Freedom that Matters Most

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Rev. Kit B. Billings
Date:
07/05/20
Location:
La Porte New Church Swedenborgian
Scripture:
Psalm 119:33-40, 44-45, John 8:31-36

“Our free choice comes from our sense that we have life within us as if it were our own. God allows us to feel this way for the sake of our partnership [with Him]. A partnership with God would not be possible if it were not reciprocal, and it becomes reciprocal when we act freely, and completely as if we were on our own. If we were not allowed by God to feel this way, we would not be human and our life would not be eternal. Our reciprocal partnership with God is what makes us humans and not animals and enables us to live to eternity after death. What makes all this possible is our free choice in spiritual matters.”

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