The Sage of Salem

Audio File        It was 1,973 years before the August 21, 7 B.C. birth of Jesus that Machiventa was bestowed upon the human races of our plane.t Urantia.  His coming was unspectacular when he was consummated near what was to become the city of Salem, in Palestine.  He was first observed by mortal man … Continue reading The Sage of Salem

The Melchizedek Teachings in Rome

Audio File   Having grown out of the earlier religious forms of worship of the family gods into the tribal reverence for Mars, the god of war, it was natural that the later religion of the Latins was more of a political observance than were the intellectual systems of the Greeks and. Brahmans or the … Continue reading The Melchizedek Teachings in Rome

Establishing the Garden of Eden

Audio File   When the Adam and Eve Material Sons, the biologic uplifters, begin their sojourn on an evolutionary world, their place of abode is often called the Garden of Eden because it is characterized by the floral beauty and the botanic grandeur of Edentia, the constellation capital. Van well knew of these customs and … Continue reading Establishing the Garden of Eden

Death of Adam and Eve

Audio File   Not long after the establishment of the second Eden, Adam and Eve were duly informed that their repentance was acceptable, and that, while they were doomed to suffer the fate of the mortals of their world, they should certainly become eligible for admission to the ranks of the sleeping survivors of Urantia. … Continue reading Death of Adam and Eve

Melchizedek’s Covenant with Abraham

Audio File         Abraham envisaged the conquest of all Canaan.  His determination was only weakened by the fact that Melchizedek would not sanction the undertaking.  But Abraham had about decided  to embark upon the enterprise when the thought that he had no son to succeed him as ruler of this proposed kingdom began to … Continue reading Melchizedek’s Covenant with Abraham

The Melchizedek Teachings in the Levant

Audio File   As India gave rise to many of the religions and philosophies of eastern Asia, so the Levant was the homeland of the faiths of the Occidental world. The Salem missionaries spread out all over southwestern Asia, through Palestine, Mesopotamia, Egypt, Iran, and Arabia, everywhere proclaiming the good news of the gospel of … Continue reading The Melchizedek Teachings in the Levant