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

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byEmanuel Swedenborg

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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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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 o...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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