, neither eat any unclean thing." Judges 13:13, 7.  {MH 372.2} 

           The effect of prenatal influences is by many parents looked upon as a matter of little moment; but heaven does not so regard it. The message sent by an angel of God, and twice given in the most solemn manner, shows it to be deserving of our most careful thought.  {MH 372.3} 

           In the words spoken to the Hebrew mother, God speaks to all mothers in every age. "Let her beware," the angel said; "all that I commanded her let her observe." The well-being of the child will be affected by the habits of the mother. Her appetites and passions are to be controlled by principle. There is something for her to shun, something for her to work against, if she fulfills God's purpose for her in giving her a child. If before the birth of her child she is self-indulgent, if she is selfish, impatient, and exacting, these traits will be -373- reflected in the disposition of the child. Thus many children have received as a birthright almost unconquerable tendencies to evil.  {MH 372.4} 

           But if the mother unswervingly adheres to right principles, if she is temperate and self-denying, if she is kind, gentle, and unselfish, she may give her child these same precious traits of character. Very explicit was the command prohibiting the use of wine by the mother. Every drop of strong drink taken by her to gratify appetite endangers the physical, mental, and moral health of her child, and is a direct sin against her Creator.  {MH 373.1} 

            The home should be to the children the most attractive place in the world, and the mother's presence should be its greatest attraction. Children have sensitive, loving natures. They are easily pleased and easily made unhappy. By gentle discipline, in loving words and acts, mothers may bind their children to their hearts.  {MH 388.1}

       

      When you reflect on these references, you wonder how some children born of unchristian parents and challenging atmosphere can have a chance in life. But on the other hand, look what influence for the good godly Christian parents can have upon the natures of their children.

        

      Children are born neutral, like clay in the potters hands. It is our responsibility to train or mold their developing characters.


      "The Effect of Harsh, Scolding Words—In a home where harsh, fretful, scolding words are spoken, a child cries much; and upon its tender sensibilities are impressed the marks of unhappiness and discord. Then, mothers, let your countenance be full of sunshine. Smile, if you can, and the infant’s mind and heart will reflect the light of your countenance as the polished plate of an artist portrays the human features. Be sure, mothers, to have an indwelling Christ so that on your child’s plastic mind may be impressed the divine likeness.11

      Let There Be No Jarring Note—Allow nothing like strife or dissension to come into the home. Speak gently. Never raise your voice to harshness. Keep yourselves calm. Put away faultfinding and all untruthfulness. Tell the children that you want to help them to prepare for a holy heaven, where all is peace, where not one jarring note is heard. Be patient with them in their trials, which may look small to you but which are large to them.12

      When fathers and mothers are converted, there will be a thorough conversion of their principles of management. Their thoughts will be converted; their tongues will be converted....

      There will be no loud, angry talking in the home. The words will be of a character to soothe and bless the hearer.... Take all the ugly features out of the voice."13--{Adventist Home p. 436}


      To all parents who profess to believe in the soon return of Christ there is given a solemn work of preparation, that they and their children may be ready to meet the Lord at His coming. God desires to see parents take their position wholeheartedly for Him, that there may be no perverting of the work He has given them to do and that our children and youth may understand clearly the will of God concerning them. They are to learn to resist evil and choose righteousness, to turn from sin and become the faithful servants of God, prepared to give Him their life's highest service. {HP 212.2} 

      I therefore so run, not as uncertainly; so fight I, not as one that beateth the air. But I keep under my body, and bring it into subjection." There is work to do here, for every man, woman, and child. Satan is constantly at work, that he may have control of your bodies and spirits. But Christ has bought you, and you are his property. And now it is for you to work in union with Christ, in union with the holy angels that minister unto you. It is for you to keep the body under, and bring it into subjection. Unless you do this, you will certainly lose everlasting life, and the crown of immortality.
              And yet some will say, "What business is it to anybody what I eat? or what I drink?" I have shown you what relation your course had to others. You have seen that it has much to do with the influence you exert in your families. It has to do with your manner of acting. It has much to do with moulding the characters of your children.
              As I said before, It is a corrupted age in which we live. It is a time when Satan seems to have almost perfect control of minds that are not fully consecrated to God. Therefore there is a very great responsibility resting upon parents and guardians who have children to bring up. Parents have taken the responsibility of bringing these children into existence. And what now is their duty? Is it to let them come up just as they may? and just as they will? Let me tell you, a weight of responsibility rests upon these parents. Whether you eat, or whether you drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God. Do you do this when you are preparing food for the table, and when you place it upon your tables, and call your family to partake of it? Are you placing only the food before these children that you know will make the very best blood? Is it that food that will preserve their systems in the least feverish condition? Is it that which will place them in the very best relation to life and health? Is this the food that you are studying to place before your children? Or are you careless and reckless of their future good? and provide for them unhealthful, stimulating, irritating food? Let me tell you that the children from their very birth are born to evil. Satan seems to have control of them. He seems to take possession of their young minds, and they are corrupted. Why do fathers and mothers act as though a lethargy was upon them? They do not mistrust that Satan is sowing evil seed in their families. They are as blind, and careless, and reckless, in regard to these things as it is possible for them to be. Why do they not awake, and study these things? Why are they not reading up? Says the apostle, "Add to your faith virtue, and to virtue knowledge, and to knowledge temperance, and to temperance patience," &c. Here is work resting upon every one who professes to follow Jesus Christ, to live upon the plan of addition.
              Chapter after chapter has been opened to me. I can select family after family of children in this house that are, every child of them, as corrupt as hell. And some of them profess to be followers of Jesus Christ. And you, the parents, are as indifferent as though you had had a shock of paralysis.
              I have said that some of you are selfish. You have not understood what I have meant. You have studied what food would taste best. Taste and pleasure, instead of the glory of God, and to advance in the divine life, and perfect holiness in the fear of God, have ruled. It is to consult your own pleasure, your own appetites; and while you have been doing this, Satan has been gaining a march upon you, and, as it generally happens, has frustrated your efforts every time. Some of you fathers have taken your children to the physicians to see what was the matter with them. I could have told you in two minutes what was the matter. Your children are corrupt. Satan has obtained control of them. He has come right in past you, while you, who are as God to them, to guard them, were at ease, stupefied, and asleep. God has commanded you to bring them up in the fear and nurture of the Lord. But Satan has passed right in before you, and has woven strong bands around them. And yet you sleep on. May Heaven pity these parents, and these children, for they, every one of them, need his pity.
              Had you taken your position upon the health reform; had you added to your faith virtue, to virtue knowledge, and to knowledge temperance, things might have been different. But you have only partially aroused, opened your eyes a little, and then composed yourself to sleep again, over the iniquity and corruption that is in your very houses. Do you think angels can come into your dwellings? Do you think your children are susceptible of holy influences with these things in your midst? Yet I can count family after family that are almost entirely under the control of Satan. I know these things are true, and I want the people to arouse before it shall be eternally too late, and the blood of souls, even the blood of the souls of their own children, be found upon their garments.
              The minds of some of these children are so weakened that they have but one-half, or one-third, of the brilliancy of intellect that they might have had had they been virtuous and pure. They have thrown it away in self-abuse. Right here in this church, corruption is teeming on every hand. Now and then there is a sing, or some gathering of pleasure. Every time I hear of these, I feel like clothing myself in sackcloth. "Oh! that my head were waters, and mine eyes a fountain of tears." "Spare thy people, O Lord." I feel distressed. I have an agony of soul that is beyond anything that I can describe to you. You are asleep. Would the lightning and thunder of Sinai arouse this church? Would they arouse you, fathers and mothers, to commence the work of reformation in your own houses? You should be teaching your children. You should be instructing them how to shun the vices and corruptions of this age. Instead of this, many are studying how to get something good to eat. You place upon your tables the meat, the butter, and the eggs. The children partake of these things. The parents are feeding them with the very things that will excite their animal passions, and then they come to the meeting and pray, and ask God to bless their children, and save them. How high do your prayers go? You have a work to do first. When you have done all for your children which God has left for you to do, then you can with confidence claim the special help God has promised to give you. http://www.earlysda.com/testimony/testimony-18.html

      But if you can obtain the confidence of the youth [a troublesome pupil], and bind him to your heart through cords of sympathy and love, you may win a soul to Christ. The wayward, self-willed, independent boy may become transformed in character. CHRISTIAN EDUCATION, PAGE 242

      A Mother (I would think Father also) =parents are a BOND or SURETY for their CHILDREN. Psalms 51:5
      --------------------

      "In regard to whether children of unbelieving parents would be saved. I related that a sister had with great anxiety asked me this question, stating that some had told her that the little children of unbelieving parents would not be saved.

      This we should consider as one of the questions we are not at liberty to express a position or an opinion upon, for the simple reason that God has not told us definitely about this matter in his Word. If he thought it was essential for us to know, he would have told us plainly.

      The things he has revealed are for us and for our children. There are things we do not now understand. We are ignorant of many things that are plainly revealed. When these subjects which have close relation to our eternal welfare are exhausted, then it will be ample time to consider some of these points that some are unnecessarily perplexing their minds about."  Selected Messages Book 3, p. 313.4


      CALLOUS DISREGARDAutism and Vaccines - The Truth Behind a Tragedy 
      Callous Disregard describes how, despite being exposed to the toxic underbelly of institutional and commercial medicine, and the pervasive lies, blatant mischaracterizations, libelous attacks, and virulent strong-arm tactics that he faced daily, Dr. Wakefield never lost sight of the reason why he was fighting back: For the children.

      http://www.salem-news.com/articles/november292011/vaccines-contaminated-se.php

      ALL the Vaccines Are Contaminated - Every Last One of Them

      S. Edmonson for Salem-News.com

      "The chief, if not the sole, cause of the monstrous increase in cancer has been vaccination" - Dr. Robert Bell, once Vice President International Society for Cancer Research at the British Cancer Hospital

      Vaccines

      Experts say families need to take a critical look at vaccines.

      (WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Have you been rushing out to get a yearly flu vaccine or diligently taking your children for the 40 or so mandated childhood vaccines?

      That's really a shame because you have unwittingly been trading a run-of-the-mill flu or just the measles, for loading up your or your children's bodies with cancer and other deadly viruses, a destructive bacteria, a chemical selected to damage fertility, and with synthetic DNA that threatens to damage your own DNA - the biologic code for your existence.

      Who is saying the vaccines are contaminated?

      None other than the (now deceased) head of vaccines at Merck, Dr. Maurice Hillerman, who on camera admitted that Merck's Hepatitis B vaccines, contaminated with a virus, caused the AIDS epidemic in the US.  He went on to say that all of Merck's vaccines are contaminated with cancer and other viruses.  (The US government has conceded the HEB B vaccine causes Lupus. That vaccine is mandated for every infant in the US on the day of birth, and is associated with MS as well.)

      That vaccine is mandated for every infant in the US on the day of birth, and is associated with MS as well.)

      For Jews who have almost religiously believed in medical authorities about vaccines and poo-pooed those worried about the safety of vaccines, they might want to notice that Hillerman was Jewish.

      Or they might recognize that so is Dr. Larry Palevskya board certified NY pediatrician, who for ten years routinely gave vaccines to his patients until he noticed them losing eye contact and then began looking into the vaccines he had blindly trusted.  He found that they are ALL contaminated with viruses that are so small they can never be removed.  He no longer gives any vaccines.  He now treats his young patients for autism and other neurologic injuries from vaccines.

      Donald W. Scott, the editor of The Journal of Degenerative Diseases and the co-founder of the Common Cause Medical Research Foundation, links vaccines to AIDS (as did Hillerman) and to US bio-weapons research, and says they are contaminated with mycoplasma, a primitive bacteria that takes apart cell walls.

      Perhaps the highest scientific authority saying vaccines are contaminated is Garth Nicolson. He is a cell biologist and editor of the Journal of Clinical and Experimental Metastasis, and the Journal of Cellular Biochemistry. He is one of the most cited scientists in the world, having published over 600 medical and scientific peer-reviewed papers, edited over 14 books, and served on the editorial boards of 28 medical and scientific journals. He is not just saying that vaccines are contaminated with mycoplasma but is warning the US that they are. Nicolson goes further and says that we are all being damaged by them and contracting chronic degenerative diseases that.

       That damage translates into lifelong patients (and thus life-long profit) for the pharmaceutical industry making the vaccines and he says doesn't appear to be accidental.  

       

      According To CIA Statistics:  As Shots Increase, U.S. Lifespan Is DECREASING

      1980: 9 vaccines, autism is rare
      2009: 36 vaccine$ before age 5
      2010: 55 vaccine$ before age 6

      Vaccines vs. Autism, 2009

      Vaccinations before age 5

      Deaths per 1000 under 5 yrs old

      Autism Rate

      Lifespan Ranking

      United States (c)

      36

      7.8

      1 in 91

      34

      Norway

      13

      4.4

      1 in 2,000 ab

      5

      Denmark

      12

      5.8

      1 in 2,200 ab

      18 d

      Japan

      11

      4.2

      1 in 475 a

      4

      Sweden

      11

      4.0

      1 in 862 a

      2

      Iceland

      11

      3.9

      1 in 1,1000 ab

      1

       

       



      All the vaccines mandated to children and many other vaccines as well, including the seasonal flu vaccines being mandated to health care workers, are contaminated with polysorbate 80, the central ingredient in a pharmaceutical industry patent to damage fertility. The pharmaceutical industry has a long history of of seeking a vaccine that would covertly sterilize whole populations So, in addition to being contaminated with cancer and other viruses, and with the bacteria mycoplasma, vaccines are intentionally "contaminated" with a chemical as well, which is, given the patent, a "patently" sought-after sterilizing agen

      Beyond containing polysorbate 80 and cancer and other viruses, and likely mycoplasma, the Gardasil vaccines are contaminated in an additional way.  It and all the new vaccines are contaminated with genetically engineered DNA.  It can contaminate people's DNA, just a genetically engineered crops can contaminate normal crops.  Gardasil itself is contaminated with a man-made version of the HPV DNA, the very virus it was supposed to protect against, which now it threatens not only altering kids' healthy DNA with synthetic DNA (!) but with a diseased version.  

      Gardasil was suspended in India after 4 girls died but the killing has gone on in the US despite the confirmed deaths of 100 girls. and now the CDC, with special ties to Merck, its maker, wants all boys to take it, too.

      Informed consent is the core of the Nuremberg Code that was created by the Nuremberg Tribunal to keep the pharmaceutical industry from ever again committing the hideous "medical" abuses it did during the Holocaust. In California, Jerry Brown is dismantling informed consent in order to get these deadly  vaccines associated with infertility, into all school children.  And it was during the Holocaust that the pharmaceutical experimented on Jewish women prisoners at Auschwitz to develop a vaccine that sterilized covertly.  Henry Kissinger recommended the development of covertly sterilizing vaccines in a major report to the US government and as late as 2009 a Finnish Health Minister said he was behind the H1N1 vaccine that was meant to lower population.

      Jerry Brown has just signed into law a bill that will allow children as young as 12 to decide whether to take a vaccine for sexually transmitted disease.  Parental consent is not needed and parents will not even be allowed knowledge as to whether the child has taken the vaccine.  Merck's Hepatitis B vaccine is one that is included, as is another Merck vaccine, Gardasil, allegedly for ovarian cancer.  A Gardasil researcher says there is no evidence it works.  "This raises questions about the CDC's recommendation that the series of shots be given to girls as young as 11-years old. 'If we vaccinate 11 year olds and the protection doesn't last... we've put them at harm from side effects, small but real, for no benefit,' says Dr. Harper. 'The benefit to public health is nothing, there is no reduction in cervical cancers … ' "

       

      Current Data for Gardasil up to AUG 12, 2011 


      Disabled 763 
      Deaths 103 
      Did Not Recover 4777 
      Abnorm. Pap Smear 430 
      Cervical Dysplasia 157 
      Cervical Cancer 41 
      Life Threatening 444 
      Emergency Rm. Visit 9115 

      Hospitalized 2307 
      Extended Hosp. Stay 201 
      Serious 3111 
      Adverse Events 23388

       

      But these figures are based on statistics from medical professionals who do not wish to be sued.  In reality, "less than 10% of deaths, seizures, paralysis, etc., are being reported as caused by the vaccinations that doctors gave in their office.

      The following real-world estimates are based on reports from a law firm:

      840 young girls and 2 boys have died after receiving the Gardasil HPV Vaccine 201,010 young girls have suffered debilitating events such as fatigue, seizures, paralysis, etc. after receiving the Gardasil HPV Vaccine.

      The California law even approves in advance, ALL yet-to-be made (and completely untested) vaccines for sexually transmitted diseases, though of the two current Merck vaccines they are pushing on children, one Merck vaccine caused AIDS and causes Lupus and the other Merck vaccine is contaminated in multiple ways and proving highly lethal. Children will be the ones decide whether to take the vaccines, and they will make that decision after being forced to see videos of people dying terrible deaths from cancer. Not only would the vaccine be given without parental consent, but parents are denied knowledge that the vaccine is going to be given or that it was given. If the child has a seizure or dies afterward, parents may not see their own children's medical records.

      This is what is left of the "informed consent" meant to provide human rights to protect the world from pharmaceutical industry abuses against mankind.

      After World War II, it was Merck which received the flight capital of the pharmaceutical industry indicted for crimes against humanity, human enslavement and mass murder.

      In the case of children, rather than their facing childhood diseases of insignificant threat, they are, by legal mandate, being bombarded repeatedly throughout their childhood with viruses that cause diseases (including cancer), a cell-destroying bacteria, a a threat to the very integrity of their DNA, and a chemical specifically chosen to impair fertility.  And laws are being written to add to the already long list of vaccines they must take, including two mandated Merck vaccines.  One is an old Merck vaccine that caused AIDS and is causing Lupus.  The other is a Merck vaccine claiming to prevent cervical cancer though girls have little chance of contracting it in the first place (and boys, none!) and it can easily be detected by pap smear and treated successfully and there is NO evidence the vaccine prevents it.  Meanwhile, it is killing children.

      Contamination of the polio vaccine and the continuing effects

      FACT: Before the Polio Vaccine, there had never been a virus from another species deliberately injected into humans.

      FACT: 61% of all human tumors (at autopsy) now contain the SV40 monkey virus, traceable to the Polio vaccine of the 1950s and 60s

      FACT: CUTTER vaccine division and WYETH produced a deadly Polio vaccine with a live virus that actually gave the recipient POLIO

      FACT: All above information was withheld from the public for years to avoid a public panic and to prevent a loss of faith in vaccines. polio was a very rare infectious disease that presented little risk to the public, but the risk was greatly exaggerated by the Polio Foundation before the introduction of the  polio vaccine, the miracle vaccine - contaminated with a monkey virus which has been the cause of soft tissue cancers for decades since.

      Though facing no serious health risk, people are paying to have their bodies contaminated by contaminated vaccines.  In taking vaccines, they are trading the minimal risk of even contracting common diseases and which themselves are rarely dangerous and can be treated if contracted - for the absolute certainty of loading their bodies with

      1. cancer and other infectious viruses,
      2. a destructive bacteria, and
      3. a fertility impairing chemical.

      They are doing this because they are being terrorized by their own government with false information on the risks of various diseases and denied critical information on the scientific risk of the vaccines.

      Those vaccines without a doubt threaten their own and their children's fertility, and their very lives.

      Now they're coming for the children

      Ominous proposed changes in child protection laws. Giving State absolute power over families.

      Video:

      http://www.brasschecktv.com/page/20437.html

      Police take newborn after mother refuses Hep B vaccination

      What the judge said...




      From Experimental Vaccines.org

      The state has granted powers to individuals though use of titles, uniforms and badges in this instance both 'social worker' and 'police officer' are the titles used to seize custody of Jodi Ferris's newborn child after she questioned the hospitals 'safety plan'.

      Once in the custody of the state the baby was injected with a Hepatitis B vaccination and the mother was evicted from the hospital forced to stay in the parking lot being allowed only to return every three hours to breast feed her newborn daughter.

      The next morning the court system determined this was a violation of Constitutional laws and the baby was immediately returned to the custody of her parents with no mention of the possible damage done to her immune system after receiving this toxic concoction. With the help of the Home Schooling Legal Defense Association {HSLDA} the Ferris's have filed a civil rights lawsuit on grounds that their 4th and 14th amendments had been violated. This lawsuit has been making its way through the court systems and earlier this month a judge ruled in favor of the Ferris's claims and the case will now proceed to trial.

      Jodi had planned on avoiding this situation altogether by having her baby born at home with the help of a midwife.

      Unfortunately a contingency plan for this particular vignette was not thought written down and when she went into labor out in the community her only advice was to take an ambulance to the nearest hospital. We can learn from this by having vaccine exemption forms and a packet containing all legal information and documentations necessary.

      Just in case you end up in a similar situation that involves employing the help of the medical death industry which in this instance takes no responsibility for exposing the Ferris's daughter to harmful toxic filled injections known as vaccinations. We need to focus on legislation that would include an 'opt-in' program for individuals that feel vaccines are beneficial that way the rest of us don't have to jump through hoops just to avoid participating in their flawed science experimentations called childhood immunizations.

      Source:

      http://experimentalvaccines.org/2013/01/01/police-take-newborn-after-mother-refuses-hep-b-vaccination/


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      Children are the lawful prey of the enemy, because they are not subjects of grace, have not experienced the cleansing power of the blood of Jesus, and the evil angels have access to these children; and some parents are careless and suffer them to work with but little restraint. {Ellen White, RH, September 19, 1854 par. 11} Parents are responsible for their children. “Don’t let us neglect to pray with, and for our children…. The seal, or mark of believing parents will cover their children, if they are trained up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.” 

      I WILL SAVE THY CHILDREN
      (God's Heritage ~ God's Jewels)


      I Will Save Thy Children


      There was a time in my life when I said to God: God, I don't want to go to heaven if my son isn't going to be there with me.  That was a strong, immature statement to make, but it showed the love and strength of the bond a mother had for a child. Of course, today, I love the Lord dearly and desire to go to heaven whether my son makes it or not. But I pray most earnestly that he will be there too.

      I know it's disturbing and heartbreaking to see the road to heaven going one way, and our adult children seem to be traveling the exact opposite--following the ways of the world--partaking in its spirit and customs. My son is not living a life of debauchery and crime. On the world's standard, he leads a pretty respectable life just like the rich young ruler in Jesus' day. But something is missing. The Lord and His church are not top priority in his life right now. I pray most earnestly that he will return to the God of his childhood--to the simple faith he once knew.

      I am greatly encouraged by God's promises and counsels listed below, and I hope that those in a similar situation will find these encouraging as well.

      Prov 22:6 promises that when we train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.

      The story of the Prodigal Son in Luke Chapter 15 gives us a vivid picture of the character of God--a loving Father who is forgiving, longsuffering and patient, anxiously waiting for a wayward son to return. At one point in the prodigal son's life, he acknowledged that he had sinned against Heaven and his father and now wanted to come home to him. Here's the story in part:

      I will arise and go to my father, and will say unto him, Father, I have sinned against heaven, and before thee, And am no more worthy to be called thy son: make me as one of thy hired servants. And he arose, and came to his father.

      But when he was yet a great way off, his father saw him, and had compassion, and ran, and fell on his neck, and kissed him. And the son said unto him, Father, I have sinned against heaven, and in thy sight, and am no more worthy to be called thy son.

      But the father said to his servants, Bring forth the best robe, and put it on him; and put a ring on his hand, and shoes on his feet: And bring hither the fatted calf, and kill it; and let us eat, and be merry: For this my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is found. And they began to be merry.

      Doesn't that story buoy your spirits up and give you hope and encouragement in your efforts to win a loved one back to the fold of God? Here are more encouraging counsels even for those parents who did not raise their children in the Lord. Remember we were all prodigal children before we came to the Lord.

      The prayers of Christian mothers are not disregarded by the Father of all...He will not turn away your petitions and leave you and yours to the buffetings of Satan in the great day of final conflict. It is for you to work with simplicity and faithfulness, and God will establish the work of your hands. --Child Guidance, p526.

      The influence of a praying, God-fearing mother will last through eternity. She may die, but her work will endure. --Testimonies to the Church, Vol 4, p500.

      With joy unutterable, parents see the crown, the robe, the harp, given to their children...The seed sown with tears and prayers may have seemed to be sown in vain, but their harvest is reaped with joy at last. Their children have been redeemed. --Child Guidance, p569.


      I Will Save Thy Children


      Do our children belong to us solely with no accountability toward God regarding how we rear them? Let's look at what the Bible has to say about children.

      Deut 6:2,6-9 - "That thou mightest fear the LORD thy God, to keep all his statutes and his commandments, which I command thee, thou, and thy son, and thy son's son, all the days of thy life; and that thy days may be prolonged. . .And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be in thine heart: And thou shalt teach them diligently unto thy children, and shalt talk of them when thou sittest in thine house, and when thou walkest by the way, and when thou liest down, and when thou risest up. And thou shalt bind them for a sign upon thine hand, and they shall be as frontlets between thine eyes. And thou shalt write them upon the posts of thy house, and on thy gates."

      Ps 127: 3-5 - "Lo, children are an heritage of the LORD: and the fruit of the womb is his reward. As arrows are in the hand of a mighty man; so are children of the youth. Happy is the man that hath his quiver full of them: they shall not be ashamed, but they shall speak with the enemies in the gate."

      Ps 128:3-4 - "Thy wife shall be as a fruitful vine by the sides of thine house: thy children like olive plants round about thy table. Behold, that thus shall the man be blessed that feareth the LORD."

      Prov 4:1-4 - "Hear, ye children, the instruction of a father, and attend to know understanding. For I give you good doctrine, forsake ye not my law. For I was my father's son, tender and only beloved in the sight of my mother. He taught me also, and said unto me, Let thine heart retain my words: keep my commandments, and live."

      Eph 6:2 - "Honour thy father and mother; which is the first commandment with promise."

      Eph 6:4 - "And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord."

      The devotional book, Reflecting Christ, p175 reads: "We would solemnly impress upon fathers, as well as mothers, the grave responsibility they have assumed in bringing children into the world. It is a responsibility from which nothing but death can free them. True, the chief care and burden rests upon the mother during the first years of her children's lives, yet even then the father should be her stay and counsel, encouraging her to lean upon his large affections, and assisting her as much as possible...

      The father is in one sense the priest of the household, laying upon the altar of God the morning and evening sacrifice, while the wife and children unite in prayer and praise. With such a household Jesus will tarry, and through his quickening influence the parents� joyful exclamations shall yet be heard amid more exalted scenes, saying, "Behold I, and the children whom the Lord hath given me. Saved, saved, eternally saved! freed from the corruption that is in the world through lust, and through the merits of Christ made heirs of immortality!" --Testimonies to the Church, Vol 1, p547.

      Parents, do not neglect the work waiting for you in the church in your own family. This is your first field of missionary effort. The most important work you can do is to place your children on the Lord's side.

      On fathers and mothers, God has placed the responsibility of saving their children from the power of the enemy. This is their work, a work that they should on no account neglect. Those parents who have a living connection with Christ will not rest until they see their children safe in the fold. They will make this the burden of their life. --Testimonies to the Church, Vol 7, p10-11.

      In the day of final reckoning, fathers and mothers will be required to answer in regard to their children. Parents will be asked what they did and said to secure the salvation of the souls they took upon themselves the responsibility of bringing into the world. Did they neglect their lambs, leaving them to the care of strangers? Fathers and mothers, are you allowing your children to grow up in impurity and sin? A great good done for others will not cancel the debt you owe to God to care for your children. The spiritual welfare of your family comes first. Take them with you to the cross or Calvary, laboring for them as those that must give an account. --Mind, Character, and Personality, Vol 1, p162.

      In the great day of reckoning when God asks "Where are the children that I entrusted to your care to educate for Me, that their lips might speak My praise, and their lives be as a diadem of beauty in the world, and they live to honor Me through all eternity?"  I pray that by God's grace our response will be that of Is 8:18. "Behold, I and the children whom the LORD hath given me are for signs and for wonders in Israel from the LORD of hosts, which dwelleth in mount Zion."

      A comment on this text is found in Reflecting Christ, p168, which says: "Then, Christian friends, fathers and mothers, let your light grow dim--no, never! Let your heart grow faint, or your hands weary--no, never! And by and by the portals of the celestial city will be opened to you; and you may present yourselves and your children before the throne, saying, 'Here am I, and the children whom Thou hast given me.'  And what a reward for faithfulness that will be, to see your children crowned with immortal life in the beautiful city of God!"


      I Will Save Thy Children


      The work of salvation--the work of saving our children--involves our cooperation with Heavenly agencies. God and His angels have a part to do, and we have a part to do as well. Notice what Job did in behalf of his children.

      Job 1:5 - There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job; and that man was perfect and upright, and one that feared God, and eschewed evil. And there were born unto him seven sons and three daughters. His substance also was seven thousand sheep, and three thousand camels, and five hundred yoke of oxen, and five hundred she asses, and a very great household; so that this man was the greatest of all the men of the east.

      And his sons went and feasted in their houses, every one his day; and sent and called for their three sisters to eat and to drink with them. And it was so, when the days of their feasting were gone about, that Job sent and sanctified them, and rose up early in the morning, and offered burnt offerings according to the number of them all: for Job said, It may be that my sons have sinned, and cursed God in their hearts. Thus did Job continually.

      According to this text Job offered a sacrifice for each of his children--ten adult children, ten burnt offerings, in the event that they had sinned and cursed God in their hearts. What is the comparable thing to do today since we do not sacrifice animals this side of the Cross? Prayer, is it not? We need to pray for our children. Our prayers rise up before God like sweet smelling incense.

      One day, I heard a preacher say that there are three kinds of prayer that people pray--Casual, Committed, and Combat.

      Casual prayers are just that--casual. We ask the Lord to bless and protect this person and that person, etc.  Committed prayers are those prayers we offer in behalf of the people in our prayer list. We are committed day in and day out, week in and week out, month in and month out, etc., to pray for them. We pray until the prayers are answered. When the prayers are answered, we note the date and check them off the list.

      Combat prayers are those petitions we send to God for help in removing our children from enemy territory. This is more complicated and more involved. This is where we agonize before God, we wrestle with Him, as did Jacob, and not let Him go until He blesses us, until He removes our children from the hands of the enemy. This prayer combined with fasting is what we need to reclaim our children from Satan's grasp. This prayer is ongoing, and we may not see the result this side of Heaven.

      When Abraham learned that his nephew and his family and others were taken captives by the enemy, the king of Elam, what did he do? Inspiration says that he prepared for war. He took his 318 trained servants and pursued the enemy. The attack was so vigorous and unexpected that it resulted in a speedy victory. The King of Elam was slain and his panic-stricken forces were utterly routed. Lot and his family, with all the prisoners and their goods, were recovered, and a rich booty fell into the hands of the victors.

      The great controversy between good and evil is waging strong. See Battle for the Mind. Satan, the enemy has taken our children into his camp. Like Abraham, let us with combat prayers pursue the enemy and remove our children from his camp and bring them into God's camp. This requires a struggle, but we are to march forward and onward for the battle is the Lord's. If we are faithful in preservering combat prayers, He will not fail us. He has promised to save our children.


      I Will Save Thy Children


      Isaiah 49:24,25 - "Shall the prey be taken from the mighty, or the lawful captive delivered? But thus saith the LORD, Even the captives of the mighty shall be taken away, and the prey of the terrible shall be delivered: for I will contend with him that contendeth with thee, and I will save thy children."

      Margaret Davis, a noted Christian writer, compiled two volumes of the Spirit of Prophecy called What Must I Do to Be Saved?  One chapter in her work is entitled He Will Save Your Children. This contains timeless quotations and excerpts that should bring hope and encouragement to parents with children who have outgrown the God they've learned about at their mother's knee and have gone out into the world.

      Those who will consent to enter into covenant relation with the God of heaven are not left to the power of Satan or to the infirmity of their own nature. They are invited by the Saviour,"Let him take hold of my strength, that he may make peace with me; and he shall make peace with me." Isa 27:5. The spirits of darkness will battle for the soul once under their dominion, but angels of God will contend for that soul with prevailing power. The Lord says, "Shall the prey be taken from the mighty, or the lawful captive delivered? But thus saith the Lord, Even the captives of the mighty shall be taken away, and the prey of the terrible shall be delivered: for I will contend with him that contendeth with thee, and I will save thy children." --Is 49:24, 25; Desire of Ages, p258, 259.

      One day, I was reading my Bible at work. It was lunch time and nobody was there. The place was quiet and solemn. In that hour, my cubicle became a sanctuary, my desk an altar, the light above my desk was like God's shekinah glory enshrouding me. In that sacred moment I met with the great God of the Universe. With tears streaming down my face, I pleaded with Him for grace and mercy. I begged, I bargained, I did everything a mother would do in behalf of an erring child. As I was doing so, a thought came to my mind so forcibly it was as if I was being commanded what to do: Pray for the holy angels who excel in strength to chase away the evil angels who are enticing Michael away from God.

      God's presence was almost tangible. I felt I could reach out and touch Him. A feeling of peace flooded my soul, and I knew that He had just given me the solution to a problem so complex, so overwhelming it was consuming me. I would pray for the holy angels who are strong and mighty in power to chase away the evil angels with their seductive temptations.  I came to view Satan as nothing but a defeated, fallen foe. When Christ hung upon Calvary's cross two thousand years ago, He vanquished Satan's kingdom and assured victory for His people.

      I knew victory was mine that day. The burden I was carrying for so long was lifted and joy and peace filled my heart. I praised God for I knew He loves and cares for Michael even more than I could ever love and care for him. I knew He was at the helm and in control. Everything was going to be all right. His comforting presence, His reassurance and His promise to save my son were treasured and locked deep within the chambers of my heart like a holy shrine, a memorial of His great love for me.

      Since I had the Bible opened right there before me, I looked at it, and a verse from the page jumped out at me hitting me right between the eyes. This verse wasn't highlighted in yellow, pink, or blue like other verses in the chapter, which happened to be one of my favorite chapters in the Bible, but God was talking to me through that one passage, confirming in my heart and mind the thought that He had already impressed indelibly upon my mind earlier."Bless the LORD, ye his angels, that excel in strength, that do his commandments, hearkening unto the voice of his word." --Ps 103:20.


      I Will Save Thy Children


      I was praising God for His promise that the angels who excel in strength will contend with him that contendeth with me, and He will save my child. This is a beautiful promise we need to continually claim in behalf of our children.

      His hand is not shortened, that it cannot save; neither his ear heavy, that it cannot hear; and if Christian parents seek Him earnestly, He will fill their mouths with arguments, and for His name's sake will work mightily in their behalf in the conversion of their children. --Testimonies to the Church, Vol 5, p323.

      And even when our prayers for our children do not seem to avail much, continue to pray for the Bible teaches that we are not to be weary in well doing. Someday, our prayers and our efforts will be rewarded.

      Parents and teachers lie down in their last sleep, their lifework seeming to have been wrought in vain; they know not that their faithfulness has unsealed springs of blessing that can never cease to flow; only by faith they see the children they have trained become a benediction and an inspiration to their fellow men, and the influence repeat itself a thousandfold...Men sow the seed from which, above their graves, others reap blessed harvests. They plant trees, that others may eat the fruit. They are content here to know that they have set in motion agencies for good. In the hereafter the action and reaction of all these will be seen. --Education, p306.


      I was but a youth and thoughtless,
      As all youths are apt to be;
      Though I had a Christian mother 
      Who had taught me carefully.

      There came a time when pleasure
      Of the world came to allure,
      And I no more sought the guidance
      Of her love so good and pure.

      Her tender admonitions fell
      But lightly on my ear,
      And for the gentle warnings
      I felt an inward sneer.

      But mother would not yield her boy
      To Satan's sinful sway,
      And though I spurned her counsel
      She knew a better way.

      She made my room an altar,
      A place of secret prayer,
      And there she took her burden
      And left it in His care.

      And morning, noon and evening
      By that humble bedside low,
      She sought the aid of Him who
      Understands a mother's woe.

      And I went my way unheeding,
      Careless of the life I led,
      Until one day I noticed
      Prints of elbows on my bed.

      Then I saw that she had been there
      Praying for her wayward boy,
      Who for love of worldly pleasure
      Would her peace of mind destroy.

      Long the conflict raged within me,
      Sin against my mother's prayers,
      Sin must yield - for Mother never
      While she daily met Him there.

      And her constant love and patience
      Were like coals upon my head,
      Together with the imprints
      Of her elbows on my bed.

      And so at last the fight was won,
      And I to Christ was led,
      And mother's prayers were answered
      By her elbows on my bed.

      --Author Unknown


      I Will Save Thy Children


      I shared this experience many times before, but I will share it again because of the lesson it taught. My mother had the most beautiful Christ-like character I have ever seen. Looking back, I could see why. No matter what time in the wee hours of the morning I woke up, whether it was 2, 3, or 4 in the morning, she was up either reading her Bible or praying. It seemed to me that Mother never slept. Her prayers were the longest prayers ever uttered. I remembered hearing her pray, went back to sleep, and when I woke up, she was still praying. I knew that she was praying for her family, her children--their salvation, their health, their jobs, etc. As a concerned child, I would get upset with her, tell her to go to sleep or she would get sick. I guess she never really needed long hours of sleep like some people do. She never complained when our small children were making noises at play and keeping her from 'catching up on her sleep'.

      The time came when we no longer could take care of Mother at home. We were all working, and she needed 24-hour care. Reluctantly we put Mother in a nursing home. Usually in a crisis or when in pain, people's true character shines forth, whether it be Christ-like or unChrist-like. The nursing home where we placed Mother was pitifully understaffed which meant that the workers were not able to take care of Mother the way we wanted them to. But we were paying them a lot of money and expected Mother to receive the best of care.

      When we came to visit Mother one day, she was soaking wet from perspiration and who knows what else and was shivering from the cold. We got terribly upset, my sister especially. She threatened to report this to the Head of the nursing home and get whoever responsible for this elderly abuse fired. My mother just calmed her down and said: These people are so nice to me. They've always taken care of me. They're just extremely busy right now. Leave them alone. They'll take care of me at their proper time.

      Even though Mother was in pain and in some physical discomfort, she was always smiling, always cheerful, always pleasant, always happy and hopeful. Doctors and nurses never failed to comment on how pleasant and cooperative she was. Why did Mother manifest such Christ-like character in such an adverse condition? She knew her Lord. Those early morning hours spent with the Lord were not for naught; they availeth much. By beholding Christ, she became Christ-like. What a lesson, what a testimony her life had been to me.

      Parents, we need to spend quality time with God so we can know Him in a more personal and intimate way just like the way my mother did. If we want our children to come to God, they must first see Christ in us. They must see the lovely Jesus--meek, lowly, loving, forgiving, compassionate, patient, tender, and kind--in us. When we are Christ-like, our children will be influenced to be Christ-like. Their friends also will be influenced in the same way, and the rippling effect goes on and on and on. Only eternity could tell the many lives that were influenced and changed for good by the life of just one Christ-like person. Oh, how we need to reflect the image of Christ in our lives especially as the day approaches when He will return to this world to take His children home.


      I Will Save Thy Children


      Prepare for the coming of the Lord. This is the preparation day. Set your own hearts in order, and work earnestly for your children. An unreserved surrender to God will sweep away the barriers that have so long defied the approaches of heavenly grace. When you take up the cross and follow Christ, when you bring your lives into conformity to the will of God, your children will be converted. The world will take knowledge of them that they have been with Jesus and have learned of Him. In word and deed they will bear witness of the power of Christ's grace. --What Must I Do to Be Saved? p752.

      What this is saying is that when parents are converted, their children will be influenced for good, and they in turn would make their decision for Jesus Christ and be converted.

      When fathers and mothers are converted, there will be a thorough conversion of their principles of management. Their thoughts, their actions, their habits will be converted; their tongues will be converted. There will be no strife and contention in the home. There will be no loud, angry talking in the home. The words will be of a character to soothe and bless the people around them.

      The revelation of His own glory in the form of humanity will bring heaven so near to men that the beauty adorning the inner temple will be seen in every soul in whom the Saviour dwells. Men (our children) will be captivated by the glory of an abiding Christ. And in currents of praise and thanksgiving from the many souls thus won to God, glory will flow back to the great Giver. --Christ's Object Lessons, p420.

      How do we give glory to God? When the beautiful character of Jesus is reflected in our lives, our children will take notice. The glory of Christ's character in us will captivate them! Thus, we give glory to God. This is how we win our wayward children to the Lord. This is how we get them out of enemy territory. Then when Christ's character is reflected in their lives, more glory will flow back to God. "We don't win our children by strategy, or by argument or display. They will be won by parents in whom they see the living Christ reflected. They will be won by parents in whom they see a change. Parents to whom something has happened!"  --From Marjorie Lewis Lloyd.

      What an awesome responsibility parents with young children have to be converted and instruct and bring up their children in the nurture and admonition of the Lord. What an equally awesome responsibility parents with adult children have to bombard the throne of grace with combat prayers in behalf of their children who have been ambushed by the enemy on their way to the Father's House.

      If we are faithful, the Lord will send His holy angels, strong and mighty in power, who will contend for our children's soul with prevailing power. "Shall the prey be taken from the mighty, or the lawful captive delivered? But thus saith the Lord, Even the captives of the mighty shall be taken away, and the prey of the terrible shall be delivered: for I will contend with him that contendeth with thee, and I will save thy children."

      I Have Returned

      I have returned to the God of my childhood,
      To the same simple faith as a child I once knew;
      Like the prodigal son I have longed for my loved ones,
      For the comforts of home and the God I outgrew.
      I have returned to the God of my childhood,
      Bethlehem's Babe, the prophet's Messiah;
      He's Jesus to me, Eternal Deity;
      Praise His name, I have returned.

      I have returned to the God of my mother,
      With unfailing faith for the child of her heart;
      She said bring them up the way that you want them,
      Thank God when they're grown, they'll never depart.
      I have returned to the God of my mother,
      I learned at her knee He's the lily of the valley; 
      He's Jesus to me, Eternal Deity;
      Praise His name, I have returned.

      I have returned to the God of my father,
      The most God-like man a child could know;
      I just heard a shout from the angels in glory,
      Praising the Lord a child has come home.
      I have returned to the God of my father,
      Creator of heaven and earth, God of the universe;
      He's Jesus to me, Eternal Deity;
      Praise His name, I have returned.

      I have returned to the Yahweh of Judah,
      On my knees I did fall where the wall now stands;
      This lesson I learned as I've worked my way homeward,
      The Saviour of all is a comfort to man. 
      I have returned to the Father of Abraham, 
      The shepherd of Moses who called Him the great I am; 
      He's Jesus to me, Eternal Deity; 
      Praise His name, I have returned.

      --Marijohn Wilkin



      "If you had restricted your appetites you would have been saved much extra labor and expense; and, what is of vastly more consequence, you would have preserved to yourselves a better condition of physical health and a greater degree of intellectual strength to appreciate eternal truths; you would have a clearer brain to weigh the evidences of truth and would be better prepared to give to others a reason of the hope that is in you. Your food is not of that simple, healthful quality which will make the best kind of blood. Foul blood will surely becloud the moral and intellectual powers, and arouse and strengthen the baser passions of your nature. Neither of you can afford a feverish diet, for it is at the expense of the health of the body and the prosperity of your own souls and the souls of your children.

      You place upon your table food which taxes the digestive organs, excites the animal passions, and weakens the moral and intellectual faculties. Rich food and flesh meats are no benefit to you. Could you know just the nature of the meat you eat, could you see the animals when living from which the flesh is taken when dead, you would turn with loathing from your flesh meats. The very animals whose flesh you eat are frequently so diseased that, if left alone, they would die of themselves; but while the breath of life is in them, they are killed and brought to market. You take directly into your system humors and poison of the worst kind, and yet you realize it not. You love to indulge appetite. You have this lesson to learn: Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God.”

      I entreat you, for Christ’s sake, to set your house and hearts in order. Let the truth of heavenly origin elevate and sanctify you, soul, body, and spirit. “Abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul.” Brother G, your eating has a tendency to strengthen the baser passions. You do not control your body as it is your duty to do in order to perfect holiness in the fear of God. Temperance in eating must be practiced before you can be a patient man. Remember that you have given to your children, in a great degree, the stamp of your own character. You should guard yourself, and not be harsh, severe, or impatient. Deal with them decidedly, yet patiently, lovingly, pityingly, as Jesus has dealt with you. Be careful how you censure. Bear with your children, yet restrain them. This you have neglected too much. You have not corrected them in the right manner, not having perfect control of your own spirit. A great work must be done for you both.

      Brother G, if you had gone on from strength to strength, following in the light the Lord has given, He would now have chosen you as an instrument of righteousness. You have talents; you have ability; you can work for God’s glory; but you have not made an entire surrender of yourself to God. Oh, that you would even now seek meekness, seek the righteousness of Christ, that you might be hid in the day of the Lord’s fierce anger!
      My dear brother and sister, you should take hold unitedly and perseveringly to right your mismanagement of your children." TESTIMONIES FOR THE CHURCH VOLUME 2, PAGE 405

      God has warned, “My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge” (Ho. 6:4) How often this proves to be true! If we, as parents, do not know what God has said concerning the offspring of the righteous, we have no basis for our faith. Then when the enemy comes in like a flood against our families, we are vulnerable and too often, we succumb to the darkness. Some might even be tempted to give up, to throw in the towel. Not so, after you read this book. Knowledge is power—in this area as well.

      Being knowledgeable concerning our biblical parental promises is only half the story. We can obtain these promises “by faith” (Heb. 11:33). The first step is discovering a divine pledge that relates to any given parenting situation; the second step is seizing it by faith—through prayer, intercession and confession. Then, as we pray these promises over our children—even laying our hands on them in the process—impartation takes place, and we obtain what is rightfully ours.

      So it is essential that we view parenthood from God’s perspective. Let’s see what He says in His Word.

      The first sign of the blessing of God, on both animals and men, was procreative power: the ability to produce image-bearing offspring. Immediately after creating the animals—

      God blessed them, saying, “Be fruitful and multiply.” (Genesis 1:22)

      Later on, He made a similar statement over Adam and Eve. God manifested His blessing upon them by giving them children. Then all other aspects of the blessing of God were passed on from generation to generation through those who walked in covenant with God. God further reveals His motive in giving us offspring in this choice passage:

      Lo, children are an heritage of the LORD and the fruit of the womb is His reward.

      (Psalm 127:4)

      When tough times come and children are not as manageable as we would like them to be, we might be tempted to say things that are quite opposite to the scriptures just quoted. But winning the battles of life—and the challenges of parenting—starts with a choice. You choose to view parenting as God views parenting, and you choose to believe—so much so that you are willing to utter confessions of faith.

      Quit saying things like:

      • My kids stress me out.”

      • My kids are so rebellious.”

      • My children just don’t respect me.”

      • My kids have such bad attitudes.”

      Try the following four faith-confessions, based on the scriptures we just read.

      Speak them slowly, prayerfully, worshipfully and adamantly in faith:

      • My children are an inheritance from God.”

      • My children are part of the fruit I bear in life.”

      • My children are a reward from God.”

      • My children are a blessing!”

      GOD’S PROMISES FOR OUR CHILDREN

      It is very important to see that part of God’s commitment to His covenant people is to overshadow their offspring with His divine influence and care. He has given numerous promises in this vitally important area of revelation.

      The collective mindset of the world appears to be descending deeper into darkness with each successive generation. Like a many-tentacled octopus, spiritual darkness is wrapping itself around the minds and hearts of our youth. Multiplied thousands are being swept away by drugs, alcohol, immorality, homosexuality, gang violence, witchcraft, the occult, false religion and other strategies of the enemy. Thankfully, in the midst of all of this danger there is a place of protection—a place where our children can be preserved from harm. This refuge is made up of at least 52 promises God has given concerning the offspring of the righteous.

      I pray these promises over my children often. I urge you to go through these divine pledges one-by-one, commit them to memory and prayerfully release them into manifestation as often as you can—on a daily basis, if possible. Speak them over your children every time you approach God’s throne.

      You may want to take one blessing per week, meditate on it, confess it, pray it over your children and embrace it by faith. Then after a year (52 weeks) you will deeply and fully comprehend and hopefully, apprehend all of these promises (52 blessings). This could be the pivot on which the future of your family turns. We pray that it will be a supreme blessing to you and yours.

      Mike and Elizabeth Shreve

      1. LIFE, BOTH NATURAL AND SPIRITUAL—“I call heaven and earth as witnesses today against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing; therefore choose life, that both you and your descendants may live” (Deuteronomy 30:19).

      2-5. LOVING GOD, OBEYING GOD, CLINGING TO GOD AND DWELLING IN THE LAND WHICH GOD GIVES—“I call heaven and earth as witnesses today against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing; therefore choose life, that both you and your descendants may live; that you may love the LORD your God, that you may obey His voice, and that you may cling to Him, for He is your life and the length of your days; and that you may dwell in the land which the LORD swore to your fathers, to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, to give them.” (Deuteronomy 30:19-20)

      6-7. FREEDOM FROM CAPTIVITY AND THE OUTPOURING OF GOD’S COMPASSION—“Now it shall come to pass, when all these things come upon you, the blessing and the curse which I have set before you, and you call them to mind among all the nations where the LORD your God drives you, and you return to the LORD your God and obey His voice, according to all that I command you today, you and your children, with all your heart and with all your soul, that the LORD your God will bring you back from captivity, and have compassion on you, and gather you again from all the nations where the LORD your God has scattered you” (Deuteronomy 30:1-3)

      8-9. CIRCUMCISION OF THE HEART AND LOVE FOR GOD—“And the LORD your God will circumcise your heart and the heart of your descendants, to love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul, that you may live.” (Dt. 30:6)

      10-11. COVENANT RELATIONSHIP AND MERCY FROM ABOVE—“Therefore know that the LORD your God, He is God, the faithful God who keeps covenant and mercy for a thousand generations with those who love Him and keep His commandments.” (Deuteronomy 7:9)

      12. SALVATION—“Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and you will be saved, you and your household.” (Acts 16:31) “…for I will contend with him who contends with you, and I will save your children.” (Isaiah 49:25)

      13. THE BLESSING OF A GODLY LEGACY—“The righteous man walks in his integrity; His children are blessed after him” (Proverbs 20:7) This verse speaks primarily of the legacy passed on from a righteous man or woman. The descendents are blessed because of the value system passed on from their parents, the stability that a righteous life creates and true happiness. Amplified version says Living Bible says, “It is a wonderful heritage to have an honest father.” New Living Translation, “The godly walk with integrity; blessed are their children who follow them.”

      14-17. GOD’S WORD REVEALED, GOD’S BLESSING, THE OUTPOURING OF HIS SPIRIT AND SPIRITUAL GROWTH—“ For I will pour water on him who is thirsty, and floods on the dry ground; I will pour My Spirit on your descendants, and My blessing on your offspring. They will spring up among the grass like willows by the watercourses” (Isaiah 44:3-4).

      The water being poured out speaks of man’s spiritual thirst being quenched. Nothing in this world can do that. Jesus said, “Whoever drinks of this water will thirst again” (John 4:13) Water is used in Scripture to represent both the Word and the Spirit. (See Ephesians 5:26, John 7:38) These alone will satisfy the dry and empty hearts of men. It is promised to the righteous, then the blessing of the outpouring of the Word and the Spirit is passed on to the offspring of the righteous. This is speaking primarily of the legacy passed down from those who walk uprightly before God. Their relationship with God provides becomes a stream of living water flowing through the lives of their children. This brings spiritual growth to them, like “willows by the watercourses.”

      18-21. HOLINESS, CONSECRATION TO GOD, ACCEPTABILITY TO GOD AND PREPARATION FOR GOD—“For the unbelieving husband is sanctified by the wife, and the unbelieving wife is sanctified by the husband; otherwise your children would be unclean, but now they are holy” (1 Corinthians 7:14). Today’s English Version says they are “acceptable to God.” The Amplified Version says they are “prepared for God [pure and clean].”

      22-26. CONTINUANCE, STABILITY, PRESERVATION, PROTECTION AND LIVING IN THE PRESENCE OF GOD—“The children of Your servants will continue, and their descendants will be established before You.” (Psalms 102:28) The Living Bible paraphrase says it nicely, “But our families will continue; generation after generation will be preserved by your protection.” The NIV promises, “The children of Your servants will live in Your presence.”

      27-29. STRONG CONFIDENCE, SECURITY AND A PLACE OF SAFETY—“In the fear of the LORD there is strong confidence, and His children will have a place of refuge” (Pr. 14:26). The NIV says it wonderfully, “He who fears the LORD has a secure fortress, and for his children it will be a refuge.” Today’s English Version explains, “Reverence for the LORD gives confidence and security to a man and his family.”

      30. INFLUENCE IN THIS WORLD—“Who is the man who fears the LORD? He will instruct him in the way he should choose. His soul will abide in prosperity, and his descendants will inherit the land.” (Psalms 25:12-13 NASU) This promise means more than acquiring real estate (though that certainly could be included). To “inherit the land” is to have prominence and influence in society, in order to help shape the values of that particular generation and culture.

      31. PROVISION—“I have been young, and now am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread.” (Psalms 37:25 KJV)

      32-33. DELIVERANCE AND RESCUE—“Though hand join in hand, the wicked shall not be unpunished: but the seed of the righteous shall be delivered.” (Proverbs 11:21) The Living Bible says, “God will rescue the children of the godly.”

      34-35. INSTRUCTION AND PEACE—“All your children shall be taught by the LORD, and great shall be the peace of your children.” (Isaiah 54:13)

      36-41. SPIRITUAL MIGHT, SUCCESS, HONOR, WEALTH, RICHES AND RIGHTEOUSNESS—“ “Praise the LORD! Blessed is the man who fears the LORD, Who delights greatly in His commandments. His descendants will be mighty on earth; the generation of the upright will be blessed. Wealth and riches will be in his house, and his righteousness endures forever.” (Psalms 112:1-3) The Living Bible explains, “His children shall be honored everywhere, for good men's sons have a special heritage.” The New Living Translation says, “Their children will be successful everywhere.” The reason the righteousness of a God-fearing man endures forever is because of the standard of righteousness he passes on to his offspring.

      42-43. HOPE AND RESTORATION—“There is hope in your future, says the LORD, That your children shall come back to their own border.” (Jeremiah 31:17) Of course, this was initially a reference to the children of Israel who were in the bondage of Babylon and longing to return with their children to the Promised Land. However, I believe we can also claim this in a higher spiritual sense concerning backslidden children of godly parents who are trusting that their offspring will be brought back to the “border” of a spiritual Land of Promise: the place of a blessed and fruitful relationship with God that the obedient enjoy.

      44. FRUITBEARERS—“Your wife shall be like a fruitful vine in the very heart of your house, your children like olive plants all around your table” (Psalms 128:3).

      45. PROCLAIMERS OF TRUTH—“As for Me,” says the LORD, “this is My covenant with them: My Spirit who is upon you, and My words which I have put in your mouth, shall not depart from your mouth, nor from the mouth of your descendants, nor from the mouth of your descendants' descendants,” says the LORD, “from this time and forevermore.” (Isaiah 59:21)

      46. SOURCE OF GLORY TO GOD—“Fear not, for I am with you; I will bring your descendants from the east, and gather you from the west; I will say to the north, 'Give them up!' And to the south, 'Do not keep them back!' Bring My sons from afar, And My daughters from the ends of the earth — Everyone who is called by My name, whom I have created for My glory; I have formed him, yes, I have made him.” (Isaiah 43:5-7)

      47. AN ENDURING HOUSE—“Then it shall be, if you heed all that I command you, walk in My ways, and do what is right in My sight, to keep My statutes and My commandments, as My servant David did, then I will be with you and build for you an enduring house, as I built for David, and will give Israel to you” (1 Kings 11:38). The KJV says “a sure house.”

      48. INCREASING IN EVERY WAY—“May the LORD give you increase more and more, You and your children” (Psalms 115:14).

      49. SPIRITUAL WEAPONS TO ACCOMPLISH GODLY PURPOSES—“Behold, children are a heritage from the LORD, The fruit of the womb is a reward. Like arrows in the hand of a warrior, so are the children of one's youth. Happy is the man who has his quiver full of them.” (Ps 127:3-4, See also Is. 49:1-2) So let us load our children like “arrows” into the “bow” of our faith and “shoot” them toward the goal of their God-given destiny in this world. We are in a spiritual war—the war to establish the Kingdom of God in this world. Let’s start in our homes.

      50. PROPHETIC VISIONARY INSIGHTS— “And it shall come to pass afterward That I will pour out My Spirit on all flesh; Your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, Your old men shall dream dreams, Your young men shall see visions.” (Joel 2:28)

      51-52. A GIFT AND A REAL BLESSING—Today’s English Version of Psalms 127:3 says, “Children are a gift from the LORD; they are a real blessing.” Let us confess these things over our children that the reality of all fifty blessings may be manifested in their lives, and ours as well.


      When men come in who would move one pin or pillar from the foundation which God has established by His Holy Spirit, let the aged men who were pioneers in our work speak plainly, and let those who are dead speak also, by the reprinting of their articles in our periodicals. Gather up the rays of divine light that God has given as He has led His people on step by step in the way of truth. This truth will stand the test of time and trial. Ms 62, 1905, p. 6. (A Warning against False Theories, May 24, 1905.) (Ellen White, 1905, Manuscript Releases Volume One, page 55)

      “There will be three classes in the resurrection.  One, of 'sinners condemned,‟  who  have  never  accepted  the  gospel  nor  received pardon through Christ. The second death claims them as its own. Another class, the saints, those who have had their sins washed away  by  the  blood  of  the  Redeemer.      Being  justified,  the  law has no claim against their lives.  On such the second death hath no power.‟   The third class, infants, (infants are ages 0 to 7-10 Ellen White says) who have never sinned.  Of course they are not condemned, they have done no wrong.  On no principle of justice can they be condemned.  Through Christ they are brought up from death, of course to die no more.  They stand related to the law as the saints do; not as the saints, pardoned, but  as  innocents,  against  whom  no  charge  can  be  brought. Having no sin upon them, they will die no more.  That life they get through Christ as truly as do the saints.  Hence they can join the everlasting song of redemption, with all  the  saints  in  glory.    Had  it  not  been for  Christ  they  would  have  remained dead.    For  eternal  life,  its  joys  and  its glory,   they   are   as   truly   indebted   to divine  love  and  favour  in  the  gospel  as David, or Peter, or Paul. Thus it is easy to  see  that  infants  are  saved  by  the gospel,   but   not   by   means   of   faith, repentance,  and  baptism.    These  are  for sinners not for innocents.” 1878    J H Waggoner, Thoughts on Baptism   82.1 

      “As  in  the  case  of  the  saints,  i.e. the  justified,  so  in  the  case  of  infants.    They  have  no  sins  for  which  to  answer.    They  cannot fall under a penalty, because they are innocent.  Yet they die; of 
      course not as sinners condemned, but as mortal creatures cut off from  the  tree  of  life  by  the  action  of  Adam.    His  sin  brought condemnation  to  himself,  and  it  was  deserved;  but  it  brings  no 
      condemnation  to  these  innocent  ones;  they  do  not  deserve  it.  "The  son  shall  not  bear  the  iniquity  of  the  father,  neither  shall the father bear the iniquity of the son.  Ezekiel 18:20.” 
      1878    J H Waggoner,   Thoughts on Baptism 81.2 

      They (infants)  “are saved by  virtue of the life of God poured   out   in   Christ...”   for   the   entire   race. 
      According  to  Ellet  Waggoner,  these  innocent  babes are saved by God's grace.

      The "Age of Accountability"

      The term "age of accountability" is not used in the Bible. Nevertheless, the doctrine of an age or a time when men become accountable for their actions is clearly taught in the Bible. What is meant by this term is that children cannot be accountable for their actions until they have a knowledge of good and evil, until they know to refuse the evil and choose the good.

      We know that children are not sinners at birth; for if they were, there could be no such thing as an "age of accountability." If babies are guilty and condemned for the sin of Adam from birth, then there is no room for them to reach a certain age before they become accountable. They are guilty and under God's wrath from birth. However, the Bible teaches that babies do not inherit sin and guilt from Adam. "For the children being not yet born, neither having done any good or evil..." Rom. 9:11. Jacob and Esau had no original sin; they did not sin with Adam when he transgressed. We know this because they were not sinners while in the womb of their mother, Rebecca. Since the Bible says they had done nothing good or evil up to this time, we must assume that they became moral agents at some later time, after they were born. There are numerous verses like this in the Bible which show the doctrine of original sin to be false, and which also teach, either directly or indirectly, the doctrine of an "age of accountability." Let us look at some of them:

      Moreover your little ones, which ye said should be a prey, and your children, which in that day had no knowledge between good and evil, they shall go in thither, and unto them will I give it, and they shall possess it. Deut. 1:39

      For before the children shall know to refuse the evil, and choose the good, the land that thou abhorrest shall be forsaken of both her kings. Isaiah 7:16

      I will not again curse the ground any more for man's sake; for the imagination of man's heart is evil from his youth. Gen. 8:21

      Deut. 1:39 speaks of the "little ones" and the "children" who "in that day had no knowledge between good and evil." Isaiah 7:16 speaks of a child coming to an age when he knows to "refuse the evil, and choose the good." Both of these texts speak of children coming to a time in their lives when they have a knowledge of the moral character of their actions and know there is evil which they ought to refuse and good which they ought to choose. Neither of these verses gives a certain age at which moral agency begins. This is because there is no fixed age at which children become accountable, since reason will develop earlier in one child than another according to his gifts and circumstances. But when a child's reason has developed to the point that he knows to "refuse the evil and choose the good," he becomes a moral agent and is accountable for his deeds.

      This possession of moral knowledge or understanding is absolutely necessary before there can be accountability. A child must know the moral character of his actions before he can be responsible for them.

      Some advocates of original sin have objected that the government of God would be unjust if children were made accountable for their actions at a tender age when they would not be able easily to withstand temptation. They have used this objection as an excuse for maintaining the doctrine of original sin. This kind of logic is absurd. For, according to the doctrine of original sin, children are guilty and under the wrath of God from birth, without any probation. It is hard to understand how the advocates of original sin can swallow whole the injustice of being born in a state of guilt and condemnation, and yet quibble over the supposed injustice of becoming accountable at a tender age. This amounts to swallowing a camel and straining at a gnat.

      With God, there can be no such thing as a "tender age" in the sense of an unjust age at which children become responsible. God alone knows and is the judge of when a child reaches the "age of accountability." He alone knows the thoughts and the intentions of the heart. And, knowing that God is just, we know that God will not work unrighteousness in this respect. "Shall not the Judge of all the earth do right?" Gen. 18:25. Those who make this objection seem to feel that God cannot be trusted with what is unknown to us. But he can be trusted. God is just in all his judgments. The accountability or non-accountability of every child is perfectly known to God. He "searches the reins and hearts" of all men. He discerns the thoughts and intents of the heart." He will bring to light the "hidden things of darkness" and judge the "secrets of men" in truth and righteousness.

      The advocates of original sin need not fear that God will unjustly make children accountable at too early an age. He can be trusted to judge righteously with the hidden things of the heart. Truth, justice, and equity are the foundations of his throne. I Cor. 4:5, Rev. 2:23, Heb. 4:12-13, Eccl. 12:14, Rom. 2:15-16.

       


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      "Shocking and brillant testimony about the dangers of childhood vaccinations given to the United States government by concern citizens. On June 26, 2011, these courageous (concerned) citizens came together in support of H1055, a bill proposing to add "parent choice" to the options on whether your child should receive a vaccination or not. This is a human rights issue. We MUST raise awareness about this issue, watch this video NOW and SHARE IT with your friends and family immediately! (thank you)" -Please pray this Bill is passed! It's amazing how dangerous these vaccines are, yet the government funded AMA still pumps these toxins into the children! Prophecy says they will use drugs to deceive the nations, and so they are. PLEASE share this video! And by the way, your doctor is lying when he says "it's the law" that your child be vaccinated. This Bill allowing children to attend schools without vaccinations is proof of that fact! The schools are actually the ones FORCING parents to poison their children. Sep 26 11, 08:09:36 


      RADAR PICKS UP CHEMTRAILS

      The highest education includes the knowledge of the Word of God and a daily, conscientious walking in the footsteps of Christ.




      THE REVIEW AND HERALD
      August 5, 1890

      We Should Praise God Now
      By Mrs. E. G. White

       

      It is the absence of the graces of God’s Spirit that leaves the home in a dark, unhappy condition. Your home should be a blessed sanctuary where God can come in, and where his holy angels can minister unto you. If impatience and unkindness are manifested one to another, angels cannot be attracted to your home; but where love and peace abide, these heavenly ones love to come and bring still more of the holy influence of the home above.

      Scarcely any of us realize that angels are about us; and these precious angels, who minister to those who shall be heirs of salvation, are saving from us many, many temptations and difficulties. The whole family of heaven is interested in the families here below; and how thankful we should be for this interest manifested for us day and night. Words spoken in our homes which are impatient and unkind, angels hear; and do you want to find in the books of heaven a record of the impatient and passionate words you have uttered in your family? Impatience brings the enemy of God and man into your family, and drives out the angels of God. If you are abiding in Christ, and Christ in you, you cannot speak angry words. Fathers and mothers, I beseech you, for Christ’s sake, to be kind, tender, and patient in your homes. Then light and sunshine will enter your homes, and you will feel that bright beams from the Sun of Righteousness are indeed shining into your hearts.

      You should never separate Christ from your life and family, and close the doors against him by un-Christlike words and actions. There are those who profess the truth who neglect family prayer. But how can you venture to go to your labor without committing the care of your souls to your Heavenly Father? You should show that you trust in him. You should consecrate your families to God before you leave your homes. Every prayer that you offer up to God in faith, will surely be respected and answered by your Heavenly Father. When Abraham was told to go out into a place which he knew not, wherever he pitched his tent he built an altar, and offered up his prayer morning and evening; and the Lord said of Abraham, “I know him, that he will command his children and his household after him, and they shall keep the way of the Lord, to do justice and judgment.” This is the very work that should be done in every family, but it is strangely neglected. We want to live as in the sight of God in this world. It is of the greatest importance that we constantly make preparation here for the future, immortal life. We may have that life that measures with the life of God; if we are faithful, we shall have an immortal inheritance, an eternal substance; we shall see the King in his beauty; we shall behold the matchless charms of our blessed Saviour.

      We should feel the importance of educating and training our children, that they shall seek and appreciate eternal life. Their will must be brought into subjection to the will of God, and they must seek constantly to repress everything that is evil in their natures. If fathers and mothers want their children to be Christlike in disposition, they must set them the example. Your every act should be one to fit yourself and your children for heaven, and you will have special help in the matter. The Saviour desires your joy to be full, therefore he tells you to abide in him and he will abide in you. Open the door of your heart, and let in Jesus and the bright rays of his righteousness. He loves us with a love that is inexpressible, and if at any time you begin to fear that you will be lost, that Jesus does not love you, look to Calvary. Do you want a clearer expression of his love than that which the Father has bestowed upon us, in that he has given us in his Son? The light shining from the cross of Calvary should make us the happiest people on the earth. Now I ask you, dear brethren and sisters, why should we not love him? He exclaims, “What could have been done more to my vineyard, that I have not done in it?” If we had to work out our salvation in our own strength, we might be discouraged, and give up the warfare; but now he says, “I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world.” When he has given us such an assurance of his care, should we not respond to it by giving him our confidence? If you have been in the habit of murmuring, complaining, and finding fault, you must cease, for you are showing the Satanic side of your character. If you neglect your own soul, and begin to find fault and pick flaws in others, you are doing Satan’s work. But if you are talking of the love of Jesus, and are trying to bless those around you with your influence, you are a blessing and not a curse, you are bringing yourself into close relationship to Jesus. Every day we are to be gaining the victory. Only one day at a time is given us in which to work. We must exercise living faith in God today; we must believe that God accepts us this day if we come to him in sincerity.

      You must not be controlled by feeling. You must look away from the things that are seen, to the things that are unseen, trusting and rejoicing in the promises of God. I have thought with what joy the angels would look down from heaven upon us, if we were all praising God, and abiding in Christ. If, indeed, there is joy to the full for the Christian, why should we not possess it, and manifest it to the world? The whole treasure of heaven is opened before you in Christ: why should not every one bring Christ into his life, and represent him to the world?

      Our Saviour is coming again, and he wants to find you all ready for his appearing. If you are ready, your eyes will be beholding Jesus and heaven your home. When trials come to depress and discourage you, you must talk faith, not doubt and despondency; you must place your eyes upon heaven and heavenly things. Says Paul, “Our light affliction which is but for a moment, worketh for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory; while we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen.” Then let us keep talking of Jesus and his love; let us dwell upon the precious truths which he has intrusted to our keeping; let us show to the world around us that these truths are accomplishing something for us. How can the world tell of the value of the truth which you have received unless they witness the transforming effect on your character? When you have Christ abiding in your hearts by faith, you will bring his righteousness into your life and experience. Satan will say to you, “You cannot be saved; you are a sinner.” Well, tell him that you know you are a sinner, but that Christ came to save sinners. He says, “I am not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.” Tell the enemy, “I have laid hold of the righteousness of Christ, and he is my Saviour I have no righteousness of my own, but Christ is my righteousness.” Then you will be justified by faith.

      In just a little time, Christ will come in power and great glory, and what a terrible thing it would be if we should not be ready! Let us get ready at once. Separate evil from you, begin to sing the song of praise and rejoicing here below. Do you want to learn the song of praise here, do not let a single word of bitterness or envy or fault-finding escape your lips; but let your lips be tuned to praise God. There is enough to discourage us everywhere, but we must look to the Author and Finisher of our faith, and by beholding his loveliness and purity become changed into the same image. You can feast your soul on his love; you can know that you are obtaining the victory every day; you can rejoice in the Lord.

      I am so sorry for my Master, because he hears so little praise, so little thankfulness, for the love that he has bestowed upon us. Angels in heaven are praising God all the time, and here are mortals for whom Christ left the heavenly home, and suffered mockery, insult, and death, that he might lift us up to sit in heavenly places, and they offer no song of praise.

      If you sit in heavenly places with Christ, you cannot refrain from praising God. Begin to educate your tongues to praise him, and train your hearts to make melody to God; and when the evil one begins to settle his gloom about you, sing praise to God. When things go crossways at your homes, strike up a song about the matchless charms of the Son of God, and I tell you, when you touch this strain, Satan will leave you. You can drive out the enemy with his gloom; his dark shadow will be swept from your pathway by praising God, and you can see, O, so much clearer, the love and compassion of your Heavenly Father. It is Satan’s studied effort to eclipse the light of the Sun of Righteousness so that you cannot see it. Your mind should be uplifted to God; you should have praise meetings in your family and in the church. Do not tell a dismal story at any time or in any place. Let the whole world look upon you, and say, “These are people who love God; for we can see his image reflected in them.”

      Now, brethren and sisters, may the grace of God and his blessing come into your hearts. God does not want you to gather to your souls every little trial and difficulty, and talk to them until you become discouraged, and changed into a cloud of gloom and discouragement. Uplift your soul into the pure, heavenly atmosphere; get out of the moral miasma of this low earthliness; let the soul open to the love of God.

      Be of good courage, brethren and sisters; Jesus lives! he is your Saviour; he wants to save every one of you; he wants to place a crown of glory upon every brow. Let us act before the world as God’s peculiar people, showing forth the praises of Him who has called us out of darkness into his marvelous light.

      O what a time of rejoicing there will be in heaven when we get out of the perplexities of this life! With gladness we shall cast our crowns at the Saviour’s feet. We shall touch the golden harps, and fill all heaven with the richest harmony. Let us touch the harps here, and let our lips glorify God.


      By Goodman Green: "I am told by friends and subscribers alike, that I present the problems and offer no solutions.


      What can I say? There can be no solution without an AWARENESS of

      the problem. I do my best to share information and explore

      alternative ways of looking at things. That IS my contribution to

      finding a solution.


      I don't lose my composure often, but I have to let loose my outrage

      on this one.

      This CNN story tells of the alarming rise in autism, 78% in the

      last decade alone, but there is one very important word they

      deliberately neglect to mention...


      VACCINES!!!

      VACCINES!!!

      VACCINES!!!


      The evidence linking vaccines and autism continues to mount, and

      yet the pharmaceutical establishment continues to vigorously deny

      that there could possibly be any link between the two. It's INSANE!

      Many vaccines contain mercury, a neurotoxin even in the smallest

      amount, why would anyone inject babies with that?

      The secret that you are not supposed to know...

      Video:

      http://www.brasschecktv.com/page/9987.html

      Goodman Green

      - Brasscheck"



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      A recent Reuters article has indicated that children who have been

      vaccinated for whooping cough are more susceptible to the disease,
      once the vaccine wears off, than children that have NEVER been
      vaccinated.

      Let me put that another way;

      "Whooping cough infections are MORE common among children already
      vaccinated against whooping cough than unvaccinated children."

      Of course, the medical establishment's answer is to make 'booster'
      shots more frequent and vaccinations mandatory.

      Here's the story...

      Video:

      http://www.brasschecktv.com/page/10070.html

      This is a horror story.

      I present this story to you because, though it is an individual
      case, it is a very articulated example of what goes on in great
      numbers.

      In Houston, Child Protective Services tried for years to get their
      hands on a particular little girl and when they finally did they
      put the 3 year old on excessive doses of multiple psychotropic
      'medications', which caused the girl unimaginable harm.

      NOTE: They call the agency Child Protective Services, but in many
      cases that is not an accurate name for it. As I said, this happens
      in 'great numbers', so you can expect a follow-up post on this
      point very soon.

      Video:

      http://www.brasschecktv.com/page/10669.html

      Vaccines:
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