An overall death and revival is repeated every year in the world. In winter a white 'shroud' covers the earth whose yearly life cycle has already terminated in autumn. Nature has already turned pale with ever fewer traces of life. The shell has fallen in and ultimately trees have become lifeless like hard bones. Grass has rotted away flowers withered migrating birds left and insects and reptiles disappeared.

However wintertime is not eternal it is followed by a general revival over the whole of the earth. When the weather gets warm trees begin to bud and wearing their finery present themselves to the Eternal Witness. The soil swells and grass and flowers start to burst in on us everywhere. Seeds that fell into earth in the previous autumn have germinated and having annihilated themselves have set out to grow into new forms of life. Migrating birds come back and earth swarms with countless insects and reptiles. In short with all its splendor and finery nature appears before us.

Consider how the event of photosynthesis takes place in trees: the leaves of the trees are lungs and they have the power when in the sunlight to separate carbon dioxide into carbon and oxygen. In other words the oxygen is given off and the carbon retained and combined with the hydrogen of the water brought up by the plant from its roots. By magical chemistry out of these elements God makes sugar cellulose and numerous other chemicals fruits and flowers [all in different smell taste color and shape according to the kind of plant or tree]. The same carbon dioxide and water contribute to the growth of innumerable kinds of fruit each of which has a different taste distinctively its own. However simple a process this seems if the whole of mankind came together to produce a single fruit an apple or a cherry for example they would not be able to do so.

Respiration costs a tree a high expenditure of energy. However through the same respiration it has many times more income and deposits it for it has a long night before it during which the direction of its respiration reverses. During the night a tree takes in oxygen and sends out carbon dioxide.

Consider what deliberate results the actions of an unconscious tree produce. Then ponder if it is really conceivable that something completely ignorant and unconscious of even its own existence and which enjoys no power of choice is able to do such comprehensive things as require an all-comprehensive knowledge power and choice.

So the Power which attaches such significant purposes to a tree and makes it the means of many deliberate results will certainly not abandon to its own devices the fruit of the tree of creation namely man and will not condemn him to eternal annihilation. God has created man for lots of deliberate purposes and without allowing him to remain eternally mixed into earth will bring him back to life in an eternal world. Just as He preserves a fruit in memories and through its seeds just as He returns the like of it next summer after He has promoted it to a higher level of life in an animal or human body so too He will promote man to a higher level of life in another world following the total destruction of this world.