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THE INCREDIBLE HUMAN POTENTIAL
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During that seventh millennium, the KINGDOM OF Goo- the
RULING FAMILY
OF
Goo - would be established on earth.
Meanwhile, during the first 6,000 years, a FEW would be of–
fered opportunity to enter into the
spiritual creation,
which begins
with the receiving of the SECOND SPIRIT - that is, the gift of the
HoLY SPIRIT of God. Outside of this comparative few, God
adopted a "hands-off" policy toward the human race. Abe!,
Adam's second son, apparently followed God's way, for Christ
called him "righteous Abe!." Enoch "walked with God." Noah
found favor with God - but apparently that was all during the
first 1,900 years or so.
After the Flood, Abraham, Isaac, Israel, and Joseph lived
God's way. Then God called and formed the nation of Israel, but
they were offered no spiritual salvation or eternallife - only ma–
terial and national blessings. God called and used a few prophets.
Then Christ carne and made spiritual salvation possible for all.
Yet only the first comparatively very small spiritual harvest has
been called to spiritual salvation during the nearly 2,000 years
since Christ.
Human Reproduction the Type of God's Reproducing Himself
Few people realize that human reproduction has a sacred and
ÜOD-PLANE MEANING NOT APPLICABLE TO ANY OTHER KIND OF
LIFE.
Human reproduction pictures spiritual salvation - which is
actually God the Father reproducing Himselfin the Goo FAMILY.
Now see the ASTOUNDING COMPARISON!
MAN, remember, is composed wholly of MATTER from the
ground (Gen. 2:7 and 3: 19). But HOW can God bridge the gap, in
reproducing Himself, of converting a wholly physical man into a
wholly Spirit-composed member of the Goo FAMILY?
lt
starts
with a spirit (a portion of spirit essence) IN the wholly
physical man. Remember, this spirit is NOT the man - only some–
thing IN the man. Remember, too, this spirit cannot see, hear, or
think. The MAN sees, hears, and thinks through his physical brain
and the five senses of seeing, hearing, tasting, smelling, and feel–
ing.
The
spirit in man Ímparts the power of PHYSICAL INTELLECT
to the physical brain, thus forming human MINO.