Jacob Boehme (1575 – 1624)

Jacob Boehme (1575 – 1624)

Jacob Boehme Quote – “Follow my advice, and leave off your difficult seeking…”

Follow my advice, and leave off your difficult seeking for the knowledge of God by means of your selfish will and reasoning. Throw away that imaginary reason, which your mortal self thinks to possess, and your will shall then be the will of God. If He finds His will to be in His, then will is will become manifest in […]

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Jacob Boehme (1575 – 1624)

Jacob Boehme Quote – “When thou art gone forth wholly from the creature…”

When thou art gone forth wholly from the creature, and from that which is visible, and art become nothing to all that is nature and creature, then thou art in that Eternal One which is God himself. And then thou shalt perceive and feel in thy interior the highest virtue of love… Whosoever finds it, finds all things. Jacob Boehme […]

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Jacob Boehme (1575 – 1624)

Jacob Boehme Quote – “It is not ‘man’ in the abstract who recognizes anything…”

It is not “man” in the abstract who recognizes anything. It is always a certain principle, having become active in him, that recognizes its own counterpart in external nature, when it comes in contact with it. Only he in whom is light can see the light; only the element of love can feel love; only the divinity in man can […]

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Jacob Boehme (1575 – 1624)

Jacob Boehme Quote – “But if you keep quiet, and desist from thinking and feeling…”

But if you keep quiet, and desist from thinking and feeling with your own personal selfhood, then will the eternal hearing, seeing, and speaking become revealed to you, and God will see and hear and perceive through you. Jacob Boehme (1575 – 1624)

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Jacob Boehme (1575 – 1624)

Jacob Boehme Quote – “All we taste, against all we lack, is like a single drop of water…”

All we taste, against all we lack, is like a single drop of water against the whole sea… for we feed upon His Immensity, which we cannot devour, and we yearn after His Infinity, which we cannot attain. Jacob Boehme (1575 – 1624)

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Jacob Boehme (1575 – 1624)

Jacob Boehme Quote – “Blessed art thou therefore if that thou canst stand still…”

Blessed art thou therefore if that thou canst stand still from self-thinking and self-willing, and canst stop the wheel of they imagination and senses… forasmuch as hereby thou mayest arrive at length to see the great Salvation of God being made capable of all manner of Divine sensations and Heavenly communications. Since it is nought indeed but thine own hearing […]

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