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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

Printed at Amsterdam in the Year 1771,

IN TWO VOLUMES.

VOL. II.

THE FIFTH EDITION.

LONDON :
PRINTED AND SOLD FOR THE SOCIETY FOR PRINTING AND
PUBLISHING THE WRITINGS OF THE HON. EMANUEL SWEDENBORG,

Instituted in London in the Year, 1810,
By H. HODSON, 15, Cross Street Hatton Garden ;
Sold also by T. GOYDER, 8, Charles Street, Westminster ;

Messrs. CLARKE, Manchester;
And may be had of all Booksellers in Town and Country.

No. Page.

CHAP. VII.

OF CHARITY, OR LOVE TOWARDS OUR NEIGHBOUR, AND

OF GOOD WORKS. .......

......... 392

1. That there are Three universal Loves, the Love of Heaven,

the Love of the World, and the Love of Self...

394 3

1 of the Will and the Understanding................ 397

2 Of Good and Truth.. ....

3 Of Love in general ......

3999

4 of the Love of Self, and the Love of the World, in

particular

400

5 Of the Internal and External Man...

401

6 of the mere Natural and Sensual Man.............. 402

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 22

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-

bour who ought to be loved ......................... 412 32

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

highest Degree.................................... 415 36

VI. That to love our Neighbour, considered in itself, is not to love

the Person of our Neighbour, but the Good which is in

his Person ........................................ 417 38

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

Commerce or Connection ........... ......... 422 43

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