“Fear Neutralizer” – Rev. David Brown

  In this sermon, delivered at Wayfarer’s Chapel, the National Memorial to Emanuel Swedenborg in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, the Rev. David Brown explores the theme of fear and insecurity, and insights into how we can cope with the spiritual challenges arising out of them.   Click below for a...

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“Spiritual Struggles” – Rev. Susannah Currie

  In this sermon, delivered at the New Jerusalem Church (Swedenborgian) at Bridgewater, MA on March 19, 2017, the Rev. Susannah Currie explores the theme of spiritual struggle, as illustrated by the mythical struggle between Jacob and the “angel” in Genesis 32:   “Jacob was left alone; and a man...

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ODB Blog: “Do Good Works Matter for Salvation?”

Do Good Works Matter for Salvation? Rev. David J. Fekete, Ph. D. April 26, 2017   You hear sometimes that faith alone saves, and that being good, doing good works—good deeds—don’t contribute to salvation. Sometimes you’ll even hear that good works don’t really matter. I’ve heard someone put it, “You...

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Colin Amato: “The Ecological Samaritan”

  In this message, delivered at Hillside, an Urban Sanctuary in El Cerrito, California, Swedenborgian seminarian Colin Amato addresses the global ecological crisis through a Swedenborgian lens.   Click below for a PDF version of Colin’s message: Colin Amato: “The Ecological Samaritan”   Colin Amato is a current student at...

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