World Crisis, Urantia Book Has the world crises just begun??
UB p. 1863
Although Jesus referred one phase of the kingdom to the future and did, on many occasions, intimate that such an event might appear as a part of a world crisis.
UB p. 2081
Secularism simply ignores God. More recently, secularism has assumed a more militant attitude, assuming to take the place of the religion whose totalitarian bondage it one time resisted. But Beware: this godless philosophy will lead only to unrest, animosity, unhappiness, war, and worldwide disaster. Complete secularization . . . can lead only to disaster.
UB p. 2086
Christianity unwittingly seems to sponsor a society, which staggers under the guilt of tolerating science without idealism, politics without principles, wealth without work, pleasure without restraint, knowledge without character, power without conscience, and industry without morality.
UB p. 2082
During the first third of the twentieth century, Urantia killed more human beings than were killed during the whole dispensation of the Christian church. And this is only the beginning. . . Still more terrible destruction is yet to come.
War on Urantia will never end so long as nations cling to the illusive notions of unlimited national sovereignty.
UB p. 1087
Institutional religion cannot afford inspiration and provide leadership in this impending, worldwide social reconstruction and economic reorganization because it has unfortunately become more or less of an organic part of the social order and the economic system, which is destined to undergo reconstruction.
UB p. 1088
The religion of living experience finds no difficulty in keeping ahead of all these social developments and economic upheavals, amid which it ever functions as a moral stabilizer, social guide and spiritual pilot.
UB p. 2082
A new and fuller revelation of the religion of Jesus is destined to conquer an empire of materialistic secularism .
lasting social system without morality predicated on spiritual realities can no more be maintained than can a solar system without gravity.
UB p. 597
The bestowal son (Jesus) is the Prince of Peace. On normal worlds this is a dispensation of world-wide peace such salutary influences did not attend the coming of your bestowal Son Urantia is not proceeding in the normal order. Your Master warned his advent would not bring the usual reign of peace He distinctly told them (his disciples) that there would be "wars and rumors of wars," and that "nation would rise against nation."
Compare the above quote to the ones in the New Testament below and notice which part of the
New Testament quote that the Urantia Book author chooses to emphasize by quoting:
For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be famine, pestilences, and earthquakes, in divers places. All these are but the beginnings of sorrows.
And ye shall hear of wars and rumours of wars: see that ye be not troubled: for all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet. Has the world crisis begun? What does it all mean?
At present (April 2001) one-third of all nations (65 out of 185) are at war. At the end of the cold war in 1990 there were only 35. This planet is in the hands of self-serving, unwise, and immature leadership who, as a rule, have little spiritual connection. The world is getting more violent and uncertain. This corrupt world leadership possesses all the political, economic, military, and financial power. It cannot be removed or replaced except by force and defeat. The world cannot evolve smoothly into a peaceful age without a crisis.
This article written by Edmund Joseph Roache
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