In a relationship, does it matter what a person believes about what's right, and what's wrong? Or, does it matter how a person acts? Sure it does. Does the Word have anything useful to say about it? Yes. Yes it does.
Becoming a "good" person is a process. You invite the Lord into your life and trying to live according to His will instead of your own selfish will.
In Swedenborg's works "charity" is usually the English rendering of the Latin word "caritas", which is also the root of the verb “to care.”
God helps people through other people. The world will not get well overnight. Only by the slow process of education, and by the ever-widening influence of those who do put the Lord first in their lives is it possible for the world to progress, for from the Lord alone can this power come.
Didn’t Jesus say that marriages don’t exist in heaven? Here's a short video explaining the New Christian perspective on the topic.
The marriage of good and truth can be thought of as the union between our desire for good and our understanding of how to be good. This search for this union is the basis of human regeneration.
"A virgin, betrothed to a man..." In this short phrase, there is a very important set of truths. We hope you'll enjoy this Christmas doctrinal class by Rev. Andrew M.T. Dibb.
The Bible doesn't go into a whole lot of depth on the topic of marriage, but if you dig around, you can find some interesting references. Rev. John Odhner has done exactly that in this article.
What part does friendship play in a marriage, melding the hearts of two people into one?