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men ?.

The use of religion if our future salvation is unconditional,..... 134
Our opponents do not themselves believe, that all men will be re-
warded in eternity according to their works in time,.

Why universalists do not believe, that God has threatened end-
less misery,.

......148, 149
Sin, according to endless misery, only takes us the sooner to hea-

Bad society in heaven,

According to endless misery there are many more rogues saved
than honest men,...

The same doctrine furnishes motives to murder,.

A peep into a universalian, and an endless hell futurity,......154, 155
Is the doctrine of universal salvation generally pleasing to wicked

And displeasing to men of prayer ?...

The supposed remoteness of a day of reckoning for deeds perform-
ed in the flesh, must tend to embolden men to sin,.

It gives the priesthood an influence at the bed of death, which has
often been abused,

The best, as the worst of men, must needs be changed after death
in order to their admission to the realms of bliss,....

The immutability of a law is no proof that its penalties are eter-

The divine Being is not subject to the difficulties which beset hu-
man legislators,....

God was mot reduced to the alternative of creating some for mis-
.ery, or not at all.....

Forgiveness of sin does not (in the divine economy) imply ex-

emption from deserved punishment,.
Another illustration of the same point,..

The advantages of forgiveness on this scheme,...

If punishment is for our benefit, should we sin the more, in order
to incur the more ?......

The penalty of death for murder does not operate to prevent it-
Why ?.....

Difference between positive and moral punishments,

. 244, 245
The modes of punishment,...

.247, 248
But when conscience becomes seared, how then ?....

A consideration of that punishment which is natural to sin, (and

therefore unavoidable) can alone permanently restrain from

..250, 251
Except sin continue eternally, punishment, of a moral kind, can-

252, 253
Neither can that which is physical,..

The very consequences of an evil tend to effect its removal,.. 254
But why may not sin continue to eternity ?...

Exemplary punishment cannot be needed in the future state,.. 256
The goodness of God is itself a ground for supposing that the
punishment of sin is present

...257, 258


Page. According to endless misery punishment is both disproportionate and uncertain,....

...261, 262 The probable origin of hell,.

.278, 279 The foreknowledge of events, prove also their foreappointment. 282, 283 It sin is of God's appointment, I will commit as much of it as I please,.....

283 No rational ground betwixt foreknowledge and foreordination,.. 285, 286 The foreappointment of ends implies also a foreappointment of means,......

.287, 288 I am a free agent, for I can do as I please,..

290 God controls us hy the agency of our will, not against it,

294 Why is one a christian, and another not ?...

295 Why suffer we for sin if it is unavoidable ?..

297 Facts prove that our advantages over others are not of our own making,....

298 Election does not necessarily imply reprobation,...

.303, 304 It were partiality in God to pardon some who are as guilty as others whom he executes,...

309 Why are means necessary for bringing about a result which is unchangeably foreordained ?.

310 God is as accountable for what he permits, as for what he ordains, 312 If we say that the scriptural terms rendered forever, everlasting,

etc., radically signify eternity, how will we get along with the Jew ?..

315 We cannot form an adequate conception of eternity,....

319 Our happiness is increased by contrast,. .

326 If even there be no punishment in eternity, men may be advan

taged according to their advancement in moral improvement in life,...






Prov. i. 26. I also will laugh at your calamity, etc............ 54
John xvii. 9. . I pray not for the world,....

.110, 111
Jude, verse 7. Even as Sodom and Gomorrha, and the cities about

them, in like manner, giving themselves over to fornication,
and going after strange flesh, are set forth for an example, suf-
fering the vengeance of eternal fire,....

..114, 115
Rom. ix. 1-3. I say the truth in Christ, I lie not, my conscience

also bearing me witness in the Holy Ghost, that I have great
heaviness and continual sorrow in my heart. For I could wish
that myself were accursed from Christ for my brethren, my
kinsmen according to the flesh,......

........115, 116
Rom. x. 1. Brethren, my heart's desire and prayer to God for
Israel is, that they might be saved,..

Ezek. xviii. 4. The soul that sinneth, it shall die,...

Mark xvi. 16. He'that believeth not shall be damned,.

Gal. vi. 8. For he that soweth to his fiesh, shall of the flesh reap

corruption ; but he that soweth to the Spirit, shall of the Spirit
reap life everlasting,......

2 Cor. v. 10. For we must all appear before the judgment-seat

of Christ, that every one may receive the things done in his
body, according to that he hath done, whether it be good or

Mait, xix. 16. What good thing shall I do, that I may inherit
eternal life,.....

Matt. vii. 13. Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate,

and broad is the way, that leadeth in destruction, and many
there be which go in thereat,....

..140, 141
Heb, xii. 14. Without holiness, no man shall see the Lord,.... 142
Matt. xxv. 31, 46. When the Son of man shall come in his

glory, etc., and all others pertaining to Christ's coming to judge
and reward men according to their works,...

Mal. iv, 1-6. Behold the dy cometh that shall burn as an oven,
etc., ..

.......162, 163
Matt. viii, 11, 12. Ye shall see Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and

all the prophets in the kingdom of God, and ye yourselves shall
be thrust out,

Luke xvi. 19--3). The rich man and Lazarus,. ..167, 108, 181, 187


Matt. xxv. 1-12. The ten virgins,..

Matt. xxii. 11. And when the king came in to see the guests, he
saw there a man which had not on a wedding-garment,.

Matt. xiii. 24-30. The tares and wheat,.

.. 170, 171
Matt. xiii. 47, 48. The net cast into the sea,.

Matl. xxv. 46. And these shall go away into everlasting punish-

ment: but the righteous into life eternal,.........174, 175, 186, 187
Matt. xxv. 45. The devil and his angels,.

..180, 181
Matt. xi. 21, 22. Woe unto thee, Chorazin, etc. It shall be

niore tolerable for Tyre and Sidon at the day of judgment than
for thee,....

.202, 203
Acts xvii. 30, 31. Because he hath appointed a day, in the which

he will judge the world in righteousness, etc., ... ....204, 205
2 Pet. iii. 7-13. But the heavens and the earth which are now,

are reserved unto fire against the day of judgment, etc.,. ... 205–207
2 Thess. i. 6—10. Seeing it is a righteous thing with God to re-

compense tribulation to them that trouble you ; and to you
who are troubled, rest with us, when the Lord Jesus shall be
revealed fro heaven with his mighty angels, in flaming fire
taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey
not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ : who shall be punished
with everlasting destruction from the presence of the Lord, and
from the glory of his power; when he shall come to be glori-
fied in his saints, and to be admired in all them that believe
(hecause our testimony among you. was believed) in that

....... 207-21
Heb. ix. 27. It is appointed unto men once to die, but after this
the judgment,...

Rev. xx. 11-15. And I saw a great white throne, and him that

sat on it, from whose face the earth and the heaven fled away ;
and there was found no place for them. And I saw the dead,
small and great, stand before God: and the books were opened ;
and another book was opened, which is the book of life: and
the dead were judged out of those things which were written
in the hooks, according to their works. And the sea gave up
the dead which were in it; and death and hell delivered up the
deail which were in them: and they were judged every man
according to their works. And death and heil were cast into the
lakr of fire. This is the second death. And whosoever was
not found written in the book of life was cast into the lake of
tire. (And its parallel text in Daniel,)..

Matt. xvi. 26. For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the

whole world, and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give
in erchange for his soul?..

Eccles. viii. 11. Because sentence against an evil work is not

executed speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of men is fully
set in them to do evil,......

Dan. xii. 2. And many of them that sleep in the dust of the earth

shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame and
everlasting contempt..



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