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The Faith of The New Heaven and of The New Church in a ‘Particular Form’

Selection from True Christian Religion ~ Emanuel Swedenborg The faith of the New Heaven and of the New Church in a particular form is as follows: Jehovah God is love itself and wisdom itself, or is good itself and truth … Continue reading

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No One Saved By Divine Mercy Apart From Means

Selection from Heaven and Hell ~ Emanuel Swedenborg Those that have not been instructed about heaven and the way to heaven, and about the life of heaven in man, suppose that being received into heaven is a mere matter of … Continue reading

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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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Since All Have Been Redeemed, All May Be Saved

Selection from True Christian Religion ~ Emanuel Swedenborg Since all have been redeemed, all may be regenerated — each according to his state. That this may be understood, something must be premised respecting redemption. • The Lord came into the … Continue reading

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Some Things Respecting the Successive States of Those Who have Confirmed Themselves in Falsities of Doctrine from the Word, and Especially Those Who have done This in Support of Justification by Faith Alone

Selection from True Christian Religion ~ Emanuel Swedenborg (i.) After death and when they are reviving in spirit, which usually takes place on the third day after the heart has ceased to beat, they seem to themselves to be in … Continue reading

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What is Heaven? — What is Hell?

From Arcana Coelestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg And Jesus answered him, The first of all the commandments is, Hear, O Israel; The Lord our God is one Lord:  And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and … Continue reading

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From Use, In Use, and For Use

From Apocalypse Explained ~ Emanuel Swedenborg The Lord’s Omnipresence and Omniscience can be Comprehended The omnipresence and omniscience of the Lord can be comprehended also from the creation of the universe; for the universe was so created by Him that … Continue reading

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