The Pilgrim's Progress from the World to That Which Is to Come

The Pilgrim's Progress from the World to That Which Is to Come

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1811 edition. Excerpt: ...There, said they, is Mount Sion, the Heavenly Jerusalem, the innumerable company of angels, together with the spirits of just men made perfect You are going, continued they, to the Paradise of God, where you shall see the Tree of Life, and eat the never-fading fruits thereof. And when you come there, you shall be clothed in white raiment; and your walk and your talk shall be every day with the King, even all the days of eternity.f There you shall never see again such things as you formerly beheld in the lower region upon earth, to wit, sorrow, sickness, affliction, and death; for the former things are passed away. You are now going to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, to Moses and the prophets, men whom God hath taken away from the evil to come, and who are now resting upon their beds, each one walking in his uprightness.. Then the pilgrims enquired, And what shall be our lot and our employment in the holy place? To whom it was answered You shall there receive the reward of all your toil, and have joy for all your sorrow; reaping that which ye have sown, even the fruit of all your prayers, your tears, and your sufferings by the way. In that place you shall wear crowns of gold, and enjoy the perpetual vision of the HOLY ONE, whom you shall see Heb. xii. 22--24. f Rev. ii. 7. iii. 4. xxii. 5.: I Isa. lvii. 2. Gal. vi. 7, 8., as He is. There you shall serve Him continually with thanksgiving, with shouting, and with praise, whom you laboured with so much difficulty to serve in the lower world, because of the infirmity of your flesh. There also you shall enjoy your friends again, who are gone thither before you: and there you shall rejoice successively over every individual of the thousands that shall follow you to that goodly land. In...show more

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  • Paperback | 106 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 204g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236787536
  • 9781236787538