(Presentation from ANZURA’s Virtual 2021 Annual Conference) There’s an old insight about village life: “I am because we are.” I, as an individual, get to live a worthwhile life because of the security and relationships that my village provides. “I am because we are.” I think we’d all agree there’s truth in this very human … read more of We Are, Because I AM.
In Paper 151, Tarrying and Teaching by the Seaside, Jesus started to change his teaching methods by using parables to transmit the truths he wanted to convey. The Apostles all had a go at interpreting the Parable of the Sower and ended up with very different interpretations. Then, at the end of Section 3 (More … read more of The Parable of the Sower.
As a boy of 13 he was now to see for the first time the Holy City. His heart beat fast with joyous anticipation of soon beholding the city and house of his heavenly Father. His dad told him it was just beyond the ridge of the Mount of Olives. From the time of leaving … read more of The Temple Deep Clean.
For Knowing True and False Religions and Teachers These 500 quotes chronicle the supernal teachings of Jesus, the Creator of this Local Universe. Here the real Jesus can be found through the words he spoke and the life he lived. This is the eternal guideline for the measure of a teacher who is genuine compared … read more of 500 Jesus Quotes.
or…”How We Get to Heaven” Firstly, I would like to thank the Canberra group for this conference and its intriguing theme of Mind Over Matter—Sprit Over Mind, and for inviting me to contribute! I would also like to thank the custodians of this revelation and in particular the authors of Papers 111, 112 & 40 … read more of The Ascension Plan.
(Presented at Urantia Association International Conference in the Netherlands, April 2018 Stand under the waterfall. Allow yourselves to be drenched by the beauty of Jesus’ many-sided gospel. Some of these sides are in this mini-sermon that I sent this morning by spirit email to every European. We are all part of a world-wide family, evolving … read more of Proclaiming the Gospel with Power in the 21st Century.
(Presented at the 2018 Conference at Alexandra Headland, QLD) We live in a troubled world! A cursory glance at the state of things through the eyes of our modern media would suggest that we have plenty to be concerned about. And yet, as Urantia Book students, we are comforted by the promise that our planet … read more of Proclaiming the Religion of Jesus: an Interfaith Perspective.
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.