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And Jesus Grew in Wisdom

After three days they found him in the temple courts, sitting among the teachers, listening to them and asking them questions. Everyone who heard him was amazed at his understanding and his answers. (Luke 2:46–47) The story of Jesus as

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A Child of Revelation

This child is destined to cause the falling and rising of many in Israel, and to be a sign that will be spoken against, so that the thoughts of many hearts will be revealed. (Luke 2:34–35) “The thoughts of many

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The Infant Lord

Sovereign Lord, as you have promised, you now dismiss your servant in peace. For my eyes have seen your salvation, which you have prepared in the sight of all people, a light for revelation to the Gentiles and for glory

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The Divine Birth

For the day of vengeance was in my mind, and the year for my redeeming work had come. I looked, but there was no one to help; I was appalled that no one gave support. So my own arm worked

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What Child Is This?

All this took place to fulfill what had been spoken by the Lord through the prophet: “Behold, the virgin will conceive and bear a son, and they will name him Emmanuel,” which means “God with us.” (Matthew 1:22–23) “What child

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According to Emanuel Swedenborg, who is the man Jesus, born of a woman, who died and then was resurrected?

The title is a question recently asked on the website Christianity StackExchange, here. After several quotations from Swedenborgian sources, the questioner asks: Did the Lord (God Almighty) incarnate as a human in the body of Jesus of Nazareth? Does this

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The Eternal Word

Your word, O Lord, is eternal; it stands firm in the heavens. (Psalm 119:89) In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things

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Posted in The Bible Re-Viewed

What about 2 Corinthians 5:21? Didn’t God make Christ to be sin for us?

Note: This post will be a little more technical than most of our articles here on Spiritual Insights for Everyday Life. That is necessary in order to deal with a common objection to the Christian beliefs we present here. In

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Two New Online Swedenborg Discussion Groups

Are you looking for a place to discuss the Bible, Swedenborg, and issues of spiritual life with other people in an open format? If so, please check out these two new online Swedenborg discussion groups: New Church Discussion Group Swedenborgian

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Spiritual Insights Volume 1: God and Creation, by Lee Woofenden

Volume 1 of articles reprinted from Spiritual Insights for Everyday Life is now available in paperback and Kindle formats: This hefty 507 page tome offers a selection of 53 articles organized into three parts: Part 1: Who is God? Part 2:

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