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The New Jerusalem and Its Heavenly Doctrine (9)

The New Jerusalem and Its Heavenly Doctrine Emanuel Swedenborg • Doctrinal Series • INTRODUCTION TO THE DOCTRINE (no 9) The doctrine of charity, which is the doctrine of life, was the doctrine itself in the ancient churches. Concerning these churches see in … Continue reading

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Charity and Good Works (pt. 54)

Selection from True Christian Religion ~ Emanuel Swedenborg Charity and Good Works (pt. 54) v Doctrinal Series v XVII. THE FRIENDSHIP OF LOVE AMONG THE EVIL IS INTESTINE HATRED OF EACH OTHER It has been shown [in the previous articles] … Continue reading

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Charity and Good Works (pt. 9)

Selection from True Christian Religion ~ Emanuel Swedenborg Charity and Good Works (pt.9) v Doctrinal Series v I. THERE ARE THREE UNIVERSAL LOVES: THE LOVE OF HEAVEN, THE LOVE OF THE WORLD, AND THE LOVE OF SELF. (5) The internal … Continue reading

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Why Man Ought To Be In Internal Things

Selection from Arcana Cœlestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg Everyone who reflects is able to know that it is by means of internal things that man has communication with heaven, for the whole heaven is in internal things, and unless a man … Continue reading

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The Nature of the Correspondence Between the Soul and the Body

Selections from Arcana Cœlestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg What is the nature of the correspondence between the soul and the body, or between the things of the spirit which is within man and those of his body which are without him, … Continue reading

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The Church is Both Internal and External

Selection from True Christian Religion ~ Emanuel Swedenborg The Church is the Lord’s, and that from the spiritual marriage, which is that of good and truth, the Lord is called the Bridegroom and Husband, and the Church the bride and … Continue reading

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Gold Is Still Gold, Whether It Flashes Before The Fire Or Has Its Surface Blackened By The Smoke

Selection from True Christian Religion ~ Emanuel Swedenborg In every created thing in the world, whether living or dead, there is an internal and an external; one never exists without the other, as there is no effect without a cause; … Continue reading

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