The Urantia Papers
A NEW REVELATION

by a Divine Counselor, et al.

Organization of the Papers

Part I — The Central and Superuniverses
FOREWORD

“Indited by an Orvonton Divine Counselor, Chief of the Corps of Superuniverse Personalities assigned to portray on Urantia the truth concerning the Paradise Deities and the universe of universes.”

PART I
THE CENTRAL AND SUPERUNIVERSES
The universal father and the personalities and universes which comprise the total creation

Papers 1 through 31: “Sponsored by a Uversa Corps of Superuniverse Personalities acting by authority of the Orvonton Ancients of Days.”

“These thirty-one papers depicting the nature of Deity, the reality of Paradise, the organization and working of the central and superuniverses, the personalities of the grand universe, and the high destiny of evolutionary mortals, were sponsored, formulated, and put into English by a high commission consisting of twenty-four Orvonton administrators acting in accordance with a mandate issued by the Ancients of Days of Uversa directing that we should do this on Urantia, 606 of Satania, in Norlatiadek of Nebadon, in the year A.D. 1934.”

Foreword

Divine Counselor

11.  The Eternal Isle of Paradise

Perfector of Wisdom

22.  The Trinitized Sons of God

Mighty Messenger

1.  The Universal Father

Divine Counselor

12.  The Universe of Universes

Perfector of Wisdom

23.  The Solitary Messengers

Divine Counselor

2.  The Nature of God

Divine Counselor

13.  The Sacred Spheres of Paradise

Perfector of Wisdom

24.  Higher Personalities of the Infinite Spirit

Divine Counselor

3.  The Attributes of God

Divine Counselor

14.  The Central and Divine Universe

Perfector of Wisdom

25.  The Messenger Hosts of Space

One High in Authority

4.  God’s Relation to the Universe
Divine Counselor

15.  The Seven Superuniverses

Universal Censor

26.  Ministering Spirits of the Central Universe

Perfector of Wisdom

5.  God’s Relation to the Individual

Divine Counselor

16.  The Seven Master Spirits

Universal Censor

27.  Ministry of the Primary Supernaphim

Perfector of Wisdom

Paper 6.  The Eternal Son

Divine Counselor

17.  The Seven Supreme Spirit Groups

Divine Counselor

28.  Ministering Spirits of the Superuniverses

Mighty Messenger

7.  Relation of the Eternal Son to the Universe

Divine Counselor

18.  The Supreme Trinity Personalities

Divine Counselor

29.  The Universe Power Directors

Universal Censor

8.  The Infinite Spirit

Divine Counselor

19.  The Coordinate Trinity-Origin Beings

Divine Counselor

30.  Personalities of the Grand Universe

Mighty Messenger

9.  Relation of the Infinite Spirit to the Universe

Divine Counselor

20.  The Paradise Sons of God

Perfector of Wisdom

31.  The Corps of the Finality

Divine Counselor
     and One Without Name and Number

10.  The Paradise Trinity

Universal Censor

21.  The Paradise Creator Sons

Perfector of Wisdom

 

Part II — The Local Universe
The Creation of the Son of God who appeared on Urantia as Jesus of Nazareth

Papers 32 through 56: “Sponsored by a Nebadon corps of local universe personalities acting by authority of Gabriel of Salvington.

Paper 56 “on Universal Unity is the twenty-fifth of a series of presentations by various authors, having been sponsored as a group by a commission of Nebadon personalities numbering twelve and acting under the direction of Mantutia Melchizedek. We indited these narratives and put them in the English language, by a technique authorized by our superiors, in the year 1934 of Urantia time.

32.  The Evolution of Local Universes

Mighty Messenger

41.  Physical Aspects of the Local Universe

Archangel

49.  The Inhabited Worlds

Melchizedek

33.  Administration of the Local Universe

Chief of Archangels

42.  Energy - Mind and Matter

Mighty Messenger

50.  The Planetary Princes

Secondary Lanonandek

34.  The Local Universe Mother Spirit

Mighty Messenger

43.  The Constellations

Malavatia Melchizedek

51.  The Planetary Adams

Secondary Lanonandek

35.  The Local Universe Sons of God

Chief of Archangels

44.  The Celestial Artisans

Archangel

52.  Planetary Mortal Epochs

Mighty Messenger

36.  The Life Carriers

Vorondadek Son

45.  The Local System Administration

Melchizedek

53.  The Lucifer Rebellion

Manovandet Melchizedek

37.  Personalities of the Local Universe

Brilliant Evening Star

46.  The Local System Headquarters

Archangel

54.  Problems of the Lucifer Rebellion

Mighty Messenger

38.  Ministering Spirits of the Local Universe

Melchizedek

47.  The Seven Mansion Worlds

Brilliant Evening Star

55.  The Spheres of Light and Life

Mighty Messenger

39.  The Seraphic Hosts

Melchizedek

48.  The Morontia Life

Archangel

56.  Universal Unity

Mighty Messenger
     and Machiventa Melchizedek

40.  The Ascending Sons of God

Mighty Messenger

   

Part III — The History of Urantia
Urantia is the universe name of the planet Earth

Papers 57 through 119: “These papers were sponsored by a Corps of Local Universe Personalities acting by authority of Gabriel of Salvington.”

Paper 119, “depicting the seven bestowals of Christ Michael, is the sixty-third of a series of presentations, sponsored by numerous personalities, narrating the history of Urantia down to the time of Michael's appearance on earth in the likeness of mortal flesh. These papers were authorized by a Nebadon commission of twelve acting under the direction of Mantutia Melchizedek. We indited these narratives and put them in the English language, by a technique authorized by our superiors, in the year A.D. 1935 of Urantia time.”

57.  The Origin of Urantia

Life Carrier

78. The Violet Race After the Days of Adam
Archangel
99. The Social Problems of Religion
Melchizedek

58.  Life Establishment on Urantia

Life Carrier

79. Andite Expansion in the Orient
Archangel
100. Religion in Human Experience
Melchizedek
59. The Marine-life Era on Urantia
Life Carrier
80. Andite Expansion in the Occident
Archangel
101. The Real Nature of Religion
Melchizedek
60. Urantia During the Early Land-Life Era
Life Carrier
81. Development of Modern Civilization
Archangel
102. The Foundations of Religious Faith
Melchizedek
61. The Mammalian Era on Urantia
Life Carrier
82. The Evolution of Marriage
Chief of Seraphim
103. The Reality of Religious Experience
Melchizedek
62. The Dawn Races of Early Man
Life Carrier
83. The Marriage Institution
Chief of Seraphim
104. Growth of the Trinity Concept
Melchizedek
63. The First Human Family
Life Carrier
84. Marriage and Family Life
Chief of Seraphim
105. Deity and Reality
Melchizedek
64. The Evolutionary Races of Color
Life Carrier
85. The Origins of Worship
Brilliant Evening Star
106. Universe Levels of Reality
Melchizedek
65. The Overcontrol of Evolution
Life Carrier
86. Early Evolution of Religion
Brilliant Evening Star
107. Origin and Nature of Thought Adjusters
Solitary Messenger
66. The Planetary Prince of Urantia
Melchizedek
87. The Ghost Cults
Brilliant Evening Star
108. Mission and Ministry of Thought Adjusters
Solitary Messenger
67. The Planetary Rebellion
Melchizedek
88. Fetishes, Charms, and Magic
Brilliant Evening Star
109. Relation of Adjusters to Universe Creatures
Solitary Messenger
68. The Dawn of Civilization
Melchizedek
89. Sin, Sacrifice, and Atonement
Brilliant Evening Star
110. Relation of Adjusters to Individual Mortals
Solitary Messenger
69. Primitive Human Institutions
Melchizedek
90. Shamanism–Medicine Men and Priests
Melchizedek
111. The Adjuster and the Soul
Solitary Messenger
70. The Evolution of Human Government
Melchizedek
91. The Evolution of Prayer
Chief of Midwayers
112. Personality Survival
Solitary Messenger
71. Development of the State
Melchizedek
92. The Later Evolution of Religion
Melchizedek
113. Seraphic Guardians of Destiny
Chief of Seraphim
72. Government on a Neighboring Planet
Melchizedek
93. Machiventa Melchizedek
Melchizedek
114. Seraphic Planetary Government
Chief of Seraphim
73. The Garden of Eden
Solonia
94. The Melchizedek Teachings in the Orient
Melchizedek
115. The Supreme Being
Mighty Messenger
74. Adam and Eve
Solonia
95. The Melchizedek Teachings in the Levant
Melchizedek
116. The Almighty Supreme
Mighty Messenger
75. The Default of Adam and Eve
Solonia
96. Yahweh – God of the Hebrews
Melchizedek
117. God the Supreme
Mighty Messenger
76. The Second Garden
Solonia
97. Evolution of the God Concept among the Hebrews
Melchizedek
118. Supreme and Ultimate Time and Space
Mighty Messenger
77. The Midway Creatures
Archangel
98. The Melchizedek Teachings in the Occident
Melchizedek
119. The Bestowals of Christ Michael
Chief of Evening Stars

Part IV – The Life and Teachings of Jesus
Midwayer Commission
The Son of Man and the Son of God

Papers 120 through 196: “This group of papers was sponsored by a commission of twelve Urantia midwayers acting under the supervision of a Melchizedek revelatory director. The basis of this narrative was supplied by a secondary midwayer who was onetime assigned to the superhuman watchcare of the Apostle Andrew.”

120. The Bestowal of Michael on Urantia

Mantutia Melchizedek

145.  Four Eventful Days at Capernaum

170.  The Kingdom of Heaven

121.  The Times of Michael’s Bestowal

146.  First Preaching Tour of Galilee 171.  On the Way to Jerusalem
122.  Birth and Infancy of Jesus 147.  The Interlude Visit to Jerusalem 172.  Going into Jerusalem
123.  The Early Childhood of Jesus 148.  Training Evangelists at Bethsaida 173.  Monday in Jerusalem
124.  The Later Childhood of Jesus 149.  The Second Preaching Tour 174.  Tuesday Morning in the Temple
125.  Jesus at Jerusalem 150.  The Third Preaching Tour 175.  The Last Temple Discourse
126.  The Two Crucial Years 151.  Tarrying and Teaching by the Seaside 176.  Tuesday Evening on Mount Olivet
127.  The Adolescent Years

152.  Events Leading up to the Capernaum Crisis

177.  Wednesday, The Rest Day
128.  Jesus’ Early Manhood

153.  The Crisis at Capernaum

178.  Last Day at the Camp
129.  The Later Adult Life of Jesus

154.  Last Days at Capernaum

179.  The Last Supper
130.  On the Way to Rome

155.  Fleeing Through Northern Galilee

180.  The Farewell Discourse
131.  The World’s Religions

156.  The Sojourn at Tyre and Sidon

181.  Final Admonitions and Warnings

132.  The Sojourn at Rome 157.  At Caesarea-Philippi 182.  In Gethsemane
133.  The Return from Rome

158.  The Mount of Transfiguration

183.  The Betrayal and Arrest of Jesus

134.  The Transition Years 159.  The Decapolis Tour 184.  Before the Sanhedrin Court
135.  John the Baptist 160.  Rodan of Alexandria 185.  The Trial Before Pilate
136.  Baptism and the Forty Days 161.  Further Discussions with Rodan 186.  Just Before the Crucifixion
137.  Tarrying Time in Galilee 162.  At the Feast of Tabernacles 187.  The Crucifixion
138.  Training the Kingdom’s Messengers 163.  Ordination of the Seventy at Magadan 188.  The Time of the Tomb
139.  The Twelve Apostles 164.  At the Feast of Dedication 189.  The Resurrection
140.  The Ordination of the Twelve 165.  The Perean Mission Begins 190.  Morontia Appearances of Jesus
141.  Beginning the Public Work 166.  Last Visit to Northern Perea 191.  Appearances to the Apostles and Other Leaders
142.  The Passover at Jerusalem 167.  The Visit to Philadelphia 192.  Appearances in Galilee
143.  Going Through Samaria 168.  The Resurrection of Lazarus 193.  Final Appearances and Ascension
144.  At Gilboa and in the Decapolis 169.  Last Teaching at Pella 194.  Bestowal of the Spirit of Truth
    195.  After Pentecost

Paper 196.  The Faith of Jesus