THE HAPPINESSE Of those who Sleep in Jesus, OR, The Benefit that comes to the dead bodies of the Saints even while they are in the Grave, Sleeping in Jesus. Delivered in a SERMON Preached at the Funeral of that Pious and Religious Lady, the Lady Anne Waller, At the New Church in Westminst. Oct. 31, 1661. Together with the Testimony then given unto her. By Edm. Calamy, B. D. and Pastor of Aldermanbury.
Rev. 14.11. And I heard a Voyce from heaven, saying unto me, Write, blessed are the dead which die in the Lord, from henceforth, yea, saith the Spirit, that they may rest from their Labours, and their Works do follow them.
John 11 11. Our Friend Lazarus sleepeth, but I go that I may awake him out of Sleep.
Upon which words St. Austin saith.
Domino dormiebat qui eum tantá facilitate excitavit de Sepulchro, quanta tu cx citas dormientem de Le•to, hominibus autem mo•taus erat, qui eum suscitare non poterant.
1 Thes. 4.16. The Dead in Christ shall rise first.
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