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THE DOCTRINE OF LIFE (pt. 50)

THE DOCTRINE OF LIFE for the NEW JERUSALEM FROM THE TEN COMMANDMENTS Emanuel Swedenborg — Doctrinal Series — (pt. 50) IN PROPORTION AS ANYONE SHUNS EVILS AS SINS, IN THE SAME PROPORTION HE HAS FAITH, AND IS SPIRITUAL. Spiritual faith … Continue reading

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THE DOCTRINE OF LIFE (pt. 24)

THE DOCTRINE OF LIFE for the NEW JERUSALEM FROM THE TEN COMMANDMENTS Emanuel Swedenborg — Doctrinal Series — (pt. 24) IN PROPORTION AS A MAN SHUNS EVILS AS SINS, IN THE SAME PROPORTION HE DOES GOODS, NOT FROM HIMSELF BUT … Continue reading

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In The Delight of Knowing Spiritual Truths

Those who are in the delight [of knowing spiritual truths], and especially … those who are in the true affection of truth for the sake of truth, that is, who love truth because it is true …  whatever is loved … Continue reading

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Three Things That Are The Lord

Selection from Divine Love and Wisdom ~ Emanuel Swedenborg There are in the Lord three things that are the Lord – the Divine of love, the Divine of wisdom, and the Divine of use These three are presented in appearance … Continue reading

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Accommodation of the Infinite to the Finite

Selection from Arcana Coelestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg . . . between Divine good and Divine truth there is this distinction: that Divine good is in the Lord, and Divine truth is from the Lord. It is as with the fire … Continue reading

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Accommodated to Reception

Selection from Arcana Coelestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg That was the true Light, which lighteth every man that cometh into the world. (John 1:9) And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather … Continue reading

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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

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