The state of the departed: An address delivered at yhe funeral of the Rt. Rev. Benjamin Moore, D. D. bishop of the Protestant Episcopal church in the state of New York, and rector of Trinity church, in the City of New York, on Friday ... March 1, 1816 in Trinity Church, N.Y.

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Printed by T. and J. Swords, 1825 - Funeral sermons - 98 pages
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Page 74 - For if God spared not the angels that sinned, but cast them down to hell, and delivered them into chains of darkness, to be reserved unto judgment...
Page 20 - And we beseech thee that we, with all those who are departed in the true faith of Thy holy name, may have our perfect consummation and bliss, both in body and soul, in thy eternal and everlasting glory, through Jesus Christ, our Lord.
Page 49 - One, not by conversion of the Godhead into flesh, but by taking of the Manhood into God; One altogether; not by confusion of Substance, but by unity of Person. For as the reasonable soul and flesh is one man, so God and Man is one Christ; Who suffered for our salvation, descended into hell, rose again the third day from the dead.
Page 89 - Hell from beneath is moved for thee to meet thee at thy coming : it stirreth up the dead for thee, even all the chief ones of the earth ; it hath raised up from their thrones all the kings of the nations.
Page 25 - ALMIGHTY God, with whom do live the spirits of them that depart hence in the Lord, and with whom the souls of the faithful, after they are delivered from the burden of the flesh, are in joy and felicity...
Page 87 - And I looked, and behold a pale horse: and his name that sat on him was Death, and Hell followed with him. And power was given unto them over the fourth part of the earth, to kill with sword, and with hunger, and with death, and with the beasts of the earth.
Page 42 - For thou wilt not leave my soul in hell : neither wilt thou suffer thy holy one to see corruption.
Page 97 - Principally selected and altered from Nelson's Companion for the Festivals and Fasts of the Church of England.
Page 16 - ... them, while he never sacrificed consistency, he never provoked resentment. In proportion as adversity pressed upon the Church, was the firmness of the affection with which he clung to her. And he lived until he saw her, in no inconsiderable degree by his counsel and exertions, raised from the dust, and putting on the garments of glory and beauty. " It was this affection for the Church, which animated his Episcopal labours; which led him to leave that family whom he so tenderly loved, and that...
Page 68 - ... notion is confirmed by the language of the writers of the New Testament, with this additional circumstance, that they divide this central mansion of the dead into two distinct regions, for the separate lodging of the souls of the righteous and the reprobate. In this, too, they have the concurrence of the earliest heathen poets, who placed the good and the bad in separate divisions of the central region. The name which the Hebrew writers gave to this mansion of departed souls (without regard to...

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