“Thoughts in my Garden” – Rev. Jane Siebert

    In this sermon, delivered at the New Jerusalem Church in Bath, Maine, Rev. Jane Siebert reflects on a little known treasure of Swedenborgian literature: “Thoughts in my Garden” by Mary G. Ware, first published in 1863, which is a profound reflection on the correspondences of nature.   Click...

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“The Road to the Cross” -Rev. George F. Dole

  In this sermon, Swedenborgian scholar and minister Rev. George F. Dole reflects on the inner meaning of the narrative of Christ’s entry into Jerusalem, celebrated on Palm Sunday.   Click below for a printable PDF version of Rev. Dole’s sermon: Road to the Cross   The Reverend George Dole...

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New ODB Series: “Service in Action”

  We are happy to announce a new ODB series: The “Service in Action” programming will keep you informed about ministries of service, compassion and justice within the Swedenborgian Church of North America and beyond. Stay tuned!   “Feeling the joy of someone else as joy within ourselves – that...

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“Two Waters Separated” – Rev. Junchol Lee

  In this Sermon, Rev. Junchol Lee, pastor at the San Francisco Swedenborgian Church, offers a Swedenborgian interpretation of the mythological second day of creation in the Book of Genesis. Knowing and learning is perhaps the most important activity for a human being for one’s survival, self-fulfillment, having and maintaining...

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“Divine Lockout” – Rev. George F. Dole

In this piece, Swedenborgian scholar and theologian Rev. George F. Dole explores the biblical epic of the relationship between the divine and the human, as understood through Swedenborg’s esoteric scriptural exegesis.   Click below for a printable PDF version of Rev. Dole’s article: Divine Lockout – Rev. George F. Dole  ...

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