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What is the real truth concerning human worth?
What is the real value of a human life?
is grossly
overestimated in its own reality, and astoundingly
undervalued in its supreme potential. The truth indeed
is staggering.
You look upon a sweet, innocent babe a few hours
old, or upon a life-fulfilled elderly person of 80 and ask
yourself, "Just how valuable is that life?-one just
beginning, the other already spent." Could you supply
the correct answer?
Right here is the point of
difficulty. Right here is the jumping off point where the
world's educated jump the track. Science and advanced
education today almost universally assume nothing
exists but matter. They deny the existence of spirit.
Which is to say, whether admitted or not, they deny the
existence of God.
We come to the modern science of brain research.
We learn that the human brain exercises many
functions impossible in animal brain, yet we learn there
is virtually no significant difference, physically. The
animal cannot think, reason, study, make decisions
apart from instinct.
cannot know what the human
knows. It does not have attitudes of judgment, wisdom,
love, kindness, cooperation, nor is it aware of com–
petition, conspiracy, envy, jealousy, resentment. It has
no appreciation of music, art and literature.
has no
spiritual qualities or characteristics. Yet science and
higher education insist the faculty of intellect in humans
is solely physical.
I had to
to myself rationally that God exists
and is in fact more
than matter. I had to
the Holy Bible is in fact the authoritative word of God,
by which he communicates to man, reveals truth
otherwise inaccessible to man. And I found revealed