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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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The Love of Uses is Charity

Selection from Apocalypse Explained ~ Emanuel Swedenborg LOVE AND CHARITY The love of uses is charity. In each and all things there are these three: an end, a cause, and an effect. The end is that “from which it originates” … Continue reading

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