Letters to the members of the New Jerusalem Church formed by Baron Swedenborg

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Printed by J. Thompson; sold by J.Johnson, London, 1791 - New Jerusalem Church - 70 pages
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Page 23 - My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me: And I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand. My Father, which gave them me, is greater than all; and no man is able to pluck them out of my Father's hand. I and my Father are one.
Page 9 - And the LORD said unto Moses, Put forth thine hand and take it by the tail. And he put forth his hand and caught it, and it became a rod in his hand. That they may believe that the LORD GOD of their fathers, the GOD of Abraham, the GOD of Isaac, and the GOD of Jacob hath appeared unto thee.
Page 40 - For this we say to you by the word of the Lord, that we who are alive and remain until the coming of the Lord will by no means precede those who are asleep.
Page 39 - Galilee, why ftand ye gazing up into Heaven ? This fame Jefus which is taken up from you into Heaven, fhall fo come in like Manner as ye have feen Him go into Heaven.
Page 9 - But I have greater witnefs than that of John : " for the works which the Father hath given me to " finifh, the fame works that I do, bear witnefs of " me, that the Father hath fent me.
Page 8 - And Moses answered and said, But, behold, they will not believe me, nor hearken unto my voice : for they will say, The LORD hath not appeared unto thee.
Page 22 - my Father," that he means to include the whole Deity, is evident from his message to his disciples after his resurrection ; " I ascend to my Father and your Father, to my God and your God.
Page 43 - The children of this world marry, and are given in marriage: But they which shall be accounted worthy to obtain that world, and the resurrection from the dead, neither marry, nor are given in marriage: Neither can they die any more: for they are equal unto the angels; and are the children of God, being the children of the resurrection.
Page 53 - By virtue of such presence (that is without real space), not of place, I have conversed with Apostles, departed Popes, Emperors, and Kings, with the late Reformers of the Church Luther, Calvin, and Melanchthon, and with others from distant countries.
Page xvi - ... me elsewhere, it will give me no concern. " Whatever of worldly honour and advantage may appear to be in the things before-mentioned, I hold them...

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