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foweft not that body that shall be, but bare grain; it may chance of wheat, or of fome other grain. But God giveth it a body as it hath pleafed him y and to every feed his own body. All flesh is not the fame flesh; but, there is one kind of flesh of men, another flesh of beafts, another of fishes, and another of birds. There are alfo celeftial bodies, and bodies terreftrial: But the glory of the celeftial is one, and the glory of the terreftrial is another. There is one

enemies under his feet, The laft enemy that fhall be deftroyed is death: for he hath put all things under his feet, But when he faith all things are put under him, it is manifeft that he is excepted which did put all things under him. And when all things fhall be fubdued unto him, then fhall the Son alfo himfelf be fubject unto him that put all things under him, that God may be all in all. Elfe what fhall they do which are baptized for the dead, if the dead rise not at all? Why glory of the fun, and another are they then baptized for the glory of the moon, and ano-! dead? And why ftand we in ther glory of the ftars For jeopardy every hour? I pro- one ftar differeth from another teft by your rejoicing, which ftar in glory. So alfo is the I have in Chrift Jefus our refurrection of the dead.olt Lord, I die daily. If after is fown in corruption; itais the manner of men I have raised in incorruption It is fought with beafts at Ephefus, fown in difhonour; it is raised what advantageth it me, if in glory: It is fown in weakn the dead rife not? let us eat nefs; it is raised in power: It and drink, for to-morrow we is fown a natural body it is die. Be not deceived: Evil raised a fpiritual body. There. communications corrupt good is a natural body, and there is manners. Awake to righte- a fpiritual body. And fo it is oufnefs, and fin not: for fome have not the knowledge of God. I fpeak, this to your fhame. But fome man will fay, How are the dead raifed up and with what body do they come? Thou fool, that which thou foweft is not quickened, except it die. And

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written, The firft man Adam was made a living foul, the laft Adam was made a quickening fpirit. Howbeit, that was not firft which is fpiritual, but that which is natural; and afterward that which is fpiritual. The first man is of the earth, earthy: The second

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As is the earthy, fuch are they that are earthy: and as is the heavenly, fuch are they alfo that are heavenly. And as we have borne the image of the earthy, we fhall alfo bear the image of the heavenly. Now this I fay, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God; neither doth corruption inherit incorruption. Behold, I show you a mystery: We shall not all fleep, but we fhall all be changed, in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the laft trump: For the trumpet fhall found, and the dead fhall be raised incorruptible, and in death: Of whom may we we shall be changed. For feek for fuccour, but of thee, this corruptible must put on O Lord, who for our fins art incorruption, and this mortal juftly displeased?

AN, that is born of a woman, hath but a fhort time to live, and is full of mifery. He cometh up, and is cut down like a flower; he fleeth as it were a fhadow, and never continueth in one stay.

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muft put on immortality. So Yet, O Lord God moftwhen this corruptible fhall holy, O Lord moft mighty, have put on incorruption, and O holy and moft merciful this mortal fhall have put on Saviour, deliver us not into immortality, then fhall be the bitter pains of eternal brought to pass the saying that death. is written, Death is fwallowed up in victory. O death, where is thy fting? O grave, where is thy victory? The fting of death is fin, and the ftrength of fin is the law. But thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory, through our Lord Jefus Chrift. There fore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work

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and the life in whom whofoever believeth, fhall live, though he die; and whofoever liveth and believeth in him, hall not die eternally;

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who alfo hath taught us, by his holy Apoftle Saint Paul not to be forry, as men with out hope, for thofe who fleep in himy we humbly befeech thee, O Father, toraife us from the death ofo fin unto the life of righteoufhefs; that when we fhall depart this life, we may reft in him; and that at the general refurrection in HE grace of our Lord the laft day, we may be found bol Jefus Chrift, and the acceptable in thy fight; and love of God, and the fellows receive that bleffing, which thip of the Holy Ghoft,nbe thyd well-beloved Son fhall with us all evermore: Amen! As Autdist ads to alvolant cull broJ woord 1 Vibo V1191 to bringblood to find THANKSGIVING OF WOMEN AFTER CHILD-BIRTHALL

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