Death

“Behold, all souls are mine; as the soul of the father, so also the soul of the son is mine: the soul that sinneth, it shall die.”

Eze. 18:4

“O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory?  …thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.”

1 Cor. 15:55-57

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Subsection

Funerals

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Order of Contents

Articles
Whether One May Contribute Anything Towards his Own Death?
The Burning of Thomas Cranmer

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Articles

1800’s

Hodge, Charles – A Brief Account of the Last Hours of Albert B. Dod1845, 13 pages, Albert Dod was a professor of mathematics, a presbyterian theologian, and a friend of many of the Princeton theologians.  Here is a wiki article on him.

Miller, Samuel – The Guilt, Folly, and Sources of Suicide: Two Discourses  Buy  1805

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1900’s

Berkhof, Louis – Physical Death, 1950, 4 long paragraphs, from his Systematic Theology

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Whether One May Contribute Anything Towards his Own Death?

Hall, Joseph – 2nd Decade, Case 10, ‘Whether and How Far a Man May Act Towards his Own Death?’  in Cases of Conscience Practically Resolved Containing a Decision of the Principal Cases of Conscience of Daily Concernment & Continual Use Amongst Men: Very Necessary for their Information & Direction in These Evil Times  (London, 1654)

Hall was a godly, Anglican bishop; he gets the answer right.

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The Burning of Thomas Cranmer

The Story of the Burning of Thomas Cranmer, see the three paragraph caption under the picture

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“I, even I, am He, and there is no god with me: I kill, and I make alive”

Deut. 32:39

“For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with Him.”

1 Thess. 4:14

“Jesus died…  believers sleep.”
John ‘Rabbi’ Duncan
[Peaceful ‘sleep’ is a euphemism for death for the believer in the N.T.]

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