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John iii. 3. Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.
Ver. 5. Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.
1. Cor. vi. 9. Know ye not, that the unrighteous shall not enter into the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind.
Ver. 10. Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners shall inherit the kingdom of God.
xv. 50. Flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God.
Gal. v. 19. The works of the flesh are manifest, which are these, adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness.
Ver. 20. Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies.
Ver. 21. Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings and such like, of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things, shall not inherit the kingdom of God.
Eph. v. 5. No whoremonger, nor unclean person, nor covetous man who is an idolater, hath any inheritance in the kingdom of God and of Christ.
Heb. iii. 19. The Jews could not enter into the promised land, because of unbelief.
iv. 1. Let us fear,lest a promise being left us, of entering into his rest, any of you I should seem to come short of it.
Rev. xxi 27. There shall in no wise enter into the heavenly Jerusalem, any thing that defileth, neither whatsoever worketh an abomination, or maketh a lie. Chap. xx. 15.
xxii. 15. Without are dogs and sorcerers, and whoremongers and murderers, and idolaters, and whosoever loveth and maketh a lie. Chap. xxi. 8.
XXVIII. The greatest punishment and sufferings in this life, set forth in the language expressive of future punishments. Deut. iv. 24. The Lord thy God is a consuming fire. Heb. xii. 29. xxxii. 22. A fire is kindled in mine anger, and shall burn unto the lowest hell, and shall consume the earth with her increase, and set on fire the foundations of the mountains.
Ps. xi. 6. Upon the wicked he shall rain fire and brimstone and an horrible tempest. Ps. 1. 3.
Ps. xcvii. 3. A fire goeth before him, and burneth up his enemies round about. See instances hereof. Gen. xix. 24. Exod. ix. 23, 24. Lev. x 2. 2 Kings i. 12.
Isa. xiv. 9. Hell from beneath is moved, to meet thee at thy coming. xxxiii. 14. Who of us shall dwell with devouring fire, who of us shall dwell with everlasting burnings?
xxxv. 4. God will come with vengeance, &c.
Ixvi. 14. The indignation of the Lord shall be known toward his enemies.
Ver. 15. For behold the Lord will come with fire, and with his chariots, like a whirlwind, to render his anger with fury, and his rebuke with flames of fire.
Isa. lxvi. 24. The men that have transgressed against me, their worm shall not die, neither shall their fire be quenched.
Jer. iv. 4. Circumcise your hearts to the Lord, take away the foreskin of your hearts, lest my fury come forth like fire, and burn that none can quench it, for the evil of your doings. Ch. xxi. 12.
Lam. ii. 4. He poured out his fury like fire. Ezek. xxxviii. 22.
Amos. v. 6. Seek ye the Lord and ye shall live, lest he break out like fire, and devour, and there be none to quench it.
Nah. i. 5. The mountains quake at him, and the hills melt, and the earth is burnt up at his presence, yea the world and all that dwell therein.
Hab. iii. 5. Before him went the pestilence, and burning coals went forth at his feet.
Mal. iii. 2. Who may abide the day of his coming, and who shall stand when he appeareth? for he is like a refiner's fire and fuller's soap.
iv. 1. Behold the day of the Lord cometh, that shall burn as an o ven, and all the proud, yea, and all that do wickedly shall be stubble, and the day that cometh shall burn them up, saith the Lord of hosts.
XXIX. The punishment of the wicked in a future state is thus set forth. Ps. ix. 17. The wicked shall be turned into hell, and all the nations that forget God. Ps. lxxix. 6.
Matt. iii. 10. Every branch that beareth not fruit, is hewn down and cast into the fire. Ch. vii. 19. Every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit, is hewn down, and cast into the fire.
v. 22. Whosoever shall say to his brother, thou fool, shall be in danger of hell fire.
x. 28. Fear him that is able to destroy both soul and body in hell. xiii. 40. As the tares are gathered, and burnt in the fire, so shall it be in the end of the world.
Ver. 41. The Son of man shall send forth his angels, and they shall gather out of his kingdom all things that offend, and them which do iniquity.
Ver. 42. And shall cast them into a furnace of fire, there shall be wailing and gnashing of teeth.
xxiii. 29. Woe unto you hypocrites, &c.
Ver. 33. How can ye escape the damnation of hell?
xxv. 41. Christ shall say unto them on the left hand, depart from me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire prepared for the devil and his angels.
Ver. 42. For I was an hungered, and he gave me no meat, I was thirsty and ye gave me no drink.
Ver. 43. I was a stranger, and ye took me not in, naked and ye clothed me not, sick and in prison and ye visted me not.
Ver. 45. Inasmuch as ye did it not to one of the least of these, ye did not unto me.
Ver. 46. And these shall go away into everlasting punishment. Mark ix. 43. If thy hand offend thee cut it off, it is better for thee to enter into life maimed, than having two hands to go into hell. Ver. 45. And if thy foot offend thee, cut it off, it is better for thee
to enter halt into life, than having two feet, to be cast into hell, into the fire that never shall be quenched.
Mark ix. 47. And if thine eye offend thee, pluck it out, it is better for thee to enter into the kingdom of God with one eye, than having two eyes, to be cast into hell fire.
Ver. 48. Where their worm dieth not, and their fire is not quench ed. Matt. v. 29.-xviii. 8, 9.
Luke iii. 17 He will gather the wheat into his garner, but the chaff he will burn with fire unquenchable.
xvi 23. In hell the rich man lift up his eyes, being in torment.
Ver. 24. Tormented in this flame. Ver. 25, 28.
Rom. ix. 22. God endureth with much long-suffering the vessels of wrath, fitted to destruction.
Phil. iii. 18, 19. The enemies of the cross of Christ, their end is destruction.
1 Thess. v. 2. The day of the Lord so cometh, as a thief in the night.
Ver. 3. When they shall say peace and safety, then sudden destruction cometh upon them as travail upon a woman with child, and they shall not escape. 2 Pet. iii. 10, 12. Rev. iii. 3.-xvi. 15.
2 Thess. i. 7. The Lord Jesus shall be revealed from heaven with his mighty angels,
Ver. 8. In flaming fire, taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Ver. 9. Who shall be punished with everlasting destruction, from the presence of the Lord, and from the glory of his power.
ii. 8. Then shall that wicked one be revealed, whom the Lord shall consume with the Spirit of his mouth, and shall destroy with the brightness of his coming.
Ver. 12. That they all might be damned, who believed not the truth, but had pleasure in unrighteousness.
Heb. vi. 8. The end of the unfruitful is to be burned. Matt. iii. 10.-vii. 19.
x. 27. Fiery indignation shall devour the adversaries.
Ver. 28. He that despised Moses law died without mercy.
Ver. 29. Of how much sorer punishment shall he be thought worthy, who hath trodden under foot the Son of God, and hath counted the blood of the covenant wherewith he was sanctified an unholy thing, and hath done despite unto the Spirit of grace?
Ver. 30. Vengeance is mine, I will recompense, saith the Lord. Ver. 31. It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God. Heb. xii. 29. For our God is a consuming fire.
2 Pet. ii. 4. He spared not the angels that sinned, but cast them down to hell, and delivered them into chains of darkness to be reserved unto judgment.
Ver. 9. The Lord knoweth how to deliver the godly out of temptation, and to reserve the unjust unto the day of judgment to be punished.
Ver. 10. But chiefly them who walk after the flesh, in the lusts of uncleanness.
iii. 7. The heavens and the earth are kept in store, reserved unto fire, against the day of judgment, and perdition of ungodly men.
Jude 7. Sodom and Gomorrha are set for an example, suffering the vengeance of eternal fire.
Rev. xiv. 9. If any man shall worship the beast and his image, and shall receive his mark in his forebead, or in his hand,
Ver. 10. The same shall drink of the wine of the wrath of God, poured out without mixture, into the cup of his indignation, and he shall be tormented with fire and brimstone.
Ver. 11. The smoke of their torment ascendeth up for ever and ever, and they have no rest day nor night.
xviii. 9. They shall see the smoke of their burning.
xix. 20. The beast and the false prophet were cast alive into the lake of fire burning with brimstone.
xx. 10. The devil was cast into the lake of fire and brimstone where the beast and the false prophet are, and shall be tormented day an night, for ever and ever.
Ver. 14. Death and hell were cast into the lake of fire; this is the second death.
Vér. 15. And whosoever was not found written in the Lamb's book of life, was cast into the lake of fire.
xxi. 8. The fearful and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and adulterers, and liars, shall have their part in the lake, that burneth with fire and brimstone, which is the second death. Ch. xxii. 5.
N. B. The reader may observe the dreadfulness and duration of the foregoing punishments mentioned: Also, against what sins they are denounced. See also threats denounced against the various sorts of sinners, in the words Wicked, Ungodly, Disobedient, Unbelievers, &c. in this work.
NOTE.....IN THE FOLLOWING INDEX, THE NUMERICAL LETTERS RE
ABHORRED of God, who are so,
Abhorring one's self for sin, xxx.
Abominableness of sin, cxii. 297.
Affliction, deliverance from it, matter
Almighty God, lx. 16.
-Their employment about mankind,
-They have revealed God's will, xxiii.
-They have inflicted God's
Their power, cxvi. 402.
-Their work at the day of judgment,
-They worship God, xxviii. 65.
-Anger ascribed to God, cxlvii. 53.
Applause of men not sought by Christ,
Anger in men, xvi. xvii. xviii. 339.
-Not sought by ministers of Christ,
Appointments of God, x. 72.
Atonement of Christ, xxxiv. 156.
judg-Benefits of Christ against sin, xvii. 150
--To whom promised, cxliv. 51.
Back-biting, clxxxv. 445.
Bearing with one another's weaknes.
Believers, promises to them, 186. to
Benefits of Christ to mankind, 144,
-Through Christ, matter of praise,