Category Archives: Swedenborgian Quotes

God is

39. 3. Because God is love itself and wisdom itself, he is life itself, or life in itself. The Gospel of John says, The Word was with God, and the Word was God. In it there was life, and that life … Continue reading

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Today’s Service: Church and Community

READINGS: Genesis 28:3 (NIV): May God Almighty bless you and make you fruitful and increase your numbers until you become a community of peoples. John 15:4-5 (NIV): 4 Remain in me, as I also remain in you. No branch can … Continue reading

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Church and Community

The Church is all the cells that comprise what Emmanuel Swedenborg calls “the Universal Human” (or “Grand Man” in some older translations)—the Church on earth as well as in the heavens with God as the head. All the people who … Continue reading

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What is it to be spiritual?

“No one can be regenerated unless he knows the things that compose the new life, that is, spiritual life; for it is that life to which regeneration leads a person. The things that compose the new or spiritual life are the … Continue reading

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Candlemas Service

Sunday, February 4, 2018 Worship Leader: Rev. Bob Opening of God’s Holy Word Leader: This is the day that the Lord has made ALL: Let us rejoice and be glad in it. Lighting the Community Candles: We light the first … Continue reading

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Grace

22. Grace to you and peace, signifies the delight of truth and good. [2] This in particular is what is meant by “grace” in the Word; as in John: And the Word became flesh, and dwelt in us, and we beheld … Continue reading

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Lord of Lords

“To the Lord your God belong the heavens, even the highest heavens, the earth and everything in it. … Circumcise your hearts, therefore, and do not be stiff-necked any longer. For the Lord your God is God of gods and … Continue reading

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