Presented by Gabriel of Urantia and Niánn Emerson Chase
to members and guests of Global Community Communications Church at a World-Wide Sunday Service
(Also available in the book, Global Change Teachings for the New Millennium, Series One)
Introduction by Gabriel of Urantia
The title of this teaching is called: “Answers to Planetary Concerns,” and it is about concerns of the citizens of this planet, people just like you and I who struggle to exist, try to raise their children and live a “normal” life, if you can live a normal life today. Everyone tries, but for most people life seems to be dominated by the problems that exist in trying to feed our children, clothe them, and put a roof over our heads. It is not just the concern of the poor in this country; it is of concern to the poor people all over the world.
There are many signs indicating that our planet is in trouble: global warming, extreme weather conditions, the growing gap in the ozone layer, diminishing natural resources but the worst problem on our planet continues to be the religious and political separation that divides people and all nations. The majority of the people of the world believe in God but disagree on the laws of God interpreted by humans. People write laws and say, “Thus sayeth the Lord.” “Thus sayeth, Allah.” “Thus sayeth Jesus.” “Thus sayeth Buddha.” Whoever disagrees with these man-made laws form their own religions and denominations. Our planet has five major religions and thousands upon thousands of religious subgroups, so the unity of the citizens of the planet is at best a compromise of surface compliance. There is no real brotherhood or sisterhood based upon the Fatherhood of God. Read the rest of this entry »