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AC 832. The subject which now follows in due connection is the man of the new church, who is called "Noah;" and in fact the subject is his state after temptation, even to his regeneration, and thereafter.
AC 833. His first state after temptation, and his fluctuation between what is true and what is false, until truths begin to appear, is treated of (verses 1 to 5).
AC 834. His second state which is threefold: first, when the truths of faith are not yet; next, when there are truths of faith together with charity; and afterwards, when the goods of charity shine forth (verses 6 to 14).
AC 835. His third state, when he begins to act and think from charity, which is the first state of the regenerate (verses 15 to 19).
AC 836. His fourth state, when he acts and thinks from charity, which is the second state of the regenerate (verses 20, 21).
AC 837. Lastly, the new church, raised up in the place of the former is described (verses 21, 22). previous - next - text - details - Genesis - BM Home - Full Page