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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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Use — The Ends of Creation

Selection from Divine Love and Wisdom ~ Emanuel Swedenborg All uses, which are ends of creation are in forms, which forms they take from substances and matters such as are in lands. All things … as the sun, atmospheres, and lands, are … Continue reading

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Man is Known by his Works

Selection from Divine Love and Wisdom ~ Emanuel Swedenborg • As regards love and wisdom: Love is the end Wisdom the instrumental cause Use is the effect [U]se is the complex, containant, and base of wisdom and love; and use … Continue reading

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Bringing Forth Things that are Useful

Selection from Doctrine of Faith ~ Emanuel Swedenborg From his earliest childhood man has the affection of knowing, which leads him to learn many things that will be of use to him, and many that will be of no use. … Continue reading

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Use is The Neighbor

Selection from Apocalypse Explained ~ Emanuel Swedenborg The uses through which men and angels have wisdom To love uses is nothing else than to love the neighbor, for use in the spiritual sense is the neighbor. This can be seen … Continue reading

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The Church – The Home for Love and Wisdom in Use

Selection from Divine Love and Wisdom ~ Emanuel Swedenborg In the Lord the three degrees of height are infinite and uncreate, but in man the three degrees are finite and created. In the Lord the three degrees of height are … Continue reading

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