The New Emerging Church Part VI: THE CONCEPT OF TRUTH DERIVED FROM LOVE WHICH DISSIPATES UNTRUTH 8.22.2019

“So I went to the angel and asked him to give me the little scroll. He said to me, “Take the scroll and eat it. It will be sour in your stomach, but in your mouth it will be sweet like honey” (Revelation 10:9). In the Book of Revelation, in this verse, the Apostle John is…

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New Emerging Church Part V: Why Emanuel Swedenborg differentiated the Biblical books into those containing a spiritual meaning (The Lord Himself), and those containing a natural meaning (mainly instruction and doctrine)

Emanuel Swedenborg (1688-1772) listed the books that he considers to be the Word of God. He calls them “divinely inspired Biblical canon”. We call them today Books of the Bible rather than biblical canon. Some books of the Bible contain an inner spiritual meaning (is the Lord Himself) and some contain a natural spiritual meaning…

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This is What “The Body of Christ” Looks Like In Heaven

Quote from “Heaven and Hell” #65,  by Emanuel Swedenborg. “Since heaven in its entirety does reflect a single individual, and is, in fact, the divine spiritual person in its greatest form and image, (emphasis mine) Heaven is therefore differentiated into members and parts like a person, And these are given similar names. Angels know what member…

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“Slave And Free Men”, The Spiritual Meaning” 2.15.2017

“And it causes all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark on their right hand, or in their foreheads,”  (Revelation 13:16) For this discussion, I am using the text from the Bible commentary “Apocalypse Explained”, written by Emanuel Swedenborg.  In this Bible commentary, each verse in the Book…

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