What a man thinks in his spirit in the world, that he does after his departure from the world when he becomes a spirit.
EMANUEL SWEDENBORG, Divine Providence
That honors and possessions are also bestowed by the devil, is known; because for that reason he is called the prince of the world. Now as it is unknown when honors and possessions are blessings, and when they are curses.
EMANUEL SWEDENBORG, Angelic Wisdom concerning the Divine Providence
A life of kindness is the primary meaning of divine worship.