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

  1. #501  
    "The God-conscious mortal is certain of salvation; he is unafraid of life; he is honest and consistent. He knows how bravely to endure unavoidable suffering; he is uncomplaining when faced by inescapable hardship."

    156:5.20 (1740.7)



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  2. #502  
    "Liberty is suicidal when divorced from material justice, intellectual fairness, social forbearance, moral duty, and spiritual values. Liberty is nonexistent apart from cosmic reality, and all personality reality is proportional to its divinity relationships."

    54:1.4 (613.6)




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  3. #503  
    "Intelligence may control the mechanism of civilization, wisdom may direct it, but spiritual idealism is the energy which really uplifts and advances human culture from one level of attainment to another."

    81:6.27 (909.8)



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  4. #504  
    "Between you and God there is a tremendous distance (physical space) ... stop and ponder the solemn fact that God ... has in his own way already bridged the gulf. He has sent of himself, his spirit, to live in you."

    2:5.6 (39.5)










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  5. #505  
    "Prayer is indeed a part of religious experience, but it has been wrongly emphasized by modern religions, much to the neglect of the more essential communion of worship. The reflective powers of the mind are deepened and broadened by worship."

    102:4.5 (1123.5)



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  6. #506  
    "Modern man is confronted with the task of making more readjustments of human values in one generation than have been made in two thousand years."

    92:7.14 (1013.9)



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  7. #507  
    "It is a fallacy for any group of religionists to conceive of their creed as The Truth; such attitudes bespeak more of theological arrogance than of certainty of faith."

    92:7.3 (1012.4)



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  8. #508  
    "The world needs more firsthand religion. Even Christianity----- the best of the religions of the twentieth century----- is not only a religion about Jesus, but it is so largely one which men experience secondhand."

    195:9.8 (2083.4)



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  9. #509  
    "The entire organization of high spirits, angelic hosts, and midway fellows is enthusiastically devoted to the furtherance of the Paradise plan for the progressive ascension and perfection attainment
    of evolutionary mortals."

    77:9.12 (867.3)


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  10. #510  
    "It is the business and duty of society to provide the child of nature with a fair and peaceful opportunity to pursue self-maintenance, participate in self-perpetuation, while at the same time enjoying some measure of self-gratification, the sum of all three constituting human happiness."

    70:9.17 (794.12)


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