Monthly Archives: January 2016

Not by Continuity, But by Contiguity

Selection from Divine Love and Wisdom ~ Emanuel Swedenborg ALL THINGS IN THE CREATED UNIVERSE ARE RECIPIENTS OF THE DIVINE LOVE AND THE DIVINE WISDOM OF GOD-MAN. It is well known that each and all things of the universe were … Continue reading

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Two Distinct Things – Acting by Contiguity and Not Continuity

Selection from True Christian Religion ~ Emanuel Swedenborg It is known that when the Apostles had received from the Lord the gift of the Holy Spirit they preached the gospel through a great part of the world, promulgating it both … Continue reading

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A Man’s Life ‘Ordered’ by God

Selection from (True Christian Religion – Additions) ~ Emanuel Swedenborg 1. Love introduces order immediately into the understanding, and by mediate things into the whole of the mind. 2. Man from his heaven rules his world, but under the Lord’s auspices. … Continue reading

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This Do, and Thou Shalt Live

And, behold, a certain lawyer stood up, and tempted him, saying, Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life? 26 He said unto him, What is written in the law? how readest thou? 27 And he answering said, Thou … Continue reading

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It is Known From One’s Life His Belief

Selection from Divine Providence ~ Emanuel Swedenborg Many – especially such as have confirmed themselves in a faith separated from charity – do not know that when they are in evils they are in hell; they do not even know … Continue reading

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The Composition of an Angelic Heaven

From Divine Providence ~ Emanuel Swedenborg An image of the Infinite and Eternal is presented in the angelic heaven. Among the things we need to know about is the angelic heaven; for every one who has any religion thinks about … Continue reading

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The Elevation of Truths and of The Affections of Them, and Their Orderly Arrangement

Selection from Arcana Coelestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg The truths and the affections are elevated when the things of eternal life and of the Lord’s kingdom are set before those which belong to life in the body and to the kingdom … Continue reading

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