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THE CHURCH (pt. 4)

The New Jerusalem and Its Heavenly Doctrine Emanuel Swedenborg • Doctrinal Series • THE CHURCH (pt. 4) Everyone with whom the church exists, is saved; but everyone in whom it is not, is condemned. – FROM THE ARCANA COELESTIA – The … Continue reading

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BAPTISM (pt. 4)

The New Jerusalem and Its Heavenly Doctrine Emanuel Swedenborg • Doctrinal Series • BAPTISM (pt. 4) Since everyone who is regenerated also undergoes temptations, which are spiritual combats against evils and falsities, therefore by the water of baptism these also … Continue reading

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TEMPTATION (pt. 1)

The New Jerusalem and Its Heavenly Doctrine Emanuel Swedenborg • Doctrinal Series • TEMPTATION (pt. 1) Those only who are being regenerated, undergo spiritual temptations; for spiritual temptations are pains of mind induced by evil spirits, with those who are … Continue reading

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Material from which ‘Faith of Charity’ can be formed (pt 5)

Selection from The Doctrine of Faith ~ Emanuel Swedenborg Continued (pt 5) … how faith is formed from charity. Every man has a natural mind and a spiritual mind: a natural mind for the world, and a spiritual mind for … Continue reading

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When Good Reduces Truths into Order, Falsities are Removed

From Arcana Coelestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg Before a man by regeneration from the Lord comes to good, and does truth from good, he has very many falsities mixed with truths; for he is introduced by means of truths of faith … Continue reading

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Man’s Regeneration is an Image of the Lord’s Glorification

From Arcana Coelestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg [A]s the Lord glorified His natural, it was different in the beginning from what it was in the progression, and at the end. … For the Lord’s glorification proceeded from truth to the good of … 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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