Loves Deep Valley: 101 Devotional Poems of Gerhard Tersteegen, a Protestant Mystic (1697-1769 A.D.) [Translated] Gerhard Tersteegen

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Loves Deep Valley: 101 Devotional Poems of Gerhard Tersteegen, a Protestant Mystic (1697-1769 A.D.) [Translated] by Gerhard Tersteegen
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This is a collection of 101 devotional poems and hymns of the Protestant mystic and radical Pietist, Gerhard Tersteegen. Even though some of his hymns were translated into English and incorporated in English hymn books, the bulk of his work stillMoreThis is a collection of 101 devotional poems and hymns of the Protestant mystic and radical Pietist, Gerhard Tersteegen. Even though some of his hymns were translated into English and incorporated in English hymn books, the bulk of his work still remains unavailable to English readers.

Through these small poems, Gerhard Tersteegen outlines the Christian life in radical but practical terms. I hope you find them as inspiring to read as they were to translate.Table of Contents:Introduction1. They who flee multiplicity behold the One2. Outer and inner stillness3. How one receives peace4. Those who rest rightly, accomplish much5. Where is Heaven?6. Where can you find your treasure?7. Never alone8.

The temple of Baal9. When two are alone together, they become alike10. Give me your heart, my child!11. Hold nothing back! [To Benjamin]12. Do not take what isnt yours, whatever happens13. Obedience is better than sacrifice14. One should still celebrate the Sabbath15. The way home16. Serve God as he is17. Do not leave your post!18. Trust, and let it guide you!19. Hold your peace, for the fight is Gods!20.

A fresh start is half the battle21. Remember Lots wife!22. He that loses his life shall find it23. First come, then see24. Rest in nowhere but God25. In the center, one remains still26. The infant is not concerned with housekeeping27. Spiritual nagivation (ship navigation)28. Loves blind nature29. Go into the joy of your Lord!30. The best sacrifice31. We do not see what is visible32.

How to get rid of sin33.Our heart is Gods sanctuary34. Where God is to be found35. To be always in His presence36. I live, yet not I37. Dont trust the serpent!38. To live in God39. Gods altar of incense40. They who only want God are always still41.

Being soft on yourself only brings greater pain42. How blessed is a true Christian!43. In the sanctuary, all is still44. A valley that no wind has touched45. Where you associate, there you are honored46. [Says] Jesus to the soul, pt. 1147. Only one of the two!48. Happier than the angels49.

A higher level of Christianity50. Watching in the night51. You must be pure and chaste52. Denial out of pure love53. In solitude, at peace with God54. Let the storm pass by!55. Console yourself on a good evening!56. Not on enemy ground57. Our main business58. The hearts preservation59. God has only one requirement60. Adams life, Christs death61. Let yourself be led!62. In all things, only my God alone!63.

Deny and believe64. How to perform good works65. Like a child, unknowing66. Unspoiled67. The delightful adornment68. Everything from grace69. Both child and man70. Leave alone what is void and do what is important!71. Complete surrender72. Our homeland is so close73. Sincerity brings peace and joy74. Always the same work75. As ones food is, so is ones life76. The heart must be empty and pure77. How do I please God?78. Food for the journey79. Those who want the One are always quiet80.

[Says] Jesus to the Soul, pt. 1281. That which is outside you does not concern you82.



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