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What Should Be Understood by the Lord’s ‘Bearing of Iniquities or Sins’

Selection from Arcana Cœlestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg It is well known in the Church that the Lord is said to have ‘borne sins’ on behalf of the human race, yet there is no knowledge of what to understand by ‘bearing … Continue reading

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The Lord — The Essential Prophet

Selections from True Christian Religion ~ Emanuel Swedenborg The Lord was willing to be tempted even to the passion of the cross, because He was the essential Prophet. Prophets formerly signified the doctrine of the church from the Word, and therefore … Continue reading

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