The New View Of Hell; Showing Its Nature, Whereabouts, Duration, And How To Escape It

Paperback | February 3, 2012

byBenjamin Fiske Barrett

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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. 1878. Excerpt: ... IV. / THE SCRIPTURE ARGUMENT.--SHEOL, HADES, GEHENNA, AND THE LAKE OF FIRE. IHAVE said that while the Old doctrine of hell is sensuous, and in agreement with a sensuous philosophy and a sensuous interpretation of Scripture, the New is eminently spiritual, and in harmony with the higher spiritual philosophy and with the spiritual interpretation of the Word. For the essential difference between the Old and the New doctrine, lies in this: That the Old represents hell as a place, created by the Lord at the time of man's creation, previous to his lapse into sin, and for the express purpose of tormenting sinners; while the New declares it to be a certain internal state, wrought out in freedom through the voluntary infraction of the soul's own laws, or the laws of our higher life. Your child may reside in the same place with yourself--beneath the shelter of the same roof, and surrounded by the same beautiful objects. But by a course of willful disobedience or unreasonable self-indulgence, that child may have destroyed its health, impaired its senses, and rendered itself miserable and wretched generally. And until its habits are changed and its health renewed, it will find rest and comfort in no place however beautiful. Both hell and heaven, according to the New Theology, are within men. They are not places but states of life.' But in the other world, these states project themselves outwardly, making all the surroundings of each spirit a perfect mirror, as it were, of himself;--reflecting with mathematical precision his own affections and thoughts. Heaven is a state the very opposite of hell; as opposite as day is to night, light to darkness, health to sickness, love to hate, good to evil. The essential life of heaven, is the life of disinterested love--love to t...

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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. 1878. Excerpt: ... IV. / THE SCRIPTURE ARGUMENT.--SHEOL, HADES, GEHENNA, AND THE LAKE OF FIRE. IHAVE said that while the Old doctrine of hell is ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:50 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217096646

ISBN - 13:9780217096645

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