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Sermon: Those Who Are With Us

I preached this sermon on Sunday, March 13, 2011 at the Olivet New Church in Toronto. THOSE WHO ARE WITH US Readings: 2 Kings 6:8-23; Mark 9:36-41; Arcana Coelestia 5036 “So [Elisha] answered, “Fear not, for those who are with us are more than … Continue reading

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Rev. Jonathan Rose in “Heaven”

In Monday’s New York Times, Mark Oppenheimer reviews a new book by Lisa Miller entitled Heaven: Our Enduring Fascination with the Afterlife. The review mentions a few specific views of heaven that Miller explores, including the Swedenborgian view of heaven: Over time, she explains, … Continue reading

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“Pork, A Piece of Beef, Cheese, Beer and Fiery Wine”

Doing research for a doctrinal class, I was looking at  Divine Providence n. 67, which says that Divine Providence not only leads a person to heaven, but leads them toward a specific place in heaven.  I personally love this teaching, … Continue reading

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