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PIETY (pt. 4)

The New Jerusalem and Its Heavenly Doctrine Emanuel Swedenborg • Doctrinal Series • PIETY (pt. 4) As to what relates to the renunciation of the world: it is believed by many, that to renounce the world, and to live in … Continue reading

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PIETY (pt. 3)

The New Jerusalem and Its Heavenly Doctrine Emanuel Swedenborg • Doctrinal Series • PIETY (pt. 3) External sanctity is like such piety, and especially consists in this that man places all Divine worship in sanctity when he is in temples; … Continue reading

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PIETY (pt. 2)

The New Jerusalem and Its Heavenly Doctrine Emanuel Swedenborg • Doctrinal Series • PIETY (pt. 2) Piety consists in thinking and speaking piously, in devoting much time to prayers, in behaving humbly at that time, in frequenting temples and harkening … Continue reading

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Reward is Intrinsic Beatitude, which is called Peace, and thence External Joy

From Apocalypse Revealed ~ Emanuel Swedenborg Behold, I come quickly; and My reward is with Me, to give every man according as his work shall be. Rev 22:12  … signifies that the Lord will certainly come, and that He Himself is … Continue reading

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Man Is Not Life, But A Receptacle Of Life From God

From True Christian Religion ~ Emanuel Swedenborg Who does not see, when he is able to think from reason elevated above the sensual things of the body, that life is not creatable? For what is life but the inmost activity … Continue reading

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Because God is Love Itself and Wisdom Itself He is Life Itself, which is Life in Itself.

Selection from True Christian Religion ~ Emanuel Swedenborg The Word was with God, and God was the Word. In Him was life, and the life was the light of men (John 1:1, 4). By “God” here the Divine love is … Continue reading

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