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A MESSAGE FOR THE NOW GENERATION

















A
Message for



The
Now Generation



(Words Of Christ from The Urantia Book)



 



Peace on earth and
good will to all men and women!



The spirit of the
Lord God is upon me, for the Lord has anointed me; he has sent me to bring good
news to the meek, to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the
captives, and to set the spiritual prisoners free; to proclaim the year of
God’s favor and the day of our God’s reckoning.



 



I promise that I
will sometime return to this world, but only the eye of the spirit will behold
the Son of Man glorified by the Father and appearing on earth in his own name.
But the times of the reappearing of the Son of Man are known only in the
councils of Paradise; not even the angels of heaven know when this will occur.
However, you should understand, that when this gospel of the kingdom shall have
been proclaimed to all the world for the salvation of all peoples, and when the
fullness of the age has come to pass, the Father will send you another
dispensational bestowal, or else the Son of Man will return to adjudge the age.



 



But you should be
wise regarding the ripening of an age; you should be alert to discern the signs
of the times. When the world has passed through the long winter of
material-mindedness and you discern the coming of the spiritual springtime of a
new dispensation, should you know that the summertime of a new visitation draws
near. And this will be a new beginning out of which the gospel of the kingdom
will go to all the world and this salvation will spread to all peoples. And
when the kingdom shall have come to its full fruition, be assured that the
Father in heaven will not fail to visit you with an enlarged revelation of
truth and an enhanced demonstration of righteousness.



 



You
must cease to think about yourself and your own personal problems while you
prepare to carry the Good News of the gospel to those who sit in darkness. No
longer should you be concerned with what you may obtain from the kingdom but
rather be more concerned about what you can give to those who live in spiritual
poverty. Gird yourself for the battle of a new day, the struggle with spiritual
darkness. It is your faith that saves your souls. Salvation is the gift of God
to all who believe they are his children.



 



There
is but one law to obey — that is the command to go forth proclaiming the good
news concerning the love of the heavenly Father for his children on earth.



So go into all the
world
proclaiming
this gospel
to all nations, to
every man, woman, and child. Liberate spiritual captives,
strengthen those
who are fainthearted and fear-ridden,

proclaim
joy to the socially downtrodden,
comfort
the oppressed, minister to the sick,
and confirm believers in this new faith of
religious freedom, spiritual liberty and eternal salvation.



 



And
I will be with you always, even to the ends of the earth.



And
my peace I leave with you.”






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