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§59 - Samuel von Pufendorf, The Divine Feudal Law: Or, Covenants with Mankind, Represented 
The Divine Feudal Law: Or, Covenants with Mankind, Represented, trans. Theophilus Dorrington, ed. with an Introduction by Simone Zurbruchen (Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, 2002).
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The Union of those who come into this Covenant.The whole Body of them who come into this Covenant, make up the Kingdom of Christ, which is assign’d to him by the Father as his Peculiar. Into which he invites and calls all Men; and those who do not despise his Invitation, and call, he takes to be his Beloved Subjects, and them he governs and protects, John 10:27, 28, 29. 17:24. Rom. 8:34. Eph. 2:6. 4:11, 12. Luke 1:33. Acts 10:42. Rom. 14:7, 8, 9. He who is a genuine Subject of this Kingdom, which is also known under the Name of the Church, is a Partaker of all the Benefits purchased by Christ, and so is a Member of the Mystical Body of which Christ is the Head, from whom a vital Spirit flows into all the Members: So that all the Actions of these derive their Value from Christ, and are pleasing to God in him: And also, what is done to any one of these, does as it were touch himself, in like manner as a Prince reckons himself concern’d in the Injuries which are done to his Subjects, Acts 9:5. 2 Cor. 1:5. 4:10. Rom. 8:17. Col. 1:24. To this Matter belong all those Expressions which speak of the Union of the Faithful with Christ, which is not to be understood of a naked Conjunction of Substances on both sides, since in God all things are, and live and move; but after the manner of a Moral Conjunction, whereby many Persons come together into one Moral Body; and from that Coalition or Conjunction they partake in certain Rites and Benefits, Eph. 5:25, 26, 30, 32. 1 John 2:24, 27, 28. 3:2. John 6:56. 14:23. 15:4, &c. 17:21, &c. 1 Cor. 15:15, 17. Gal. 2:19, 20. 3:27. Eph. 4:15, 16. Rom. 10:10, 11. They who shall persist to the end of their Lives in this Covenant, to them Death will be a Passage to a better Life, Phil. 1:21, 23. And their Soul shall be receiv’d by Christ, Acts 7:56, 59. 2 Tim. 4:8, 18. who at the end of the World shall enjoy a glorious Resurrection; and after they have in the last Judgment, heard a most mild Absolving Sentence pass upon them, shall enter into a most happy Life which shall endure for ever, Mat. 22:30. 25:34, &c. Luke 10:35, 36. John 5:28, 29. 6:39. 11:25, 26. Acts 24:15. 1 Cor. 15. throughout. 2 Cor. 5:1, &c. Col. 3:4. Phil. 3:21. 1 Thess. 4:14, &c. 2 Tim. 2:11. Rev. 20:12.