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Thread: One Liners from the Urantia Book (OK sometimes two-liners)

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    "There is a vast difference between the evolutionary will-to-believe and the product of enlightened reason, religious insight, and revelation - the will that believes."

    102:3.13 (1122.9)

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    "Will is that manifestation of the human mind which enables the subjective consciousness to express itself objectively and to experience the phenomenon of aspiring to be Godlike."

    130:2.10 (1431.5)


     

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    "[The] qualities of divinity are personally appropriated by universe creatures in the experience of living divinely, and to live divinely means actually to live the will of God."

    106:9.11 (1174.7)

     

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    "The kingdom of heaven is neither a social nor economic order; it is an exclusively spiritual brotherhood of God-knowing individuals. True, such a brotherhood is in itself a new and amazing social phenomenon attended by astounding political and economic repercussions."

    99:3.2 (1088.3)


     

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    "From a practical viewpoint the philosophers of the universe have come to the conclusion that there is no such thing as an end."

    115:3.17 (1263.4)


     

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    "To become mature is to live more intensely in the present, at the same time escaping from the limitations of the present. The plans of maturity, founded on past experience, are coming into being in the present is such manner as to enhance the values of the future."

    118:1.7 (1295.7)
     

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    "The apparent defects of the natural world are not indicative of any such corresponding defects in the character of God."

    4:2.7 (57.4)



     

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    "The local universes are the starting points of true evolution, the spawning grounds of bona fide imperfect personalities endowed with the freewill choice of becoming cocreators of themselves as they are to be."

    116:4.8 (1272.7)
     

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    "Worship is the yardstick which measures the extent of the soul's detachment from the material universe and its simultaneous and secure attachment to the spiritual realities of all creation."

    The Teachings of Jesus, 143:7.6 (1616.8)


     

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    "Always remember that God does not reward man for what he does but for what he is; therefore should you extend help to your fellows without the thought of rewards. Do good without thought of benefit to the self."

    Taoism, 131:8.5 (1452.3)


     

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