Monthly Archives: January 2017

The Five Precepts Doctrinal of the Faith and Charity of the New Church

From Conjugial Love ~ Emanuel Swedenborg The doctrinal ideas of the Church which is meant by the ‘New Jerusalem’ are as follows: (1) There is one God, in whom is the Divine Trinity, and He is the Lord Jesus Christ. … Continue reading

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Uses – Simultaneously, One Within the Other

Excerpt from a Memorable Relation ~ Emanuel Swedenborg … the beginning and growth of wisdom … various observations respecting its progress … as that wisdom with the angels has no limit or end, but grows and increases to eternity The Seat of … Continue reading

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The Lord’s New Church in the Heavens and in the Earth

Selection from Apocalypse Revealed ~ Emanuel Swedenborg A woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet (Revelation 12:1) signifies the Lord’s New Church in the heavens, which is the New Heaven, and the Lord’s New Church about to … Continue reading

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To Repent – To Turn Oneself Away ACTUALLY From Evil

Selection taken from Apocalypse Explained ~ Emanuel Swedenborg [M]an’s self it is to be known that it is nothing but evil and falsity therefrom; the voluntary self [proprium voluntarium] is evil, and the intellectual self therefrom [proprium intellectuale] is falsity. … Continue reading

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How the Most Essential Thing of the Church is To Be Understood

Selection from Arcana Coelestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg It is said in the church that from the three who are called “Father, Son, and Holy Spirit,” there comes forth one Divine, which is also called “one God;” and that from the … Continue reading

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Christians in Heart and NOT in Profession Only

Selection from Arcana Coelestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg With those who are in the truth of faith the case is this: No one is admitted into the Lord’s kingdom unless he is in the good of faith, for the good of … Continue reading

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Anxiety on Account of the Deprivation of the Truth and Good

Selection from Arcana Coelestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg Distress of spirit denotes a state near to despair, can be seen from the fact that they who are in a state near to despair are in internal anxiety, and are then actually … Continue reading

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