Getting one's own sovereignty right internally helps transform things within us and thus in our life. It may or may not change things around us, but it allows us to see what is ours and what is not. Being able to see this is very
In some ways it may seem simple to the reader that there is a marriage of the natural and spiritual, - and so it is - , but what is most simple is also most profound and complex - for it is the most universal.
Swedenborg tells us that the Lord was tempted and assaulted by evil during His whole life. The 40 days the Lord was tempted by the devil in the mountains is symbolic language; in actuality temptations and assault from evil forces took place his whole life.