Imatges de pÓgina

Luke xxi.35. For as a Snare shall it come on all them that dwell on the Face of the Earth.

Luke xxi. 36. Watch ye therefore and pray always that ye may be accounted worthy, to efcape all thefe Things that fhall come to pafs, and to stand before the Son of Man. See Matt. 24. 42. 44, to 51. Mark 13. 33. to 37.

1 Cor. i. 8. The Lord Jefus Chrift fhall confirm you unto the End, that ye may be blameless in the Day of the Lord Jefus Christ. See Chrift fhall judge.

iv. 4. He that judgeth me is the Lord.

Ver. 5.Therefore judge Nothing before the Time till the Lofd come. See Matt. 7 1.2. Rom. 14. 3. 10. 13. Col. 2. 16. James 4. 11.

Acts xvii. 30. The Times of Ignorance God winked at, but now commandeth all Men every where to repent.

Ver. 31. Because he hath appointed a Day wherein he will judge the World in Righteoufnefs by Jefus Chrift.

Col. iii. 4. When Chrift who is our Life fhall appear, then shall ye appear with him in Glory.

Col. iii. 5. Mortify therefore your Members which are upon the Earth, Fornication, Uncleannefs,. inordinate Affection, evil Concupifcence, and Covetoufnefs, which is Idolatry.

Ver 8. Alfo put off Anger, Wrath, Malice, Blafphemy, filthy Com¬ munications out of your Mouth.

Ver. 9. Lie not,

Ver. 24. Knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the Reward of

the Inheritance.

1 Theff. ii. 19. We who are Minifters, what is our Hope or Joy or Crown of Rejoicing? Are not even ye in the Presence of our Lord Jefus Chrift at his coming?

iii. 12. The Lord make you to encrease and abound in Love one toward another, and toward all Men.

Ver. 13. To the End he may stablish your Hearts unblameable in Holiness before Ged even our Father, at the Coming of our Lord Jefus Chrift with all his Saints.

iv. 17. We shall be caught up in the Clouds to meet the Lord in the Air, fo fhall we be ever with the Lord.

Ver. 18. Wherefore comfort one another with these Words.

v. 2. The Day of the Lord cometh as a Thief in the Night. 2 Pet. 3. 10..

Ver. 4. But ye, Brethren, are not in Darkness, that that Day should overtake you as a Thief.

Ver. 6. Therefore let us not fleep as do others, but let us watch

and be fober.

I Theff. V. 8. Putting on the Breaft-plate of Faith, and Love, and for an Helmet the hope of Salvation.

2 Theff. ii. 1. We befeech you Brethren by the Coming of our Lord Jefus Chrift, and by our Gathering together unto him.

Ver. 2. That ye be not foon fhaken in Mind.

1 Tim. vi. 14. Keep this Commandment without Spot, unrebukeable until the Coming of our Lord Jefus Chrift. See Obedience to Christ. Tit. ii. 12. Denying Ungodlinefs and worldly Lufts, we should live foberly, righteously and godly, in this prefent World.

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Tit. ii. 13. Looking for the bleffed Hope, and the glorious Appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ.

James v. 7. Be patient, Brethren, unto the Coming of the Lord. Ver. 8. Stablish your Hearts for the Coming of the Lord draweth nigh

Pet i. 7. That the Trial of your Faith, being much more precious than that of Gold that perisheth, though it be tried by Fire, might be found unto Praife and Honour and Glory at the Appearing of Jefus Christ.

Ver. 9. Ye receiving the end of your Faith, the Salvation of your Souls.

Ver. 13. Gird up the Loins of your Mind, be fober and hope to the End, for the Grace that shall be brought to you at the Revelation of Jefus Christ,

Ver. 14. As obedient Children, not fashioning yourselves according to the former Lufts in your Ignorance.

Ver. 15. But as he which hath called you is holy, fo be ye holy in all Manner of Converfation.

1 Pet. iv. 7. The End of all Things is at Hand, be ye therefore sober and watch unto Prayer,

Ver. 13. Rejoice, in as much as ye are Partakers of Chrift's Sufferings, that when his Glory fhall be revealed, ye may be glad also with exceeding Joy.

2 Pet. iii. 11. Seeing then that all these Things fhall be diffolved, what Manner of Perfons ought ye to be in all holy Converfation and Godlinefs.

Ver. 12. Looking for and hafting to the Coming of the Day of God, when the Heavens being on Fire fhall be diffolved, and the Elements shall melt with fervent Heat. Ver. 13. 14.

1 John ii. 8. Little Children, abide in Chrift, that when he fhall appear ye may have Confidence, and not be ashamed at his Coming.

iv. 17. Herein is our Love made perfect, that we may have Boldness in the Day of Judgment.

Rev. xiv. 7. Fear God and give Glory to him, for the Hour of his Judgment is come, and worship him that made Heaven and Earth and the Fountains of Waters.

6. The Diffolution of the Heavens and the Earth. Pf. cii. 25. The Heavens are the Work of thine Hands.

Ver. 26. They fhall perish but thou fhalt endure, yea all of them shall f wax old like a Garment, and as a Vesture fhalt thou, (Chrift, Heb. 1. 10, 11, 12.) change them and they fhall be changed.

2 Pet. iii 7. The Heavens and the Earth which are now are kept in Store, referved unto Fire, against the Day of Judgment and Perdition of ungodly Men:

Ver. 10. The Heavens fhall pass away with a great Noise, and the Elements fhall melt with fervent Heat, the Earth alfo and the Works that are therein fhall be burnt up. Ver. 12.

Ver. 13. Nevertheless we according to his Promife look for new Heavens and a new Earth, wherein dwelleth Righteousness. See Rev. 6. 14. Ifa. 34. 24—51. 6—65; 17.—66. 22.

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The Happiness of the Righteous.

7. The Happiness of the Righteous in Heaven, is inconceiveably great. 1 Cor ii. 9. Eye hath not feen nor Ear heard, neither have entered into the Heart of Man the Things which God hath prepared for them that love him. Ifa. 64. 4.

1 John i 2. Beloved, now are we the Sons of God, and it doth not yet appear what we shall be, but we know that when he shall appear we fhall be like him, for we fhall fee him as he is. Rom, 8. 29. Phil. 3. 21.

8. Chriftians are Heirs. Rom. viii. 17.If Children then Heirs, Heirs of God, and joint Heirs of Chrift. Ch. 4 7.

Gal. iii. 27. Heirs according to the Promife. Eph. 3. 6.
Tit. ii. 17. Heirs according to the Hope of eternal Life.
Heb. i. 17. Heirs of Salvation.

vi. 17. Heirs of Promife. Ch. 11. 7. 10. Heirs of Righteoufnefs by Faith.

James ii. 5. Heirs of a Kingdom which God hath prepared for them that love him.

1 Pet. iii. 7. Heirs of the Grace of Life.

Chriftians have an Inheritance, a Kingdom, &c.

Matt. xix. 21. Thou shalt have Treasure in Heaven.

Ver. 29. Shall inherit everlasting Life.

xxv. 34 Chrift will fay, Come ye bleffed of my Father, inherit the Kingdom prepared for you, from the Foundation of the World. Luke


Luke xxii. 29. I appoint unto you a Kingdom, even as my Father hath appointed unto me.

Ver. 30. That ye may eat at my Table, and drink in my Kingdom.

A&s xiv. 20 We must through manifold Tribulations enter into the Kingdom of God.

xx. 32. To an Inheritance among them that are fanctified by Faith, in Jefus Chrift. Ch. 26. 18.

Rom. v. 17. They which receive Abundance of Grace and of the Gift of Righteoufnefs, fhall reign in Life by Jefus Chrift. 2 Tim. 2. 12. If we fuffer with Chrift we shall alfo reign with him. Matt. 19. 28. Gal. iii. 18. An Inheritance not of law, but of Promife. Rom. 4.14. Eph. i. 11. In Chrift we have obtained an Inheritance.

Ver. 14 The Spirit of Promife is the Earnest of our Inheritance. Ver. 18. The Glory of God's Inheritance in the Saints.

Col. i. 12. The Father hath made us meet to be Partakers of the Inheritance of the Saints in Light.

Col. iii. 24. Of the Lord ye fhall receive the Reward of the Inheritance, for ye ferve the Lord Chrift.

1 Theff. ii. 12. God hath called us to his Kingdom and Glory. That ye may be accounted worthy of the Kingdom ye may be accounted

2 Theff. i. 5. for which ye fuffer. 2 Tim. iv. 18.


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Heb. ix. 15. Chrift the Mediator, &c. that they might receive the Promife of eternal Inheritance.



Heb. x. 34. An enduring Substance. Ch. 12, 28. A Kingdom that cannot be moved.

1 Pet. i. 3. God hath begotten us to a lively Hope.

Ver. 4. To an Inheritance incorruptible, undefiled, and that fadeth not away, referved in Heaven.

2 Pet. i. 11. An Entrance fhall be miniftered unto you abundantly into the Everlafting Kingdom of our Lord and Saviour Jefus Chrift.

Rev. i, 6. Jefus Chrift hath made us Kings and Priefts unto God and his Father. Ch. 5. 10.-20. 4. 6. See Luke 6. 20.-13. 28. 29. -14. 15.

xxi. 7. He that overcometh shall inherit all Things.

I Cor. vi. 9. The Unrighteous fhall not inherit the Kingdom of God. Ver. 10. Gal. 5. 21. Eph. 5. 5.

9. The righteous have Rest. Job iii. 17. There (in Heaven) the weary are at Reft.

Pf. cxvi. 7. Return unto thy Reft, O my Soul.

Jer, vi. 16. Walk in the good Way and ye shall find Reft unto your
Souls. Ifa. 57.2.

Matt. xi. 28. Come unto me (faid Jefus,) and I will give you Reft.
Ver. 29. Ye fhall find Reft unto your Souls.

2 Theff. i. 7. God will give you Reft, when the Lord Jefus fhall be revealed from Heaven.

Heb. iv. 9. There remaineth a Reft for the People of God.

Ver. 11. Let us labour to enter into that Reft.

Rev. xiv. 13. The Dead which die in the Lord, reft from their Labour, and their Works do follow them.

10. Others enjoy Manfions, a new Heaven, and heavenly Temple, Light, &c. John xiv. 2. In my Father's House are many Mansions, I go to prepare a Place for you.

Ver. 3. I will come again and receive you unto myself, that where I am, there ye may be also.

2 Pet. iii. 13. We look for new Heavens, and a new Earth whereia dwelleth Righteousness.

Rev. iii. 4. They fhall walk with me in White, for they are worthy. Rev. xxi. 22. The Lord God Almighty, and the Lamb are the Temple of it.

Ver. 23. The Glory of God did lighten it, and the Lamb is the light thereof.

xxii. 4. And they shall fee his Face, and his Name shall be in their Foreheads.

Ver. 5. The Lord God giveth them Light, and they shall reign for ever and ever.

11. They are prefent with Christ. John xvii. 24. I will that they also whom thou haft given me be with me where I am, that they may behold my Glory which thou haft given me. Ch. 12. 26-14 2. 3. Luke 22.30.

Col. iii. 4. When Chrift who is our Life fhall appear then shall ye also appear with him in Glory. 1 John 3. 2.

1 Theff. iv. 17. We fhall be caught up in the Clouds to meet the Lord in the Air, and so shall we ever be with the Lord.

Rev. iii. 4. Thou haft a few Names even in Sardis, which have not defiled their Garments, and they fhall walk with me in White for they are worthy.


Rev. iii. 21. To him that overcometh will I grant to fit with me in my Throne, even as I also overcame, and am fet down with my Father in his Throne. Ver. 5

Rev. vii. 15. They are before the Throne of God and ferve him Day and Night in his Temple, and he that fitteth on the Throne shall dwell among them.

xiv. 4. These are they which follow the Lamb, whithersoever he goeth, these were redeemed from among Men being the first Fruits unto God and to the Lamb. Ver. 5.

12. Are in a State of Joy. Pf. xvi. 11. Thou wilt fhew me the Path of Life, in thy Prefence is Fulnefs of Joy, and at thy right Hand are Pleafures for evermore. Pf. 36. 8. 9. Ifa. 35.10. Matt. xxv. 21. Enter into the Joy of thy Lord.

Jude xxiv. He is able to prefent you faultlefs before the prefence of his Glory with exceeding Joy.

13. Free from Pain and Sorrow. Ifa. xxxiii. 24. The Inhabitant fhall not fay I am fick, the People that dwell there fhall be forgiven their Iniquity.

XXXV. 10. Sorrow and Sighing fhall fly away.

Ix. 19. The Sun fhall be no more thy Light by Day, neither shall the Moon give Light unto thee, but the Lord shall be unto thee an everlasting Light, and thy God thy Glory. Ver. 20.

Matt. vi. 20. Lay up for yourselves Treafures in Heaven, where neither Moth nor Ruft doth corrupt nor Thieves break through and steal.

Rev. vii. 15. They are before the Throne of God, and ferve him Day and Night in his Temple, and he that fitteth on the Throne fhall lead them.

Ver. 16. And they fhall hunger no more, neither thirst any more, neither shall the Sun light on them nor any Heat.

Ver. 17. For the Lamb which is in the Midft of the Throne fhall feed them, and fhall lead them unto living Fountains of Waters, and God fhall wipe away all Tears from their Eyes.

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N. B. The above Texts from Ifaiah- though prophetical of the happy State of the Church on Earth, are moft ftrictly true and expreflive of the Happiness of glorified Saints in Heaven.

Rev. xxi. 4. God fhall wipe away all Tears from their Eyes, and there shall be no more Death, neither Sorrow nor Crying, neither shall there be any more Pain, for the former Things are paffed away.

xxii. 3. There shall be no more Curfe, but the Throne of God and of the Lamb fhall be in it, and his Servants fhall ferve him.

14. Eternal Life is from God Pf. xi. 6. Thou wilt fhew me the Path of Life. Acts 2. 28

xxxvi. 9. With thee is the Fountain of Life.

Ixiii 3. Thy Loving-kindness is better than Life.

Rev. xxii. 1. I beheld a pure River of Water of Life, clear as Crystal proceeding out of the Throne of God and of the Lamb.

Ver. 2. In the midst of the Street and, of either Side of the River was the Tree of Life. See Live through Chrift.

15. Life promifed to fundry Graces and Duties. See promifes to Faith in Chrifl to Obedience. Lev. xviii. 5 Keep my Statutes and my Judgments,

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