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The Incarnation of Jesus

The Incarnation of Jesus

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Jacob, although a simple shoemaker

He had amazing insight into the supernatural realm and remarkable wisdom. He teaches a lot on the spiritual aspects of living and the union God has with all creation.

Jacob, although a simple shoemaker

He had amazing insight into the supernatural realm and remarkable wisdom. He teaches a lot on the spiritual aspects of living and the union God has with all creation.

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Published by: purifysoul on Nov 25, 2007
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The Incarnation of Jesus Christ 
Set out in three parts. viz.:
1. How the eternal Word has become man; and of Mary the Virgin, who shewas from her first beginning, and what sort of mother she became byconception of her son Jesus Christ.II. How we must enter into the suffering, dying and death of Christ; and out ofhis death rise again with him and through him, and become like his image,and live eternally in him.III. The tree of Christian faith. A true instruction, showing how many may beone spirit with God, and what he has to do to work the works of God.Written according to divine illumination.byJacob Böhmein the year 1620Translated from the German byJohn Rolleston Earle, M.A.CONTENTSPART ICHAPTER I. That the person of Christ, as well as his incarnation,cannot be known by the natural understanding withoutdivine illumination CHAPTER II. Manifestation of the Deity by the creation of angels andmen from divine essenceCHAPTER III. The gate of the creation of manCHAPTER IV. Of the paradisaic sphere and dominion CHAPTER V. Of the lamentable fall of manCHAPTER VI. Of Adam's sleep CHAPTER VII. Of the promised seed of the woman CHAPTER VIII. Of the Virgin Mary, etc.CHAPTER IX. Of the virginity of MaryCHAPTER X. Of the birth of Jesus Christ, the Son of God CHAPTER XI. On the practical applicationCHAPTER XII. Of the pure virginity CHAPTER XIII. Of the two fold manCHAPTER XIV. On the new birth 
 PART IICHAPTER I. Of the origin of life from fine CHAPTER II. The tree and highly precious gate of the Holy Trinity CHAPTER III. The very earnest gateCHAPTER IV. Of the origin of the world of fire CHAPTER V. Of the Principle in itself CHAPTER VI. Of our deathCHAPTER VII. Of spiritual seeing CHAPTER VIII. The pilgrim's path from death unto life CHAPTER IX. Further particulars regarding the third citation CHAPTER X. Of the image of God which is manPART IIICHAPTER I. What faith is, and how it is one Spirit with GodCHAPTER II. Of the origin of faith, and why faith and doubt dwelltogetherCHAPTER III. Of the property of faith, how it goes out from the will ofthe natural craving into the freewill of God CHAPTER IV. What the work of faith is and how the will may walktherein and concerning its guideCHAPTER V. Why the ungodly are not converted, which is the mostpainful part of conversion, of the false shepherds, how wemust enter into God's kingdom, of the destruction of thedevil's kingdom, of the three forms and what we haveinherited from Adam and ChristCHAPTER VI. What lust can do; how we in Adam have fallen and inChrist have been born again, and that it is not such aneasy matter to become a true Christian.CHAPTER VII. To what end this world with all Being was created, alsoconcerning two eternal mysteries; of the exceedinglyfierce struggle in man for the image, and wherein the treeof the Christian faith stands, grows, and bears fruitCHAPTER VIII. In what manner God forgives sin, and how you become achild of God 

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