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What must one do in order to be saved?

Only they are saved who love the Father and choose to be molded in His likeness.

From whence do we know the likeness of the Father?

Our Sovereign Lord and Creator Son Michael came to reveal the character of the Father in Himself: He who has seen Him has seen the Father.

Can one who freely chooses to dissimulate himself with the image and spirit of the Father be saved? Can he find survival in the eternal ages who deliberately choses to reject a likeness to the Father? How can ANYTHING dissimilar to the Father enter into Paradise?

Mortal men are free to choose:
1) The Father--truth, beauty, and goodness
2) self--falsehood, hideousness, and wickedness

Christ Michael says: "Deny yourself."

The sad undeniable truth is that some survive and some don't. Some choose that which is true, beautiful, and good, and some don't. We are born sons of God, but we are not compelled to remain that way.

My advise to anyone reading this: The Father has an eternity of wonders, delight, and love waiting for you. Gratefully accept His gift by allowing Him to transform you into His likeness. Behold, He is within you in fragment form to show you the way.


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WHAT MUST ONE DO IN ORDER
TO BE SAVED?

Jesus Christ Michael came to show us the WAY.
He is the WAY.
Hear Him.
Heed Him.
Adore His words.
Study His words.
Obey His words.
Memorize His words.
Transmit to others His words.
Adore His character.
Study His character.
Follow His character.
Adopt His character.
Show unto others His character in you.

Do you love Jesus?
Teach others how they can be saved.


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ARE YOU SAVED?

ARE YOU CERTAIN OF ETERNAL SURVIVAL?

You will know by answering these questions:

1) Do you love that which is good?
2) Do you loathe that which is evil?
3) Do you earnestly seek that which is true?
4) Do you embrace the truth once you have discovered it?
5) Are you poised to renounce and abandon error once you have discovered it?
6) Do you really love God?
7) Do you really love His perfection?
8 ) Would you like to be godly?
9) Are you in love with righreousness?
10) Are you bold when it comes to what is right?
11) Would you really like others to partake of the happiness you have found with God?
12) Is God your obsession, your favorite hobby, your favorite pastime?
13) What MOST occupies your thoughts?
14) What is your MOST preferred subject of conversation?
15) Do you love the light of God?
16) Would you like it if all men could read your thoughts?
17) Do you rejoice that God knows everything about you?
18) Are you aware of any flaw in your character that you know makes you dissimilar to God, and are you prepared and willing to renounce such?
19) Are you thrilled to learn about Jesus of Nazareth / Michael of Nebadon?
20) Would you like to establish a very close relationship between yourself and Jesus Christ Michael?
21) Are you enamored of the Father Who is within you?
22) Are you very careful to be attentive to the voice of your Father Within?
23) Are to resolved to be obedient to the promptings of the voice of Goodness?
24) Do you really love your fellow man?
25) Do you seek to do good to your fellow man at every oppurtunity?
26) Do you trust and rely on power from above to make you as good as you would like to be?
27) Do you at this present moment feel like you are in Heaven?

If you can answer each of the above questions and feel good about your answers, then I will be delighted to accompany you upon the marvelous adventures of the Grand Universe, the Master Universe, and the Infinite Universe!

Welcome to SURVIVAL!


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Jesus speaks:

"The fruits of the divine spirit which are yielded in the lives of spirit-born and God-knowing mortals are:

1) Loving service
2) Unselfish devotion
3) Courageous loyalty
4) Sincere fairness
5) Enlightened honesty
6) Undying hope
7) Confiding trust
8 ) Merciful ministry
9) Unfailing goodness
10) Forgiving tolerance
11) Enduring peace.

If professed believers bear not these fruits of the divine spirit in their lives, they are dead; the Spirit of Truth is not in them; they are useless branches on the living vine, and they soon will be taken away."

(UB p.2054; 193:2)

Our good Father will give the Spirit which produces these fruits to ANYONE who should ask Him and desires to show forth such fruits. See Luke 11:13.


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It takes boldness to SURVIVE.

He who is saved has no fear of looking at himself.


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When it comes to that which is required in order to obtain salvation, in order to be saved, in order to survive in the eternal ages, there is very little to say.

Why is that?

Because it is in the nature of the benign and holy God, our Universal Father, to make His most precious gift of all, eternal survival, accessible to those who know the least.

Who are they who know the least? They are children. And of such are the kingdom of Heaven. Therefore thus God reveals His secrets to His little ones, the babes.

What is there to know about salvation? It is very simply this: We cannot save ourselves. But we can will to be saved. God can do and accomplish all things. Only the perfect can enter into the perfection of Heaven, which is Paradise / Havona. Wheretofore, a child who wills to be perfect and looks to his Father to make him so is saved.

The less you say in the winning of souls, the more effectively will you reach them and bring them into the arms of a loving God. Only "little ones" will be drawn to salutary truths.

"In the multitude of words, there shall not be wanting sin."

(Proverbs 10:19)

"For every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof in the day of judgment."

(Matthew 12:36)


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"As to the chances of mortal survival, let it be made forever clear: All souls of every possible phase of mortal existence will survive provided they manifest willingness to co-operate with their indwelling Adjusters and exhibit a desire to find God and to attain divine perfection, even though these desires be but the first faint flickers of the primitive comprehension of that “true light which lights every man who comes into the world.”"

(UB p.447; 40:5)


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HOW TO BE "BORN AGAIN"

"The dead theory of even the highest religious doctrines is powerless to transform human character or to control mortal behavior. What the world of today needs is the truth which your teacher of old declared: “Not in word only but also in power and in the Holy Spirit.” The seed of theoretical truth is dead, the highest moral concepts without effect, unless and until the divine Spirit breathes upon the forms of truth and quickens the formulas of righteousness.

Those who have received and recognized the indwelling of God have been born of the Spirit. “You are the temple of God, and the spirit of God dwells in you.” It is not enough that this spirit be poured out upon you; the divine Spirit must dominate and control every phase of human experience.

It is the presence of the divine Spirit, the water of life, that prevents the consuming thirst of mortal discontent and that indescribable hunger of the unspiritualized human mind. Spirit-motivated beings “never thirst, for this spiritual water shall be in them a well of satisfaction springing up into life everlasting.” Such divinely watered souls are all but independent of material environment as regards the joys of living and the satisfactions of earthly existence. They are spiritually illuminated and refreshed, morally strengthened and endowed.

"For all those who are led by the spirit of God are the sons of God.""

(UB p.380-381; 34:6)


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HOW TO KNOW YOU ARE LED BY THE SPIRIT

"The Spirit never drives, only leads. If you are a willing learner, if you want to attain spirit levels and reach divine heights, if you sincerely desire to reach the eternal goal, then the divine Spirit will gently and lovingly lead you along the pathway of sonship and spiritual progress. Every step you take must be one of willingness, intelligent and cheerful co-operation. The domination of the Spirit is never tainted with coercion nor compromised by compulsion.

And when such a life of spirit guidance is freely and intelligently accepted, there gradually develops within the human mind a positive consciousness of divine contact and assurance of spirit communion; sooner or later “the Spirit bears witness with your spirit (the Adjuster) that you are a child of God.” Already has your own Thought Adjuster told you of your kinship to God so that the record testifies that the Spirit bears witness “with your spirit,” not to your spirit.

The consciousness of the spirit domination of a human life is presently attended by an increasing exhibition of the characteristics of the Spirit in the life reactions of such a spirit-led mortal, “for the fruits of the spirit are love, joy, peace, long-suffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, and temperance.” Such spirit-guided and divinely illuminated mortals, while they yet tread the lowly paths of toil and in human faithfulness perform the duties of their earthly assignments, have already begun to discern the lights of eternal life as they glimmer on the faraway shores of another world; already have they begun to comprehend the reality of that inspiring and comforting truth, “The kingdom of God is not meat and drink but righteousness, peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit.” And throughout every trial and in the presence of every hardship, spirit-born souls are sustained by that hope which transcends all fear because the love of God is shed abroad in all hearts by the presence of the divine Spirit."

(UB p. 381-382; 34:6)


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The PAST is forgiven.

The FUTURE is safe with God.

All you have is NOW.
All that matters is NOW.
Are you NOW doing as pleases the Father?
Are your ears NOW open to all His counsels?
Is your heart NOW open to receive love?
Are you NOW prepared to distribute love?
Are you prepared NOW to teach others of the way of goodness?
Are you NOW poised to defend the truth?
Are you NOW ready to lay down your life for what is right?
Are you ready right NOW to move on to the Mansion Worlds?
Are you NOW at perfect peace?
Are you NOW one with your Father Within?
Are you NOW earnestly desirous of His perfection?
Do you NOW earnestly aspire toward Paradise?
Are you NOW perfectly resigned to whatever the Father has prepared for you?

Give thanks to the Father for giving you NOW.


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HOW TO INFLUENCE ANOTHER PERSON
UNTO RIGHTEOUSNESS

1) Recognize that this other person has been created by the ministry of the pure GOODNESS of God (the Paradise Trinity), Who has infinite plans of love, joy, and peace in store for that person, and that this person is endowed by the Universal Father with a personality which is absolutely unique and irreplaceable.

2) Realize that there is no such a thing as a person who is not endowed with at least a few good qualities. None are inherently 100% evil. Love and magnify that which is good in others.

3) If all intelligent beings are endowed by a Father Mystery Monitor, make connections between your two Father Fragments. Bow to the Father who dwells within the other, and implore His blessing upon His host.

4) See to it that this other person beholds in you an enamorous relationship with the Father Within, Who doubtlessly gently leads and adjusts the hosting spirit into a demeanor of selfless love, tenderness, charity, and, when necessary, forthright boldness.

5) Where discretion and receptivity to the truth permits, kindly expose your neighboring guest to the delectable truths of that which is real, helpful, infinite, eternal, universal, and perfect. And pray that this person may envisionalize truth, beauty, and goodness.

6) In the event of the other employing their free will in the delectation of that which is not conformable to the perfect goodness of the Father, exercise holy patience, and imagine to yourself the potential of that person eventually joining you in the Paradise Corps of Finaliters, bearing in mind that you once found yourself ensnared in the very same or perhaps worse of faults, from which you have been graciously and gratuitously rescued by the One Who loves you. Always be poised and ready to embrace any such ones who turn from the way of manifest sin to travel along the way which is good and right.

7) If that other person is, in the eyes of the Onmiscient, fixed in his will upon that which he knows to be evil, and wilfully disqualifies himself from eternal survival, definitively and with perfect firmness and determination rejecting conformity with the perfect goodness and holiness of the Paradise Trinity, then rest assured that not all is lost, as the Supreme Being will accumulate all his good qualities (everybody has them), and admirable personal endowments, all to be eventually distributed to others in whom these excellent features will undoubtedly one day become manifest.


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WANTED : TEACHERS

"Religion does need new leaders, spiritual men and women who will dare to depend solely on Jesus and his incomparable teachings. If Christianity persists in neglecting its spiritual mission while it continues to busy itself with social and material problems, the spiritual renaissance must await the coming of these new teachers of Jesus’ religion who will be exclusively devoted to the spiritual regeneration of men. And then will these spirit-born souls quickly supply the leadership and inspiration requisite for the social, moral, economic, and political reorganization of the world."

(UB p.2082; 195:9)

What the world needs now is: Bold teachers of truth.
Which truth?
That which proceeds from reliable sources of truth.
Which sources are these?
They are:
1) The Urantia Book
2) The Bible
3) The Father Within
4) Our Sovereign Creator's Spirit of Truth
5) Our Divine Minister's Holy Spirit

The time is ripe NOW.
We have the MEANS:
We have the Internet.
We have on-line discussion forums.
We have Facebook.
We have a multitude of millions starved for the truth.
We have so many before us trapped in confusion.
And if all else fails, we have what never fails--prayer.

Who will join?
Who has access to certain truth?
Who is humbly docile to the gentle voice of Divinity?
Who is burning with charity?
Who longs to help others in the noblest way?
Who is not afraid and shy of openly proclaiming what is true and right?

The Paradise Trinity is calling YOU to make a difference--
--in the world
--in the lives of many
--in the Grand Universe

The time is NOW


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Identifying with eternal realities means that you are aware of a lasting reality that transcends the physical material reality that we live and breathe in.
Spirit realities can only be had by faith. Simple faith, but if you dont act on the urges that happen as a result of that faith you wont get very far.
What one must do one must decide for himself.
We have many examples in books but we are all unique and unique will be our personal decisions.


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Love God as your Heavenly Father
Love your Brother as yourself. O:)

I had to make it pithy due to carpel tunnel syndrome, but I thinks that covers survival. :smile:


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all will creatures are to experience one true opportunity to make one undoubted, self-conscious, and final choice.


112:5.9 (1233.5) This does not mean that human beings are to enjoy a second opportunity in the face of the rejection of a first, not at all. But it does signify that all will creatures are to experience one true opportunity to make one undoubted, self-conscious, and final choice. The sovereign Judges of the universes will not deprive any being of personality status who has not finally and fully made the eternal choice; the soul of man must and will be given full and ample opportunity to reveal its true intent and real purpose.


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