Category Archives: theology

When Faith is Not Saving

Selection from Apocalypse Explained ~ Emanuel Swedenborg Faith alone can in no way produce any good, that is, that from faith alone no good fruit can come. It is supposed that faith is to believe that the Lord suffered the … Continue reading

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Comprehending God Born Man in the World

Selection from Emanuel Swedenborg’s work Last Judgment (Posthumous) The Last Judgment conducted in the year 1757 in the Spiritual World The Gentiles About the time of the Last Judgment, Christians appeared there in the middle, where they were arranged at … Continue reading

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

Selection from True Christian Religion ~ Emanuel Swedenborg The Lord from eternity, who is Jehovah, came into the world to subjugate the hells and to glorify His Human; and without this no mortal could have been saved; and those are … Continue reading

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The Primary Thing of All Revelation

Selection from Arcana Coelestia¬†~ Emanuel Swedenborg And his brethren saw that their father loved him more than all his brethren; and they hated him, and could not speak for peace unto him. And Joseph dreamed a dream, and he told … Continue reading

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The Divine Trinity (pt 15)

Selection from True Christian Religion ~ Emanuel Swedenborg (Final Installment pt 15) From a Trinity of Persons, each one of whom singly is God, according to the Athanasian creed, many discordant and heterogeneous ideas respecting God have arisen, which are … Continue reading

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The Divine Trinity (pt 14)

Selection from True Christian Religion ~ Emanuel Swedenborg (Continued pt 14) So, too, unless a new heaven and a new church were established by the Lord there could no flesh be saved. It is said in Matthew: Then shall be … Continue reading

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Divine Trinity (pt 13)

Selection from True Christian Religion ~ Emanuel Swedenborg (Continued pt 13) This is the source of that “abomination of desolation, and that tribulation such as has not been nor ever shall be,” which the Lord foretold in Daniel, and in … Continue reading

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