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angels ATHEIST beam beauteous blessed blest bliss breath bright canst celestial celestial sphere charming cheerful child conjugial dark death deep delight Divine doth e'en e'er earth eternal eyes face fair faithful fear fiends fill flame gathered gaze gentle given glittering glorious glowing God's golden grave groves GUARDIAN ANGELS happy hark hast hath hear heard heart heaven heavenly hour human infernal Iron Age Jonathan Edwards life's light listening lives look looks of love lyre man's mind morning ne'er Neath needful things night o'er passions path peace PLEASURES OF RELIGION pray prayer pure raptured reign ring the knell Saviour says seraphic sight silent sing sleep slumbers smile soft solemn sorrow spake sphere spirit star sublime Swedenborg sweet tear tell thee There's beauty thou thought Toil toll the bell Twas voice wake watch waves winds word wretched yonder youthful
Page 131 - He that is unjust, let him be unjust still: and he that is filthy, let him be filthy still: and he that is righteous, let him be righteous still: and he that is holy, let him be holy still.
Page 131 - to discourse with some who lived two thousand years ago, and whose lives are described in history and hence made known : they were found to be still like themselves, and altogether such as they had been described, thus the same in respect to the love which constituted their life. There were others who lived seventeen hundred years ago, and who are also known from history ; and others who lived four hundred years ago, and others, three, and so on, with whom, also, it was granted to hold converse...
Page 131 - ... extinguish it. The reason is, that man after death can no longer be reformed by instruction, as in the world ; because the ultimate plane, which consists of natural knowledges and affections, is then quiescent, and cannot be opened, because it is not spiritual : and yet upon that plane the interiors of the mind rest, as a house on its foundation. Hence it is, that man remains to eternity, such as his life had been in the world.
Page 131 - ... ago, and others, three, and so on, with whom, also, it was granted to hold converse ; and it was found that a similar affection still prevailed with them, with no other difference than that the delights of their love were changed into such spiritual things as correspond. The life of the ruling love is never changed with any one, even to eternity; for every one is his own love, and therefore to change it with a spirit would be to deprive him of his life, or...