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1 God's Amazing Grace, p. 235.4 (Ellen Gould White)

We must learn of Christ. We must know what He is to those He has ransomed. We must realize that through belief in Him it is our privilege to be partakers of the divine nature, and so escape the corruption that is in the world through lust. Then we are cleansed from all sin, all defects of character. We need not retain one sinful propensity....

2 The Review and Herald April 24, 1900, paragraph 6

... the corruption that is in the world through lust. Then we are cleansed from all sin, all defects of character. We need not retain one sinful propensity. Christ is the sin-bearer; John pointed the people to him ...

3 Letters and Manuscripts — Volume 14 (1899), Ms 11, 1899, par. 9

We must learn of Christ. We must learn what He is to those He has ransomed. We must realize that it is our privilege through a belief on Christ to be partakers of the divine nature, and so escape the corruption that is in the world through lust. We escape from all sin, all defects of character. is the Sinbearer, and John pointed the people to Him, saying, “Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world.” [John 1:29.] We need not retain one sinful propensity.

4 Handbook of SDA Theology, p. 269.4 (Raoul Dederen-GCSDA)

We must realize that through belief in Him it is our privilege to be partakers of the divine nature, and so escape the corruption that is in the world through lust. Then we are cleansed from all sin, all defects of character. We need not retain one sinful propensity … . As we partake of the divine nature, hereditary and cultivated tendencies to wrong are cut away from the character, and we are made a living power for good” (7BC 943).

5 SDA Bible Commentary, vol. 7 (EGW), p. 943.1 (Ellen Gould White)

... divine nature, and so escape the corruption that is in the world through lust. Then we are cleansed from all sin, all defects of character. We need not retain one sinful propensity.... [Ephesians 2:1-6 quoted.] ...