Recently, an article in Mighty Messenger, Spring 2021 attracted my attention. Written by Gary Tonge, an American reader, it was pointing out that the Lucifer Rebellion did not claim any of the ascendent personalities who were Jerusem citizens at the time. These numbered 187,432, 811. It was over two years of system time from the … read more of Where Are They All?.
…to Cosmology in The Urantia Book Ken Glasziou was a scientist who took pains to make his reasoning comprehensible to the general reader. As one of those general readers, I was often interested in what he had to say. Recently my attention was drawn to something he wrote in an article he wrote in 2002 … read more of Application of Scientific Thinking….
Introduction In eternity God the Father separated spirit from energy-matter and put spirit under the control of the Eternal Son and energy-matter under the control of Paradise. But interestingly, the revelators point out that on Paradise, from which both forms are distributed to the universes, the two energy forms are indistinguishable—they cannot be told one … read more of Growing the Supreme.
Mining the Archives (“Mined” from the Autumn Arena 2004) We are familiar with the assertion made sometimes by religious believers: “To the unbeliever no demonstration is possible, to the believer none is necessary.” If you don’t know God, there is no explanation or proof which can convince you of his reality. Spiritual realities are not … read more of Conference 2004 Preamble – Echoes of Eden.
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.
From ” Mining the Archives” – 6-0-6 March/April 1988 Some time ago , while experimenting with group worship with a few other readers, I was struck by an apparent incongruity in what we were attempting. We were taking turns in talking to God on behalf of the group and it was clear, that we were … read more of Group Worship.
Introduction Faith can be looked on in many ways. Being a fundamental element of any consideration of religion, it receives the attention of the revelators in so many ways that the word is mentioned 543 times in The Urantia Book. You are all familiar with the importance of faith, so I am … read more of The Path of Faith.
My message is simply that the best approach we can take to assisting the infusion of the Urantia revelation into the world is to incorporate the teachings of the book into our daily lives. The expansion of our frame of reference resulting from the information the book contains is almost overwhelming at first. Think about … read more of We Are What We Teach.
The urge to worship appears naturally with the activation of the sixth Adjutant Mind Spirit. In humans the urge to worship and the capacity for it are innate. Although we all experience this urge as individuals, in our own way, in its most basic form, worship is the recognition and honoring of the mysterious and … read more of The Meaning of Worship and Service.
ANZURA’s presentation of The Urantia Book at the Parliament of the World’s Religions December 3–9, Melbourne, Australia 2009 The Urantia Book is not in itself a religion. Rather, it focuses on the spiritual impulse which gives rise to religions. While there is some truth contained in all religions, it is to the common root of … read more of What’s Love got to do with it – Part 2.