Let me write tonight on a subject that is of importance to mankind and should be fully explained, so that they may know the Truth that will show them the Way, to Immortality and Light.
I know that men have debated the question of man's immortality all down the centuries. They have attempted to prove the reality of its existence by various arguments and by reference to the analogy of the workings of God's Universe, in the fulfillment of His Designs, as displayed by the various creations of animate nature. In all these discussions, they have not succeeded in definitely and satisfactorily establishing the fact of Immortality.
And why? Because, in the first place, they have not understood what immortality means; and without a correct conception of that which it is desired to prove, it becomes very difficult to successfully prove the existence of the thing sought for.... The Message