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THE DOCTRINE OF LIFE (pt. 9)

THE DOCTRINE OF LIFE for the NEW JERUSALEM FROM THE TEN COMMANDMENTS Emanuel Swedenborg — Doctrinal Series — (pt. 9) NO ONE CAN FROM HIMSELF DO WHAT IS GOOD THAT IS REALLY GOOD. . . . That hitherto scarcely anyone … Continue reading

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THE DOCTRINE OF LIFE (pt. 4)

THE DOCTRINE OF LIFE for the NEW JERUSALEM FROM THE TEN COMMANDMENTS Emanuel Swedenborg — Doctrinal Series — (pt. 4) ALL RELIGION IS OF THE LIFE, AND THE LIFE OF RELIGION IS TO DO THAT WHICH IS GOOD. In the … Continue reading

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The Uses Through Which Men and Angels Have Wisdom

To love uses is nothing else than to love the neighbor, for use in the spiritual sense is the neighbor. This can be seen from the fact that everyone loves another not because of his face and body, but from … Continue reading

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Evils are to Be Shunned

Selection from Conjugial Love ~ Emanuel Swedenborg The Doctrinal Ideas of The Church which is meant by The ‘New Jerusalem’ (pt. 4) [3 – 4 – 5] Evils are to be shunned as sins, because they are of the devil and … Continue reading

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He is The God of Heaven and Earth

Selection from Conjugial Love ~ Emanuel Swedenborg The Doctrinal Ideas of The Church which is meant by The ‘New Jerusalem’ (pt. 2) [1] There is one God, in whom is the Divine Trinity, and that He is the Lord Jesus Christ … Continue reading

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Brief Sketch of the Doctrinals of the New Church

Selection from Conjugial Love ~ Emanuel Swedenborg The Doctrinal Ideas of The Church which is meant by The ‘New Jerusalem’ (1) There is one God, in whom is the Divine Trinity, and He is the Lord Jesus Christ. (2) Saving faith … Continue reading

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ECCLESIASTICAL and CIVIL GOVERNMENT (pt. 5)

The New Jerusalem and Its Heavenly Doctrine Emanuel Swedenborg • Doctrinal Series • ECCLESIASTICAL and CIVIL GOVERNMENT (pt. 5) With respect to the priests, they ought to teach men the way to heaven, and also to lead them; they ought … Continue reading

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