Spiritual Growth: New Church in Adelaide: Spiritual Growth
Quotes From the Word and the writings of Emanuel Swedenborg
Isaiah the Prophet
Isa 40:28 Have you not known? Have you not heard? The Lord, the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth; He is not faint, nor does He grow weary; there is no searching to His understanding. He gives power to the faint, and to him with no vigor He increases might.
...but the ones waiting on the Lord shall renew power; they shall go up with wings as the eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not be faint!
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Apocalypse Explained 283 & Arcana Coelestia 3901
To mount up with wings as eagles denotes to ascend into the light of heaven, which is Divine truth, ....
Being renewed with strength' stands for growth in the willing of good, 'mounting up with strong wings like eagles' for growth in the understanding of truth...
The work of spiritual growth is a personal work done in conjunction with others, where growing spiritually is really about cultivating a greater capacity to live from genuine loving attitudes in every area of our lives. This, we believe, has always been Godís intention for us and is what will ultimately lead to a fulfilled and peaceful life regardless of the tormoil that may surround us. The New Christian Church offers you a new way of understanding the Christian message found in the Bible that focuses on our daily experience of life as the ground for developing a rich spiritual practice. Most of us live busy lives that crowd out the important things making it a struggle to find the time to pursue the growth of our spirits and the cultivation of a truly human character. By taking hold of a few key principles or tools your life, as you experience it now, can become the ground for what is truly sacred.
For more information on available courses you can go to the Australian New Church College by clicking on the following link...