The divine visions of John Engelbrecht, a Lutheran Protestant, to which is prefixed the translator's prefatory address and a general view of the author's life and writings, tr. by F. Okely


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Página 99 - Thus saith the Lord, Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might, let not the rich man glory in his riches : but let him that glorieth glory in this, that he understandeth and knoweth Me, that I am the Lord which exercise lovingkindness, judgment, and righteousness, in the earth : for in these things I delight, saith the Lord.
Página 88 - And now also the axe is laid unto the root of the trees : therefore every tree which bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down and cast into the fire.
Página xviii - Being, who is infinitely more than an adequate object of all those affections : whom we are commanded to love with all our heart, with all our soul, and with all our mind.
Página vi - Watch ye therefore, and pray always ; that ye may be accounted worthy to efcape all thefe things that fhall come to pafs, and to ftand before the Son of man.
Página xviii - changed into the same image from glory to glory, even as by the Spirit of the Lord." We are to be transformed by the renewing of our minds, that we may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God.
Página xvi - But the hour cometh, and now ** is, when the true worfhippers fhall worfhip the Father " in fpirit and in truth ; for the Father feeketh fuch to " worfhip him. God is a fpirit; and they that worfhip " him, muft worfhip him in fpirit and in truth.
Página i - Engelbrecht, a Lutheran Protestant, whom God sent from the Dead to be a Preacher of Repentance and Faith to the Christian World...
Página xii - What could have been done more for my vineyard that I have not done in it...
Página 60 - ... angels, the choir of the prophets and apostles, who, with heavenly tongues and music, sing and play around the throne of God ; yet not in just such corporeal forms or shapes as are those we now bear and walk about in ; no, but in shapes all spiritual ; the holy angels in the shape of a multitude of flames of fire, the souls of believers in the shape of a multitude of glittering or luminous sparkles ; God's throne in the shape, or under the appearance of a great splendour. — HANS ENGELBRECHT.
Página 153 - O thou seer, go, flee thee away into the land of Judah, and there eat bread, and prophesy there: but prophesy not again any more at Beth-el: for it is the king's chapel, and it is the king's court.

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