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How did Swedenborg interpret 1 John 2:2: “He is the propitiation for our sins”?

(Note: This answer, imported from Christianity StackExchange, is more technical and scholarly in style than most of my posts here. However, the subject is worthwhile and informative for people who wish to gain a better understanding of atonement as presented

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Posted in The Bible Re-Viewed

God, Forgiveness, Freedom, and Hell – Part 3

(Note: This article is the third of a four-part series. The first three parts are edited versions of a series of questions by a reader named Rami, and my answers. The original versions appear in the comments section of the

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Posted in All About God, Spiritual Growth

God, Forgiveness, Freedom, and Hell – Part 2

(Note: This article is the second of a four-part series. The first three parts are edited versions of a series of questions by a reader named Rami, and my answers. The original versions appear in the comments section of the

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God, Forgiveness, Freedom, and Hell – Part 1

(Note: This article is the first of a four-part series. The first three parts are edited versions of a series of questions by a reader named Rami, and my answers. The original versions appear in the comments section of the

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Posted in All About God, Spiritual Growth

What is the Unpardonable Sin? Am I Doomed?

Here is a Spiritual Conundrum submitted to Spiritual Insights for Everyday Life by a reader named Joe M: Hi Lee I’ve been a sinner all my life. I even married a woman 9 years ago and I was unfaithful to

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Posted in Spiritual Growth, The Bible Re-Viewed

Nelson Mandela 1918-2013: From Revolution to Reconciliation

We are pleased to dedicate our 100th post here on Spiritual Insights for Everyday Life to the memory of Nelson Mandela, who died this Thursday, December 5, at the age of 95. In his younger years, Mandela gained notoriety as

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Posted in Current Events

Repentance: The Unpopular Partner of Forgiveness

If the various Christian virtues were running against each other in a high school popularity contest, love would probably win. And forgiveness would probably be in the top five. Who knows, forgiveness might even beat out faith and hope for

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Posted in Popular Culture, Spiritual Growth
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