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the enjoyment of its reward. His death was like an immediate translation from the work of a sanctuary on earth to the employments of the sanctuary above. He was permitted to escape, in a great degree, from the melancholy approaches of the last foe. He endured no long continuance of pain. He underwent no violent struggle. The garment of mortality easily dropt off; and the servant of God fell asleep in the Lord. “Mark the perfect man, and behold the upright; for the latter end of that man is peace. Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord; they rest from their labours and their works follow them.” May the "memorial of the just” remain with us "in everlasting remembrance!” Let us “ remember them that have spoken unto us the words of God." Let us be “followers of them who through faith and patience are now inheriting the promises." Let us live the life of the righteous, that we may die his death, and our latter end, like his, may be blessed!
SERMON 1.-1 Thess. Üï. 8.
SERMON 11.-PROV. xv. 3.
SERMON XVI.-NUMBERS xiv. 24.
SERMON XX-ECCLESIASTES viii. 11.
SERMON XXI.--2 CORINTHIANS iv. 5.
SERMON XXIII.2 CORINTHIANS Vü. 9,
SERMON XXVI.-HEBREWS x, 19-22,
Having therefore, brethren, boldness to enter into the holiest
by the blood of Jesus, by a new and living way which he
hath consecrated for us, through the vail, that is to say, his
flesh; and having an High-Priest over the house of God; let