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CHAPTER
IV
Pre-existence Befare the
Material Universe
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have explained to you the awesome potential of man. But
why?
Why does the Creator God purpose all this?
Why
did the living
God decide to create man and put him on earth? God does not do
things without a reason.
To understand- to comprehend the whole picture in the or–
der of time sequence- we must now go all the way back into pre–
history. That missing dimension in knowledge, too, is revealed in
the Word of God- God's message and revelation of knowledge
to mankind.
Did you ever start viewing a motion picture when it was more
than half way through? You probably were bewildered - not hav–
ing seen what occurred before and led up to the point where you
first began to see.
lt's the same in coming to an
UNDERSTANDING
of what God
has prepared for humanity - of the ultimate human potenti al.
True understanding can come only by beginning the story
at
the beginning!
If one should ask, where do you find the actual
beginning
of
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