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Is it Easy or Hard to Get to Heaven?

Two thousand years ago Jesus Christ said, “Come to me, all you that are weary and are carrying heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me; for I am gentle and

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Posted in Pain and Suffering, Spiritual Growth

What about Spiritualism? Is it a Good Idea to Contact Spirits?

A reader named Rod submitted a spiritual conundrum about Swedenborg and spiritualism. We’ll dig into his question in a minute. First, here’s a thumbnail sketch of what Swedenborg says about contacting spirits. It is perfectly possible for angels and spirits

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Posted in The Afterlife

Paula Deen’s Secrets: The Inner Self Revealed

Paula Deen has been outed again. This time it’s literally a show-stopper. Last year the queen of rich, sweet, buttery Southern cooking outed herself: she suffers from type 2 diabetes, which is linked to the very kinds of foods she

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Posted in Current Events, Popular Culture

One Girl’s Heaven is Another Man’s Hell

Once upon a time, a five year old girl named Jayden Sink decided to set up a lemonade stand to raise money for charity. Her plan was a big success! She and her father raised over $170 selling cups of

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Posted in Current Events

Who was Swedenborg? What Should I Read?

If you’ve encountered Emanuel Swedenborg, and you’re a bit fuzzy on what he’s all about and where to start, the Swedenborg Foundation has just released a new video especially for you! Jonathan Rose, Series Editor of the New Century Edition

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Posted in Books and Literature

Is There Really a Hell? What is it Like?

Will God Damn Me to Hell if I Break the Commandments? Aw, hell! A fire-and-brimstone preacher terrifies his listeners with lurid tales of the scorching punishment awaiting them in hell if they don’t repent from their sins. Perhaps those preachers

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Posted in The Afterlife

Who Are the Angels and How Do They Live?

Can Angels and Spirits Talk to People on Earth? What About Them Angels? Angels have become firmly embedded in our popular culture. They appear in countless movies, television shows, books, and websites. But can we really know anything about them?

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Posted in The Afterlife

What Happens To Us When We Die?

The Magical Mystery Tour In our modern materialistic age, people sometimes claim that there is no real information about the spiritual world. That’s not true! There is a huge amount of information available about the spiritual world. One of the clearest

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Posted in The Afterlife

Heaven and Hell, by Emanuel Swedenborg

Do you wonder what happens after we die? Who doesn’t!? Here is the most extensive eyewitness account of the spiritual world ever published: Heaven and Hell By Emanuel Swedenborg Heaven and Hell was originally published in Latin in 1758. I

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Posted in Books and Literature, The Afterlife

Where is the Proof of the Afterlife?

For a video reading of this article on YouTube, click here. In a comment on my recent article, “If God is Love, Why all the Pain and Suffering?” a reader named Mike wrote: All good and fine but where is

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Posted in The Afterlife
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