The Apocalypse Explained According To The Spiritual Sense (volume 2); In Which The Arcana Therein Predicted But Heretofore Concealed Are Revealed by Emanuel Swedenborg

The Apocalypse Explained According To The Spiritual Sense (volume 2); In Which The Arcana Therein…

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.1892 Excerpt: ... "The miserable shall possess the land, and shall be delighted with the multitude of peace Mark the perfect man, and behold the upright, for to that man the latter end is peace" (Psalm xxxvii. 37). "The miserable" mean here those who are in temptations in the world; "the multitude of peace" with which they shall be delighted signifies the delights that follow temptations; for after temptations delights are given by the Lord from the conjunction of good and truth that follows temptation, and consequent conjunction with the Lord. That man has the delight of peace from conjunction of good and truth is meant by " Mark the perfect man, and behold the upright, for to that man the latter end is peace." The perfectness which is to be marked is predicated in the Word of good, and the uprightness which is to be beheld is predicated of truth; the "latter end" means the termination when there is peace. 16. In the same, "The mountains shall bring peace to the people, and the hills In righteousness In His days shall the righteous flourish, and much peace until the moon be no more" (Psalm lxxii. 3, 7). This treats of the Lord's coming and His kingdom; the " mounttains" which shall bring peace to the people, signify love to the Lord; and the "hills in righteousness" signify charity towards the neighbor. (That this is the signification of "mountains " in the Word, see A.C., n. 795, 6435,10438. for the reason that those who are in love to the Lord dwell in heaven upon mountains, and those who are in charity towards the neighbor upon hills there, n. 10438; and Heaven and Hell, n. 188.) This makes clear that "peace" means heavenly joy which is from conjunction with the Lord by love; "in His days shall the righteous flourish" signifies one who is in the good of love; therefore i...

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Title:The Apocalypse Explained According To The Spiritual Sense (volume 2); In Which The Arcana Therein…Format:PaperbackDimensions:216 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.46 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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