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Twenty-Four Short Sermons On The Doctrine Of Universal Salvation

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Author: John Bovee Dods
Published: 1832
Language: English
Wordcount: 62,550 / 183 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 62
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 414
Added to site: 2005.11.22
mnybks.net#: 53
Genre: Religion
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>decree, is that he has inseparably connected the end with the means by so constituting our natures, and so ordering his providence that _sin, dissipation, anger,_ and revenge shall not only destroy happiness, but shorten life, so certain as men pursue such a wretched course. And that the opposite course of conduct shall not only communicate happiness, but protract life so certain as they engage in it.

Here then, my young friends, you may readily perceive how God punishes vice and rewards virtue. He does not do it by any abstract law, or arbitrary mode of procedure, but lie has in infinite wisdom interwoven, the whole in the very constitution of our natures, so that the wicked cannot go unpunished, nor the righteous unrewarded. To teach that man can indulge in vice, and yet escape its punishment by future repentance, is not only dangerous to the morals of society, but is a direct impeachment of the divine administration, as it must in such case, be defective. And to teach th

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