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dled. And all the days of Enoch was an hundred forty and seven men, and give ear, all ye inhabita

years. were three hundred sixty and

unts of the land. Hath this been five years: And all the days of Methuselah were nine hundred Job an hundred and forty years: children of it, and ict your chile

Job xlii, 16, 17. After this lived in your days, or even in the days

of your fathers? Tell ye your sixty and nine years; and he died. and saw his sons, and his sons'

dren tell And all the days of Lamech were sons, eren four generations. So

thieir children, and seven hundred seventy and seven Job died, being old and full of their children another genera

tion. years: and he died. days.

Titus 11, 2. That the aged men Gen. ix, 29. And all the days of

THE AGED.

be sober, grave, temperate, sound Noah were nine hundred and filty years: and he died.

Lev. xix, 32. Thou shalt rise up in faith, in charity, in patience. before the boary lead, and honour the face of the old man, and

SIGNS OF AGE. INSTANCES AMONG TIE fear thy God: I am the LORD.

Gen. xxvii, 1. And it came to PATRIARCHIS,

Deut. xxxii, 25. The sword with pass, that when Isaac was old, Gen. xi, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 21, 23, ont, ani terror within, shall dess and his eyes were dim, so that he 25. 32. And Shem lived, after he troy both the young man and the could not see, he called Esau his begat Arphaxad, five hundred virgin, the suckling also with the eldest son, and said unto bim, My years, and begat sons and daugh-man of grey hairs.

son: and he said unto bim, Behold, ters. And Arphaxad lived, after he begat Salah, four hundred and 2 Chron. X, 8, 9. But he forsook here am I.

the counsel which the old men Gen, xlvili, 10. Now the eyes of three years, and begat sons and daughters. And Salah lived,

gave him, and took counsel with Israei were diin for age, so that le after he begat Eber, four hundred the young men that were brought could not see.... and three years, and begat sons up with him, that stood before

1 Sam. iii, 2. And it came to and daughters. 'And Eber lived, him. And he said unto them,

pass at that time, when Eli was aster he begat Peleg, four hundred What advice give ye, that we

laid down in his place, and his and thirty years, and begat sons may return answer to this people, and daughters. And Peleg lived, which have spokon to me, saying, leres, began to wax din, that he

could not see. after he begat Ren, two hundred Ease somewhat the yoke that thy

1 Sam. iv, 15. Now Eli was and nine years and begat sons and father did put upon us?

ninety and éiglit years old; and daughters. And Reu lived, after Evra iii, 12, 13. But many of the lis eyes were dim, ibat he could he begat Serug, two hundred and priests and Levites, and chief of not see. seven years, and begat sons and the fathers, who were ancient daughters, And Serug lived, after men, that had seen the first house, the king walketh before you: and

1 Sam. xii. 2. And now, behold, hebegat Nahor,two hundred years, when the foundation of this house I am old and grey-headed; and, and begat sons and daughters. was laid before their eyes, wept behold, my sons are with you: And Nahor lived, after he begat with a loud voice; and many and I have walked before you Terah, an hundred and nineteen shouted aloud for joy: So that the years, and begat song and daugh people could not discern the noise

from my childhood unto this ters. And the days of Terah of the shout of joy from the noise

day. were two hundred and five years: of the weeping of the people: for

2 Sam. xix, 33-35. And tho king and Teral died in Ilaran.

the people shouted with a loud said unto Barzillai, Come thou Gen. xxiii, 1. And Sarah was an shout, and the noise was heard over with me, and I will feed thee hundred and seven and twenty afar 018.

with ine in Jerusalem. And Baryears old: these were the years of Job xil, 12. With the ancient is long have I to live, tüat I should

zillai said unto the king. Ilow the lifo of Sarah. wisdom; and in length of days un

go up with the king unto JeruGen. xxv, 7, 8, 17. And these derstanding.

salem? I am this day fourscore are the days of the years of Job xv, 7, 17, 18. Art thon the years old: and can liliscern beAbraham's life which he lived, an first man that was born? or wast iween good and evil? can thy hundred threescore and fifteenthou made before the hills? I will

servant taste what I eat or what years. Then Abraham gave up shew thee, hear me; and that I drink? can I hear any more the the ghost, and died in a good old which I have seen I will declare; voico of singing men and singing ago, an old man, and full of years: Which wise men have told from

women? wherefore then should and was gathered to bis people. their fathers, and have not hid thy servant le yet a burden unto And these are the years of the it.

my lord the king? life of Ishmael, an hundred and

Job xxxii, 4,6,7. Now Eliliu had thirty and seven years: and he waited till Job had spoken, be

1 Kings 1, 1. 2. Now king David gave up the ghost, and died, and

was old, and stricken in years; cause they were elder than lie. was gathered unto his people.

bin with And Elihu the son of Barachel the clothes, but he gat no heat.

and they covered Gen. xxxv, 28, 29. And the days | Buzite answered and said, I am

Wherefore his servants said unto of Isaac were an hundred and i young, and ye are very old;

him, Let there be sought for my fourscore years.

And Isaac gave wherefore I was afraid, and durst lord the king a young virgin; and up the ghost, and died, and was not show you mine opinion. I

let her stand before the king, and gathered unto his people, being

said, Days should speak, and mul- let her cherish liim, and let her lie old and full of days: and his sous titude of years should teach wis

in thy bosom, that my lord tbe Esau and Jacob buried him. doin.

king may get heat. Gen. xlvii, 7, 8, 28. And Joseph Isa. xlvii, 6. I was wroth with brought in Jacob his father and my people; I have polluted mine 1 Kings xiv, 4. . . . But Ahijah set him before Pharaoh : and Jan inheritance, and given them into could not see; for his eyes were cob blessed Pharaoh. And Pha-thine land: thou didst show set by reason of his age. raoh said unto Jacob, How old them no mercy; upon the ancient Job xil, 20. He removeth away art thou? And Jacob lived in thou hast very heavily laid thy the speech of the trusty, and taka the land of Egypt seventeen yoke.

eth away the understanding of Furn; so the whole age of Jacob Joel 1, 2, 3. Hear this, ye old I the aged.

Job xv, 10. With us are both would God we had died in this mighty troubleth me: Becadee I the grey-headed and very aged wilderness!

was not cut off before the darkmen, much elder than thy fa

Dess, neither lath he covered the

1 Kings xix, 4. Bat he himself darkness from my face. ther.

went a day's journey into the Ps. lxxi, 18. Now also when I wilderness, and came and sat

Eccles. il, 17. Therefore I hated am old and grey-headed, o God, down under a juniper tree; and he life; because the work that is forsake me not, until I have requested for himself that he wrought under the sun is griov; showed thy strength unto this might die; and said, it is enough;

ous unto me: for all is vanity aud generation, and thy power to now, O LORD, tako away my lite: vexation of spirit. every one that is to come.

for I am not better than my Eccles. iv, 2, 3. Wherefore I Prov. xvi, 31. The hoary head fathers.

praised the dead which aro alis a crown of glory, if it be found in the way of righteous

Job iil. 11-15, 20-23. Why died ready dead, more than the living I not from the womb? why did I

which are yet alive. Yea, Letter ness. not give up the ghost when I

is he than both they which hath Eccles. xii, 3, 4. In the day when came out of the belly? the keepers of the house shall the knees prevent me? or why the

Wiy did not yet been, who hath not seen

the evil work that is done under tremble, and the strong men shall breasts that I should suck? For the suin. bow themselves, and the grindlers now should I have lain still and Jer. viii, 3. And death shall be cease because they are few, and been quiet, I should have slept: chosen rather than life by all the those that look out of the win-then had I been at rest with residue of them that remain of dows le darkened, And the doors kings and counsellors of the earth, this evil family, which remain in shall be shut in the streets, when

which built desolate places for all the places whither I have the sound of the grinding is low, themselves; Or with princes that driven them, saith the Lord of and he shall rise up at the voice had gold, who filled their houses hosts. of the bird, and all the daugliters with silver: Wherefore is light # Jer. xx, 14--18. Cursed be the of music shall be brought low. given to him that is in misery, day wherein I was born: let not

Hosea vii, 9. Strangers have and life unto the bitter in soul: the day wherein my mother baro devoured his strength, and lio Which long for death, but it me be blessed. Cursed be the knoweth it not; yea, grey hairs cometh not: and dig for it moro man who brought tidings to my are here and there upon him, yet than for hid treasures; Which father, saying A man-child is he knoweth not.

rejoice exceedingly, and are glad born unto thee, making him very

when they can find the grave? glad. And let that man bo as (See also under BODY.)

Why is light given to a man the cities which the LORD Over

whoso way is hid, and whom God threw, and repented not; and let LAW OF Vows ACCORDING TO AGE bath hedged in?

him hear the cry in the morniug, Lev. xxvii, 3-7. And thy esti- Job vi, 8-11. Oh that I might and the shouting at noon-tide; mation shall be of the male from have my request; and that God Because he slew me not from the twenty years old oven unto sixty would grant me the thing that I womb; or that my mother might years old, even thy estimation long fou! Even that it would have been my grave, and her shall be fifty shekels of silver, please God to destroy me; that he

womb to be always great with after the shekel of the sanctuary. would let loose his hand, and cut

me. Wherefore cume I forth out And if it be a female, then thy me of Then should I yet lave of the womb to see labour and estimation shall be thirty shekels. comfort; yea, I would hardeu my- sorrow, that my days slivuld bu And if it be from five years old self in sorrow: let him not spare; consumed with shame? even unto twenty years old, then for I have not concealed the

Jonah iv, 3, 8. Therefore now, thy estimation shall be of the words of the Holy One. What is O LORD, take, I beseech thee, my male twenty shekels, and for the my strength, that I should hope? | life from me; for it is better for female ten shekels. And if it be and what is mine end, that i

ine to die than to live. And it from a month old even unto five should prolong my life?

came to pass, when the sun did years old, then thy estimation shall be of the male five shekels

Job vii, 15, 16. So that my soul arise, that God prepared a veheof silver, and for the female tby rather than my life. I loathe it; upon the head of Jonah, that ho

chooseth strangling, and death ment east wind; and the sun beat estimation shall be three shekels of silver. And if it be from I would not live alway: let me fainted, and wished in himself to

die, and said, It is better for me sixty years old and above, if it be alone; for my days are vanity.

to dio than to live. a male, then thy estimation shall

Job x, 1, 18, 19. My soul is weary be fifteen shekels, and for the of mylife: I will leave inycomplaint shall men seek death, and shall

Rev. ix, 6. And in those days female ten shekels.

upon myself; I will speak in the not find it; and shall desire to die,

bitterness of my soul. Wherefore and death'shall flee from them. (DEATH, see under DISEASE then hast thou brought me forth AND DEATII.) out of the womb? Oh that I had

PECULIAR INSTANCES. given up the ghost, and do eye WEARINESS OF LIFE.

had scen me! I should have been Gen. xlvi, 30. And Israel said

as though I had not been; I should unto Joseph, Now let me die, Num. xi, 15. And if thou deal have been carried from the womb since I have seen thy face, because thus with me, kill me, I pray to the grave.

thou art yet alive. thee, out of hand, if I have found favour in thy sight; and let me

Job xiv, 13. O that thou would- John viii, 22. Then said the not see my wretcheduess.

est hide me in the grave that Jews, Will be kill himsell? because Num. xiv, 2. And all the child thou wouldest keep me secret, he saith, Whither I go, ye cannot dren of Israel murmured against until thy wrath be past, that thou Moses and against Aaron: and the wouldest appoint me a set time,

John xi, 16. Then said Thomas, whole congregation said

and remember me! unto

which is called Didymus, unto his them, Would God that we had Job xxiii, 16, 17. For God mak- fellow-disciples, Let us also go, died 'In the land of Egypt! or, eth my heart soft, and the All that we may die with him.

come.

SUICIDE-VIRTUAL. thou to that. And he cast down that I cried standing among them, Luke iv, 9. And he brought him the pieces of silver in the temple, Touchiug the resurrection of the

and departed, and went and bang dead I am called in question by to Jerusalem, and set him on a

you this day. pinnacle of the temple, and said ed himself. unto him, If thou be the Son of

Acts xxvi, 6-8. And now I stand God, cast thyself down from

(BURIAL, see under DISEASE and am judged for the hope of hence.

AND DEATH, Page 177.) the promise made of God auto

our fathers: Unto which promise Acts xvi, 27, 28. And the keeper

TIIE RESURRECTION OF our twelve tribes, instantly serv. of the prison awaking out of his

THE DEAD.

ing God day and night, hope to sleep, and seeing the prison doors

come: for which hope's sake, open, he drew out his sword, and Job xix, 23-27. Oh that my king Agrippa, I am accused of the would have killed himself, sup-words were now written! oh that

Jews. Why should it be thought psing that the prisoners had they were printed in a book!

a thing incredible with you, that been fled, But Paul cried with a That they were graven with an

God should raise the dead? loud voice, saying, Do thyself no iron pen and lead in the rock for harm; for we are all here. ever! For I know that my Re

Hcb. xi, 19, 35. Accounting that deemer liveth, and that he shall God was able to raise him up. INSTANCES OF SUICIDE. stand at the latter day upon the

even from the dead; from whence Judges xvi, 29, 30, And Samson earth: And though after my skin also he received him in a figure.

Women received their dead raised took hold of the two middle pil- my flesh shall I see God: Whom worms destroy this body, yet in

to lile again and others were lars upon which the house stood, I shall see for myself, and mine tortured, not accepting deliverand on which it was borne up, of eyes shall behold, and not ano

ance; that they might ob:ain a the one with his right hand, and

ther; though my reins be consumed better resurrection. of the other with his left. And within me.

1 Thess. iv, 15, 16. For this we Samson said, Let me die with the Philistines. And he bowed him

P8. xlix, 15. But God will re- say unto you by the word of the self with all his might; and the deem my soul from the power of Lord, that we which are alive and

remain unto the coming of the house fell upon the lords, and the grave; for he shall receive me. Selah.

Lord, shall not prevent them upon all the people that were therein: so the dead which he Isa. xxvi, 19. Thy dead men himself shall descend from heaven

which are asleep. For the LORD slew at his death were more than shall live, together with my dead with a shout, with the voice of they which he slew in his life. body shall shall they arise. A wake the archangel, and with the trump 1 Sam. xxxi, 4,5. Then said Saul for thy dew is as the dew of herbs, shall rise first.

and sing. ye that dwell in dust: of God; and the dead in Christ unto his arınour-bearer, Draw thy and the earth shall cast out the sword, and thrust me through dead. therewith; lest these uncircumcis

Proors. ed come and thrust me through, that sleep in the dust of the earth ing the dead, that they rise; have

Dan. xii, 2. And many of them

Mark xil, 26, 27. And as touchrand abuse me. But his armourbearer would not; for he was sore shall awake, some to everlasting ye not read in the book of Moses, afraid. Therefore Saul took a

life, and some to shame and ever-how in the bush God spake unto sword, and fell upon it. And lasting contempt.

him, saying, I am the God of when his armour-bearer saw that Hos. xii, 14. I will ransom them Abraham, and the God of Isaac, S: was dead, he fell likewise from the power of the grave; I and the God of Jacob? He is not upon his sword, and died with will redeem them from death: 0 the God of the dead, but the God him.

death, I will be thy plagues; 0 of the living: ye therefore do 2 Sam. xvii, 23. And when grave, I will be thy destruction: greatly err. Abithophel saw that his counsel repentance shall be hid from mine

Luke xx, 37, 38. Now, that the was not followed, he saddled his eyes.

dead are raised, even Moses ass, and arose, and gat him home John v. 28, 29. Marvel not at shewed at the bush, when he to his house, to his city, and put this: for the hour is coming, in the calleth the Lord the God of his household in order, and hang- which all that are in the graves Abraham, and the God of Isaac, ed himself, and died, and was shall hear his voice, And sball and the God of Jacob. For he is buried in the sepulchre of his come forth; they that have done not a God of the dead, but of the father.

good, unto the resurrection of living: for all live unto him. 1 Kings xvi, 18, 19. And it came evil, unto the resurrectiou of lite; and they that have done

Rom. vi, 5. For if we have been to pass, when Zinuri saw that the city was taken,that hewent into the damnation.

planted together in the likeness palaceof the king's house and burnt

John vi, 39. And this is the the likeness of his resurrection.

of his death, we shall be also in the king's house over him with Father's will which hath sent me, fire, and died, For his sing which that of all which he hath given there be no resurrection of the

1 Cor. xv, 13-23, 49, 50. But if he sinned in doing evil in the

me I should lose nothing, but sight of the Lord, in walking in should raise it up again at the last dead, then is Christ not risen. And the way of Jeroboam, and in his day.

if Christ be not risen, then is our sin which he did, to make Israel John xi, 23, 24. Jesus saith unto also vain. Yea, and we are found

preaching vain, and your faith is to sin.

her, Thy brother shall rise again. false witnesses of God; because Matth. xxvii, 3-5. Then Judas, Martha saith unto him, I know

we have testified of God that be which had betrayed him, when he that he shall rise again in the re

raised up Christ: whom he raised saw that he was condemned, re- surrection at the last day.

not up, if so be that the dead rise pented himself, and brought again Acts xxiv, 15, 21. And have not. For if the dead rise not, the thirty pieces of silver to the hope toward God, which they then is not Christ raised; And if chief priests and elders, Saying, I themselves also allow, that there Christ be not raised, your faith is have sinned, in that I have be shall be a resurrection of the vain; ye are yet in your sins. trayed the innocent blood. And dead, both of the just and unjust. Then they also which are fallen they said, What is that to us? seo | Except it be for this one voice, asleep in Christ are perished. If in

this life onlywe bave hopein Christ,, corruption, and this mortal shall | in you, and ye shall live; and I wo are of all men most misera- have put on inmortality, then shall place you in your own land: ble. But now is Christ risen from shall be brought to pass the say- then shall yo know that I the the dead, and become the first- ing that is written, Death is swal- | LORD bave spoken it, and perfruits of then that slept. For lowed up in victory. O death, formed it, saith the LORD. since by man came death, by man where is thy sting? O grave,

Matth. xxvii, 52, 53. And the came also the resurrection of the where is thy victory? The sting dead. For as in Adam all die, of death is sin; and the strength bodies of the saints which slept

graves were opened; and many even so in Christ shall all be made of sin is the law. alive. But every man in his own

arose, And came out of the graves

Phil. iii, 11, 21. If by any means after his resurrection, and went order: Christ the first - fruits; I might atrain unto the resurrec- into the holy city, and appeared afterward they that are Christ's iion of the dead. Who shall unto many. at his coming. And as we have change our vile body, that it may borne the image of the earthy, we be fashioned like unto his glorious Jews therefore knew that he was

John xii, 9. Much people of the shall also bear the image of the body, accoriling to the working ibere: and they came not for heavenly. Now this I say, breth whereby he is able even to subdue Jesus sake only, but that they ren, that flesh and bloou cannot all things unto himselt. inherit the kingdom of God;

might see Lazarus al:0, whoin neither doth corruption inherit

1 Thess. iv, 13, 14, 17, 18. But I he had raised from the dead.

would not have you to be ignoincorruption, rant, brethren, concerning them

Rom. viii, 19-23. For the earnest MODE AND RESULT. which are asleep, that yo sorrow

expectation of the creature wait

eth for the manifestation of the Luke xx, 33--36. Therefore in not, even as others which have no

sons of God. For the creature the resurrection whose wife of Jesus died, and rose again, even hope, For if we believe that

was made subject to vanity, not them is she? for seven had her to wife. And Jesus answering, said

so them also which sleep in Jesus willingly, but by reason of him will God bring with him. Then

who hath subjected the same in unto them, the children of this

we which are alive and remain hope; Because the creature itself WO

marry, and are given in shall be caught up together with also shall be delivered from the marriage: But they which shall them in the clouds, to meet the bondage of corruption into the be accounted worthy to obtain Lord in the air: and so shall we glorious liberty of the children of that world, and the resurrection

God. ever be with the Lord. Where

For we know that the from the dead, neither marry, nor fore comfort one another with

whole creation groaneth and traare given in marriage: Neither these words.

vaileth iu pain together until now: can they die any more: for they

And not only they, but ourselves are equal unto the angels; and are

also, which have the first-fruits of the children of God, being the

ALLUSIONS, ETC.

the Spirit, even we ourselves children of the resurrection.

Ezek. xxxvii, 1,7-14. The hand groan within ourselves, waiting John v, 25. Verily, verily, I say carried me out in the spirit of the demption of our body.

of the LORD was upon me, and for the adoption, to wit, the reunto you, The hour is coming, and now is, when the dead shall leur Lord, and set me down in the the voice of the Son of God: and midst of the valley which was full

OBJEOTIONS AND THEIR of bones. So I prophesied as I was they that bear shall live. commanded; and as I prophesied,

REFUTATION. 1 Cor. xvi, 42-48, 51--56. So also there was a noise, and behold á Matth, xxii 23-33. The same day is the resurrection of the dead: it shaking, and the bones came to-caine to bim the

Sadducees, is sown in corruption, it is raised gether, bone to his bone. And which say that there is no resurin incorruption: It is sown in when I beheld, lo, the sinews and rection, and asked him, Saying, dishonour, it is raised in glory: it the flesh came up upon them, and Master, Moses said, If a man die, is sown in weakness, it is raised the skin covered them above: but having no children, his brother in power: It is sown a natural there was no breath in them. shall marry his wife, and raise up body, it is raised a spiritual body. Then said he unto me, Prophesy seed unto bis brother. Now There is a natural body, and there unto the wind, prophesy, son of there were with us seven brethis a spiritual body. And so it is man, and say to the wind, Thus ren: and the first, when he had written, The first man Adam was saith the Lord God; come from married a wife, deceased, and, made a living soul, the last Adam the four windo, o breath, and having no issue, lett his wife untó was made a quickening spirit. breathe upon these slain,' that his brother: Likewise the second How beit that was not first which they may live. So I prophesied also, and the third, unto the is spiritual, but that which is as he commanded me, and the seventh. And last of all the natural; and afterward that which breath came into them, and they woman died also. Therefore, in is spiritual. The first man is of lived, and stood up upon their

the

resurrection, whose wire the earth, eart the second man feet, an exceeding great army. shall she be of the seven? is the Lord from heaven. As is Then he said unto me, Son of for they all had her. Jesus anthe earthly, such are they also man, these bones are the whole swered and said unto them, Ye do that are earthy: and xs is the house of Israel: behold, they say, err, not knowing the scriptures, heaveuly, such are they also that | Our bones are dried, and our nor the power of God. For in the are heavenly. Behold, I shew hope is lost: we are cut off for our resurrection they neither marry you a mystery; We shall not all parts. Therefore prophesy and nor are given in marriage, but sleep, but we shall all be changed, say unto theun, Thus Billie the Lord are as the angels of God in In a moment, in the twinkling of God, Behold, O my people, I will heaven. But as touching the an eye, at the last trump; (for the open your graves, and causo you resurrection of the dead, Dave trumpet shall sound;) and the dead to come up out of your graves, yo not read that which Wils shall be raised incorruptible, and and bring you into the land of poken unto you by God, saywe shall be changed. For this Israel: And ye shall kuow that I ing, I am the God of Abraham, corruptible must put on incor- am the LORD, when I have opened and the God of Isaac, and the God ruption, and this mortal must put your graves, O my people, and of Jacob? God is not the God of on immortality. So when this brought you up out of your the dead, but of the living. And corruptible shall have put on in- 1 graves, And shall put my Spirit I when the multitude heard this,

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they were astonished at his doc- ! he shall set the sheep on his right, Lord cometh witù, ten thousand trine.

hand, but the goats on the left. of his saints, To execute juigm-it Luke xx, 27. Then came to him Luke 1, 14. But it shall be more upon all, and to convince au that certain of the Saddacees, which tolerable for Tyre and Sidon at are ungodly among them of all deny that there is any resurrec- the judgment, tban for you.

their ungodly deeds which they tion.

Acts xvii, 31. Because he hath all their hari speeches which

have ungod y committed, and of Acts xvil, 32. And when they appointed a day, in the which he

ungodly sinners have spoken heard of the resurrection of the will ju ge the world in righteousdeal, some mocked: and others ness by that man whom he hath against him. said, We will hear thee again of ordained; thereof he hath given Reo. xi, 18. And the nations this matler. assurance unto all men, in that he were angry, and thy wra'h is

come, ani the time of the dead, Acts xxlil, 6-8. But when Paul hath raised him from the dead. perceived that the one part were

Rom. II, 3, 6. And thinkest thou that thou shouldest give reward

that they should be judged, and Sadduceer, and the other Phari. this, () man, that judgest them keer, he cried out in the council, which do such things, and doest and to the saints, and them that

unto thy servants the prophets. Menand brethren, I am a Pharisee, the same, that thou shalt escape fear thy name, small and great; the son of a Pharisee: of the hope the judgment of God. Who will

and shouldest destroy them which and resurrection of the dead I am render to every man according to

destroy the earth. called in question. And when he his deeds. had so said, there aruse a dissen- Rom. xiv, 11, 12. For it is writ- small and great, stand before God:

Rec.xx, 12. And I saw the dead, sion between the Pharisees and ten, As I 'live, saith the Lord, and the books were opened; and the Sadducees: and the multitude every knee shall bow to me, and was divided. For the Sadducees every tongue shall confess to God. is the book of life: and the dead

another book was opened, which say that there is no resurrection, so then every one of us shall give were judged out of those things neither angel, nor spirit; but the account of himself to God. Pharisees confess both.

which were written in the books,

2 Cor. v, 10. For we must all ap- according to their works. 1 Cor. xv, 12, 35-38. Now, if pear before the judgment-seat of Christ be preached that he rose Christ; that every one may receive

ALLUSIONS, ETC. from the dead, how say somethe things done in his body, ac

Isa. xxiv, 19, 20. The earth is among you that there is no resur- cording to that he hath done, utterly broken down, the earth is rection of the dead? But some whether it be good or bad.

clean dissolved, the earth is man will say, Ilow are the dead

Eph. vi, 8. Knowing that what moved exceedingly. The earth Tuised up? and with what body do soever good thing any man doeth, shall reel to and fro like a druukthey come? Thou fool, that which the same shall he receive of the ard, and shall be removed like a thou sowest is not quickened, Lord, whether he be bond or free. cottage; and the transgression except it dle. And that which

Phil. iv, 5. Let your modera- thereof 'shall be heavy upon it; thou sowest, thou sowest not that body that shall be, but bare grain, Lord is at hand. ion be known unto all men. The and it shall fall, and not rise

again. It may chance of wheat, or of some other grain: But God giveth it a

Col. iii, 25. But he that doeth

Isa, xxxiv, 4. And all the host body as it hath pleased him, and wrong shall receive for the wrong of heaven shall be dissolved, and to every seed his own body.

which he hath done; and there is the heavens shall be rolled tono respect of persons.

gether as a scroll; and all their 2 Tim 11,18. Who concerning the

1 Thess. v, 1-4. Bit of the times host shall fall down, as the leaf truth have erred, saying that the and the seasons, brethren, ye have falleth off from the vine, and as a resurrection is past already; and

no need that I write unto you. falling fig from the fig-tree, Overthrow the faith of some. For yourselves know perfectly,

Joel il, 30, 31. And I will shew that the day of the Lord so comTHE JUDGMENT.

eth as a thief in the night. For wunders in the heavens and in Eccles. ill, 17. I said in mine when they shall say, Peace and the earth, blood, and fire, and heart, God shall judge the right- safety, then sudden destruction pillars of smoke. The sun shall eous and the wicked: for there is cometh upon them, as travail

be turned into darkness, and the a time there for every purpose, upon a woman with child; and moon into blood, before the great and for every work.

they shall not escape.

But ye,

and the terrible day of the LORD

come. Eccles. xii, 14. For God shall brethren, are not in darkness, that bring every work into judgment, that day should overtake you as Joel ili, 1, 2, 11, 12, 14. For, bewith every secret thing, whether a thief.

hold, in those days, and in that u be good, or whether it be evil. - 2 Thess. II, 1, 2. Now we beseech time, when I shall bring again

Maith. xix, 28. And Jesus said you, brethren, by the coming of the captivity of Judah and Jeruunto them. Verily I say unto you,

our Lord Jesus Christ, and by our salem. I will also gather all naThat ye which have followed me gathering together unto him, tions, and will bring them down in the regeneration, when the Son That ye be not soon shaken in into the valley of Jebosha phat, of man shall sit in the throne of his mind, or be troubled, neither by and will plead with them there glory, yo also shall sit upon twelve spirit, nor by woril, nor by letter for my people and for my heritaga thrones, judging the twelve tribes

as from us, as that the day of Israel, whom they have scattered of Israel.

among the nations, and parted Christ is at hand. Matth. XXV, 31-33. When the

Heb, ix, 27. And as it is ap

my land. Assemble yourselves, Son of man'shall come in his pointed unto men onca to die, but and come, all ye heathen, and

gather yourselves together round glory, and all the holy angels with after this the judgment.

about: thither cause thy mighty him, then shall he sit upon the

1 Pet. iv, 5. Who shall give ones to come down, O LORO. Let throne of his glory: And before account to him that is ready to the heathen be takened, and him, shall be gathered all nations; judgo the quick and the dead.

come up to the valley of Jehoand he shall separate them one Jude 14, 15. And Enoch also, shaphat: for there will I sit to from another, as a shepherd divi- the sevenih from Adam, prophe- juugo all the heathen round deth his sheep from the goats: And I sied of these, saying, Behold, the labout. Multitudes, multitudes in

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