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Set 5

Hofmann
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July 4–10, 2022 
Set 5 of the Double Track Annual Reading of The Urantia Book contains Papers 8, 9 and the following two papers from Part IV:

Paper 124
The Later Childhood of Jesus

Paper 125
Jesus at Jerusalem

125:0.1 No incident in all Jesus’ eventful earth career was more engaging, more humanly thrilling, than this, his first remembered visit to Jerusalem. He was especially stimulated by the experience of attending the temple discussions by himself, and it long stood out in his memory as the great event of his later childhood and early youth. This was his first opportunity to enjoy a few days of independent living, the exhilaration of going and coming without restraint and restrictions. ... Read more
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Excerpt from Paper 125: introduction, paragraph 1

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Set 4

Tobin
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July - Set 4 of the Double Track Annual Reading of The Urantia Book contains Papers 6, 7 and the following two papers from Part IV:

Paper 122
Birth and Infancy of Jesus

Paper 123
The Early Childhood of Jesus

123:5.3 At Nazareth the pupils sat on the floor in a semicircle, while their teacher, the chazan, an officer of the synagogue, sat facing them. Beginning with the Book of Leviticus, they passed on to the study of the other books of the law, followed by the study of the Prophets and the Psalms. The Nazareth synagogue possessed a complete copy of the Scriptures in Hebrew. Nothing but the Scriptures was studied prior to the twelfth year. In the summer months the hours for school were greatly shortened. ... Read more
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Excerpt from Paper 123: section 5, paragraph 3

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Set 3

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June - Set 3 of the Double Track Annual Reading of The Urantia Book contains Paper 121 and the following two papers from Part I:

Paper 4
God's Relation to the Universe

Paper 5
God's Relation to the Individual

4:0.1 The Universal Father has an eternal purpose pertaining to the material, intellectual, and spiritual phenomena of the universe of universes, which he is executing throughout all time. God created the universes of his own free and sovereign will, and he created them in accordance with his all-wise and eternal purpose. .Read more
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Excerpt from Paper 4: introduction, paragraph 1

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Set 2

Field
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June - Set 2 of thDouble Track Annual Reading of The Urantia Book contains Paper 120 and the following two papers from Part I:

Paper 2
The Nature of God

The Attributes of God

2:5.1 “God is love”; therefore his only personal attitude towards the affairs of the universe is always a reaction of divine affection. The Father loves us sufficiently to bestow his life upon us. “He makes his sun to rise on the evil and on the good and sends rain on the just and on the unjust.”
2:5.2 It is wrong to think of God as being coaxed into loving his children because of the sacrifices of his Sons or the intercession of his subordinate creatures, “for the Father himself loves you.” ... Read more

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Excerpt from Paper 2: section 5, paragraphs 1 and 2

Set 1

F.E. Church
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June - Set 1 of the Double Track Annual Reading of The Urantia Book contains the Foreword and the following paper from Part I:

Paper 1
The Universal Father

1:0.1 The Universal Father is the God of all creation, the First Source and Center of all things and beings. First think of God as a creator, then as a controller, and lastly as an infinite upholder. The truth about the Universal Father had begun to dawn upon mankind when the prophet said: “You, God, are alone; there is none beside you. You have created the heaven and the heaven of heavens, with all their hosts; you preserve and control them. ... Read more

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Excerpt from Paper 1: introduction, paragraph 1

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Set 52

Curr
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June - Set 52 of the Double Track Annual Reading of The Urantia Book contains Papers 118, 119 and the following paper from Part IV:

Paper 196
The Faith of Jesus

196:1.3  To “follow Jesus” means to personally share his religious faith and to enter into the spirit of the Master’s life of unselfish service for man. One of the most important things in human living is to find out what Jesus believed, to discover his ideals, and to strive for the achievement of his exalted life purpose. Of all human knowledge, that which is of greatest value is to know the religious life of Jesus and how he lived it. ... Read more
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Excerpt from Paper 196: section 1, paragraph 3

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Set 51


May - Set 51 of the Double Track Annual Reading of The Urantia Book contains Papers 115, 116, 117 and the following paper from Part IV: 

Paper 195
After Pentecost

195:1.1
The Hellenization of Christianity started in earnest on that eventful day when the Apostle Paul stood before the council of the Areopagus in Athens and told the Athenians about “the Unknown God.” There, under the shadow of the Acropolis, this Roman citizen proclaimed to these Greeks his version of the new religion which had taken origin in the Jewish land of Galilee. ... Read more
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Excerpt from Paper 195: section 1, paragraph 1

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