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When the fruit is ripe, it is easily gathered. It don’t cleave fast to the tree, but is ready to quit it, and is picked without rending or making any wound. So is a saint that is ripe for heaven; he easily quits this world (Job 5:26).
Jonathan Edwards , Typological Writings, eds. Wallace E. Anderson and Mason I. Lowance, The Works of Jonathan Edwards, vol. 11 (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1993) page 123.