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VI E W

OF

THIS AND THE OTHER WORLD;

WITH THE

STATE OF SAINTS AND SINNERS IN BOTH,

CONTRASTED.

PARTICULARLY DESCRIBING THE

SOLEMN ENTRANCE WHICH THE SOUL MAKES

IN TO

THE OTHER WORLD AT DEATH.

IN SEVERAL PRACTICAL DISCOURSES.

BY THE LATE REV. THOMAS BOSTON,

AUTHOR OF THE FOURFOLD STATE, doc.

A NEW EDITION,

EDINBURGH:
PRINTED BY THOMAS TURNBULL,
FOR WILLIAM COKE, BOOKSELLER, LEITH.

1799.

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THE

C O N T E N T S.

1. The state and characters of believers, as they

are of God, with their knowledge thereof, il-
luftrated ; and a description of the unrege-
nerate world lying in wickedness.

1 JOHN v. 19.
And we know that we are of God, and the whole
world lietb in wickedness.

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IJ. The divine call to sinners, to come out from

among the world lying in wickedness, explain-
ed and urged.

1 JOHN v. 19.
The whole world lieth in wickedness.

2 Cor. vi. 17.
Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye.
separate, faith the Lord, and touch not the un-
clean thing ; and I will receive you.

73 III. The believer's hundred-fold in this life con

fidered ; and a view of the reality, parts, in-
habitants, passage into, and state of men, in
the world to come.

MARK 8. 30.
He ball receive an bundred-fold now in this time,

bouses, and brethren, and ffers, and mothers,
and children, and lands, with persecutions ;
and in the world to come, eternal life.

109 IV. The great care and oncern now, that our

fouls be not gathered with finners in the other
world, considered and improved.

PSALM

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THEY ARE OF GOD, WITH THEIR KNOWLEDGE

THEREOF, ILLUSTRATED ;

AND

A DESCRIPTION OF THE UNREGENERATE WORLD

LYING IN WICKEDNESS.

Several Sermons preached at Etterick, in the end of the

year 1728, and beginning of 1729.

1 JOHN V. 19. And we know that we are of God, and the whole

world lietb in wickedness.

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Sit was said to Rebekah, Gen. xxv. 23. Two nations are in thy womb, and two manner of

people shall be separated from thy bowelsand the elder pall serve the younger; so it may be said of this text. Two manner of people are here, to one of which all of us do belong, viz. Those that are of God, and those that are of the world. The latter is the elder, and shall serve the younger, Pfal. xlix. 14. The upright shall have dominion over them in the morning

1. There is a people, that though they are in the world, are not of it, but separated from it. And we know that we are of God. Here consider, (1.) The original of that people: They are of God, that is, begotten and born of God, regenerate persons, born again. They are a heavenly people in respect of their extract, born from above, 2 Pet. i. 4. (2.) Who they are in particular. We are they, we believers in Chrift.

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