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THE NEW CHURCH,
WHICH WAS FORETOLD BY THE LORD,
In DANIEL, chap. vii. 13, 14; and in the APOCALYPSE, chap. xxi. 1, 2.
By EMANUEL SWEDENBORG,
SERVANT OF THE LORD JESUS CHRIST.
TRANSLATED FROM THE ORIGINAL LATIN WORK
IN TWO VOLUMES.
THE FIFTH EDITION.
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I. That there are Three universal Loves, the Love of Heaven,
6 Of the mere Natural and Sensual Man....
II. That those Three Loves, when they are in right subordina-
tion, make Man perfect; but when they are not in
right subordination, they pervert and invertjhim...... 403
III. That every individual Man is the Neighbour whom we
ought to love, but according to the Quality of his Good. 406
IV. That Man considered collectively, that is, as a lesser or
larger Society, and considered under the Idea of com-
pound Societies, that is, as our Country, is the Neigh-
V. That the Church is our Neighbour, whom we are bound to
love in a higher Degree; and that the Kingdom of the
Lord is our Neighbour, and ought to be loved in the
VI. That to love our Neighbour, considered in itself, is not to love
the Person of our Neighbour, but the Good which is in
VII. That Charity and Good Works are two distinct Things,
like Willing what is Good, and Doing what is Good 420
VIII. That Charity itself consisteth in acting justly and faith-
fully, in whatsoever Office, Business, and Employment
a Person is engaged, and with whomsoever he hath any