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The Lord Rules Both the Good and the Evil

Selection from Arcana Cœlestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg The Word is a medium uniting man with the Lord; and unless there were such a ‘uniting medium,’ heaven could not inflow with man; for without a medium there would be no unition, … Continue reading

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Conscience – The Plane and Receptacle of the Influx of Heaven

Selection from New Jerusalem and It’s Heavenly Doctrine  ~ Emanuel Swedenborg Conscience is formed with man from the religious principle in which he is, according to its reception inwardly in himself. Conscience, with the man of the church, is formed … Continue reading

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From What Source is the Action?

From Arcana Coelestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg What is meant by good and truth natural not spiritual, and good and truth spiritual natural. Good in man is from a twofold source – from what is hereditary and hence additional, and also … Continue reading

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The Forces of Combat – Hope and Trust

From Arcana Coelestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg All temptations appear evil, for the reason that they are interior anxieties and griefs, and as it were damnations; for the man is then let into the state of his evils, consequently among evil … Continue reading

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A New Will Formed – The Conscience

Selection from Arcana Coelestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg And I, behold, I establish my covenant with you, and with your seed after you; (Genesis 9:9) That this signifies the presence of the Lord in charity, is evident from the signification of … Continue reading

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