Urantia Book 73. The life of Jesus of Nazareth, Joshua ben Joseph, Yeshua, Christ Michael, Sovereign God of Nebadon. All had arrived at Magadan Camp: Jesus and the 12, Abner and his apostles, the women’s corps, the evangelists, and about 150 believers from all over Palestine. Jesus and his apostles began a long period of intensive training of this large group of believers and from them chose 70 teachers and sent them out to proclaim the gospel of the kingdom of heaven. This instruction took from November 4 to November 19, the Sabbath. Jesus gave a talk each morning. This was followed by teachings by the apostles: Peter taught methods of public preaching; Nathaniel instructed them in the art of teaching; Thomas explained how to answer questions; while Matthew directed the organization of their group finances. The other apostles instructed in their area of expertise.******************* Jesus ordained the 70 on Sabbath afternoon, November 19, and Abner was installed as head of the group. Before Jesus put his hands on their heads, he said: “The harvest is indeed plenteous, but the laborers are few; therefore, I exhort all of you to pray that the Lord of the harvest will send other laborers into his harvest. I am sending you to Jew and gentile as lambs among wolves. As you go your way, two and two, I instruct you to carry neither purse nor extra clothing, for your tour will be short. When you stay at a house, first say, ‘Peace be upon this house.’ Don’t move to another house because the food is better. Eat what is in front of you. A laborer is worthy of his sustenance. And everywhere you go, preach, saying, ‘The kingdom of heaven is at hand.’ And minister to the sick in mind or body.” Early next morning Abner sent the 70 into all the cities of Galilee, Samaria, and Judea. They went out for 6 weeks, returning to the new camp near Pella, in Perea on Friday, December 30.*** (163.1.1-6)******************************** Many disciples wanted to be ordained, but they had problems with commitment. One such came to Jesus and said: “Master, I would be one of your new apostles, but my father is very old and near death; could I be permitted to return home and bury him?” To this man Jesus said: “You are a faithful disciple, and you can remain such while you return home to take care of your loved ones, but not so with my gospel messengers. They have forsaken all to follow me and proclaim the kingdom. If you would be an ordained teacher, you must let others bury the dead while you go forth to publish the good news.” And this man went away in great disappointment. Another disciple came to the Master and said: “I would like to be an ordained minister, but I want to go home and comfort my family.” To this Jesus replied: ” If you want to be ordained, you must be willing to forsake all. The gospel messengers cannot have divided affections. No man, having put his hand to the plough, if he turns back, is worthy to become a messenger of the kingdom.” Another young man, Matadormus, a member of the Sanhedrin and very rich, came to Jesus seeking ordination. Jesus told him to think about it some more. The next day the young man asked Jesus how he could be assured of eternal life. Jesus said to follow all the commandments of Moses. He did that and also believed all that Jesus and the apostles were saying about the kingdom. So Jesus said: “Then you indeed are my disciple and a child of the kingdom.” And the man protested: “But, Master, I am not content to be your disciple; I would be one of your new messengers.” Jesus looked at him lovingly and said: “I will have you to be one of my messengers if you are willing to pay the price, if you will supply the one thing which you lack.” Matadormus replied: “Master, I will do anything if I may be allowed to follow you.” To which Jesus said: “If you would be my messenger, go and sell all that you have and, when you have bestowed the proceeds on the poor or upon your brethren, come and follow me, and you shall have treasure in the kingdom of heaven.” When the young man heard this he was very disappointed. Jesus knew that he was not free of the love of his possessions. And now the young man knew it, too. Almost every human being has some one thing which is held on to as a pet evil, and which the entrance into the kingdom of heaven requires as a part of the price of admission. If Matadormus had parted with his wealth, it would probably been put back into his hands for administration as treasurer of the 70. For later on, after the establishment of the church at Jerusalem, he did obey the Master’s injunction, but then it was too late to enjoy membership in the 70, and he became treasurer of the church at Jerusalem, of which James, the Lord’s brother in the flesh, was head.*********** Riches have nothing to do directly with entrance into the kingdom of heaven, but the LOVE of wealth does. The spiritual loyalties of the kingdom are incompatible with servility to materialistic mammon. Man may not share his supreme loyalty to a spiritual ideal with a material devotion. Jesus never taught that it was wrong to have wealth. He required only the 12 and the 70 to dedicate all their worldly possessions to the common cause. Even then he provided for the profitable liquidation of their property. The Master regarded the wise investment of excess earnings as a legitimate form of insurance against future adversity.

Carla Rueckert, in “Living the Law of One: The Choice,” says the following: The Ra group suggests that we are in the third grade of a seven grade school of cosmic learning and service, moving to a completion called an octave of creation, and each octave contains seven densities or schools for learning and progression. Completing the grades of this school takes millions of years. This present grade is the Density of Choice or Third Density, which lasts about 76,000 years. In 2012 there was supposed to be a planet-wide harvest, at which time the Density of Love or Fourth Density would have its onset. When I told Jesus about the Law of One, he was not impressed. What are we to make of the 2012 problem? At death we climb the steps between the Pearly Gates to the Fourth Density. It is very bright. If it is too bright before we get to the gates, we must turn around, we have not successfully made our choice, and we spend another 76,000 years in the Third Density working on the lessons that will bring us to the defining choice. If we were able to pass the Pearly Gates, then we have successfully made our choice and we are in the Density of Love. We have been harvested! We have graduated! This density is heaven compared to the Third Density. We remember all of our lifetimes; our options increase; we can seek further learning and service, and we can praise the Creator. We can go back to Earth to help shift Earth into Fourth Density love consciousness. The so-called Indigo Children are such entities. But frankly, I think they’re creepy. Carla says we are in an emergency situation; that we must become informed about this situation and figure out how to respond to it before 2012. Why would it be 2012 when it says elsewhere in the book that we have another 4,000 years left? Are they basing it on the Mayan calendar?*****First, the author discusses the distortions of the Law of One. You are unique. The Creator wants to gain knowledge and appreciation of itself. Thus, it sends forth parts of itself within illusion to learn from the colors created in the palette of emotions that you have through many experiences and incarnations. This palette contains your beauty and is unique to you, so that you can teach the Creator what nobody else can teach. For you are the only one of you in all the infinite universe. You cannot please the Creator by being someone else, but only be being most truly and deeply yourself.**************************************Carla says her book will help us become familiar with the rules of the Gameboard i.e. being able to make informed choices in this life and also knowing why. She uses the capitalized Game, Gameboard and Choice when talking about spiritual living, and lowercase game, gameboard and choice when talking about choices we make without regard to spiritual values. The Game of Life is about becoming an ethically motivated human being. The game of life is about getting by, providing for our families, being oblivious. That lower-case gameboard inevitably brings us to spiritual crises. The first feature of the Gameboard to describe is its unitary nature. According to Ra, the entire creation is one organism, one energy field and one thing. The forces of nature like wind, water, earth and fire are wrapped into the energy field of the earth itself. The sun has its own energy field and wraps the whole solar system in its energy field. All of the energy fields of the universe are wrapped into the one great original Thought or Logos, which is as close as Ra comes to speaking of the Creator in a personal sense. The Confederation group of Ra says: You are every thing, every being, every emotion, every event, every situation. You are unity. You are infinity. You are love/light; light/love. You are. This is the Law of One.

Urantia Book 72. The life of Jesus of Nazareth, Joshua ben Joseph, Yeshua, Christ Michael, Sovereign God of Nebadon. On the last evening of the feast Jesus stood in the middle of the crowd and said: “I am the light of the world. He who follows me shall not walk in darkness but shall have the light of life. Presuming to place me on trial and assuming to sit as my judges, you declare that, if I bear witness of myself, my witness cannot be true. But never can the creature sit in judgment on the Creator. Even if I so bear witness of myself, my witness is everlastingly true, for I know from where I came, who I am, and where I’m going. You who would kill the Son of Man know not whence I came, who I am, or whither I go. You only judge by the appearances of the flesh; you do not perceive the realities of the spirit. I judge no man, not even my archenemy. But if I should choose to judge, my judgment would be true and righteous, for I would judge not alone but in association with my Father, who sent me into the world, and is the source of all true judgment. You even allow that the witness of two reliable persons may be accepted–well, then, I bear witness to these truths; so also does my Father in heaven. And when I told you this yesterday, in your darkness you asked me, ‘Where is your Father?’ Truly, you know neither me nor my Father, for if you had known me, you would also have known my Father.”****** I am the light of life, and everyone who deliberately and with understanding rejects this saving light will die in his sin. However, he who sent me is true and faithful; my Father loves even his erring children. When the Son of Man is lifted up, then shall you all know that I am he, and that I have done nothing of myself but only as the Father has taught me. And he who has sent me is even now with me; he has not left me alone, for I always do what is pleasing in his sight” (162.5.1-4).** Just after the water and wine had been poured on the altar, Jesus, standing among the worshipers, said: “If any person thirsts, let them come to me and drink. From the Father above I bring to this world the water of life. Those who believe me will be filled with the spirit which this water represents, for even the Scriptures have said: ‘Out of him shall flow rivers of living waters.’ When the Son of Man has finished his work on earth, there will be poured out on all flesh the living Spirit of Truth. Those who receive this Spirit never shall know spiritual thirst.” To everyone who has faith shall this bestowal of the Spirit become the true teacher of the way which leads to everlasting life, to the true waters of life in the kingdom of heaven on earth and in the Father’s Paradise” (162.6.1-3).******************************* On the last afternoon of the feast Jesus again went to the temple to teach. Finding a large group of believers in Solomon’s Porch, he said to them: ” If my words abide in you and you are minded to do the will of my Father, then are you truly my disciples. You will know the truth, and the truth will make you free. I know how you will answer me: we are the children of Abraham, and we are in bondage to none; how then shall we be made free? Even so, I do not speak of outward subjection to another’s rule; I refer to the liberties of the soul. Verily, verily, I say to you, everyone who commits sin is a bond servant to sin. You know that the Son remains in his father’s house, not the servant. So if the Son makes you free, he will make you sons, and you will be free indeed. If God were your Father, you would know me and love the truth which I reveal. I say to you who believe the gospel that, if a person will keep this word of truth alive in his heart, he shall never taste death. And now just at my side a scribe says that this statement proves that I have a devil, seeing that Abraham is dead, also the prophets. And he asks, ‘Are you so much greater than Abraham and the prophets that you dare to stand here and say that whoso keeps your word shall not taste death? Who do you claim to be that you dare to utter such blasphemies?’ And I say it is the Father who will glorify me, the same Father you call God.” There was such confusion and uproar that Jesus couldn’t continue. He was about to be arrested, so he disappeared down one of the corridors. He met Martha, Mary and Lazarus at a secret place near Bethany (162.7.1-5).******************************* During the feast Jesus divided his time between Bethany and Bethlehem. At Bethany he spent time with his apostles; at Bethlehem he gave instruction to Abner and John’s other apostles. It was this intimate contact that finally caused them to believe in him. They were influenced by the public teaching he was doing in Jerusalem and his sympathetic understanding as he taught them about the kingdom. In late October Jesus, Abner and their followers all left for Magadan Park.

Slave labor on Mars. In 2015 Corey Goode took part in an inspection tour of facilities on Mars, along with others like Lt. Col. Gonzalez. Goode and Gonzalez were each assigned a security team of two Intuitive Empath (IE) assistants. They were also accompanied by a representative of the ICC. En route Goode thanked the ICC for letting them take a family back to earth with them or allow to return to their home colony, whatever their wishes. Upon arrival, the ICC representative gave Gonzalez a list of appropriate bases in the northern hemisphere, but he wanted to see a base in the southern hemisphere. This was arranged, although the representative at first denied its existence. Then they were told what they could discuss with the base inhabitants: “He stated that the people at this facility were here for generations and that they were under the impression that the earth had been through some sort of cataclysm and was no longer inhabitable. He asked that we not throw off the social dynamics of the facility by revealing that any of us were from the surface of earth.” The base commander then told them that the primary mission of the facility was a multi-decade social experiment: “As we entered, the base commander said their “social experiment” had nothing to do with rumors of slavery. I looked at Gonzalez and he rolled his eyes at me as this was this being said. The base commander said that we would tour the industrial plant first and it was 8 km away on an underground train. After the conference we would tour the colony and ask a family if they would be willing to go with us.” Goode then inadvertently revealed that he was from Texas to one member of the security team and there was sudden confusion in the ranks, and they were replaced immediately. Another security team arrived and disarmed the first one and led them away to who knows what fate. The touring group was told not to talk to the security team at all. They were next taken to the conference hall and saw many colonists, who showed them the various technologies they produce. Also Goode and the others were told proudly that exopolitical agreements had been reached with up to 900 different extraterrestrial civilizations. Goode said: “They sat us down and put on a Dog and Pony Show on a large smart-glass-screen that showed all sorts of technologies they produce. They made agreements with groups that pass through our sector on a regular basis using the nearby portal systems that are part of the “cosmic web.”” Goode then describes getting himself into trouble and being detained. It began with the family they were to take away from the base: “The time came for Gonzalez to give the ICC representative the choice of the family we were to take back with us. He gave the number of a family’s dwelling and 15 minutes later a family, two adults, a teen-aged son and a pre-teen daughter showed up with a small bag in each of their hands. They seemed kind of stoic and nervous. This was to be expected, but they seemed off to me…When the door was closed, Gonzalez turned to the people and said that they would be safe now and that he knew one of them was not present. The father wanted to know how Gonzalez could know that. Gonzalez merely said that our people have abilities. The people then clammed up and wouldn’t talk, which upset Gonzalez and he left the room.” Goode says that the base commander became irate when challenged by Gonzalez and he was thrown into a detention cell and was soon joined by Goode and his two-man security team. Goode said as he walked along the rows of cells he saw a lot of people in various states of psychological distress. Goode feared the worst from the base commander, whom he described as a “tyrant and a total megalomaniac,” but they were rescued by the Sphere Being Alliance, small blue orbs zipping through the cell walls, one for each of them and they were soon back on the moon at the Lunar Operations Command. Now safe at LOC Goode and Gonzalez agreed that the mission had confirmed the rumors about the slave labor on Mars. The civilians at these facilities are psychologically manipulated and physically abused by tyrannical base leaders who tolerate no dissent. “There appears to me minimal accountability or oversight of such facilities and the base commanders running them.” Congress is behind the times when it comes to space–that goes without saying. They are working on The Space Resource Exploration and Utilization Act. This protects companies that want to mine on other planets in the Solar System, or who want to take other resources from planets. Space mining operations already exist, according to Goode. The Act provides no safety for workers, for working conditions. Congress apparently doesn’t know that human slavery is a fact right now. The Act would give US Federal legal protection to the owners, managers and personnel of these corporations currently using slave labor, against possible investigations by international human rights organizations, including the International Criminal Court. Why do things seem to get worse all the time for the little guy?

Urantia Book 71. The life of Jesus of Nazareth, Joshua ben Joseph, Yeshua, Christ Michael, Creator Son, Son of Man, Sovereign God of Nebadon. Jesus and the 12 went to Jerusalem for the feast of Tabernacles and stayed four and a half weeks. Jesus spent October with Abner and his associates. He also boldly preached in the Temple. There were many reasons why Jesus was able publicly to preach in the temple courts throughout the days of the feast, and chief of these was the fear that had come over the officers of the Sanhedrin as a result of the secret division of sentiment in their own ranks. Many members of the Sanhedrin either secretly believed in Jesus or were decidedly averse to arresting him during the feast, when such large numbers of people were in Jerusalem, many of whom either believed in him or were friendly to the spiritual movement he sponsored. The efforts of Abner and his associates throughout Judea had also done much to consolidate sentiment favorable to the kingdom, so much so that the enemies of Jesus dared not be too outspoken in their opposition. But the audacious boldness of Jesus in publicly appearing in Jerusalem overawed his enemies; they were not prepared for such a daring challenge. In fact, they thought Jesus might be protected by a secret understanding with the Romans. Most of Jesus’ followers were greatly astonished when he appeared in the temple and began to preach, and the Jewish authorities were surprised beyond expression when it was reported that he was teaching in the temple. These teachings were really the official or formal announcement of the divinity of Jesus to the Jewish people and the whole world. The multitudes who listened to Jesus’ teachings were divided in their opinions. Some said he was a good man; some a prophet; some that he was truly the Messiah; others said he was a mischievous meddler, that he was leading the people astray with his strange doctrines. Every time Jesus went to Jerusalem, his apostles were filled with terror. They were more afraid as, from day to day, they listened to his increasingly bold pronouncements regarding the nature of his mission on earth.***********************************On the first day he taught in the temple, a listener interrupted Jesus to ask: “Teacher, how is it that you can quote the scriptures and teach the people so fluently when I am told you are untaught in the learning of the rabbis?” Jesus replied: “No man has taught me the truths which I declare to you. And this teaching is not mine but his who sent me. If any person really desires to do my Father’s will, he shall certainly know about my teaching, whether it be God’s or whether I speak for myself. He who speaks for himself seeks his own glory, but when I declare the words of the Father, I thereby seek the glory of the one who sent me. But before you try to enter into the new light, should you not rather follow the light you already have? Moses gave you the law, yet how many of you seek to fulfill its demands? Moses says “You shall not kill,” but in spite of this command, some of you want to kill the Son of Man.” After hearing this, the crowd started arguing among themselves. Some said he was mad; some said he was possessed; some said he was a prophet. After the arguing died down, one turned to Jesus and asked: “Why do the rulers seek to kill you?” And Jesus replied: “The rulers seek to kill me because they resent my teaching about the good news of the kingdom, a gospel that sets people free from the burdensome traditions of a formal religion of ceremonies which these teachers are determined to uphold at any cost. They circumcise in accordance with the law on the Sabbath day, but they would kill me because I once healed a man on the Sabbath and set him free from affliction. They seek to kill me because they know that, if you honestly believe and dare to accept my teaching, their system of traditional religion will be overthrown, forever destroyed. Thus will they be deprived of the authority they love so much. So, judge not according to appearances, but rather judge by the true spirit of these teachings; judge righteously.”************ When the Pharisees heard the people talking this way, they conferred with the rulers and decided that something must be done about this bold teaching in the temple. Accordingly, Eber, an officer of the Sanhedrin, and two assistants were sent to arrest Jesus. When Eber came within talking distance of Jesus, Jesus said such kind words to him that he refused to arrest him and went back to the rulers without Jesus. When the Pharisees and chief priests expressed their anger at this, Eber said: “Even so, my masters, but this man speaks to the multitude words of mercy and hope. He cheers the downhearted, and his words were comforting even to our souls. What can there be wrong in these teachings, even though he may not be the Messiah? And even then does not our law require fairness? Do we condemn a man before we hear him?” The chief of the Sanhedrin was not amused and they broke up in confusion.******************************* The feast of Tabernacles was a favorite feast. Booths of branches were set up. The temple was illuminated by hundreds of candelabras. Seventy bulls were sacrificed during the feast, the symbol of the seventy nations of heathendom. The ceremony of the pouring out of water symbolized the outpouring of the divine spirit. On the last day of the feast almost 450 priests with a corresponding number of Levites officiated. The worshipers would be divided into three group which would approach the temple from three different directions. At the altar wine and water would be poured out and that was the signal for the chanting of Psalms 113 to 118, after which the sacrifices started.

The Law of One. According to the Ra group, both those with negative polarity and those with positive polarity can evolve to a higher state of being. It’s those in the middle, in the “sinkhole of indifference” who won’t evolve. We have 75,000 years to make our decision, after which we are “Harvested” and graduate to either a service to self planet or a service to others planet. After that Earth will be a service to others planet. Those who are service to self will go to a service to self planet. Those who have not chosen will go to other third density planets. Density levels correspond to different octaves of light/energy containing distinct cycles, wherein consciousness evolves for all life, including the planet itself. What they are doing to the planet in the name of progress is sickening. According to Ra, even suns are an expression of consciousness, evolving, for example, from a third density yellow star to a fourth density green star. All suns in our galaxy are claimed to be directly influenced by the light energy emitted from the galactic core. “Galactic Superwaves,” discussed by Dr. Paul LaViolette, emanate from the galactic core in cycles from 10,000 to 16,000 years. In “Decoding the Message of the Pulsars,” he describes pulsars strategically placed in the galaxy that transmit warnings about these superwaves. LaViolette speculates that these pulsars were built by a very advanced Type III extraterrestrial civilization–one that understood how galactic superwaves operated, and their potential impact on solar systems and planets. The Law of One material reveals that as galactic superwaves pass through different regions of the galaxy, they will cause a density transition from one density to another.********************************* Humans are in Density 3, the Cycle of self-awareness, with the light-frequency of yellow. Density 4 is the Cycle of love or understanding and its frequency is green. Density 5 is the Cycle of light or wisdom and its frequency is sky blue. Density 6 is the Cycle of love/light or unity and its frequency is indigo. Density 7 is the Gateway Cycle and its frequency is violet. Starting from fourth density, service to other social memory complexes transition to higher densities as collectives, which has happened with the Ra group in its own evolutionary history. This service to others on the part of the Ra group, the Andromeda Council, the Galactic Federation and others explains why they are helping humans evolve and why they have conducted genetic experiments on humans. They are helping us transition to the fourth density. The harvesting/ascension process is being observed by many more ET races than just those conducting genetic experiments. According to Goode and Gonzales, at the last Super Federation Conference held in June 2015, there were 100 different ET races represented. There are 3 groups observing the ascension/ harvesting process: 1. Higher self, spiritual guides–this includes our ancestors who are linked karmically to us. 2. Confederation of Planets–Super Federation of human-looking aliens and Draconian Federation Alliance 3. Guardian Beings–7th density beings and above. Frankly, it gives me the creeps knowing I’m being observed. As mentioned before, large spheres had been moved into our Solar System to absorb the effects of the Superwave, but they will soon be removed, and the Earth will be considered a 4/5 Density Transition Civilization, according to Goode. With this there will be the release of information concerning advanced technologies, secret space programs and ETs. For more information I recommend David Wilcock’s books.

Urantia Book 70. The life of Jesus of Nazareth, Joshua ben Joseph, Yeshua, Christ Michael, Sovereign God of Nebadon. Human beings find it difficult to comprehend the significance of evil, error, sin and iniquity. Humans are slow to perceive that contrastive perfection and imperfection produce potential evil; that conflicting truth and falsehood create confusing error; that the divine endowment of freewill choice eventuates in the divergent realms of sin and righteousness; that the persistent pursuit of divinity leads to the kingdom of God as contrasted with its continuous rejection, which leads to the domains of iniquity. The Gods neither create evil nor permit sin and rebellion. The very conflicting presence of truth and untruth, fact and falsehood, constitutes the potentiality of error. The deliberate choice of evil constitutes sin; the willful rejection of truth is error; the persistent pursuit of sin and error is iniquity.***************** Of all the perplexing problems growing out of the Lucifer rebellion, none is less understood than the failure of immature evolutionary mortals to distinguish between true and false liberty. True liberty is the quest of the ages and the reward of evolutionary progress. False liberty is the subtle deception of the error of time and the evil of space. Enduring liberty is predicated on the reality of justice–intelligence, maturity, fraternity and equity. Liberty is a self-destroying technique of cosmic existence when its motivation is unintelligent, unconditioned and uncontrolled. True liberty is progressively related to reality and is ever regardful of social equity, cosmic fairness, universe fraternity and divine obligations.*********************** Unbridled self-will and unregulated self-expression equal unmitigated selfishness, the acme of ungodliness. Liberty without the associated and ever-increasing conquest of self is a figment of egoistic mortal imagination. Self-motivated liberty is a conceptual illusion, a cruel deception. True liberty is the associate of genuine self-respect; false liberty is the consort of self-admiration. True liberty is the fruit of self-control; false liberty the assumption of self-assertion. Self-control leads to altruistic service; self-admiration tends toward the exploitation of others. Even wisdom is divine and safe only when it is cosmic in scope and spiritual in motivation.****************************** There is no greater error than dominating others for the purpose of depriving them of their natural liberties. The Golden Rule of fairness cries out against such unrighteousness. No Being, in the exercise of his supposed personal liberty, has a right to deprive any other Being of those privileges of existence conferred by the Creators and duly respected by all their loyal associates, subordinates and subjects.************** God, along with the Eternal Son and Infinite Spirit created Havona, consisting of 1 billion planets circling around Paradise. They shared in creation, which is what mortals will do after they reach Paradise. “Every creature of every evolving universe who aspires to do the Father’s will is destined to become the partner of the time-space Creators in this magnificent adventure of experiential perfection attainment. The Father has endowed intelligent mortals with creative free will and he dwells within them and is in partnership with them. Lucifer’s folly was the attempt to do the nondoable, to short-circuit time in an experiential universe. His crime was the attempted disenfranchisement of every personality in Satania. Thus does the Lucifer manifesto, masquerading in the habiliments of liberty, stand forth in the clear light of reason as a monumental threat to consummate the threat to personal liberty and to do it on a scale that has been approached only twice in the history of Nebadon.****************** ****************************************** Nathaniel and Thomas had one last issue for Rodan, and that was the divine nature of Jesus. Nathaniel said: “Jesus has admitted to us that he is God and the Son of God. He has done so many remarkable things that can only be explained if he is a God.*********************************** Thomas said: “He is an ideal friend. He is the most unselfish person I’ve ever known. He is a friend even of sinners and he loves his enemies. He has been patient with our confusion–sometimes we just don’t understand him.****************** Nathaniel said: “We think Jesus is divine because he never does wrong, he makes no mistakes. His wisdom is extraordinary and his piety superb. He lives day by day in perfect accord with the Father’s will. We believe that he is consistently sinless. Our piety springs from repentance, but his piety springs from righteousness. No sane man would profess to forgive sins, but Jesus forgives sins. He is both meek and fearless.***************************** Thomas said: “The uniqueness of his character and the perfection of his emotional control convince us that he is a combination of humanity and divinity. He responds to human need; suffering never fails to appeal to him. His compassion is aroused alike by physical suffering, mental anguish or spiritual sorrow. He is quick to recognize and acknowledge the presence of faith or any other grace in his brother or sister.************************ Nathaniel said: “Jesus seems to know the thoughts in people’s minds and the longings of their hearts. And he is always sympathetic with our troubled spirits. He strongly loves goodness and equally hates sin. He possesses a superhuman consciousness of the presence of Deity. He prays like a man but performs like a God. He seems to know things before they happen.********************************* Thomas said: “We are constantly impressed by his superhuman knowledge. The Master knows what is going on at remote locations. He also knows the thoughts of his associates. He communicates with celestial personalities. He lives on a spiritual plane much higher than the rest of us.*** Nathaniel said: “Recently the Master does not hesitate to assert his superhumanity. He never denied that he came from the Father. He does not hesitate to refute the religious teachings of today and boldly declare the new gospel. He seems to be so sufficient within himself.**************** Thomas said: “He constantly talks about God as an ever-present association in all that he does. He even declares that he and the Father are one. He said,’Before Abraham was, I AM.’ That suggests that he created the universe. ***************** The name for Jesus’ state of being God/Man is hypostatic union.