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Love is truly contagious and eternally creative. (p. 2018) “Devote your life to proving that love is the greatest thing in the world.” (p. 2047) “Love is the ancestor of all spiritual goodness, the essence of the true and the beautiful.” (p. 2047) The Father’s love can become real to mortal man only by passing through that man’s personality as he in turn bestows this love upon his fellows. (p. 1289) The secret of a better civilization is bound up in the Master’s teachings ...

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Overview

Love
Love is truly contagious and eternally creative. (p. 2018) “Devote your life to proving that love is the greatest thing in the world.” (p. 2047) “Love is the ancestor of all spiritual goodness, the essence of the true and the beautiful.” (p. 2047) The Father’s love can become real to mortal man only by passing through that man’s personality as he in turn bestows this love upon his fellows. (p. 1289) The secret of a better civilization is bound up in the Master’s teachings of the brotherhood of man, the good will of love and mutual trust. (p. 2065)

Prayer
Prayer is not a technique of escape from conflict but rather a stimulus to growth in the very face of conflict. (p. 1002) The sincerity of any prayer is the assurance of its being heard. … (p. 1639) God answers man’s prayer by giving him an increased revelation of truth, an enhanced appreciation of beauty, and an augmented concept of goodness. (p. 1002) …Never forget that the sincere prayer of faith is a mighty force for the promotion of personal happiness, individual self-control, social harmony, moral progress, and spiritual attainment. (p. 999)

Suffering
There is a great and glorious purpose in the march of the universes through space. All of your mortal struggling is not in vain. (p. 364) Mortals only learn wisdom by experiencing tribulation. (p. 556)

Angels
The angels of all orders are distinct personalities and are highly individualized. (p. 285) Angels....are fully cognizant of your moral struggles and spiritual difficulties. They love human beings, and only good can result from your efforts to understand and love them. (p. 419)

Our Divine Destiny
If you are a willing learner, if you want to attain spirit levels and reach divine heights, if you sincerely desire to reach the eternal goal, then the divine Spirit will gently and lovingly lead you along the pathway of sonship and spiritual progress. (p. 381) …They who know that God is enthroned in the human heart are destined to become like him—immortal. (p. 1449) God is not only the determiner of destiny; he is man’s eternal destination. (p. 67)

Family
Almost everything of lasting value in civilization has its roots in the family. (p. 765) The family is man’s greatest purely human achievement. ... (p. 939)

Faith
…Faith will expand the mind, ennoble the soul, reinforce the personality, augment the happiness, deepen the spirit perception, and enhance the power to love and be loved. (p. 1766) “Now, mistake not, my Father will ever respond to the faintest flicker of faith.” (p. 1733)

History/Science
The story of man’s ascent from seaweed to the lordship of earthly creation is indeed a romance of biologic struggle and mind survival. (p. 731) 2,500,000,000 years ago… Urantia was a well developed sphere about one tenth its present mass. … (p. 658) 1,000,000,000 years ago is the date of the actual beginning of Urantia [Earth] history. (p. 660) 450,000,000 years ago the transition from vegetable to animal life occurred. (p. 669) From the year A.D. 1934 back to the birth of the first two human beings is just 993,419 years. (p. 707) About five hundred thousand years ago…there were almost one-half billion primitive human beings on earth. … (p. 741) Adam and Eve arrived on Urantia, from the year A.D. 1934, 37,848 years ago. (p. 828)

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사랑

사랑은 정말로 전달되는 속성을 가지며 영원토록 창조성을 갖는다. (p. 2018) “사랑이 세상에서 가장 위대한 것임을 증명하는 일에 네 일생을 바쳐라.” (p. 2047) “사랑은 모든 영적 선(善)의 원조(元祖)이며, 진실(眞)과 아름다움(美)의 본질요소이다.” (p. 2047) 아버지의 사랑은 필사자 사람에게 그가 차례로 이 사랑을 자기 동료들에게 전할 때 그 사람의 개인성을 통과해 지나감으로서만 실제가 된다. (p. 1289) 보다 나은 문명에 대한 비결은 사람의 형제신분에 대한 주(主)의 가르침들, 상호적인 신뢰와 사랑의 선한 의지 속에 깊이 묻혀 있다. (p. 2065)

기도

기도는 갈등으로부터 회피하는 기법이 아니라 오히려 갈등에 직면하여 자라가게 하는 자극제이다. (p. 1002) 모든 기도의 진지함은 그것이 받아들여지는 보증이 된다… (p. 1639) 하느님은 진리에 대한 증대된 계시와 아름다움에 대한 증진된 인식 그리고 선함에 대한 확대된 개념을 사람에게 제공하심으로써 그의 기도에 응답하신다. (p. 1002) …개인적인 행복과 개별적인 자아-조정과 사회적인 조화와 도덕적인 진보 그리고 영적인 달성을 위하여 신앙으로 하는 진지한 기도가 강력한 힘이 된다는 사실을 잊어서는 안된다. (p. 999)

고통

공간을 통과하는 우주들의 행진 속에는 위대하고도 영광스러운 목적이 있다. 너희 필사자들의 모든 투쟁은 헛된 것이 아니다. (p. 364) 조화우주의 가장 큰 고통은 전혀 고통 받아보지 못한 것이다. 필사자들은 오직 시련을 체험함으로써 지혜를 배운다. (p. 556)

천사

모든 계층의 천사들은 분명한 개인성들이고 매우 개별화되어 있다. (p. 285) 천사 너희들의 도덕적 투쟁과 영적인 어려움들을 충분히 인지하고 있다. 그들은 인간 존재들을 사랑하며, 오직 선한 것만이 그들을 납득하고 사랑하는 너희의 노력으로부터 귀결될 수 있다. (p. 419)

우리의 신성한 운명

만약에 너희가 기꺼이 배우고자 한다면, 만약 너희가 영 차원들을 달성하고 신성한 고지(高地)에 도달하고자 한다면, 만약에 너희가 영원한 목표에 당도하기를 진정으로 바란다면, 그러면 신성한 영이 아들관계와 영적 진보의 길을 따라서 너희를 부드럽게 그리고 사랑스럽게 인도할 것이다. (p. 381) 그리고 하느님이 인간의 가슴속 보좌에 앉아계시는 것을 아는 사람들은 그와 같이 ─불멸─ 될 운명이다. (p. 1449) 하느님은 운명의 결정자일 뿐만 아니라; 그는 사람의 영원한 목적지이다. (p. 67)

가족

문명 사회 속에서 영구적으로 유지되는 가치 있는 것들 거의 대부분은 가정에 그 뿌리를 두고 있다. (p. 765) 가정은 사람의 가장 순수하게 인간적인 업적인데... (p. 939)

신앙

…신앙은 마음을 확대시키고, 혼을 고귀하게 하며, 개인성을 강화시키고, 행복을 증대시키며, 영 인식을 더욱 깊게 하고, 사랑하는 힘과 사랑 받는 힘을 강화시켜 준다. (p. 1766) “아버지는 아주 희미하게 깜박이는 신앙에도 항상 응답한다는 것을 잊지 말아라. ” (p. 1733)

역사/과학

해초(海草)로부터, 지구의 창조들의 지배자 신분에 이르기까지 사람의 상승에 대한 이야기는 생물학적 투쟁과 마음의 생존의 소설이다. (p. 731) 2,500,000,000년 전에, …유란시아는 현재 부피의 10분의 1 크기에 해당되는 잘 발전된 구체였으며, … (p. 658) 1,000,000,000년 전에, 유란시아 [지구] 역사가 실제적으로 시작되었다. (p. 660) 450,000,000년 전에, 식물로부터 동물 생명으로의 변천이 일어났다. (p. 669) 서기 1934년을 기점으로 하여 꼭 993,419년 전에 최초의 인간들 두 사람이 태어났다. (p. 707) 약 500,000년 전에…하였을 때 지구 위에는 약 5억 명의 원시인들이 살고 있었고, … (p. 741) 아담과 이브는 서기1934년을 기준으로 할 때, 37,848년 전에 유란시아에 도착하였다. (p. 828)

하나님 , …하느님은 모든 선(善)하고, 아름답고(美), 참된(眞) 것의 근원이자 운명이시다. (p. 1431) 만약 네가 진정으로 하느님을 찾고 싶다면, 그 소망 자체가 이미 네가 그를 찾아냈다는 증거이다. (p. 1440) 사람이 하느님과 함께 일하는 자가 되어 살아갈 때, 위대한 일들이 일어날 수 있으며, 또한 일어나고 있다. (p. 1467)

우주는 우연한 현상이 아니며... (p. 53) 우주들의 우주는 하느님의 작품이며 그의 다양한 창조체들이 사는 곳이다. (p. 21) 진화하는 행성들은 인간 기원의 구체들이며…유란시아는[지구] 너희의 시작점이며 … (p. 1225) 사람은 하느님 안에서 살고, 활동하고, 존재한다. (p. 22)

하느님의 마음속에는 그의 모든 광대한 권역에 속한 모든 창조체를 포옹하는 계획이 있으며, 이 계획은 한없는 기회와 제한 없는 진보 그리고 끝없는 삶에서의 영원한 목적이다. (p. 365) 새로운 이 왕국 복음은… 새롭고 고귀한 운명의 목적지, 최극 일생의 목적을 제공한다 (p. 1778)

예수 , 예수의 종교는 지금까지 인류를 활성화시킨 모든 것들 중에서 가장 역동적인 영향을 준다. (p. 1091) 만일 실제로 이 세상에 사셨던 대로의 예수를 볼 수 있고, 생명을 주는 그의 가르침들을, 손을 거치지 않고, 알게만 된다면, 세계가 얼마나 큰 깨우침을 체험할 수 있을까! (p. 2083)

과학 , 지혜에 의해서 인도되는 과학은 사람을 사회적으로 크게 해방시켜준다. (p. 909) 필사자 사람은 진화적인 우연한 현상이 아니다. 공간의 구체들에서 행성 생명계획의 전체를 결정하는 정확한 체계, 우주적인 법칙이 존재한다… (p. 560)

죽은 뒤Ꭸ 삶을 , 하느님의 사랑은 보편적이며…그는 "누구도 멸망되는 것을 원치 않으신다." (p. 39) 필사자 유아기에 해당하는 이 구체인, 유란시아에서의[지구] 너희들의 짧은 머무름은 오직 하나의 고리에 불과한데, 그것은 우주들을 가로질러서 그리고 영원한 시대들을 통하여 뻗어나가는 긴 쇠사슬의 맨 첫 번째에 해당한다. (p. 435) …오히려 죽음은 끝없는 모험, 기대에 찬 영구한 삶, 발견하는 영원한 항해의 시작이라는 것을 너희에게 넌지시 비치려는 것이다. (p. 159)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780911560077
  • Publisher: Urantia Foundation
  • Publication date: 6/28/2008
  • Edition description: Fourth Edition
  • Pages: 2097
  • Sales rank: 99,308
  • Product dimensions: 6.25 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 1.50 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 22, 2009

    URANTIA BOOK IS THE TRUE BOOK OF REVELATION

    I had the Urantia book on my bookshelf for 12 years and never touched it except to wipe away the dust gathered upon it. Now, I am on my third read and it is almost the only book I do read. Within its pages, I found the most fulfilling and rewarding information I have ever read. As I began reading it, my life changed instantaneously. It was like a curtain had been pulled back and I could finally see the first glimmers of hope, heaven and eternity. I felt freed from the bondages of the "church" and all the man-made restrictions that have been put upon us to control us and make us fearful for so many thousands of years. Fear is the original "sin"...we must abandon it.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 6, 2006

    The most inviolate writing I've ever read.

    I must be the most skeptical person I know, and yet after reading the Urantia Book, I find it is not simply a book one reads and makes a judgement on. Rather, this is a great text and reference book that covers broad spectrums that include God, science, pure religion, civilization, philosophy, history, astro-physics, morality, and perhaps the most important answers to my life-long questions: Why am I here and where am I going? The URANTIA Book is the most comprehensive and informative book I have ever read. It contains no elements of doubt---no, not one.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 17, 2000

    Extraordinary!

    I was introduced to The Urantia Book while browsing the Internet (coincidence?). Part of my journey has included philosophical battles with secular religions even before I viewed this text, and now I understand why I have always had difficulty swallowing their tenets. It is rewarding to see in print the very philosophies I have spent a lifetime following. The very text of the book simplifies the meaning of life to those attuned to higher spiritual understanding.

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  • Posted May 24, 2012

    I rate The Urantia Book six stars on a five Star scale! *******

    The Urantia Book is by far the most important book in the world! I have been reading The Urantia Book for thirty eight years (38), every time I re-read the book I learn something NEW. I give this book a six (6) star rating on a scale of 1-5. ***** . The Urantia Book is a book of truth, how do I know, I have tested the book’s answers time and time again in the thirty eight (38) years that I have been reading the book. I am aware that at least nine major scientific discoveries have since been verified, that were NOT known at the time of the books printing in 1955. Truth, Beauty, and Goodness, the “SonShip of God and the Brotherhood of Man” is the bottom line. This book is NOT a religion it is the “5th Epochal Revelation” to all mankind. It is unknown information a “REVELATION” which enhances the truths in all religions

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  • Posted May 23, 2012

    The Urantia Book is the book you have been hoping to find. I

    The Urantia Book is the book you have been hoping to find. It was published in 1955 by Urantia Foundation. This book is educational in that it provides information about the origin, history, and destiny of mankind and this planet we live on. It explains our life as cosmic citizens in the grand universe of universes. Think about this: we are not just citizens of our local city, state, and country but citizens of everything you see when you look up at night. It is spiritual in that it details who God is and what He is. This book answers many of our most profound questions and clarifies much of the confusion that exists about who we are and what we are and why we are. The celestial beings discussed in this book are not aliens flying around in UFO’s but rather the Angels and spiritual beings that we know and feel all around us. We learn about them in all our various faiths and religions. The Urantia Book reveals the truth about these beings and their relationship with us.
    This book is richly detailed with scientific and historical information that integrates science and religion. Science is the study of Gods material creation. Religion is the study of Gods Spiritual creation. This book reveals in great detail the Fatherhood of God and the resulting brotherhood of man. If God is the Father of all then we are all brothers and sisters and should treat each other as such. The Urantia Book teaches friendship with God.
    This book will not replace your current religion nor is it meant to but it will uplift the religion you have or give you one if you don’t. Do not fear this book. Read it and then talk to others who have read it. Join a study group or attend one of the many readership events around the world.
    Two of my favorite quotes from the book:
    “There is in the mind of God a plan which embraces every creature of all his vast domains, and this plan is an eternal purpose of bounRickdless opportunity, unlimited progress, and endless life. And the treasures of such a matchless career are yours for the striving!”
    “Having started out on the way of life everlasting, having accepted the assignment and received your orders to advance, do not fear the dangers of human forgetfulness and mortal inconstancy, do not be troubled with doubts of failure or by perplexing confusion, do not falter and question your status and standing, for in every dark hour, at every crossroad in the forward struggle, the Spirit of Truth will always speak, saying ‘This is the way"

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  • Posted March 24, 2012

    We're a part of an inhabited universe! Check this out!

    If you have sensed that we are not alone in this universe, that there are other planets with mortal life on them, then this is a book for you to read. If you grew up with a love of God but have found your mind challenged and your heart troubled by the world as it is, then this is a book for you, too. After more than forty years directly involved with the marvelous people who carry on the responsibilities of Urantia Book organizations and the thousands of folks who have uplifted their faith after reading this Book, I can only recommend it highly.
    It certainly changed my life. It might do the same for you.

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  • Posted July 7, 2010

    The Urantia Book - A User's Guide to the Ascension Journey

    When rather provocatively asked his views on the "best religion" His Holiness, the Dalai Lama wisely replied, "The best religion is the one that brings you closest to God. It is the one that makes you a better person." To this I would like to add, "It is the religion that teaches the Fatherhood of God and Brotherhood of Man." I preface my review of The Urantia Book with these remarks because, quite simply, this so-called 'blue book' is a "User's Guide to the Ascension Journey"--the journey that brings each and every one of us to God. And you can't get any closer than that. If you are on a spiritual quest to discover your relationship with your Creator, to get "closer to God", then this book is a must read. It's message is conveyed by those who know whereof the speak and they reveal to us that God is the greatest experience in human existence ... the search for God is the unstinted bestowal of love attended by amazing discoveries of new and greater love to be bestowed. It's a 'big book' (2000+ pages) to be sure, but it gives us a message that is well worth the read. I couldn't recommend it any more highly.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 10, 2001

    A Work to be Read and Lived

    The Urantia Book is most likely the greatest book coming out of the 20th century. Although the vast science and cosmology and even history may seem out of date and antiquated, the spiritual truths, corroborating the bible and other spiritual works, are the most advanced ever seen today. They match the attitude that there is a loving universe setup with a plan for us; that there is a loving Father/God who has a great enterprise spanning many universes and ages of time and even then, He indwells all of us here on earth. But, the greatest Spiritual Truth is the entire fourth section of the Book, chronicling the entire life and teachings of the Greatest Human who ever walked on this planet and the Creator of our universe, Joshua Ben Joseph aka Christ Michael aka Jesus of Nazereth.

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  • Posted May 24, 2012

    A must read for all truth seekers

    I've been reading the Urantia Book for many years and it has positively shaped my attitude towards life. I always had questions about God and the purpose of life and grew up hoping that somewhere the answers to these questions might exist. I always found the religions I studied lacking in some respect, however much I appreciated the worship and communion they offered. When a friend showed me The Urantia Book and read a bit to me I had a deep sense that my longing for truth had found what it sought. I am forever grateful to have found the book because it has given me a sense of peace and trust, no matter what happens in my life. I hope that that same sense of peace finds a home in your heart as you read the amazing contents within.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 23, 2012

    This Book Changed My Life

    When I was younger, I became very disillusioned with the answers to certain cosmic mysteries given to me by my parents and the priests at the Catholic school where I attended. Among the questions I asked were those pertaining to the many inconsistencies I noticed in the bible, like if Adam and Eve were the first two human beings and Cain and Able were there first born children, when Cain slew Able, how could he go to the land of Nod and take a wife? I thought there were only four people on the planet at that time!

    Most of the answers I received for this and other questions was, "It's a mystery of faith." Surely, I figured, there must be answers that make sense. The Urantia Book is the only book that gave me ALL the answers I was looking for. It clearly explained where I came from, why I'm here, where I'm going, and MORE.

    In addition, the section on the life and teachings of Jesus gave me a loving affection and understanding of one of the greatest men to ever walk the earth, far beyond the meager interpretations of his teachings in the bible.

    If this review resonates with you, don't hesitate. Buy it now, and read it starting with anything in the table of contents that is of interest to you.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 13, 2010

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    This is the most fascinating book on Earth

    If I were going to be stranded on an island and could only take one item with me it would be The Urantia Book. It is an endlessly intriguing reading experience. Enter it with care, you will not be the same after you have read it. It is not a book for the simple minded, you will love it or hate it, if you can even read it. You better have your dictionary handy, this book has a huge vocabulary. It is complex beyond belief. Which brings me to belief. Is it fiction? Is it truth? Only you can decide that for yourself, and you won't know until you read it. If you are anything like me, you may need to read it more than once to decide. But, it matters not, as far as being a good read, it is the best whether it is fact or fiction, no other book is like it.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 7, 2003

    Challenging Philosophy

    An exceptional biography of Christ's life. Challenge your knowledge of the gospel and attempt to disprove this theorem.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 25, 2001

    Finally, The End of Church Dogma

    For far too long, the CHURCH has controlled the people of the world. Made us all feel guilty about imperfection and inflicted their laws on all of us. Laws that MAN not GOD laid down! All the creatures in this universe are God's People. There is truth here. All you need to do is want it. This book will lead you to that truth and the future!

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 23, 2012

    Life-Changing. You Gotta Read It.

    This book describes the workings of our universe--from the most spiritual to the most physical--in ways no other single source can. It integrates science and philosophy with religion in a way that rings true to me.

    I've been reading it since the 70s and, over the years, this book has changed my life for the better. I now feel more in tune with reality and more at peace with life. No words can adequately express this change.

    To really evaluate the Urantia Book and to allow it to affect your life, you just have to read it. So, don't wait another minute. Get a copy for yourself.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted November 19, 2010

    This book truly does what the cover says - A MUST READ.

    I had become very disillusioned with the answers to certain cosmic mysteries given to me by so-called spiritual leaders. Most of the answers I received to my many questions about life, the universe, and everything were some variation of this, "It's a mystery of faith." Surely, I figured, there must be answers that make sense. The Urantia Book is the only book that gave me the answers I was looking for. It clearly explains why I'm here and where I'm going (life after death). If this review resonates with you, buy this book now. Start with any topic in the table of contents that's of interest.

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  • Posted November 19, 2010

    If you want to know where you came from, why you're here, and where you're going, THIS IS THE BOOK FOR YOU!

    When I was younger, I became very disillusioned with the answers to certain cosmic mysteries given to me by my parents and the priests at the Catholic school where I attended. Among the questions I asked were those pertaining to the many inconsistencies I noticed in the bible, like if Adam and Eve were the first two human beings and Cain and Able were there first born children, when Cain slew Able, how could he go to the land of Nod and take a wife? I thought there were only four people on the planet at that time!

    Most of the answers I received for this and other questions was, "It's a mystery of faith." Surely, I figured, there must be answers that make sense.

    The Urantia Book is the only book that gave me ALL the answers I was looking for. It clearly explained where I came from, why I'm here, where I'm going, and MORE. In addition, the section on the life and teachings of Jesus gave me a loving affection and understanding of one of the greatest men to ever walk the earth, far beyond the meager interpretations of his teachings in the bible.

    If this review resonates with you, don't hesitate. Buy it now, and read it starting with anything in the table of contents that is of interest to you.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 31, 2010

    revelation

    Look trough the first paper: "Universal farther" then go ahead to the next four papers. If any part of you is looking for the God - you will find him here. You will find the living God, the Person who is contactable and achievable for any person. You will not meet here some mystery or fairy tale - you will meet the Person who is really attractive, just very reading about such a Person urges you to meet Him, to know Him even to have Him as your friend. And Hi really is. Just if any part of you is looking for the god.

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  • Posted July 8, 2010

    An answered prayer

    Francis of Assisi is said to have said, "Preach the gospel at all times; when necessary, use words" and to me that is without a doubt the most effective way to ever show God to others. My life has changed dramatically after reading this book, and it most certainly changes me again every time I reread it. I will read this book as often as possible for the rest of my mortal life, yet the principles, and truths exemplified in this book will carry on with me as I continue to learn how to do the Father's will and search for perfection long after I leave this planet.
    It has been said many times that the more you learn about the Father the more you love him, and for me it wasn't until learning to love him that I was finally able to learn about him, and I owe my personal relationship with the Father to the truths learned in The Urantia Book. It is my opinion that NO revelation short of the presence of the Father is ever complete including The Urantia Book, however this book will take you on a spiritual roller coaster filled with truth, wisdom, philosophy, and most importantly it is a restatement of the life of Jesus and how he lived it. It is because of this book that I have learned that it's going the second mile of service that will lead men to the Father, and because of that I have devoted my life to being a living example that Love is the greatest thing in the world.
    I always wanted a relationship with the Father and it wasn't until reading this book that I realized that the very thing I was searching for my entire life was right inside of me all along. God bless you and I hope the spirit of truth within you leads ever towards God our Father. There are no words the express the joy, and peace that I have in my heart from knowing the Father, and continually learning to do his will, and I will end this review with my favorite quote in The Urantia Book. "To a God-knowing kingdom believer, what does it matter if all things earthly crash?"

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 8, 2010

    For brave and truth seeking people

    I stumbled upon the Urantia Book when I was reading the Caballo de Troya series by Juan Jose Benitez. I was really moved by that series of books and greatly surprised when I read on the internet many people believed they were all really based on the Urantia book. When I later looked it up online, I discovered the book in its entirety, either in English or Spanish, was on the web for free. So I started printing the first papers or chapters. I consumed a lot of paper in the process, but it was not the cost or any environmental concern that made me decide to buy the ook. It was the desire to have it in my hands, to analyze it. Though it utterly confused me at the beginning, even frightened me a bit to dare imagine the reality of which it spoke since I was raised as a Catholic, it all resounded true within me. It's a book that opens minds and hearts, as it did mine. It's for all religions, but most of all for all individuals seeking the truth about God, ourselves, and our universe. Have courage, make the decision, and enjoy!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 2, 2010

    Life Changing

    I didn't know the need was there, and The Urantia Book met it, anyway, becoming my best friend, my encourager, uplifter, source of inspiration, comfort. Providing more behind the scenes info on Jesus, how the universe was created...on and on. It's virtually indispensable. It's a life changer.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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