Wilhelmus à Brakel – Seek Communion With Christ

19 Apr

Wilhelmus a Brakel 1Since believers are partakers of Christ and all His benefits, how heartily and continually they ought to be exercised concerning this union!

First, this is their portion and they have a right to it. Jesus Himself is their Jesus and all His benefits are theirs.

Secondly, since it grieves you, believers, to be so empty in yourself, and you desire neither not to be distracted by nor filled with anything but Jesus and His fullness, why do you remain so long in this empty frame? Arise, satisfy and fill yourself with Him; rejoice in Him and His benefits.

~Wilhelmus à Brakel~





The Christian’s Reasonable Service, ed. Joel R. Beeke, trans. Bartel Elshout, vol. 2 (Grand Rapids, MI: Reformation Heritage Books, 1993), 92–93.

Books by Wilhelmus à Brakel

Kindle Books

à Brakel’s Works on Logos Bible Software

More à Brakel Quotes at The Old Guys

2 Responses to “Wilhelmus à Brakel – Seek Communion With Christ”

  1. lacykitkat April 19, 2014 at 4:11 pm #

    Reblogged this on HE STILL SPEAKS!.

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    Reblogged this on My Delight and My Counsellors.

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