Paper 157: At Caesarea Philippi/ /Midwayer Commission

Paper 156          Paper 158

Foundation Map: Aug. 3 to Sept. 23, 29 A.D.

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

Wm. Arnold Stevens and Ernest Dewitt Burton, A Harmony of the Gospels for Historical Study: An Analytical Synopsis of the Four Gospels (New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1904, 1932) Archive.org copy.

Rev. Alfred Edersheim, M.A.Oxon, D.D., Ph.D., The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah (Volume Two) (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.

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.

David Smith, M.A., D.D., The Days of His Flesh: The Earthly Life of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, Eighth Edition, Revised (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1910)

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

George Adam Smith, D.D., LL.D., Litt.D., Atlas of the Historical Geography of the Holy Land (London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1915) Hathi Trust Digital Library copyWikipedia page: Smith.

Walter Russell Bowie, The Master: A Life of Jesus Christ (New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1928) Wikipedia page: Bowie.

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

J. Middleton Murry, Jesus—Man of Genius (New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1926) Wikipedia page: Murry.

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

Introduction

Section 1: The Temple-Tax Collector

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Section 2: At Bethsaida-Julias

p1With the help of a few other Urantia Book readers, your editor put together some quotes on the “signs of the times” and their possible relationship to the two eclipses we have crisscrossing the US over the next seven years on Aug. 21st, 2017 (Jesus birthday) and April 8, 2024 (the day between crucifixion and resurrection).

The research above have also been considered in connection to a document that has become known as the “Unity Treatise.”

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p1discern the signs of the times (176:2.6). See also signs (87:5.14), (90:2.5), (144:7.2), (145:5.6), (146:6.1), (150:3.12), (170:2.10).

Section 3: Peter’s Confession

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p2the affairs of the kingdom phrase is used ten times: (139.1.8), (139:5.5), (140:8.1), (144.6.7), (156:5.18), (157:3.2), (161:2.12), (174:5.4), (176:2.3), (191:0.3). When the Alpheus twins receive their final instructions from Jesus, the outward affairs of the kingdom phrase is used: (181:2.19).

Section 4: The Talk About the Kingdom

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Section 5: The New Concept

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Section 6: The Next Afternoon

p3Urantia 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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Section 7: Andrew’s Conference

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