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A12705 A sermon preached at Cheanies the 14. of September, 1585, at the buriall of the right honorable the earle of Bedforde, By Thomas Sparke Doctor of Divinitie Sparke, Thomas, 1548-1616. 1594 (1594) STC 23023; ESTC S114843 60,544 120

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be_v content_a to_o understand_v it_o of_o all_o that_o die_v in_o grace_n since_o christ_n ascension_n only_o and_o but_o of_o so_o many_o of_o those_o also_o as_o before_o their_o death_n have_v full_o satisfy_v for_o their_o sin_n but_o we_o may_v not_o grant_v they_o either_o of_o these_o limitation_n not_o the_o first_o because_o they_o that_o die_v in_o faith_n in_o christ_n to_o come_v as_o well_o as_o those_o that_o die_v since_o in_o faith_n in_o christ_n come_v find_v their_o faith_n available_a to_o their_o salvation_n for_o christ_n have_v be_v the_o self_n same_o slay_a lamb_n for_o ever_o in_o the_o sight_n of_o his_o heavenly_a father_n revel_v 13.8_o and_o be_v one_o and_o the_o self_n same_o yesterday_o to_o day_n and_o for_o ever_o heb._n 13.8_o and_o he_o himself_o to_o the_o plain_a confutation_n of_o this_o gross_a opinion_n that_o the_o faithful_a that_o die_v before_o his_o ascension_n go_v not_o to_o joy_v &_o bliss_n place_v abraham_n &_o lazarus_n with_o he_o in_o joy_n &_o bliss_n before_o his_o death_n luk._n 16.24_o etc._n etc._n and_o promise_v the_o thief_n that_o day_n when_o he_o die_v that_o he_o shall_v be_v with_o he_o in_o paradise_n luk._n 23.43_o and_o as_o for_o the_o late_a the_o vainnes_n of_o the_o addition_n have_v be_v lay_v open_a already_o in_o that_o we_o have_v learn_v that_o there_o be_v no_o other_o satisfaction_n for_o the_o sin_n of_o the_o faithful_a but_o that_o which_o christ_n make_v in_o his_o own_o person_n once_o for_o all_o &_o yet_o they_o be_v so_o loath_a that_o this_o place_n shall_v be_v understand_v general_o of_o all_o that_o depart_v in_o a_o right_a faith_n in_o christ_n when_o where_o and_o howsoever_o that_o mistrust_v belike_o that_o 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d will_v not_o serve_v their_o turn_n in_o the_o
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