5 edition of The ground and goal of human life found in the catalog.
|Statement||The New York university press|
|Publishers||The New York university press|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 97 p. :|
|Number of Pages||42|
|2||New York university studies in philosophy and religion|
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God has created us because HE IS CREATING A FAMILY! Now, the gifts of the Spirit are diverse: while He calls some to give clear witness to the desire for a heavenly home and to keep that desire green among the human family, He summons others to dedicate themselves to the earthly service of men and to make ready the material of the celestial realm by this ministry of theirs.
For by the very circumstance of their having been created, all things are endowed with their own stability, truth, goodness, proper laws and order. Apart from this message nothing will avail to fill up the heart of man: "Thou hast made us for Thyself," O Lord, "and our hearts are restless till they rest in Thee.
The purpose which He set before her is a religious one. The Church truly knows that only God, Whom she serves, meets the deepest longings of the human heart, which is never fully satisfied by what this world has to offer. Therefore it far excels mere erotic inclination, which, selfishly pursued, soon enough fades wretchedly away. At the end of the day, they still feel empty. According to The Book of Mormon prophet, Lehi, "Adam fell that man might be, and men are that they might have joy.
Humanity and Happiness 275 1 Happiness as Willed 277 2 The Consciousness of Happiness 287 2.
The goal, end, or intention is the part of the moral act that lies within the person. Then it will dwell more at length on certain of their implications having special significance for our day.
God, Who has fatherly concern for everyone, has willed that all men should constitute one family and treat one another in a spirit of brotherhood.
Examining his heart, man finds that he has inclinations toward evil too, and is engulfed by manifold ills which cannot come from his good Creator.
The sexual characteristics of man and the human faculty of reproduction wonderfully exceed the dispositions of lower forms of life.
31 For, since Christ died for all men, 32 and since the ultimate vocation of man is in fact one, and divine, we ought to believe that the Holy Spirit in a manner known only to God offers to every man the possibility of being associated with this paschal mystery.