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Of Heaven and Hell

OF HEAVEN and HELL by Jacob Behmen (Jakob Boehme) 1575-1624, The Teutonic Theosopher -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- A D I A L O G U E BETWEEN A SCHOLAR AND HIS MASTER SHOWING Whither the blessed and the damned Souls go when they depart from their Bod... Read More

Of Regeneration

OF Regeneration, OR THE New Birth SHEWING How he that earnestly seeketh Salvation, must suffer himself to be brought out of the confused and contentious Babel, by the Spirit of CHRIST, that he may be born a-new in the Spirit of CHRIST, and live to Him only. by Jacob Behmen (Jakob Boehme) 1575-1624, ... Read More

Of the Super-Sensual Life

THE SUPER SENSUAL LIFE by Jacob Behmen (Jakob Boehme) 1575-1624, The Teutonic Theosopher -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- TWO D I A L O G U E S BETWEEN A DISCIPLE AND HIS MASTER, CONCERNING THE LIFE WHICH IS ABOVE SENSE. SHOWING How the Soul may attain... Read More

Of True Repentence

SHOWING HOW MAN SHOULD STIR HIMSELF UP IN MIND AND WILL AND WHAT HIS EARNEST CONSIDERATION AND PURPOSE SHOULD BE How Man must stir himself in Mind and Will; and what his Consideration and earnest Purpose must be, when he will perform powerful and effectual Repentance: And with what Mind he must appe... Read More

Of True Resignation

Of True Resignation OR Dying to SELF by Jacob Behmen (Jakob Boehme) 1575-1624, The Teutonic Theosopher SHOWING How Man must DAILY die to his OWN Will in SELF; how he must bring his Desire into God, and what he should ask and desire of God. LIKEWISE How he must spring up out of the dying sinful Man, ... Read More

The Way from Darkness to True Illumination

The WAY from DARKNESS to TRUE ILLUMINATION by Jacob Behmen (Jakob Boehme) 1575-1624, The Teutonic Theosopher -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- A D I S C O U R S E BETWEEN A SOUL HUNGRY AND THIRSTY AFTER THE FOUNTAIN OF LIFE, THE SWEET LOVE OF JESUS CHRI... Read More

Treasures from the Writings of Jacob Boehme

TREASURES FROM THE WRITINGS OF JACOB BOEHME Introduction to Boehme Jacob Boehme, "chosen servant of God," was born in Alt Seidenburg, Germany, in 1575. John Wesley, in his day, required all of his preachers to study the writings of Jacob Boehme; and the learned theologian, Willam Law, said of him: "... Read More

God is All

Now therefore we say (as the Scripture informs us) that God dwells in Heaven, and it is the Truth. Now mark, Moses writes, that God created the Heaven out of the Midst of the Waters, and the Scripture says, God dwells in Heaven; therefore we may now observe, that the water has its Original from the ... Read More

Man in "The Image of the Earthy"

"We Have Borne the Image of the Earthy" "Adam was given that which he would have, . . . the terrestrial woman, in place of the celestial virgin; for Adam's treachery toward his heavenly consort, disqualified him for her, and left him only fitted for an 'Eve'! During his sleep, the woman was made out... Read More

Man In "The Image of the Heavenly"

"O great and holy God, I pray thee, set open my inwardness to me; that I may rightly know what I am; and open in me what was shut up in Adam." . . . "God stirred himself to produce creation . . . He was desirous of having children of his own kind . . . Creation was an act of the free will of God; Go... Read More

Man in "The Restored Image"

"We Shall also Bear the Image of the Heavenly" "All the teachings of Christ have no other object than to show us how we may re-ascend to our virginal unity with him . . . There is ever a strife over man's image; the devil and hell say, 'It is mine, by right of nature; it is generated out of my root.... Read More

Of True Repentance

SHOWING HOW MAN SHOULD STIR HIMSELF UP IN MIND AND WILL AND WHAT HIS EARNEST CONSIDERATION AND PURPOSE SHOULD BE How Man must stir himself in Mind and Will; and what his Consideration and earnest Purpose must be, when he will perform powerful and effectual Repentance: And with what Mind he must appe... Read More

Of True Resignation: Chapter 1

OR Dying to SELF by Jacob Behmen (Jakob Boehme) 1575-1624, The Teutonic Theosopher SHOWING How Man must DAILY die to his OWN Will in SELF; how he must bring his Desire into God, and what he should ask and desire of God. LIKEWISE How he must spring up out of the dying sinful Man, with a new Mind and ... Read More

Of True Resignation: Chapter 2

THE SECOND CHAPTER Here Reason will object and say, Is it not right for a Man to attain the Light of God, and also the Light of the outward Nature and Reason, that he may be able to order his Life wisely, as the Scripture directeth? 2. Yes, it is very right; nothing can be more profitable to a Man, ... Read More

Of True Resignation: Chapter 3

THE THIRD CHAPTER Whosoever therefore intendeth to do any good and perfect Work, wherein he hopeth eternally to rejoice, let him depart from himSELF, viz. from his OWN Desire, and enter into Resignation, into the Will of God, and work with God. And then though the earthly Desire of SELF in Flesh and... Read More

The Key to Divine Mysteries

A Short Description of the Key which opens the Divine Mysteries, and leadeth to the Knowledge of them. Whosoever is desirous to attain to Divine Vision in himself, and to speak with God in Christ, let him follow this Course, and he shall attain it. 1. LET him gather all his Thoughts and Reason toget... Read More

The Supersensual Life: Dialogue I

The Disciple said to his Master: Sir, how may I come to the Supersensual Life, so that I may see God, and hear God speak? The Master answered and said: Son, when thou canst throw thyself into That, where no Creature dwelleth, though it be but for a Moment, then thou hearest what God speaketh. Discip... Read More

The Supersensual Life: Dialogue II: Argument

Herein is described and set forth the Manner of passing the Gulf which divides betwixt the two Principles or States of Heaven and Hell: and it is particularly shewn how this Transaction is carried on in the Soul; what the Partition Wall therein is, which separates from God. What the breaking down of... Read More

Two Dialogues

DIALOGUES BETWEEN A DISCIPLE AND HIS MASTER, CONCERNING THE LIFE WHICH IS ABOVE SENSE. SHOWING How the Soul may attain to Divine HEARING and VISION - to a life above sense; and What its Childship in the Natural and Supernatural Life is; and How it passeth out of Nature into God, and out of God into ... Read More

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