Commentary

 

261 - Daily and Yearly Preparation for Heaven      

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: Daily and Yearly Preparation for Heaven

Topic: Salvation

Summary: The daily sacrifices, weekly sabbaths, and three annual feasts prescribed in the Old Testament are a picture of how to prepare for heaven.

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

References:
2 Peter 2:22, 10
Numbers 28:1
Exodus 23:14, 17
Leviticus 23:1, 5, 10, 33
Deuteronomy 16:1, 9, 13-14
Luke 6:1
Acts of the Apostles 2:1; 20:16
Nehemiah 8:13-14
Ezekiel 45:21, 25
Zechariah 14:16
John 7:2, 37

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Spirit and Life Bible Study broadcast from 5/4/2016. The complete series is available at: www.spiritandlifebiblestudy.com

The Bible

 

Ezekiel 46:1

English: King James Version         

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1 Thus saith the Lord GOD; The gate of the inner court that looketh toward the east shall be shut the six working days; but on the sabbath it shall be opened, and in the day of the new moon it shall be opened.

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From Swedenborg's Works

Main explanations:

The Inner Meaning of the Prophets and Psalms 169


Other references to this verse:

Arcana Coelestia 2851, 3708, 3858, 4482, 5291, 9457, 9487, ...

Apocalypse Revealed 36, 191, 861, 904, 945

Conjugial Love 26

Divine Providence 134

The Lord 52

Heaven and Hell 171, 197


References from Swedenborg's unpublished works:

Apocalypse Explained 208, 220, 422, 630

Scriptural Confirmations 4, 53

Other New Christian Commentary

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