Index to the Apocalypse Explained of Emanuel Swedenborg Volume 2

Index to the Apocalypse Explained of Emanuel Swedenborg Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1889 edition. Excerpt: ...swearing does not belong to the intemal or spiritual man, and the Lord when He came into the world taught men to be intemal or spiritual, and for that end afterwards abrogated the extemals of the church and opened its in teriials, therefore He also prohibited swearing by God and by the holy things of heaven and the church (n. 6080). eunum, in all the passages of the Old Testament that are referred to in these articles: oimum, Luke i. 73 (n. 608a); Afar. x. 6 (n. 608a). Here are colleeied many things made known by Swedenborg, from things heard and seen in the spiritual world; also a few brief statements concerning himself, and the work that the Lord gave him to do. "Men are enlightened variousl, every one according to the quality of his afieeiion and tile intelligence from it. Those who are in spiritual afleetion for truth are elevated into the light of heaven, so as to perceive the enlightenment. It has been given me to see this, and from it to perceive distinfitly what has come from the Lord and what from angels; what has come from the Lord has been writteh, and what has come from the angels has not been written. It has, moreover, been given me to speak with angels, as man with man, and also to see things that are in the heavens, and that are in the hells. The cause of this has been, that the end of the present church has come, and the beginning of a new church is at hand, which will be the New Jerusalem; and to this church it is to be revealed that the Lord rules the universe, both heaven and the world; also that there is heaven and that there is hell, and what is the quality of each; that men live still as men after death, in heaven those who have been led of the Lord, in hell those who have been led of themselves;...show more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 9781236833570