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Set 20

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October 18–24,  2021
Set 20 of the Double Track Annual Reading of The Urantia Book contains Papers 40, 41, 42 and the following paper from Part IV:

Paper 148
Training of the Evangelists at Bethsaida

148:0.1 From May 3 to October 3, A.D. 28, Jesus and the apostolic party were in residence at the Zebedee home at Bethsaida. Throughout this five months’ period of the dry season an enormous camp was maintained by the seaside near the Zebedee residence, which had been greatly enlarged to accommodate the growing family of Jesus. This seaside camp, occupied by an ever-changing population of truth seekers, healing candidates, and curiosity devotees, numbered from five hundred to fifteen hundred. ... Read more
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Excerpt from Paper 148: introduction, paragraph 1

Set 19

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Set 19 of thDouble Track Annual Reading of The Urantia Book contains Papers 38, 39 and the following two papers from Part IV:

Paper 146
First Preaching Tour of Galilee

Paper 147
The Interlude Visit to Jerusalem

146:6.2 When Jesus sought to leave Cana and go to Nain, a great multitude of believers and many curious people followed after him. They were bent on beholding miracles and wonders, and they were not to be disappointed. As Jesus and his apostles drew near the gate of the city, they met a funeral procession on its way to the near-by cemetery, carrying the only son of a widowed mother of Nain. ... Read more
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Excerpt from Paper 146: section 6, paragraph 2

Set 18

Nelson
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October - Set 18 of thDouble Track Annual Reading of The Urantia Book contains Papers 36, 37 and the following two papers from Part IV:

Paper 144
At Gilboa and in the Decapolis

Paper 145
Four Eventful Days at Capernaum

144:2.3 “Prayer is the breath of the soul and should lead you to be persistent in your attempt to ascertain the Father’s will. If any one of you has a neighbor, and you go to him at midnight and say: ‘Friend, lend me three loaves, for a friend of mine on a journey has come to see me, and I have nothing to set before him’; ... Read more
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Excerpt from Paper 144: section 2, paragraph 3

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Set 17

Bloch
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October - Set 17 of the Double Track Annual Reading of The Urantia Book contains Papers 33, 34, 35 and the following paper from Part IV:

Paper 143
Going through Samaria

143:5.1 When the Master and the twelve arrived at Jacob’s well, Jesus, being weary from the journey, tarried by the well while Philip took the apostles with him to assist in bringing food and tents from Sychar, for they were disposed to stay in this vicinity for a while. Peter and the Zebedee sons would have remained with Jesus, but he requested that they go with their brethren, saying: “Have no fear for me; these Samaritans will be friendly; ... Read more
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Excerpt from Paper 143: section 5, paragraph 1

Set 16

Providence
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September - Set 16 of the Double Track Annual Reading of The Urantia Book contains Paper 32 and the following two papers from Part IV:

Paper 141
Beginning the Public Work

Paper 142
The Passover at Jerusalem

142:6.1 One evening at the home of Flavius there came to see Jesus one Nicodemus, a wealthy and elderly member of the Jewish Sanhedrin. He had heard much about the teachings of this Galilean, and so he went one afternoon to hear him as he taught in the temple courts. He would have gone often to hear Jesus teach, but he feared to be seen by the people in attendance upon his teaching, ... Read more
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Excerpt from Paper 142: section 6, paragraph 1

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Set 15

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September - Set 15 of thDouble Track Annual Reading of The Urantia Book contains Papers 30, 31 and the following paper from Part IV:

Paper 140
The Ordination of the Twelve

140:0.1 Just before noon on Sunday, January 12, A.D. 27, Jesus called the apostles together for their ordination as public preachers of the gospel of the kingdom. The twelve were expecting to be called almost any day; so this morning they did not go out far from the shore to fish. Several of them were lingering near the shore repairing their nets and tinkering with their fishing paraphernalia. ... Read more
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Excerpt from Paper 140: introduction, paragraph 1

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Set 14

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September - Set 14 of thDouble Track Annual Reading of The Urantia Book contains Papers 28, 29 and the following paper from Part IV:

Paper 139
The Twelve Apostles

139:0.1 It is an eloquent testimony to the charm and righteousness of Jesus’ earth life that, although he repeatedly dashed to pieces the hopes of his apostles and tore to shreds their every ambition for personal exaltation, only one deserted him. ... Read more
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Excerpt from Paper 139: introduction, paragraph 1

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