Scripture Revelations of the Life of Man After Death: And the Christian Doctrines of Descent Into Hell, the Resurrection of the Body, and the Life Everlasting, with Remarks Upon Cremation and Upon Christian Burial

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Daldy, Isbister & Company, 1876 - Future life - 128 pages

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Page 7 - Thou fool, that which thou sowest is not quickened, except it die. And that which thou sowest, thou sowest not that body that shall be, but bare grain, it may chance of wheat, or of some other grain: but God giveth it a body as it hath pleased him; and to every seed his own body.
Page 18 - That each, who seems a separate whole, Should move his rounds, and fusing all The skirts of self again, should fall Remerging in the general Soul, Is faith as vague as all unsweet: Eternal form shall still divide The eternal soul from all beside; And I shall know him when we meet...
Page 82 - For both he that sanctifieth and they who are sanctified are all of one ; for which cause he is not ashamed to call them brethren, saying, I will declare thy name unto my brethren ; in the midst of the church will I sing praise unto thee.
Page 111 - The Body of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, Printer, (Like the cover of an old book, Its contents torn out, And stript of its lettering and gilding,) Lies here, food for worms. But the work shall not be lost, For it will (as he believed) Appear once more, In a new, and more elegant edition, Revised and corrected • by The Author.
Page 83 - When every thing that is sincerely good And perfectly divine, With truth and peace and love...
Page 86 - Whilst summer lasts, and I live here, Fidele, I'll sweeten thy sad grave: Thou shalt not lack The flower, that's like thy face, pale primrose; nor The azur'd hare-bell, like thy veins; no, nor The leaf of eglantine, whom not to slander, Out-sweeten'd not thy breath...
Page 115 - If ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God. Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth.
Page 94 - Take Aaron and Eleazar his son, and bring them up unto mount Hor: and strip Aaron of his garments, and put them upon Eleazar his son : and Aaron shall be gathered unto his people, and shall die there.
Page 38 - CONTEMPLATE all this work of Time, The giant labouring in his youth ; Nor dream of human love and truth, As dying Nature's earth and lime ; But trust that those we call the dead Are breathers of an ampler day For ever nobler ends.
Page 39 - For we that are in this tabernacle do groan, being burdened : not for that we would be unclothed, but clothed upon, that mortality might be swallowed up of life.

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