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Plain Truth 1978 (Prelim No 05) May_w

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Vol.XLIII,NO
.5
ARTICLES
a
ma
ga
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t
understand
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ISSN0032-0420May1978
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ABOUTOURCOVERThebigissueinCanadatodayisthethreatenedsecessionofthepredominantly French-speakingprovinceofQuebecfromtherestofCanada.WhileCanadianPrime MinisterPierreElliottTrudeau(left)fightstoholdhisnationtogether,archrivalRene Levesqueandhisseparatist
PartiQuebecois
continuetopushforQuebecnationhood. WhatwouldbetheeffectsofaQuebecpullout?Readthearticlebeginningon page6.
Today'sYouthHasChanged!WhyIstheTrinityNot
Mentioned
in
Scripture?
WillQuebecSecede?Behind
Canada's
UnityCrisisBurglary-ToThwartaThiefSomethingtoRememberHimByAfrica'sBattleAgainsttheFly
That
BlindsTheHoneybeeKnowsAlltheAnglesPartI:David-AManAfterGod'sOwnHeart Why
Chr
istiansKeepWhitsunday
(The
Dayof
Pentecost
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Personal
from
...
Education
for
Life!
I
samantrulyeducatedunlessheknows
WHAT
he
IS?
And
unlessheknows
WHY
heis,
whether
thereis
any
purposeormeaningtolife,
and
whatthat
is?
And
unlessheknowswhereheisgoingintheend?
And
unlessheknowsthetruevaluesfromthefalse
and
thewaytosuchdesiredconditionsaspeace,happiness,.prosperity,
and
theenjoyable,pleasant,
and
interestinglife?Rightnowmanyhighschoolseniorsarefacingtheproblem
of
whethertogoonto
college-and
ifso,whichcollege.
If
I
wereayoungmanoryoung
woman
facing
that
question,I'mvery
sure-knowing
what
Iknow
now-that
Iwouldwanttofind
out
whichcollegeoruniversityteachesthesethings.I'msureI'dwantto
attend
theschool
of
higherlearningwhichwouldteachmenotmerelyhowtoearnaliving
-pardon
me,I
mean
an
existence-but
theonewhichwouldteachmehowtolive!Didyoueverwonderwhyitisthatnearlyeverybodywantstolivealifethatispleasing,enjoyable,
interesting-without
boredom,aches,pains,suffering,or unpleasantenvironmentsorcircumstances?
Nearly
everyoneexperiencesahungerforsomethingthatwillreallysatisfy;yet,somehow,heneverfindsitexcept at
brief
intervalsthatneverseemtolast.
When
thisWork
of
God
wasonlyseveralyears
under
way,inOregon,andIwas,most
of
thetime,preachinginevangelisticcampaigns
about
sixnightsaweek,broadcastingeverySunday,editing
and
mimeographing
ThePlainTruth,
andcounselingwithscores
of
people,Ifoundtheneed
of
something
relaxing-something
togetmymindofftheseseriousmatters
and
thisdrivingactivityforalittlewhile.Mrs.ArmstrongandIfoundatotalchange,mentally,inattendingoccasionalbasketballgamesattheUniversity
of
Oregonbasketballpavilion,
MacArthur
Court.AtthattimetheUniversity
of
Oregonhad
ateam
of
sophomores
and
one
seniorwhichlookedlikecomers.Andsureenough,intheirsenior
year
theseboyswentontowinthefirstnational
championship-in
latewinter
of
1939.
That
wasthefirstyearthe
NCAA
had
anational
The
PLAINTRUTHMay1978
play-offleadingtoanational
championship
.EventodayIcanfindanoccasional
change
of
paceby
attending
agame.
There
I
can
see
thousands
beingthrilledbyscintillatingplay.Arethesebasketballfansenjoyinglife?
If
youaskthem,atthe
moment,
theanswermightbe
"You
bet!"
Aretheybored?
Notduring
theexcitement
of
thegame!Dothey(eelasort
of
mental,emotional,orspiritualhunger?
Notduring
thethrill
of
thegame.Butafterthe
game-then
what?Why,afterthe
game
isover
and
thefanshavegonehome,dotheyexperiencealetdown
-until
thenextgame,orthenextexperience
of
somepleasure?Igottowondering.Afterthegame,
I
don
'texperience
any
letdown.
I
don'thavetosuffertheexperience
of
emptiness,boredom,orthissort
of
soul
hunger
whateverit
is-until
thenextexciting
entertainment.
Asa
matter
of
fact,Ifindmylifeinteresting,invigorating,stimulating,satisfying,
andabundant
atalltimes!
It
istremendouslyexcitingattimes;itisnever
bor
ing,neverdull,neverdiscontented!
Why?
What'sthedifference?Iknowwhatthedifferenceis.
The
answeris
bound
upinthequestionsIaskedatthebeginning
of
this
Personal
talkwithmyreaders.Ihavelearnedwhat
man
is!
Ihavelearnedthat
man
was
put
onthis
earth
forapurpose,
and
Ihavelearned
whatthat
purposeis!Ihavelearnedhowtofulfillit.Ihavelearnedwhatthe
true
valuesare,
and
whatarethefalse.
And
Ihave
learned
thesecret
of
afull,
abundant,
interesting,enjoyablelife!
Not
merelyduringabasketball
game'or
someoccasionalentertainment!
All
thetime!Ihavelearnedthewaytopeace
of
mind,toinvigorating,satisfying,alwaysinterestingliving.IhavelearnedwhyIamhere,whereIamgoing,
and
thewaytoget
there.
I'monmywaytherenow,
and
the
journey
ismoreinteresting
than
Icantellyou!
There's
neveraletdown.
There
usedto
be-yearsago-before
I
learned
theseanswers.Butnotanymore!Yes,ifIwereayoung
man
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