Spiritual Message by Dr. Devin Zuber, January 28, 2018
Scripture readings: Genesis 27: 10-17, Matthew 4: 8-11
Though angels have been a popular theme in western culture and art for centuries, not many details are actually given in the Bible about what sort of beings angels purportedly are. One of Emanuel Swedenborg’s more distinctive claims was that all of us (humans) are potentially angels, making a heaven (or a hell) in this life, in the here-and-now, by how we conduct ourselves. On this Sunday before Swedenborg’s birthday, this sermon explores what Swedenborg’s “angelology” might practically mean for how we live our lives; that angels might be less a matter of spectacular wings and complicated wonder, and more embedded in our daily experiences than we tend to admit.