#PsalmOfTheDay, Psalm 124 #Tunesday: “Nisi quia Dominus”

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Anglican Chant: Psalm 124 (Nisi quia Dominus) — Choir of Norwich Cathedral

Psalm 124, New Living Translation

Psalm 124, Science of Correspondences

2, 4, 5. Rivers in the opposite sense falsities in abundance. R. 409.
By the proud waters here mentioned are understood falsities favoring the love of self and confirming it, also the falsities of doctrine which are from self-derived intelligence.
River—reasonings from them against truths.
By verses 4 and 5 is signified the destruction of spiritual life. E. 518.

#PsalmOfTheDay: Psalm 121

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Psalm 121, New Living Translation

The sun will not harm you by day,

    nor the moon at night.

Psalm 121, Line 6, New Living Translation

Psalm 121, Science of Correspondences

6, By the sun is here understood the love of self, and by the moon the false thence derived. Since all evil is from that love, and from evil what is false, therefore it is said — see verse 7. E. 401.

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#PsalmOfTheDay: Psalm 117

Psalm 117, New Living Translation

Praise the Lord, all you nations.
    Praise him, all you people of the earth.

New Living Translation, Psalm 117, Line 1

Psalm 117, Science of Correspondences

1, 2. Song of praise to the Father by the Lord, that He gave help in temptations. P. P.

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#PsalmOfTheDay: Psalm 115

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Psalm 115, New Living Translation

The heavens belong to the Lord,
    but he has given the earth to all humanity.

Psalm 115, New Living Translation

Psalm 115, Science of Correspondences

Let us remember the short and important life of Anne Frank, during this celebration of Hanukkah. We are here to love and protect the lives of those who are being persecuted, oppressed and killed, whether they match our skin tone, religious background or level of economic status.

#PsalmOfTheDay: Psalm 113 & #Tunesday

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Psalm 113, New Living Translation:

Everywhere—from east to west—
    praise the name of the Lord.

New Living Translation

Psalm 113, Correspondences,

9-the glad mother of sons the church wherein truths are born from good. E. 721.

The Science of Correspondences

#PsalmOfTheDay: Psalm 112

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Psalm 112, New Living Translation

Good comes to those who lend money generously and conduct their business fairly.

Psalm 112, Correspondences

5,6 – By being merciful and lending is described the state of those who are in genuine charity. A. 9174.

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#PsalmOfTheDay: Psalm 108 & Weekend Plans

No church service this weekend. Please join for Swedenborgian Study Group online, if you are so inclined. Being studied is the book, Another Key to the Bible, by Bruce Henderson

Psalm 108, New Living Translation

Science of Correspondence, 108

  1. A tent signifies the holy of truth, and dwelling in tents worship therefrom, therefore the feast of tents was instituted in the Jewish and Israelitic church where that feast is also called Succoth. Succoth involves the quality of the state of the holy in truth from good at that time. A. 4391-92.
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