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The Christian's Reasonable Service

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First published in 1700, The Christian’s Reasonable Service (De Redelijke Godsdienst) ran through twenty Dutch editions in the eighteenth century alone! The title is derived from Romans 12:1, “I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service.” It expresses ...more
Kindle Edition, 3073 pages
Published November 7th 2012 (first published May 2nd 2012)
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Scott Head
Jul 28, 2016 Scott Head rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Wilhelmus à Brakel's opus is a treasure. Only recently translated into English, this Dutch reformed work has been a beloved and popular work for decades. à Brakel's work is systematic, but its not really a systematic theology. Its very thorough yet accessible, and what I love most is that it is warm and pastoral. I had read of this trait, and found it to be true. The fatherly care of à Brakel comes across well and endears the reader, making this large four-volume set less intimidating to the ...more
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