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of them, since its publication, has excited the hope, that he has not written wholly in vain, and that these pages may, perhaps, be the means of speaking peace to the perturbed mind, and of solacing the sorrows of the mourner, when the hand which penned them is motionless, and the heart which dictated them shall have ceased to beat with human emotion.

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CHAPTER I.

Of Endless Misery . . . . . . . . . . - - - - - - - - - - ............

Sec. 1. Of the Term Everlasting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Page Sec. 2. Of the Application of the same word to the Happiness of the Righteous, and the Punishment of the Wicked - - - - - - - - - - - - - • - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 308 Sec. 3. Of the Argument in favor of Endless Misery, derived from the phrase Unquenchable Fire. . . . . . .314 Sec. 4. Of the Argument in favor of Endless Misery, founded on the case of Judas . . . . . . . • - - - - - - - - 323 Sec. 5. Of the Argument in favor of Endless Misery, derived from the language which is used concerning the Sin against the Holy Ghost. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 327 Sec. 6. Of the Argument in favor of Endless Misery, deduced from the Parable of the Great Gulph ... • 335 Sec. 7. Of the Opinion that there will be no successive duration in a Future State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 338

CHAPTER II.

Of the Arguments conceived to favor the Doctrine of Endless Misery, which are not founded on the express declarations of Scripture. . . . . . . . • - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 342 Sec. 1. Of the Infinite Evil of Sin ................... . ib. Sec. 2. Of the Argument in favor of Endless Misery, founded on the Divine Justice, with an Examination of the Reasonings of Dr. Edwards on this subject . . . . - - - - - - - - - - - • - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 346 Sec. 3. Of the Argument in favor of Endless Misery, founded on the Divine Sovereignty . . . . . . . . . . 375

CHAPTER III.

Of the Doctrine of Limited Punishment, terminated by Destruction - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - • - - - - - - - 383

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Of the Scriptural Evidence in favor of the Doctrine of the Final Restoration of all Mankind to Purity and Happiness * * * - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 400

Page CHAPTER I.

Of the passages of Scripture which imply that all Mankind will be ultimately restored to Purity and Happiness 405

CHAPTER II.

Of the passages of Scripture which appear expressly to affirm that all Mankind will be restored to Purity

and Happiness. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 424 Appendix • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 453

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