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Such as is a Man’s Love, Such is His Life

Selection from Arcana Cœlestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg And Jehovah said, Behold, the people are one, and they all have one lip, and this is what they begin to do; and now nothing will be withholden from them of all which … Continue reading

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The Essence of Love

Selection from True Christian Religion ~ Emanuel Swedenborg The essence of love is to love others outside itself, to desire to be one with them, and to make them happy from itself. There are two things which make the Essence … Continue reading

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The Angels of God Ascending and Descending

Selection from Arcana Cœlestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg The Communication of Truth which is on the Lowest Place with Truth which is in the Highest And he dreamed, and behold a ladder set up on the earth, and the top of … Continue reading

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The Progression of Truth

Selection from Emanuel Swedenborg’s Spiritual Diary The progression of truth, or faith, from knowledge, to understanding; after that, from understanding to will, and from will to act: from conversation with angels. I spoke with angels about the progression of truth … Continue reading

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Spiritual Sight

Selection from Arcana Cœlestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg Spiritual sight abstracted from such things as are of the world is nothing else than a perception of truth, or of the things of faith; and therefore in the internal sense nothing else … Continue reading

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External Worship Being Merely The Effect

Selection from Arcana Cœlestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg And Abram pitched his tent, and came and dwelt in the oak-groves of Mamre that are in Hebron, and there he built an altar to Jehovah. (Genesis 13:18) And there he built an … Continue reading

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The Connection of Angles with Man

From Last Judgment ~ Emanuel Swedenborg • The human race is the foundation on which heaven is built, because man is the final creation; and what is created last is the foundation of all that precedes. Creation began with the … Continue reading

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