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85. (1) One Thing contained in heavenly Reso is, the ceasing from Means of Grace. When we have obtained the Haven, we have done failing. When the Workman receives his Wages, it is implied he has done his Work. When we are at our Journess End, we have done with the Way. IVhether Prophecies, they fall fail; whether Tongues, they halceae ; whether Knowledge, it also, so far as it had the Nature of Means, fall vanish away (1). There shall be no more Prayer, because no more Neceflity, but the full Enjoyment of what we prayed for: Neither shall we need to fast and weep, and watch any more, being out of the Reach of Sin and Temptations. Preach ing is done; the Ministry of Man cealeth; Sacraments becoine useless; the Labouters are called in, because the Harvet is gathered, the Tares burned, and the Work finished; the Unregenerate part Hope, and the Saints past Fear, for ever.
$6.' (2) THERE is in licavenly Rest a perfect Freedom from all Evils. All the Evils that accompa nied us through our Courfe, and which necetaily fuilcw our Absence from the chief Good: Belides our Freedom from thole eternal Flames, and restleis Miseries, which the Neglecers of Christ and Grace must remedilessly endure; a wocful Inheritance, which, both by Birth and actual Merit, was due to us, as well as to them! In Heaven there is nothing that defileth, or is unclean: All that remains without (m): And doubtless there is not such a Thing as Grief and Sorrow known there: Nor is there such a 'Thing as a pale Face, a languid Body, feeble Joints, unable Infancy, decrepit Age, peccant Humours, painful or pining Sickness, griping Fears, confiiming Cares, nor whatsoever deserves the Name of Evil. We did weep and lamont, when the World did rejoice; but our B4
Sorrow (1) 1 Cor. xii, &i : (m) Rev. xxi. 27, XXü. 15. 3