Of domesticall duties eight treatises. I. An exposition of that part of Scripture out of which domesticall duties are raised. ... VIII. Duties of masters. By William Gouge.
Gouge, William, 1578-1653.

§. 73. Of the priuiledge of our vnion with Christ after death.

The priuiledge which the Saints by vertue of their vnion with Christ receiue after death, farre surpasseth all before. It may be drawne to two heads.

  • Page  104 1. Their Resurrection.
  • 2. Their glory in heauen.

That which was before said of the difference betwixt the preseruation of the bodies of the Saints and wicked in death, may be applied to the difference of their Resurrection.

Resurrection simply in it selfe is not the priuiledge of the Saints, but Resurrection of life: to the wicked appertaineth the *Resurrection of condemnation. The benefit of Resurrection ari∣seth from the glory which followeth therupon in heauen. That glory hath the Apostle excellently set forth * before vers. 27.