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WHAT HAS RELIGION DONE FOR MANKIND?

were borne along by holy spirit ." (2 Peter 1 :20, 21, NW; 1 Peter 1 :10-12) This makes the Most High God the one great Author of the Book, though it was written by men's hands . 17 Throughout the centuries men of this world, and particularly in these last few centuries the materialistic scientists as well as irreverent radical thinkers, have attacked the Bible as historically incorrect, unscientific, contradictory, ancient and not advanced enough for our day . But scientists have repeatedly had to correct themselves . The advances made by them and the search for ancient records found in writing and on the buried relics of former days have brought discoveries which have more and more confirmed the Bible as true rather than supported the arguments of its attackers . Compared with the so-called "creation tablets of Babylon" which are filled with senseless fables, the Bible account of creation is plain, simple, and fully supported by the findings of modern science . None but the Creator could have inspired that account. 18 The Bible solves the great mysteries that have baffled mankind. In this it displays that its great Author knew the end from the beginning of his works toward mankind . It tells how sin entered the universe and how it will be wiped out, and how all its sad effects upon mankind will be cleansed away. It tells how God would send a great Liberator for mankind and how he would 17 . How and by whom has the Bible been attacked, and how has it received only further confirmation? 18 . What baffling mysteries does the Bible solve, so proving God its Inspirer?

What Has Religion Done for Mankind?  

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