Tag Archives: light

Charity and Good Works (pt. 1)

Selection from True Christian Religion ~ Emanuel Swedenborg CHARITY (OR LOVE TO THE NEIGHBOR)¬†AND GOOD WORKS v Doctrinal Series v Charity and Good Works (pt. 1) Having treated of faith, charity now follows, because faith and charity are conjoined like … Continue reading

Posted in Christian, Church, Emanuel Swedenborg, Spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , , , , ,

Faith (pt. 27)

Selection from True Christian Religion ~ Emanuel Swedenborg (Continued pt. 27) VI. THE LORD, CHARITY, AND FAITH, MAKE ONE, LIKE LIFE, WILL, AND UNDERSTANDING IN MAN; AND IF THEY ARE DIVIDED, EACH PERISHES LIKE A PEARL REDUCED TO POWDER. (2) … Continue reading

Posted in Christian, Church, Emanuel Swedenborg, Religion, Spirituality, theology | Tagged , , , , , , , , ,

Faith (pt. 24)

Selection from True Christian Religion ~ Emanuel Swedenborg (Continued pt. 24) V. FAITH WITHOUT CHARITY IS NOT FAITH, AND CHARITY WITHOUT FAITH IS NOT CHARITY, AND NEITHER HAS LIFE EXCEPT FROM THE LORD. When it is thus known that the … Continue reading

Posted in Christian, Church, Emanuel Swedenborg, Religion, Spirituality, theology | Tagged , , , , , ,

Faith (pt. 23)

Selection from True Christian Religion ~ Emanuel Swedenborg (Continued pt. 23) V. FAITH WITHOUT CHARITY IS NOT FAITH, AND CHARITY WITHOUT FAITH IS NOT CHARITY, AND NEITHER HAS LIFE EXCEPT FROM THE LORD. It has been said above that- faith … Continue reading

Posted in Christian, Church, Emanuel Swedenborg, Religion, Spirituality, theology | Tagged , , , , ,

Faith (pt. 14)

Selection from True Christian Religion ~ Emanuel Swedenborg (Continued pt. 14) An abundance of truths cohering, as in a bundle, exalts and perfects faith (1) The Truths of Faith may be multiplied to Infinity. This is evident from the fact … Continue reading

Posted in Christian, Church, Emanuel Swedenborg, Religion, Spirituality, theology | Tagged , , , , , , ,

Faith (pt. 13)

Selection from True Christian Religion ~ Emanuel Swedenborg (Continued pt. 13) An abundance of truths cohering, as in a bundle, exalts and perfects faith From the conception of faith that prevails at the present day it cannot be seen that … Continue reading

Posted in Christian, Church, Emanuel Swedenborg, Religion, Spirituality, theology | Tagged , , , ,

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

Posted in Christian, Church, Emanuel Swedenborg, Religion, Spirituality | Tagged , , , , ,