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“God tempts no one.”

The above phase is taken from Emanuel Swedenborg’s Apocalypse Explained (246). Yet elsewhere, Swedenborg insists that God’s truths cannot be instilled (acquired) into one’s inner life without temptations. So what gives here? According to Swedenborg, the Lord God uses every … Continue reading

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Three Kinds Of Delusion

Humankind is prone to three kinds of delusion. They are all based on not knowing what our true purpose in life is. The first of the three delusions is from ignorance. Most people do not attempt to know more than … Continue reading

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