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When does the Lord God start protecting one’s “remains”?

There is a spiritual function which is only discussed in the theological writings of Emanuel Swedenborg. Apparently, everyone during the innocence of their childhood has genuine feelings of love stored (and protected) deeply within their psyches. These noble feelings serve … Continue reading

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Swedenborg sensed that he was a ratfink

Swedenborg lived a most useful and charitable life. Anyone would judge by his scientific achievements and his faith in God that he was a good man for society. The point I wish to make here is that good deeds and … Continue reading

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What are we to overcome?

In Revelation 3:21 of Holy Scripture it states that if someone “overcomes” as the Lord Jesus has “overcometh,” good things will happen eternally. Rather than simply acting morally and justly in the world, The Lord asks us to be “wakeful” … Continue reading

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The Devil addresses his hellish crew at their annual assembly

“ . . . and that is why the numbers of humans entering the kingdom of Hell continually increases to this day,” stated the Devil as he finished up his talk and puffing out his chest with great pride. The … Continue reading

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Bio-theology

In my most recent book Swedenborg & Gurdjieff: The Missing links (Anti-intuitive Essays for Personal Transformation) I challenge the notion of human goodness in the context of most contemporary religious traditions. Both Emanuel Swedenborg and George Gurdjieff stated that sincere … Continue reading

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Was Jesus disrespectful to His mother?

Who could believe, when gazing upon the touching and tender scene at the manger in Bethlehem, that the little baby Jesus would grow up and call His mother, “woman” in front of other people? This is a slap in the … Continue reading

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Why do people screw up when they know better?

Let’s face it, even highly educated people can do scandalous things. But why? The answer lies within the abnormal psyche of human beings. To explain this abnormality we must trace our lives back to infancy. Infants, while lacking knowledge, act … Continue reading

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Frustrated Angels

Once upon a time there lived two guardian angels in heaven named Gary and Gail. It was their job to watch over a certain human on earth and protect that person from any attacks coming from hell. One day while … 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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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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