Let the diet reform be progressive. Let the people be taught how to prepare food without the use of milk or butter. Tell them that the time will soon come when there will be no safety in using eggs, milk, cream, or butter, because disease in animals is increasing in proportion to the increase of wickedness among men. The time is near when, because of the iniquity of the fallen race, the whole animal creation will groan under the diseases that curse our earth.—Testimonies for the Church, vol. 7, p. 135.
There is no safety in eating of the flesh of dead animals, and in a short time the milk of the cows will also be excluded from the diet of God's commandment-keeping people. In a short time it will not be safe to use anything that comes from the animal creation. [written in 1898]—Pacific unlon Recorder, Nov. 7, 1901.
For we know that the whole creation groaneth and travaileth in pain together until now. (Rom. 8:22)
The food which God gave Adam in his sinless state is the best for man’s use as he seeks to regain that sinless state!
Christ is waiting with longing desire for the manifestation (shining out of us to others) of Himself (NOT SOMEONE ELSE!) in His church (His People). When the character (thoughts and feelings, choices and desires) of Christ shall be perfectly reproduced in His people, then He will come to claim them as His own.
When Christ comes in the clouds - it is NOT to cleanse us of our sins, to remove from us the defects in our characters, cure us of the infirmities of our tempers and dispositions--this work is DONE before He comes! We will THEN receive the finishing touch of immortality!
The Original Diet (In Genesis (1:29) we find God's original diet for man)
"Again and again I have been shown that God is bringing His people back to His original design, that is, not to subsist upon the flesh of dead animals. He would have us teach people a better way.” TSDF 69
"If meat is discarded, if the taste is not educated in that direction, if a liking for fruits and grains is encouraged, it will soon be as God in the beginning designed it should be. No meat will be used by His people." TSDF 125.
"God gave our first parents the food He designed that the race should eat. It was contrary to His plan to have the life of any creature taken. There was to be no death in Eden...." CDF 81