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Theological Magazine, Or, Synopsis of Modern Religious Sentiment (Volume 2) (Paperback) Loot Price: R469
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Theological Magazine, Or, Synopsis of Modern Religious Sentiment (Volume 2) (Paperback): unknownauthor, Books Group

Theological Magazine, Or, Synopsis of Modern Religious Sentiment (Volume 2) (Paperback)

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: Juftice of God, in threatening and puniflring Sin with an endlefs Punifhment, confidered. THE juftice of God in punifhing fin with an endlefs punifhmewt is, by many, at the prefent day, called inqueftion; and, by fome, absolutely denied. But then it ought to be confidered, that let it be ever fo juft, it is no wonder, confidering the corruptions and interefted feelings of the human heart, that it fhould be one of the firft doctrines which are rejected, in a day when a revolution is attempted in matters of religion, as well as civil government. In a cafe, where every thing near and dear is at ftake, and the mind, at the fame time, is full of alienated feelings from God-, it is no wonder if mankind call evil good, and good evil, and fo cenfure the adm'miftrations of God, although they are abfohitely per/eel. / Were men perfectly holy and difinfere/red, they would be unable to enter folly into the fubject, and accurately to judge and determine how far it is beft and juft, that fin fhould be punimed and difcountenanced by God. It ought to be granted by every one, that fin ought to be punifhed as much as the higheft good of God's great kingdom requires. A good government has the higheft good of the community as its object. Confequently, if the holinefs and happinefs of God's kingdom require that an endlefs punifhment fhould be threatened to finners, and executed on the tranfgreflbr, then an endlefs punifhment becomes juft and eligible. But how inadequate judges are mankind, in a cafe of fuch magnitude ad extent? It is difficult, in all cafes, for legiflators to determine what punifh- ments are neceflary to fapport good government, and to promote the beft good of a fmall empire. Yea, parents are not able to determine, in all cafes, how far it is beft to pu- nifh adifobedient child...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: unknownauthor • Books Group
Creators: General Books
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 10mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 338
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-10918-5
Categories: Books
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LSN: 0-217-10918-7
Barcode: 9780217109185

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