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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Rev. George F. Dole: “Answers and Questions”

  In this sermon, delivered at the Church of the New Jerusalem in Bath, Maine, Rev. George Dole speaks about Swedenborgian epistemology, and the need to approach existential questions with humility.   Click below for a PDF version of Rev. Dole’s sermon: Rev. George F. Dole: “Answers and Questions”  ...

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“Blind Faith – Not!” – Rev. Jane Siebert

  In this sermon, delivered at the New Church of the Southwest Desert in Silver City, New Mexico, Rev. Jane Siebert reflects on the Swedenborgian idea of “faith”:   Click below for a PDF version of Rev. Siebert’s sermon: “Blind Faith – Not!” -Rev Jane Siebert   Rev. Jane Siebert...

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