Proof-texts Of Endless Punishment; Examined And Explained

Paperback | February 2, 2012

byDaniel Parker Livermore

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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. 1864. Excerpt: ... THE CASE OF THE MURDERER "Whosoever hateth his brother, is a murderer: and ye know that no murderer hath eternal life abiding in him."--1 John iii. 15. Where does a man who commits murder, and is immediately killed himself, received his punishment? Where is the specific promise of his salvation? Is there any scriptural evidence that those dying in sin, in drunkenness, or with murder in their hearts, can be saved? As these queries are often propounded to us, we propose to give them a candid and thorough examination. The sacrificial theology teaches that those dying in sin, are eternally wretched. The Bible, however, does not sustain such a conclusion. § I. The punishment of the murderer. That the subject may be thoroughly elucidated and understood, we will consider first the nature of the punishment of the man who commits murder and is immediately killed himself. In this connection, we would call the attention of the reader to the teachings of revelation in regard to the certainty of punishment. The Scriptures are very explicit upon this point, assuring us that God "will by no means clear the guilty." Ex. xxxiv. 7. "He that doeth wrong, shall receive for the wrong that he hath done; and there is no respect of persons." Col. iii. 25. "Though hand join in hand, the wicked shall not be unpunished." Prov. xi. 21. Such is the divine testimony in regard to the certainty of punishment. Man cannot sin with impunity. He cannot transgress the law of God and escape merited retribution, for God will by no means clear the guilty. The voice of revelation upon this point is in perfect harmony with the experience of the transgressor; for there is no peace, saith my God, to the wicked. (Isa. lvii. 20, 21.) "The wicked man travaileth with pain all his days." Job xv. 20...

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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. 1864. Excerpt: ... THE CASE OF THE MURDERER "Whosoever hateth his brother, is a murderer: and ye know that no murderer hath eternal life abiding ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:86 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.18 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217251862

ISBN - 13:9780217251860

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