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Conjunction of the Lord with Angels

Selection from Divine Providence ~ Emanuel Swedenborg All conjunction in the spiritual world is effected by means of looking [*by intent regard].  When any one there is thinking about another from a desire to speak with him, the other immediately … Continue reading

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Only One Fountain of Life

From Heaven and Hell ~ Emanuel Swedenborg Abide in Me and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself except it abide in the vine, no more can ye, except ye abide in Me. I am the … Continue reading

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One True Love, Therefore One True Life

Selections from Arcana Coelestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg The universal heaven is a heaven of love, for there is no other life in the heavens than the life of love. From this is derived all heavenly happiness, which is so great … Continue reading

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The End Determines the Quality of the Affection

Selection from Arcana Coelestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg The genuine affections of truth and of good which are perceived by man are all from a Divine origin, because from the Lord; but on the way, as they descend, they diverge into … Continue reading

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Why Heaven Appears as a Grand Man

From Arcana Coelestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg The Lord, who alone is Man, and from whom angels, spirits, and the inhabitants of earth are called men, does Himself, by His influx into heaven cause the universal heaven to represent and bear … Continue reading

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– No Power Whatever Against Truth

From Arcana Coelestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg “I will send My fear before thee …” (Exodus 23:27) is signified the terror of those who are in the evils of falsity on account of the truths of good. The case herein is this. … Continue reading

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How Angels View Nations

From Arcana Coelestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg In the Most Ancient and in the Ancient Church, the many families which acknowledged one father constituted one nation. But as to “nations” signifying in the internal sense the worships of the church, and … Continue reading

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