Life of Emanuel Swedenborg: With Some Account of His Writings

Carter, 1845 - 236 頁


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第 140 頁 - ... (xii. 14.) The serpent or dragon, is that doctrine. " In about a month I am going from hence to Paris, and that with a design, which beforehand must not be made public. " With regard to the visions of several mentioned in your letter, they are nothing but phantastic visions.
第 167 頁 - And the dragon was wroth with the woman, and went to make war with the remnant of her seed, which keep the commandments of God, and have the testimony of Jesus Christ.
第 40 頁 - Since the LORD cannot manifest Himself in person, as has been shown above (777), and yet He has foretold that He would come and establish a New Church, which is the New Jerusalem...
第 119 頁 - Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations, Ezekiel, Daniel, Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi.
第 26 頁 - I can truly say ; that the air of mysticism which is generally thought to pervade Baron Swedenborg's ethical and theological writings, has prevented philosophers from paying that attention to his physical productions, of which I now see that they are worthy. Many of the experiments and observations on magnetism, presented in this work, are believed to be of much more modern date, and are unjustly ascribed to much more recent writers.
第 167 頁 - I Jesus have sent mine angel to testify unto you these things in the churches. I am the root and the offspring of David, and the bright and morning star.
第 119 頁 - The books of the word, in the Old Testament are, the five BOOKS of MOSES, the BOOK of JOSHUA, the BOOK of JUDGES, the two BOOKS of SAMUEL, the two BOOKS of KINGS, the PSALMS of DAvID, the PROPHETS ISAIAH, JEREMIAH...
第 21 頁 - I have been called to a holy office by the Lord himself, who most graciously manifested himself in person to me his servant in the year 1745 ; when he opened my sight to the view of the spiritual world, and granted me the privilege of conversing with spirits and angels, which I enjoy to this day.
第 55 頁 - I ought to add, (M. Thiebault continues,) that though the queen laid great stress on the truth of her recital, she professed herself, at the same time, incredulous to Swedenborg's supposed conferences with the dead.
第 11 頁 - I have found noted down in several of his manuscripts, which are these: — 1. Often to read and meditate on the Word of God. 2. To submit everything to the will of Divine Providence. 3. To observe in everything a propriety of behavior, and always to keep the conscience clear. 4. To discharge with fidelity the functions of his employments and the duties of his office, and to render himself in all things useful to society.