Our Hope of Immortality–Chapter 1 of My Book, The Apostles’ Doctrine

Immortality Road

To live on.  To not have to die.  It is the common thread tying almost all cultures, religions and philosophies together.  Is it not what every nation has clamored for?

The furtive longings of a billion souls from a thousand civilizations have whispered their desire for it. The baked clay tablets of Mesopotamia speak of it. Fragments of Egypt’s fragile papyrus pages still share the dream. The Gilgamesh Epic of Babyloniaaround 2,200 B.C. chronicles the hero’s quest for immortality. The ancient Greeks thought that immortalitywas attained through courageous effort on the battlefield. Shakespeare imagined immortality coming through the longevity of the lines he wrote. The Philosopher’s Stone, with its lead-into-gold alchemic dream, symbolized transcending ourleaden mortal existence into a golden immortal elixir of life andrejuvenation. Time would fail us to include the Egyptians’ mummies, the Indians’ nirvana, and on down to our present day whereactors and directors try to immortalizethemselves in…

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About wayneman

After high school, Kenneth Wayne Hancock enlisted in the Army, serving in a MASH hospital in Quang Tri, Vietnam during the Tet Offensive of January 1968. When he got out of the Army, he settled in Concord, Calif. and married Linda. He was an everyday drug user for three years, playing in rock bands, and yet still searching for the truth and the meaning to life. It was there that it was shown to him that the old self had to die. This led to an amazing conversion to Christ that would lead them to a 14 year stint as full time missionaries to Mexico and Ecuador. He also went on an expedition to Mt. Ararat, Turkey, in search for Noah's Ark. He has appeared on television many times speaking of his experiences. He is the author of two books, "The Unveiling of the Sons of God" and "Yah Is Savior: The Road to Immortality." He has also published short fiction and poetry. He currently is an Adjunct Instructor at two universities.
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