Death

The Death of The Righteous; How We Should Meet Death

This is an excerpt from a sermon of Owen’s where he made mention of a man in his congregation who had recently passed away. God hath lately taken from this congregation, — a justified man… I was with him the day before he died, and found him in the exercise of faith upon as noble […]

Dying; The Last Victorious Act Of Faith, part 6 of 6

It is a great and eminent act of faith. [See] Hebrews 11, where the mighty efficacy and great success of faith is spoken of. One of the particulars, and that wherein many of the rest did center, is, “These all died in faith.” It was a great thing to die in faith under the Old Testament, when they were […]

Dying; The Last Victorious Act Of Faith, part 5 of 6

We have a glorious example for this duty and exercise of faith. Our Lord Jesus Christ died in the exercise of it. It was the last act of faith Christ put forth in this world, Luke 23:46, “When Jesus had cried with a loud voice” (this was the voice of nature, but now he comes to the words of […]

Dying; The Last Victorious Act Of Faith, part 4 of 6

Doth the soul go into a state wherein it is capable of no joy, no consolation? Brethren, let men pretend what they will, he that never received any joy or consolation in this world but by his senses, or his reason exercised about the objects of his senses, doth not know, nor can believe, the soul itself should be […]