Near-death experiences are real: but only for survivors!

Religion News Service | 1/15/2019 | Staff
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Down through time, our ancestors seem to have sensed hidden truths as they buried their loved ones. They sustained a hope that has forever dwelt in the mind of man. At its heart, our forefathers instinctively believed in a Supreme Power. But you may be surprised how long ago mankind acknowledged that unseen forces exist—and they even symbolized their beliefs and fears through some sort of structure and worship.

Now, human religions around the world are confronting various contemporary challenges to their longstanding emphasis on faith. Yet, this has happened in less than half a century, as compared to the many centuries over which multiple human religions developed. Yet, the term “human” reflects how, over that long period, the significance of a Supreme Power seems to have dwindled substantially from what humanity had forever held in awe.

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Perhaps the obvious lack of humanly perceptible evidence of a Supreme Power made it more difficult to justify faith among the masses in modern society. So much so that Time magazine’s April 8, 1966 cover asked, “Is God Dead?”

Nevertheless, many people privately do admit disappointment in the results of their personal prayers. Publicly, many people criticize a purportedly loving God for failures to prevent widespread death, destruction, and upheaval from natural calamities.

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But the 1980s revived two humanly perceptible attributes of God. Yet, these remain unknown to...
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