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Punishment

Easton's Bible Dictionary

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Endless, of the impenitent and unbelieving. The rejection of this doctrine "cuts the ground from under the gospel...blots out the attribute of retributive justice; transmutes sin into misfortune instead of guilt; turns all suffering into chastisement; converts the piacular work of Christ into moral influence...The attempt to retain the evangelical theology in connection with it is futile" (Shedd).

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Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Punishment'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​ebd/​p/punishment.html. 1897.
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