Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Urantia Book Radio - Larry Mullins Interview (Full Mix July 2014)

Urantia Book Radio interviews Larry Mullins. Here, brother Larry talks about very important roles Dr. Lena Sadler, wife of Dr. William Samuel Sadler played in the process of the delivery of the Urantia Book. 

Larry Mullins tells us that it was Lena Sadler who started the Forum in 1923 after the group have had about 20 years working experience with the Sleeping Subject [SS]. Initially Dr. William Sadler was not convinced of the authenticity of the materials until 1936 when the Jesus Papers came out and a revelation of the personality types of the 12 Apostles finally pulled him in completely. Several times, he wanted to abandon the project but Lena kept him at it. 

Funny enough men are always given all the credits. We hear so much of Dr. William Samuel Sadler. Little is said of Dr. Lena Sadler. Hahaha.... Kudos to Lena! Kudos to womanhood! :) 

Urantia Book Radio -  Larry Mullins Interview (Full Mix July 2014) 

Commentary: 

As we reflect on the process involved in the delivery of the Urantia Book, Paper 77, Section 8, Verse 5 and sub-verse 3 comes to mind:

UB77:8.5, "The United Midwayers of Urantia are organized for service with the planetary seraphim in accordance with innate endowments and acquired skills, in the following groups: ...
--> 3. Contact personalities. In the contacts made with the mortal beings of the material worlds, such as with the subject through whom these communications were transmitted, the midway creatures are always employed. They are an essential factor in such liaisons of the spiritual and the material levels."

Some questions come to mind:
Various Celestial Personalities made contact with the brother (the "Sleeping Subject") through whom the revelations were uttered. Midwayers played very important roles to make sure this "contact" and the delivery of the messages were successful. If it happened then, can it not happen today? Is it not happening today, through some people in the exact same manner or in a different but related manner? Why not?

We are told that, "In the contacts made with the mortal beings of the material worlds..." This implies that such contacts are a continuous, factual reality on the planet. Messages are continuously being delivered through "liaisons of the spiritual and the material levels". And this can occur through various means or methods. The method of the Sleeping Subject is just one of many.

A very important attribute of a sincere and honest truth seeker is, just like Jesus, to develop the keen ability to identify truth regardless of its source or method of delivery; to bravely look at a "message" and allow the Spirit of Truth, Thought Adjuster (God within) and/or Holy Spirit to minister to him or her. Such a truth seeker is not in a hurry to accept anything and not in a rush to criticize or condemn anything simply because the mode or method of delivery is unfamiliar. You have a "truth bell" within to help you along the way. Please, let's ponder on this for a minute... Thank you.

Have a great day and a rewarding 2016! Hosanna! Hallelujah! Amen. #Namaste

Saturday, December 5, 2015

God in Man - a Paramony (of the Bible and the Urantia Book)

Examples of Biblical Quotes of "God in man" [Please Note: Many christians give a different and wrong interpretations to these scriptures in order to ensure congruency {harmony} of their false or faulty theology] 

Job 32:8, "But there is a spirit which is in man; and the breath of the Almighty giveth them understanding." ~ Darby Bible Translation
Proverbs 20:27, "The spirit of man is the candle of the LORD, searching all the inward parts of the belly." ~ King James Bible 

Recall the Urantia Book refers to the Thought Adjuster (TA) as, "the candle of the Lord". Here's Jesus speaking to Peter in Urantia Book 149:5.2:
"149:5.2 “Simon, some persons are naturally more happy than others. Much, very much, depends upon the willingness of man to be led and directed by the Father’s spirit which lives within him. Have you not read in the Scriptures the words of the wise man, ‘The spirit of man is the candle of the Lord, searching all the inward parts’?..."
That was Jesus quoting Proverbs 20:27. :) 


Friday, November 20, 2015

You Pray for the Death of Your Enemies?

Did God tell you to pray for the death of your enemies? What happened to, "Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you?" Where did you see Jesus or Paul praying for the death of their enemies, persecutors or haters? Who made you a Judge and Arbiter over others - whether they live or die?
What happened to, "God prepares a table before me in the presence of my enemies"? It doesn't say, "in the absence of my enemies". It says, "in the presence of my enemies". A reason for this is so they can see the goodness of God in your life and the error of their ways - which can lead them to repentance...
Praying for the death of your fellow human beings is rooted in fear, hatred, revenge and unforgiveness. Wake up your heart to LOVE and FORGIVENESS. God is the Great Judge. He gives life. And He determines when a life should be terminated. Not you! Stay in your lane!

Why pray for the death of others? 
People have to make use of the appropriate words - most especially in an enlightened age. Highly spiritually matured and knowledgeable people choose their words carefully. It is far better to use words that make it clear that you desire the evil machinations of your enemies to be destroyed instead of speaking as though you yearn for the individual human being to physically die. ....and going about the place decreeing physical death on people, left, right and center... Such fake decrees cannot be honored by an Almighty, all powerful, all knowing and at the same time, all loving God.

A brother, Emeka Odoemene puts it quite nicely, "God is a loving Father and He is Father to both the righteous and the sinner. We, earthly parents would not kill one (or some) of our children because he oppresses other children. So, people should stop expecting God to answer their prayers to kill other humans for some wicked acts. He owns all lives and would take them when he wants." 

"Suffer not a witch to live."
That instruction was based on the level of enlightenment of the people of that day - Moses' day and era. The Paradise Father does not see that as "His Word". Another example is: "An eye for an eye; a tooth for a tooth." And you know Jesus made it clear that it is not the Word of God or that our Heavenly Father doesn't want us to implement that. But Moses and his crew taught that. Knowledge has increased. A greater enlightenment has come. We should know better. We are guided by the perfect law of liberty and love. Vengeance belongs to God. Let Him do His thing.



2 Timothy 4:4 
"Alexander the coppersmith did me great harm; the Lord will pay him back for his deeds." - Paul
This clearly falls in line with God's modus operandi. Paul knew better. He didn't pray for the man's death. God is the Judge. 

On very few occasions, an instant judgment may be delivered by God or the Celestial forces. And sometimes the verdict may be literally uttered by or through the mouth of the faith-liberated and love-soaked believer. A close look at God's dealings with humans show that such instances are very rare and "Justice" is always mingled with "Mercy". You cannot site such rare examples and run away praying everyday or every week for people to die! You have to understand the "operations of spirit" or the modus operandi of spirit - the divine spirit realm... AND TAKE NOTE: Such instant Judgment comes from God - 
not someone randomly praying for disaster to strike another human being, who in actuality is a brother or sister... 

A key guiding principle is seen in a question: "Where is love and forgiveness and divine purpose in this matter?" - whatever matter or situation that may be before you.

Once again, we re-echo, "People have to make use of the appropriate words - most especially in an enlightened age. Highly spiritually matured and knowledgeable people choose their words carefully. It is far better to use words that make it clear that you desire the evil machinations of your enemies to be destroyed instead of speaking as though you yearn for the individual human being to physically die. ....and going about the place decreeing physical death on people, left, right and center... Such fake decrees cannot be honored by an Almighty, all powerful, all knowing and at the same time, all loving God." 


Be blessed!
- Pastor Karo Akamune

Saturday, October 31, 2015

The Great Commission I

My focus here is on taking the gospel to the world; and not on taking the Urantia Book to the world. (However, it is noteworthy to say that CMC does both.)

The Urantia Revelations make two things very clear:
1) Personal, private ministry ('as you pass by') - your character and your one-on-one interactions proclaim truth, beauty and goodness, transforming lives.
2) Public ministry - proactively taking the gospel to people on a massive scale, from city to city, country to country. 



We see both in Melchizedek's Earth life. We see both in Jesus' Earth life. Jesus encourages us to do the same today. People who are only focused on private ministry should not tear down those who are focused on both private and public. We are a team! 
The Master sent out Kingdom believers TO PROACTIVELY GO TO VILLAGES AND CITIES TEACHING AND PREACHING THE GOSPEL OF THE KINGDOM... How can we effectively take the teachings of Jesus to every part of the planet - reaching thousands and millions, at a time, if we do not engage in some form of "conscious, calculated organization"? 
The Master commanded us to take his teachings all over the world. He led by example by sending out believers to different places to reach out to others; to preach and teach - publicly. Jesus had an "organized movement" in place. Different people had different tasks. For example, Matthew Levi was a fundraiser. Judas Iscariot was their treasurer. Simon Peter was an eloquent spokesman - preacher and teacher... There was a sustainable structure in place. 
To take the gospel to villages, cities and countries all over the world would require SOME (or A FEW) faith-liberated individuals to put in 20, 30 or even 50 hours of work per week. It requires a well coordinated and sustained effort. It requires planning, time and money. It requires setting up a structure - a 'movement'; an 'organization'; a 'church' or whatever is needed to get the job done. Let's not deceive ourselves. There's really practically no other way in this day and age.




A key objective for us is to clearly understand the duties and responsibilities placed on us, by the Fifth Epochal Revelation or the FER (The Urantia Book) and also those placed on us by the gospel message. They are greatly interrelated but they are not exactly the same. The FER may experience 'slow growth' but the gospel message does not have to. The majority of humans on Earth may not be ready for the FER but they are ready for the gospel teachings. Lack of understanding of this vital fact is a major reason why we are not doing so well - globally, in obeying the Master’s command. 

Some readers frown at Public Ministries because of the abuse they see amongst some tele-evangelists and some Church or Religious leaders. These things should not and must not make us reject "organizations" and public outreach work. Some humans may abuse power, authority, finances, etc but that does not mean the WORK ITSELF should not be done.

We have a great book - the Urantia Book, filled with nuggets to equip us with wisdom, knowledge and understanding. If any group of people should do better, then I think we ought to be that group. I see nothing to fear or be worried about. The Master knew quite well the fallibility of humans yet out of faith and trust, he commissions them to work under an umbrella as an organized team to do Public Outreach Work. With the knowledge we have, we should be able to do better than our 'stigmatized' tele-evangelist brothers and sisters... ...But should we fail, we learn, we grow, we evolve. We get wiser. There's really no other way.

Picture Art of FOGBOM by Tery McCade.

Sunday, October 11, 2015

Jesus and Atonement

King David saw into the mind of God concerning blood sacrifice:
Psalm 51:16-17, “For You do not desire sacrifice, or else I would give it; You do not delight in burnt offering. The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit, A broken and a contrite heart - These, O God, You will not despise.”
Psalm 40:6, “Sacrifice and offering You did not desire; My ears You have opened. Burnt offering and sin offering You did not require.”
And also:
Jeremiah 7:22-23, “For I did not speak to your fathers, or command them in the day that I brought them out of the land of Egypt, concerning burnt offerings or sacrifices. But this is what I commanded them, saying, ‘Obey My voice, and I will be your God, and you shall be My people. And walk in all the ways that I have commanded you, that it may be well with you.’”
Matthew 9:13, “But go and learn what this means: ‘I desire mercy and not sacrifice.’ For I did not come to call the righteous, but sinners, to repentance.”
In conducting the Passover Supper Ceremony, Jesus always intentionally did not include animal food – like lamb meat because he abstained from the slaughtering of animals. (The Jews upheld the spilling of blood as a requirement for the forgiveness of sins or the atonement of sins). He always opted for a bloodless passover ceremony. This practice and attitude of Jesus shows clearly that God the Father does not require blood sacrifice in order to forgive sins. Jesus even forgave people their sins before he died. His blood wasn’t spilled then! For example in Matthew 9:2, “Then behold, they brought to Him a paralytic lying on a bed. When Jesus saw their faith, He said to the paralytic, ‘Son, be of good cheer; your sins are forgiven you.’”




For the forgiveness of our evil deeds/sins/iniquity => for our salvation, God simply asks for repentance from the heart; a broken and a contrite heart. Jesus came on the scene and made it all clearer: He revealed that when we get an understanding of and embrace the LOVE of God in such a way that we surrender our all to God, and allow our hearts to forgive others, inasmuch as we seek God's forgiveness, therein is our salvation. This process allows us to see God as a loving Father and to see other people as our brothers and sisters. We also acquire the faith to believe that our eternal future is secured in God (or in God’s plan).
For our salvation, there's no need for animal sacrifice; the sacrifice of the village King's first son or the sacrifice of an innocent girl or man captured (kidnapped) by the King's guards. And of course, no need for God to sacrifice an innocent Jesus. Stop and think for a minute: To punish an innocent man for the deeds of wicked or guilty offenders.....is it justice?
To understand the, “Gospel of Salvation”, we must look at what Jesus did and taught about SALVATION. Our major focus must be, "The gospel according to Jesus". And not the, "The gospel according to Paul". Paul's version of the gospel is mixed up. It has Jesus' version in it but mixed up with the olden Jewish version of atonement and with his own concocted version of "the fall of man", "the original sin" - of the spiritual death of everybody from birth due to the fall of Adam, the first man. By the way, we know Adam was not the first man. Before Adam and Eve came, there were Andon and Fonta. After Cain killed Abel, he relocated to another place and married there. That tells us clearly that there were humans living in other communities outside the Garden of Eden. And thank God for the Urantia Revelations (The Urantia Book). The first couple (Andon and Fonta) walked on Earth about 1 million years ago. Adam and Eve came about 38,000 years ago. Please, do the math. 
Jesus never taught or endorsed the atonement doctrine “as a must requirement for the forgiveness of sins.” He chose to go through the death on the cross, knowing fully well that one of the blessings that would accrue would be the final liberation of ‘many’ from blood sacrifice. Hence he said in Matthew 26:28, “For this is My blood of the new covenant, which is shed for many for the remission of sins.” Take note he said, “My blood… which is shed for many…” Shed for “many”. He didn’t say, “Shed for all”. He knew there were and would be “many” who would fervently cling to atonement/blood sacrifice. His death on the cross took care of those people - the “many”. It helped to deal a great and final blow to the barbarism of blood sacrifice. He became, as it were, the last sacrifice. But he didn’t have to do it. It was not a must requirement for salvation. ...and a prophet Isaiah, foresaw the sufferings of our Jesus... 
Salvation comes as a result of an understanding appreciation of God’s powerful divine love - be it at the cross or outside the cross (the cross apart). For example, there are other inhabited planets, where the people there (so-called aliens) get saved and they know nothing about any cross. But the love of God is available. Paul's or Christianity's doctrine of salvation is strange and impractical in many other inhabited planets. Would Jesus have to go there and die again? Or who is going to travel there to share the atonement doctrine? How are they going to get there? :) However, Jesus' salvation message (mentioned in an earlier paragraph above) is applicable to "all" here on Earth and in every other planet inhabited by mortal intelligence. And there are lots of them. Go figure! :) 
...Also, Jesus never taught the original sin doctrine (the spiritual death of every child due to the fall of Adam and Eve). Even the gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke to a large extent, show that Jesus didn't teach all that. Our dear brother Paul and his associates came up with all that! And mixed them up with Jesus' gospel of, "You are sons and daughters of God. The Kingdom of God is within you. God’s love and salvation are obtained by grace through faith and faith alone; not of works; not of blood sacrifice." The atonement doctrine is a man-made doctrine. We may say, "It is not of God. It is not of the Devil. It is of man." 
By the way, a major reason Paul taught the atonement doctrine (and in some places, promoted it AS A MUST REQUIREMENT) was to win over many Jews to his Christianity. But of course, history shows that he did not succeed. For the most part, the Jewish community blatantly refused to be swayed by Paul’s salvation message. Our great brother, Paul did a lot to promote spiritual growth and enlightenment. Yes! But his diluted and mixed up message of salvation has created a confusion that persists to this day. It will take some time but this planet would mature to the fullness of the knowledge of the truth. Amen.

Hosanna! Hallelujah! #OneLove #Peace

Art piece by Tery McCade.

Sunday, October 4, 2015

The Power of Decision-Choice

A "SWOT analysis" can be applied in making choices. Before you choose, stop, pause, and consider your "Strengths", "Weaknesses", the "Opportunities" and "Threats" that are related or connected to the choices before you. Bring in "SWOT" to your decision-making process! And bring in "Prayer" and "Meditation"! Glory to God! Amen.

"The Universe awaits your choice to see what you will make real in this life and then as a result of your choice, realities can be made manifest and will be used to the glorification of the Father." Tap into the power of decision-choice today! Shalom and Hallelujah! 

Let us work together to encourage people to tap into their God-given powers of Decision-Choice, bringing in prayers, meditation and heart-felt worship. There is this all-important factor of closeness to God that is realized! It is also important to note that when more individuals engage in this, an inevitable outcome would be peace, safety and security in our communities all over the world. 

I delivered a message titled, "The Power of Decision-Choice". I'm telling you my dear, this message is very powerful. It has viewpoints, nuggets and suggestions that will add transformative value to your decision-making behavior. Click to listen today! Hosanna! Hallelujah! 




Thank you and #OneLove 
- Pastor Karo.


NB: Art Work by brother Tery McCade.

"I Surrender All"

Hello! Greetings and Salutations!
Please, what do we really mean when we say, "I surrender all to God"? Surrendering all to our Heavenly Father implies we welcome Him to sit at the throne of our hearts; to be the 'man' in charge of our lives. We willingly welcome Him into the citadel of our lives. Please, listen closely and be blessed! 

https://soundcloud.com/christ-michael-center/i-surrender-all 



Saturday, September 12, 2015

'Borderland' - The final phases of the soul's struggle for complete spiritual dominance!

Imagine you are in country A. You are on your way to country B. In your heart, you are already in the new and better and greater country - country B. But you still have some of the ways and culture of country A. Nevertheless, you are now advancing, taking in more and more of country B's mindset, culture, beliefs, etc. It is not a very easy journey. It is not a piece of cake. There are struggles. But you are being nudged and led and assisted by an unseen hand, taking you closer and closer to the better country, better place.

Now imagine you have reached the borders (borderland). You are on the verge of a great achievement. You are about to succeed in totally and completely giving up the mindset, ways, culture, beliefs, etc of country A and wholeheartedly and completely embracing those of country B. You are at a crossroad. If you succeed in getting into country B, you would never ever be able to go back to country A. Backsliding or changing your mind becomes impossible - practically impossible. You continue to make major decisions, big decisions in this respect. You are at the brink of total self destruction and complete soul reconstruction. More powers and maturity come to you to enable you align your heart and mind completely to practically doing the will of God - to FULLY and EASILY implementing the culture of country B, without any more struggles. THE DAYS OF STRUGGLING ARE ABOUT TO BE OVER - completely over. 

If you really succeed here, if you cross the borderland, you become like a superhuman - it is like attaining the first circle of cosmic consciousness. It's like being fully qualified for Thought Adjuster fusion (a.k.a. 'rapture' or Elijah translation/Enoch translation). Of course, fusion can be delayed to allow you continue your life and work here on Earth.

You become completely like Jesus - no negative ego whatsoever. You are dead to sin, self, pride, etc. You are now a manifestation of Jesus in all totality. You have crossed the BORDERLAND. Hallelujah! Glory to God! Amen.

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Transitioning or maturing out of the "borderland" is quite an uphill task! Some people have experienced emotional breakdown... Victory lies in boldly holding onto God's hands in FAITH; spending time in prayers and meditation; allowing for great changes to occur on your inside; responding willfully to the divine outworking on your inside - reflecting on your challenges and co-creating/seeing the victory or God's desired outcome through faith, prayers, meditation.... Declare, speak forth and see the new "you", the more matured place, etc you desire to be... 

Some people reject deep or higher level spirituality because they don't want to summon the courage, guts and faith to deal with the borderland. Going through the borderland is just inevitable. Enjoy the ride! Your TA (Thought Adjuster, God within) would guide you. 
May the 'force' be with you! Hahaha...

Another way I look at borderland is this: the final struggle between the flesh and the spirit - the arena, close to spiritland, where the two natures of man square it all out - the final struggle, the last fight, to tip man over completely to the spirit realm - higher spiritual maturity and freedom - 'spiritland', where you are completely aligned with the WILL and WAY of God.

Saturday, September 5, 2015

God as Father


What we need is a clear understanding of God as "Father". He is Father of us all. We - all, are His creatures, His children. Yes, some children are wayward, like the prodigal son but they are His children, nonetheless. And He loves us all and desires we come to KNOW HIM and walk in His will. This is a very important part of the gospel message that Jesus Christ taught.

Your knowledge of God as "FATHER" - a real Father; a true Father; a loving, caring Father and others as your brothers and sisters - this knowledge and spiritual awareness WILL SET YOU FREE! 
‪#‎OneLove‬ ‪#‎Peace‬ ‪#‎SpiritFamily‬

Co-creating Through Prayer - Audio

Pastor Karo gives a brief audio message on, "Co-creating Through Prayer". Please, take a listen!
...We pray for so many reasons. In this snippet, the focus is on, "Co-creating Through Prayer".

Beloved, click on this link now: https://soundcloud.com/christ-michael-center/co-creating-through-prayer 

‪#‎pray‬ ‪#‎PrayerNuggets‬



"...Prayer will lead the mortals of earth up to the communion of true worship. The soul’s spiritual capacity for receptivity determines the quantity of heavenly blessings which can be personally appropriated and consciously realized as an answer to prayer." - The Urantia Book 144:4.4 #UranitaBook #UB #FER  

Friday, August 21, 2015

Rev. John Robert Thwaytes

In our gospel work (at the Christ Michael Center), we get great responses from people in India. Ministers like Rev. John Robert Thwaytes (1931-2015), who lived and worked in India, prepared the way for us through their teachings and books. 

He wrote, "The Seraphic Gospel" http://sbpra.com/revjohnthwaytes/, amongst others.... 
Also, please, see https://notionpress.com/author/615
A big thank you! - to brother John Thwaytes!!

""I am a believer in the validity of "The Urantia Book" completed in 1934 at Chicago, and published in English in 1955. Basically it is the first volume of an encyclopedia about our planet Earth, written by angels and other celestial superhuman beings, and they tell us that it constitutes the fifth epochal revelation to our world from God. Their name for our world is Urantia. As a missionary priest, I am an evangelist by calling, and my purpose now is to popularize the message of the Urantia Book, which is vital for our further spiritual evolution towards an age of light and life, and a civilization far superior to what we now have. I have written only about what I feel are the most ..." - Rev. John Robert Thwaytes

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Psalm 23

The original #PSALM23 that was revealed to David, as a little shepherd boy:

The Gods are my caretakers; I shall not stray;
Side by side they lead me in the beautiful paths and glorious refreshing of life everlasting.
I shall not, in this Divine Presence, want for food nor thirst for water.
Though I go down into the valley of uncertainty or ascend up into the worlds of doubt,
Though I move in loneliness or with the fellows of my kind,
Though I triumph in the choirs of light or falter in the solitary places of the spheres,
Your good spirit shall minister to me, and your glorious angel will comfort me.
Though I descend into the depths of darkness and death itself,
I shall not doubt you nor fear you,
For I know that in the fullness of time and the glory of your name
You will raise me up to sit with you on the battlements on high.
- From The Urantia Book 48:6.9-19

UB 48:6.20 says, "That is the story whispered in the night season to the shepherd boy. He could not retain it word for word, but to the best of his memory he gave it much as it is recorded today."
Source: http://www.urantia.org/urantia-book-standardized/paper-48-morontia-life

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PSALM 23 as we have it today:

The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.
He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters.
He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake.
Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.
Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over.
Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the Lord for ever.
- From Psalm 23, The Bible
Source: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Psalm+23&version=KJV 

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Doubt Filter

There's this, "doubt filter" that we have as humans. However, one has to be careful
not to set the threshold too high! LOL! In his over 3 years of face-to-face
association with Jesus, the Apostle Thomas made good use of his doubt filter and
the Master [Jesus] appreciated that about him. A lot of people do not know this...
"Thomas the doubter" should be taken in good stride. 

Thomas was the eighth apostle, and he was chosen by Philip. In later times he
has become known as “doubting Thomas,” but his fellow apostles hardly looked
upon him as a chronic doubter. True, his was a logical, skeptical type of mind, but
he had a form of courageous loyalty which forbade those who knew him intimately
to regard him as a trifling skeptic.” - Urantia Book 139:8.1
“Jesus enjoyed Thomas very much and had many long, personal talks with him.
His presence among the apostles was a great comfort to all honest doubters and
encouraged many troubled minds to come into the kingdom, even if they could not
wholly understand everything about the spiritual and philosophic phases of the
teachings of Jesus. Thomas’s membership in the twelve was a standing declaration
that Jesus loved even honest doubters.” - Urantia Book 139:8.6




The doubt filter has its place. It helps us to apply caution and patience. You do not
have to be in a hurry to accepting anything or rejecting anything. You take your
time... Do your homework. Ask questions. Honestly seek for answers...

Doubt is a must. We are confronted with it at different times, in one area of life or
the other. An important question is, "What do we do when faced with doubt?" It is
important to use that "doubt experience" as an opportunity to pray, to meditate,
to investigate, to study, to learn, and to grow! When confronted with doubt, we
shouldn't grow cold feet... We should tackle the challenge head on! And with open
hearts to God’s truth and divine insight, our doubts would be clarified. Doubts will
give way to faith - unshakeable faith. Our “faith” would then grow and evolve and
become actual, factual reality.

And Jesus puts it quite nicely, "There is but one struggle for those who enter the
kingdom, and that is to fight the good fight of faith. The believer has only one
battle, and that is against doubt - unbelief."

Sunday, July 26, 2015

A very detailed narrative of Jesus' entire life!

Hello all! Namaste!
Please, for those of us interested in "proactive outreach activities" (a.k.a. evangelism), I find this short piece very useful. You can incorporate it in your dialogue both online and offline:



"The Urantia Book contains the most spiritually compelling story of Jesus anywhere in print. It provides a detailed narrative of Jesus' entire life including the socalled "missing years," his discourses, parables, significant life events, crucifixion and resurrection. This life and teachings of Jesus is supplemented by an extensive spiritual cosmology provided in the first three sections of The Urantia Book."
Source: The Urantia Book Fellowship http://www.urantiabook.org/newbook/index-biography-of-jesus.html
Now, am excited!! Whoo-ooh! :)


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"The next evening, having gathered together the twelve apostles, the apostles of John, and the newly commissioned women's group, Jesus said: "You see for yourselves that the harvest is plenteous, but the laborers are few. Let us all, therefore, pray the Lord of the harvest that he send forth still more laborers into his fields."" - Urantia Book Paper 150:4.1

"And from the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven suffereth violence, and the violent take it by force." - Jesus, Matthew 11:12

Sunday, July 12, 2015

A Letter to a Friend #Extraterrestrials

A Letter to a Friend #Extraterrestrials

My brother, "When the student is ready, the teacher will appear." If indeed you honestly seek to know, without fear or favor, your God will guide you and many hidden things will be revealed to you. In addition to information available online, you should look WITHIN YOU. The spirit of God in you will speak to you about intelligent mortal life in other planets - brothers and sisters in other worlds. If you can handle it, then you may be shown. But if you are not ready, you may as well forget about all these. #OneLove :)

NB: John the Revelator talked about seeing all kinds of people in heaven.... Literally speaking, he saw people from Earth and other planets. We are not the only mortals in our Universe. And it's just a matter of time, this will be common knowledge. I greet you!

Quality of Thinking!

Urantia Book 81:6.28 "At first life was a struggle for existence; now, for a standard of living; next it will be for quality of thinking, the coming earthly goal of human existence."

Quality of thinking... Some people, as individuals have attained this level, right here and now. Their existence is secured. They have a good standard of living. They have very meaningful and very productive human relationships. By the way, having a good standard of living doesn't mean they are millionaires. But they are content, satisfied and thankful to God, where they are at. It doesn't mean they do not strive to generate more wealth. But they are not greedy and overly materialistic.

And right here, right now, they are at a far higher level of, "Quality of thinking". Good thoughts. Thoughts, plans and works that are lovely, beautiful, true, uplifting and sustainable... Mindsets that are noble and service oriented... Masters at coming up with new and better ways of doing things... Students of the advancement of human civilization and culture! These are co-creators with "divinity"... Glory!

Quality of thinking... In this arena, people are "Thought Leaders". Here, great ideas and ideals are the order of the day. People make remarkable, sustainable progress. There's a smorgasbord of, "Leaps of faith". Leaps of faith occur and thrive easily because, "Leaps of thought" and "Leaps in thought" are commonplace. At this stage of human existence, thought leaders abound!

#Quality #Thoughts #SpiritPower
#ThoughtLeaps #ThoughtLeaders #ThoughtLeadership #ThinkTank

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Co-creating Through Prayer II

Urantia Book 110:1.3 - "Although the divine indwellers are chiefly concerned with your spiritual preparation for the next stage of the never-ending existence, they are also deeply interested in your temporal welfare and in your real achievements on earth. They are delighted to contribute to your health, happiness, and true prosperity. They are not indifferent to your success in all matters of planetary advancement which are not inimical to your future life of eternal progress."
Refusing to pray to God for His divine assistance and/or intervention in your material welfare: job, business, finances, marriage, health, etc, may seem altruistic, 'not selfish', 'not personal', 'free of personal interest' or 'selfless'. It may come off as macho, spiritual or grandiose to some but in actuality, it is defeatist. It is burdensome. I may even add that it is selfish. Your Thought Adjuster {God within, the divine fractal} would like to be involved in everything about you and this includes material or temporal matters. Of course, God's main focus is your spirituality. However, bare in mind that everything about a faith-liberated, "born again" child of God is sacred. So, yes, we should talk to our heavenly Father about everything. Nothing wrong with that. And while we are at it, we make efforts to discern His will concerning that particular matter...
In communication with God and the heavenly hosts [prayer], we have a beautiful opportunity or privilege to "co-create" with God. With our thoughts, our hearts, our words (words energized or infused with spiritual power), we visualize, we speak into existence that which constitutes truth, beauty and goodness. It may be a material or physical need or desire. It may be something strictly spiritual. We exercise our "faith", pray and act as well, having at the back of our minds, the divine wisdom, knowledge and understanding related to our prayer. And this is one way in which prayer changes us and pulls us closer to divine perfection...
When i pray, some useful pointers for me are: How does this benefit me - how would it contribute to my being a better man, a more useful or more productive person? What would other people get or benefit from this prayer request of mine? Would it contribute to seeing a better neighborhood, a better world - peaceful, moral, economic, healing, healthy, spiritual, etc?
I have to examine: What are my motives? What are my true intentions? Where is the Father's will in all these? What's in it for the Universe?
Make your time on Earth outstanding! Bring Heaven to Earth (Urantia). #PrayWithoutCeasing #OneLove

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Co-creating Through Prayer

Prayer is not a monologue. It's a dialogue. In prayer, you engage with God and the cosmic, celestial forces. You partner with divinity to make things happen. You co-create with divinity. You speak things into existence. These are things that do not yet exist. You co-create, you co-labor with God to bring them into reality in this life. This is one of the very important reasons why we pray. God has structured it in such a way that you, his child work or partner with him in order to get things done. 




There are certain things our heavenly Father doesn't wish to do alone. He desires to accomplish them with you! And as you work with him, you receive training for greater tasks you would embark upon in your eternal future. These are outstanding tasks that would be carried out in order to fulfill the Father’s eternal and divine purpose. Glory! Hallelujah! ‪#‎pray‬ 


Now what will you make real in this life? What will you like to see come to pass? What contributions are you willing to make to pull this planet closer and closer towards full blown, "Planetary Era of Light and Life"? "...the Universe awaits your choice to see what you will make real in this life and then as a result of your choice, realities can be made manifest and will be used to the glorification of the Father." Hold onto prayer. Use it as a tool, a great tool to manifest your destiny! 


Remember, Jesus always prayed. We have to learn to pray and to pray powerfully...  And as faith-liberated souls, we have to learn to align our prayers with the will of our heavenly Father.


Please, say this to yourself, out loud: "I am a powerful co-creative being! My creativity is my contribution to the Father’s will as revealed through me. Hallelujah!" So, once again the question is asked, "What will you make real in this life?" Have an outstanding day!



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Worship makes one increasingly like the being who is worshiped. Worship is a transforming experience whereby the finite gradually approaches and ultimately attains the presence of the Infinite. #worship 


Urantia Book 146:2.17 - "...Jesus taught his followers that, when they had made their prayers to the Father, they should remain for a time in silent receptivity to afford the indwelling spirit the better opportunity to speak to the listening soul. The spirit of the Father speaks best to man when the human mind is in an attitude of true worship. We worship God by the aid of the Father’s indwelling spirit and by the illumination of the human mind through the ministry of truth. Worship, taught Jesus, makes one increasingly like the being who is worshiped. Worship is a transforming experience whereby the finite gradually approaches and ultimately attains the presence of the Infinite."




Please Note 


For, "Planetary Era of Light and Life", please see the Urantia Book, Paper 55, The Spheres of Light and Life http://www.urantia.org/urantia-book-standardized/paper-55-spheres-light-and-life 

God bless you.