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Author: Shower, John, 1657-1715.
Title: Death a deliverance, or, A funeral discourse, preach'd (in part) on the decease of Mrs. Mary Doolittle, (late wife of Mr. Thomas Doolittle, minister of the Gospel in London) who departed this life the 16th of Decemb. 1692 by John Shower.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: Death a deliverance, or, A funeral discourse, preach'd (in part) on the decease of Mrs. Mary Doolittle, (late wife of Mr. Thomas Doolittle, minister of the Gospel in London) who departed this life the 16th of Decemb. 1692 by John Shower.
Shower, John, 1657-1715.

London: Printed for Abr. Chandler ... and Samuel Wade ..., 1693.
Notes:
Dedication dated Febr. 13, 1692/3.
Advertisement: p. [1] at end.
Reproduction of original in Huntington Library.
Subject terms:
Doolittle, Mary, -- d. 1692.
Bible. -- N.T. -- Corinthians, 2nd, V, 4 -- Sermons.
Funeral sermons.
Sermons, English -- 17th century.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A60128.0001.001

Contents
title page
TO HIS Reverend and Honoured Friend, and Brother, Mr. DOOLITTLE.
THE Contents.
A Funeral Sermon.
CHAP. I. The Introduction, Paraphrase and Explication of the Text.
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CHAP. II. The Method and Design of the following Dis∣course. Good men in the present state are burdened with their Sins, and Sufferings, so as to groan for Deliverance.
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CHAP. III. Christians have a certain Expectation of a better State and Life after this; and may be comfortably persuaded of their own Title in particular.
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CHAP. IV. To desire and long for a blessed State and Life beyond the Grave, proved to be suitable to the Temper of a Christian Spirit.
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CHAP. V. Of the Resurrection of the Body. It is Possible. Probable, and Certain. Some have been raised from the Dead Where were their Souls during their Separation from their Bodies? Christ's Resurrection of the Body farther il∣lustrated and proved.
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CHAP. VI. That the Same Body, for Substance, is to be Raised again at the last day. And what the Change will be of these Bodies hereaf∣ter, from what they now are.
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CHAP. VII. Inferences of Truth, and Duty from the pre∣ceding Discourse. The Soul doth not perish, when the Body dies. The Felicity of the Soul is what we principally desire. Our Faith should be consirmed in the Be∣lieving Expectation of this Glorious Change. Our affections and Conversation should be Suitable
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CHAP. VIII. Of the Characters of such, who may, and ought to, long for this Glorious Change; who have a Title to the Desired Blessedness.
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CHAP. IX. How Few Christians live in the Exercise of such Desires after the Blessed Change. What may be the Reason. That some fear of Death, and particularly of a painful Death, may consist with Ʋprightness. That elder Christians, and the Sickly and Infirm, should endeavour to quicken such a Desire of Deliverance by Death. Reproof and Exhortation in reference hereto.
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CHAP. X. Our Holy Friends Departed obtain their De∣sires by Dying: this should moderate our funeral Sorrows. A short Account of the Exemplary Character of Mrs. Mary Doo∣tle, with some Passages of her last Sickness. The Conclusion.
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Books to be Sold by A. Chandler, of the same Author.
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