Monthly Archives: July 2016

One’s ‘LOVE’ is the Whole Man

From Heaven and Hell ~ Emanuel Swedenborg Every man’s ruling affection or love remains with him after death, nor is it rooted out to eternity, since a man’s spirit is wholly what his love is, and what is unknown, the … Continue reading

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Where the Word Is and Where the Word is Not

From Apocalypse Explained ~ Emanuel Swedenborg The Church [is] where the Word is, because the Lord’s Church is in the whole world, but in a special sense where the Word is, and where the Lord is known through the Word. … Continue reading

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For A Church To Exist

Selection from New Jerusalem and Heavenly Doctrine ~ Emanuel Swedenborg What makes heaven in the case of a person, also makes the church. For as love and faith make heaven, so too love and faith make the church. So from … Continue reading

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To Do Good From Obedience is from the Natural Man

From Apocalypse Explained ~ Emanuel Swedenborg Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear My voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with Me.  (Rev … Continue reading

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Marriage Love is Genuine ‘Just to the Extent’ that the Truths are Genuine with which the Good is Conjoined

Selection from Heaven and Hell ~ Emanuel Swedenborg The love of dominion of one over the other entirely takes away marriage love and its heavenly delight, … marriage love and its delight consists in the will of one being that … Continue reading

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Men – Human Forms Receptive of Life

Selection from Apocalypse Explained ~ Emanuel Swedenborg Life regarded in itself, which is God, cannot create another that shall be the only life; for the life that is God is uncreate, continuous, and inseparable; and from this it is that … Continue reading

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The Lord Foresees and Provides

From Arcana Coelestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg The Lord’s Providence is in the veriest singulars of all things, but not according to such an order as man proposes to himself, because things to come are both foreseen and provided; and that … Continue reading

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