Eternal Punishment And Eternal Death; An Essay

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byJames William Barlow

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1865. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IV. ON THE SCRIPTURAL EVIDENCE FOR THE DOCTRINES OF ETERNAL PUNISHMENT AND ETERNAL DEATH. What, then, is the evidence in the pages of Holy Writ, for a doctrine which contradicts the voice of God within us--leads straight to consequences which have driven many, and ought to drive all who believe them, mad--and can be defended only by arguments which are based on the reversal of the common axioms of morality? Surely, to be admitted at all, the proofs must be plain, copious, irrefragable. From every page of the Bible the dreadful sentence must glare upon us in letters of fire. But is this evidence indeed so clear and indisputable as all the defenders of the doctrine, with one voice, proclaim it to be?" Deny it," say they, "and you deny the whole Bible. Immortal life goes with everlasting punishment. There is precisely the same evidence for both." This I flatly deny. In asserting any strong and copious evidence for Eternal Punishment, three totally different ideas are systematically confounded together. These three are the ideas of Future Punishment, Eternal Death, and Eternal Punishment / each of them as I have already remarked, essentially distinct from both the others, and all three invariably confounded together by the advocates of Eternal Punishment, when discussing/ihe Scriptural evidence for their favourite dogma. For ȣl example of this confusion, I may refer to Dr. Salmon's enumeration of the Scripture Proofs of the doctrine of eternal punishment. He gives an extract from Mr. Kerne's "Litany of our Lord's warnings," which, as he says, presents, in a compact form, a large portion of the Scripture testimony on this subject. But it presents a great deal more. The extract refers to no less than fifty-one texts. If these be examined, it ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1865. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IV. ON THE SCRIPTURAL EVIDENCE FOR THE DOCTRINES OF ETERNAL PUNISHMENT AND ETERNAL DEATH. What, then, is the evidence ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:50 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217716555

ISBN - 13:9780217716550

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