“In Jesus Christ dwells all the fullness of the Divine bodily.” - Colossians 2:6, 9
Kempton New Church

December
18

Spread the Word

And when they had seen, they made known abroad the saying which was spoken to them concerning this little Child. And all who heard marveled at those things which were spoken to them by the shepherds. But Mary kept all these sayings, pondering them in her heart. And the shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all that they had heard and seen, as it was spoken to them. (Luke 2:17-20)

The Lord from the Divine love and thence from Divine zeal calling and calling together all who are in the spiritual affection of truth, and who think of heaven, to the New Church, and to conjunction with Himself, and thus to eternal life. (Apocalypse Revealed 831)

“Rejoice” signifies the salvation and consequent joy of those who become spiritual by the reception of Divine truth. (Apocalypse Explained 751)

And let him that heareth say, Come; and let him that thirsteth come, and let him that willeth take the water of life freely, signifies that he who knows anything of the Lord's coming, and of the New Heaven and New Church, thus of the Lord's kingdom, should pray that it may come, and that he who desires truths, should pray that the Lord may come with light …. (AR 956)

Evangelization is annunciation about the Lord, His coming, and the things that are from Him which belong to salvation and eternal life. (Arcana Coelestia 9925.2)

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