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The Urantia Book

Contents of the Book

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Foreword1
I. Deity and Divinity2
II. God3
III. The First Source and Center4
IV. Universe Reality6
V. Personality Realities8
VI. Energy and Pattern9
VII. The Supreme Being10
VIII. God the Sevenfold11
IX. God the Ultimate12
X. God the Absolute13
XI. The Three Absolutes13
XII. The Trinities15

PART I The Central and Superuniverses

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1. The Universal Father21
1. The Father’s Name22
2. The Reality of God23
3. God is a Universal Spirit25
4. The Mystery of God26
5. Personality of the Universal Father27
6. Personality in the Universe29
7. Spiritual Value of the Personality Concept31
2. The Nature of God33
1. The Infinity of God33
2. The Father’s Eternal Perfection35
3. Justice and Righteousness36
4. The Divine Mercy38
5. The Love of God38
6. The Goodness of God40
7. Divine Truth and Beauty42
3. The Attributes of God44
1. God’s Everywhereness44
2. God’s Infinite Power46
3. God’s Universal Knowledge48
4. God’s Limitlessness49
5. The Father’s Supreme Rule50
6. The Father’s Primacy52
4. God’s Relation to the Universe54
1. The Universe Attitude of the Father54
2. God and Nature56
3. God’s Unchanging Character57
4. The Realization of God58
5. Erroneous Ideas of God59
5. God’s Relation to the Individual62
1. The Approach to God62
2. The Presence of God64
3. True Worship65
4. God in Religion66
5. The Consciousness of God68
6. The God of Personality70
6. The Eternal Son73
1. Identity of the Eternal Son73
2. Nature of the Eternal Son74
3. Ministry of the Father’s Love75
4. Attributes of the Eternal Son76
5. Limitations of the Eternal Son77
6. The Spirit Mind78
7. Personality of the Eternal Son79
8. Realization of the Eternal Son79
7. Relation of the Eternal Son to the Universe81
1. The Spirit-Gravity Circuit81
2. The Administration of the Eternal Son83
3. Relation of the Eternal Son to the Individual84
4. The Divine Perfection Plans85
5. The Spirit of Bestowal86
6. The Paradise Sons of God87
7. The Supreme Revelation of the Father88
8. The Infinite Spirit90
1. The God of Action90
2. Nature of the Infinite Spirit92
3. Relation of the Spirit to the Father and the Son93
4. The Spirit of Divine Ministry94
5. The Presence of God95
6. Personality of the Infinite Spirit96
9. Relation of the Infinite Spirit to the Universe98
1. Attributes of the Third Source and Center98
2. The Omnipresent Spirit100
3. The Universal Manipulator101
4. The Absolute Mind102
5. The Ministry of Mind102
6. The Mind-Gravity Circuit103
7. Universe Reflectivity105
8. Personalities of the Infinite Spirit105
10. The Paradise Trinity108
1. Self-Distribution of the First Source and Center108
2. Deity Personalization109
3. The Three Persons of Deity110
4. The Trinity Union of Deity112
5. Functions of the Trinity113
6. The Stationary Sons of the Trinity114
7. The Overcontrol of Supremacy115
8. The Trinity Beyond the Finite116
11. The Eternal Isle of Paradise118
1. The Divine Residence118
2. Nature of the Eternal Isle119
3. Upper Paradise120
4. Peripheral Paradise121
5. Nether Paradise122
6. Space Respiration123
7. Space Functions of Paradise124
8. Paradise Gravity125
9. The Uniqueness of Paradise126
12. The Universe of Universes128
1. Space Levels of the Master Universe128
2. The Domains of the Unqualified Absolute130
3. Universal Gravity131
4. Space and Motion133
5. Space and Time134
6. Universal Overcontrol135
7. The Part and the Whole137
8. Matter, Mind, and Spirit139
9. Personal Realities141
13. The Sacred Spheres of Paradise143
1. The Seven Sacred Worlds of the Father144
2. Father-World Relationships147
3. The Sacred Worlds of the Eternal Son149
4. The Worlds of the Infinite Spirit149
14. The Central and Divine Universe152
1. The Paradise-Havona System152
2. Constitution of Havona154
3. The Havona Worlds155
4. Creatures of the Central Universe156
5. Life in Havona158
6. The Purpose of the Central Universe160
15. The Seven Superuniverses164
1. The Superuniverse Space Level164
2. Organization of the Superuniverses165
3. The Superuniverse of Orvonton167
4. Nebulae—The Ancestors of Universes169
5. The Origin of Space Bodies170
6. The Spheres of Space172
7. The Architectural Spheres174
8. Energy Control and Regulation175
9. Circuits of the Superuniverses176
10. Rulers of the Superuniverses178
11. The Deliberative Assembly179
12. The Supreme Tribunals180
13. The Sector Governments181
14. Purposes of the Seven Superuniverses181
16. The Seven Master Spirits184
1. Relation to Triune Deity185
2. Relation to the Infinite Spirit185
3. Identity and Diversity of the Master Spirits186
4. Attributes and Functions of the Master Spirits189
5. Relation to Creatures190
6. The Cosmic Mind191
7. Morals, Virtue, and Personality192
8. Urantia Personality194
9. Reality of Human Consciousness195
17. The Seven Supreme Spirit Groups197
1. The Seven Supreme Executives198
2. Majeston—Chief of Reflectivity199
3. The Reflective Spirits200
4. The Reflective Image Aids202
5. The Seven Spirits of the Circuits202
6. The Local Universe Creative Spirits203
7. The Adjutant Mind-Spirits205
8. Functions of the Supreme Spirits205
18. The Supreme Trinity Personalities207
1. The Trinitized Secrets of Supremacy207
2. The Eternals of Days208
3. The Ancients of Days209
4. The Perfections of Days210
5. The Recents of Days211
6. The Unions of Days212
7. The Faithfuls of Days213
19. The Co-ordinate Trinity-Origin Beings214
1. The Trinity Teacher Sons214
2. The Perfectors of Wisdom215
3. The Divine Counselors216
4. The Universal Censors217
5. Inspired Trinity Spirits219
6. Havona Natives221
7. Paradise Citizens222
20. The Paradise Sons of God223
1. The Descending Sons of God223
2. The Magisterial Sons224
3. Judicial Actions226
4. Magisterial Missions226
5. Bestowal of the Paradise Sons of God227
6. The Mortal-Bestowal Careers228
7. The Trinity Teacher Sons230
8. Local Universe Ministry of the Daynals231
9. Planetary Service of the Daynals231
10. United Ministry of the Paradise Sons232
21. The Paradise Creator Sons234
1. Origin and Nature of Creator Sons234
2. The Creators of Local Universes235
3. Local Universe Sovereignty237
4. The Michael Bestowals239
5. Relation of Master Sons to the Universe240
6. Destiny of the Master Michaels241
22. The Trinitized Sons of God243
1. The Trinity-Embraced Sons243
2. The Mighty Messengers245
3. Those High in Authority246
4. Those Without Name and Number246
5. The Trinitized Custodians247
6. The Trinitized Ambassadors248
7. Technique of Trinitization249
8. The Creature-Trinitized Sons251
9. The Celestial Guardians252
10. High Son Assistants253
23. The Solitary Messengers256
1. Nature and Origin of Solitary Messengers256
2. Assignments of Solitary Messengers257
3. Time and Space Services of Solitary Messengers260
4. Special Ministry of Solitary Messengers262
24. Higher Personalities of the Infinite Spirit264
1. The Universe Circuit Supervisors265
2. The Census Directors266
3. Personal Aids of the Infinite Spirit268
4. The Associate Inspectors268
5. The Assigned Sentinels268
6. The Graduate Guides269
7. Origin of the Graduate Guides270
25. The Messenger Hosts of Space273
1. The Havona Servitals273
2. The Universal Conciliators275
3. The Far-Reaching Service of Conciliators276
4. Technical Advisers279
5. The Custodians of Records on Paradise281
6. The Celestial Recorders281
7. The Morontia Companions282
8. The Paradise Companions283
26. Ministering Spirits of the Central Universe285
1. The Ministering Spirits285
2. The Mighty Supernaphim286
3. The Tertiary Supernaphim288
4. The Secondary Supernaphim289
5. The Pilgrim Helpers291
6. The Supremacy Guides292
7. The Trinity Guides292
8. The Son Finders293
9. The Father Guides294
10. The Counselors and Advisers295
11. The Complements of Rest296
27. Ministry of the Primary Supernaphim298
1. Instigators of Rest299
2. Chiefs of Assignment300
3. Interpreters of Ethics300
4. Directors of Conduct301
5. The Custodians of Knowledge301
6. Masters of Philosophy302
7. Conductors of Worship303
28. Ministering Spirits of the Superuniverses306
1. The Tertiaphim306
2. The Omniaphim307
3. The Seconaphim307
4. The Primary Seconaphim307
5. The Secondary Seconaphim310
6. The Tertiary Seconaphim313
7. Ministry of the Seconaphim317
29. The Universe Power Directors319
1. The Seven Supreme Power Directors320
2. The Supreme Power Centers320
3. The Domain of Power Centers322
4. The Master Physical Controllers324
5. The Master Force Organizers329
30. Personalities of the Grand Universe330
1. The Paradise Classification of Living Beings330
2. The Uversa Personality Register334
3. The Courtesy Colonies338
4. The Ascending Mortals340
31. The Corps of the Finality345
1. The Havona Natives346
2. Gravity Messengers346
3. Glorified Mortals347
4. Adopted Seraphim348
5. Glorified Material Sons349
6. Glorified Midway Creatures349
7. The Evangels of Light349
8. The Transcendentalers350
9. Architects of the Master Universe351
10. The Ultimate Adventure352

PART II The Local Universe

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32. The Evolution of Local Universes357
1. Physical Emergence of Universes357
2. Universe Organization358
3. The Evolutionary Idea360
4. God’s Relation to a Local Universe362
5. The Eternal and Divine Purpose364
33. Administration of the Local Universe366
1. Michael of Nebadon366
2. The Sovereign of Nebadon367
3. The Universe Son and Spirit368
4. Gabriel—The Chief Executive369
5. The Trinity Ambassadors370
6. General Administration371
7. The Courts of Nebadon372
8. The Legislative and Executive Functions373
34. The Local Universe Mother Spirit374
1. Personalization of the Creative Spirit374
2. Nature of the Divine Minister375
3. The Son and Spirit in Time and Space376
4. The Local Universe Circuits377
5. The Ministry of the Spirit379
6. The Spirit in Man380
7. The Spirit and the Flesh382
35. The Local Universe Sons of God384
1. The Father Melchizedek384
2. The Melchizedek Sons385
3. The Melchizedek Worlds387
4. Special Work of the Melchizedeks388
5. The Vorondadek Sons389
6. The Constellation Fathers390
7. The Vorondadek Worlds391
8. The Lanonandek Sons392
9. The Lanonandek Rulers393
10. The Lanonandek Worlds394
36. The Life Carriers396
1. Origin and Nature of Life Carriers396
2. The Life Carrier Worlds397
3. Life Transplantation399
4. Melchizedek Life Carriers400
5. The Seven Adjutant Mind-Spirits401
6. Living Forces403
37. Personalities of the Local Universe406
1. The Universe Aids406
2. The Brilliant Evening Stars407
3. The Archangels408
4. Most High Assistants409
5. High Commissioners410
6. Celestial Overseers412
7. Mansion World Teachers413
8. Higher Spirit Orders of Assignment413
9. Permanent Citizens of the Local Universe414
10. Other Local Universe Groups416
38. Ministering Spirits of the Local Universe418
1. Origin of Seraphim418
2. Angelic Natures419
3. Unrevealed Angels420
4. The Seraphic Worlds420
5. Seraphic Training420
6. Seraphic Organization421
7. Cherubim and Sanobim422
8. Evolution of Cherubim and Sanobim423
9. The Midway Creatures424
39. The Seraphic Hosts426
1. Supreme Seraphim427
2. Superior Seraphim429
3. Supervisor Seraphim432
4. Administrator Seraphim434
5. Planetary Helpers436
6. Transition Ministers439
7. Seraphim of the Future440
8. Seraphic Destiny440
9. The Corps of Seraphic Completion441
40. The Ascending Sons of God443
1. Evolutionary Seraphim443
2. Ascending Material Sons444
3. Translated Midwayers444
4. Personalized Adjusters444
5. Mortals of Time and Space445
6. The Faith Sons of God447
7. Father-Fused Mortals448
8. Son-Fused Mortals449
9. Spirit-Fused Mortals450
10. Ascendant Destinies452
41. Physical Aspects of the Local Universe455
1. The Nebadon Power Centers455
2. The Satania Physical Controllers456
3. Our Starry Associates458
4. Sun Density459
5. Solar Radiation460
6. Calcium—The Wanderer of Space461
7. Sources of Solar Energy463
8. Solar-Energy Reactions464
9. Sun Stability465
10. Origin of Inhabited Worlds465
42. Energy—Mind and Matter467
1. Paradise Forces and Energies467
2. Universal Nonspiritual Energy Systems
(Physical Energies)
469
3. Classification of Matter471
4. Energy and Matter Transmutations472
5. Wave-Energy Manifestations474
6. Ultimatons, Electrons, and Atoms476
7. Atomic Matter477
8. Atomic Cohesion478
9. Natural Philosophy479
10. Universal Nonspiritual Energy Systems
(Material Mind Systems)
480
11. Universe Mechanisms481
12. Pattern and Form—Mind Dominance483
43. The Constellations485
1. The Constellation Headquarters485
2. The Constellation Government487
3. The Most Highs of Norlatiadek488
4. Mount Assembly—The Faithful of Days489
5. The Edentia Fathers since the Lucifer Rebellion490
6. The Gardens of God492
7. The Univitatia493
8. The Edentia Training Worlds493
9. Citizenship on Edentia495
44. The Celestial Artisans497
1. The Celestial Musicians499
2. The Heavenly Reproducers500
3. The Divine Builders501
4. The Thought Recorders503
5. The Energy Manipulators504
6. The Designers and Embellishers506
7. The Harmony Workers507
8. Mortal Aspirations and Morontia Achievements507
45. The Local System Administration509
1. Transitional Culture Worlds509
2. The System Sovereign511
3. The System Government512
4. The Four and Twenty Counselors513
5. The Material Sons514
6. Adamic Training of Ascenders515
7. The Melchizedek Schools517
46. The Local System Headquarters519
1. Physical Aspects of Jerusem519
2. Physical Features of Jerusem520
3. The Jerusem Broadcasts522
4. Residential and Administrative Areas522
5. The Jerusem Circles523
6. The Executive-Administrative Squares527
7. The Rectangles—The Spornagia527
8. The Jerusem Triangles528
47. The Seven Mansion Worlds530
1. The Finaliters’ World530
2. The Probationary Nursery531
3. The First Mansion World532
4. The Second Mansion World534
5. The Third Mansion World535
6. The Fourth Mansion World536
7. The Fifth Mansion World537
8. The Sixth Mansion World537
9. The Seventh Mansion World538
10. Jerusem Citizenship539
48. The Morontia Life541
1. Morontia Materials541
2. Morontia Power Supervisors542
3. Morontia Companions545
4. The Reversion Directors547
5. The Mansion World Teachers550
6. Morontia World Seraphim—Transition Ministers551
7. Morontia Mota556
8. The Morontia Progressors557
49. The Inhabited Worlds559
1. The Planetary Life559
2. Planetary Physical Types560
3. Worlds of the Nonbreathers563
4. Evolutionary Will Creatures564
5. The Planetary Series of Mortals565
6. Terrestrial Escape568
50. The Planetary Princes572
1. Mission of the Princes572
2. Planetary Administration573
3. The Prince’s Corporeal Staff574
4. The Planetary Headquarters and Schools575
5. Progressive Civilization576
6. Planetary Culture578
7. The Rewards of Isolation578
51. The Planetary Adams580
1. Origin and Nature of the Material Sons of God580
2. Transit of the Planetary Adams582
3. The Adamic Missions582
4. The Six Evolutionary Races584
5. Racial Amalgamation—
Bestowal of the Adamic Blood
585
6. The Edenic Regime586
7. United Administration587
52. Planetary Mortal Epochs589
1. Primitive Man589
2. Post-Planetary Prince Man591
3. Post-Adamic Man592
4. Post-Magisterial Son Man594
5. Post-Bestowal Son Man595
6. Urantia’s Post-Bestowal Age597
7. Post-Teacher Son Man598
53. The Lucifer Rebellion601
1. The Leaders of Rebellion601
2. The Causes of Rebellion602
3. The Lucifer Manifesto603
4. Outbreak of the Rebellion604
5. Nature of the Conflict605
6. A Loyal Seraphic Commander606
7. History of the Rebellion607
8. The Son of Man on Urantia609
9. Present Status of the Rebellion610
54. Problems of the Lucifer Rebellion613
1. True and False Liberty613
2. The Theft of Liberty614
3. The Time Lag of Justice615
4. The Mercy Time Lag615
5. The Wisdom of Delay617
6. The Triumph of Love618
55. The Spheres of Light and Life621
1. The Morontia Temple622
2. Death and Translation623
3. The Golden Ages624
4. Administrative Readjustments626
5. The Acme of Material Development629
6. The Individual Mortal630
7. The First or Planetary Stage631
8. The Second or System Stage632
9. The Third or Constellation Stage633
10. The Fourth or Local Universe Stage634
11. The Minor and Major Sector Stages635
12. The Seventh or Superuniverse Stage636
56. Universal Unity637
1. Physical Co-ordination637
2. Intellectual Unity638
3. Spiritual Unification639
4. Personality Unification639
5. Deity Unity640
6. Unification of Evolutionary Deity641
7. Universal Evolutionary Repercussions642
8. The Supreme Unifier643
9. Universal Absolute Unity644
10. Truth, Beauty, and Goodness646

PART III The History of Urantia

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57. The Origin of Urantia651
1. The Andronover Nebula651
2. The Primary Nebular Stage652
3. The Secondary Nebular Stage653
4. Tertiary and Quartan Stages654
5. Origin of Monmatia—The Urantia Solar System655
6. The Solar System Stage—The Planet-Forming Era657
7. The Meteoric Era—The Volcanic Age
The Primitive Planetary Atmosphere
658
8. Crustal Stabilization
The Age of Earthquakes
The World Ocean and the First Continent
660
58. Life Establishment on Urantia664
1. Physical-Life Prerequisites664
2. The Urantia Atmosphere665
3. Spatial Environment666
4. The Life-Dawn Era667
5. The Continental Drift668
6. The Transition Period669
7. The Geologic History Book670
59. The Marine-Life Era on Urantia672
1. Early Marine Life in the Shallow Seas
The Trilobite Age
673
2. The First Continental Flood Stage
The Invertebrate-Animal Age
674
3. The Second Great Flood Stage
The Coral Period—The Brachiopod Age
676
4. The Great Land-Emergence Stage
The Vegetative Land-Life Period
The Age of Fishes
678
5. The Crustal-Shifting Stage
The Fern-Forest Carboniferous Period
The Age of Frogs
680
6. The Climatic Transition Stage
The Seed-Plant Period
The Age of Biologic Tribulation
682
60. Urantia During the Early Land-Life Era685
1. The Early Reptilian Age685
2. The Later Reptilian Age687
3. The Cretaceous Stage
The Flowering-Plant Period
The Age of Birds
688
4. The End of the Chalk Period691
61. The Mammalian Era on Urantia693
1. The New Continental Land Stage
The Age of Early Mammals
693
2. The Recent Flood Stage
The Age of Advanced Mammals
694
3. The Modern Mountain Stage
Age of the Elephant and the Horse
696
4. The Recent Continental-Elevation Stage
The Last Great Mammalian Migration
698
5. The Early Ice Age699
6. Primitive Man in the Ice Age700
7. The Continuing Ice Age700
62. The Dawn Races of Early Man703
1. The Early Lemur Types703
2. The Dawn Mammals703
3. The Mid-Mammals704
4. The Primates706
5. The First Human Beings707
6. Evolution of the Human Mind709
7. Recognition as an Inhabited World709
63. The First Human Family711
1. Andon and Fonta711
2. The Flight of the Twins712
3. Andon’s Family713
4. The Andonic Clans713
5. Dispersion of the Andonites715
6. Onagar—The First Truth Teacher715
7. The Survival of Andon and Fonta717
64. The Evolutionary Races of Color718
1. The Andonic Aborigines718
2. The Foxhall Peoples719
3. The Badonan Tribes720
4. The Neanderthal Races720
5. Origin of the Colored Races722
6. The Six Sangik Races of Urantia722
7. Dispersion of the Colored Races726
65. The Overcontrol of Evolution730
1. Life Carrier Functions730
2. The Evolutionary Panorama731
3. The Fostering of Evolution733
4. The Urantia Adventure734
5. Life-Evolution Vicissitudes736
6. Evolutionary Techniques of Life737
7. Evolutionary Mind Levels738
8. Evolution in Time and Space739
66. The Planetary Prince of Urantia741
1. Prince Caligastia741
2. The Prince’s Staff742
3. Dalamatia—The City of the Prince743
4. Early Days of the One Hundred743
5. Organization of the One Hundred745
6. The Prince’s Reign749
7. Life in Dalamatia750
8. Misfortunes of Caligastia752
67. The Planetary Rebellion754
1. The Caligastia Betrayal754
2. The Outbreak of Rebellion755
3. The Seven Crucial Years756
4. The Caligastia One Hundred After Rebellion757
5. Immediate Results of Rebellion758
6. Van—The Steadfast759
7. Remote Repercussions of Sin760
8. The Human Hero of the Rebellion761
68. The Dawn of Civilization763
1. Protective Socialization763
2. Factors in Social Progression764
3. Socializing Influence of Ghost Fear766
4. Evolution of the Mores767
5. Land Techniques—Maintenance Arts768
6. Evolution of Culture769
69. Primitive Human Institutions772
1. Basic Human Institutions772
2. The Dawn of Industry773
3. The Specialization of Labor773
4. The Beginnings of Trade775
5. The Beginnings of Capital775
6. Fire in Relation to Civilization777
7. The Utilization of Animals778
8. Slavery as a Factor in Civilization778
9. Private Property780
70. The Evolution of Human Government783
1. The Genesis of War783
2. The Social Value of War785
3. Early Human Associations787
4. Clans and Tribes788
5. The Beginnings of Government788
6. Monarchial Government789
7. Primitive Clubs and Secret Societies790
8. Social Classes792
9. Human Rights793
10. Evolution of Justice794
11. Laws and Courts796
12. Allocation of Civil Authority797
71. Development of the State800
1. The Embryonic State800
2. The Evolution of Representative Government801
3. The Ideals of Statehood803
4. Progressive Civilization804
5. The Evolution of Competition805
6. The Profit Motive805
7. Education806
8. The Character of Statehood806
72. Government on a Neighboring Planet808
1. The Continental Nation808
2. Political Organization809
3. The Home Life811
4. The Educational System812
5. Industrial Organization813
6. Old-Age Insurance814
7. Taxation815
8. The Special Colleges816
9. The Plan of Universal Suffrage817
10. Dealing with Crime818
11. Military Preparedness818
12. The Other Nations819
73. The Garden of Eden821
1. The Nodites and the Amadonites821
2. Planning for the Garden822
3. The Garden Site823
4. Establishing the Garden823
5. The Garden Home824
6. The Tree of Life825
7. The Fate of Eden826
74. Adam and Eve828
1. Adam and Eve on Jerusem828
2. Arrival of Adam and Eve829
3. Adam and Eve Learn About the Planet830
4. The First Upheaval832
5. Adam’s Administration833
6. Home Life of Adam and Eve834
7. Life in the Garden835
8. The Legend of Creation836
75. The Default of Adam and Eve839
1. The Urantia Problem839
2. Caligastia’s Plot840
3. The Temptation of Eve841
4. The Realization of Default842
5. Repercussions of Default843
6. Adam and Eve Leave the Garden844
7. Degradation of Adam and Eve845
8. The So-Called Fall of Man845
76. The Second Garden847
1. The Edenites Enter Mesopotamia847
2. Cain and Abel848
3. Life in Mesopotamia849
4. The Violet Race850
5. Death of Adam and Eve851
6. Survival of Adam and Eve853
77. The Midway Creatures855
1. The Primary Midwayers855
2. The Nodite Race856
3. The Tower of Babel858
4. Nodite Centers of Civilization859
5. Adamson and Ratta861
6. The Secondary Midwayers862
7. The Rebel Midwayers863
8. The United Midwayers864
9. The Permanent Citizens of Urantia865
78. The Violet Race After the Days of Adam868
1. Racial and Cultural Distribution868
2. The Adamites in the Second Garden869
3. Early Expansions of the Adamites870
4. The Andites871
5. The Andite Migrations872
6. The Last Andite Dispersions873
7. The Floods in Mesopotamia874
8. The Sumerians—Last of the Andites875
79. Andite Expansion in the Orient878
1. The Andites of Turkestan878
2. The Andite Conquest of India879
3. Dravidian India881
4. The Aryan Invasion of India882
5. Red Man and Yellow Man883
6. Dawn of Chinese Civilization884
7. The Andites Enter China886
8. Later Chinese Civilization887
80. Andite Expansion in the Occident889
1. The Adamites Enter Europe889
2. Climatic and Geologic Changes890
3. The Cro-Magnoid Blue Man891
4. The Andite Invasions of Europe892
5. The Andite Conquest of Northern Europe893
6. The Andites Along the Nile894
7. Andites of the Mediterranean Isles895
8. The Danubian Andonites896
9. The Three White Races897
81. Development of Modern Civilization900
1. The Cradle of Civilization900
2. The Tools of Civilization901
3. Cities, Manufacture, and Commerce903
4. The Mixed Races904
5. Cultural Society905
6. The Maintenance of Civilization906
82. The Evolution of Marriage913
1. The Mating Instinct913
2. The Restrictive Taboos914
3. Early Marriage Mores915
4. Marriage Under the Property Mores917
5. Endogamy and Exogamy918
6. Racial Mixtures919
83. The Marriage Institution922
1. Marriage as a Societal Institution922
2. Courtship and Betrothal923
3. Purchase and Dowry923
4. The Wedding Ceremony924
5. Plural Marriages925
6. True Monogamy—Pair Marriage927
7. The Dissolution of Wedlock928
8. The Idealization of Marriage929
84. Marriage and Family Life931
1. Primitive Pair Associations931
2. The Early Mother-Family932
3. The Family Under Father Dominance933
4. Woman’s Status in Early Society935
5. Woman Under the Developing Mores936
6. The Partnership of Man and Woman938
7. The Ideals of Family Life939
8. Dangers of Self-Gratification942
85. The Origins of Worship944
1. Worship of Stones and Hills944
2. Worship of Plants and Trees945
3. The Worship of Animals946
4. Worship of the Elements946
5. Worship of the Heavenly Bodies947
6. Worship of Man948
7. The Adjutants of Worship and Wisdom948
86. Early Evolution of Religion950
1. Chance: Good Luck and Bad Luck950
2. The Personification of Chance951
3. Death—The Inexplicable952
4. The Death-Survival Concept952
5. The Ghost-Soul Concept953
6. The Ghost-Spirit Environment955
7. The Function of Primitive Religion956
87. The Ghost Cults958
1. Ghost Fear958
2. Ghost Placation959
3. Ancestor Worship960
4. Good and Bad Spirit Ghosts961
5. The Advancing Ghost Cult962
6. Coercion and Exorcism963
7. Nature of Cultism965
88. Fetishes, Charms, and Magic967
1. Belief in Fetishes967
2. Evolution of the Fetish968
3. Totemism970
4. Magic970
5. Magical Charms971
6. The Practice of Magic972
89. Sin, Sacrifice, and Atonement974
1. The Taboo974
2. The Concept of Sin975
3. Renunciation and Humiliation976
4. Origins of Sacrifice977
5. Sacrifices and Cannibalism978
6. Evolution of Human Sacrifice980
7. Modifications of Human Sacrifice981
8. Redemption and Covenants982
9. Sacrifices and Sacraments983
10. Forgiveness of Sin984
90. Shamanism—Medicine Men and Priests986
1. The First Shamans—The Medicine Men986
2. Shamanistic Practices987
3. The Shamanic Theory of Disease and Death989
4. Medicine Under the Shamans990
5. Priests and Rituals992
91. The Evolution of Prayer994
1. Primitive Prayer994
2. Evolving Prayer995
3. Prayer and the Alter Ego996
4. Ethical Praying997
5. Social Repercussions of Prayer998
6. The Province of Prayer999
7. Mysticism, Ecstasy, and Inspiration1000
8. Praying as a Personal Experience1001
9. Conditions of Effective Prayer1002
92. The Later Evolution of Religion1003
1. The Evolutionary Nature of Religion1003
2. Religion and the Mores1004
3. The Nature of Evolutionary Religion1005
4. The Gift of Revelation1007
5. The Great Religious Leaders1008
6. The Composite Religions1010
7. The Further Evolution of Religion1012
93. Machiventa Melchizedek1014
1. The Machiventa Incarnation1014
2. The Sage of Salem1015
3. Melchizedek’s Teachings1016
4. The Salem Religion1017
5. The Selection of Abraham1018
6. Melchizedek’s Covenant with Abraham1020
7. The Melchizedek Missionaries1021
8. Departure of Melchizedek1022
9. After Melchizedek’s Departure1022
10. Present Status of Machiventa Melchizedek1024
94. The Melchizedek Teachings in the Orient1027
1. The Salem Teachings in Vedic India1027
2. Brahmanism1028
3. Brahmanic Philosophy1030
4. The Hindu Religion1031
5. The Struggle for Truth in China1032
6. Lao-Tse and Confucius1033
7. Gautama Siddhartha1035
8. The Buddhist Faith1036
9. The Spread of Buddhism1037
10. Religion in Tibet1038
11. Buddhist Philosophy1038
12. The God Concept of Buddhism1040
95. The Melchizedek Teachings in the Levant1042
1. The Salem Religion in Mesopotamia1042
2. Early Egyptian Religion1043
3. Evolution of Moral Concepts1045
4. The Teachings of Amenemope1046
5. The Remarkable Ikhnaton1047
6. The Salem Doctrines in Iran1049
7. The Salem Teachings in Arabia1050
96. Yahweh—God of the Hebrews1052
1. Deity Concepts Among the Semites1052
2. The Semitic Peoples1054
3. The Matchless Moses1055
4. The Proclamation of Yahweh1056
5. The Teachings of Moses1057
6. The God Concept After Moses’ Death1059
7. Psalms and the Book of Job1060
97. Evolution of the God Concept Among the Hebrews1062
1. Samuel—First of the Hebrew Prophets1062
2. Elijah and Elisha1064
3. Yahweh and Baal1064
4. Amos and Hosea1065
5. The First Isaiah1066
6. Jeremiah the Fearless1067
7. The Second Isaiah1068
8. Sacred and Profane History1070
9. Hebrew History1071
10. The Hebrew Religion1075
98. The Melchizedek Teachings in the Occident1077
1. The Salem Religion Among the Greeks1077
2. Greek Philosophic Thought1078
3. The Melchizedek Teachings in Rome1080
4. The Mystery Cults1081
5. The Cult of Mithras1082
6. Mithraism and Christianity1083
7. The Christian Religion1083
99. The Social Problems of Religion1086
1. Religion and Social Reconstruction1086
2. Weakness of Institutional Religion1087
3. Religion and the Religionist1088
4. Transition Difficulties1089
5. Social Aspects of Religion1090
6. Institutional Religion1092
7. Religion’s Contribution1092
100. Religion in Human Experience1094
1. Religious Growth1094
2. Spiritual Growth1095
3. Concepts of Supreme Value1096
4. Problems of Growth1097
5. Conversion and Mysticism1098
6. Marks of Religious Living1100
7. The Acme of Religious Living1101
101. The Real Nature of Religion1104
1. True Religion1104
2. The Fact of Religion1105
3. The Characteristics of Religion1107
4. The Limitations of Revelation1109
5. Religion Expanded by Revelation1110
6. Progressive Religious Experience1111
7. A Personal Philosophy of Religion1113
8. Faith and Belief1114
9. Religion and Morality1115
10. Religion as Man’s Liberator1116
102. The Foundations of Religious Faith1118
1. Assurances of Faith1118
2. Religion and Reality1119
3. Knowledge, Wisdom, and Insight1121
4. The Fact of Experience1123
5. The Supremacy of Purposive Potential1123
6. The Certainty of Religious Faith1124
7. The Certitude of the Divine1126
8. The Evidences of Religion1127
103. The Reality of Religious Experience1129
1. Philosophy of Religion1129
2. Religion and the Individual1130
3. Religion and the Human Race1132
4. Spiritual Communion1133
5. The Origin of Ideals1133
6. Philosophic Co-ordination1135
7. Science and Religion1137
8. Philosophy and Religion1140
9. The Essence of Religion1140
104. Growth of the Trinity Concept1143
1. Urantian Trinity Concepts1143
2. Trinity Unity and Deity Plurality1145
3. Trinities and Triunities1146
4. The Seven Triunities1147
5. Triodities1151
105. Deity and Reality1152
1. The Philosophic Concept of the I AM1152
2. The I AM as Triune and as Sevenfold1153
3. The Seven Absolutes of Infinity1155
4. Unity, Duality, and Triunity1157
5. Promulgation of Finite Reality1158
6. Repercussions of Finite Reality1159
7. Eventuation of Transcendentals1159
106. Universe Levels of Reality1162
1. Primary Association of Finite Functionals1163
2. Secondary Supreme Finite Integration1164
3. Transcendental Tertiary Reality Association1165
4. Ultimate Quartan Integration1166
5. Coabsolute or Fifth-Phase Association1167
6. Absolute or Sixth-Phase Integration1167
7. Finality of Destiny1168
8. The Trinity of Trinities1170
9. Existential Infinite Unification1173
107. Origin and Nature of Thought Adjusters1176
1. Origin of Thought Adjusters1177
2. Classification of Adjusters1178
3. The Divinington Home of Adjusters1179
4. Nature and Presence of Adjusters1180
5. Adjuster Mindedness1181
6. Adjusters as Pure Spirits1182
7. Adjusters and Personality1183
108. Mission and Ministry of Thought Adjusters1185
1. Selection and Assignment1185
2. Prerequisites of Adjuster Indwelling1186
3. Organization and Administration1188
4. Relation to Other Spiritual Influences1190
5. The Adjuster’s Mission1191
6. God in Man1192
109. Relation of Adjusters to Universe Creatures1195
1. Development of Adjusters1195
2. Self-Acting Adjusters1196
3. Relation of Adjusters to Mortal Types1197
4. Adjusters and Human Personality1198
5. Material Handicaps to Adjuster Indwelling1199
6. The Persistence of True Values1200
7. Destiny of Personalized Adjusters1201
110. Relation of Adjusters to Individual Mortals1203
1. Indwelling the Mortal Mind1203
2. Adjusters and Human Will1204
3. Co-operation with the Adjuster1205
4. The Adjuster’s Work in the Mind1207
5. Erroneous Concepts of Adjuster Guidance1207
6. The Seven Psychic Circles1209
7. The Attainment of Immortality1212
111. The Adjuster and the Soul1215
1. The Mind Arena of Choice1216
2. Nature of the Soul1217
3. The Evolving Soul1218
4. The Inner Life1219
5. The Consecration of Choice1221
6. The Human Paradox1221
7. The Adjuster’s Problem1223
112. Personality Survival1225
1. Personality and Reality1226
2. The Self1227
3. The Phenomenon of Death1229
4. Adjusters After Death1231
5. Survival of the Human Self1232
6. The Morontia Self1235
7. Adjuster Fusion1237
113. Seraphic Guardians of Destiny1241
1. The Guardian Angels1241
2. The Destiny Guardians1242
3. Relation to Other Spirit Influences1244
4. Seraphic Domains of Action1245
5. Seraphic Ministry to Mortals1245
6. Guardian Angels After Death1246
7. Seraphim and the Ascendant Career1248
114. Seraphic Planetary Government1250
1. The Sovereignty of Urantia1250
2. The Board of Planetary Supervisors1251
3. The Resident Governor General1252
4. The Most High Observer1253
5. The Planetary Government1254
6. The Master Seraphim of Planetary Supervision1254
7. The Reserve Corps of Destiny1257
115. The Supreme Being1260
1. Relativity of Concept Frames1260
2. The Absolute Basis for Supremacy1261
3. Original, Actual, and Potential1261
4. Sources of Supreme Reality1263
5. Relation of the Supreme to the Paradise Trinity1264
6. Relation of the Supreme to the Triodities1265
7. The Nature of the Supreme1266
116. The Almighty Supreme1268
1. The Supreme Mind1268
2. The Almighty and God the Sevenfold1269
3. The Almighty and Paradise Deity1270
4. The Almighty and the Supreme Creators1271
5. The Almighty and the Sevenfold Controllers1273
6. Spirit Dominance1275
7. The Living Organism of the Grand Universe1276
117. God the Supreme1278
1. Nature of the Supreme Being1278
2. The Source of Evolutionary Growth1280
3. Significance of the Supreme to Universe Creatures1281
4. The Finite God1283
5. The Oversoul of Creation1285
6. The Quest for the Supreme1287
7. The Future of the Supreme1291
118. Supreme and Ultimate—Time and Space1294
1. Time and Eternity1295
2. Omnipresence and Ubiquity1296
3. Time-Space Relationships1297
4. Primary and Secondary Causation1298
5. Omnipotence and Compossibility1299
6. Omnipotence and Omnificence1299
7. Omniscience and Predestination1300
8. Control and Overcontrol1301
9. Universe Mechanisms1303
10. Functions of Providence1304
119. The Bestowals of Christ Michael1308
1. The First Bestowal1309
2. The Second Bestowal1310
3. The Third Bestowal1312
4. The Fourth Bestowal1313
5. The Fifth Bestowal1314
6. The Sixth Bestowal1315
7. The Seventh and Final Bestowal1316
8. Michael’s Postbestowal Status1317

PART IV The Life and Teachings of Jesus

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120. The Bestowal of Michael on Urantia1323
1. The Seventh Bestowal Commission1325
2. The Bestowal Limitations1327
3. Further Counsel and Advice1329
4. The Incarnation—Making Two One1331
121. The Times of Michael’s Bestowal1332
1. The Occident of the First Century After Christ1332
2. The Jewish People1333
3. Among the Gentiles1334
4. Gentile Philosophy1335
5. The Gentile Religions1336
6. The Hebrew Religion1338
7. Jews and Gentiles1339
8. Previous Written Records1341
122. Birth and Infancy of Jesus1344
1. Joseph and Mary1344
2. Gabriel Appears to Elizabeth1345
3. Gabriel’s Announcement to Mary1346
4. Joseph’s Dream1347
5. Jesus’ Earth Parents1348
6. The Home at Nazareth1349
7. The Trip to Bethlehem1350
8. The Birth of Jesus1351
9. The Presentation in the Temple1352
10. Herod Acts1353
123. The Early Childhood of Jesus1355
1. Back in Nazareth1356
2. The Fifth Year (2 B.C.)1357
3. Events of the Sixth Year (1 B.C.)1359
4. The Seventh Year (A.D. 1)1361
5. School Days in Nazareth1362
6. His Eighth Year (A.D. 2)1364
124. The Later Childhood of Jesus1366
1. Jesus’ Ninth Year (A.D. 3)1366
2. The Tenth Year (A.D. 4)1368
3. The Eleventh Year (A.D. 5)1369
4. The Twelfth Year (A.D. 6)1371
5. His Thirteenth Year (A.D. 7)1373
6. The Journey to Jerusalem1374
125. Jesus at Jerusalem1377
1. Jesus Views the Temple1378
2. Jesus and the Passover1379
3. Departure of Joseph and Mary1381
4. First and Second Days in the Temple1381
5. The Third Day in the Temple1382
6. The Fourth Day in the Temple1383
126. The Two Crucial Years1386
1. His Fourteenth Year (A.D. 8)1387
2. The Death of Joseph1388
3. The Fifteenth Year (A.D. 9)1389
4. First Sermon in the Synagogue1391
5. The Financial Struggle1392
127. The Adolescent Years1395
1. The Sixteenth Year (A.D. 10)1395
2. The Seventeenth Year (A.D. 11)1396
3. The Eighteenth Year (A.D. 12)1398
4. The Nineteenth Year (A.D. 13)1401
5. Rebecca, the Daughter of Ezra1402
6. His Twentieth Year (A.D. 14)1403
128. Jesus’ Early Manhood1407
1. The Twenty-First Year (A.D. 15)1407
2. The Twenty-Second Year (A.D. 16)1409
3. The Twenty-Third Year (A.D. 17)1411
4. The Damascus Episode1412
5. The Twenty-Fourth Year (A.D. 18)1413
6. The Twenty-Fifth Year (A.D. 19)1415
7. The Twenty-Sixth Year (A.D. 20)1416
129. The Later Adult Life of Jesus1419
1. The Twenty-Seventh Year (A.D. 21)1419
2. The Twenty-Eighth Year (A.D. 22)1421
3. The Twenty-Ninth Year (A.D. 23)1423
4. The Human Jesus1424
130. On the Way to Rome1427
1. At Joppa—Discourse on Jonah1428
2. At Caesarea1429
3. At Alexandria1432
4. Discourse on Reality1433
5. On the Island of Crete1436
6. The Young Man Who Was Afraid1437
7. At Carthage—Discourse on Time and Space1438
8. On the Way to Naples and Rome1440
131. The World’s Religions1442
1. Cynicism1442
2. Judaism1444
3. Buddhism1446
4. Hinduism1447
5. Zoroastrianism1449
6. Suduanism (Jainism)1450
7. Shinto1451
8. Taoism1451
9. Confucianism1452
10. “Our Religion”1453
132. The Sojourn at Rome1455
1. True Values1456
2. Good and Evil1457
3. Truth and Faith1459
4. Personal Ministry1460
5. Counseling the Rich Man1462
6. Social Ministry1465
7. Trips About Rome1466
133. The Return from Rome1468
1. Mercy and Justice1468
2. Embarking at Tarentum1470
3. At Corinth1471
4. Personal Work in Corinth1474
5. At Athens—Discourse on Science1476
6. At Ephesus—Discourse on the Soul1477
7. The Sojourn at Cyprus—Discourse on Mind1479
8. At Antioch1480
9. In Mesopotamia1481
134. The Transition Years1483
1. The Thirtieth Year (A.D. 24)1483
2. The Caravan Trip to the Caspian1484
3. The Urmia Lectures1485
4. Sovereignty—Divine and Human1486
5. Political Sovereignty1487
6. Law, Liberty, and Sovereignty1490
7. The Thirty-First Year (A.D. 25)1492
8. The Sojourn on Mount Hermon1492
9. The Time of Waiting1494
135. John the Baptist1496
1. John Becomes a Nazarite1496
2. The Death of Zacharias1497
3. The Life of a Shepherd1497
4. The Death of Elizabeth1499
5. The Kingdom of God1500
6. John Begins to Preach1501
7. John Journeys North1503
8. Meeting of Jesus and John1503
9. Forty Days of Preaching1505
10. John Journeys South1506
11. John in Prison1506
12. Death of John the Baptist1508
136. Baptism and the Forty Days1509
1. Concepts of the Expected Messiah1509
2. The Baptism of Jesus1510
3. The Forty Days1512
4. Plans for Public Work1514
5. The First Great Decision1516
6. The Second Decision1517
7. The Third Decision1519
8. The Fourth Decision1520
9. The Fifth Decision1521
10. The Sixth Decision1523
137. Tarrying Time in Galilee1524
1. Choosing the First Four Apostles1524
2. Choosing Philip and Nathaniel1526
3. The Visit to Capernaum1527
4. The Wedding at Cana1528
5. Back in Capernaum1531
6. The Events of a Sabbath Day1532
7. Four Months of Training1533
8. Sermon on the Kingdom1535
138. Training the Kingdom’s Messengers1538
1. Final Instructions1538
2. Choosing the Six1539
3. The Call of Matthew and Simon1540
4. The Call of the Twins1541
5. The Call of Thomas and Judas1542
6. The Week of Intensive Training1542
7. Another Disappointment1543
8. First Work of the Twelve1545
9. Five Months of Testing1546
10. Organization of the Twelve1547
139. The Twelve Apostles1548
1. Andrew, the First Chosen1548
2. Simon Peter1550
3. James Zebedee1552
4. John Zebedee1553
5. Philip the Curious1556
6. Honest Nathaniel1558
7. Matthew Levi1559
8. Thomas Didymus1561
9. and 10. James and Judas Alpheus1563
11. Simon the Zealot1564
12. Judas Iscariot1565
140. The Ordination of the Twelve1568
1. Preliminary Instruction1568
2. The Ordination1569
3. The Ordination Sermon1570
4. You Are the Salt of the Earth1572
5. Fatherly and Brotherly Love1573
6. The Evening of the Ordination1576
7. The Week Following the Ordination1578
8. Thursday Afternoon on the Lake1579
9. The Day of Consecration1583
10. The Evening After the Consecration1584
141. Beginning the Public Work1587
1. Leaving Galilee1587
2. God’s Law and the Father’s Will1588
3. The Sojourn at Amathus1589
4. Teaching About the Father1590
5. Spiritual Unity1591
6. Last Week at Amathus1592
7. At Bethany Beyond Jordan1593
8. Working in Jericho1595
9. Departing for Jerusalem1595
142. The Passover at Jerusalem1596
1. Teaching in the Temple1596
2. God’s Wrath1597
3. The Concept of God1598
4. Flavius and Greek Culture1600
5. The Discourse on Assurance1601
6. The Visit with Nicodemus1601
7. The Lesson on the Family1603
8. In Southern Judea1605
143. Going Through Samaria1607
1. Preaching at Archelais1607
2. Lesson on Self-Mastery1609
3. Diversion and Relaxation1610
4. The Jews and the Samaritans1612
5. The Woman of Sychar1612
6. The Samaritan Revival1615
7. Teachings About Prayer and Worship1616
144. At Gilboa and in the Decapolis1617
1. The Gilboa Encampment1617
2. The Discourse on Prayer1618
3. The Believer’s Prayer1619
4. More About Prayer1620
5. Other Forms of Prayer1621
6. Conference with John’s Apostles1624
7. In the Decapolis Cities1626
8. In Camp Near Pella1626
9. Death of John the Baptist1627
145. Four Eventful Days at Capernaum1628
1. The Draught of Fishes1628
2. Afternoon at the Synagogue1629
3. The Healing at Sundown1631
4. The Evening After1634
5. Early Sunday Morning1634
146. First Preaching Tour of Galilee1637
1. Preaching at Rimmon1637
2. At Jotapata1638
3. The Stop at Ramah1641
4. The Gospel at Iron1643
5. Back in Cana1644
6. Nain and the Widow’s Son1645
7. At Endor1646
147. The Interlude Visit to Jerusalem1647
1. The Centurion’s Servant1647
2. The Journey to Jerusalem1648
3. At the Pool of Bethesda1649
4. The Rule of Living1650
5. Visiting Simon the Pharisee1651
6. Returning to Capernaum1653
7. Back in Capernaum1655
8. The Feast of Spiritual Goodness1656
148. Training Evangelists at Bethsaida1657
1. A New School of the Prophets1657
2. The Bethsaida Hospital1658
3. The Father’s Business1659
4. Evil, Sin, and Iniquity1659
5. The Purpose of Affliction1661
6. The Misunderstanding of Suffering —
Discourse on Job
1662
7. The Man with the Withered Hand1664
8. Last Week at Bethsaida1665
9. Healing the Paralytic1666
149. The Second Preaching Tour1668
1. The Widespread Fame of Jesus1668
2. Attitude of the People1670
3. Hostility of the Religious Leaders1672
4. Progress of the Preaching Tour1673
5. Lesson Regarding Contentment1674
6. The “Fear of the Lord”1675
7. Returning to Bethsaida1677
150. The Third Preaching Tour1678
1. The Women’s Evangelistic Corps1678
2. The Stop at Magdala1679
3. Sabbath at Tiberias1680
4. Sending the Apostles Out Two and Two1681
5. What Must I Do to Be Saved?1682
6. The Evening Lessons1683
7. The Sojourn at Nazareth1683
8. The Sabbath Service1684
9. The Nazareth Rejection1686
151. Tarrying and Teaching by the Seaside1688
1. The Parable of the Sower1688
2. Interpretation of the Parable1689
3. More About Parables1691
4. More Parables by the Sea1693
5. The Visit to Kheresa1694
6. The Kheresa Lunatic1695
152. Events Leading up to the Capernaum Crisis1698
1. At Jairus’s House1699
2. Feeding the Five Thousand1700
3. The King-Making Episode1702
4. Simon Peter’s Night Vision1703
5. Back in Bethsaida1703
6. At Gennesaret1705
7. At Jerusalem1706
153. The Crisis at Capernaum1707
1. The Setting of the Stage1707
2. The Epochal Sermon1709
3. The After Meeting1712
4. Last Words in the Synagogue1713
5. The Saturday Evening1715
154. Last Days at Capernaum1717
1. A Week of Counsel1717
2. A Week of Rest1718
3. The Second Tiberias Conference1719
4. Saturday Night in Capernaum1719
5. The Eventful Sunday Morning1720
6. Jesus’ Family Arrives1721
7. The Hasty Flight1723
155. Fleeing Through Northern Galilee1725
1. Why Do the Heathen Rage?1725
2. The Evangelists in Chorazin1726
3. At Caesarea-Philippi1727
4. On the Way to Phoenicia1728
5. The Discourse on True Religion1728
6. The Second Discourse on Religion1730
156. The Sojourn at Tyre and Sidon1734
1. The Syrian Woman1734
2. Teaching in Sidon1735
3. The Journey up the Coast1736
4. At Tyre1737
5. Jesus’ Teaching at Tyre1737
6. The Return from Phoenicia1741
157. At Caesarea-Philippi1743
1. The Temple-Tax Collector1743
2. At Bethsaida-Julias1744
3. Peter’s Confession1745
4. The Talk About the Kingdom1746
5. The New Concept1748
6. The Next Afternoon1748
7. Andrew’s Conference1750
158. The Mount of Transfiguration1752
1. The Transfiguration1752
2. Coming Down the Mountain1754
3. Meaning of the Transfiguration1755
4. The Epileptic Boy1755
5. Jesus Heals the Boy1757
6. In Celsus’ Garden1758
7. Peter’s Protest1759
8. At Peter’s House1761
159. The Decapolis Tour1762
1. The Sermon on Forgiveness1762
2. The Strange Preacher1764
3. Instruction for Teachers and Believers1765
4. The Talk with Nathaniel1767
5. The Positive Nature of Jesus’ Religion1769
6. The Return to Magadan1771
160. Rodan of Alexandria1772
1. Rodan’s Greek Philosophy1772
2. The Art of Living1775
3. The Lures of Maturity1777
4. The Balance of Maturity1778
5. The Religion of the Ideal1780
161. Further Discussions with Rodan1783
1. The Personality of God1783
2. The Divine Nature of Jesus1785
3. Jesus’ Human and Divine Minds1787
162. At the Feast of Tabernacles1788
1. The Dangers of the Visit to Jerusalem1788
2. The First Temple Talk1790
3. The Woman Taken in Adultery1792
4. The Feast of Tabernacles1793
5. Sermon on the Light of the World1794
6. Discourse on the Water of Life1795
7. The Discourse on Spiritual Freedom1796
8. The Visit with Martha and Mary1797
9. At Bethlehem with Abner1798
163. Ordination of the Seventy at Magadan1800
1. Ordination of the Seventy1800
2. The Rich Young Man and Others1801
3. The Discussion About Wealth1803
4. Farewell to the Seventy1804
5. Moving the Camp to Pella1806
6. The Return of the Seventy1806
7. Preparation for the Last Mission1808
164. At the Feast of Dedication1809
1. Story of the Good Samaritan1809
2. At Jerusalem1810
3. Healing the Blind Beggar1811
4. Josiah Before the Sanhedrin1813
5. Teaching in Solomon’s Porch1815
165. The Perean Mission Begins1817
1. At the Pella Camp1817
2. Sermon on the Good Shepherd1818
3. Sabbath Sermon at Pella1819
4. Dividing the Inheritance1821
5. Talks to the Apostles on Wealth1823
6. Answer to Peter’s Question1824
166. Last Visit to Northern Perea1825
1. The Pharisees at Ragaba1825
2. The Ten Lepers1827
3. The Sermon at Gerasa1828
4. Teaching About Accidents1830
5. The Congregation at Philadelphia1831
167. The Visit to Philadelphia1833
1. Breakfast with the Pharisees1833
2. Parable of the Great Supper1835
3. The Woman with the Spirit of Infirmity1835
4. The Message from Bethany1836
5. On the Way to Bethany1838
6. Blessing the Little Children1839
7. The Talk About Angels1840
168. The Resurrection of Lazarus1842
1. At the Tomb of Lazarus1843
2. The Resurrection of Lazarus1845
3. Meeting of the Sanhedrin1847
4. The Answer to Prayer1848
5. What Became of Lazarus1849
169. Last Teaching at Pella1850
1. Parable of the Lost Son1850
2. Parable of the Shrewd Steward1853
3. The Rich Man and the Beggar1854
4. The Father and His Kingdom1855
170. The Kingdom of Heaven1858
1. Concepts of the Kingdom of Heaven1858
2. Jesus’ Concept of the Kingdom1859
3. In Relation to Righteousness1861
4. Jesus’ Teaching About the Kingdom1862
5. Later Ideas of the Kingdom1864
171. On the Way to Jerusalem1867
1. The Departure from Pella1868
2. On Counting the Cost1869
3. The Perean Tour1870
4. Teaching at Livias1871
5. The Blind Man at Jericho1873
6. The Visit to Zaccheus1873
7. “As Jesus Passed By”1874
8. Parable of the Pounds1875
172. Going into Jerusalem1878
1. Sabbath at Bethany1878
2. Sunday Morning with the Apostles1880
3. The Start for Jerusalem1880
4. Visiting About the Temple1883
5. The Apostles’ Attitude1883
173. Monday in Jerusalem1888
1. Cleansing the Temple1888
2. Challenging the Master’s Authority1891
3. Parable of the Two Sons1893
4. Parable of the Absent Landlord1893
5. Parable of the Marriage Feast1894
174. Tuesday Morning in the Temple1897
1. Divine Forgiveness1898
2. Questions by the Jewish Rulers1899
3. The Sadducees and the Resurrection1900
4. The Great Commandment1901
5. The Inquiring Greeks1902
175. The Last Temple Discourse1905
1. The Discourse1905
2. Status of Individual Jews1909
3. The Fateful Sanhedrin Meeting1909
4. The Situation in Jerusalem1910
176. Tuesday Evening on Mount Olivet1912
1. The Destruction of Jerusalem1912
2. The Master’s Second Coming1914
3. Later Discussion at the Camp1916
4. The Return of Michael1918
177. Wednesday, the Rest Day1920
1. One Day Alone with God1920
2. Early Home Life1921
3. The Day at Camp1923
4. Judas and the Chief Priests1924
5. The Last Social Hour1927
178. Last Day at the Camp1929
1. Discourse on Sonship and Citizenship1929
2. After the Noontime Meal1932
3. On the Way to the Supper1934
179. The Last Supper1936
1. The Desire for Preference1936
2. Beginning the Supper1937
3. Washing the Apostles’ Feet1938
4. Last Words to the Betrayer1940
5. Establishing the Remembrance Supper1941
180. The Farewell Discourse1944
1. The New Commandment1944
2. The Vine and the Branches1945
3. Enmity of the World1946
4. The Promised Helper1948
5. The Spirit of Truth1949
6. The Necessity for Leaving1951
181. Final Admonitions and Warnings1953
1. Last Words of Comfort1953
2. Farewell Personal Admonitions1955
182. In Gethsemane1963
1. The Last Group Prayer1963
2. Last Hour Before the Betrayal1966
3. Alone in Gethsemane1968
183. The Betrayal and Arrest of Jesus1971
1. The Father’s Will1971
2. Judas in the City1972
3. The Master’s Arrest1973
4. Discussion at the Olive Press1975
5. On the Way to the High Priest’s Palace1977
184. Before the Sanhedrin Court1978
1. Examination by Annas1978
2. Peter in the Courtyard1980
3. Before the Court of Sanhedrists1982
4. The Hour of Humiliation1984
5. The Second Meeting of the Court1985
185. The Trial Before Pilate1987
1. Pontius Pilate1987
2. Jesus Appears Before Pilate1989
3. The Private Examination by Pilate1991
4. Jesus Before Herod1992
5. Jesus Returns to Pilate1993
6. Pilate’s Last Appeal1994
7. Pilate’s Last Interview1995
8. Pilate’s Tragic Surrender1996
186. Just Before the Crucifixion1997
1. The End of Judas Iscariot1997
2. The Master’s Attitude1999
3. The Dependable David Zebedee2000
4. Preparation for the Crucifixion2001
5. Jesus’ Death in Relation to the Passover2002
187. The Crucifixion2004
1. On the Way to Golgotha2004
2. The Crucifixion2006
3. Those Who Saw the Crucifixion2008
4. The Thief on the Cross2008
5. Last Hour on the Cross2010
6. After the Crucifixion2011
188. The Time of the Tomb2012
1. The Burial of Jesus2012
2. Safeguarding the Tomb2014
3. During the Sabbath Day2014
4. Meaning of the Death on the Cross2016
5. Lessons from the Cross2017
189. The Resurrection2020
1. The Morontia Transit2020
2. The Material Body of Jesus2022
3. The Dispensational Resurrection2024
4. Discovery of the Empty Tomb2025
5. Peter and John at the Tomb2027
190. Morontia Appearances of Jesus2029
1. Heralds of the Resurrection2029
2. Jesus’ Appearance at Bethany2031
3. At the Home of Joseph2033
4. Appearance to the Greeks2033
5. The Walk with Two Brothers2034
191. Appearances to the Apostles and Other Leaders2037
1. The Appearance to Peter2039
2. First Appearance to the Apostles2040
3. With the Morontia Creatures2040
4. The Tenth Appearance (At Philadelphia)2041
5. Second Appearance to the Apostles2042
6. The Alexandrian Appearance2044
192. Appearances in Galilee2045
1. Appearance by the Lake2045
2. Visiting with the Apostles Two and Two2047
3. On the Mount of Ordination2050
4. The Lakeside Gathering2050
193. Final Appearances and Ascension2052
1. The Appearance at Sychar2053
2. The Phoenician Appearance2054
3. Last Appearance in Jerusalem2055
4. Causes of Judas’s Downfall2055
5. The Master’s Ascension2057
6. Peter Calls a Meeting2057
194. Bestowal of the Spirit of Truth2059
1. The Pentecost Sermon2060
2. The Significance of Pentecost2060
3. What Happened at Pentecost2062
4. Beginnings of the Christian Church2066
195. After Pentecost2069
1. Influence of the Greeks2071
2. The Roman Influence2072
3. Under the Roman Empire2073
4. The European Dark Ages2074
5. The Modern Problem2075
6. Materialism2076
7. The Vulnerability of Materialism2078
8. Secular Totalitarianism2081
9. Christianity’s Problem2082
10. The Future2084
196. The Faith of Jesus2087
1. Jesus—The Man2090
2. The Religion of Jesus2091
3. The Supremacy of Religion2093

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