Tag Archives: celestial

The Lord as A Householder

Selection from Arcana Cœlestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg There was a certain householder, which planted a vineyard, and hedged it round about, and digged a winepress in it, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and went into a … Continue reading

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The Strong Force of Love

Selection from Arcana Cœlestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg In the Ancient Church, Jehovah was called “God Most High” for the reason that “height” represented and therefore signified what is internal, and thus “the Most High” signified what is inmost. Hence the … Continue reading

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Truth Wishes to be In The Light

Selection from Apocalypse Explained ~ Emanuel Swedenborg About God and about Divine things, which are called in heaven celestial and spiritual, and in the world ecclesiastical and theological, there is thought from light; there is also thought not from light … Continue reading

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The Development of the Mind by Degrees

Selection from  Divine Love and Wisdom ~ Emanuel Swedenborg • These three degrees of height [natural, spiritual, and celestial] are in every man from birth, and can be opened successively; and, as they are opened, man is in the Lord … Continue reading

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Finding Respiration Similar To One’s Own

Selection from Divine Love and Wisdom ~ Emanuel Swedenborg Love, when purified by wisdom in the understanding, becomes spiritual and celestial. Man is born natural, but in the measure in which his understanding is raised into the light of heaven, … Continue reading

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The Origin of Things

Selection from Arcana Coelestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg [T]here are genera and species of all goods, both spiritual and natural, and also of the derivative sensuous and corporeal goods. So many genera are there of spiritual goods, and so many genera … Continue reading

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