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THIS AND THE OTHER WORLD;

W1TH THE

STATE OF SAINTS AND SINNERS IN BOTH,
CONTRASTED.

PARTICULARLY DESCRIBING THE

SOLEMN ENTRANCE WHICH THE SOUL MAKES

iit T O

THE OTHER WORLD AT-DEATH.

1N SEVERAL PRACT1CAL D1SCOURSES.

Btthe Late Rev. THOMAS BOSTON,

AUTHOR OF THE FOURFOLD STATE, iS'C.

A NEW EDITION.

EDINBURGH:

PR1NTED BT THOMAS TURNBULL,

FOR. WILLIAM COKE, BOOKSELLER, LE1TH.

1799.

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They Are Of God, With Their Knowledge

Thereof, Illustrated;

AND

A Description Of The Unregenerate World

LY1NG 1N W1CKEDNESS.

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.

AS it was said to Rebekah, Gen. xxv. 23. Two nations are in thy womb, and two manner of people shall he separated from thy bowels— and the elder shall 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, via. Those that are of God, and those that are of the world. The latter is the elder, and shall serve the younger, Psal. 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, a Pet. i. 4. (2.) Who they arc in particular. We are they, we believers in Christ. 'A Those

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