WHAT HAS RELIGION DONE FOR MANKIND?
soul." (1 Corinthians 15 :45, Dy) There we have two inspired statements, fifteen centuries apart, that man became or was made into a living soul . God did not breathe into him an immaterial, invisible soul that could exist independently of the body and leave it and go somewhere else . A living soul was what the perfect man became and not what man had inside him . A living man has soul, that is to say, he has life or existence as a human soul, but he does not have an intelligent, separate something inside him which can abandon his body for a new existence elsewhere . Man and woman are human souls. But how the religions of this world, including those of Christendom, have twisted that fact and deceived mankind! 11 Man was not the first material soul on earth . 1 1 . Was man the first material soul on earth? How does the account show whether?
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