The Lord created and led the first man and the human race. Adam is known as the first man, but it is essential for our understanding to see that he is not a single man but represents the first community of man
From Revelation we learn that reasonings from the Dragon are reasonings from Falsities, and these only have power over falsities - not over us who love God if we will claim it.
From descriptions in Revelation chapter 13, it says the beast appeared like a leopard,
Let us meditate: The Lord is the Potter and we are the vessel.
To the degree we acknowledge the Lord in our heart (worship) His presence is with us, and thus we can be healed and renewed in our heart and mind. We must 'turn to
This is a time that dredges up deep and dark feelings, and also a time of great joy.
Swedenborg, from 'True Christian Religion':
"At the time of the Lord's first coming the hells had increased to such a height as to fill the whole world of spirits,
(This article is the sister to the last post. I have wanted to write this for a long time and since people showed enthusiasm for the last one I did so. I am writing it as concisely as I can again, but I think it
THE PROFOUND PROCESS BY WHICH JESUS MERGED WITH DIVINE TRUTH IN THE GLORIFICATION
In the Glorification process there are two parallel processes by which Jesus Glorified His human body. This is a description of How Jesus became Divine Truth in the Glorification Process. (I previously did
Conatus is a very important function in the universe that profoundly informs both scientific and spiritual operation and their integration. It is a Word coined by Swedenborg. Conatus is essentially a spiritual sphere from the Lord that is in all living, and non-living,
Intelligence is only so if it leads to something good, otherwise it is just cleverness. Love actually contains within it wisdom, so intelligence is only in its genuine state when it is bonded to love or the desire for good. One can have a high
Because of the great use John the Baptist performed Jesus called him 'the greatest man ever born of woman'.
Let us look at the correspondences in John the Baptist. John represents the Word as to the the Lord, and all the particulars of his actions and
The Lord said 'you are either for me or against me'. Our relationship with Him is reciprocal. People have to inwardly choose of their own will to make themself vulnerable and open to receiving God, and some are not willing. People know how to look