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A49700 Victory over death a sermon preached at Steeple-Ashton in the county of Wilts, upon the 17th day of April, 1676, at the funeral of Mr. Peter Adams, the late reverend, pious, and industrious minister of Gods word there, sometime fellow of University Colledge in Oxford / by Paul Latham ... Lathom, Paul. 1676 (1676) Wing L575; ESTC R7734 32,624 52

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well_o may_v it_o be_v say_v that_o he_o be_v make_v perfect_a by_o they_o heb._n 2.10_o for_o he_o obtain_v by_o dearh_n a_o most_o complete_a victory_n over_o death_n in_o all_o its_o circumstance_n and_o over_o he_o that_o have_v the_o power_n of_o death_n both_o for_o himself_o and_o also_o for_o all_o his_o people_n second_o therefore_o how_o great_a be_v god_n love_n in_o send_v his_o son_n into_o the_o world_n joh._n 3.16_o so_o god_n love_v the_o world_n that_o he_o give_v his_o only_a beget_v son_n scarce_o for_o a_o righteous_a man_n will_v one_o die_v yet_o peradventure_o for_o a_o good_a or_o useful_a man_n some_o may_v be_v find_v that_o will_v even_o dare_v to_o die_v but_o god_n commend_v his_o love_n to_o we_o in_o that_o when_o we_o be_v so_o far_o from_o be_v good_a and_o useful_a man_n that_o we_o be_v not_o so_o much_o as_o righteous_a and_o innocent_a man_n yet_o in_o due_a time_n christ_n die_v even_o for_o the_o ungodly_a rom._n 5.7_o 8._o three_o let_v we_o hence_o learn_v to_o fly_v unto_o christ_n and_o to_o secure_v our_o interest_n in_o he_o this_o be_v the_o way_n to_o have_v a_o right_n to_o that_o comfort_n that_o flow_v from_o his_o incarnation_n and_o death_n and_o thereby_o to_o have_v satisfaction_n and_o comfort_n both_o in_o our_o life_n time_n and_o at_o our_o death_n to_o be_v secure_a under_o the_o preapprehension_n of_o it_o and_o to_o entertain_v it_o with_o joy_n and_o comfort_v when_o it_o come_v if_o his_o wrath_n be_v kindle_v yea_o but_o a_o little_a bless_a be_v all_o they_o that_o put_v their_o trust_n in_o he_o therefore_o let_v we_o kiss_v the_o son_n psal_n 2.11_o 12._o and_o give_v all_o diligence_n to_o make_v our_o call_n and_o election_n sure_a 2_o pet._n 1.10_o let_v we_o examine_v ourselves_o whether_o we_o be_v in_o the_o faith_n and_o prove_v and_o know_v our_o own_o self_n whether_o christ_n jesus_n be_v form_v in_o we_o 2_o cor._n 13.5_o that_o when_o death_n shall_v summon_v we_o to_o a_o encounter_n we_o may_v be_v victorious_a over_o it_o four_o let_v the_o redeem_v of_o the_o lord_n walk_v with_o joy_n and_o thankfulness_n before_o he_o as_o in_o a_o sense_n of_o all_o other_o his_o mercy_n so_o particular_o of_o this_o bless_a fruit_n of_o our_o saviour_n death_n and_o resurrection_n the_o glorious_a victory_n thereby_o obtain_v for_o we_o over_o death_n bless_v the_o lord_n o_o our_o soul_n and_o all_o that_o be_v within_o we_o bless_v his_o holy_a name_n bless_v the_o lord_n our_o soul_n and_o forget_v not_o all_o his_o benefit_n who_o forgive_v all_o our_o iniquity_n who_o heal_v all_o our_o disease_n who_o redeem_v our_o life_n from_o destruction_n who_o crow_v we_o with_o lovingkindness_n and_o tender_a mercy_n psal_n 103.1_o 2_o 3_o 4._o and_o let_v we_o walk_v cheerful_o before_o god_n in_o a_o sense_n of_o our_o great_a privilege_n among_o all_o the_o trouble_n of_o the_o world_n that_o accompany_v we_o in_o our_o abode_n here_o and_o under_o the_o thought_n of_o leave_v this_o world_n at_o last_o forasmuch_o as_o this_o last_o enemy_n be_v vanquish_v let_v we_o not_o fear_v any_o thing_n else_o but_o under_o our_o dependency_n let_v we_o call_v up_o our_o soul_n to_o a_o more_o comfortable_a and_o cheerful_a temper_n let_v we_o chide_v away_o dejectedness_n and_o droop_a and_o say_v why_o be_v thou_o cast_v down_o o_o my_o soul_n and_o why_o be_v thou_o disquiet_v within_o i_o hope_v in_o god_n for_o i_o shall_v yet_o praise_v he_o who_o be_v the_o help_n of_o my_o countenance_n and_o my_o god_n ps_n 42.11_o and_o that_o i_o may_v come_v to_o a_o close_a application_n of_o the_o point_n and_o pass_v à_fw-la thesi_fw-la ad_fw-la hypothesin_n this_o victory_n over_o death_n which_o i_o may_v have_v be_v represent_v unto_o you_o from_o the_o word_n of_o the_o apostle_n as_o attainable_a by_o a_o christian_a and_o his_o singular_a privilege_n be_v no_o doubt_n the_o acquisition_n and_o privilege_n of_o our_o dear_a and_o reverend_a brother_n who_o remain_n we_o be_v now_o assemble_v to_o inter_v and_o for_o that_o reason_n i_o have_v insist_v upon_o this_o subject_n to_o press_v we_o all_o to_o imitate_v he_o in_o fight_v for_o the_o same_o victory_n the_o name_n of_o the_o wicked_a shall_v rot_v say_v the_o wise_a man_n but_o the_o memory_n of_o the_o just_a shall_v be_v bless_v pr._n 10.7_o of_o wicked_a jehoram_n it_o be_v say_v he_o depart_v without_o be_v desire_v 2_o chr._n 21.20_o but_o of_o good_a jehoiadah_n and_o i_o be_o now_o speak_v of_o a_o priest_n though_o not_o a_o high_a priest_n that_o the_o people_n do_v he_o honour_n at_o his_o death_n because_o he_o have_v do_v good_a in_o israel_n ch_n 24.16_o the_o wicked_a leaf_n the_o world_n like_o a_o filthy_a lamp_n leave_v a_o offensive_a stench_n in_o the_o nostril_n of_o all_o that_o know_v he_o but_o a_o good_a man_n end_v his_o day_n like_o a_o wax-taper_n that_o exchange_v its_o pleasant_a and_o useful_a light_n for_o the_o grateful_a scent_n it_o leave_v behind_o it_o the_o psalmist_n tell_v we_o that_o precious_a in_o the_o sight_n of_o the_o lord_n be_v the_o death_n of_o his_o saint_n ps_n 116.15_o and_o our_o lord_n jesus_n christ_n when_o he_o converse_v with_o man_n on_o earth_n when_o lazarus_n a_o good_a man_n be_v dead_a although_o as_o man_n he_o believe_v his_o soul_n to_o be_v remove_v to_o present_a bliss_n and_o as_o god_n he_o know_v that_o he_o shall_v return_v to_o life_n again_o in_o this_o world_n be_v free_a from_o those_o turbulent_a passion_n that_o be_v our_o sin_n and_o at_o once_o our_o burden_n it_o be_v say_v 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d jo._n 11.33_o he_o trouble_v himself_o and_o express_v his_o trouble_n of_o mind_n by_o
as_o the_o god_n of_o love_n and_o peace_n add_v to_o this_o his_o natural_a and_o unaffected_a gravity_n which_o as_o it_o prevent_v his_o year_n in_o the_o beginning_n so_o