Contents Part 4

The Life and Teachings of Jesus

120. The Bestowal of Michael on Urantia

1. The Seventh Bestowal Commission
2. The Bestowal Limitations
3. Further Counsel and Advice
4. The Incarnation — Making Two One

121. The Times of Michael’s Bestowal

1. The Occident of the First Century after Christ
2. The Jewish People
3. Among the Gentiles
4. Gentile Philosophy
(1) The Epicurean
(2) The Stoic
(3) The Cynic
(4) The Skeptic
5. The Gentile Religions
The mystery religions
6. The Hebrew Religion
7. Jews and Gentiles
8. Previous Written Records
(1) The Gospel by Mark
(2) The Gospel of Matthew
(3) The Gospel by Luke
(4) The Gospel of John

122. Birth and Infancy of Jesus

1. Joseph and Mary
2. Gabriel Appears to Elizabeth
3. Gabriel’s Announcement to Mary
4. Joseph’s Dream
The “house of David”
5. Jesus’ Earth Parents
6. The Home at Nazareth
7. The Trip to Bethlehem
8. The Birth of Jesus
The legend of the shepherds
The three priests from Ur
The “Star of Bethlehem”
9. The Presentation in the Temple
10. Herod Acts
The flight to Egypt

123. The Early Childhood of Jesus

The Sojourn in Egypt
1. Back in Nazareth
Jesus’ fourth year
2. The Fifth Year (2 B.C.)
Child rearing
3. Events of the Sixth Year (1 B.C.)
4. The Seventh Year (A.D. 1)
Material accidents
5. School Days in Nazareth
6. His Eighth Year (A.D. 2)

124. The Later Childhood of Jesus

1. Jesus’ Ninth Year (A.D. 3)
The picture on the floor
Climate in Galilee
2. The Tenth Year (A.D. 4)
Jacob the stone mason’s son
3. The Eleventh Year (A.D. 5)
The Scythopolis episode
4. The Twelfth Year (A.D. 6)
Personal morality and group loyalty
5. His Thirteenth Year (A.D. 7)
6. The Journey to Jerusalem
Mary, Martha, and Lazarus

125. Jesus at Jerusalem

1. Jesus Views the Temple
2. Jesus and the Passover
3. Departure of Joseph and Mary
4. First and Second Days in the Temple
5. The Third Day in the Temple
6. The Fourth Day in the Temple

126. The Two Crucial Years

1. His Fourteenth Year (A.D. 8)
2. The Death of Joseph
3. The Fifteenth Year (A.D. 9)
Origin of “The Lord’s Prayer”
The “Son of Man”
Who is the Messiah?
4. First Sermon in the Synagogue
5. The Financial Struggle

127. The Adolescent Years

1. The Sixteenth Year (A.D. 10)
2. The Seventeenth Year (A.D. 11)
The Zealot episode
3. The Eighteenth Year (A.D. 12)
With James at the Passover
Visit of Elizabeth and John
Death of Amos
4. The Nineteenth Year (A.D. 13)
Rearing the children
5. Rebecca, the Daughter of Ezra
6. His Twentieth Year (A.D. 14)
Passover visit to Jerusalem

128. Jesus’ Early Manhood

1. The Twenty-First Year (A.D. 15)
Growing awareness of divinity
With Joseph at the Passover
2. The Twenty-Second Year (A.D. 16)
As a smith at Sepphoris
3. The Twenty-Third Year (A.D. 17)
With Simon at the Passover
Jesus meets Stephen
4. The Damascus Episode
5. The Twenty-Fourth Year (A.D. 18)
The Alexandrian proposal
6. The Twenty-Fifth Year (A.D. 19)
With Jude at the Passover
Uncle Joshua tell us a story”
7. The Twenty-Sixth Year (A.D. 20)
James’ marriage
Miriam’s marriage
James head of the family of Joseph

129. The Later Adult Life of Jesus

1. The Twenty-Seventh Year (A.D. 21)
Zebedee of Capernaum
Jesus the boatbuilder
2. The Twenty-Eighth Year (A.D. 22)
Jesus visits Jerusalem
Meeting Gonod and Ganid *
3. The Twenty-Ninth Year (A.D. 23)
Purpose of the trip to Rome
4. The Human Jesus

130. On the Way to Rome

1. At Joppa — Discourse on Jonah
Discussion of good and evil
2. At Caesarea
The merchant from Mongolia
The Greek worker and the Roman foreman
God’s will and man’s will
3. At Alexandria
4. Discourse on Reality
5. On the Island of Crete
6. The Young Man Who Was Afraid
7. At Carthage — Discourse on Time and Space
8. On the Way to Naples and Rome
Ezra, the backslidden Jew

131. The World’s Religions

1. Cynicism
2. Judaism
3. Buddhism
4. Hinduism
5. Zoroastrianism
6. Suduanism (Jainism)
7. Shinto
8. Taoism
9. Confucianism
10. “Our Religion”

132. The Sojourn at Rome

Influence on thirty-two religious leaders
1. True Values
2. Good and Evil
3. Truth and Faith
4. Personal Ministry
To the Roman senator
To the Roman soldier
To the speaker at the forum
To the poor man, falsely accused
5. Counseling the Rich Man
6. Social Ministry
7. Trips about Rome
The thoughtless pagan
“Let’s you and I make a new religion.”

133. The Return from Rome

India’s caste system
1. Mercy and Justice
2. Embarking at Tarentum
The man mistreating his wife
3. At Corinth
Crispus, chief ruler of the synagogue
Justus, the merchant
The two public women
4. Personal Work in Corinth
To the miller
To the Roman centurion
To the Mithraic leader
To the Epicurean teacher
To the Greek contractor
To the Roman judge
To the mistress of the Greek inn
To the Chinese merchant
To the traveler from Britain
To the runaway lad
To the condemned criminal
5. At Athens — Discourse on Science
6. At Ephesus — Discourse on the Soul
7. The Sojourn at Cyprus — Discourse on Mind
8. At Antioch
9. In Mesopotamia

134. The Transition Years

1. The Thirtieth Year (A.D. 24)
Return to Nazareth
Marriage of Simon; marriage of Jude
2. The Caravan Trip to the Caspian
3. The Urmia Lectures
4. Sovereignty — Divine and Human
5. Political Sovereignty
6. Law, Liberty, and Sovereignty
7. The Thirty-First Year (A.D. 25)
Solitary wanderings
8. The Sojourn on Mount Hermon
End of the Lucifer Rebellion
The sovereignty of Nebadon
9. The Time of Waiting
Visit with John at Jerusalem
Working in Zebedee’s boatshop

135. John the Baptist

1. John Becomes a Nazarite
2. The Death of Zacharias
3. The Life of a Shepherd
4. The Death of Elizabeth
5. The Kingdom of God
6. John Begins to Preach
7. John Journeys North
8. Meeting of Jesus and John
Baptism of Jesus
9. Forty Days of Preaching
10. John Journeys South
11. John in Prison
12. Death of John the Baptist

136. Baptism and the Forty Days

1. Concepts of the Expected Messiah
2. The Baptism of Jesus
3. The Forty Days
Conference with Gabriel
Completion of universe sovereignty
4. Plans for Public Work
The Father’s way
5. The First Great Decision
Personalized Adjuster in command
Insensitivity of Adjuster to time
6. The Second Decision
The path of normal earthly existence
7. The Third Decision
Obedience to natural law
8. The Fourth Decision
Refusal to compromise with evil
9. The Fifth Decision
Rejection of David’s throne
10. The Sixth Decision
“I will be subject to the will of my Father.”

137. Tarrying Time in Galilee

1. Choosing the First Four Apostles
Andrew and Peter
James and John
2. Choosing Philip and Nathaniel
3. The Visit to Capernaum
4. The Wedding at Cana
5. Back in Capernaum
6. The Events of a Sabbath Day
7. Four Months of Training
8. Sermon on the Kingdom

138. Training the Kingdom’s Messengers

1. Final Instructions
2. Choosing the Six
3. The Call of Matthew and Simon
Not the righteous but sinners
4. The Call of the Twins
5. The Call of Thomas and Judas
6. The Week of Intensive Training
7. Another Disappointment
8. First Work of the Twelve
9. Five Months of Testing
10. Organization of the Twelve

139. The Twelve Apostles

1. Andrew, the First Chosen
2. Simon Peter
3. James Zebedee
4. John Zebedee
5. Philip the Curious
6. Honest Nathaniel
7. Matthew Levi
8. Thomas Didymus
9. and 10. James and Judas Alpheus
11. Simon the Zealot
12. Judas Iscariot

140. The Ordination of the Twelve

1. Preliminary Instruction
2. The Ordination
3. The Ordination Sermon
The “Sermon on the Mount”
4. You Are the Salt of the Earth
5. Fatherly and Brotherly Love
Happy are the poor in spirit — the humble…
Happy are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness…
Happy are the meek…
Happy are the pure in heart…
Happy are they who mourn…
Happy are the merciful…
Happy are the peacemakers…
Happy are they who are persecuted…
6. The Evening of the Ordination
“I look beyond the act…”
Concerning divorcement
Justice and mercy
“They do well — trouble them not.”
7. The Week Following the Ordination
8. Thursday Afternoon on the Lake
(1) Doing the Father’s Will
(2) Political attitude
(3) Social attitude
(4) Economic attitude
(5) Personal religion
9. The Day of Consecration
10. The Evening after the Consecration

141. Beginning the Public Work

1. Leaving Galilee
2. God’s Law and the Father’s Will
3. The Sojourn at Amathus
Jesus’ personality
Jesus’ appearance
4. Teaching about the Father
Minister to the sick
5. Spiritual Unity
6. Last Week at Amathus
Teherma the Persian
7. At Bethany Beyond Jordan
Teaching about the kingdom
Salvation by faith; liberty through truth
8. Working in Jericho
9. Departing for Jerusalem

142. The Passover at Jerusalem

Visit to Annas
1. Teaching in the Temple
2. God’s Wrath
Jacob of Crete
3. The Concept of God
Six Hebrew concepts of God
The earlier ten commandments
4. Flavius and Greek Culture
5. The Discourse on Assurance
6. The Visit with Nicodemus
7. The Lesson on the Family
8. In Southern Judea
The camp in Gethsemane Park

143. Going Through Samaria

1. Preaching at Archelais
“They made light of our message.”
“Do you resemble weaklings?”
2. Lesson on Self-Mastery
3. Diversion and Relaxation
Three days on Mount Sartaba
4. The Jews and the Samaritans
5. The Woman of Sychar
6. The Samaritan Revival
In camp on Mount Gerizim
7. Teachings about Prayer and Worship

144. At Gilboa and in the Decapolis

1. The Gilboa Encampment
2. The Discourse on Prayer
3. The Believer’s Prayer
4. More about Prayer
5. Other Forms of Prayer
Seven prayers from other worlds
6. Conference with John’s Apostles
7. In the Decapolis Cities
8. In Camp near Pella
“…tell John that he is not forgotten.”
9. Death of John the Baptist

145. Four Eventful Days at Capernaum

Visit with Ruth
1. The Draught of Fishes
2. Afternoon at the Synagogue
Religion is a personal experience
The young epileptic
Peter’s wife’s mother
3. The Healing at Sundown
4. The Evening After
5. Early Sunday Morning

146. First Preaching Tour of Galilee

1. Preaching at Rimmon
2. At Jotapata
Prayer, thanksgiving, and worship
Justice and mercy
Prayer and personal effort
Ethical prayer
3. The Stop at Ramah
Religion, science, and philosophy
The assurance of truth
The visit at Zebulum
4. The Gospel at Iron
Work in the mines
Healing the leprous man
5. Back in Cana
Titus the nobleman
6. Nain and the Widow’s Son
7. At Endor

147. The Interlude Visit to Jerusalem

1. The Centurion’s Servant
2. The Journey to Jerusalem
Separation from John’s apostles
3. At the Pool of Bethesda
4. The Rule of Living
Nathaniel’s question about the golden rule
5. Visiting Simon the Pharisee
Parable of the moneylender
Status and progress
6. Returning to Capernaum
The six spies
“The Sabbath was made for man…”
7. Back in Capernaum
8. The Feast of Spiritual Goodness

148. Training Evangelists at Bethsaida

1. A New School of the Prophets
2. The Bethsaida Hospital
3. The Father’s Business
4. Evil, Sin, and Iniquity
5. The Purpose of Affliction
6. The Misunderstanding of Suffering — Discourse on Job
7. The Man with the Withered Hand
8. Last Week at Bethsaida
Kirmeth of Bagdad
9. Healing the Paralytic
Baptism of three of the spies

149. The Second Preaching Tour

David’s intelligence organization
1. The Widespread Fame of Jesus
The healing phenomena
2. Attitude of the People
Two mistakes of early Christianity
Jesus’ fame as a healer
His recognition of the equality of women
Charm of his personality
3. Hostility of the Religious Leaders
4. Progress of the Preaching Tour
Comments on anger
Concerning well-balanced characters
5. Lesson Regarding Contentment
6. The “Fear of the Lord”
7. Returning to Bethsaida

150. The Third Preaching Tour

1. The Women’s Evangelistic Corps
2. The Stop at Magdala
3. Sabbath at Tiberias
Discourse on “Magic and Superstition”
4. Sending the Apostles out Two and Two
5. What Must I Do to Be Saved?
6. The Evening Lessons
7. The Sojourn at Nazareth
8. The Sabbath Service
9. The Nazareth Rejection

151. Tarrying and Teaching by the Seaside

1. The Parable of the Sower
2. Interpretation of the Parable
3. More about Parables
4. More Parables by the Sea
5. The Visit to Kheresa
The storm on the lake
6. The Kheresa Lunatic

152. Events Leading up to the Capernaum Crisis

Veronica of Caesarea-Philippi
1. At Jairus’s House
2. Feeding the Five Thousand
3. The King-Making Episode
4. Simon Peter’s Night Vision
5. Back in Bethsaida
6. At Gennesaret
More about the parable of the sower
7. At Jerusalem

153. The Crisis at Capernaum

1. The Setting of the Stage
2. The Epochal Sermon
“I am the bread of life.”
3. The After Meeting
4. Last Words in the Synagogue
The boy possessed by the evil spirit
“How can Satan cast out Satan?”
5. The Saturday Evening
Desertion of the halfhearted followers

154. Last Days at Capernaum

1. A Week of Counsel
2. A Week of Rest
Closing of the synagogues
3. The Second Tiberias Conference
4. Saturday Night in Capernaum
“What shall we do with Jesus?”
5. The Eventful Sunday Morning
6. Jesus’ Family Arrives
7. The Hasty Flight

155. Fleeing Through Northern Galilee

1. Why Do the Heathen Rage?
2. The Evangelists in Chorazin
3. At Caesarea-Philippi
Truth and creed
Origin of religious traditions
4. On the Way to Phoenicia
5. The Discourse on True Religion
6. The Second Discourse on Religion

156. The Sojourn at Tyre and Sidon

1. The Syrian Woman
2. Teaching in Sidon
“This world is only a bridge…”
3. The Journey up the Coast
4. At Tyre
5. Jesus’ Teaching at Tyre
Parable of the foolish carpenter
Temptation and human nature
The essentials of material success
Spiritual living and self-respect
Ideals and ideas
Tact, charm, and wisdom
6. The Return from Phoenicia
Attitude of the Jewish leaders

157. At Caesarea-Philippi

Jesus attempts to see his family
1. The Temple-Tax Collector
“The fish with a shekel in his mouth.”
2. At Bethsaida-Julias
3. Peter’s Confession
“Who do men say that I am?”
4. The Talk about the Kingdom
5. The New Concept
6. The Next Afternoon
The four stages of Jesus’ life
New authoritative pronouncements
7. Andrew’s Conference

158. The Mount of Transfiguration

1. The Transfiguration
2. Coming down the Mountain
3. Meaning of the Transfiguration
4. The Epileptic Boy
James of Safed
5. Jesus Heals the Boy
“Lord I believe…help my unbelief.”
6. In Celsus’ Garden
7. Peter’s Protest
8. At Peter’s House

159. The Decapolis Tour

1. The Sermon on Forgiveness
“How often shall my brother sin against me?”
Parable of the reckoning with the stewards
Dangers of personal judgment
2. The Strange Preacher
3. Instruction for Teachers and Believers
4. The Talk with Nathaniel
What is the truth about the scriptures?”
5. The Positive Nature of Jesus’ Religion
“…carry the pack a second mile.”
6. The Return to Magadan

160. Rodan of Alexandria

1. Rodan’s Greek Philosophy
The three drives of life
Problem solving and worshipful meditation
Prejudice and the recognition of truth
2. The Art of Living
Socializing value of friendship
The great value of marriage
3. The Lures of Maturity
4. The Balance of Maturity
Essentials of temporal life
Factors of material success
The meaning of failure
5. The Religion of the Ideal
What is religion?
The idea of God and the ideal of God
The Father is the final value
“But are we willing to pay the price…?”

161. Further Discussions with Rodan

1. The Personality of God
Nathaniel’s five points
2. The Divine Nature of Jesus
Discourse by Nathaniel and Thomas
3. Jesus’ Human and Divine Minds
The midwayers’ views

162. At the Feast of Tabernacles

“Master…bid fire come down from heaven…”
1. The Dangers of the Visit to Jerusalem
2. The First Temple Talk
Eber the officer of the Sanhedrin
3. The Woman Taken in Adultery
4. The Feast of Tabernacles
5. Sermon on the Light of the World
6. Discourse on the Water of Life
7. The Discourse on Spiritual Freedom
8. The Visit with Martha and Mary
9. At Bethlehem with Abner

163. Ordination of the Seventy at Magadan

1. Ordination of the Seventy
The harvest is plenteous but the laborers are few
2. The Rich Young Man and Others
Riches and the love of wealth
3. The Discussion about Wealth
Parable of the laborers in the vineyard
4. Farewell to the Seventy
Jesus’ instructions
Peter’s ordination sermon
5. Moving the Camp to Pella
6. The Return of the Seventy
7. Preparation for the Last Mission

164. At the Feast of Dedication

1. Story of the Good Samaritan
2. At Jerusalem
3. Healing the Blind Beggar
4. Josiah Before the Sanhedrin
5. Teaching in Solomon’s Porch

165. The Perean Mission Begins

1. At the Pella Camp
2. Sermon on the Good Shepherd
3. Sabbath Sermon at Pella
“Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees…”
“…the very hairs of your head are numbered”
4. Dividing the Inheritance
Parable of the foolish rich man
“Where your treasure is there will your heart be also.”
“What shall it profit if you gain the whole world…?”
5. Talks to the Apostles on Wealth
“Consider the lilies, how they grow…”
6. Answer to Peter’s Question

166. Last Visit to Northern Perea

1. The Pharisees at Ragaba
Ceremonial hand washing
2. The Ten Lepers
3. The Sermon at Gerasa
The straight and narrow way
Many who are first will be last
“I stand at the door and knock…”
4. Teaching about Accidents
5. The Congregation at Philadelphia
The later ministry and death of Abner

167. The Visit to Philadelphia

1. Breakfast with the Pharisees
Healing the believer
“…sit not down in the chief seat…”
2. Parable of the Great Supper
3. The Woman with the Spirit of Infirmity
4. The Message from Bethany
5. On the Way to Bethany
The Pharisee and the publican
Teaching about marriage
6. Blessing the Little Children
Beauty as an influence to worship
7. The Talk about Angels

168. The Resurrection of Lazarus

“I am the resurrection and the life…”
1. At the Tomb of Lazarus
2. The Resurrection of Lazarus
3. Meeting of the Sanhedrin
“It is better that one man die…”
4. The Answer to Prayer
5. What Became of Lazarus

169. Last Teaching at Pella

The Sanhedrin’s charges against Jesus
1. Parable of the Lost Son
2. Parable of the Shrewd Steward
3. The Rich Man and the Beggar
4. The Father and His Kingdom
Jesus lived a revelation of God
Elohim and Yahweh

170. The Kingdom of Heaven

1. Concepts of the Kingdom of Heaven
2. Jesus’ Concept of the Kingdom
Sin and forgiveness
3. In Relation to Righteousness
4. Jesus’ Teaching about the Kingdom
5. Later Ideas of the Kingdom
Social brotherhood and spiritual brotherhood
Another and greater John the Baptist
Christianity and the Jesus gospel

171. On the Way to Jerusalem

“…promise me that these my sons shall have honor…”
1. The Departure from Pella
David Zebedee’s later life
Antioch and Philadelphia
2. On Counting the Cost
3. The Perean Tour
Farewell to Abner
4. Teaching at Livias
Peter and Simon and the 100 swords
Warning of the friendly Pharisees
5. The Blind Man at Jericho
6. The Visit to Zaccheus
7. “As Jesus Passed By”
8. Parable of the Pounds
Nathaniel’s interpretation of the parable

172. Going into Jerusalem

1. Sabbath at Bethany
Mary anoints Jesus’ feet
Jesus rebukes Judas
2. Sunday Morning with the Apostles
3. The Start for Jerusalem
4. Visiting about the Temple
The widow’s mite
5. The Apostles’ Attitude

173. Monday in Jerusalem

1. Cleansing the Temple
2. Challenging the Master’s Authority
“The baptism of John, whence was it?”
3. Parable of the Two Sons
4. Parable of the Absent Landlord
The stone which the builders rejected
5. Parable of the Marriage Feast
“Destroy this temple and …I will raise it up.”

174. Tuesday Morning in the Temple

Individual salutations to the twelve
1. Divine Forgiveness
2. Questions by the Jewish Rulers
Is it lawful to give tribute to Caesar?
3. The Sadducees and the Resurrection
4. The Great Commandment
The Deliverer, whose son is he?
5. The Inquiring Greeks
“…except a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies…”
“…if I be lifted up…in your lives…”

175. The Last Temple Discourse

1. The Discourse
“Generation after generation have we sent our prophets…”
“…he who would be greatest among you…”
“Woe upon you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites!”
“…you…cleanse the outside of the cup…”
“And now I take leave of you.”
2. Status of Individual Jews
3. The Fateful Sanhedrin Meeting
4. The Situation in Jerusalem
Judas’ final decision

176. Tuesday Evening on Mount Olivet

1. The Destruction of Jerusalem
2. The Master’s Second Coming
The account in the Matthew Gospel
3. Later Discussion at the Camp
Parable of the talents
“Carry on until I come.”
Comments on the growth of living truth
4. The Return of Michael

177. Wednesday, the Rest Day

1. One Day Alone with God
John Mark and the lunch basket
2. Early Home Life
3. The Day at Camp
4. Judas and the Chief Priests
5. The Last Social Hour
Beware of the support of the multitude

178. Last Day at the Camp

1. Discourse on Sonship and Citizenship
Learn to be faithful even in prosperity
Tempt not the angels of your supervision…
2. After the Noontime Meal
David relieves Judas of the “bag”
Arrangements for the Last Supper
3. On the Way to the Supper

179. The Last Supper

1. The Desire for Preference
2. Beginning the Supper
3. Washing the Apostles’ Feet
4. Last Words to the Betrayer
5. Establishing the Remembrance Supper

180. The Farewell Discourse

1. The New Commandment
“…love one another even as I have loved you.”
2. The Vine and the Branches
3. Enmity of the World
“Let not your hearts be troubled.”
“Master, show us the Father…”
4. The Promised Helper
5. The Spirit of Truth
Comments on the golden rule
6. The Necessity for Leaving

181. Final Admonitions and Warnings

1. Last Words of Comfort
“I give each of you all you will receive.”
“Let not your heart be troubled.”
2. Farewell Personal Admonitions

182. In Gethsemane

1. The Last Group Prayer
Jesus’ enlargement of the revelation of God’s name
2. Last Hour Before the Betrayal
Dispatching the runner to Abner
David Zebedee’s farewell
3. Alone in Gethsemane
The spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

183. The Betrayal and Arrest of Jesus

1. The Father’s Will
2. Judas in the City
3. The Master’s Arrest
4. Discussion at the Olive Press
5. On the Way to the High Priest’s Palace

184. Before the Sanhedrin Court

1. Examination by Annas
2. Peter in the Courtyard
3. Before the Court of Sanhedrists
4. The Hour of Humiliation
A new revelation of man to God
5. The Second Meeting of the Court

185. The Trial Before Pilate

1. Pontius Pilate
2. Jesus Appears Before Pilate
The written charges of the Sanhedrist tribunal
3. The Private Examination by Pilate
4. Jesus Before Herod
5. Jesus Returns to Pilate
6. Pilate’s Last Appeal
The scourging of Jesus
“Behold the man!”
7. Pilate’s Last Interview
8. Pilate’s Tragic Surrender

186. Just Before the Crucifixion

Jesus’ family at Bethany
1. The End of Judas Iscariot
The thirty pieces of silver
2. The Master’s Attitude
“Pilate on trial before Jesus.”
“Behold God and man!”
3. The Dependable David Zebedee
4. Preparation for the Crucifixion
5. Jesus’ Death in Relation to the Passover

187. The Crucifixion

1. On the Way to Golgotha
“Daughters of Jerusalem, weep not for me…”
Simon from Cyrene
2. The Crucifixion
3. Those Who Saw the Crucifixion
4. The Thief on the Cross
Jesus’ charge to John
5. Last Hour on the Cross
6. After the Crucifixion

188. The Time of the Tomb

Joseph and Nicodemus before Pilate
1. The Burial of Jesus
2. Safeguarding the Tomb
3. During the Sabbath Day
What did Jesus commend to the Father’s hands?
Status of the personality of Jesus
4. Meaning of the Death on the Cross
5. Lessons from the Cross

189. The Resurrection

1. The Morontia Transit
2. The Material Body of Jesus
3. The Dispensational Resurrection
Departure of the Personalized Adjuster
4. Discovery of the Empty Tomb
The five women
Jesus appears to Mary Magdalene
5. Peter and John at the Tomb
Second appearance — to Mary Magdalene

190. Morontia Appearances of Jesus

1. Heralds of the Resurrection
2. Jesus’ Appearance at Bethany
Appearance to his brother James
Appearance to his earthly family
3. At the Home of Joseph
4. Appearance to the Greeks
5. The Walk with Two Brothers

191. Appearances to the Apostles and Other Leaders

Reactions of the individual apostles
1. The Appearance to Peter
2. First Appearance to the Apostles
3. With the Morontia Creatures
Stages of morontia progression
4. The Tenth Appearance (At Philadelphia)
5. Second Appearance to the Apostles
“Blessed are those in the ages to come…”
6. The Alexandrian Appearance

192. Appearances in Galilee

1. Appearance by the Lake
“Lads, have you caught anything?”
2. Visiting with the Apostles Two and Two
3. On the Mount of Ordination
4. The Lakeside Gathering

193. Final Appearances and Ascension

The sixteenth appearance (courtyard of Nicodemus)
1. The Appearance at Sychar
2. The Phoenician Appearance
3. Last Appearance in Jerusalem
4. Causes of Judas’s Downfall
5. The Master’s Ascension
6. Peter Calls a Meeting

194. Bestowal of the Spirit of Truth

The new gospel about Jesus
1. The Pentecost Sermon
2. The Significance of Pentecost
The mission of the Spirit of Truth
Man’s threefold spiritual endowment
The seven higher spiritual influences
3. What Happened at Pentecost
4. Beginnings of the Christian Church

195. After Pentecost

Reasons for the triumph of Christianity in the Occident
Early Christian compromises
1. Influence of the Greeks
2. The Roman Influence
3. Under the Roman Empire
4. The European Dark Ages
5. The Modern Problem
6. Materialism
7. The Vulnerability of Materialism
8. Secular Totalitarianism
9. Christianity’s Problem
10. The Future

196. The Faith of Jesus

Jesus’ living faith in God
“Seek first the kingdom of heaven.”
“Why do you call me good?”
What prayer meant to Jesus
Jesus’ childlike faith in God
1. Jesus — The Man
2. The Religion of Jesus
The religion about Jesus
Religion as a personal experience
3. The Supremacy of Religion
Fact, idea, and relation
Reason, wisdom, and faith
Thing, meaning, and value
Unless a divine lover lived in man…
Morality and religion
The Father is living love…



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