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21 Letters and Manuscripts — Volume 25 (1910 - 1915), Ms 83, 1912, par. 13

W. C. White: No, nobody drove them away. Well, we will do the best we can.

22 Letters and Manuscripts — Volume 25 (1910 - 1915), Ms 22, 1913, par. 46

... this would be brought about before this time; but we will go straight ahead and do the best we can. We will give ourselves to God just as we are. He does not mean that ...

23 Ellen G. White: The Early Years: 1827-1862 (vol. 1), p. 412.3 (Arthur Lacey White)

We hope, however, that the time is not far distant when this people will be in that position necessary to be able to get church property insured, hold their meetinghouses in a proper manner, that those persons making their wills, and wishing to do so, can appropriate a portion to the publishing department. Till this can be brought about, we must do the best we can; but we wish it distinctly understood that we bear no individual responsibility in the matter.—Ibid.

24 Ellen G. White: The Progressive Years: 1862-1876 (vol. 2), p. 322.3 (Arthur Lacey White)

But if fellow laborers dodge responsibilities, neglect our periodicals, and leave work for us to do which they should do themselves, we shall submit to remain in Battle Creek, and do the best we can. Brethren, we are at your service.—Ibid.

25 Believe His Prophets, p. 244.1 (Denton Edward Rebok)

... situation I think the Lord expects us to use good common sense, and we should do the best we can. Remember the definition given by Mrs. White herself: “Health reform is an intelligent selection of ...

26 Divine Guidance in the Remnant of God’s Church, p. 162.3 (Denton Edward Rebok)

... use good common sense, and when we are in a situation like that we should do the best we can. Remember the following definition given by Mrs. White herself, “Health reform is an intelligent selection ...

27 Messenger of the Lord, p. 310.5 (Herbert E. Douglass)

The second principle is that we should do the best we can under all circumstances. For example, in the days when nutritional supplements were not available, or when various vegetables and fruit were not easily obtainable, Ellen White suggested that grape juice in the best form available was appropriate as a food supplement for medicinal purposes. Obviously she was not suggesting that wine be used as a recreational beverage or as a feature of one’s regular diet.

28 General Conference Daily Bulletin, vol. 1 March 4, 1897, page 251 paragraph 10

... resolution, or a nomination, or whatever may come up for consideration. We say we will do the best we can, but we are not absolutely sure as to whether it is right or wrong. Then ...

29 Christ and His Righteousness, p. 96.1 (Ellet Joseph Waggoner)

... ); therefore, it is a mistake to say that all God wants is for us to do the best we can. He who does no better than that will not do the works of God. No ...

30 General Conference Daily Bulletin, vol. 1 March 4, 1897, page 251 paragraph 10

... resolution, or a nomination, or whatever may come up for consideration. We say we will do the best we can, but we are not absolutely sure as to whether it is right or wrong. Then ...

31 Discussion on the Sabbath Question, p. 88.3 (Joseph Harvey Waggoner)

... time. We need another evening to notice all the points before us, but we will do the best we can. A few points we must notice in last evening’s speech. He said there was ...

32 Signs of the Times and Expositor of Prophecy [Himes], vol. 2 May 15, 1841, page 29 paragraph 6

... us a communication of 23 pages, closely written; in reply to his namesake. We shall do the best we can to give him a hearing; but we must divide his article into several numbers if ...

33 Signs of the Times and Expositor of Prophecy [Himes], vol. 4 December 14, 1842, page 104 paragraph 9

Hereafter, those wishing for publications, and who expect to pay for them at all, are requested to pay in advance. Those wishing for publications who have not the means of paying for them, art requested so to state it, and we will do the best we can for them according to our means, but in order so to do, our agents must make immediate returns.

34 The Advent Review, and Sabbath Herald, vol. 2 November 25, 1851, page 56 paragraph 31

... not able to give them that attention they deserve for want of time. We will do the best we can, and if we pass over anything of importance the friends must write again. If correspondents ...

35 The Advent Review, and Sabbath Herald, vol. 3 September 16, 1852, page 80 paragraph 36

THE YOUTH’S INSTRUCTOR, No. 2, will be delayed several weeks. Under present circumstances, it is impossible to publish it at the regular time. We will do the best we can.

36 The Advent Review, and Sabbath Herald, vol. 3 March 17, 1853, page 176 paragraph 21

Speaking of the Sabbath, C. says: “How often have I heard Sabbatarians say, ‘We can’t keep it: we do the best we can; yet we can’t keep it according to the Bible.’ The reason is, it was never designed for Christians to keep,” etc.

37 The Advent Review, and Sabbath Herald, vol. 5 February 28, 1854, page 47 paragraph 13

... the strength of the Lord: for victory will turn on Zion’s side. Let us do the best we can to sustain this glorious cause of present truth. The solemn time in which we live ...

38 Advent Review, and Sabbath Herald, vol. 10 May 21, 1857, page 24 paragraph 7

... a desire to hear. Although we are poor in this world’s goods, we will do the best we can to help forward the cause of present truth. We would be glad to have them ...

39 Advent Review, and Sabbath Herald, vol. 15 February 23, 1860, page 108 paragraph 9

... appreciate a portion to the publishing department. Till this can be brought around, we must do the best we can; but we wish it distinctly understood that we bear no individual responsibility in the matter ...

40 Advent Review, and Sabbath Herald, vol. 15 April 26, 1860, page 180 paragraph 6

... appropriate a portion to the publishing department. Till this can be brought around, we must do the best we can; but we wish it distinctly understood that we bear no individual responsibility in the matter ...