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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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The Food of the Man Who Is To Be Regenerated

Selection from Arcana Coelestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg Before a man can be regenerated he needs to be furnished with all things that may serve as means – with the goods and delights of the affections as means for the will; … Continue reading

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Man is an Organ Receiving Life

From a passage in Apocalypse Revealed ~ Emanuel Swedenborg … you believe that all the things which a man wills and thinks, and thence does and speaks, are in him, and consequently from him; when yet nothing of them is in … Continue reading

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