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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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No Heaven in Hell, and No Hell in Heaven

The perception of opposites is different from the perception of relatives; for opposites are things without, and are opposed to things within. An opposite has its beginning where one thing wholly ceases to be anything, and another then arises with … Continue reading

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