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By the things which are above we must understand , in the first place , 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 ...
The Apostle calls all those things , in which the kingdom of God does not consist ,
things of the earth ; as riches , pleasures , honours ; and I add , in fine , those
ceremonies and observations which centre in things earthly and corporeal : for
The other from their contrariety to true and heavenly pleasures . For , as the
heavenly manna failed after the children of Israel had eaten of the fruits of the
earth ; so the sweetness of spiritual pleasure is not perceived by those who have
6 , She that liveth in pleasure is dead while she liveth . Moreover , he who lives
the life of grace according as he is led by the Spirit , he day by day ripens for
eternity , Rom . viii . 13 . And as the carnal life of sinners is death , if it be
compared to ...
32 , Fear not , little flock ; for it is your Father ' s good pleasure to give you the
kingdonı ; and in his own name , John X . 28 , I give unto them eternal life , & c .
He merited it , 1 John iv . 9 , God sent his only begotten Son into the world that we
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