Bates - BT825 B37 1683

upon DEATH. 6; the fenfitive life is loft. The na- tural order is, There is a time to be born, and a time to die : the fuper- natural is, there is a time to die, and a time to be born. Thedeath of a Saint is a 11 new Birth ; the 11 Dies ifte pains of the dying Body are as quern to Throws, whereby hi 'd tanquam y e r p en fupremum Soul is delivered into the Land of retormidas, the Living. The happiness of a æte.rni na- tali Saint after Death, more particu- Senecs. efe. larly will appear by conlidering; 1. The place to which he af- cends the higheft Heaven. This inferiour World is fram'd with èxquifite Order the Earth is full of the Glory of the Lord ; yet 'tis but the Pediment of the Crea- tion, the habitation of Birds and Beafts, nayof rebellious Sinners ; and by this we may mile our thoughts to conceive fomething of the feat of -Life and Blelfed- nefs Above. 'Tis