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and finally condemns them to everlasting punishment.

31. Now the manner in 31 ( When the which Chrift shall judge come in his glory

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Son of man thall the World, is this. He and all the holy anshall appear in the Glory gels with him, then and Majesty of God, ac- throne of his glory. companied with a numberless Retinue of Angels, and shall fit upon a Glorious and Magnificent Throne. 32. And all Mankind

32 And before shall be Summoned before him shall be gather

ed all nations and him,Princes and mean Per- he : fhall separate sons, Rich and Poor, Jews them one from ano, and Gentiles, Good Men divideth his sheep and Bad; fo that nothing from the goats : shall excuse any one from appearing : And he shall judge them with an impartial and unerring Judg. ment ; and shall separate the Good from the Bad, as a Shepherd separateth the Goats from the Sheep. 33.A'nd the Good he shall 33 And he shall

set the sheep on his place by themselves on the right hand, but the one hand, and the Bad by goats on the left. themselves on the other. 34. Then, Mankind

34 Then shall the being thus feparated into King say unto them Two forts, He as a Jult

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my Father, inherit and Impartial Judge shall red for you from the pass Sentence upon both, foundation of the declaring at the same time

the Reason and Equity of his Sentence. And first, turning himself to the Good on his Right-hand , he shall say ; Come ye Blesfed Children of God: Enter now into the possession of that Heavenly Kingdom, which God, who foreknoweth all things, designed and provided for you from-the be

ginning of the World. 35 For I was an 35 do 36. - For seeing, hungred,and yegave when I was in want and nefty, and ye gave me cessity, liberally communidrink: I was a ftran- cated to me in all the Offices ger, and ye took me of Charity and Kindness ;

36 Naked, and ye God has in recompence apo clothed me : I was pointed, that I should now me I was in prison, communicate to you of all and ye came unto 'the Glory and Happiness of

my Kingdom. 37 Then shall the 37, 38, 39. Then righteous answer the Righteous Thall Anhim, saying, Lord, fwer ; Lord, we never saw an hungred, and fed thee in want or necessity, thee? or thirsty, and nor ever had opportunity gáve thee drink?

38 When Saw we of ministring to thee in thee a stranger, and any of the Offices of Chaked, and clothed rity and Kindness, that thee?

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shall answer, and say ply, saying : 'tis true, ye unto them, Verily i never had

opportunity of say unto you, In as doing these things to me in done it unto one of my own Person ; Never- the least of these my theless since ye have done brethren, ye have

done it unto me. it to some of these my Servants, in Obedience to my Commands, I judge it as done unto my self, and will reward you accordingly. 41. After this, turning

41 Then shall he himself to the Bad on his say allo unto them on

the left hand,Depart Left-hand, he shall pass from me, ye cursed, Sentence likewise on them, into everlasting fire, saying ; Depart from me, ye vil and his

angels. Cursed, into that unquenchable Fire, which being at firft prepared for the punishment of Apostate Angels, is now állotted to you also, because ye have chofen to comply with their Temptations,inOppositi: on to the Commands of God. 42 43. For when I

42 For I was an was in necessity and in wánt, hungred,and ye gave je refased to alift me with thirsty, and ye gave any charitable Offices ; and me no drink : pursued only the Vanity and

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44 Then shall they Gifts and Abilities. Du, I also answer him, say 44. Then the Wicked

ing, Lord, when saw likewise shall Answer we thee an hungred,

; or athirft,or a fran Lord, we never saw thee ger,or naked,or fick, in Want or Neceflity, or in prison, and did

nor ever had opportunity not minister unto thee?

of ministring to thee in any Office of Charity, that thou shouldest now punish our Neglect of this Du ty with so severe a Sena

tence. 45 Then shall he part answer them, faying saying; 'Tis true, ye ne

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46 And these shall suance of this irrever. away into ever

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to life eternal. verlasting Punishment

; but the Righteous shall inherit eternal Happi. ness.

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