First published in the Arena, Winter, June 1996 There are some statements in The Urantia Book which imply that mortal creatures have a part to play in the final termination of the Lucifer and planetary rebellion. I have often pondered these statements in the book and would be interested to hear what other readers think … read more of Time Lag of Justice.
…Meditation in the Superconscious with the Spirit of the Infinite, Eternal, and Universal This is a work based on the Urantia Papers that explores meditation in its ultimate form: SuperMeditation. It is based on the highest revelatory truths of the modern age. SuperMeditation links our day-to-day life with spirit influences. It is not a quick and … read more of SuperMeditation.
What is it that makes something feel true? In our “mind arena of choice”, when we choose to believe that something is true, what’s really going on? Let’s discount the gullible (who fall for whatever they’re told) and think instead about the best of our scientists and philosophers, the most inspiring of our poets and … read more of Making Truth Accessible.
The term “light and life” refers to the final stages of planetary evolution when the kingdom of God becomes actual in an advanced world civilization. This talk describes our glorious planetary destiny and two paths to it, as set forth in several quotes on light and life. The first one defines light and life as … read more of The Age of Light and Life – and how to get there.
How can we effectively teach the religion of Jesus today? How does today’s world differ from the world in Jesus’ day? In what way is today’s world similar to the world in Jesus’ day? The following are some possibilities: There are more people today People lead busier more complex lives People are more guarded, careful, … read more of Effectively Teaching the Religion of Jesus.
…and How He Organised His Apostles and Disciples to Teach Jesus was not only a master teacher; he was THE Master Teacher. He was the fountain head of knowledge and inspiration for the Fourth Epochal Revelation to our world. How did he do it? How did he manage to touch people’s hearts so beautifully and … read more of Jesus’ Teaching Methods.
What Happened? The midwayers tell us that the gospel of Jesus was not the central message of the Christian religion. Jesus tried to impart his religion to the apostles and other followers. What we got from them was a religion about the person of Jesus. What happened? Why did the simple truth of God as … read more of Historical Demise of the Religion of Jesus.
Are You Willing? Are You Ready? We are standing on the brink of a spiritual renaissance, the likes of which, has never been seen before…. It is easy to become discouraged when one looks at the divided and factionalized state of this world. How on earth, we might ask, is this planet Urantia, and its … read more of Equipped to be Teachers of the Religion of Jesus.
Loyalties are not exercised in behalf of the great, the good, the true, and the noble without a struggle. Effort is attendant upon clarification of spiritual vision and enhancement of cosmic insight. [Paper 100:4.2, page 1097:6] Before we attempt any task, before we become anything at all – in a professional or private arena we … read more of Why the Need to Teach.
Introduction We’ve done a lot of talking this weekend about the individual’s journey with faith and about developing the character traits required to stay on that pathway that leads us all the way to Paradise and beyond. I’d like to focus on what believers who’ve made the big decision to enter into the kingdom of … read more of Follow the Yellow Brick Road.