Paper 124: The Later Childhood of Jesus/ /Midwayer Commission

Paper 123          Paper 125

Foundation Map: October 4, 4 B.C. to June 3, 3 B.C.

Matthew Block suggests that the following authors were influential in writing of this Paper and has prepared a parallel chart:

George A. Barton, Ph.D., LL.D., Jesus of Nazareth: A Biography (New York, The Macmillan Company, 1922) Hathi Trust Digital Library copyWikipedia page: Barton.

Dr. William Smith’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volume 3, Marriage to Regem, Revised and Edited by Professor H. B. Hackett, D.D. et al. (Boston: Houghlin, Mifflin and Co., 1870) Wikipedia page: Smith.

Robert Norwood, The Man Who Dared to Be God: A Story of Jesus (New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1929)

David Smith, M.A., D.D., Our Lord’s Earthly Life (New York: George H. Doran Company, 1925)

Rev. Alfred Edersheim, M.A.Oxon, D.D., Ph.D., The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah (Volume One) (New York: Longman, Green, & Co., Eighth Edition, Revised, 1899) Hathi Trust Digital Library copy, V.1Hathi Trust Digital Library copy, V.2.Wikipedia page: Edersheim.

P. Whitwell Wilson, The Christ We Forget: A Life of Our Lord for Men of To-day (New York: Fleming H. Revell Company, 1917) Wikipedia page: Wilson.

For Biblical cross-references for all Sections: click here.


Section 1: Jesus’ Ninth Year (A.D. 3)

p8water See Marjorie Ray’s presentation on water at the 2016 Scientific Symposium held at Urantia Foundation. Watch a video showing the peculiar relationship that your editor has to ice spikes or Halbertcicles, as I like to call them. Here’s one I call “The Spherical Cube”:


Section 2: The Tenth Year (A.D. 4)


Section 3: The Eleventh Year (A.D. 5)


Section 4: The Twelfth Year (A.D. 6)


Section 5: His Thirteenth Year (A.D. 7)

p3Nebadon etymology by Chris Halvorson: “the first (a) nebular (neb-) upland (don) (The local universe level is the local upland relative to the lowlands where mortals begin their ascension careers in the Milky Way spiral nebula.).” “don < O.E., dun = n., down = upland”


Section 6: The Journey to Jerusalem

p1Foundation Map: August 21, 7 B.C. to April 16, 7 B.C.

p7metric conversion: “That evening Joseph, Mary, and Jesus walked 2.4 km to the site of the ancient Jericho . . .”

p15It is time that you began to be about your Father’s business.”: Compare with a similar directive between Evening Stars and Avonal Bestowal Sons. See 37:2.8 “Be about your brother’s business.”

p16Urantia etymology by Chris Halvorson: “specific: Urantia = (y)our heavenly place (i.e., in the cosmos)” “-tia = noun-forming suffix < -t- of L. past participle stem + -ia (cf., -tion and -ion)” “U.B.: “-tia” is indicative of impersonal, while “-ia” is more personal”


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