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(a) John V. 28, 29. The Hour is God, even the coming, in the which all that are Lord hath fpo- in the Graves shall

hear his voice, ken, and (a) cal- and. Thall come forth ; they that

have done Good, unto the Resurled the Earth, restion of LIFE ; and they that from the rising of the Sun, have donc Evil, unto the Resurrec, unto the going down there- tion of Damnation.

(6) Rev. XIX. II. I saw Heaven of.

opened, and behold, a white Horse, Out of (b) Sion, the Per- and he that sat upon him was called feâion of Beauty, God FAITHFUL and True, and in hath shined.

Righteousness he doth judge and

make War. Dan. V11.9, 10. I.beOur God shall come, and held till the Thrones were cast shall not keep filence; a down, and the Ancient of Days did

fit, whose Garment was white as Snow, and the Hair of his Head like the pure Wool; his Throne was like the fiery Flanie, and his Wheels as burning Fire; a fiery Stream issued and came forth from before him; thousand thousands ministred unto him, and ten thousand times ten thousand stood before him ; the JungMENT was set, and the Books were opened.

Psalm L. I, to 6.


to the

(c) FIRE shall devour before (6) Rev. XIX. 12. His Eyes were him, and it shall be very The Lord Jesus shall be revealed

as a Flame of FIRE. 2 Theff. 1. 7,8. TEMPESTUOUS round about from Heaven,-in Aaming FIRE; him.

taking Vengeance of them that He shall call to the (d) know not God, and that obey not

the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Chrift. HEAVENS from above, and

2 Pet. 111. 10, 11, 12. The Day of e) EARTH, that he the Lord will come as a Thiet in

the Night ; in the which the Heamay JUDGE his People.

vens shall pass away with a great if ) Gather my Saints to. Noise, and the Elements

shall melt gether unto me, those that with fervent Heat ; the Earth also, have made a (3) COVENANT and the Works that are therein,

Shall be burnt up. Seeing then that with me by Sacrifice.

all these things shall be dissolved, And the Heavens Shall de- what manner of Persons ought ye clare his RighTEOUSNESS, to be, in all holy Conversation and for God is JUDGE himself.

Godliness ; looking for, and haften.

ing unto the coming of the Day of Thenthe Earth () SHOOK God, wherein the Heavens being on

Fire, shall be dissolved, and the Elements shall melt with fervent Heat ?

(d) Mait. xxv. 31. The Son of Man fhall come in his GLORY, and all the holy Angels with him.

(e) Matt. xxv. 32. Before him shall be gathered all Nations. Rev. xx. 12. 'I saw the DEAD, small and great, stand before God.

(f) Matt. XXIV. 31. He shall send his Angels, with a great Sound of a Trumpet, and they shall gather together his Elect from the four Winds, &c.

(g) Heb. ix. 15. He is the Mediator of the New Testament (or Covenant) that by means of Death, for the Redemption of the Tranlgrelfions that were under the first Testament, (or Covenant) thcy which are called might receive the PROMISE of eternal Inheritance.

A) Habbak. 111. 4,5,6. God came from Teman, and the Holy One from Mount Paran; his GLORY covered the Heavens, and the Earth was full of his Praise, and his Brightness was as the Light ; he had Horns coming out of his Hand, and there was the hiding of his Power : Before him went the Pestilence, and burning Coals went forth at his Feet. He stuod and measured the Earth ; he beheld, and drove alunder the Nations, and the everlasting Mountains were scattered, the perpetual Hills did buw; his Ways are everlasting. ver. 10, &c. The Mountains faw thce, and they trembled ; the OverAowing of the Water passed by, the Deep uttered his Voice, and lift up his Hands on high : The Sun and Moon stood still in their Habitation. At the Light of thine Arrows they went, and at the shining of thy glittering Spear. Thou didst march through the Land in Indignation, thou didit chresh the Heathen in Anger. Thou wentest forth for the SALVATION of thy People, even for Salvation with thine Anointed; thou woundedst the Head out of the House of the Wicked, by discovering the Foundation unto the Neck. When I heard, my Belly trembled, my Lips quivered at the VOICE; Rottenness entred into my Bones, and I trembled in my self, that i might rest in the Day of Trouble. Rev. vi. 12,14,15,16. There was a great EARTHQUAKE,—and every Mountain and and were moved out of their Places : And the Kings of the Earth, &c. faid to the Mountains and Rocks, Fall on us, and hide us from the Face of him that fittech on the Throne, and from the Wrath of the Lamb. o Psalm xx111. 8, to 15.


and TREMBLED, the Foundations also of the Hills mov. ED, and were shaken because he was wroth. There went up a Smoke Lord fhall CONSUME with the Spi

(1) 2 Thefj. 11. 8. Whom the cut of his Noftrils, and Fire rit of his Mouth, and shall deout of his (i) Mouth DE- STROY with the Brightness of his VOURED, Coals were kind coming.

(k) 1 Theff. 1v. 16. For the Lord led by it.

himself shall descend from Heaven, He bowed the 'Heavens with a Shout, with the Voice of the and (k) CAME DOWN, and Archangel, and with the Trump of Darkness was under his Feet. rise first, then we which are alive

God, and the dead in Chrisi Thall And be rode upon a Che- and remain, shall be caught up torub and did fly, yea, he did gether with them in the Clouds to fly upon the Wings of the shall we ever be with the Lord. Wind:

(!) Matt. XXVI. 64. Hereafter He made Darkness his se- shall ye see the Son of Man fitting

on the right Hand of Power, and cret Place ; his Pavilion

coming in the Clouds of Heaven, round about him were dark Matt. XXIV: 29, 30. Immediately WATERS, and thick (1) after the Tribulation of those Days, CLOUDS of the Skies.

shall the Sun be darkned, and the

Moon shall not give her Light, and At the Brightness that was the Stars shall fall from Heaven, before him, his thick Clouds and the Powers of the Heavens shall passed, Hailstones, and Coals the Sign of the Son of Man in Heaof Fire.

ven; and then shall all the Tribes The Lord also (m) THUN- of the Earth mourn, and they shall DERED in the Heavens, and see the Son of Man coming in the

CLOUDS of Heaven, with Power the Highest gave his Voice, and great Glory. Hailftones and Coals of Fire. (m) Rev. iv.s. Out of the Throne

Yea, he fent out his Arrows proceeded LIGHTNINGS, and and scattered them, he shot Chap. xvi. 18, 21. There were

THUN 1) ERING S, and Voices; out Lightnings and discom- Voices, and THUNDERS, and fited them.

LIGHTNINGS. And there fell upThen the Chanels of Wa

on Men a great Hail out of Heaven.

(x) Rev. XVI. 18,20. There was ters were seen, and the (n.) a great EARTHQUAKE, such as wag FOUNDATIONS of the round not since Men were upon the Earth, World were discovered, at

so mighty an Earthquake and so

great ; and every Iland fled away, thy Rebuke, O Lord, at the and the Mourtains were not found. Blast of the Breath of thy Noftrils.

Fear before him, all the Earth ; say among the HeaPsalm xcv1.9, 10 13. N


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then, that the Lord (0) (0) Rev. X1.15. The KINGDOMS

of this World, are become the KINGREIGNETH.

DOMS of our Lord, and of his He shall (o) JUDGE the Christ; and he Mall reign for ever People righteously.

and ever. Let the Heavens (7) RE

(P) Rev. xx. 11,12, br. And I

faw a great white Throne, and him JOICE, and let the Earth be that fat on it, from whole Face the glad ; let the Sea (r) ROAR, Earth and the Heaven fled away, and the fulness thereof. and there was found no place for Let the Field be joyful and great stand before Gud, and the

them. And I saw the Dead small and all that is therein; then Books were opened, and another Shail all the Trees of the Book was opened, which is the Wood rejoice before the Book of Lite; and the Dead were

JUDGED out of those things which Lord.

were written in the Books, accordFor he cometh to JUDGE ing to their Works: And the Sea the Earth, he shall judge gave up the Dead which were in it,

and Death and Hell delivered up the the World with (s) RIGI- Dead which were in them, and TEOUSNEss, and the People they were Jupsed every Man acwith bis TRUTH.

cording to their Works; and Death

and Hell were cast into the Lake of Unto d the Wicked, God Fire ; this is the second Death: And faith, What hast thou to do whosoever was not found written (t) to DECLARE my Sta- in the Book of Life, was cast into

the Lake of Fire. 2 Cor. V.10. We tutes, must all appear before the Judg

MENT Scat of Christ, that every one may receive the things done in his Body, according to that which he hath done, whether it be good or bad. Atts xV11. 3i. He hath appointed a Day, in the which he will JUDGE the World in Righteousness, by that Man whom he hath ordained ; whereof he hath given Assurance unto all Men, in that he hath raised him from the dead. Ecclef. xll. 14. For God Thail bring every Work into JUDGMENT, with every secret thing, whether it be Good, or whether it be Evil.

(9) Rev. XV11.20. REJOICE over her, thou Heaven, and ye holy Apostles and Prophets, for God hath avenged you on her. Chap. xix. 1. I heard a great Voice of much People in Heaven, saying, Allelujah; SALVATION, and GLORY, and Honour, and POWER unto the Lord

(r) Rev xix. 6,7: I heard as it were the Voice of many Waters, saying, Allelujah ; for the Lord Ged omnipotent reigneth: Let us be glad, and rejoice, and give Honour to him.

(s) Rev. xix. 2. For TRUE and righteous are his JUDGMENTS.

(t) Matt. xxv. 31, 32, CG. When the Son of Man shall come in his Glory, and all the holy Angels with him, then shall he fit upon the Throne of his Glory. And before him shall be gathered all Nations: And he shall separate them one from another, as a Shepherd divideth his Sheep from his Goats. And he Niall see the Sheep on his right Hand, but the Goats on the left. Then shall the King lay unto them on his right Hand; Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the Kingdom prepared for you from the Foundation of the World; for I vas an hungred, and ye gave me Meat ; I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink;

naked, Pfalmii. 16, to 23.

our God.

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tutes, or that thou shouldst naked, and ye clothed me; I was take my Covenant in thy Prison, and ye came unto me : In

sick, and ye visited me; I was in Mouth

asinuch as ye have done it unto one Seeing thou (u) HATEST of the least of these my Brethren, INSTRUCTION, and castest ye have done it unto me. Then

shall he say unto them on the left. my Words behind thee.

Hand, Depart from me, ye cursed, When thou sawest a Thief, into everlasting Fire, prepared for thou consentedft with him, the Devil and his Angeis; for I wag and haft been Partaker with Meat; I was thirtty, and ye gave

an hungred, and ye gave me no Adulterers.

me no drink; I was a Stranger, and Thou givest thy Mouth to ye took me not in ; naked, and ye Evil, and thy Tongue fram

cloathed me not; fick, and in Pri

fon, and ye visited me not : For eth Deceit.

inasmuch as ye did it not to one of Thou fittest and speakest the least of these, ye did it not to against thy Brother, thou me: And these fhall go into everNanderest thine own Mother's teous into Life eternal.

lasting PunishNent,but the Righ

Matt. Son.

VII. 22. Many will say unto nie in These things haft thou that Day, Lord, Lord, have we not done, and I kept (x) Si- will I profess unto them, I never

prophelied in thy Name? And then LENCE ; thou thoughtest that knew you ; Depart from me, ye I was altogether such a one that work ÎNIQUITY. as thy self, but I will reprove doth Evil, hateth the light.

(u) John 111. 20. Every one that thee, and set them in order

(x) 2 Pet. U. 9. The Lord is before thine (W) EYES.

LONG-SUFFERING to us-ward, not Now consider this, ye


willing that any should PERISH;

but that all should come to REPENforget God, left I tear you in tance. pieces, and there be none to (9) 1 Cor. 111. 13. Every Man's

Work shall be made MANIFEST, deliver.

for the Day shall declare it. Whofo () offereth Praise, (z) Heb. xvii, 15. By him thereGLORIFIETH me; and to fore let us offer the Sacrifice of him that ordereth his Con- the Fruit of our Lips, giving

Praise to God continually, that is, versation aright, will I shew Thanks to his Name. the SALVATION of God.

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