The Apocalypse Explained Volume 6 by Emanuel SwedenborgThe Apocalypse Explained Volume 6 by Emanuel Swedenborg

The Apocalypse Explained Volume 6

byEmanuel Swedenborg

Paperback | October 12, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...down. (On this see what is related from things seen and heard in the work on The Last Judgment.) (Continuation.) 2 (ii.) And yet the Lord provides that man may be reformed and saved by those things that he adopts as his religion. In the entire globe where there is any religion, since there must be conjunction, there are two that constitute it, namely, God and man; and there are two things that constitute conjunction, namely, the good of love and the truth of faith; the good of love is from the Lord immediately, the truth of faith is also from God, but mediately. The good of love is that through which God leads man, and the truth of faith is that through which man is led. This is the same as what has been said above. The truth of faith appears to man to be his own, because it is from those things that he acquires as if from himself. Therefore God conjoins Himself to man through the good of love, and man conjoins himself to God as if of himself through the truth of faith. Because the conjunction is such the Lord compares Himself to a bridegroom and husband, and the church to a bride and wife. The Lord flows in continually with an abundance of the good of love, but He cannot be conjoined to man in the fulness of the truth of faith, but only in that which is with man, and this varies; it can be given in greater fulness with those who are where the Word is, and in less fulness with those who are where there is no Word; and yet the fulness varies in both in proportion to their knowledge and their life according to it, and consequently it may be greater with those who have not the Word than with those who have it. 3 The conjunction of God with man and of man with God is taught in the two tables that were written with the finger of God, and...
Title:The Apocalypse Explained Volume 6Format:PaperbackDimensions:202 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.43 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217569811

ISBN - 13:9780217569811

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