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The Futility of Humanism

Book of Acts

A Sermon on Acts 7:17-20

“But as the time of the promise drew near, which God had granted to Abraham, the people increased and multiplied in Egypt until there arose over Egypt another king who did not know Joseph. He dealt shrewdly with our race and forced our fathers to expose their infants, so that they would not be kept alive. At this time Moses was born; and he was beautiful in God's sight. And he was brought up for three months in his father's house, (ESV)

Man misses the point of God's intervention in history; sin due to ignorance; humanists denial of the supernatural; modern belief in man's ability and power to save himself; Christianity based on historical facts; not philosophy; the present age demonstrates the failure and superficiality of Humanism.