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the LORD, that we which are alive, and remain unto the coming of the LORD, shall not prevent them which are asleep.

Ver. 16. For the LORD himself shall defcend from heaven with a fhout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of GOD; and the dead in Chrift fhall rife first.

Ver. 17. Then we which are alive and remain, fhall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the LORD in the air.

2 Tim. i. 10. Jefus Chrift hath abolished death, and hath brought life and immortality to light thro' the gospel,


P. xlix. 14. The upright fhall have dominion over them in the morning.

1 Cor. ii. 9. Eye hath not feen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which GOD hath prepared for them that love him.

Rom. ii. 7. To them who by patient continuance in well-doing, feek for glory, and honour, and immortality, eternal life.

Ver. 10. Glory, honour, and peace to every man that worketh good; to the Jew first, and also to the Gentile.

Rom. v. 10. We fhall be faved by his life.

Ver. 17. They which receive abundance of grace, and of the gift of righteousness, shall reign in life by Jefus Chrift.

2 The i. 5. That ye may be accounted worthy of the kingdom of GOD, for which ye alfo fuffer. Ver. 7. To you who are troubled, reft with us, when the LORD Jefus fhall be revealed from heaven with his mighty angels.

Ver. 10. He fhall come to be glorified in his faints,


and to be admired in all them that believe in that day.

Ver. 12. That the name of our LORD Jefus Christ may be glorified in you, and ye in him, according to the grace of our GOD, and the LORD Jefus Chrift.

Heb. xi. 9. By faith he fojourned in the land of promife as in a ftrange country, dwelling in tabernacles with Ifaac and Jacob, the heirs with him of the fame promise.

Ver. 10. For he looked for a city which hath foundations, whofe Builder and Maker is GOD.

Ver. 16. They defire a better country, that is, an heavenly : Wherefore GOD is not afhamed to be called their GOD, for he hath prepared for them: a city.

John xiv. 2. In my Father's house are many manfions if it were not fo, I would have told you: I go to prepare a place for you.

Ver. 3. And if I go and prepare a place, I will come again, and receive you unto myself, that where I am, there ye may be also.

2 Tim. iv. 8. There is laid up for me a crown of righteoufnefs, which the LORD the righteous judge fhall give me at that day; and not to me only, but unto all them alfo that love his appearing.

Heb. iv. 9.

There remaineth therefore a reft for the people of GOD.

Heb. ix. 15. He is the Mediator of the New Teftament, that by means of death, for the redemption of the tranfgreffions that were under the firft Teftament, they which are called, might receive the promife of eternal inheritance.

Ver. 28. Unto them that look for him, fhall he ap pear the second time without fin unto falvation.

2 Pet. iii. 13. We, according to his promife, look for new heavens and a new earth, wherein dwelleth righteoufnefs..

1Pet. i. 9. Receiving the end of your faith, even the falvation of your fouls.

Ver. 13. Gird up the loins of your mind, be fober, and hope to the end, for the grace that is to be brought › unto you at the revelation of Jefus Chrift.

Rev. ii. 10. Be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee a crown of life.

Rev. iii. 4. Thou haft a few names, even in Sardis, which have not defiled their garments; and they fhall walk with me in white, for they are worthy.

Rev. vii. 15. They are before the throne of GOD, and ferve him day and night in his temple: and he that fitteth on the throne fhall dwell among them.

Ver. 16. They shall hunger no more, neither thirst any more, neither fhall the fun light on them, nor any heat.

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Ver. 17. For the Lamb which is in the midst of the throne fhall feed them, and fhall lead them unto living fountains of waters: And GOD shall wipe away all tears from their eyes.

Rev. xi. 18. Thy wrath is come, and the time of the dead, that they fhould be judged, and that thou fhouldeft give reward unto thy fervants the prophets, and to the faints, and to them that fear thy name, fmall and great.

Rev. xxi. 22. I faw no temple therein, for the LORD GOD Almighty and the Lamb, are the temple of it.

Ver. 23. The city had no need of the fun, neither of the moon to fhine in it; for the glory of GOD did lighten it, and the Lamb is the light thereof.

Rev. xxii. 5. There fhall be no light there, and they need no candle, neither light of the fun; for the LORD GOD giveth them light, and they fhall reign for ever and ever, If. lx. 19, 20.

1 John iii. 2. Now are we the fons of GOD: And it doth not yet appear what we fhall be; but we


know, that when he fhall appear, we fhall be like him, for we fhall fee him as he is.

John xvii. 22. The glory which thou gaveft me, I have given them, that they may be one, even as

we are one.

Ver. 24. Father, I will that they also whom thou haft given me, be with me where I am, that they may behold my glory, which thou hast given me.

Freedom from all
Sorrow in Heaven.

Rev. xxi. 4. GOD fhall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there fhall be no more death, neither forrow, nor crying, neither fhall there be any more pain: for the former things are paffed away. I

I. lx. 20. The LORD fhall be thine everlasting light, and the days of thy mourning shall be ended.

Mat. vi. 20. Treafures in heaven, where neither moth doth corrupt, nor thieves break through and fteal.

Rev. xxii. 3. And there shall be no more curse.

Great Pleafure and
Joy in Heaven.

Mat. xxv. 21. I


Pf. xvi. 11. Thou wilt fhew me the path of life: in thy prefence is fulness of joy, at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore.

will make thee ruler over many things Enter thou into the joy of thy LORD. Jude 24. He is able to prefent you faultlefs before the prefence of his glory, with exceeding joy.

Glory in Heaven.

Mat. xiii. 43. The righteous fhall fhine forth as the fun, in the kingdom of their Father.

Dan. xii. 3. They that be wife fhall fhine as the brightnefs of the firmament; and they that turn many to righteousness, as the stars for ever and ever.

Rom. viii. 17. If children, then heirs; heirs of God,


and joint heirs with Chrift; if fo be that we fuffer with him, that we may also be glorified together.

Ver. 18. The fufferings of this prefent life are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us.


Ver. 30. Whom he juftified, them he also glorified. 2 Cor. iv. 17. Our light affliction, which is but for a moment, worketh for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory.

Ver. 18. While we look not at the things which are feen, but at the things which are not feen: For the things which are feen are temporal; but the things which are not feen, are eternal.

1 Pet. iv. 13. That when his glory fhall be revealed, ye may be glad alfo with exceeding joy.

Col. iii. 4. When Chrift, who is our life, fhall appear, then fhall ye alfo appear with him in glory.

2 Tim. ii. 10.

That they the elect) may obtain the falvation, which is in Chrift Jefus, with eternal glory.

The Kingdom of

Matt. xxxv. 34. Come, ye bleffed of my Father, inherit the kingdom, prepared for you from the foundation of the world.

Luke vii. 32. It is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom.

2 Pet. i. II. An entrance fhall be miniftred unto you abundantly into the everlafting kingdom of our LORD and Saviour Jefus Christ.

2 Tim. iv. 18. The LORD will preferve me unto his heavenly kingdom.

Luke xxii. 29. I appoint unto you a kingdom, as my Father hath appointed unto me.

Ver. 30. That ye may eat and drink at my table in my kingdom, and fit on thrones, judging the twelve tribes, of Ifrael.


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