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this is being written, is probably the most controversial
question at issue among the Western world's popula–
tion-the question of abortion.
The human spirit enters the human embryo at
conception. It is this spirit that may, upon adult
conversion, be united with the Holy Spirit from the
great Creator God, impregnating that human with
God-life as a child of the living God, in a state of
gestation, though as yet unborn. To destroy an embryo
or a fetus in a mother's uterus is to
a potential
future God Being.
Therefore, abortion is murder.
Now back to our original question: "What is the
only real value of a human life?"
Human life is animal existence but with human
spirit empowering the brain with intellect. The human
spirit in man makes possible the union with the Holy
Spirit and mind and immortality of God. When mortal
man dies, the body reverts to dust, and the spirit returns
to God.
Life After Death
The departed human spirit at death
in fact a spiritual
mold, of itself unconscious, yet in the resurrection
bringing into the resurrected body all the memory,
knowledge and character as well as form and shape of
the person before death. The human spirit of itself
cannot see, hear, think or know. The only real
inherent and self-containing, lies in the Holy Spirit of
God, united with the human spirit. The value of a
human life lies in the human spirit and its potential of
being united with God's Spirit-which is God-mind and
Philosophers think of human worth as of supreme
value in itself alone. They speak of "human dignity."