John Eliot on Preparing for Heaven

I'm at Erskine today, and was reminded of this quote by John Eliot, in a sermon recorded by Cotton Mather (c.1691). He sets the tone for Hambrick-Stowe’s "The Practice of Piety," describing the Puritan life as one “engrossed in the heavens.”  He writes, 
“If thou art a believer, thou art no stranger to heaven while thou livest; and when thou diest, heaven will be no strange place to thee; no, thou hast been there a thousand times before.”
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