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
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,
Chaplain's poem for Gregory
My friend passed away, oh Mr. Gregory,
his lot fell to a place he didn't want to be.
But he called me brother and I belonged
I called hIm brother and he belonged.
People told me his faults, I saw the good.
People saw my faults but
The Arc of Life, the Innocence of Childhood and the Innocence of Old Age: We begin in God and Return to God
"Because innocence attributes nothing of good to itself, but ascribes all good to the Lord, and because it thus loves to be
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,
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,
From Ephesians in the Bible:“But unto every one of us is given grace according to the measure of the gift of Christ. Wherefore he saith, when he ascended up on high, he led captivity captive, and gave gifts unto men.(Now that he ascended, what is
The People: "We love you! We love you!"
Trump: “Thank you. Don’t say that I’ll start to cry and that wouldn’t be good for my image. You don’t want to see me cry! I’ll start to cry… this happened the other day.”
Friends, be confident, we are
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