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place thereof shall know it no more.-Ps. ciii. 15, 16.
I have said to corruption, Thou art my father: to the worm, Thou art my mother, and my sister.—Job xvii. 14.
Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth, while the evil days come not, nor the years draw nigh, when thou shalt say, I have no pleasure in them. While the sun, or the light, or the moon, or the stars, be not darkened, nor the clouds return after the rain : In the day when the keepers of the house shall tremble, and the strong men shall bow themselves, and the grinders cease because they are few, and those that look out of the windows be darkened. And the doors shall be shut in the streets, when the sound of the grinding is low, and he shall rise up at the voice of the bird, and all the daughters of music shall be brought low: also when they shall be afraid of that which is high, and fears shall be in the way, and the almond tree shall flourish, and the grasshopper shall be a burden, and desire shall fail : because man goeth to his long home, and the mourners go about the streets : or ever the silver cord be loosed, or the golden bowl be broken, or the pitcher be broken at the fountain, or the wheel broken at the cistern. Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was : and the spirit shall return unto God who gave it.Eccle. xii. 1-7.
F a man die shall he live again ? all the
days of my appointed time will I wait, till my change come. Thou shalt call, and I will answer thee: thou wilt have a desire to the work of thine hands.--Job xiv. 14, 15.
For I know that my Redeemer liveth, and that he shall stand at the latter day upon the earth: and though after my skin worms destroy this body, yet in my flesh shall I see God: whom I shall see for myself, and , mine eyes shall behold, and not another; though my reins be consumed within me.Job xix. 25-27.
There shall be a resurrection of the dead, both of the just and unjust.— Acts xxiv. 15.
For since by man came death, by man came also the resurrection of the dead. For as in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall all be made alive.—1 Cor. xv. 21, 22.
For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality.1 Cor. xv. 53.
There is one glory of the sun, and another glory of the moon, and another glory of the stars; for one star differeth from another star in glory. So also is the resurrection of the dead. It is sown in corruption, it is raised in incorruption : it is sown in dishonor, it is raised in glory: it is sown in weakness, it is raised in power : it is sown a natural body, it is raised a spiritual body. There is a natural body, and there is a spiritual body.—1 Cor. xv. 41-44.
For our conversation is in heaven; from
whence also we look for the Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ; who shall change our vile body, that it may be fashioned like unto his glorious body, according to the working whereby he is able even to subdue all things unto himself.Phil. iii. 21.
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which according to his abundant mercy hath begotten us again unto a lively hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, to an inheritance incorruptible, and undefiled, and that fadeth not away.—1 Pet. iii. 4.
So when this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this mortal shall have put on immortality, then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written, Death is swallowed up
up in victory. O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory ?-1 Cor. xv. 54, 55.
Then shall the righteous shine forth as the sun in the kingdom of their Father.—Matt. xiii. 43.
Let me die the death of the righteous, and let my last end be like his !Num. xxxiii. 10.
| Remarks or address. 1 If there is to be no service at the grave, then use the regular
service. page 101, from “ Forasmuch as it hath pleased Almighty God,” &c., Section 1, otherwise, extempore prayer and the benediction, with full service at the grave.
MAN that is born of a woman is of few
Death, resurrection, and judgment.
He cometh forth like a flower, and is cut down : he fleeth also as a shadow, and continueth not.Job xiv. 1, 2.
There is no man that hath power over the spirit to retain the spirit; neither hath he power in the day of death; and there is no discharge in that war; neither shall wickedness deliver those that are given to it.—Eccl. viïi. 8.
For I know that thou wilt bring me to death, and to the house appointed for all living.—Job xxx. 23.
What man is he that liveth, and shall not see death ? shall he deliver his soul from the hand of the grave ?-Ps. lxxxix. 48.
As the cloud is consumed and vanisheth away; so he that goeth down to the grave shall come up no more.
He shall return no more to his house, neither shall his place know him any more.—Job vii. 9, 10.
Thou prevailest for ever against him, and he passeth : thou changest his countenance, and sendest him away.
His sons come to honor, and he knoweth it not; and they are brought low, but he perceiveth it not of them.—Job xiv. 20, 21.
So man lieth down and riseth not; till the
heavens be no more, they shall not awake, nor be raised out of their sleep.—Job xiv. 12.
I have said to corruption, Thou art my father : to the worm, Thou art my mother, and my
sister.--Job xvii. 14.,
F a man die, shall he live again ?-Job xiv.
14. There shall be a resurrection of the dead, both of the just and unjust.— Acts xxiv. 15.
For the hour is coming, in the which all that are in the graves shall hear his voice, and shall come forth; they that have done good, unto the resurrection of life; and they that have done evil, unto the resurrection of damnation. - Jno. v. 28, 29.
For since by man came death, by man came also the resurrection of the dead. For as in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall all be made alive. -1 Cor. xv. 21, 22.
But some man will say, How are the dead raised up? and with what body do they come ? -1 Cor. xv. 35.
It is sown in corruption, it is raised in incorruption : it is sown in dishonor, it is raised in glory: it is sown in weakness, it is raised in power : it is sown a natural body, it is raised a spiritual body. There is a natural body, and there is a spiritual body.—1 Cor. xv. 42–44.
For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality.--1 Cor. XV. 53.