Tag Archives: as-of-self

Sermon: Ezekiel and the Dry Bones

I preached this sermon at the Dawson Creek Church of the New Jerusalem in Dawson Creek, BC on August 28, 2011. Lessons: Ezekiel 37:1-14; John 3:1-12; Arcana Coelestia 154 EZEKIEL AND THE DRY BONES “And I prophesied as He commanded me, and the … Continue reading

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The Upside of Irrationality

An interesting article from the Boston Globe today about a new book by behavioural economist Dan Ariely called The Upside of Irrationality. Excerpt from the article: On another work-related theme, Ariely shows that people overvalue things they help make themselves. … Continue reading

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The Lord In Everything

Last week I posted a quote that I love from True Christian Religion, which says, “God alone acts; man permits himself to be acted upon, and cooperates to all appearance as if of himself, although interiorly from God” (TCR 588). … Continue reading

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God Alone Acts

“God alone acts; man permits himself to be acted upon, and cooperates to all appearance as if of himself, although interiorly from God.” (True Christian Religion n. 588)

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