Meditate upon DEATH!
Dyer, "Christ's Famous Titles")
Meditate often on these four last things:
Death, which is most certain.
Judgment, which is most strict.
Hell, which is most doleful.
Heaven, which is most delightful.
Meditate upon DEATH, which is most certain.
"It is appointed
unto men once to die." Hebrews 9:27
Out of the dust was man formed;
into the dust shall man be turned.
To think of death—is a death to some men!
Oh, sirs! Meditate upon death.
Meditation on death—will put sin to death!
Death to the wicked—is the end of all comfort, and the beginning of
Death to the godly—is the outlet to sin and sorrow,
and the inlet to peace and happiness!
The saints' enjoyment shall be
when the sinners' torments shall be intolerable!
believer's soul goes out of his own
bosom—it goes into Abraham's bosom!
When a saint dies—he leaves all his bad behind him, and
carries his good with him! When a sinner dies—he carries his bad with
him, and leaves his good behind him!
The godly man goes from evil—to
The wicked man goes from good—to all evil.
When a saint leaves the
world—his soul returns to happiness and rest!
When a sinner leaves this world—his body goes to worms to be
and his soul goes to flames to be tormented!
The saint goes to
the sinner goes to Beelzebub's bosom!
The wheat goes
to the barn;
the chaff goes to the fire!
Oh, sirs! meditate upon death!