Sunday, January 25, 2015


Death is dreadful to the unbelieving sinner, for it puts an everlasting end to all his temporal . . .
and enjoyments.

Death will put an everlasting end to all his pleasures of sin. Now the sinner shall never more have one merry day. In Hell there is no . . .
no singing--but howling;
no music--but madness;
no sporting--but sighing;
no dancing--but wringing of hands
and gnashing of teeth for evermore!

In a word, now the sinner shall find by woeful experience, that death will be an inlet to three dreadful things:
1. To judgment, Hebrews 9:27;
2. To an irreversible sentence of condemnation, Matthew 25:41;
3. To endless, ceaseless, and remediless sufferings! 

Thomas Brooks, "A Heavenly Cordial" 1665)

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