30:1 The Paradise Classification of Living Beings
30:1.1 Living beings are classified on Paradise in accordance with inherent and attained relationship to the Paradise Deities. During the grand gatherings of the central and superuniverses those present are often grouped in accordance with origin: those of triune origin, or of Trinity attainment; those of dual origin; and those of single origin. It is difficult to interpret the Paradise classification of living beings to the mortal mind, but we are authorized to present the following:
30:1.2 I. TRIUNE-ORIGIN BEINGS. Beings created by all three Paradise Deities, either as such or as the Trinity, together with the Trinitized Corps, which designation refers to all groups of trinitized beings, revealed and unrevealed.
30:1.3 A. The Supreme Spirits.
30:1.4 B. The Stationary Sons of the Trinity.
- 2. Eternals of Days.
- 3. Ancients of Days.
- 5. Recents of Days.
- 6. Unions of Days.
- 10. Universal Censors.
- 3. Havona Natives.
30:1.7 A. The Descending Orders.
- 1. Creator Sons.
- 2. Magisterial Sons.
- 5. The Melchizedeks.
- 6. The Vorondadeks.
- 7. The Lanonandeks.
- 10. Life Carriers.
- 11. Unrevealed Universe Aids.
- 12. Unrevealed Sons of God.
30:1.8 B. The Stationary Orders.
- 1. Abandonters.
- 2. Susatia.
- 3. Univitatia.
- 4. Spironga.
- 5. Unrevealed Dual-origin Beings.
30:1.9 C. The Ascending Orders.
30:1.11 A. The Supreme Spirits.
- 3. The Twelvefold Adjutants of the Havona Circuits.
- 6. The Sevenfold Adjutant Mind-Spirits.
30:1.12 B. The Ascending Orders.
- 4. Evolutionary Cherubim.
- 5. Unrevealed Ascenders.
30:1.13 C. The Family of the Infinite Spirit.
- 3. Census Directors.
- 7. Graduate Guides.
- 8. Havona Servitals.
- 10. Morontia Companions.
- 11. Supernaphim.
- 12. Seconaphim.
- 13. Tertiaphim.
- 14. Omniaphim.
- 15. Seraphim.
- 16. Cherubim and Sanobim.
30:1.14 IV. EVENTUATED TRANSCENDENTAL BEINGS. There is to be found on Paradise a vast host of transcendental beings whose origin is not ordinarily disclosed to the universes of time and space until they are settled in light and life. These Transcendentalers are neither creators nor creatures; they are the eventuated children of divinity, ultimacy, and eternity. These "eventuators" are neither finite nor infinite—they are absonite; and absonity is neither infinity nor absoluteness.
30:1.15 These uncreated noncreators are ever loyal to the Paradise Trinity and obedient to the Ultimate. They are existent on four ultimate levels of personality activity and are functional on the seven levels of the absonite in twelve grand divisions consisting of one thousand major working groups of seven classes each. These eventuated beings include the following orders:
- 3. Other Transcendentalers.
30:1.16 God, as a superperson, eventuates; God, as a person, creates; God, as a preperson, fragments; and such an Adjuster fragment of himself evolves the spirit soul upon the material and mortal mind in accordance with the freewill choosing of the personality which has been bestowed upon such a mortal creature by the parental act of God as a Father.
30:1.17 V. FRAGMENTED ENTITIES OF DEITY. This order of living existence, originating in the Universal Father, is best typified by the Thought Adjusters, though these entities are by no means the only fragmentations of the prepersonal reality of the First Source and Center. The functions of the other-than-Adjuster fragments are manifold and little known. Fusion with an Adjuster or other such fragment constitutes the creature a Father-fused being.
30:1.18 The fragmentations of the premind spirit of the Third Source and Center, though hardly comparable to the Father fragments, should be here recorded. Such entities differ very greatly from Adjusters; they do not as such dwell on Spiritington, nor do they as such traverse the mind-gravity circuits; neither do they indwell mortal creatures during the life in the flesh. They are not prepersonal in the sense that the Adjusters are, but such fragments of premind spirit are bestowed upon certain of the surviving mortals, and fusion therewith constitutes them Spirit-fused mortals in contradistinction to Adjuster-fused mortals.
30:1.19 Still more difficult of description is the individualized spirit of a Creator Son, union with which constitutes the creature a Son-fused mortal. And there are still other fragmentations of Deity.
30:1.20 VI. SUPERPERSONAL BEINGS. There is a vast host of other-than-personal beings of divine origin and of manifold service in the universe of universes. Certain of these beings are resident on the Paradise worlds of the Son; others, like the superpersonal representatives of the Eternal Son, are encountered elsewhere. They are for the most part unmentioned in these narratives, and it would be quite futile to attempt their description to personal creatures.
30:1.21 VII. UNCLASSIFIED AND UNREVEALED ORDERS. During the present universe age it would not be possible to place all beings, personal or otherwise, within classifications pertaining to the present universe age; nor have all such categories been revealed in these narratives; hence numerous orders have been omitted from these lists. Consider the following:
- The Unnamed Reflectivator Liaisons of Majeston.
30:1.22 No especial significance need attach to the listing of these orders together except that none of them appear in the Paradise classification as revealed herein. These are the unclassified few; you have yet to learn of the unrevealed many.
30:1.23 There are spirits: spirit entities, spirit presences, personal spirits, prepersonal spirits, superpersonal spirits, spirit existences, spirit personalities—but neither mortal language nor mortal intellect are adequate. We may however state that there are no personalities of "pure mind"; no entity has personality unless he is endowed with it by God who is spirit. Any mind entity that is not associated with either spiritual or physical energy is not a personality. But in the same sense that there are spirit personalities who have mind there are mind personalities who have spirit. Majeston and his associates are fairly good illustrations of mind-dominated beings, but there are better illustrations of this type of personality unknown to you. There are even whole unrevealed orders of such mind personalities, but they are always spirit associated. Certain other unrevealed creatures are what might be termed mindal- and physical-energy personalities. This type of being is nonresponsive to spirit gravity but is nonetheless a true personality—is within the Father's circuit.
30:1.24 These papers do not—cannot—even begin to exhaust the story of the living creatures, creators, eventuators, and still-otherwise-existent beings who live and worship and serve in the swarming universes of time and in the central universe of eternity. You mortals are persons; hence we can describe beings who are personalized, but how could an absonitized being ever be explained to you?