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and bruises, and putrifying sores: Hosea V, 13. When Ephraim SHORTNESS AND UN they have not been closed, neither saw his sickness, and Judah saw TAINTY OF LIFI bound up, neither mollided with his wound, then went Ephraim to

Gen. xxvii, 2. And he s ointment,

the Assyrian, and sent to king bold, now, I'am old, I kn Isaiah xxxviil, 21. For Isaiah Jareb: yet could be not heal you, the day of my death. had said, Let them take a lump of nor cure you of your wound.

Gen. xlvil, 9. And Jac figs, and lay it for a plaister upon Micah 1, 9. For her wound is unto Pharaoh, The days the boil, and he shall recover. incurable; for it is come unto years of my pilgrimage Jer. xlvi,

11. Go up into Judah: he is come unto the gate hundred and thirty yea Gilead, and take balm, 0 virgin, of my people, even to Jerusalem.

and evil have the days the daughter of Egypt: in vain shalt Nah. Iil, 19. There is no healing years of my life been, 21 thou use many medicines; for of thy bruise; thy wound is griev- not attained unto the day thou shalt not be cured.

ous: all that hear the bruit of thee years of the life of my fu Jer. II, 8, 9. Babylon is suddenly shall clap the hands over thee... the days of their pilgrims fallen and destroyed: howl for her; Matth. xvii, 16. And I brought 1 Sam. xx, 3. .... Trul take balm for her pain, if so be shé him to thy disciples, and they LORD liveth, and as thy may be healed. We would have could not cure him.

eth, there is but a step healed Babylon, but she is not

me and death. healed. RECOVERY IS FROM GOD.

1 Ohron. xxix, 15. For Luke x, 34. And went to him, Job xxxiii, 23, 24, 29, 30. If there strangers before thee, and bound up his wounds, pour- be a messenger with him, an in- journers, as were all our ing in oil and wine, and set him terpreter, one among a thousand, our days on the earth on his own beast, and brought to shew unto man his uprightness; shadow, and there is no him to an inn, and took care of Then he is gracious unto him, and ing. him.

saith, Deliver him from going
down to the pit; I have found a strength of stones? or is

Job vi, 12. Is my stret
OTHER MEANS EMPLOYED. ransom. Lo, 'all these things of brass?
Mark vi, 13,56. And they cast out worketh God oftentimes


Job ix, 25, 26. Now my many devils, and anointed with man, To bring back his soul from oil many that were sick, and the pit, to be enlightened with the swifter than a post: tbeş i healed them. And whithersoever light of the living.

they see no good. They he entered, into villages, or cities, Ps. Ixviii, 20. He that is our

ed away as the swift ship or country, they laid the sick in God is the God of salvation; and eagle that basteth to ber the streets, and besought him unto God the Lord belong the Job x, 20. Are not myd that they might touch if it were issues from death.

cease then, and let me al but the border of his garment; and

Ps. cvil, 19, 20. Then they cry I may take comfort a litt as many as touched him were

unto the LORD in their trouble, made whole.

Job xiv, 1-3,5,6. Man the and he saveth them out of their of a woman is of few d Acts v, 15. Insomuch that they distresses. He sent his word, and full of trouble. He com brought' forth the sick into the healed them, and delivered them like a flower, and is cute streets, and laid them on beds and from their destructions.

fleeth also as a shadow, couches, that at the least the sha

P3. cxviii, 17, 18. I shall not die, tinueth dot. And dost ti dow of Peter passing by might but live, and declare the works of thine eyes upon such an overshadow some of them.

the LORD. The LORD bath chas- bringest me into judgm James v, 14. Is any sick among tened me sore: but he hath not thee? Seeing his days a you? let him call for the elders of given me over unto death.

mined, the number of bit the church; and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil say? he hath both spoken unto me,

Isa. xxxviii, 15, 16. What shall I are with thee, thou bast

ed his bounds that be cal in the name of the Lord.

and himself hath done it: I shali Turn from him, that be 1

go softly all my years in the till he shall accomplist DISEASE OFTEN INCUR- bitterness of my soul. O LORD, by bireliug, his day. ABLE.

these things men live, and in all Job xvi, 22. When a ! 2 Chron. xxi, 18. And after all these things is the life of my spirit: are come, then I shall go this the LORD smote him in his

so wilt thou recover me, and whence I shall not return bowels with an incurable disease. make me to live.

Job xvii, 1. My breat Job xxxiv, 6. Should I lie

Phil. ii, 27, 28. For Indeed he rupt, my days are ext against my right? my wound is

was sick nigh unto death: but graves are ready for me incurable without transgression.

God had mercy on him; and not
on him only, but on me also, lest

P8. xxxix, 4, 5, 13. La Ps. xli, 8. An evil disease, say I should have sorrow upon sor

me to know mine end, they, cleaveth fast unto him: and

I sent him therefore the that I may know how $

measure of my days, w now that he lieth, he shall rise up more carefully, that, when yo see Behold, thou hast made no more,

him again, ye nay rejoice, and as an hand-breadth, and Jer. xv, 18. Why is my pain that I may be the less sorrowful.

is as nothing before the perpetual, and my wound incur

DEATH, able, which refuseth to be healed?

every man at his best sta

gether vanity. Selah. wilt thou be altogether unto me ORIGINAL SENTENCE. me, that I may recover as a liar, and as waters that fail?

Gen. iii, 19. . . . . Dust thou art, belora I go bonoe, and Jer. XXX, 12, 13. For thus saith and unto dust shalt thou return.

more. the Lord, Thy bruise is incurable, Rom. v, 12. Wherefore, as by Isa. xl, 6, 7. The and thy wound is grievous! one man sin entered into the Cry. And he said, Wha There is none to plead thy cause, world, and death by sin; and so cry? All flesh is gra, a that thou mayest be bound up: death' passed upon all men, for goodliness thereof is est thou hast no bealing medicines. that all have sinned,

of the field: The grass W


ower fadeth: because the wheel broken at the cistern: Then | None of them can by any means of the Lord bloweth upon shall the dust return to the earth redeem his brother, nor give to is the people is grass. as it was; and the spirit shall re-God a ransom for him; (For the C, 10. The days of our years turn unto God who gave it. redemption of their soul is prereescore years and ted; and

cious, and it ceaseth for ever;) eason of strength they be

That he should still live for ever,

LESSONS. Pre years, yet is their

and not see corruption. th labour and sorrow: for it

Num. xxiii, 10.

Let me Ps xe, 3. Thou turnest man to cut off, and we fly away.

die the death of the righteous, destruction; and sayest, Return, , 15, 16. As for man, bis and let my last end be like his!

yo children of men, re as grass: as a flower of Deut. xxxii, 29. Oh that they P8. ciii, 4. Who redeemeth thy 14, so he flourisheth For

were wise, that they understood life from destruction; who crownpasseth over it, and it is this, that they wonld considereth thee with loving-kindness nd the place thereof shall their latter end!

and tender mercies. no more.

P3. xc, 12. So teach us to num- Ps. lxviii, 20. He that is our God III, 109. My soul is con- ber our days, that we may apply is the God of salvation; and unto in my hand: yet do I not our hearts unto wisdom.

Gop the Lord belong the issues hy law.

1 Cor. vii, 30, 31. And they that from death. IIFII, 1. Boast not thyself weep, as though they wept not; Dan. v, 23. ... And the Orow, for thou knowest and they that rejoice, as though God in whose hand thy breath is, at a day may bring forth.

they rejoiced not; and they that and whose are all thy ways, hast 1.5. Your fathers, where buy, as though they, possessed thou not glorified. and the prophets, do world, as not abusing it: for the live, and move, and have our And they that use this

Acts xvii, 28. For in him we e for ever?

fashion of this world passeth being; as certain also of your own 1. IV, 6. For I am now ready

away. lered, and the time of my

poets have said, For we are also tre is at hand.

2 Cor. iv, 16. For which cause his offspring.

we faint not; but though our out21, 10. But the rich, in that ward man perish, yet the inward

Rom. xiv. 7. For none de low; because as the man is renewed day by day.

Jiveth to himself, and no man dieth of the grass he shall pass

to himself. Eph. v, 15, 16. See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, and was dead; and, behold, I am

Rev. I, 18. I am he that liveth, but as wise, Redeeming the time, alive for evermore, Amen; and RAILTY OF LIFE. because the days are evil.

have the keys of hell and of death. 1, 17-21. Shall mortal Col. iv, 5. Walk in wisdom to. nore just than God? shall ward them that are without, re

AN APPOINTED TIME be more pure than his deeming the time.

TO DIE. Bebold, he put no trust

Heb. xlii, 14. For here have we arrants; and his angels he do continuing city, but we seek gathered unto his people; for he

Num. XX, 24-26. Aaron shall be I with folly: How much one to come. then that dwell in houses

shall not enter into the land which whose foundation is in the that say, To-day, or to-morrow, Israel, because ye rebelled against

James iv, 13-15. Go to now, ye I have given unto the children of They are destroyed from we will go into such a city, and my word at the water of Meribah.

continue there a year, and buy Take Aaron and Eleazar his son, to evening they perishe and sell, and get gain; whereas and bring them up unto mount 1,

They die, even with yo know not what shall be on the Hor; And strip Aaron of his gardom.

morrow, For what is your life? ments, and put them upon Eleazar

It is even a vapour, that appear- his son: and Aaron shall be , 17, 18. What is man, eth for a little time, and then gathered unto his people, and u shouldest magnify him? vanisheth away. For that ye shall die there.

thou shouldest set thine ought to say, Ir the Lord will, we eart upon him? And that shall live, and do this, or that.

Deut. xxxil, 50. And die in the boaldest visit him every

mount whither thou goest up, and 5, and try him every mo

be gathered unto thy people; as DEATH THE WILL OF GOD. Aaron thy brother died in mount INÍL, 47. Remember how Job v, 18. For he maketh sore. Hor, and was gathered unto his 'y time is: wherefore hast and bindeth up; he woundeth, and people. de made all men in vain? his hands make whole.

2 Kings viil, 10. And Elisha 2, 4, 9. For a thousand Job x, 8. Thine hands have made said unto him, Go, say unto him, in thy sight are but as me, and fashioned me together Thou mayest certainly recover: ay when it is past, and as round about; yet thou dost destroy howbeit the LORD hath shewed me

that he shall surely die. in the night. For all our me. Te passed away in thy Job xxx, 23. For I know that 2 Kings xx, 6. And I will add We spend our years as a thou wilt bring me to death, and unto thy days fifteen years...... it is told.

to the house appointed for all Job vii, 1, 2. Is there not an ki, 14, 19. For he knoweth living.

appointed time to man upon toe: he remembereth that

Ps. ix, 13. Have mercy upon earth? are not his days also like dust; The Lord hath pre- me, o Lórd; consider my trouble the days of an hireling?

As a bis throne in the heavens; which I suffer of them that hate servant earnestly desireth the kingdom ruleth over all.

me, thou that liftest me up from shadow, and as an hireling lookEX. Iti, 6, 7. Or ever the the gates of death.

eth for tho reward of his work. Xird be loosed, or the golden P3. xlix, 6-9. They that trust in Job xiv,5, 14. Seeing his days are be broken, or the pitcher be their wealth, and boast themselves determined, the vumber of his & at the fountain, or the 'in the multitude of their riches; ' months are with thee; tbou bast



appointed his bounds that he can- , down alike in the dust, and the Isa. xxxvIII, 1. In those not pass: If a man dio, shall he worms shall cover them. Yet was Hezekiah sick unto de live again. All the days of my shall he be brought to the And Isaiah the prophet, the appointed time will I wait, till my grave, and shall remain in the of Amoz, came unto him, and change come.

tomb. The clods of the valley unto him, Thus saith the i Eccles. iii, 2. A time to be born, shall be sweet unto him, and Set thine house in order, for and a time to die: a time to plant, every man shall draw after him, shalt die, and not live.

as there are innumerable before and a time to pluck up that which him.

Heb. ix, 16, 17. For when is planted.

testament is there must all Isa. xxxviii, 5. Go and say to

Job xxiv, 24. They are ex necessity be the death of Hezekiah, Thus saith the LORD, alted for a little while, but are testator. For a testament the God of David thy father, I gone and brought low; they are force after men are dead: have heard thy prayer, I have taken out of the way as all other, wise it is of no strength at all seen thy tears: Behold, I will add

and cut off as the tops of the the testator liveth. unto thy days fifteen years.

ears of corn.
Job xxxiv, 14, 15. If he set his

II.-SOLICITUDE FON NONE TO BE EXEMPTED. heart upon man, the gather unto

SURVIVORS. Num, xxiv, 23. And he took up All flesh shall perish together, and himself his spirit and his breath;

Deut. xxxi, 14, 28, 29. And his parable, and said, Alas! who shall live when God doeth this? man shall turn again unto dust. LORD said unto Moses, Behold

days approach that thou mus Josh. xxiii, 14. And, behold, this eth away,'and another generation selves in the tabernacle

Eccles. I, 4. One generation pass- call Joshua, and present day I am going the way of all the cometh: but the earth abideth for congregation, that I may give earth: and ye know in all your hearts, and in all your souls, that

a charge. And Moses and Ja not one thing hath failed of all the Eccles. II, 16. For there is no re-went, and presented thems good things which the Lord your membrance of the wise more than in the tabernacle of the cong God spake concerning you; all of the fool for ever, seeing that tion.

Gather unto me all are come to pass unto you, and which now is, in the days to come elders of your tribes, and not one thing hath failed thereof. shall all be forgotten: and how officers, that I may speak

words in their ears, and Judges ii, 10. And also all that dieth the wise mani as the fool.

heaven and earth to re generation were gathered unto

Eccles. iv, 15. I considered all

against them. For I knot their fathers; and there arose the living which walk under the

after my death ye will another generation after them, sun, with the second child that

corrupt yourselves, and turn which knew not the LORD, nor yet shall stand up in his stead.

from the way which I have the works which he had done for

Eccles. vi, 6. Yea, though he manded you; and evil will Israel.

live a thousand years twice told you in the latter dayą becam 1 Kings 11, 2. I go the way of all yet hath he seen no good: do not will do evil in the sight

all the earth: be thou strong there

go to one place?

LORD, to provoke him to fore, and shew thyself a man.

through the work of your ha

Eccles. viii, 8. There is no man Job vil, 9, 10. As the cloud is that hath power over the spirit, 1 Kings ii, 1, 2. Now the dy consumed and vanisheth away; so

to retain the spirit; neither hath David drew nigh that be he that goeth down to the grave there is no discharge in that war; son, saying, I go the way of

he power in the day of death: and die; and he charged Soloma shall come up no more. He shall return more to his house, neither shall wickedness deliver earth: be thou strong there neither shall his place know him those that are given to it.

and shew thyself a man. any more.

Eccles. xii, 6. Also when they shall be afraid of that which is endeavour that ye may be

2 Peter 1, 15. Moreover, Job ix, 22. This is one thing, high, and fears shall be in the way after my decease to have therefore I said it, He destroyeth and the almond-tree shall flourish. things always in remembrasa the perfect and the wicked. Job xiv, 10, 12, 19, 20. But man are they? and the prophets, do

Zech. i, 5. Your fathers, where dieth, and wasteth away, yea, man they live for ever?

III.-CHARGE IN REGAT giveth up the ghost, and where is he? So man lieth down, and riseth Heb. vii, 28. And they truly were

TO BODY WHEN DEAI not: till the heavens be no more, many priests, because they were Gen. xlvii, 29, 30. And the they shall not awake, nor be raised not suffered to continue by drew nigh that Israel mu out of their sleep. The waters reason of death.

and he called his son Josera wear the stones: thou washest

said unto him, If now I away the things which grow out

found grace in thy sight, of the dust of the earth; and thou PREPARATION FOR pray thee, thy hand under destroyest the hope of man. Thou


thigh, and deal kindly ani! prevailest for ever against him,

with me; bury me not, I and he passeth; thou changest his


thee in Egypt: But I will be countenance, and sendest him

my fathers, and thou shalla

I.-SECULAR. away.

me out of Egypt, and burs

2 Kings xx, 1. In those days was in their burying-place. And Job xxi, 23, 25, 26, 32, 33. One Hezekiah sick unto death; and the said, I will do as thon basta dieth in his full strength, being prophet Isaiah the son of Amuz Gen. xlix, 29-33. And hes wholly at ease and quiet. And came to him, and said unto him, them, and said

unto them, I another dieth in the bitterness Thus saith the LORD, Set thine to be gathered unto my of his soul, and never eateth house in order; for thou shalt die, bury me with my fathers le with pleasure. They shall lie l and not live.

cave that is in the field of Ege


Hittite; In the cave that is in ber our days, that we may apply against the inhabitants thereof, Hdd of Machpelah, which is our hearts unto wisdom.

that they should become a desolaMamre, in the land of

Ps. lxxxviii, 10-12. Wilt thou tion and a curse, and hast rent sun, which Abraham bought shew wonders to the dead? shall thy clothes, and wept before me; the field of Ephron the the dead arise and praise thee? I also have heard thee, saith the

for a possession of a bury: Selah. Shall thy loving-kindness LORD. Behold, therefore, I will Slace. There they buried be declared in the grave? or thy gather thee unto thy fathers, and stan and Sarah his wife; taithfulness in destruction? Shail thou shalt be gathered into thy

they buried Isaac and thy wonders be known in the grave in peace; and thine eyes koh his wife, and there Idark? and thy righteousness in shall not see all the evil which I N Leah. The purchase of the land of forgetfulness?

will bring upon this place. And Leid, and of the cave that is vas from the children of Ps. cxv, 17. The dead praise not they brought the king word

again. the Lord, neither any that go And when Jacob had made down into silence.

Job xvii, 16. They shall go down to of commanding his sons, tered up his feet into the Eccles. 1x, 10. Whatsoever thy the bars of the pit, when our rest

ad yielded up the ghost, hand findeth to do, do it with thy together is in the dust. wwzatbered unto his people! might; for there is no work, nor P3. xxxi, 5. Into thine hand I com14-6, 25. ... Joseph said,

device, nor knowledge, nor wis- mit my spirit: thou hast redeemed Speak, I pray yon, in the dom, in the grave, whither thou me, o LORD God of truth. Pharaoh, saying, My goest.

Ps. xxxvii, 37. Mark the perfect mle me swear, saying, Lo,

Isa. xxxviil, 18, 19. For the grave man, and behold the upright: for in my grave which I have cannot praise thee, death can not the end of that man is peace. for me in the land of celebrate thee: they that go down

Ps. Ixxiii, 24. Thou shalt guide there shalt thou bury into the pit cannot hope for thyme with thy counsel, and afterNow therefore let me go up, truth. The living, the living, he ward receive me to glory. ee, and bury my father. shall praise thee, as I do this


Ps. cxvi, 15. Precious in the will come again.

the father to the children shall

sight of the LORD is the death of sid, Go up and bury thy make known thy truth.

his saints. xoxording as he made thee Amos iv, 12. Therefore thus will and Joseph took an oath I do unto thee, O Israel: and be delivered out of trouble, and the

Prov. xi, 8. The righteous is children of Israel, saying, cause I will do this unto thee, wicked cometh in his stead. nu surely visit you, and ye prepare to meet thy God, O up my bones from Israel.

Prov. xiv, 32. The wicked is Matth, x, 28. And fear not them

driven away in his wickedness:

but the righteous hath hope in his tir, 87. Let thy servant, which kill the body, but are not

death. Return back again, that able to kill the soul: but rather de in mine own city, and fear him which is able to destroy Eccles. vii, 1. A good name is

by the grave of my both soul and body in hell. better than precious ointment; stol my mother.. ... John ix, 4. I must work the and the day of death than the day

of one's birth. s ti, 31. And it came to works of him that sent me, while

Isa. Ivii, 1. The righteous perishbet he had buried him, that it is day: the night cometh, when

eth, and no man layeth it to heart; de to his sons, saying, when no man can work.

and merciful men are taken away, dead, then bury me in the Heb. xiii, 14. For here have we the wherein the man of no continuing city, but we seek none considering that the right

eous is taken away from the evil baried, lay my bones be-one to come.

to come. 1 Peter 1, 17. And if ye call on

Luke xvi, 22, 25. And it came to her By faith. Joseph, of persons judgeth according to pass, that the beggar died, and Starting of the children of every man's work, pass the time Abraham's bosom: the rich man and gave commandment


also died, and was buried. But uning his bones.

2 Peter i, 10, 11. Wherefore the Abraham' said, Son, remember

rather, brethren, give diligence to that thou in thy lifetime receivedst -SPIRITUAL PREPAR

make your calling and election thy good things, and likewise

sure; for if ye do these things, ye Lazarus evil things: but now he is ATION, WHICH MUST shall never fall: For so an entrance comforted, and thou art torJAYS BE MADE BEFORE shall be ministered unto

you mented.

abundantly into the everlasting
kingdom of our Lord and Saviour

Like xxiii, 43. And Jesus said xil, 29. 0 that they Jesus Christ.

unto him, Verily I say unto thee, Thes, that they understood

To-day shalt thou; be with me in feat they would consider


John xi, 11-13. These things 71, 5. For in death there is


said he: and after that he saith membrance of thee: in the Num, xxiii, 10. . Let me unto them, Our friend Lazarus taho shall give thee thanks? die the death of the righteous, and sleepeth; but I go, that I may

91, 8. What profit is there let my last end be like his! awake him out of sleep. Then or blood, when I go down to 1 Kings ii, 10. So David slept sald his disciples, Lord, if he

Howbeit shall the dust praise with his fathers, and was buried sleep, he shall do well. sball it declare thy truth? in the city of David.

Jesus spake of his death: but they xxxix, 4 LORD, make me

2 Kings xxii, 19, 20. Because thoughi that he had spoken of watne end, and the meas- thỉne heart was tender, and canoa taking of rest in sleep. ay days, what it is; that I hast humbled thyself 'before the mon bow frail I am.

Rom. xiv, 8. For whether we LORD, when thou heardest what I live, we live unto the Lord; and 1€, 13. Co touch us to num- spake against this place, and whether we die, we die unto the

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Lord: whother we live therefore, I shall be able to separate us from, II.-THE DEAD FORGOTTI or die, we are the Lord's. the love of God, which is in Christ

Job viii, 18, 19. If he des 1 Cor. 111, 22, 23. Whether Paul, Jesus our Lord.

him from his place, then its or Apollos, or Cephas, or the 1 Cor. xv, 55-57. O death, where deny him, saying, I bare not world, or life, or death, or things is thy sting? O grave, where is thy thee. Behold, this is the jo present, or things to come; all are victory? The sting of death is sin; his way, and out of the earth yours And yo are Christ's; and and the strength of sin is the law. others grow. Christ is God's.

But thanks be to God, which Job xviii, 17. His remembri Phil. 1, 21, 23. For me to live is giveth us the victory through our shall perish from the

earth, Christ, and to die is gain. For I Lord Jesus Christ.

he shall have no name in am in a strait betwixt two, having 2 Cor. V, 8. We are confident, 1 street. a desire to depart, and be with say, and willing rather to be ab

Job xx, 8. He shall fly awa Christ; which is far better. sent from the body, and to be a dream, and shall not be to Rev. xiv, 13. And I heard a present with the Lord.

yea, he shall be chased away voice from heaven saying unto 2 Tim. iv, 7, 8. I have fought a vision of the night. me, Write, Blessed are the dead good fight, I have finished my which die in the Lord from hence- course, I have kept the faith: dead man out of mind: I am !

Ps. xxxi, 12. I am forgotten forth: Yeasaith the Spirit that they Henceforth there is laid up for me broken vessel. may rest from their labours; and a crown of righteousness, which their works do follow them. the Lord, the righteous Judge,

Ps. Ixxxviii, 4, 5. I am cog shall give me at that day, and not with them that go down into THE HOPE OF CHRISTIANS. to me only, but unto all them also pit; I am as a man that Add that love his appearing.

strength. Free among the Gen. xlix, 18. I have waited for

like the slain that lie in the thy salvation, O LORD!

DEATH A GREAT whom thou rememberest not Job vii, 16. I loathe it; I would

and they are cut off from not live alway: let me alone: for


hand. my days are vanity.

1.-PHYSICAL CHANGE Eccles. Il. 16. For there is a Job xiii, 15. Though he slay me,

PRODUCED BY DEATH. membrance of the wise more yet will I trust in him: but I will

Gen. xxiii, 3, 4. And Abraham of the fool for ever. maintain mine own ways before stood up from before his dead, Eccles. iv, 16. There is no e him.

and spake unto the sons of Heth, all the people, even of all Job xix, 25-27. For I know that saying, I am a stranger and a have been before thein: thay my Redeemer liveth, and that he sojourner with you: give me a pos- that come after shall not rejo shall stand at the latter day upon session of a burying-place with him. Surely this also is the earth: And though after my you, that I may bury my dead out and vexation of spirit. skin worms destroy this body, yet of my sight.

Eccles. viii, 10. And so in my flesh shall I see God. Job xxl, 26. They shall lie down the wicked buried, who had Whom I shall see for myself

, alike in the dust, and the worms and gone from the placed and mine eyes shall behold, and shall cover them.

holy, and they were forgot not another; though my reins be consumed within me.

Job xxiv, 19. Drought and heat the city where they had 80

consume the snow-waters; 80 doth This is also vanity. Ps. xlviii, 14. For this God is the grave those which have sinned. our God for ever and ever: he will Ps. xlix, 14. Like sheep they III.—TOTALLY AND FO be our guide even unto death. are laid in the grave; death shall EVER CUT OFF FRON 1 P8. lv, 8. I would hasten my feed on them; and the upright

WORLD. escape from the windy storm and shall have dominion over them in tempest. the morning, and their beauty

2 Chron. xxxiv, 28. Beba Ps. Ixxiil, 25, 26. Whom have I

shall consume in the grave from will gather thee to thy fall their dwelling.

and thou shalt be gathered in heaven but thees and there is none upon earth that I desire be- P3. lxxx, 16. It is burnt with grave in peace, neither shall side thee. My flesh and my fre; it is cut

down: they perish at eyes see all the evil that

bring upon this place, and heart faileth: but God is the the rebuke of thy countenance.

the inhabitants of the sans strength of my heart, and my por

Ps.cxli, 7. Our bones are scat- they brought the king tion for ever.

tered at' the grave's mouth, as again. Luke ii, 29, 30. Lord, now lettest when one cutteth and cleaveth

Job ili, 17-19. There the wood thou thy servant depart in peace,

upon the earth.

cease from troubling, and according to thy word: For miné Isa. xiv, 11. Thy pomp is the weary be at rest. Tar eyes have seen thy salvation. brought down to the grave,

and prisoners rest together, they John xiv, 2, 3. In my Father's is spread under thee, and the The small and great are

the noise of thy viols: the worm not the voice of the open house are many mansions: if it

worms cover thee. were not so, I would have told

and the servant is free from you. I go to prepare a place for

John xi, 39. Jesus said, Take master. you. And if I go and prepare a ye away the stone. Martha, the

Job x, 21. Before I go al place for you, I will

come again, sister of him that was dead, saith shall not return, even to the and receive you unto myself; that unto him, Lord, by this time he of darkness, and the shade where I am, there ye may be stinketh: for he hath been dead death, also. four days.

Job xiv, 11,13-15,21. As the Rom. viii, 38, 89. For I am per

Acts xiil, 36. For David, after fail from the sea, and the snaded, that neither death, nor

he had served his own generation decayeth and drieth up. 03 life, nor angels, nor principalities, by the will of God, fell on sleep, thou wouldest hide me in nor powers, nor things present, and was laid unto his fathers, and

grave, that thou wouldest por things to come, Nor height, saw corruption.

me secret, until thy wat por depth, nor any other creature, (See under Body, BONES.) past; that thou wouldest apg

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