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 Forum: Questions & Answers   Topic: By what means do the Celestials govern Urantia?

Posted: Wed Jan 24, 2024 8:27 am +0000 

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Hi Jim, and thanks for this post. I agree with you. None of us operates in a vacuum; we always need others to accomplish things of value. I have always loved the following passages that help explain how certain people are drawn together: 7:1.6 Spirit-gravity pull and response thereto operate not onl...

 Forum: General Urantia Book Discussion   Topic: Science and Religion should walk hand in hand

Posted: Fri Jan 12, 2024 7:08 am +0000 

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Hello Jim...I agree that that is a good article, and shows a step forward in modern thought. The article came acrosss my notice, too, just a few days ago. I like it so much I recommended it for our front page. So, you might see it there in the coming weeks, with some UB citations, like this one: 65:...

 Forum: Questions & Answers   Topic: Material in the Urantia Book surrounded by quotation marks

Posted: Sun Oct 22, 2023 8:55 am +0000 

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Hi redryder, Matthew Block has compiled a comprehenive resource guide for the human sources that the revelators used. You can find his work with a simple google search. The material is pretty easy to use, especially if you have some specific quotation in a specific paper that you want to identify. I...

 Forum: Questions & Answers   Topic: The many names of God... and of his many creations....

Posted: Sun Oct 22, 2023 7:24 am +0000 

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Hi redryder... Here is a resource that describes the authors of The Urantia Book - there are more than 20 authors, so it's a fairly good representation of some of the spiritual beings we read about in the book. It gives you a good description of the beings and their functions in the universe. Other ...

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Posted: Mon Sep 25, 2023 12:04 pm +0000 

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 Forum: Questions & Answers   Topic: Does loving God come naturally to you?

Posted: Wed Sep 06, 2023 6:50 am +0000 

Replies: 11
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Hi redryder, and thanks for another good question. In my experience, love is more than feeling. It is a decison that I can make. The UB teaches us that love is the desire to do good to another. I believe that we can love God by doing good to the brother/sisterhood of mankind. God lives in each of th...

 Forum: Questions & Answers   Topic: By what means do the Celestials govern Urantia?

Posted: Sat Sep 02, 2023 4:31 pm +0000 

Replies: 16
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Sorry to be so gloomy..... No worries...we all can see the world and its problems. But keep reading. Eventualy, you will learn a lot about seeing the world in a new way. The meanings of lot of stuff will fall into place. And you might just get your optimism back! Bottom line: we are iiving on an ev...

 Forum: Questions & Answers   Topic: By what means do the Celestials govern Urantia?

Posted: Fri Sep 01, 2023 5:43 pm +0000 

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Good question. And happy to know that you have discovered TUB! I suspect that the sepahic planetary government work the same way all angelic ministry works. Angels lead human beings, they guard us. And the specific groups of the seraphim might work with specific humans who are influential in those g...

 Forum: General Urantia Book Discussion   Topic: ChatGpt knows The Urantia Book!

Posted: Wed Jun 07, 2023 6:51 am +0000 

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I agree.

omgherryan, the link in your post is inappropriate. Please delete it. This is not a place for members to promote websites that run counter to the teachings of The Uantia Book.

 Forum: General Urantia Book Discussion   Topic: ChatGpt knows The Urantia Book!

Posted: Fri May 26, 2023 6:22 am +0000 

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I’m curious about any experience of other members with querying ChatGpt about TUB. Do you think it’s a usefull tool? Can you get it to generate an incorrect answer? Here's one reader's efforts using AI to explain the Foreword of The Urantia Book: "The Urantia Book Foreword: Conceptual Expansio...

 Forum: Science   Topic: Black holes aren't the building blocks of the universe

Posted: Tue May 23, 2023 6:33 am +0000 

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Riktare, it would he helpful if you could add one or two Urantia Book references that people could look at in connection with this video - for future discussion.

 Forum: General Urantia Book Discussion   Topic: The Ideological Struggle by Zshonette Reed

Posted: Sat May 13, 2023 7:25 am +0000 

Replies: 27
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"It is the fruits of the Spirit that must be expressed, not sloganisms and doctrines or creeds or beliefs sanctimoniously imposed on others." Thanks for the great discussion of this article, which is a really good read. I agree with this statement above. It is really another way of saying...

 Forum: In The Media   Topic: UAI Live Webinar

 Post subject: UAI Live Webinar
Posted: Sat Apr 15, 2023 6:23 am +0000 

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Reminder Live Webinar "Why Do I Exist?" Dear Friends and Students of The Urantia Book, This is a friendly reminder that our webinar is just a couple of days away! Urantia Association International’s Education Committee invites you to attend a live webinar with the theme “Why Do I Exist?” ...

 Forum: General Urantia Book Discussion   Topic: If your own mind does not serve you well...

Posted: Sat Apr 01, 2023 7:10 am +0000 

Replies: 3
Views: 1517


Often times, my mind does not serve me well. I tried to exchange it, but alas, it was still mine I try this, too, and have many times over the years - most often when there is some conflict or other distress happening. In my experience, it is a matter of making that choice to exchange my mind for t...

 Forum: Questions & Answers   Topic: New member with questions!

Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2023 9:20 am +0000 

Replies: 107
Views: 11640


In this case, the "new" refers to a new search engine for TruthBook. But it is the standardized text.
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