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... the kingdom of heaven , or the beatific vision of God , and those pleasures to
be hereafter enjoyed with Christ our Head and the blessed angels , which neither
eye hath seen , nor ear heard , nor have entered into the heart of man , 1 Cor . ii .
... understanding reflecting about any thing ; and the act of the will and affections
approving and loving any thing : Therefore , the Apostle would have us raise our
minds to heaven , and perpetually have those things above at heart ; neither that
The Psalmist felt this love in his heart , and well expressed it , Psal . xlii . 1 , As the
hart panteth after the water - brooks , so panteth my soul after thee , O God .
Hence we may conclude , that all they who promise themselves the happiness ...
Therefore , to seek and affect them , means in this place , to desire them with the
whole heart , with every labour and industry : and to acquiesce in those things as
in the greatest good . This carnal and worldly men do , whatever they pretend ...
It is a common saying , The mind is where it loves , not where its actual scat is :
and that saying in the Gospel is also well known , Where the treasure is , there
will the heart be also , Matt . vi . 21 . Since then Christ , who is the love and
delight of ...
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