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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 from the fact that everyone loves another not because of his face and body, but from … Continue reading

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THE LOVES OF SELF AND OF THE WORLD (pt. 8)

The New Jerusalem and Its Heavenly Doctrine Emanuel Swedenborg • Doctrinal Series • THE LOVES OF SELF AND OF THE WORLD (pt. 8) The love of dominion also remains with everyone after his life in the world, but to those … Continue reading

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THE LOVES OF SELF AND OF THE WORLD (pt. 7)

The New Jerusalem and Its Heavenly Doctrine Emanuel Swedenborg • Doctrinal Series • THE LOVES OF SELF AND OF THE WORLD (pt. 7) There are two kinds of dominion – one that of love toward the neighbor, the other that … Continue reading

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THE LOVES OF SELF AND OF THE WORLD (pt. 6)

The New Jerusalem and Its Heavenly Doctrine Emanuel Swedenborg • Doctrinal Series • THE LOVES OF SELF AND OF THE WORLD (pt. 6) The love of self is also such, that as far as the reins are relaxed, that is, … Continue reading

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THE LOVES OF SELF AND OF THE WORLD (pt. 5)

The New Jerusalem and Its Heavenly Doctrine Emanuel Swedenborg • Doctrinal Series • THE LOVES OF SELF AND OF THE WORLD (pt. 5) As far as anyone is in heavenly love, which is to love uses and goods, and to … Continue reading

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THE LOVES OF SELF AND OF THE WORLD (pt. 4)

The New Jerusalem and Its Heavenly Doctrine Emanuel Swedenborg • Doctrinal Series • THE LOVES OF SELF AND OF THE WORLD (pt. 4) What the nature of the love of self is, may be evident from a comparison with heavenly … Continue reading

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Charity and Good Works (pt. 11)

Selection from True Christian Religion ~ Emanuel Swedenborg Charity and Good Works (pt. 11) v Doctrinal Series v II. THESE THREE LOVES, WHEN RIGHTLY SUBORDINATED, PERFECT MAN, BUT WHEN NOT RIGHTLY SUBORDINATED, THEY PERVERT AND INVERT HIM. Something shall first … Continue reading

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