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are doubtless used in a metaphorical sense. But when it is said, “ God shall bring every work into judgment, with every secret thing, whether it be good or whether it be evil ;' there is no appearance of metaphor. These words do not admit of any other construction but that which is literal. The testimony is plain, that the whole character of every individual, whether saint or sinner, shall be fully exhibited. This, in numberless instances, will be found necessary to a full and perfect exhibition of the character of sinners. Saints and sinners are often connected together, more or less, in sinful conduct : So that, to reveal the sins of one, necessarily reveals the sins of the other. To bring to view the sius and imperfections of the saints, in the final judgment, will be also necessary, that their various degrees of glory may appear to be just and right. To expose to view tħe sins of the saints, at the day of judgment, will be necessary to a proper manifestation of their repentance, faith, humility, meekness and hope in Christ; and of the riches of divine grace, in their forgiveness and salvation. Nor will any christian, who is made perfect in glory, be at all unwil. ling, that God should glorify himself, and display his justice and his grace, in bringing every one of his works into judgment, with every secret thing, whether it be good, or whether it be evil.

It hence appears, that the day of judgment and final retribution will be a very great, solemn, and interesting day. It will reveal the secrets of all hearts; and terminate in the final and unspeakable blessedness of all the saints ; and in the perdition of ungodly men.

Not only will the glory of God be most richly displayed, by the final result of the great day of accounts; but rebellion will be crushed forever. It will never more be excited against the holy kingdom of Jehovah. Nor will the state of finite beings ever again be altered.

66 He that is unjust, let him be unjust still ; and he that is filthy, let him be filthy still; and he that is righteous, let him be righteous, still"; and he that is holy, let him be holy still. And behold I come quickly," says the great Judge, and my reward is with me, to give to every man according as his work shall be. I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning

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and the end, the first and the last.

Blessed are they that do his commandments, that they may have a right to the tree of life, and may enter in through the gates into the city. For without are dogs, and sorcerers, and whoremongers, and murderers, and idolaters, and whosoever loveth and maketh a lie." Such will be the result of the great day of final awards. It will issue in the consummate glory and felicity of all the saints and holy angels, in the New-Jerusalem ; and in the perdition of all the ungodly. The same result is stated by the Apostle Paul. “Seeing, it is a righteous thing with God, to recompense

tribulation to them that trouble you; and to you who are troubled,” to recompense “ rest with us, when the Lord Jesus shall be revealed from heaven, with his mighty angels, in flaming fire, taking vengeance on them that know

not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ; who shall be punished with everlasting destruction from the presence of the Lord, and from the glory of his power, when he shall come to be glorified in his saints, and to be admired in all them that believe.” Every account of the resurrection and final judgment contained in the bible, comes to the same result. So that there remains no hope of the restoration and salvation of those who die in their sins. But 6 blessed are the dead who die in the Lord, from henceforth," and forever.



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