The Divine of the Lord in heaven is love for the reason that love is receptive of all things of heaven such as peace intelligence wisdom and happiness.

Emanuel Swedenborg Happiness Quote

To have dominion by religion is to have dominion over men’s souls thus over their very spiritual life and to use the Divine things which are in their religion as the means.

Emanuel Swedenborg Religion Quote

And as the Divine that goes forth from the Lord is the good of love and the truth of faith the angels are angels and are heaven in the measure in which they receive good and truth from the Lord.

In the spiritual body moreover man appears such as he is with respect to love and faith for everyone in the spiritual world is the effigy of his own love not only as to the face and the body but also as to the speech and the actions.

Emanuel Swedenborg Faith Quotes