The Universal Church

Arcana Coelestia 3263

The Specific Church, and its relation to the Church Universal

Heavenly Doctrine 242 | Heavenly Doctrine 244 | Heaven and Hell 308 | Arcana Coelestia 2853 | Doctrine of the Sacred Scripture 104 | True Christian Religion 245 | Doctrine of the Sacred Scripture 78

Where the Specific Church is

Heavenly Doctrine 243

Who constitute the Specific Church?

Arcana Coelestia 4899 | Arcana Coelestia 6637

The Church is one thing and Religion another

Apocalypse Revealed 923

Who are meant by Gentiles?

Apocalypse Revealed 110

The Good and Truth among the Gentiles is not constituent of the Church

Arcana Coelestia 3310 | Arcana Coelestia 2049

The Necessity that there should always be a Church

Arcana Coelestia 637

The Church in Heaven could not subsist without a Church on the Earth

Apocalypse Revealed 533

When a Church is near its End | a new Church is raised up

Apocalypse Explained 665

The Church cannot be raised up anew in any Nation until it is entirely Vastated

Arcana Coelestia 1356 | Arcana Coelestia 1365 | Arcana Coelestia 1366

There have been in general four Churches on the Earth

True Christian Religion 760

General Character of these four Churches

Arcana Coelestia 10355

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