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problem solving. See also challenges; decisions; difficulties; opportunities
fringe of conflict must be traversed 159:3.7(1766;3), 160:1.6(1773;3)
religion sorts, evaluates, and adjusts all problems 196:3.1(2093;6)
technique
best method of solving some problems is to forsake them for a time 143:3.3(1611;1)
first locate difficulty, recognize nature and gravity 160:1.7(1773;4)
Jesus attacked problems just as he found them 126:5.10(1393;7)
Jesus mobilized all powers to solve problems, with patience 127:3.14-15(1400;6)
mind must be free from personal prejudices 160:1.8(1773;5)
prayer is technique for adjustment of problems 196:0.10(2088;5)
use moral power and spiritual energy 156:5.10(1739;5)
value of worshipful meditation in solving problems 160:1.10-12(1774;2), 196:3.1(2093;6)
value of problem solving
augments self-realization 112:2.13(1229;4)
Creators and creatures united by experience of 117:1.6(1279;4)
difficulties must be encountered for growth of soul 154:2.5(1719;1)
more difficult problems allow larger opportunity to acquire experience in solution 116:6.7(1275;7)
validate prayers by facing one's problems 91:9.2-3,7)
worshipful problem solving fosters spiritual growth 100:1.8(1095;3)
Proclamation of Equality
Michael's proclamation of Mother Spirit's equality 33:3.6(369;1)
procrastination
animal trait morontia career eradicates 48:5.8(551;3)
prodigal son
illustrates how loving father can long wait for repentance of erring child 54:4.2(616;1)
parable of 169:1.5-16(1851;3)
profanity. See cursing
early merchant class charged commission for services 69:3.11(774;10)
Jesus detested profiteering 173:1.11(1891;1)
men entitled to fair and legitimate p. 132:5.7(1464;1)
profit motive 71:6sec(805;5)
being displaced in continental nation 72:5.7(813;8)
doomed unless augmented by service motives 71:6.1(805;5)
mighty civilizer augmented by desire to serve 70:3.5(787;5)
must not be taken away until unnecessary 71:6.3(805;7)
self-serving; incompatible with teachings of Jesus 71:6.1-3(805;5)
characterized by increasing freedom 132:3.10(1460;3)
demands development of individuality 48:7.29(557;13)
effected by revelational evolution 196:3.12(2094;11)
evolutionary capacity of universe is inexhaustible 42:11.7(482;5)
factors favoring progress
cold, hunger stimulate invention, resourcefulness 64:1.3(718;5)
ethics is seed and secret of 39:3.7(433;1)
God-consciousness indispensable to 94:6.12(433;1)
incessant activity; effort 102:2.7-9(1120;4), 115:7.2(1266;3)
knowledge and wisdom 65:8.4(739;8)
proper conduct essential to 27:4.2(301;3)
great social or economic change should not be attempted suddenly 71:1.14(801;2), 81:6.40(911;5)
important thing is not the rapidity, but certainty of p. 147:5.7(1653;1)
intolerance everlastingly inimical to 71:3.2(803;2)
made possible by inherent motion 28:6.18(316;5)
man should work to better his earthly estate 148:5.3(1661;5)
material inertia retards dangerous velocities of 118:8.6(1302;3)
mechanical dominance insures stability at expense of 118:8.3(1301;8)
must go forward from where you find yourself 195:10.1(2084;1)
occurs slowly by gradual stages 39:4.12(435;5)
of part and whole 12:7.11(138;6)
of planet depends on age, biologic uplifters, and missions of divine Sons 49:4.7(564;9), 49:5.9(566;4)
p. by evolution, not revolution 66:6.6(750;1), 67:5.1(758;6)
progressing person leaves trail of actualized reality 117:5.6(1286;4)
religion lifts civilization from chaos 70:8.18(793;10)
slow before discovery of printing 81:6.44(912;1)
static conditions indicate decay 71:4.1(804;1)
valueless without growth 100:3.6(1097;3)
watchword of universe 4:1.2(54;5), 9:1.3(99;2)
progress helpers
spiritual midwayers who assist planetary seraphim 77:8.9(865;2)
proletariat. See populace
Prometheus
stole fire from heaven 81:2.5(901;8)
Promised Land. See Palestine
promises. See also duty; oaths; resolutions
ancients mistrusted p. regarding marriage; sought tangible guarantee 83:3.1(923;7)
should be kept 157:1.2(1743;4)
promoters of oratory
thought recorders, celestial artisans 44:4.7(503;7)
proof. See certainty; evidence
prophecies. See also prophets; speculations; visions
Imports of Time are secret of prophecy 28:6.11(315;5)
John the Baptist uttered a prophecy 135:11.3(1507;2)
Melchizedek told Abraham of future occupation of Canaan by his offspring after Egypt 93:6.3(1020;6)
Messianic. See Messiah
of Urantia Papers
greater Gautama may arise to lead India 79:4.8(882;8)
more terrible destruction of secularism is yet to come 195:8.13(2082;5)
social order will not settle down for a millennium 99:1.1(1086;4)
prophetic artists
heavenly reproducers, celestial artisans 44:2.7(501;6)
prophets. See also prophecies
become living 147:8.5(1656;6), 155:6.7(1731;5)
blood of p. required of this perverse generation 166:1.5(1826;2)
celestial artisans portray spirit world to seers 44:2.11(501;10)
desired to behold what 70 evangelists saw 163:6.4(1807;3)
false p. in sheep's clothing 140:3.19(1571;6)
John the Baptist was greatest of old order 136:0.1(1509;1)
killed in Jerusalem 175:1.22-23(1908;6)
new school of 148:1sec(1657;6)
not without honor save in own country 138:0.2(1538;2), 150:9.1(1686;4)
olden p. taught in accordance with light of their day 142:2.2(1597;2)
parable of absent landlord referred to Hebrew p. 173:4sec(1893;5)
presumed to teach without authority 173:2.3(1891;4)
sent by God, killed by religious leaders 175:1.4(1906;1)
spoke of Jesus 175:1.20(1908;4)
work of prophets
denounced and exposed shamanism 90:2.9(988;5)
exalt ideals 101:5.6(1110;6)
taught God's will; proclaimed righteousness and mercy of God 135:5.6(1501;1), 138:8.8(1545;9), 166:1.5(1826;2)
worshiped by primitives 85:6.2(948;2)
propitiation. See also atonement doctrine; sacrifice
attempts to buy off ill luck by bribery 87:6.2(964;1), 89:0.2(974;2)
barbarous, erroneous idea 4:5.4(60;3), 188:4.1(2016;6)
included praise, flattery, even entertainment 89:4.7(978;4)
life rendered miserable by ceremonies of 87:5.8(963;3)
replaced sacrificial rites of avoidance, placation, and exorcism 89:0.2(974;2), 89:4.4(978;1), 90:0.1(986;1)
proportion (sense of). See balance; perspective
proportions. See comparisons
propriety
Jesus' extraordinary sense of 100:7.3(1101;7)
Mary Magdalene became a woman of great circumspection 190:0.5(2029;5)
proselyte
of the gate was uncircumcised, unbaptized Jew 142:4.1(1600;2)
Pharisees encompass land and sea to make one 175:1.13(1907;5)
prosperity. See earning a living; wealth
prostitution. See also sex: urge
at Sepphoris 125:1.2(1378;4)
at temple at Jerusalem 125:1.2(1378;4)
brothel was nefarious place of business 147:5.3(1651;7), 150:2.2(1680;1)
commercialized vice 162:3.4(1793;3)
hair worn down was badge of harlotry 147:5.3(1651;7)
harlots enter kingdom before religious rulers 173:3.2(1893;2)
Hildana's husband forced her into 162:3.4(1793;3)
historically
almost unknown among ancient tribes 69:9.1(780;4), 82:2.2(914;8)
daughter of priest turning to p. burned alive 70:10.14(796;4)
early men's clubs paid for women from other tribes 70:7.5(791;2)
entered into by women found by grooms' mothers not to be virgins 82:4.5(917;8)
temple prostitution
considered sure guard against calamity 87:6.8(965;2)
modification of human sacrifice 89:8.1(982;5)
otherwise-sacrificed maidens earned redemption money from 89:7.4-5(982;3)
Salem missionaries failed to end 95:1.6(1043;1)
Jesus introduced prostitutes to Justus's wife 133:3.6-10(1472;5)
Jesus refused to enter public baths 132:4.5(1461;3), 133:3.6(1472;5)
Nalda lived with a Greek without marriage 143:5.4-5,13)
prodigal son squandered substance with harlots 169:1.12(1852;5)
sex slaves are disgrace 69:5.10(776;8)
women's corps preached in houses of 150:2.2(1680;1)

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