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About mike

Finding out that the Lord is the Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, the first and the last, and from the human race the angelic heaven would be formed, my entire focus on life changed. The reason for my creation was to perform Divine uses - The Divine Providence looks to eternal ends. My gain, honor or reputation no longer could be the focal point of what drives the engine. One day I will lay aside this material body and will wake up in the spiritual world never to return; there will be a continuation of life, and my ruling love will be what guides me to my final situation. 'Where a tree falls, there will it lay' (Ecc 11:3) We only have a few years in these bodies compared to eternity. What is fossilized on our souls in this short period is important to how we spend eternity. We are not left to blind faith, The Lord has come in His Word to reveal rationally how we can be made 'a vessel of honor, able for the master's use.' I truly hope the post create a thirst. If I can be of service, please do not hesitate to email me. --Mike

There is a God and He is One

Selection from True Christian Religion ~ Emanuel Swedenborg There is a universal influx from God into the souls of men of the truth that- There is a God, and that He is one. That there is an influx from God … Continue reading

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The Faith of The New Heaven and of The New Church in a ‘Particular Form’

Selection from True Christian Religion ~ Emanuel Swedenborg The faith of the New Heaven and of the New Church in a particular form is as follows: Jehovah God is love itself and wisdom itself, or is good itself and truth … Continue reading

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The Faith of The New Heaven and of The New Church in its Universal Form

Selection from True Christian Religion ~ Emanuel Swedenborg The faith of The New Heaven and of The New Church in its universal form is as follows: The Lord from eternity, who is Jehovah, came into the world to subjugate the … Continue reading

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Called the Lord Because He was Jehovah

Selections from Arcana Cœlestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg By the name Lord is meant the Savior of the world, Jesus Christ, and Him only; and He is called “the Lord” without the addition of other names. Throughout the universal heaven He … Continue reading

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When Truth is Received as a Principle and Confirmed

Selection from Arcana Cœlestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg Not to See Any Truth that would Lead to Good Such do those become, especially in the last times, who by ratiocination hatch doctrinal things, and believe nothing unless they first apprehend it; … Continue reading

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They Who are in Falsity are Called the “Blind”

Selection from Arcana Cœlestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg In the Word “blindness” is predicated of those who are in falsity, and also of those who are in ignorance of truth. Both are called the “blind;” but which are meant in any … Continue reading

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The Conjunction of the Infinite with the Human Race

Selection from Arcana Cœlestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg And God said unto Abraham, Thou shalt keep My covenant therefore, thou, and thy seed after thee in their generations.  Genesis 17:9 The subject here treated of is the conjunction of the Lord … Continue reading

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