Most Christians, Jews, and others do not believe of or realize their own divine nature. If they did, many would not act & think the way they do. We have within us an intelligent pre-personality fragment gift from and of our Universal Father; who resides at the center of all things and gravity on Paradise. The first source and center of everything good. Our Paradise Father loves his children more than any parent could love their own. God our Father IS love. He has gifted us with a Personality containing all the talents and gifts that he needs us to have in order to implement his plans for all eternity. Most of these gifts are latent and only unfold as we increase in love and understanding. It is our decision in our lives as to whether we want to follow his WILL for us or whether we follow our own human will and seek the “Satisfactions of Selfishness”. Our Father has given us free choice as to whether we desire a life after temporal death or not. It is our choice and our Father respects our WILL; and asks that we respect the decisions and choices of others as long as they do not infringe on other people’s rights. Our heavenly Father loves everyone. He wants us to become as perfect as he and has said so. To progress, we need to perfect our selves. In order to meet our Father, personally, on Paradise and receive his embrace, we need to be perfected.
The myriads of planetary systems were all made to be eventually inhabited by many different types of intelligent creatures, beings who could know God, receive the divine affection, and love him in return. The universe of universes is the work of God and the dwelling place of his diverse creatures. “God created the heavens and formed the earth; he established the universe and created this world not in vain; he formed it to be inhabited.” 1:0.2
The enlightened worlds all recognize and worship the Universal Father, the eternal maker and infinite upholder of all creation. The will creatures of universe upon universe have embarked upon the long, long Paradise journey, the fascinating struggle of the eternal adventure of attaining God the Father. The transcendent goal of the children of time is to find the eternal God, to comprehend the divine nature, to recognize the Universal Father. God-knowing creatures have only one supreme ambition, just one consuming desire, and that is to become, as they are in their spheres, like him as he is in his Paradise perfection of personality and in his universal sphere of righteous supremacy.
From the Universal Father who inhabits eternity there has gone forth the supreme mandate, “Be you perfect, even as I am perfect.”
In love and mercy the messengers of Paradise have carried this divine exhortation down through the ages and out through the universes, even to such lowly animal-origin creatures as the human races of Urantia.
This magnificent and universal injunction to strive for the attainment of the perfection of divinity is the first duty, and should be the highest ambition, of all the struggling creature creation of the God of perfection. This possibility of the attainment of divine perfection is the final and certain destiny of all man’s eternal spiritual progress.
Urantia mortals can hardly hope to be perfect in the infinite sense, but it is entirely possible for human beings, starting out as they do on this planet, to attain the supernal and divine goal which the infinite God has set for mortal man; and when they do achieve this destiny, they will, in all that pertains to self-realization and mind attainment, be just as replete in their sphere of divine perfection as God himself is in his sphere of infinity and eternity. Such perfection may not be universal in the material sense, unlimited in intellectual grasp, or final in spiritual experience, but it is final and complete in all finite aspects of divinity of will, perfection of personality motivation, and God-consciousness.
This is the true meaning of that divine command, “Be you perfect, even as I am perfect,” which ever urges mortal man onward and beckons him inward in that long and fascinating struggle for the attainment of higher and higher levels of spiritual values and true universe meanings. This sublime search for the God of universes is the supreme adventure of the inhabitants of all the worlds of time and space.] 1:0.6
“Most people“, however, apparently do not want or look forward to having a life after death, are too busy, unwilling to make the sacrifices to attain it, or are ignorant regarding the “way” and means and desire necessary for salvation, a FAITH.relationship with our God fragment of self, our perfect Spirit also called Thought Adjuster That part of us that knows ALL of our thoughts and is our means for an eternal life by the doing of it’s WILL (righteousness) instead of our inherited power of our human WILL.
…Jesus laid great emphasis upon what he called the two truths of first import in the teachings of the kingdom, and they are: the attainment of salvation by faith, and faith alone, associated with the revolutionary teaching of the attainment of human liberty through the sincere recognition of truth, “You shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free….” 141:7.6
But the minds of greater spiritual illumination should be patient with, and tolerant of, those less endowed intellects that crave symbolism for the mobilization of their feeble spiritual insight. The strong must not look with disdain upon the weak. Those who are God-conscious without symbolism must not deny the grace-ministry of the symbol to those who find it difficult to worship Deity and to revere truth, beauty, and goodness without form and ritual. In prayerful worship, most mortals envision some symbol of the object-goal of their devotions.
So, we know our heavenly Father wants our companionship and loves us enough to give a part of himself to in-dwell our minds to help us build our soul and give us the means, if we so desire, for having a life after death through living FAITH, the believing without seeing or mundane evidence, while seeking righteousness, the doing of HIS WILL.
1 John 4:4 – Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he [our intelligent Thought Adjuster Father fragment] that is IN YOU, than he that is in the world.
ALTHOUGH THE Universal Father is personally resident on Paradise, at the very center of the universes, he is also actually present on the worlds of space IN THE MINDS of his countless children of time, for HE INDWELLS THEM as the Mystery Monitors. The eternal Father is at one and the same time farthest removed from, and most intimately associated with, his planetary mortal sons. 107:0.1
The Adjusters are the actuality of the Father’s love incarnate in the souls of men; they are the veritable promise of man’s eternal career imprisoned WITHIN THE MORTAL MIND; they are the essence of man’s perfected finaliter personality, which he can foretaste in time as he progressively masters the divine technique of achieving the living of the Father’s will, step by step, through the ascension of universe upon universe until he ACTUALLY ATTAINS THE DIVINE PRESENCE of his Paradise Father.
God, having commanded man to be perfect, even as he is perfect, has descended as the Adjuster to become man’s experiential partner in the achievement of the supernal destiny which has been thus ordained. The fragment of God which INDWELLS THE MIND OF MAN is the absolute and unqualified assurance that man can find the Universal Father in association with this divine Adjuster, which came forth from God to find man and SONSHIP HIM EVEN IN THE DAYS OF THE FLESH.
“. . .YOU CAN BE NOURISHED by the eternal word of God, which is indeed the bread of life, and which has been bestowed in the likeness of mortal flesh; and you can be watered in soul by the divine spirit, which is truly the water of life. The Father has sent me into the world TO SHOW HOW HE DESIRES TO INDWELL AND DIRECT ALL MEN; and I have so lived this life in the flesh as to inspire all men likewise ever to seek to know and DO THE WILL OF THE INDWELLING FATHER.” 153:3.2
The Father in heaven will not suffer a single child on earth to perish IF that child has a desire to find the Father AND truly longs to be like him. Our Father even loves the wicked and is always kind to the ungrateful. If more human beings could only know about the goodness of God, they would certainly be led to REPENT of their evil ways and forsake all known sin. All good things come down from the Father of light, in whom there is no variableness neither shadow of changing. The spirit of the true God IS IN MAN’S [MIND]. He intends that ALL men should be brothers. When men begin to feel after God, that is evidence that God has found them, and that they are in quest of knowledge about him. We live in God and GOD DWELLS IN US. 131:10.4