A Hindu Gentleman's Reflections Respecting the Works of Swedenborg and the Doctrines of the New Jerusalem Church

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James Speirs, 1878 - Christian sects - 87 pages
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Page 30 - There shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth, when ye shall see Abraham and Isaac and Jacob and all the prophets in the kingdom of God, and you yourselves thrust out.
Page 47 - To smooth and lengthen out the unbounded space, And spread an area for all human race. Now monuments prove faithful to their trust, And render back their long committed dust. Now charnels rattle ; scatter'd limbs, and all The various bones, obsequious to the call, Self-moved, advance ; the neck perhaps to meet The distant head ; the distant legs the feet. Dreadful to view, see through the dusky sky Fragments of bodies in confusion fly, To distant regions journeying, there to claim Deserted members,...
Page 33 - If a man say, I love God , and hateth his brother, he is a liar: for he that loveth not his brother whom he hath seen, how can he love God •whom he hath not seen? 2 1 And this commandment have we from him, That he who loveth God love his brother also.
Page 80 - I cannot here make full extracts of these ; but the following short ones, in addition to what I have already given, will amply show the true position which the heathens occupy under the teaching of the New Jerusalem. Swedenborg says : - " ' I have had abundant information that the Gentiles who have led a moral life, and have been obedient, and have lived in mutual charity, and have received somewhat like conscience agreeable to their religion, are accepted in another life, and are there instructed...

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