The Theology of The Urantia Book
by Ruth Burton
A Study of God as Personal
Part C: God the Spirit
References in [brackets]
References in (parentheses) indicate page and paragraph numbers
in the original edition of The Urantia Book.
- God the Spirit
- 1. Introduction: Origin of the Infinite Spirit.
- 2. The God of Action.
- In the creation of Havona
- [8:1.1-2]...dead vaults of space astir
- (91.2,3) Physical and spiritual gravity come into existence
- (91.4-7) ...soil and seeds for grand universe.. ..
- In universe creation [93.4,5,6]
- 3. The many-sided nature of the Infinite Spirit.
- Versatile nature summarized
- [9:0.2, 5] [9:1.1] [8:1.5] [8:2.1] [8:3.5] [9:1.3] [9:1.5-6]
- (99.4) (100.2) (112.3)
- Conjoint Actor for both the Father and the Son
- Becomes Conjoint Creator [8:1.5]
- Is agent for execution of mortal ascension plan [8:3.5]
- Minister for the Fathers love and the Son's mercy
- [8:4.2] [8:2.1] [9:2.2] [8:4.3] [9:1.3] [9:0.3] [8:2.6]
- Infinite Spirit is a true personality
- [8:6.1-2] [8:6.4] [9:3.7]
- Omnipresence is his outstanding attribute
- In the universe of universes [8:5.1] (95.5,6)
- Creative and Holy Spirit limited to [8:5.3]
- Various spirit influences in human mind function as one. (95.1ast-96.3)
- 4. The Universal Manipulator.
- The Spirit is endowed with unique prerogatives of energy manipulation.
- Possesses amazing power of anti-gravity. [9:3.2-3]
- Can slow down energy to point of materialization. (101.5)
- Creates myriad's of power-control creatures throughout universes. (101.7-9)
- 5. Ministry of mind.
- Absolute mind is the mind of the Third Person
- [9:4.2-3] [3:1.7] (102.Sec.4)
- Creator of cosmic mind, the source of human mind [9:5.3] (102.Sec.5)
- Spirit's mind-gravity circuit grasps all intellectual values in universes.
- Mind is the channel of inter-association between matter and spirit.
- 6. Universal reflectivity.
- Enables universe rulers to know about remote conditions--physical,
mental, or spiritual-- instantly, simultaneously with their occurrence.
- Represents the most complex inter-association of all phases of existence
to be found in all creation. (105.2)
- 7. Personalities of the Infinite Spirit.
- Brief classification. [9:8.2-11]
- To us, the Infinite Spirit is represented by the 1/u Creative Spirit.
- The Holy Spirit.
- The living ladder. (107.1ast) Genesis 28:12
Ruth Burton MTR 12/8/65 1/24/66
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