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Ezekiel 1:9

English: Young's Literal Translation         

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9 joining one unto another [are] their wings, they turn not round in their going, each straight forward they go.

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The Inner Meaning of the Prophets and Psalms 124


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Arcana Coelestia 9509

Apocalypse Revealed 239

Sacred Scripture 97

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2 Chronicles 3:11

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wings
'Wings' signify spiritual truths. 'Wings,' when related to the Lord, signify the divine spiritual. In the opposite sense, 'wings' relate to falsities and rationalizations from...

turn
Swedenborg says that the Lord is the sun of heaven, and like the natural sun of our world shines on everyone, good or evil. What...

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Commentary

 

161 - Seven Other Breaches      

By Jonathan Rose

This video is a part of the Spirit and Life Bible Study series, whose purpose is to look at the Bible, the whole Bible, and nothing but the Bible through a Swedenborgian lens.

Title: Seven Other Breaches

Topic: Second Coming

Summary: We look at seven more issues that people can perceive as major problems with Scripture; and we look at the Divine remedy that heals all breaches.

Use the reference links below to follow along in the Bible as you watch.

References:
Exodus 17:14-16
Deuteronomy 7:6
1 Samuel 15:2-3
Nehemiah 13:23-25
1 Kings 8:63
1 Chronicles 29:21
Ezekiel 1:4-10
Revelation 4:7-8; 22:1-2
Leviticus 10:1
Numbers 16:29
1 Samuel 14:34
Exodus 32:9-end
Nahum 1:1
Judges 4:21
2 Kings 19:35
Judges 3:21-22
Psalms 137:8; 68:1-2
Deuteronomy 28:53-57
John 19:23
Revelation 19:11

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Spirit and Life Bible Study broadcast from 11/20/2013. The complete series is available at: www.spiritandlifebiblestudy.com

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1 Samuel 14:34

English: King James Version         

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34 And Saul said, Disperse yourselves among the people, and say unto them, Bring me hither every man his ox, and every man his sheep, and slay them here, and eat; and sin not against the LORD in eating with the blood. And all the people brought every man his ox with him that night, and slew them there.

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Genesis 9:4

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saul
Saul was the first king of Israel, anointed by Samuel when the people insisted on having a king. Like all the kings, both good and...

said
As with many common verbs, the meaning of “to say” in the Bible is highly dependent on context. Who is speaking? Who is hearing? What...

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The meaning of "scatter" in the Bible is relatively literal, but it is used in regard to spiritual things, not natural ones. So to "scatter"...

people
"Man" is a tricky word to discuss, because the Hebrew of the Old Testament uses six different words that are generally translated as "man," with...

say
As with many common verbs, the meaning of “to say” in the Bible is highly dependent on context. Who is speaking? Who is hearing? What...

man
The relationship between men and women is deep and nuanced, and one entire book of the Writings – Conjugial Love or Love in Marriage –...

eat
When we eat, our bodies break down the food and get from it both energy and materials for building and repairing the body. The process...

the Lord
The Bible refers to the Lord in many different ways, which from the text seem indistinguishable and interchangeable. Understood in the internal sense, though, there...

lord
The Lord, in the simplest terms, is love itself expressed as wisdom itself. In philosophic terms, love is the Lord's substance and wisdom is His...

eating
When we eat, our bodies break down the food and get from it both energy and materials for building and repairing the body. The process...

blood
Bloods signify evil, in Ezek. 16:9.

night
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