Monthly Archives: April 2010

A chariot in the Bible is not a chariot!

Because Holy Scripture describes ancient battles and warfare, chariots are often mentioned. But according to scientist/theologian Emanuel Swedenborg, the driver, the horses and the chariot all refer to—and symbolize—qualities of the human mind and spirit! Say what?!!! Swedenborg claimed that … Continue reading

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Spiritual Technology

The human brain is often compared to a computer. Yet as much as the computer has improved over the years it still cannot match the complexity of the human brain. While computer technology is jumping by leaps and bounds, can … Continue reading

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Love and thought are non-physical substances

Scientist/theologian Emanuel Swedenborg provides the best rational evidence that love (human affection) and human thought are real substances and forms. However, these substances and forms are not bound by space and time. In fact, Swedenborg called love and thought (ideas) … Continue reading

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The Great Swedenborgian Debate!

Once upon a time a denomination of the Swedenborgian Church hosted a debate between two Swedenborgian experts on various spiritual topics. The first panelist had suggested that hell was eternal, that the human will was totally corrupt and the kingdom … Continue reading

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God’s love needs to be fixed!

I am not trying to suggest that God’s love is somehow flawed and needs to be corrected. I am writing this blog post because I have drawn fire from some readers who disagree with my statement that the human will … Continue reading

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Gary and his Guardian Angel

Once upon a time there lived a guy named Gary. Gary was a very religious person and wanted to live a heaven-bound life. He took the challenge of following God’s commandments very seriously. One day when he was going over … Continue reading

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Is it easy to get to heaven?

Emanuel Swedenborg, whose theology I fully embrace, makes the claim in his book Heaven and Hell that living a heaven-bound life is not as hard as people believe. However, this statement was made for those who falsely believe that one … Continue reading

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Does God purposely deceive us?

You bet He does! But it is for our own good. If humans could see that God’s life flows into us and affects our hearts to do good, they would vigorously rebel. So God is very careful to allow the … Continue reading

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Love and the Quantum Physicist

There once was a physicist named Phil who loved to contemplate on the significance of the discoveries made in quantum physics concerning fundamental reality. Phil had always concerned himself with fundamental issues but he felt he now needed to form … Continue reading

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Spiritual Astronomy

What is spiritual astronomy? It involves looking at the discoveries of astronomy in a novel and more personal way that can lead us to making similar spiritual discoveries about ourselves. For instance, Galileo made the claim that the sun was … Continue reading

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