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to peace; they shall rest in their beds, each one walking in his uprightness. Luke xvi. 25. Abraham said, Son, remember, that thou in thy life-time, receivedst thy good things, and likewise Lazarus evil things ; but now he is comforted, and thou art tormented. Luke xxiii. 43. Jesus said unto him, Verily I say unto thee, This day shalt thou be with me in paradise. Phil. i. 21. For me to live is Christ, and to die is gain. Ver. 23. Having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ, which is far better. 2 Cor. V. 8. We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord. Heb. xii. 23. And to the spirits of just men made perfect. Res. xiv. 13. Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord, from henceforth: yea, saith the Spirit, that they may rest from their labours, and their works do follow them. Ps. xlix. 15. God will redeem my soul from the power of the grave; for he shall receive me. 1 Cor. ii. 9. Eye
hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love him. Heb. xi. 16. They desire a better country, that is, an heavenly: Wherefore God is not ashamed to be called their God, for he hath prepared for them a city. John xiv. 2. In my Father's house are many mansions : if it were not so, I would have told you: 'I go to prepare a place for you. Ver. 3. And if I go and prepare a place, I will come again, and receive you unto myself, that where I am, there ye may be also. 2 Tim. iv. 8. There is laid
for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord the righteous judge shall give me at that day ; and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing. 2 Pet. iii. 13. We, according to his promise, look for new heavens and a new earth, wherein dwelleth righteousness. Rev. ii. 10. Be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee a crown of life. Rev. vii. 15. They are before the throne of God, and
serve him day and night in his temple: and he that sitteth on the throne shall dwell
Ver. 16. They shall hunger no more, neither thirst any more, neither shall the sun light on them, nor any heat. Ver. 17. For the Lamb which is in the midst of the throne shall feed them, and shall lead them unto living fountains of waters: And God shall wipe away all tears, from their
Rev. xxi. 22. I saw no temple therein, for the Lord God Almighty and the Lamb, are the temple of it. Ver. 23. The city had no need of the sun,
neither of the moon to shine in it; for the glory of God did lighten it, and the Lamb is the light thereof. Rev. xxii. 5. There shall be no night there, and they need no candle, neither light of the sun; for the Lord God giveth them light, and they shall reign for ever and ever, Is. lx. 19, 20. 1 John iii. 2. Now are we the sons of God: And it doth not yet appear what we shall be ; but we know, that when he shall appear, we shall be like him, for we shall
see him as be is. John xvii. 22. The glory which thou gavest me, I have given them, that they may be one, even as we are
Ver. 24. Father, I will that they also whom thou hast given me, be with me where I am, that they may behold my glory, which thou hast given me. Reur xxi. 4. God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain : for the former things are passed away.
Is. lx. 20. The Lord shall be thine everlasting light, and the days of thy mourning shall be ended. Ps. xvi. 11. Thou wilt shew ine the path of life: in thy presence is fulness of joy, at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore. Jude 24. He is able to present you faultless before the presence of his glory, with exceeding joy. Mat. xiii. 43. The righteous shall shine forth as the sun, in the kingdom of their Father. Dan. xii. 3. They that be wise
shall shine as the brightness of the firmament; and they that turn many to righteousness, as the stars for ever and ever. Rom. viii. 18. The sufferings of this present life are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in
2 Cor. iv. 17. Our light affliction, which is but for a moment, worketh for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory. Col. iii. 4. When Christ, who is our life, shall appear, then shall ye also appear with him in glory. 2 Pet. i. 11. An entrance shall be ministred unto you abundantly into the everlasting kingdom of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. 2 Tim. iv. 18. The Lord will preserve me unto his < heavenly kingdom. Luke xxii. 30. That
ye may eat and drink at my table in my kingdom, and sit on thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel. 1 Thess. iv, 17. So shall we be ever with the Lord. Rev. xxii. 3. The throne of God and the Lamb shall be in it, and his servants shall serve him.