Category Archives: Christian

The State of the Church Changed When the Word was Made Flesh

Selection from Sacred Scriptures ~ Emanuel Swedenborg The Lord came into the world to fulfill all things of the Word, and thereby to become Divine Truth or the Word even as to ultimates The Lord came into the world to … Continue reading

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The Divine Human Serves the Divine for Mankind’s Salvation

Selection from Arcana Coelestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg And Jehovah appeared to him in that night, and said, I am the God of Abraham thy father; fear not, for I am with thee, and I will bless thee, and will multiply thy … Continue reading

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The Lord Fully Glorified His Human

Selection from Apocalypse Explained ~ Emanuel Swedenborg Jesus cried with a great voice, saying, If any man thirst, let him come unto Me, and drink.  He that believeth on Me, as the Scripture saith, out of his belly shall flow rivers … Continue reading

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The Confession of the Faith of the Church in General

Selections from Arcana Coelestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg Faith in the understanding or doctrine, which is the first thing of regeneration The complex the truth of doctrine by which the good of life can be attained The church which begins from faith … Continue reading

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Men Who Speak from Themselves

Selection from Arcana Coelestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg That man’s Own is nothing but evil and falsity has been made evident to me from the fact that whatever spirits have at any time said from themselves has been so evil and false … Continue reading

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Those Who Incline to Their ‘Own’

Selection from Arcana Coelestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg And Jehovah God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a help as with him. And Jehovah God formed out of the ground every beast of … Continue reading

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Affections, Both Good and Evil

Selection from Arcana Coelestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg Of every clean beast thou shalt take to thee by sevens the man and his wife; and of the beast that is not clean by twos, the man and his wife.  Genesis 7:2 By “every … Continue reading

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