By James Watkins
This podcast is a beacon for people looking for truth, value and meaning in their life. There is nothing to join, so relax and listen as I share with you the many fascinating and incredible concepts from the Urantia Book.
Even if you know nothing about the Urantia book, you may find the subject matter quite fascinating.
Urantia RadioSep 06, 2021
The Jubilee of Jubilee's with Joshua Wilson and Diane LaBrecque
Also, new DNA discoveries confirm Urantia Book teachings about early South American migration.
Belitsos Part 2
Continuing our discussion about his new book, Byron delves into religion today, how "Open Theism" plays an important role in how we confront evil, and how the Urantia Book offers a lifeline to modern Christianity.
Byron Belitsos on Integral Theodicy and Why God Allows Evil to Exist
In part 1 of our two-part interview, Urantia student and researcher-author Byron Belitsos shares insight on his new book on how, over the past two millennia, great thinkers have attempted to explain why God allows evil to exist. Byron joins us to discuss the points of his latest book, "The Truth About Evil, Sin and the Demonic: Toward an Integral Theodicy."
We look at what Providence means in terms of the growth of the Supreme Being.
The Youth Problem
In this episode, we look at the youth problem and what is happening in our society due to secularism, even to the point where young people are no longer connected to "the inner world" where they learn meanings, values, ethics, and moral character. The revelators warned us what would happen if we don't teach basic truths to our young.
The Need For More Joy
In this episode, we talk about the young generation and the "nones" who have no need for religion and yet are among the hopeless many who suffer from anxiety and general apathy. What does the Urantia Book offer to these people, and what is the value of Joy in life?
Plus, thoughts on Bill Sadler and his contribution to the Urantia Book's early beginnings.
As Jesus Passed By
In honor of Easter Sunday, from Paper 171:8 I read the story of "As Jesus Passed By" and what this God-man was like as he lived among men and women in his day.
It's a short story, but perhaps one you have not heard before.
The Seat Of The Soul
From Paper 49, we learn all about the different kinds of will creatures who evolve on different planets throughout the universe. What makes this even more interesting is the common fact that all will creatures of soul potential have a special gland in their brain that makes our spiritual life even possible, what the Urantia Book calls the "citadel of the mind."
In The Beginning
Part 3 of the Urantia starts with the history of our world, including a brief introduction to the beginnings of the nebula that gave birth to our sun. It's a fascinating trip back into the far reaches of time to witness the creation of Christ Michaels's universe, of which we are a part.
This episode puts into perspective the relative meaning of time, the vastness of space, and the effort that goes into universe-building.
The Search for Modern Prophets
In this episode, we talk about the modern definition of what it means to be a Prophet. Plus, from Paper 111 we discuss the Human Paradox from the perspective of a Guardian Angel.
How I Found The Urantia Book
The moral to this story is: be careful what you ask for from God; you may actually get it!
Have your own story about discovering the Urantia Book? Share it. Send 3 minutes of audio telling your story, or write your story and send it to UrantiaBookRadio@gmail.com
How Prayer Improves Quality of Thinking
Excited to talk about the power of prayer and how it can improve our thinking and our quality of life overall. The way we pray has evolved over thousands of years, so this is not just about prayer, but how we should pray and commune with God and what that really means.
Totality of God
What Is An Agondonter?
Let's see what it means to be a human on a rebellion seared world in this excursion through Paper 50 from the Urantia Book. Sometimes the least end up being the most, as we learn in this episode...
Thoughts About Salvation
Nothing like a life changing event to get you to think about things such as salvation, faith and existence. This short essay is dedicated to friendship.
Note: Forgive the high music volume, it was in the mix...but only lasts a few seconds...
The Next Hundred Years
In a recent episode the UB recounts the early culture of mankind and how we developed our "rule’s of living." In this episode, we look to the future and what awaits mankind if we can improve our quality of thinking and social conduct.
In Paper 68, which we read, the Revelators give us specific things we must do if we are to finally achieve peace and goodwill.
The Dawn of Civilization
What made us progress? What drives society to be better? The answer may surprise you as the Revelators share with us our early beginnings, from Paper 68 and the Dawn of Civilization, this time up on the Urantia Radio Podcast
The Origins of the Sabbath
In this episode we look at the Urantia Book story of the first Sabbath and how it happened and why it has been a lasting influence for thousands of years.
About Life On Other Planets
What might life be like on other worlds? Why would there be life on other worlds, what is the purpose?
These questions are answered in the Urantia Book, and a recent article about exo-planets being discovered is squarely addressed on the pages of the Urantia revelation. Let’s explore what life might be like on other worlds, and where we can find them based on clues given to us by the Revelators.
Revelation - The First Hundred Years
The Urantia Revelation actually commenced on February 11, 1923 in Chicago. That is when the Study Group first began to discover an emerging collection of writings which would later become the Urantia Book; 196 individual papers that describe our origins, our history and our destiny as children of a loving spiritual father and Deity whom we call God.
Inside The Urantia Book
From paper 60 I realized just how patient the Most Highs are when it comes to evolutionary life, and it provides a good example of just how revelatory the Urantia Book really is when it comes to disclosing our long history of life on this planet. Let's discuss!
Answering the Call - My Interview with Diane Labrecque
Inside the Urantia Book
My introduction to people who are new or are not familiar with te Urantia book, this brief overview delves into four key questions
What is The Urantia Book?
Where did it come from?
Why is it important?
Why should I read it?
Thoughts On the Spirit of God
In this episode we look at the Thuoght Adjusters, the actual spirit fragments from God that resides in each of us, the very spirit that makes it possible for all of us to enjoy fellowship. Plus some early thoughts from a pioneer in the Urantia Book movement.
What Happens When We Die?
We look at Personality, what happens when we die. Using Pope Benedicts passing as our backdrop, we look at Paper 112 on Personality Survival and what awaits each of us when we make that decision to put our faith in the eternal adventure God has planned for us.
A Conversation with Byron Belitsos Part 2
Byron shares his experience having recently returned from attending the American Academy of Religion conference in Washington DC
In this episode, we honor several influential Urantia Book students who have passed in recent weeks, plus a closer look the the Salem teachings of Melchizedek and his lasting influence in the world since his appearance 4,000 years ago.
My Interview with Gaetan Charland
Gaeten joins us to share his experience as a Urantia Book student and how the book's teachings have transformed his life, including valuable insights he has learned from other Urantia Book teachers around the world. We also discuss ways he uses the Urantia Book to help people with anxiety, and also, what drives the Urantia Book reader? why does he or she believe the Urantia book is a revelation and what makes us different?
You can find out more about Gaetan here:
Jesus First Public Speech
In this episode from Paper 137:7 we look back at the first time Jesus makes a public address and tells the people his plan.
The response from the people is quite interesting and calls on us to remember that even the Son of Man wasn't as well-received as we'd like. It's a lesson on spiritual patience.
The Home Life of Adam and Eve
In our first Paper of the Week episode, we choose Paper 74 about the home life of Adam and Eve, what it was like in the Garden of Eden during those first few decades before the default. Life lessons, education and even what it was like for some of the natives who learn about this unique family of advanced mortals are disclosed in sections 7 and 8 of the Urantia Book.
Byron Belitsos on Revealed Religion - Getting Academia To Take Notice
In this interview with the acclaimed author and Urantia Book student, Byron Belitsos (Your Evolving Soul) joins us to talk about the American Academy of Religion conference and the approach we should take to introduce the Urantia Book to academia in general.
Plus, evil in the world and why Byron believes the Urantia Book is God's answer to the modern ideological struggle.
The Jesus Metaverse Part 2
Joining us are Gabriel & Sandra Rymberg, Susan Lyons and Mike Robinson, all of whom are students of the Urantia Book and are helping to build the Jesus Metaverse for future generations to explore.
Here we learn why this project is so important and what is involved in taking Part 4 of the Urantia Book and creating a wikipedia-type construct of the entire life of Jesus and the people he affected.
For more information and to support The Jesus Metaverse project visit www.JesusMetaverse.org
Making Sense Of Evil With Joshua Wilson
While we do focus on the historical aspect of evil (from the UB perspective), there are a great number of contemporary issues we discuss with my guest Joshua Wilson, a long time student of the Urantia Book teachings, an author, educator, musical artist and counselor.
Including is an in-depth discussion on the luciferian doctrines impacting society today.
The Jesus Metaverse, Part 1
What is the Jesus Metaverse? This is about to get real interesting...
Urantia Book readers around the world are part of a project that could have a profound effect on the way people learn about the life and teachings of Jesus in a whole new way.
Joining us to discuss the Jesus Metaverse project are Gabriel Rymberg from Israel, the projects creator, artists Gary Tonge and Lisa Tao from Vancouver, BC, and PR chief Andre Radatus from Denver. Each member explains their role and the unique skill-sets they bring to this global project.
In Part 2 of the series we will delve deeper into the collaborative process and talk with members who are curators of Part 4 of the Urantia Book who create “nodes” which connect all aspects of Jesus life that will allow people to “get to know” Jesus on a whole new level.
For information and to help go to www.JesusMetaverse.org
If God Is Love What is Evil?
In this episode we take up the subject of Evil as it pertains to contemporary society, and then we look at the excerpt from the Urantia Book from Paper 2 on the topic of God is Love. How can evil be reconciled if God is Love?
The Awesome Power of Divinity
Gabriel Rymberg Is Sharing the Good News (in a big way)
The man who helped translate the Urantia Book into Hebrew is working on a new vision that he hopes will bring the life of Jesus to a whole new generation. Gabriel Rymberg joins us from Israel, where he shares with us his story, and what's behind the Jesus Metaverse project, and much, much more. It's also a candid interview about one man's search for the truth - and finding it, and then doing something with it to help others who may be looking for the same thing.
For more on Gabriel and the various Jesus projects we discuss, plus ways you can help support them: www.JesusMetaverse.org
You want to share the “good news” of the life and teachings of Jesus as portrayed in the UB with the entire world but lack the ideas, organization or resources.
We are building the Jesus Metaverse to share Jesus with billions and will also invite them to visit in person the Jesus Museum on the shores of the Sea of Galilee.
Be a part of this unprecedented effort. At the end of your days, when you graduate, you will know you’ve been industrious in sharing Jesus with the world.
Joshua Wilson talks Jesus & Current Events
We like Josua because he brings a scope of knowledge to the discussion on how to deal with modern life.
As much as I would like to shy away from politics on this podcast, in today's discussion Joshua and I apply Urantia philosophy in dealing with the social ills facing us.
Project Jesus and The Center for Unity
I am delighted to have Gabriel Rymberg in Israel who formulated the project, along with Santiago Kneeland, Steve Marble, Louis Morales, and Kerri Blache, AND Rick Lyon, all of whom are also students of the Urantia book, and each playing a significant part of the Center for Unity project.
The links follow:
The Jesus metaverse website
James Webb Telescope Discovery with Guest Joel Garbon
We also talk about dangerous modern day dogma in certain sciences (as well as religions) which are impeding societal growth and progress, in some ways taking humanity to the brink of self-destruction.
David Kantor On The Spiritual Importance of Relationships
Producer, writer and director of the 2014 film Reimagine Jesus, David Kantor joins us to talk about the early days of the revelation, his personal journey, his film projects and along the way, we discuss the history of Christianity, the Atonement Doctrine, how religion has changed, neo-modern challenges and the important of relationships as they relate to personal spiritual growth and happiness.
Music credit: Pieter Bourke/Lisa Gerrard, Sacrifice
Pato Banton: Last Words of Comfort
Diane Labrecque on Jesus and More
In this episode, long-time Urantia Book student and global entrepreneur Diane Labrecque joins us to shares her incredible journey involving many facets of the growing Urantia Book movement, and how the revelation is impacting the world today.
Plus, we also discuss, in detail Duane Faw's Paramony, an exhaustive corollary reference guide that cross-references the Bible with the Urantia Book, and vice versa.
Diane has plenty to say about Jesus in the modern age, and the important role the Urantia Book plays in expanding knowledge about the Son of Man among Christians, and others who are seeking for enlarged understanding of reality, religion and life's purpose.
Joshua Wilson Discusses The Mind and The Brain
Why The Shroud of Turin Is Relevant with Guest Halbert Katzen
It's a candid discussion about the revelation and what is happening today in our world.
Part 2 Explained - The History of Our Universe
From the beginnings of Nebadon, we learn of the myriad of inhabitants who make up this local creation of space, including the Seraphim, the Celestial Artisans, and of the differing personalities who make up the family of the Local Universe Creator Son and Divine Daughter of the Infinite Spirit.
We also explore Mansonia, Jersuem, our system capital, and of Edentia, our Constellation Capital, where we delve into the history Lucifer Rebellion and its effects on the worlds of time and space.
Part 3 Explained - The History of Our World
Thanks also to David R. Dinger, who supplies his wonderful score of music through the episode.
Part 1 Explained - The History of God
In this exciting episode we add a few extra thoughts on our previous interview with Dr. Jenny Martin on Thought Adjusters, and on Mind, including some old insights from Bill Sadler, Jr (from 1959 or 1960).
Plus we delved into my first of a series of presentations that provide an overview of the first three sectons of the Urantia Book, starting with Part 1, the beginning of things, the beginning of God's first family.
Dr. Jenny Martin on Thought Adjusters
It’s a fascinating conversation about the Urantia Book teachings and progress being made in dealing with mental illness through a spiritual approach.
What Makes The Urantia Book Unique
Also, from Paper 155, Jesus speaks to his Apostles about becoming 'born again' what his teachings mean to the world moving forward, from the Second Discourse on Religion and how true religion is not merely an intellectual belief, but rather, a living experience of God consciousness.
Urantia Science with Dr. Philip Calabrese
In this fascinating hour-long interview with Dr. Philip Calabrese, former professor of Mathematics at University of California at San Diego, Dr Calabrese shares his love and fascination of the Urantia Book, and how he believes its revelatory information can assist current scientists in gaining a better understanding of the physical universe.
We talk about the futility and inconsistency of the Big Bang and why science continues to stick with it, how energy functions, what Andromeda tells us about our own universe, plus his ideas on space and time which are contradictory to current scientific theory.
Gard Jameson - Life with a Revelation
Gard Jameson joins us to discuss his experiences as a student of the Urantia revelation and the impact it has had on his life, including the early days of discovery, those who had an influence on him, and the message the Urantia Book brings to our strife-torn world during these contentious times. Included is a preview of his presentation at the upcoming Scientific Symposium sponsored by the Urantia Foundation coming up Friday and Saturday, June 17th and 18th, 2022
Inspiring and thought provoking, this candid interview will inspire.
The Price of Freedom and Why Bad Things Happen
The recent violence in the world has prompted me to do some real soul-searching. To this send I find comfort from Paper 3 on the the reason bad things happen and why God allows them to.
In this episode, we explore these nine examples laid out in Paper 3, and also a few thoughts on the growth of the Urantia Revelation.
The Inner Self
Also discussed are the perils which beset society when so many of us fail to discern the leadings of the divine spirit that lives within each of us in this life, helping to develop our souls for the next.
From Paper 189 we look "behind-the-scenes" from the perspective of the celestial personalities who were on hand to witness the resurrection of Jesus.
Score comes from Passion of the Christ
The Origin of the Gods - How the Urantia Book Explains Ancient Aliens, with my guest Joel Garbon
In this episode, my guest Joel Garbon, fellow Urantia Book student and engineering science specialist, joins me to discuss how the Urantia Book explains the legends of ancient aliens and superior beings in man's long and mysterious past.
If you are a fan of UFOlogy, ancient history and multiverse theory, you will absolutely love to hear what Joel has to say about these subjects and much, much more, including the story of Adam and Eve, and some of the early civilizations who existed long ago.
What Is Truth? (Epilogue to our earlier discussion of Lucifer's impact on modern society)
In this episode we continue our examination of truth as it is viewed today. But how is Truth connected to reality if reality itself is subjective? Is Truth also subjective?
This is epilogue to our earlier discussion of Lucifer's impact on modern society.
The Lucifer Rebellion
In this episode we explore the reasons behind the Lucifer Rebellion against Michael, and the repercussions this event has had, not only on this world, but also on many of our other neighboring worlds who also harbor intelligent life.
It is the first time we have tackled this topic head on, and it provides some insight as to why we are having many problems in the world today, including war, transhumanism and nihilism among our youth in Western civilization.
The Second Coming
As a follow up to the previous podcast where we discussed the Revelation of John, in this episode we discuss, among many things, what a dispensation is, the Second Coming of Christ, and taking Jesus' own instructions from Paper 176, and what “signs” we should look for upon his return.
We also revisit one of Jesus best known parables and how it applies to those who have been giving new a new revelation of truth and what is expected of them, especially in this current age.
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Who Were The Twenty-Four Elders from Revelations?
In this episode we explore the Twenty-four Elders from Revelations 4:4 as they are explained in the Urantia Book.
Who are they? What do they do? Why are they important?
Once you hear the full story of who these Elders are and where they come from, you will blown away.
Thoughts on Jesus
A short testimony of how the conceptual Jesus grew over time thanks in my heart and mind in large part due to what I learned in the Urantia Book.
Plus, a brief read from Paper 196
Interview with Joel Garbon on Materialism and the Modern Dilemma
Two fellow Urantia Book students have a sobering conversation about materialism, global affairs and what challenges face us in the modern times.
How will the teachings of the Urantia Book help us, or will they help us at all?
This is a great discussion about science, materialism, religion and the role of our "unseen friends."
Morontia Mota - A Lesson in Spiritual Philosophy
In this segment we share Mota, a type of philosophy we learn from Paper 48 that is used to illuminate spiritual truths to ascending mortals.
In this episode, we discuss an astronomer who describes the discovery of what looks like Edentia, some 1,300 light years away
The discovery fits the description of Edentia, as described in the Urantia Book, as a large sphere 100 times the size of our world with hundreds of smaller sphere's in her orbit.
Let's examine the clues, shall we?
The Thought Adjuster - Perspectives from the late Bill Sadler Jr
In this episode, we share some passages that explains the spirit of God that indwells us, what the Urantia Book calls the Thought Adjuster spirit.
We also found some great audio clips from Bill Sadler, Jr. from 1958, where he gives us some unique perspectives of this highly persons spirit that comes from God.
What Does The Urantia Book Offer? Plenty
The age old question: "Why do you read the book?"
In this brief episode I talk about what faith itself offers, and how the Urantia revelation provides additional insight
Letters from Listeners, Sioux Oliva, and Bill Sadler, Jr.
In this episode we talk about new possible ways to share the Urantia Book, plus comments about the Sioux Oliva book “Dr. Sadler and the Urantia Book,” about the Urantia Book, and some very inspirational guidance from Bill Sadler, Jr., unearthed from statements made in the late 1950’s on sharing God and having a better relationship with His spirit.
The Angels of the Lord
Who are The Brilliant Evening Stars?
In this podcast we look at this special group of superangels and how they serve the cosmos with their unique abilities.
In our own literature they are depicted as the 'Angels of the Lord, ' but in the Urantia Book we get a much fuller depiction of their origins, purpose and in some cases their destiny as helpers of Gabriel, the Bright and Morning Star who is so much a part of our early religious history.
Interview with Mo Siegel, Urantia Foundation President
The Ultimate Adventure
In this episode we look at two things, the destiny of our planet and the destiny of each individual soul on the planet.
In UB paper 30 and 31 they offer us a glimpse of what is called “the Ultimate Adventure, and it has to do with the future.
It is incredible information to think about and I hope you will allow me to share it with you in this episode of the Urantia Radio Podcast.
Life on Another Planet
As the James Webb telescope leaves our world looking for new life, this episode explores one such planet where we are told life really does exist and is very much like our own. A fascinating journey this time up on the Urantia Radio podcast
The Story of Another Big Bang
What better way to start off the new year than with a big bang, Urantia Book-style.
In this first episode of the new year, we look at the Urantia Books' description of how our universe came to be (Nebadon). This is a version of creation you won’t hear anywhere else, but it gives us pause to how the universe originated, and with the launch of a new ultra sensitive telescope (James Webb Star Telescope), perhaps JWST will be able to validate this incredible story by revealing just how big our creation really is, featured this time up on the Urantia Audio podcast.
Space - The Final Frontier
In the episode we talk about the James Webb telescope and what it means for our future. Interesting facts about this new venture that could confirm the Urantia Book narrative of creation itself.
Credits include: Paramount for Star Trek usage, and Zemekis Films for Contact
The Timing of It All - Examining Scientism and Positivism.
We talk about Paper 195, section 6 about the modern problem of too much science and not enough spiritual insight, and why human beings need both.
Credits: Planet of the Apes courtesy of 20th Century Fox, Book of Eli Main Theme; Jim Morrison; Dave Dinger.
Lessons from the Master on Resting The Soul
The Soul with guest Byron Belitsos
Originally recorded in 2017 guest Byron Belitsos, author of Your Evolving Soul joins us to talk about the importance of soul development and how the soul is presented apart from the spirit. What is the difference and why it matters. What does the soul do for you in this life and the next.
Thanks to Byon for appearing. Please not this is a five year interview so some of the information might be a little dated.
In this episode we examine the current age and ask, is this what a tribulation looks like? Could this be it? Are we in a time where we have to decide between liberty and tyranny. What does Jesus offer in this regard, and what does the UB say about such a test of faith.
It's a discussion that has many interesting facets in this edition of the Urantia Radio Podcast
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The Inner World
In this short episode we explore the inner world - our mind - the only thing we control in the entire universe.
We take a look at a couple of very good excerpts from Paper 111 on Human Religious Experience
Listener Email, FRB's and The Ancient of Days
which leads us to an intriguing look at the Ambassadors of the Trinity, The Ancients of Days.
More with Joel Garbon On a Universal Religion
Unanswered questions. Guest Joel Garbon is back with us for a second time to expand on his concept of there being a universal religion among intelligences throughout the Universe.
Also discussed is the current state of affairs of mankind and where we must go from here to survive.
Many great topics are explored in this one-on-one interview with Mr. Garbon.
My Interview with Joel Garbon
Joel Garbon has a story to tell about his experience in finding the Urantia Book. A scientist by training but with a keep spirit that leads him in search of the truth, Joel talks about his growth experience and about presenting the Urantia Revelation at a UFO Conference earlier this year.
We also discuss the Urantia movement, and ways to present the revelation to those searching for truth.
Also we have posted his wonderful Urantia Book presentation at UrantiaRadio.net
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Sign of the Times with guest Halbert Katzen
We discuss the coming of Melchizedek and how it ties into an upcoming solar eclipse set to occur on April 9th 2024
Evolution of Mind
The Urantia Book describes how mind evolution took place over time, and in the culmination of the appearance of truly intelligent man 998,000 years ago we witness the appearance of Andon and Fonta, the first two true human beings.
From Paper 62, section 6 for those who want to read along
Years ago I interviewed Dr. Philip Calabrese who wrote an essay on the Science in the Urantia Book, the Coming Validation. It goes through about 64 points to show the UB was ahead of science on a great many issues. In this interview we discuss them.
Music intro Road to Ganymede by David R Dinger
Outro is Vangelis from The Soundtrack - Year of Living Dangerously
When Adam and Eve Came
On the subject of periodic visitations of spiritual orders of beings, this episode covers Paper 74 and what happened on that day when Adam and Eve came to our world, and what it might teach us about future visitations of divine beings.
How prepared should we be?
This is an important episode worth discussing, especially since the revelators show us how Marriage and Home Life have evolved over time and the value they bring to a stable society.
The Ten Commandments
In this episode we explore the Urantia Book narrative of the origins of the Ten Commandments.
Charlton Heston, like it or not, may be the single most influential person in the history of mankind.
The Real Religious Experience
This a nice episode on the real religious experience for people who are trying to understand the difference between “practicing" religion and actually living it.
We also pull out some real gems from Paper 101 of the Urantia Book.
Joseph, Mary and the Star
A birthday tribute to Jesus who celebrates his 2026 birthday on August 21st.
In this episode, from Paper 122, we briefly recount Jesus' earth parents and who they were, plus a big reveal on the source of the story behind the Star of Bethlehem.
The Lucifer Rebellion
In this episode we break down the Urantia Book narrative about what really happened when there was 'war in heaven' and a rebellion occurred in our universe a quarter of a million years ago - and the impact it had on our own humanity.
Adam and Eve - The Full Story
In this episode we look at Adam and Eve and their unique story and contribution to mankind.
In this podcast we look at the mission, impact and continued importance this Son has on our world and what he has to do with our future.
Of God and Nature - Interview with Stephen C Meyer
Famed author and scientific philosopher Stephen C. Meyer joins us to discuss new genetic research which supports intelligent design theory. We also discuss mind, Natural Law and secularism impact on contemporary science. It’s a fascinating discussion.
For more information on Stephen’s works go to: stephencmeyer.org
How Life Started
In part 3 of our 4-part series on the revelation and what it reveals we take a look at Paper 58 as it explains how life started on our planet, a unique perspective you will not hear anywhere else as we learn about Life Carrier Sons and their role in bringing life to worlds in time and space.
God, The Self and the Human Ego
In Paper 111 The Urantia Book gives us insight as to how the beginnings of prayer, even of religion, starts with a conversation between the self and the ego.
It’s a fascinating topic about one way we can teach people how to find God again.
The Part and the Whole: Best Description of God Ever Written
Why does God let us suffer? What is his purpose?
Let’s discuss a statement made in UB Paper 12, Paragraph 7 on The Part and the Whole.
It could change your life. I hope so.
Jesus Talks About Angels
In this podcast we look at Paper 167, where Jesus has a frank discussion about angels with one of his Apostles, then we look at Paper 113 from the UB on what Guardian Angels do and how they are assigned to our watch care.
In this episode we look at the writings of the Apostles, specifically, Judas Iscariot. A fascinating character study of one of the most infamous people in history, the man who sold out the Son of the God.
Adam and Eve - What Went Wrong
In this episode we look at Paper 75 and the problems facing Adam and Eve as they seek to create order among the early humans. Plus. 10 questions I would like to ask you - the listener - about this podcast and your experience with the revelation.
Amadon - Hero of the Rebellion
Amadon, from our little blue planet, may be the biggest human celebrity in our universe, and yet, his story has never been told - until now.
Amadon stood up against Lucifer when the ‘war in heaven’ occurred in our ancient history; A lowly human from a primitive human race by the name of Amadon turned his back against an esteemed former System Sovereign, and this is his story.
From time to time on these podcasts we like to showcase interesting individuals from the Urantia Book revelation. I hope you enjoy this brief presentation
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Jesus Spoke About True Religion
From Paper 155 when Jesus spoke to Apostles and his Disciples about the difference between the religion of tradition and the spirit-led life.
Where did this book come from?
How did we end up with an epochal revelation? Was it a book that had gold plates found under a tree? Was there an Angel that delivered to us ? Or was some mysterious man channeling the gods? No, no. None of that. The story is actually quite interesting, but also non-spectacular, just the way Gabriel wanted it to be. Follow us and support us on UrantiaRadio.net or n Twitter @UrantiaRadio
Dr. Philip Calabrese - Urantia Science Prophecy
We catch up with Dr. Philip Calabrese, PhD in Mathematics and Urantia Book researcher, as we discuss advanced Urantia Book concepts that portend recent discoveries.
Originally broadcast on Urantia Radio from 2019.
10 Best Places to Start Reading the Urantia Papers
These are great sections of the Urantia book that mostly anyone can read that would get them interested if they are into knowing this kind of revelatory information.
1 - Paper 1, section 1 The Father's Name.
However, this might by overly religious for many people who aren’t quite prepared to take the big step. Approach with caution.
2. Paper 62:6 and 7 - Planetary Mortal Epochs
This is good for people who love history and can comprehend some level of evolutionary progression as being the 'end game' of the human species.
3 - Paper 63 - The First Human family
There is a ring of truth to this paper. Even if you never read another paper you will have felt as if you have had a glimpse into the very first human life of two people who are really, our parents.
4 - Paper 74 - Adam and Eve
Most people are familiar with the story so it is a good entry point. It happened to be the first paper I read and it convinced me to buy the book.
5 - Paper 84 - Marriage and Family Life
You really get a rich appreciation of how hard things really were back then. There is a such a ring of credibility from this paper you get the sense who ever wrote them where either there, or had eyewitness accounts. Great insight into early human behavior, nonetheless.
6 - Paper 111 - The Adjuster and the Soul
You really learn a lot about yourself in these papers if you have ever given thought to real meaning in life and your purpose. It will have you thinking for sometime afterward, which makes it all of the more intriguing.
7. Paper 113- Personality Survival
Need I say more?
8. Paper 122:8 - The Star of Bethlehem
We all know the story, but this one can actually be confirmed.
9. Paper 139 - The 12 Apostles
Many have remarked that the description of the Apostles in this paper convinced them of the authenticity of the Urantia Book, even Dr. William Sadler as well as Dr. Meredith Sprunger.
10. Paper 195:5 and 6
To me the most chilling and sober message is contained in these several sections of paper 195. They are both prophetic as well cautionary. If we choose secularism as the primary ideology driving human progress then there will be much pain and suffering..
Abd bonus #11 The entire Life and Teachings of Jesus (Section 4).
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The Spirit of Truth Discernment - Thank you Jesus
In this heartfelt episode I wanted so much to share with you a recent profound experience I had when thinking about the Spirit of Truth that Jesus gave to humanity after his resurrection. The concept itself is worth exploring on this episode of The Urantia Radio podcast.
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A Few Reasons Why (Humanity Has Been Given a Revelation)
I came up with seven possible explanations for why the Revelators decided to provide humanity with an epochal revelation with highly spiritual concepts, historically expansive and revealed new truth, a level of unprecedented philosophical insight never before presented to a humanity that is quite possibly about to enter a dark spiritual age.
Why did they do it?
Let's delve into that question and maybe we can figure out why the Revelators (our unseen spiritual friends) did a 'mic-drop-moment' in the form of a 2,000 page revelation that could change humanity forever.
Trust in Your Pilot
Mind is your ship, the Adjuster is your pilot, the human will is captain.
The master of the mortal vessel should have the wisdom to trust the divine pilot to guide the ascending soul into the morontia harbors of eternal survival.
Only by selfishness, slothfulness, and sinfulness can the will of man reject the guidance of such a loving pilot and eventually wreck the mortal career upon the evil shoals of rejected mercy and upon the rocks of embraced sin.
With your consent, this faithful pilot will safely carry you across the barriers of time and the handicaps of space to the very source of the divine mind and on beyond, even to the Paradise Father of Adjusters (your spirit).
Meaning of the Cross - Examining the Atonement Doctrine in Christianity
Pastor and author Dr. Stephen Finlan joins us to talk about his new book Salvation Not Purchased (Cascade Books) which looks at how the idea of Jesus paying a ransom is actually incompatible with Jesus teachings of love and mercy and true salvation, and why this doctrine has survived as a crucial, yet contradictory part of Christian teachings for over 2,000 years.
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What is Mota? A Superior Philosophy
This episode is about a superior philosophy known as Mota, from Paper 48 in the Urantia revelation.
Mota is a form of spiritual philosophy that encompasses the spiritual life that exists within physical creation. In the Morontia life, we will gain Mota insight.
"The highest attainable philosophy of mortal man must be logically based on the reason of science, the faith of religion, and the truth insight afforded by revelation. By this union man can compensate somewhat for his failure to develop an adequate metaphysics and for his inability to comprehend the mota of the morontia." 103:6.15
Immanuel - Ambassador from Paradise
In our religious history Immanuel is connected to Jesus, but there is so much more to the story of this incredible personality who literally "God With Us."
Let's explore this Son of ancient history, of ancient times in Scripture who "hails from Paradise."
Ratta - Princess of the World
The Urantia Book tells us about Ratta, the woman who married the first son of Adam, and we learn about her contributions to the world some 35 thousand years ago during the early days of the spread of the Adamites.
It's a wonderful story of a person whom time has forgotten, but whose journey and impact is explored on the pages of the Urantia revelation.
The Spirit and The Soul - Thoughts on Paper 111 from the Urantia Book
There remains much confusion as to the difference between the Spirit and The Soul. In this podcast we give a brief look at Paper 111 from the Urantia Book on the difference between the two entities, what they mean and what many of our great religions have said in thier attempts to understand.
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Statue of Sobek with Amenhotep III, Luxor Museum, Egypt.
Statue of Sobek with Amenhotep III at the Luxor Museum.
The refinement of modeling and the perfect balance between god and king makes this a great work of art.
The Mind, the Brain and the Soul
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10 Things The Urantia Book Teaches Us About God
In this episode I explore the basic teachings about God we find in the Urantia revelation.
The truth is there are thousands of pages are dedicated to helping us understand the nature and plan of the universal Creator of all things, but if you boil it down to the 10 most important things people should know, that's the subject of this insightful podcast.
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Is There Life After Death?
It is the defining question for humanity. Having an answer to this question, the question of eternal life that makes sense has long eluded us, even though most religions say there is heaven and we go there.
But what does that even mean?
Let's discuss what Paper 47 & 48 in the Urantia Book has ot say about this subject. It could be the most fascinating 10 minutes you'll have today, and certainly give you pause to consider....