Category Archives: Spirituality

Charity and Good Works (pt. 51)

Selection from True Christian Religion ~ Emanuel Swedenborg Charity and Good Works (pt. 51) v Doctrinal Series v XVI. THERE IS SPURIOUS CHARITY, HYPOCRITICAL CHARITY, AND DEAD CHARITY All charity that is not conjoined with faith in one God in … Continue reading

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Charity and Good Works (pt. 50)

Selection from True Christian Religion ~ Emanuel Swedenborg Charity and Good Works (pt. 50) v Doctrinal Series v XVI. THERE IS SPURIOUS CHARITY, HYPOCRITICAL CHARITY, AND DEAD CHARITY There is no genuine, that is, living charity, except that which makes … Continue reading

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Charity and Good Works (pt. 48)

Selection from True Christian Religion ~ Emanuel Swedenborg Charity and Good Works (pt. 48) v Doctrinal Series v XV. A FRIENDSHIP OF LOVE, CONTRACTED WITH A MAN WITHOUT REGARD TO HIS SPIRITUAL QUALITY, IS DETRIMENTAL AFTER DEATH Friendship of love … Continue reading

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Charity and Good Works (pt. 47)

Selection from True Christian Religion ~ Emanuel Swedenborg Charity and Good Works (pt. 47) v Doctrinal Series v XV. A FRIENDSHIP OF LOVE, CONTRACTED WITH A MAN WITHOUT REGARD TO HIS SPIRITUAL QUALITY, IS DETRIMENTAL AFTER DEATH A friendship of … Continue reading

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Charity and Good Works (pt. 46)

Selection from True Christian Religion ~ Emanuel Swedenborg Charity and Good Works (pt. 46) v Doctrinal Series v XIV. WHEN MORAL LIFE IS AT THE SAME TIME SPIRITUAL, IT IS CHARITY Viewing moral life in its essence, it can be … Continue reading

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Charity and Good Works (pt. 45)

Selection from True Christian Religion ~ Emanuel Swedenborg Charity and Good Works (pt. 45) v Doctrinal Series v XIV. WHEN MORAL LIFE IS AT THE SAME TIME SPIRITUAL, IT IS CHARITY Moral life, when it is also spiritual, is a … Continue reading

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Charity and Good Works (pt. 43)

Selection from True Christian Religion ~ Emanuel Swedenborg Charity and Good Works (pt. 43) v Doctrinal Series v XIII. IN THE EXERCISES OF CHARITY MAN DOES NOT PLACE MERIT IN WORKS SO LONG AS HE BELIEVES THAT ALL GOOD IS … Continue reading

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