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Page 6 - We are accounted righteous before God, only for the merit of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ by Faith, and not for our own works or deservings...
Page 29 - That the Lord manifested Himself before me his servant, that He sent me on this office, and afterwards opened the sight of my spirit, and so let me into the spiritual world, permitting me to see the heavens and the hells, and also to converse with angels and spirits, and this now continually for many years...
Page 13 - I dined very late at my lodgings at London, and ate with great appetite, till, at the close of my repast, I perceived a kind of mist about my eyes, and the floor of my chamber was covered with hideous reptiles. They soon disappeared...
Page 25 - That this Second Coming of the Lord is effected by means of his servant EMANUEL SWEDENBORG, before whom he hath manifested Himself in Person, and whom he hath filled with his Spirit, to teach the doctrines of the New Church by the Word from Him.
Page 13 - At that time I was not terrified ; and the light, although very brilliant, made no unpleasant impression upon my eyes. The Lord was clothed in purple, and the vision lasted a quarter of an hour. That same night the eyes of my internal man were opened, and fitted to see things in heaven, in the world ot spirits, and in hell, in which places I found many persons of my acquaintance, some of them long since, and others lately deceased.
Page 29 - That the Lord has manifested Himself before me, his servant, and sent me on this office, and that, after this, He opened the sight of my spirit, and thus let me into the spiritual world, and gave me to see the heavens and the hells, and also to speak with angels and spirits, and this now continually for many years, I testify in truth ; and also that, from the first day of that call.
Page 31 - That there is one God, in whom is a Divine Trinity, and that he is the Lord Jesus Christ.
Page 29 - WHAT NEWS FROM EARTH ? — I replied, This is New, that the Lord hath revealed Arcana, which in Point of real Excellence exceed all the Arcana heretofore revealed fmce the Beginning of the Church.
Page 29 - ... sent me on this office, and afterwards opened the sight of my spirit, and so let me into the spiritual world, permitting me to see the heavens and the hells, and also to converse with angels and spirits, and this now continually for many years, I attest in truth; and further, that from the first day of my call to this office, I have never received anything appertaining to the doctrines of that church from any angel, but from the Lord alone, whilst I was reading the Word.