Tag Archives: enlightenment

God Opens the Eyes

Selection from Arcana Coelestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg It is said that “God opens the eyes” when He opens the interior sight or understanding; which is effected by an influx into man’s rational, or rather into the spiritual of his rational. … Continue reading

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The Nature of Revelation

Selection from Arcana Cœlestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg By “revelation” is meant enlightenment when the Word is read, and perception then – For they who are in good and long for truth are taught in this way from the Word but … Continue reading

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Enlightenment from the Lord

Selection from Doctrine of the Sacred Scriptures ~ Emanuel Swedenborg Genuine truth, which is to be the source of doctrine, is manifest in the sense of the letter of the Word only to those who are enlightened by the Lord. … Continue reading

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Reading the Word with Enlightenment

Selection from Apocalypse Explained ~ Emanuel Swedenborg It is an invariable truth that no one can understand the Word without doctrine; for he may be led away into any errors to which he may be inclined from some love, or to … Continue reading

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