Gems from the Writings of Swedenborg, Volume 2

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T.H. Carter, 1868 - New Jerusalem Church - 412 pages

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Page 78 - And he carried me away in the spirit to a great and high mountain, and shewed me that great city, the holy Jerusalem, descending out of heaven from God...
Page 183 - Being forty days tempted of the devil. And in those days he did eat nothing: and when they were ended, he afterward hungered.
Page 78 - And the building of the wall of it was of jasper; and the city was pure gold like unto clear glass. And the foundations of the wall of the city were garnished with all manner of precious stones...
Page 71 - He will swallow up death in victory; and the Lord God will wipe away tears from off all faces; and the rebuke of his people shall he take away from off all the earth: for the Lord hath spoken it.
Page 90 - And I saw a strong angel proclaiming with a loud voice, Who is worthy to open the book, and to loose the seals thereof? 3 And no man in heaven, nor in earth, neither under the earth, was able to open the book, neither to look thereon.
Page 91 - After these things I saw, and behold, a door opened in heaven, and the first voice which I heard, a voice as of a trumpet speaking with me, one saying, 'Come up hither, and I will shew thee the things which must come to pass hereafter.
Page 172 - Jesus saith to him, Because thou hast seen me, Thomas, thou hast believed : blessed are they that have not seen, and have believed.
Page 150 - And the angel of Jehovah appeared unto him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush : and he looked, and, behold, the bush burned with fire, and the bush was not consumed.
Page 105 - And also the Strength of Israel will not lie nor repent : for he is not a man that he should repent.
Page 190 - ... were made known by revelation, and that certain tenets may be deduced from them applicable to the doctrine of faith, and profitable to those who teach and to those who are taught ; as also that, in consequence of being divinely inspired, those narratives have a divine force on men's minds, and are effective of good above all other histories.

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