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This New Church — The Crown Of All The Churches

Selection from True Christian Religion ~ Emanuel Swedenborg THIS NEW CHURCH IS THE CROWN OF ALL THE CHURCHES THAT HAVE HITHERTO EXISTED ON THE EARTH. There have been, in general, from the beginning, four churches on this earth, one before … Continue reading

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The Universal Principle of Faith

Selection from True Christian Religion ~ Emanuel Swedenborg The faith of the New Heaven and of the New Church in its universal form is as follows: The Lord from eternity, who is Jehovah, came into the world to subjugate the … Continue reading

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The Summaries of Faith

Selection from True Christian Religion ~ Emanuel Swedenborg Man acquires faith by going to the Lord, learning truths from the Word, and living according to them. The Summaries of Faith Faith enters into all parts and each part of a system … Continue reading

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The Inexpressible Power of the Word

Selection from True Christian Religion ~ Emanuel Swedenborg Hardly anyone at this day knows that there is any power in truths; for truth is supposed to be nothing more than a statement uttered by someone in authority, which ought for … Continue reading

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Three Essentials of Love

Selection from True Christian Religion ~ Emanuel Swedenborg It is the essence of Love to love others outside of one self, to desire to be one with them, and to render them blessed from oneself. The essence of God consists of … Continue reading

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The Circles of Things

Selection from True Christian Religion ~ Emanuel Swedenborg The consummation of the age can be illustrated by various things in the natural world, for here each and all things on the earth grow old and decay, but by alternate changes … Continue reading

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