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True charity is the desire to be useful to others with no thought of recompense. Emanuel Swedenborg#Charity 95
Emanuel Swedenborg#Charity 95
And as the Divine that goes forth from the Lord is the good of love and the truth of faith, the angels are angels and are heaven in the measure in which they receive good and truth from the Lord. Emanuel Swedenborg#Faith 62
Emanuel Swedenborg#Faith 62
First of all it must be known who the God of heaven is, since upon that all the other things depend. Emanuel Swedenborg#God 55
Emanuel Swedenborg#God 55
The Divine of the Lord in heaven is love, for the reason that love is receptive of all things of heaven, such as peace, intelligence, wisdom and happiness. Emanuel Swedenborg#Intelligence 50
Emanuel Swedenborg#Intelligence 50
To have dominion by religion, is to have dominion over men's souls, thus over their very spiritual life, and to use the Divine things, which are in their religion, as the means. Emanuel Swedenborg#Religion 49
Emanuel Swedenborg#Religion 49
In heaven there are two distinct loves, love to the Lord and love towards the neighbor, in the inmost or third heaven love to the Lord, in the second or middle heaven love towards the neighbor. Emanuel Swedenborg#Love 43
Emanuel Swedenborg#Love 43
In the spiritual body moreover, man appears such as he is with respect to love and faith, for everyone in the spiritual world is the effigy of his own love, not only as to the face and the body, but also as to the speech and the actions. Emanuel Swedenborg#Faith 29
Emanuel Swedenborg#Faith 29
Without such a Life, the Word as to the letter is dead. Emanuel Swedenborg#Life 26
Emanuel Swedenborg#Life 26
For the spiritual sense of the Word treats everywhere of the spiritual world, that is, of the state of the church in the heavens, as well as in the earth; hence the Word is spiritual and Divine. Emanuel Swedenborg#Uncategorized 25
Emanuel Swedenborg#Uncategorized 25
For in every particular of the Word there is an internal sense which treats of things spiritual and heavenly, not of things natural and worldly, such as are treated of in the sense of the letter. Emanuel Swedenborg#Uncategorized 25
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