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The Epifllt

Dediclltwy.

tor

the ·prefent

World,

and

cannot out-live

Time :

in

the Grave, at the Day

of Judgment,

and

in

Heaven,

there are no fuch difrinttions:

The Gral'e

taketh

away

all

Cil'il Differences;

Sculls ·

~ear

no wreaths andmarksaf Honor:

lobJ·•9·

17Je fmaJI and the great are there, and the ferJ1ant

il

free

from

his mafter.

So

at

the Day

ofJ

udgment;

I

Jaw

the dead bothgreat and

fmaO

ftand before tbe

Lord}~)'. 10~

u .• None

can ·be

exempted from

tryal at Chrifl:s bar : When

(il'il'Differences

van–

Hh,

Moral

take

place. The

di£l:inC1:ion then is

good

and

b4d

1

not

great

and

fmaJl.

Oh Sir, then

you

will fee, that there is

no fJirtb

like that to be

born again ofthe

Spirit,no

Tenur~

like an interefl

in

the

Covenant,

no Eflate

like

th~

inheritance of

·.

the Saints in light,

no

Magiflracy

like that where...

., ,

Cor.6.~) ~

by

we

fit

at

Chrifl:s right

hand,

d

judging Angels·

and Men.

~ow

will

the

Faces

of

Great Men

ga..

ther blacknefs,

that now

flourHh in

the

pomp

and fplendor

of

an

outward Efrate,

but

then

fh~ll

become the fcorn ofGod,

and

Saints, and

Angels? and

thofe holy

ones

of

God fhal come

f~rth,

and fay,

Lo, this is the man that made not God

his flrengt!J; but trufted in tbe .abundance ofhis riches,

·

4nd

flreng'thtned himftlf.in

hu

wickedneflllPfal.

51.7.

:Ah Sir_, Wealth and

Power

are-ofi

no

uJe

in that

·day',

unleis

it

be to aggravate

and

increafe

J

udg..

ment.