Pesky Problems For Positive Preachers

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781446056202
  • Publisher: Read Books Design
  • Publication date: 4/6/2011
  • Pages: 130
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.31 (d)

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THE DEAD DO COMMUNICATE jjEAR some of the scholarly and brilliant Los An- ] geles preachers' voice their positive prevarications. Kev. Charles Edward Locke, former pastor of the First Methodist Episcopal Church, says: "There has been no scientific demonstration of a future life. We constantly believe there is a life beyond, but there has never been anything sufficiently clear, from the other world, to warrant us in saying it is an established scientific fact. The only alleged messages from the other world have been unimportant. I think if it were possible for the so-called dead to communicate with us, they would not send us these trivial messages. What we call death Jesus defines as sleep. I consider there is no sufficient proof regarding any communication whatsoever between this and any other world." Can anyone imagine a more illogical statement ? What can we think of a clergyman of standing, who professes a firm belief in every word contained in the Holy Bible, and yet professes to absolutely reject the hundreds of records of Spirit Communications with the living contained therein? This statement was not made by him years ago, but in the year 1920. One would think this sweeping denunciation should denote a knowledge of every phase of phenomena ever known to Man, yet one need only hear him talk to discover that he has not studied (or investigated) any phase of Spiritualism; not even its philosophy, to say nothing of its phenomena. What does the Rev. Locke know of the results of years of investigation on the part of many famous Scientistswho now KNOW, and admit in their writings, that spirit communication is a fact ? What does this reverend gentleman know, as compared with themillions throughout the world today who have actual knowledge that spirit communication is ...
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