Beets is born in Haarlem on September 13, 1814. He was the son
of a pharmacist and studied theology from 1833 till 1839 at
the University of Leiden, where he was graduated as a doctor.
He became minister at the Dutch-Reformed church in Heemstede.
In the same year he married Aleida Van Foreest. In Heemstede
he founded the city school that still bears his name. In 1854
he was called to Utrecht and became a professor of church history
at the University of Leiden. Using his own name he wrote poems,
sermons and literary texts. He also published using an alias:
'Crito', 'a gospel servant' and 'Hildebrand'. He died on March
13, 1903 in Utrecht as a result of a brain haemorrhage.
1814 - 1903
Beets knew and used the Divine Name.
Examples from his 'Dichtwerken'... ('Poems')
Page 137 - 138
Page 146 - 147
His poems were published in two parts
or books. The Divine Name is written in the second part as
Page 90 and a poem on page 91
In a poem starting on page 173 - we show
the part with God's Name...
In the poem 'JEREMIA' from page 287 the
Name is written three times...
... a little bit further...
And finally a poem on pages 322-324...