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of the dead. iv.5. Let your moderation be known unto all men. The Lord is at hand, iThef iii. 13. to the end he may stablish your hearts unblameable in holiness before God even our Father, at the Coming of our Lord Jesus Christ with all his saints. v. 23. as above, Sect. III. See also in the same Sect. 1Tim. vi.14. Tit. ii.12,13. Ya.v.7. I Pet. i. 7,13. 2 Pet. iii, 11,12.
V. The Elect shall not be gathered together till the Resurrection, &c. Mat. xxiv.31. Mark xiii. 26, 27. as above, Sect.II. 2 Thel.ii.1.- we beseech you, brethren, by the Coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, and by our gathering together unto him.
VI. The world shall not be judged before the Resurrection, &c. Matt. xvi. 27. - 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. Joh. xii. 48. He that rejecteth me,
the word that I have spoken, the same shall judge him in the last day. Afts xvii.31.
he hath appointed a Day in the which he will judge the world in righteousness, by that man whom he hath ordained. Rom. ii. 16. In the Day when God shall judge the secrets of men by Jesus Christ. i Cor. iii, 13, 14, 15. 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 fort it is. If any man's work abide which he hath built thereupon, he shall receive a reward. If any man's work shall be burnt, he shall suffer loss; but he himself hall be saved; yet fo as by fire. iv.5. - judge no
thing before the time, until the Lord come, who both will bring to light the hidden things of darkness, and will make manifest the counsels of the hearts: and then shall every man have praise of God. 2Tim. iv.1. - the Lord Jesus Christ, who shall judge the quick and dead at his appearing. Heb.vi.1, 2.the doctrine-of resurrection of the dead, and of eternal judgment. Rev. xx.12,13,14,15.I saw the dead, small and great, stand before God; and the books were opened: and another book was opened, which is the book of life: and the dead were judged out of those things which were written in the books, according to their works. And the sea gave up the dead which were in it; and death and hell delivered up the dead which were in them: and they were judged every man according to his works. And death and hell were cast into the lake of fire: This is the second death. And whosoever was not found written in the book of life, was cast into the lake of fire.
VII. Sincere Christians shall not have boldness, or confidence, before Christ, 'till the Resurrection, &c. 1 John ii. 28.- Little children, abide in him that when he shall appear, we may have confidence, and not be ashamed before him at his Coming. iv. 17. Herein is our love made perfect, that we may have boldness in the day of judgment.
VIII. The virtuous shall not be rewarded 'till the Resurrection, &c. Matt.xiii.
Then shall the righteous shine forth as the fun in the kingdom of their Father. xix, 28. — ye which have
followed me in the regeneration, when the Son of
34. Then shall the King say
they cannot recompense thee : for thou shalt
heart shall rejoice, and your joy no man
iii 19. Repent ye therefore and be converted, that your fins may be blotted out, when the times of refreshing Mall come from
you. Acts iji.
the presence of the Lord. Cor.v.5. To deliver such an one unto Satan for the destruction of the flesh, that the Spirit may be saved in the day of the Lord Fesus. 2 Cor. 1.14. -- we are your rejoycing, even
also are ours in the day of the Lord Jesus. v. 2, 3, 4. - we grone earnestly, defiring to be clothed upon with our house which is from heaven: if so be that being clothed, we shall not be found naked. For we that are in this tabernacle do grone, being burdened: not for that we would be unclothed, but clothed upon, that mortality might be swallowed up of life. (Comp. I Cor. xv. 52,53,54
the dead Thall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed: For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality. So when this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this mortal shall have put on immortality, then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written, Death is swallowed up in victory.) Eph. iv.30.-grieve not the holy Spirit of God, whereby ye are sealed unto the day of redemption. Rev. xi.i8.
thy wrath is come, and the time of thedead that they should be judged, and that thou shouldft give reward unto thy servants the prophets, and to the saints, to them that fear thy name, small and great, and shouldst destroy them that destroy the earth.
IX. They shall not have eternal life, or salvation ; shall not put on Immortality, be received unto Christ, enter into his joy, bebold his glory, or be like him, till the Resurrection, &c.
John vi. 54. as above in Sect. viii. - xiv. 2,3. In my father's house are many mansions - I go to
prepare a place for
And if I you.
and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself, that where I am ye may be also. xvii. 24. Father, I will that they also whom thou haft given me, be with me where I am; that they may
behold my glory which thou hast given me. - Afts iii. 20, 21. Jesus Christ - whom the heaven must receive until the times of restitution of all things, which God hath spoken by the mouth of all his holy prophets. Rom. vi.5. — if we have been planted together in the likeness of his death : we shall be also in the likeness of his Resurrection. viii. 11. - if the Spirit of him that raised up Jesus from the dead, dwell in you; he that raised Christ from the dead shall also quicken your mortal bodies, by his Spirit that dwelleth in you. -17. if so be that we suffer with him, that we may be also glorified together. 18. For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory that shall be revealed in us.--19.For the earnest expectation of the creature, waiteth for the manifestation of the Sons of God.— 23.- not only they, but ourselves also, which have the first-fruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves
grone within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, to wit, the redemption of our body. Add Cor.xv.52,53,54. as above, Sect. VIII. Phil. iii. 20,21. For our conversation is in heaven, from whence also 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. Col. iii. 4. — when Christ who is our life shall appear, then shall
with him in glory. i Thef. ii. 19. .
What is our hope, or joy, or