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eth for a little time, and then vanishcth away. For that ye ought to say, If the Lord will, we shall live, and do this or that.—James iv. 13—15. i. 10.
Pass the time of your sojourning herein fear.—1 Pet. i. 17.
I beseech you, as strangers and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts.—
1 Pet.ii. 11. 1 Chron. xxix. 15. Knowing that shortly I must put
off this my tabernacle; even as our Lord Jesus Christ hath shewed me.—
2 Pet. i. 14. Blessed are the dead which die in
the Lord, from henceforth: yea, saith the Spirit, that they may rest from their labours; and their works do follow them.—Rev. xiv. 13.
Blessed are those servants whom the Lord when he cometh shall find watching.—Luke xii. 37, 38.
OF THE RESURRECTION OF
So man lieth down, and riseth not: till the heavens be no more they shall not awake.—Job xiv. 12.
I know that my Redeemer liveth, &c. and though after my skin, worms destroy this body, yet in my flesh shall I see God; whom I shall see for myself, and mine eyes shall behold, and not another.—Job xix. 25—27. Ps. xlix. 15.
I shall be satisfied when I awake with thy likeness.—Ps. xvii. 15.
He will swallow up death in victory, &c.—Isa. xxv. 7, 8.
Thy dead men shall live: together with my dead body shall they arise. Awake, and sing, ye that dwell in dust: for thy dew is as the dew of herbs; and the earth shall cast out the dead.—Isa. xxvi. 19.
And many that sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake: some to everlasting life, and some to shame, &c. Thou shalt rest, and stand in thy lot at the end of the days.—Dan. xii. 2.13.
I will ransom them from the power of the grave; I will redeem them from
death: O death, I will be thy plagues; O grave, I will be thy destruction.— Hosea xiii. 14.
But as touching the resurrection from the dead, &c. I am the God of Abraham, &c. God is not the God of the dead, but the God of the living.—Matt. xxii. 31, 32. Luke xx. 35. 37, 38.
Many bodies of the saints which slept, arose at the death of Christ.— Matt. xxvii. 52.
Thou shalt be recompensed at the resurrection of the just.-Luke xiv. 14.
The hour is coming, in which all that are in the graves shall hear his voice, and shall come forth: they that have done good, unto the resurrection of life, &c—John v. 28, 29.
I should lose nothing; bnt should raise it up again at the last day, &c. and I will raise him up at the last day.—John vi. 39, 40. 44,45.
I know that he shall rise again in the resurrection at the last day. Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection and the life: he that believeth in me, &c—John xi. 24—26.
Because I live, ye shall live also.— John xiv. 19.
They taught the people; and preached, through Jesus, the resurrection from the dead.—Acts iv. 2.
And when they heard of the resurrection from the dead, some mocked. —Acts xvii. 32.
Of the hope and resurrection from the dead I am called in question, &c. The Sadducees say,There is no resurrection, neither angel, nor spirit: but the Pharisees confess both.—Acts xxiii. 6. 8. xxiv. 21.
They themselves also allow that there shall be a resurrection of the dead, both of the just and unjust.— Acts xxiv. 15.
Why should it be thought a thing incredible with you, that God should raise the dead ?—Acts xxvi. 8.
God who quickeneth the dead, &c. —Rom. iv. 17.
The earnest expectation of the creature waiteth for the manifestation of the sons of God, &c. We ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption; to wit, the redemption of our body.—Rom. viii. 19. 23.
And God hath both raised up the Lord, and will also raise up us by his own power.—1 Cor. vi. 14.
The resurrection of the dead proved at large; and with what bodies; and the manner of the resurrection.—1 Cor. xv. 12—56.
That we should not trust in ourselves, but in God, which raiseth the dead.—2 Cor. i. 9.
He which raiseth up the Lord Jesus, shall raise up us also by Jesus; and shall present us with you. —2 Cor. iv. 14.
The Holy Spirit of God, whereby ye are sealed unto the day of redemption.—Eph. iv. 30.
We look for the Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ; who shall change our vile body, that it may be fashioned like unto his glorious body, according to the working whereby he is able even to subdue all things unto himself.— Phil. iii. 20,21.
He is the head of the body, the
church; who is the beginning, the
first-born from the dead, &c.—Col.
When Christ, who is our life, shall
appear, then shall ye also appear
with him in glory.—Col. iii. 4.
I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them which
are asleep, that ye sorrow not, even
as others which have no hope: for if
we believe that Jesus died and rose
again, even so them also which sleep
in Jesus will God bring with him.
For this we say unto you by the word
of the Lord, That we which are alive,
and remain unto the coming of the
Lord, shall not prevent them which
are asleep: for the Lord himself shall
descend, &c. and the dead in Christ
shall rise first: then we which are
alive and remain, shall be caught up
together with them,&c—1 Thess.iv.
Hymeneus and Philetus, who, concerning the truth, have erred, saying, That the resurrection is past already; and overthrow the faith of some.— 2 Tim. ii. 17, 18.
Not laying again the foundation, &c. of the resurrection of the dead.— Heb. vi. 1, 2.
Others were tortured, not accepting deliverance, that they might obtain a better resurrection. — Heb. xi. 35.
Thy wrath is come; and the time of the deed, that they should be judged.—Rev. xi. 18.
I saw the souls of them that were beheaded for the witness of Jesus, &c. and they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years: but the rest of the dead lived not again until the thousand years were finished. This is the first resurrection: blessed and holy is he that hath part in the first resurrection; on such the second death hath no power, &c. And I saw the dead, small and great, stand before God, &c. And the sea gave up the dead which were in it; and death and hell (or the grave) delivered up the dead which were in them.—Rev. xx. 4—6. 12, 13.
or Christ's Second Coming To The Judgment; And RenderIng UNTO EVERY MAN ACCORDING TO HIS DEEDS DONE IN THE BODY, WHETHER GOOD OR BAD.
If thou doest well, shalt thou not be accepted? and if thou doest not well, sin lieth at the door.—Gen.iv. 7.
Shall not the judge of all the earth do right?—Gen. xviii. 25.
The wicked is reserved to the day of destruction: they shall be brought forth to the day of wrath.-Job xxi.30.
I know that my Redeemer liveth, and that he shall stand at the latter day upon the earth.—Job xix. 25.
The ungodly shall not stand in judgment; nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous.— Ps« i. 5.
The wicked shall be turned into hell, and all the nations that forget God.—Ps. ix. 17.
God is Judge himself.—Ps. l.6.
Verily, there is a reward for the righteous; verily he is a God that judgeth in the earth.—Ps. lviii. 11.
He cometh to judge the earth; and he shall judge the world with righteousness, and the people with his truth. .—Ps. xcvi. 13. xcviii. 9.
Shall not he render to every man according to his works ?—Prov. xxiv. 12.
Rejoice, Oyoung man in thyyouth, &c. and walk in the ways of thine heart, and in the sight of thine eyes: but know thou, that for all these things God will bring thee into judgment.—Eccles. xi. 9.
For God shall bring every work into judgment, with every secret thing, whether it be good, or whether it be evil.—Eceles. xii. 14. iii. 17.
Thine eyes are open upon all the ways of the sons of men; to give every one according to his ways, and according to the fruit of his doings. —Jer. xxxii. 19. xvii. 10. Ezek. xviii. xxxiii. 8, &c.
Agree with thine adversary, &c. lest at any time thine adversary deliver thee to the judge, &c.—Matt. v. 25, 26.
Many will say unto me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? &c. Then will I profess unto them, I never knew you; depart from me ye that work iniquity, —Matt. vii. 22, 23. Luke xiii. 25-27.
Whosoever shall not receive you, &c. it shall be more tolerable for the land of Sodom and Gomorrah in the day of judgment than for that city.— Matt. x. 14,15. xi. 21-25. xii. 41; 42.
But I say unto you, that every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof in the day of judgment.—Matt. xii. 36.
So shall it be in the end of the world. The Son of man shall send forth his angels, and they shall gather, *c. them which do iniquity; and shall cast them into a furnace of fire;
there shall be wailing and gnashing of teeth: then shall the righteous shine forth as the sun, &c—Matt. xiii. 40 —43. 49, 50. Luke iii. 17.
The Son of man shall come in the glory of his Father, with his angels: and then he shall reward every man according to his works.-Matt.xvi.27.
Christ, by a similitude of the labourers in his vineyard, and the hiring of some early for a penny a day, and afterwards others later, who were to have what was right, as the hirer judged fit; shewed God's free grace, to give to those who came late as to the others who bargained; his justice in giving to them what they agreed for; but they murmured, expecting more: and then his grace to the others, saying, Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own ?— Matt. xx. 1—16.
There was a man who had not on x wedding garment; and the king saith unto him, Friend, how eamest thou in hither, not having a wedding garment? and he was speechless. Then said the king to the servants, Bind him hand and foot, and take him away, and cast him into outer darkness; there shall be weeping, &c.—Mat: xxii. 11—13. xxv. 30.
As the lightning cometh out of the east, and shineth even unto the west; so shall also the coming of the Sod of man be, &c. And then shall appear the sign of the Son of man in heaven: and then shall all the tribes of the earth mourn: and they shall see the Son of man coming in the clouds of heaven, with power and great glory; and he shall send his angels, with a great sound of a trumpet; and they shall gather together his elect from the four winds, &c. But of that day and hour knoweth no man; no, not the angels of heaven, but my Father only: but as the days of Noah were, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be; for as in the days that were before the flood, they were eating and drinking, &c. Watch therefore, &c. be ye therefore ready also; for in such
an hour as ye think not, the Son of Ye now therefore have sorrow, but man cometh, &c.—Matt. xxiv. 27. I will see you again, and your heart 30, 31. 36—39. 42, &c. Luke xii. shall rejoice, &c—John xvi. 22. 35, 36. xvii. 24. 1 Tim. vi. 14. The same Jesus, which is taken
When the Son of man shall come from you into heaven, shall so come in his glory, and all the holy angels in like manner as ye have seen him go with him, then shall he sit upon the into heaven.—Actsi. 11. throne of his glory; and before him Hecommandedustopreachuntothe shall be gathered all nations: and he people; and to testify, that it is he shall separate them one from another, which was ordained of God, to be the as a shepherd divideth his sheep from judge of quick and dead.—Acts x. 42. the goats: and he shall set the sheep He hath appointed a day, in the on his right hand, but the goats on which he will judge the world in the left. Then shall the King say righteousness, by that man whom he unto them on his right hand, Come, hath ordained: whereof he hath given ye blessed of my Father, inherit the assurance unto all men, in that he kingdom prepared for you from the hath raised him from the dead.—Acts foundation of the world: for I was an xvii. 31.
hungered, &c. Then shall he say And as he reasoned of righteousunto them on the left hand, Depart ness, temperance, and judgment to from me, ye cursed, into everlasting come, Felix trembled.-Acts xxiv. 25. fire, prepared for the devil and his Thinkest thou this, O man, that angels; for I was anhungered, &c. judgest, &c. that thou shalt escape the and these shall go away into everlast- judgment of God? or despisest, &c. ing punishment; but the righteous After thy hardness, and impenitent into life eternal.—Matt. xxv. 31—33. heart, treasurest up unto thyself 35.41, 42. 46. Luke iii. 17. wrath against the day of wrath; and
Hereafter shall ye see the Son of revelation of the righteous judgment man sitting on the right hand of of God, who will render to every man power, and coming in the clouds of according to his deeds: to them, who heaven.—Matt. xxvi. 64. by patient continuance in well doing,
Whosoever therefore shall be &c. eternal life; but unto them that ashamed of me, and of my words, in are contentious, &c. indignation and this adulterous and sinful generation; wrath, &c. upon every soul of man of him also shall the Son of man be that doeth evil, &c.butglory, honour, ashamed, when he cometh in the and peace, to every man that worketh glory of his Father, with the holy good, &c. For there is no respect of angels.—Mark viii. 38. persons with God, &c. in the day
The Father judgeth no man; but when God shall judge the secrets of hath committed all judgment unto the men by Jesus Christ, according to my Son, that all men should honour the gospel.—Rom. ii. 3. 5—11. 16. Son, &c and hath given him autho- Is God unrighteous? &c. God forritytoexecutejudgmentalso,because bid; for then, how shall God judge he is the Son of man, &c. As I hear, the world ?—Rom. iii. 5, 6. I judge; and my judgment is just, Why dost thou judge thy brother? because I seek not mine own will, &c. we shall all stand before the &c.—John v. 22, 23.27. 30. judgment seat of Christ: for it is
He that rejecteth me, &c. hath one written, As I live, saith the Lord, that judgeth him: the word that I every knee shall bow to me, and every have spoken, the same shall judge tongue shall confess to God. So then, him in the last day.—John xii. 48. every one of us shall give account of I will come again and receive you. himself to God.—Rom. xiv. 10—12. —John xiv. 3. Isa. xlv. 23.
If any man build on this foundation gold, silver, &c. every man's work shall be made manifest, for the day shall declare it, because it shall be revealed by fire; and the fire shall try every man's work, of what sort it is, &c.—1 Cor. iii. 12—15.
He that judgeth me, is the Lord: therefore judge nothing before the time, until the Lord come; who both will bring to light, the hidden things of darkness, &c. — 1 Cor. iv. 4, 5. Eph. v. 12—14.
Do ye not know, that the saints shall judge the world? &c. know ye not that we shall judge angels?— 1 Cor. vi. 2, 3.
We must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, that every one may receive the things done in his body, according to that he hath done, whether it be good or bad: knowing, therefore, the terror of the Lord, we persuade men.—2 Cor. v. 10, 11. ICor. iii. 8.
When Christ, who is our life, shall appear, then shall ye also appear with him in glory.—Col. iii. 4.
To the end he may establish your hearts unblameable in holiness, before God, even our Father, at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ with all his saints.—1 Thess. iii. 13.
The Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout; with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God.—1 Thess. iv. 16, 17.
For yourselves know perfectly, that the day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the night: for when they shall say, Peace and safety, then sudden destruction cometh upon them, as travail upon a woman with child; and they shall not escape, &c. I pray God your whole spirit, and soul and body, be preserved blameless unto the coming of our Lord. —1 Thess. v. 2, 3. 23.
It is a righteous thing with God, to recompense tribulation to them that trouble you: and to you who are troubled, rest with us: when the Lord Jesus shall be revealed from
heaven with his mighty angels, in flamingfire,taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus; who shall be punished with everlasting destruction from the presence of the Lord, and from the glory of his power. —2 Thess. i. 6—9.
We beseech you, brethren, by the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye be not soon shaken in mind, or troubled, &c. as that the day of Christ is at hand, let no man deceive you by any means: for that day shall not come, except there come a falling away first; and that man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition.— 2 Thess. ii. 1—3.
Until the illustrious appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ.-1 Tim. vi. 14. The Lord Jesus, who shall judge the quick and the dead at his appearing, and his kingdom, &c. a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing. —2 Tim. iv. 1.8.
Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God, and our Saviour Jesus Christ. —Titus ii. 13. 2 Tim. i. 10.
Not laying again the foundation,&c. of eternal judgment.—Heb. vi. I, 2. It is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment. So Christ, &c. unto them that look for him, shall he appear the second time, without sin unto salvation.—Heb- ix. 27, 28.
A certain fearful looking for of judgment, and fiery indignation, which shall devour the adversary, &c. It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God.—Heb. Jl. 27.31.
Ye are come unto mount Zion, &c. and to God the judge of all, &c.— Heb. xii. 22, 23.
Be patienttherefore, brethren, until the coming of the Lord, &c. for the coming of the Lord draweth nigh.— James v. 7, 8.