A Brief Exposition Of The Doctrine Of The New Church, Which Is Meant By The New Jerusalem In The Apocalypse. Transl by Emanuel SwedenborgA Brief Exposition Of The Doctrine Of The New Church, Which Is Meant By The New Jerusalem In The Apocalypse. Transl by Emanuel Swedenborg

A Brief Exposition Of The Doctrine Of The New Church, Which Is Meant By The New Jerusalem In The…

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1818. Excerpt: ... woven with many Paradoxes, which are to be embraced by Faith; and that therefore it's Tenets gain admission into t/ie Memory only, and not into any part of the Understanding above the Memory, but merely into confirmations below it?,,r£..i BRIEF ANALYSIS. 54. The rulers of the church insist, that the understanding is to be kept under obedience to faith, nay that faith) properly speaking, is a faith in what is unknown, which is blind, and only a faith of the night: this is their first para-? 4I0X5 for faith is of truth, and truth is of faith; and truth, before it can become an object of faith, must be seen in its own light and understood; otherwise what is false may be believed as true. The paradoxes flowing from such a, faith are many; as, that God the Father begat a Son from eternity, and that the Holy Spirit proceeds from both,,an4 that each of these three is a person by Himself and a Qod.; that the Lord, both as to His soul and body, was from th$ mother: that the above three persons, consequently three Gods,created the universe; and that one of them descend «d, and assumed human nature, to reconcile the Father, and thus tp save mankind; and that they who hy grace obtain faith, and believe these paradoxes, are saved by the iwpur tation, application, and translation, of His righteousness to themselves; and that man, at his first reception of that faith, is like a statue, a stock, or a stone, and that faith conieth by the mere hearing of the Word; that faith alone with out the works of the law, or entirely independent of charity, is saving; and that it produces the remission of sins without any previous repentance; and that, merely by virtue of such remission of sins, the impenitent are justified, regenerated, and sanctified; and that afterwards ...

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Title:A Brief Exposition Of The Doctrine Of The New Church, Which Is Meant By The New Jerusalem In The…Format:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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