Jesus descent to the hells is a great part of His work of redemption. It is the releasing of those who had been trapped for centuries by forces of hell.
Before the Lord was born there was an accumulating darkness that caused a loss of equilibrium
In the post I did before about conjugal love (marriage love) and soul mates Swedenborg said, "Therefore it is provided that conjugal pairs be born and that, under the Lord's auspices, they be continually educated for their marriage, neither the boy nor the girl knowing
There is only one God and that is Jesus the divine human. There can be only one God by the nature of what the divine is. The divine is omnipotent and omnipresent, and there can only be One who has this power and quality. If
The heat and light of the natural sun corresponds to love and wisdom from the spiritual sun. We know the sun provides heat and light without which nothing could live. Suns are the source of all energy and raw material for the entire natural world.
Light corresponds to wisdom. This is often used as a metaphor, but it is an actual truth. They correspond in their image and function - they both shine and illuminate, and are both in union, light with heat and wisdom with love. Light is natural
All lines of meaning lead to the moment of the resurrection. The resurrection bursts like a sun on the timeline of history. It is a universal principle that the moment of union is a transcendent pinnacle of light, passion and perception. The resurrection is the
From the Bible, Luke 8: "But as He went, the multitudes thronged Him. 43 Now a woman, having a flow of blood for twelve years, who had spent all her livelihood on physicians and could not be healed by any, 44 came from behind and touched the border of
Why is it significant to explore deep issues concerning the Lord?
The deeper the conception and love we have for the Lord while here on earth the more wonders and truths will be open to us in heaven. Here is an extraordinary condition Swedenborg relates
"Therefore my people have gone into captivity, Because they have no knowledge; Their honorable men are famished,And their multitude dried up with thirst. Therefore Sheol has enlarged itself. And opened its mouth beyond measure". (Isaiah 5: 13,14)
A time of Loss of equilibrium, otherwise known as
In the Bible the word "Name" doesn't only mean the name of the person, but it refers to the quality of a person's soul, the whole of that person's loves and talents. In the case of God, by the name of - 'Jehovah', the