Category Archives: Church

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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