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.
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.
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.
For anyone seeking truth these days there is no shortage of information. In fact, there is a veritable flood of information through which the seeker must wade in order to discover what he needs. There is a multitude of books, periodicals, journals, magazines, newsletters, movies, DVD’s, websites and lectures from doctors, psychologists, philosophers, academics, journalists, … read more of A common Metaphysical Vocabulary.
Canberra Conference 2004 In our era we are accustomed to thinking of “life after death”, but readers of The Urantia Book are coming to understand the situation more from the Edenic perspective—that life begins, and passes through various stages. Instead of living, dying, and experiencing “life after death”, we are beginning to see life as … read more of Eden and the Adamic Perspective.
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 susceptible to intellectual demonstration. Similarly, if you don’t know … read more of No Explanation is possible.