Loving My Neighbor In Civics and Politics

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Rev. Kit B. Billings
Date:
08/16/20
Location:
LaPorte New Church Swedenborgian
Scripture:
Leviticus 19:18, Luke 6:27-36

“In heaven, the joining of what is good and what is true is called ‘the heavenly marriage’ because everyone there participates in this marriage. That is why heaven is compared to a marriage in the Word and why the Lord is called the Bridegroom and the Husband, while heaven is called the bride and the wife, as is the church. The reason heaven and the church are so-called is that the people there are receptive to the divine goodness that is present within truths. All the intelligence and wisdom that angels have comes from that marriage. None comes from anything good separated from what is true or from anything true separated from what is good. The same goes for [the intelligence and wisdom of] people in the church.”

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