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Heavenly Joy’s Source

As man was created to perform uses, and this is to love the neighbor, so all who come into heaven, however many there are, must do uses. All the delight and blessedness of these is according to uses and to … Continue reading

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Three Things That Are The Lord

Selection from Divine Love and Wisdom ~ Emanuel Swedenborg There are in the Lord three things that are the Lord – the Divine of love, the Divine of wisdom, and the Divine of use These three are presented in appearance … Continue reading

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Charity and Good Works (pt. 3)

Selection from True Christian Religion ~ Emanuel Swedenborg Charity and Good Works (pt. 3) v Doctrinal Series v I. THERE ARE THREE UNIVERSAL LOVES: THE LOVE OF HEAVEN, THE LOVE OF THE WORLD, AND THE LOVE OF SELF. These three … Continue reading

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The Universal Law of Correspondences

From Concerning The Divine Wisdom ~ Emanuel Swedenborg All things of the body, both internal and external, are correspondences. What correspondence is has not hitherto been known in the world, for the reason that it has not been known what … Continue reading

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The Delights of the Soul are Imperceptible Beatitudes

Extracts from Conjugial Love and Arcana Cœlestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg There are three things which flow from the Lord into our souls as one. These three as one, or this trine, are love, wisdom, and use. Love and wisdom exist … Continue reading

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Affection First Become Something When In Act

Selection from Divine Love ~ Emanuel Swedenborg There are as many affections as there are uses. • There are many things that bear witness that the Divine love is life itself, and that love therefrom with man is his life. Among … Continue reading

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Why The Universe Was Created

From True Christian Religion ~ Emanuel Swedenborg • All things that proceed from the sun of the spiritual world, in the midst of which is Jehovah God, have relation to man. Therefore whatever things come forth in that world conspire … Continue reading

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