The more we love the Word (and ponder it in our heart) the more our perception is elevated - for love elevates perception, AND the Word is the source of spiritual intelligence. But is takes intense desire to do this - for the dross of
Jesus said, "Let your loins be girded about, and your lights shining, and ye yourselves like unto men that wait for their lord, when he will return from the wedding; that when he cometh and knocketh, they may open unto him immediately. Blessed are
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
Sometimes people get confused as to why Jesus prayed to the Father, so this very significant to understand.
God has always been in the human form; before the incarnation He was called Jehovah. As the Lord said 'We are made in His image', so he is
I walk in the garden of the Lord's grove. I see before me, in the east and midway up in the sky, a sun brighter than any I have ever seen, yet the brighter it is the more inviting and nourishing. It's light does not
A candle symbolizes Christ, specifically his self-giving love and the gifts of life we receive from Him. The candle provides light and warmth as it consumes its own substance, the wax. The wax and wick work in symbiosis, in other words, form
"And he saith unto me, Seal not the sayings of the prophecy of this book: for the time is at hand. He that is unjust, let him be unjust still: and he which is filthy, let him be filthy still: and he that is righteous,
SYMBOLOGY IN THE CHRISTMAS TREE
I have a beautiful Christmas tree in my house, with lights, streamers, ornaments and a star on top. As do so many, I love having a Christmas tree and decorating it.
It is wonderful to contemplate the symbology and correspondences of the
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,
The impact of the imbalance of evil over good in the time before Jesus is demonstrated on Earth in the lives of people in many ways. We will examine several of these. When Paul, Isaiah, John, and Jesus all speak of the light and the