Monthly Archives: August 2016

The Divine, Apart from Space, Fills All Spaces of the Universe

Selection from Divine Love and Wisdom ~ Emanuel Swedenborg Real interior thought does not cause distance, but exterior thought, which acts as one with the sight of the eyes; and for the reason that exterior thought, but not interior, is … Continue reading

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No Pantheism In Conjunction

To him that overcometh will I grant to sit with me in my throne, even as I also overcame, and am set down with my Father in his throne. Rev 3:21 The reason why the Lord says, “To him that … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Spiritual Faith and Mere Natural Faith

Selection from Apocalypse Explained ~ Emanuel Swedenborg There is spiritual faith, and there is faith merely natural. Spiritual faith is wholly from charity, and in its essence is charity. Charity, or love towards the neighbor, is to love truth, sincerity, … Continue reading

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The Seed-Ground of Heaven

From Heaven and Hell ~ Emanuel Swedenborg Anyone who has been taught about Divine order can understand that man was created to become an angel, because in him is the ultimate of order, in which what belongs to heavenly and … Continue reading

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Everyone May See What Kind of Life He has by Searching Out the End Preferred

From Arcana Coelestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg With everyone his end is his love, and it is the love alone that lives. All other objects are only derivations from this, and they all draw their life from the end. Everyone may … Continue reading

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Loving Good and Truth for the Sake of Good and Truth

From Apocalypse Explained ~ Emanuel Swedenborg Loving good and truth for the sake of good and truth is reward, for the reason that the Lord and heaven are in that love Do not ye your alms before men; to be … Continue reading

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Evils Cannot Be Removed Except They Appear

Excerpt from Divine Providence ~ Emanuel Swedenborg Evils cannot be removed unless they appear. This does not mean that man must do evils in order that they may appear, but that he must examine himself, – not his deeds alone … Continue reading

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