Monthly Archives: February 2017

How To Be Gifted With Peace and Trust Solely In The Lord

From Arcana Coelestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg If a man would believe as the case really is, namely, that all that is good and true is from the Lord, and all that is evil and false is from hell, he then … Continue reading

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No Truth is Holy Unless It Comes from Good

A Portion of a Passage from Arcana Coelestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg No truth is holy unless it comes from good. A man may utter many truths from the Word, and thus from memory, but if it is not love or … Continue reading

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The Holy Scripture – The One Only Source of the Holiness of the Word

Selections from The Doctrine of the Lord ~ Emanuel Swedenborg [The] universal Holy Scripture has been written solely about the Lord…. The Holy Scripture – is the one only source of the holiness of the Word, and is what is … Continue reading

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When There is No Charity in Worship

Selections from Arcana Coelestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg From faith separated from charity no other worship can come forth; for the internal man is charity, never faith without charity; so that he who is destitute of charity can have no other … Continue reading

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One True Love, Therefore One True Life

Selections from Arcana Coelestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg The universal heaven is a heaven of love, for there is no other life in the heavens than the life of love. From this is derived all heavenly happiness, which is so great … Continue reading

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A Man is Wholly Such as is The Ruling Principle of His Life

Selection from Arcana Coelestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg Every man has something of his own which he loves above all things. This is called that which rules, or if you will, that which reigns universally with him. This is constantly present … Continue reading

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The End Determines the Quality of the Affection

Selection from Arcana Coelestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg The genuine affections of truth and of good which are perceived by man are all from a Divine origin, because from the Lord; but on the way, as they descend, they diverge into … Continue reading

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