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Our memory is like a jungle, forest or wilderness

Everything we sense in the outer, physical world can become data for our mental function of memory. This data first produces a “jungle” of ideas. But brain data doesn’t just create a jungle of the mind. As we mature we … Continue reading

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The theological importance of Swedenborg’s science

Emanuel Swedenborg was a bold scientist who turned into a bold theologian. This move was more seamless than most students and researchers of his Writings suspect. I would even like to stick my neck out and make the pronouncement that … Continue reading

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Does God want to take you out of your comfort zone?

You betcha! There is a wonderful event described in the New Testament where the Lord helps several of his followers to catch fish by telling them to simply throw their nets over the right side of their boat (John 21:6). … Continue reading

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A new destination hotspot—visit the Land of Goshen!

In biblical times the “land of Goshen” represented the very best place to live in Egypt. This is where Joseph, Jacob and the Israelites settled during the famine described in Genesis (47:5,6). However, deep within the literal words of this … Continue reading

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The Sufficiency Thesis?

In my debates with scientists and atheists over the existence of God, I often challenge their materialistic ideologies with their irrational view that the Big Bang beginning emerged out of nothingness, plus reminding them that there is no acceptable theory … 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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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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Either put your loved ones on camels or get your act together!

And Jacob arose, and lifted his sons and his women upon the camels. And he carried away all his acquisitions, and all his substance which he had gathered, the acquisitions of his purchase, which he had gathered in Paddan-aram, to … Continue reading

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The Minister’s Thorny Dilemma

Once upon a time there was a church minister faced with a great dilemma. He had successfully built up the size of his congregation. Because of this growth the minister had the funds necessary to help those who were less … Continue reading

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