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Since All Have Been Redeemed, All May Be Saved

Selection from True Christian Religion ~ Emanuel Swedenborg Since all have been redeemed, all may be regenerated — each according to his state. That this may be understood, something must be premised respecting redemption. • The Lord came into the … Continue reading

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Without Spiritual Temptation, No Regeneration

Selection from Arcana Cœlestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg They who have not been instructed about man’s regeneration suppose that a man can be regenerated without temptation; and some that he has been regenerated when he has undergone one temptation. But be … Continue reading

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From Being Natural — To Become Spiritual

Selection from The Divine Providence ~ Emanuel Swedenborg Three Things Must Be Considered It is by means of these two faculties—rationality and liberty—that man is reformed and regenerated by the Lord; and without them he cannot be reformed and regenerated. … Continue reading

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Media of Regeneration

Selection from Arcana Coelestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg When a man is being regenerated, he is kept by the Lord in a kind of mediate good. This good serves for introducing genuine goods and truths; but after these have been introduced, it … Continue reading

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Which Rules and Which Serves

Selection from New Jerusalem Heavenly Doctrine ~ Emanuel Swedenborg Everyone has an internal man and an external man; the internal is what is called the spiritual man, and the external is what is called the natural man, and each is … Continue reading

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Good of Spiritual Life vs Delight of Natural Life

From Arcana Coelestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg They who suffer themselves to be regenerated, act from affection according to the precepts of faith; but they who do not suffer themselves to be regenerated, but only to be reformed, do not act … Continue reading

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Concerning God, The Immortality of the Soul, Regeneration, Baptism and Holy Supper

Selection from Apocalypse Revealed ~ Emanuel Swedenborg Memorable Relation I saw an assembly of spirits, all upon their knees, praying to God to send angels to them, that they might converse with them face to face, and open to them … Continue reading

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