“All religion is of life; and the life of religion is to do good.” - Doctrine of Life §1
Kempton New Church


“This is Our God”

And in that day shall they say, Behold, this is our God! We have waited for Him, and He will save us; this is Jehovah; we have waited for Him; we will rejoice and be glad in His salvation. (Isaiah 25:9)

Men ought to believe, that is, have faith, in God the Savior Jesus Christ, because that is a faith in a visible God within whom is the invisible; and faith in a visible God, who is at once Man and God, enters into a man …. What is faith without an object toward which it is determined? Is it not like gazing into the universe, where the sight falls, as it were, into vacuity and is lost? … In a word, faith in an invisible God is actually blind, since the human mind fails to see its God …. But faith in the Lord God the Savior is different; He, being God and Man, can be approached and be seen in thought. (True Christian Religion 339)

The angels in the heavens know and acknowledge no other Divine than the Divine Human of the Lord, because of this they can think, and this they can love; while of the Divine which is called the Father they cannot think, thus cannot love it, because it is incomprehensible, according to the Lord’s words, “Ye have neither heard His voice at any time, nor seen His shape” (John 5:37). That which cannot be seen and heard cannot enter into any idea of thought, nor into any affection of love. (Arcana Cœlestia 10267)

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