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The Worth of a Soul
The worth of a soul: Who can count its value? Who can appraise itsworth? An immortal soul
is beyond all price.
“Forwhat is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his ownsoul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?” (Matthew 16:26)
In money, one soul is of more value than the wealth of the world.
In journeyings, no foreign land is too distant or any portion ofit is too inaccessible for all the
people of the world to take a journey there, if by so doing onesoul could be saved.
There is no trouble too great, no humiliation too deep, nosuffering too severe, no love too
strong, no labor too hard, no expense too large, but that it isworth it, if it is spent in the effort to win a soul.
Of all creation in this world and in the world to come, thegreatest, the most wonderful, the
most priceless, the most enduring is a soul.
God loves the soul more than all creation. He fashioned it afterHis own image, and made it
like unto Himself. Every soul has departed from God and goneastray, and God has bought every soul back again with a price. That price was the blood of His onlybegotten Son, Who took upon Himself the sin of the soul, suffering the death penalty, that thesoul might be saved, cleansed andmade holy again. God loves every soul with an everlasting, eternallove greater and deeper than any human love can possibly be.
Satan hates the soul. In Satan’s enmity towards God he is usingall his energy, using every
snare, his utmost cunning, employing every means with the onesingle purpose of ruining the soul of man, because Satan knows the soul is God’s most cherishedcreation, the apple of His eye.
A Soul Will Never Die
When this earth of ours has crumbled to dust and has passed awayinto the forgotten past, a soul will still be in its freshness of youth.
When a million million eternities have each lived out theirendless ages and have rolled by into
the unthinkable past, and time is no more, the soul will still beliving a conscious personal reality endowed with perpetual life.
Godhas said: “He that winneth souls is wise.” (Proverbs 11:30)
If Christians would only realize the value and the immortality ofprecious souls, and the shortness of this earthly life, they would work feverishly, unceasingly,with all their greatest energy, day after day, year after year, that they might save one soul.