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Everyone Becomes Imbued With The End He Has In View

Selection from True Christian Religion ~ Emanuel Swedenborg Actual repentance is to examine oneself, to recognize one’s sins, to confess them before God, and thus to begin a new life. To the Reformed Christian world, this repentance is a very … Continue reading

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Evils Cannot Be Removed Except They Appear

Excerpt from Divine Providence ~ Emanuel Swedenborg Evils cannot be removed unless they appear. This does not mean that man must do evils in order that they may appear, but that he must examine himself, – not his deeds alone … Continue reading

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Doing the Work of Repentance

Selection from Arcana Coelestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg THE DOCTRINE OF CHARITY. He who wishes to be saved must confess his sins and do repentance. To confess sins is to become thoroughly acquainted with evils, to see them in oneself, to … Continue reading

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Truly and Interiorly Repenting

From True Christian Religion ~ Emanuel Swedenborg TRUE REPENTANCE IS EXAMINING NOT ONLY THE ACTIONS OF ONE’S LIFE BUT ALSO THE INTENTIONS OF ONE’S WILL True repentance is examining, not only the actions of one’s life, but also the intentions … Continue reading

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