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EXAMINED AND REFUTED,
DOCTRINE OF THE ENDLESS PUNISHMENT
OF SUCH AS DO NOT COMPLY WITH THE CONDITIONS OF
BY LUTHER LEE,
“If our Gospel be hid, it is hid to them that are lost; in whom the
god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not,
WATERTOWN, N. Y.
FOR THE AUTHOR.
Northern District of New-York, to wit :
BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the eighteenth day of February, Anno Domini, 1836, Luther Lee, of the said District, hath deposited in this office the title of a book, the title of which is in the words following, to wit :
Universalism examined and refuted, and the doctrine of the endless punishment of such as do not comply with the conditions of the Gospel in this life, established. By Luther Lee, Minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church.
“If our Gospel be hid, it is hid to them that are lost , in whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the glorious Gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them.” 2 Cor. iv. 3, 4.
The right whereof he claims as Author and Proprietor, in conformity with an act of Congress entitled “ an act to amend the several acts respecting Copy Rights."
RUTGER B. MILLER, Clerk of the Northern District of New-York.
Proved, I. From the nature of the cause that produced
II. From the image in which he was created,
III. From the divine approbation which he received, 12
IV. From the moral rectitude of his character, Eccl.
Man was not originally subject to death,
Proved, I. From the first announcement of his mortality, 14
II. By his expulsion from the Garden of Eden,
IV. From the resurrection of the body,
V. From the enmity of death,
THE FALL OF THE FIRST MAN AND CON-
Proved, I. From the Mosaic history,
II. From scriptural references to the Mosaic history,
The depravity of all men in consequence of the fall,
Proved, I. From the fall of the first man,
III. From the liability of all men to divine maledic-
IV. From the scriptural view of the unrenewed mind, 32
V. From the scriptural doctrine of regeneration, 37
VI. From remaining depravity after justification, 39
VII. From the general economy of the gospel,
VIII. From the experience of all good men,
Proved, I. From the impossibility of salvation without
III. From the death of Christ,
IV. From those scriptures which attribute salvation to
V. From the scriptural view of redemption by Christ,
VI. From mediation, intercession and reconciliation by
Proved, I. From the atonement,
II. From the scriptural view of pardon, forgiveness and
III. From the scriptural view of justification,
IV. From matter of fact-some have been saved, 99
VI. From salvation from sin itself,
VII. From the offers which the gospel makes in the
VIII. From the impossibility of salvation, without be-
ON THE PUNISHMENT OF SIN IN THE FU.
Proved, I. From the sentiments of universalists, 115
II. From the fact that some sins cannot be punished in
III. From the design of punishment,
IV. From the partial displays of justice in this life, 123
V. From the motives necessary to support virtue, 125
VI. From the descriptions given of punishment, 126
VII. From the existence of hell as a place of punish-
VIII. From the relation punishment bears to salvation
IX. From the duration of punishment,
X. From the moral character of sinners after death, 156
XI. From the existence of devils,
XII. From the future reward of the righteous,
XIII. From a general judgment,
XIV. From judgment after death,
XV. From the second coming of Christ,
XVI. From the dissolution of nature or the end of time, 185
Proved, I. From the terms everlasting, eternal, &c. 191
II. From a contrast with salvation,
III. From the conditionality of salvation,
IV. From the danger of coming short of salvation, 213
V. From the resistance sinners make to the means of
VI. From the limitation of the time of salvation,
VIII. From the scriptures which deny salvation to cer-
IX. From the scriptures which represent the punish-
ment of the wicked to be their end, &c.