20. IV. HEAVEN IS DIVIDED INTO TWO KINGDOMS.
As there are infinite varieties in heaven, and no one society nor any one angel is exactly like any other,# there are in heaven general, specific, and particular divisions. The general division is into two kingdoms, the specific into three heavens, and the particular into innumerable societies. Each of these will be treated of in what follows. The general division is said to be into kingdoms, because heaven is called "the kingdom of God."
# There is infinite variety, and nowhere any thing the same as another (n. 7236, 9002).
Also in the heavens there is infinite variety (n. 684, 690, 3744, 5598, 7236).
Varieties in heaven are varieties of good (n. 3744, 4005, 7236, 7833, 7836, 9002).
All societies in the heavens, and all angels in a society, are thereby distinguished from each other (n. 690, 3241, 3519, 3804, 3986, 4067, 4149, 4263, 7236, 7833, 7836).
Nevertheless they are all made one by love from the Lord (n. 457, 3986).