The second death and the restitution of all things, a letter, by M.A.

Paperback | January 8, 2012

byAndrew John Jukes

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1875. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... out of hard hailstones; when He unlocks "the place where light now dwells " shut up, and reveals what light is hid in darkness and hardness, as we see in coal and flint, those silent witnesses of the dark hard hearts, which God can turn to floods of light; when we have "taken darkness to the bound thereof,"' and have seen not only how " the earth is full of God's riches," but how He has "laid up the depths in storehouses ;"2 in that day when "the mystery of God is finished," and He has " destroyed them which corrupt the earth," 3--then shall it be seen how truly God's judgments are love, and that "in very faithfulness He hath afflicted us."4 § III. Popular Objections. I have thus stated what I see of God's purpose and way; and it is, I believe, the key to all the difficulties and apparent contradictions of Holy Scripture on this subject. There are, however, certain current objections, which have weight with those who tremble at God's Word. It is said that this doctrine is opposed to the voice of the Church, to Eeason, and above all to Holy Scripture. If this last be true, the doctrine cannot stand. God's Word is the final appeal on this and every other subject. For the rest, if the Church speak with God, woe to those who disobey her. But if by reasonings or traditions she make void the Word of God, "let God be true, and every man a liar."1 Let us look at these objections :-- (1) First, it is said that the Church has never held, but on the contrary has distinctly condemned, this doctrine. But is this true? Where then, I ask, and when, has the Catholic Church ever authoritatively condemned this view of restitution? At what council, or in what decrees received by East and West, shall we find the record and the terms of this condemnation? Of course I a...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1875. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... out of hard hailstones; when He unlocks "the place where light now dwells " shut up, and reveals what light is hid in darkne...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:52 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.11 inPublished:January 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217639704

ISBN - 13:9780217639705

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