Paper 170: The Kingdom of Heaven/ /Midwayer Commission

Paper 169          Paper 171

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

Ernest F. Scott, The Kingdom of God in the New Testament (New York: The Macmillan Company, 1931)

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


Section 1: Concepts of the Kingdom of Heaven


Section 2: Jesus’ Concept of the Kingdom


p10signs (87:5.14), (90:2.5), (144:7.2), (145:5.6), (146:6.1), (150:3.12). See also discern the signs of the times  (157:2.1), (176:2.6).

Section 3: In Relation to Righteousness


Section 4: Jesus’ Teaching About the Kingdom

p14-16With 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.”

p14Urantia 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”


Section 5: Later Ideas of the Kingdom

p20: This is the only time the word “inexcusable” is used.


p19kingdom of God is at hand See also 136:2.1.

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