Monthly Archives: October 2017

The Purpose of Creation — The Existence of an Angelic Heaven

Selection from Divine Love and Wisdom ~ Emanuel Swedenborg • All things created by the Lord are uses, and that they are uses in that order, degree, and respect in which they have relation to man, and through man to … Continue reading

Posted in Christian, Church, Emanuel Swedenborg, Spiritual Growth | Tagged ,

What Heaven Is

Selection from Divine Providence ~ Emanuel Swedenborg Looking to what is infinite and eternal in the formation of the angelic heaven — that it may be before the Lord as one man, which is an image of Himself — is the inmost of … Continue reading

Posted in Christian, Church, Emanuel Swedenborg, Spirituality | Tagged , ,

Why The Universe Was Created

From True Christian Religion ~ Emanuel Swedenborg • All things that proceed from the sun of the spiritual world, in the midst of which is Jehovah God, have relation to man. Therefore whatever things come forth in that world conspire … Continue reading

Posted in Christian, Emanuel Swedenborg, Spiritual Growth | Tagged , , ,

How Conjunction of Heaven with the World is Effected by Means of Correspondences

Selection from Heaven and Hell ~ Emanuel Swedenborg How conjunction of heaven with the world is effected by means of correspondences shall also be told in a few words: The Lord’s kingdom is a kingdom of ends, which are uses; … Continue reading

Posted in Christian, Church, Emanuel Swedenborg, Spirituality | Tagged , , ,

Use — The Ends of Creation

Selection from Divine Love and Wisdom ~ Emanuel Swedenborg All uses, which are ends of creation are in forms, which forms they take from substances and matters such as are in lands. All things … as the sun, atmospheres, and lands, are … Continue reading

Posted in Christian, Church, Emanuel Swedenborg | Tagged , , ,

Since All Have Been Redeemed, All May Be Saved

Selection from True Christian Religion ~ Emanuel Swedenborg Since all have been redeemed, all may be regenerated — each according to his state. That this may be understood, something must be premised respecting redemption. • The Lord came into the … Continue reading

Posted in Christian, Church, Emanuel Swedenborg, Spiritual Growth, theology | Tagged , , ,

Man is Known by his Works

Selection from Divine Love and Wisdom ~ Emanuel Swedenborg • As regards love and wisdom: Love is the end Wisdom the instrumental cause Use is the effect [U]se is the complex, containant, and base of wisdom and love; and use … Continue reading

Posted in Christian, Church, Emanuel Swedenborg, Spirituality | Tagged , , , , , ,