Focus on the Father – Stop Resisting

The Teaching The secret of his unparalleled life was this consciousness of the presence of God; and he attained it by intelligent prayer and sincere worship—unbroken communion with God—and not by leadings, voices, visions, or extraordinary religious practices. [Paper 196.0, page 2089.0]  The Takeaway   The consciousness of the presence of God is the secret of the most unparalleled religious life that was … read more of Focus on the Father – Stop Resisting.

Jesus and Politics:

How Do We Reconcile Living in the Kingdom and Living in the World? (Editor’s note: This is from a presentation given at the 2018 Urantia Association International conference in the Netherlands) Politics are an intense and unavoidable part of being human. Each day, politics intrudes into our news feeds and our daily lives. Political awareness … read more of Jesus and Politics:.

Living the Gospel and Proclaiming with Power in the 21st Century

(Editor’s note: This is from a presentation given at the 2018 Urantia Association International conference in the Netherlands) Stand under the waterfall … Allow yourselves to be drenched in the beauty of Jesus’ many-sided gospel. We can know God as a loving and merciful Father, who has sent his spirit to live within us. We … read more of Living the Gospel and Proclaiming with Power in the 21st Century.

To Be as Masterful a Teacher as the Master

The Swiss psychiatrist and father of analytical psychology, Carl Jung, reminds us that the world needs fewer preachers and better teachers.  Students of The Urantia Book know as well that the mass of humanity progresses one person at a time, not by teaching them en masse, but as they are ready to grow.  Youth are often “inartful” in teaching all … read more of To Be as Masterful a Teacher as the Master.

The Beatitudes Revisited: A Philosophy of Living

(Transcribed and edited from an online presentation given at the 24-hour Online Urantia Event, March 21, 2020) It was early afternoon in mid-January, A.D. 27, when Jesus called the apostles from their fishing nets near the shores of Galilee and led them into the highlands north of Capernaum. The chosen twelve were about to be … read more of The Beatitudes Revisited: A Philosophy of Living.

Dynamic and Living Peace

And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. [Philippians 4:7] O bestow on your people Israel great peace forever, for you are King and the Lord of all peace.  …  Blessed are you, Yahweh, who blesses his people Israel with peace. [Paper 150:8, page … read more of Dynamic and Living Peace.

Remembering Jesus on His Birthday

Happy birthday to Jesus of Nazareth, Michael of Nebadon our Creator Father, on this, the 2026th anniversary of the inauguration of his 7th self-bestowal, right here on Urantia. What might he ask for on this anniversary? …Jesus wished to develop spiritual insight into eternal realities and to stimulate initiative in the originality of living; he … read more of Remembering Jesus on His Birthday.

Urantia Life Lessons

A Personal Outreach I’m Alice Wood and I am the creator of the YouTube channel, Urantia Life Lessons. This is a platform designed to walk people through the teachings of The Urantia Book as they relate to our daily lives. Being a second-generation student of The Urantia Book, I became aware that children who are … read more of Urantia Life Lessons.

SuperMeditation

…Meditation in the Superconscious with the Spirit of the Infinite, Eternal, and Universal This is a comprehensive 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 … read more of SuperMeditation.

The Purpose of the Fifth Epochal Revelation

Is it the Recruitment of Genuine Apostles? What is the specific purpose of the fifth epochal revelation on this planet? While this may seem obvious to very many readers of The Urantia Book, to others who are familiar with the finest concepts and teachings of Christianity as well as the best in several other of … read more of The Purpose of the Fifth Epochal Revelation.

The Eyedropper, Spoon, and Shovel

This article is adapted from a plenary speech delivered at the 2018 Netherlands conference. The conference theme of the 10th Urantia Association International conference in The Netherlands was “Jesus as a Teacher.” When I was asked to be one of the plenary speakers I thought it would be a great opportunity, even though I had … read more of The Eyedropper, Spoon, and Shovel.

A Jesusonian Calling to Go the Third Mile

A proposal for the development of a curriculum based on The Urantia Book for the certification of teacher/scholars, and the certification of community, regional, and international leaders. In winning souls for the Master, it is not the first mile of compulsion, duty, or convention that will transform man and his world, but rather the second mile of free service and … read more of A Jesusonian Calling to Go the Third Mile.

Lessons From A Revelation

Lessons From A Revelation is a series of educational brochures published by Urantia Association International. Each brochure is a brief topical study inspired by The Urantia Book, drawn from the creative writing of students who have agreed to remain anonymous. Read More of Lessons From A Revelation.

Considerations for Study of the Human Jesus

Used for the Alabama Urantia Online Study Group; January 10, 2016 The Urantia Book informs us that man is a Paradise origin idea. “Let us make mortal man in our image,” [Paper 6:5.7, page 78:3] is attributed to the First and Second Sources. Condescension details for man were formulated. The Father and the Eternal Son created the … read more of Considerations for Study of the Human Jesus.

Effectively Teaching the Religion of Jesus

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.

Equipped to be Teachers 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.

Jesus’ Teaching Methods

…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.

The Door is Open, Let Whosoever Will, Come

Such is the embracing generosity of the Father, he extends his welcome to each of us to accept the gift of eternal life and the ever increasing capacity for experiencing the joy of existence…true adventure! Many readers have savoured the words “whosoever will,” for which a search results in seven quotes as follows. whosoever will … read more of The Door is Open, Let Whosoever Will, Come.