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The New Jerusalem and Its Heavenly Doctrine (9)

The New Jerusalem and Its Heavenly Doctrine Emanuel Swedenborg • Doctrinal Series • INTRODUCTION TO THE DOCTRINE (no 9) The doctrine of charity, which is the doctrine of life, was the doctrine itself in the ancient churches. Concerning these churches see in … Continue reading

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Five Precepts Doctrinal Ideas of the Faith and Charity of the New Church

From Conjugial Love ~ Emanuel Swedenborg The doctrinal ideas of the Church which is meant by the ‘New Jerusalem’ are as follows: (1) There is one God, in whom is the Divine Trinity, and He is the Lord Jesus Christ. … Continue reading

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The Word Cannot Be Understood Without Doctrine

From Doctrine of Sacred Scripture ~ Emanuel Swedenborg The Word cannot be understood without doctrine. This is because the Word in the sense of the letter consists exclusively of correspondences, to the end that things spiritual and celestial may be … Continue reading

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