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Mesmer and Swedenborg, Or the Relation of the Developments of Mesmerism to ...
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A. J. Davis according affection Alexis altogether angelic language Animal Magnetism appear asked believe body cause cerebrum character Church clairvoyant communication consociate converse death degree desire developed disclosures discourse Divine Divine Providence doctrines earth Emanuel Swedenborg evidence evil exist experience express external eyes facts faculty faith flows given hand heard hearing heaven heavenly hell hence human ideas of thought impression inasmuch influx internal sense known language laws letter light living Lord lumen magnetic manifest manner memory mental merism Mesmeric mind moral natural world never object peculiar perceive perception perfect person phantasies phenomena present principle racter reader reason regard relation remarkable respecting revelations Rosalia seen Seeress sensation sensual sight sleep sleep-talkers sleep-waking society somnambulism somnambulist soul speak speech sphere spirits and angels spiritual world Sweden Swedenborg testimony thence things tion true truth vision wherefore wisdom words
Page 263 - My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations; knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience. But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing.
Page 263 - If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, That giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not, and it shall be given him. But let him ask in faith, nothing wavering ; for he that wavereth is like a wave of the sea, driven with the wind, and tossed. For let not that man think that he shall receive anything of the Lord.
Page 263 - Wherefore I put thee in remembrance that thou stir up the gift of God , which is in thee by the putting on of my hands.
Page 258 - Is any sick among you? Let him call for the Elders of the Church ; and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the Name of the LORD : and the prayer of faith shall save the sick, and the LORD shall raise him up ; and if he have committed sins, they shall be forgiven him.
Page 253 - Therefore rejoice, ye heavens, and ye that dwell in them. Woe to the inhabiters of the earth and of the sea! for the devil is come, down unto you, having great wrath, because he knoweth that he hath but a short time.
Page 251 - I find then a law, that, when I would do good, evil is present with me. For I delight in the law of God after the inward man : but I see another law in my members, warring against the law of my mind, and bringing me into captivity to the law of sin which is in my members.
Page 263 - And he said unto them, Ye are they which justify yourselves before men; but God knoweth your hearts : for that which is highly esteemed among men, is abomination in the sight of God.
Page 268 - I was accordingly wafted along, I know not how, till I beheld at a distance an ineffable glory, the impression of which on my mind, it is impossible to communicate to mortal man. I immediately reflected on my happy change, and thought — Well, blessed be God ! I am safe at last, notwithstanding all my fears.