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stxpidity of every wilful sinner, that for the fatisfaction of his brutish lasts, will

run i he hazardof thefe everlasting torments! O did we look upea fia with Scripture spectacles, we should find a greater difproportion between the pleasure and the paines thereof, than between a drop of honey, and an Ocean of gall. Mechinks the ineditación of eternal torments Mould damp and stop any finner,

in his fintul heat and fury? Wile thon 0 finner for a fhors pleasure be content to pay an everlasting punifliment ? Go into Hell by meditation, thar choo maist not go chicher by condemnation.

2. What interest or concernment have we igits whole world comparable to this, the making os pexce with God? He is the severeft enemy, but che sweetest friend. How mhould we (peedy boxemble our felves before him for all our us. and fie to his mercy in Chrift for our pardu. The wages of fin is death. Nothing can brings co those everlafting flames, but fin unrepented of Nothing can fave chat man from che never dyis worm, who dieth in his fins.

3. How highly should we prize the love of Chri? how great a value should we fec upon his bloss How willingly shoold we embrace the offer: Grace and reconciliation made to us in hin? How readily and chearfully should we give up ou selves to him, resolving to be his faithful D: ciples and servants, seeing he laid down his la

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co deliver us from these everlasting torments , this wrath to come ? In one, thing, the fins of men admit of a greater aggravation than the fins of Angels; Thefe never finn'd againft che offers of a Saviour as men do.

4. How readily should we do or suffer, pero form or undergo any thing, this blessed Redeea mer calls us to, who hath done and Jufferd so much for our sakes.

5. How should we pity and pull back those who are posting towards the paines of cternal fire? We may (possibly ) anger chem chereby, but we had better endure fome scalding drops of their wrath , chan lec them fall, (if we can help ic by doing our duty to admonish chem) into the lake of fire and brimstones,

6. How should che consideration of everlasting torments after deach, breed in every heart a fear and awe of the great God; and teach us to tremble at his Word, and his Threatnings therein denounced against all impenicenc finners. How eagerly should we embrace that reduplicated ad. vice of our bleffed Saviour, Luke 12.5. I will forewarn you whom ye shall fear, fear him which after he hath killed, hath power to cast into Hell, yea, I say unto you, fear him.

M.10.25.41. Then shall he say unto them on the

left hand, depart from me ye cursed, into ever.
lafting fire, prepared for the Devil and his An-


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V.46. And these shall go away into everlaffing

punishment Márk 9.43. And if thy hand offend thee , cat is

off; it is better for thee to enter into life mais ed, than having two hands to gointo Hell, into

the fire that 'never shall be quenched. V.44. where their worm dieth-not, and the fire

is not quenched. V.45. And if the foot offend thee cut it off ; it is

better for thee to enter into life halt, then having ! "two feet to be cast into Hell, into the fire that re

ver fhall be quenched. V.46. Where their worm dicth got, and the fire

is not quenched. V.47. And if thine eye offend thee, piuck it oat,

it is better for thee to enter into the Kingdom of N God with one eye, thus having iwo egestek

caft into Hill fire. V.43. Where ibeir worm dieth not, and the fer

is nol quenched. Rev.21.8. But the fearful, and unbelieving, as

the abominable, and murderers, and where mongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and a liars, shall have their part in the lake that bars. eth with fire and brimstore, which is she Jecesa

death. Rev.20.10. And the devilthat deceived them ws

caft into the lake of fire and brimstone, wober! the beast and the false Prophet are ; and flous be tormented day and night for ever and ever.


015 Rev. 14. 10. The same shall drink of the wine

of the wrath of God, which is poured ont without mixture into the cap of his indignation , and he shall be for mented with fire and brimstone, in the presence of the holy Angels, and in the

presence of she Vili, And she smoak of their torment ascend

eth up for ever and ever , &C March, 22. 13. Then said the King ante bis fera

vants, bind nim band and foot, and take bimo away, and cast him into outer darknese, there shall be meeping, and gnashing of teeth. Tacch.23.33. Te Serpents , ye generation of vi

pers, hemos chn ye escape the damnation of Hell? atth.7.13. Enter ye in all the strait gate, for wide is the gate, and broad is the way that leadeth to destruction, and mang there be which

go ir thereat. 19,2.11. He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit faichunto the Churches, be that evers

, comeih, jhall not be hurt of the second deatbe

le v.6. And the Angels which kept not their first estate, but left their own babitation, he hath reserved in everlasting chaines , under darknef, unto the judgment of the great day,

1:03 7. Even as Sodom and Gomorrah, and the Cities about them, in like manner giving themfelves over to fornication, and going after




Stranger felhs are fet forth for an example, fot. fering the vengeance of eternal fire. V:13. Raging waves of the Sea, foming out their own fame; wandring stars, to whom is referred the blackneffe of darkneife for ever. Thel.1.9. Who shall be punished with everlafing de fraction, from the presence of the Lord

and from the glory of his power tus Pfal.9.17. The wicked shall be turned into Hei, die metall the Nations that forget God,

Ther5.9. For Pod hath not appointed-* to wrath, bar to Bbraisyalvation through our Lera

Fils Christ. i Thevur roa And you mait- for his Sow from Hea

ven, from whom he raised the dead, even fel=

mbio delivered us from the wrath to come. Mechi ro 28. And fear not them, which mither body, but are worsble to kill the yout; és

rather fear him which is able to destroy both, Brondbodyin Helle mani din iudist11. Luke 16.23 Andin Well he lifi wp bis eges,

mnoge tas kommend; Wasserdi Jeeth Abraham afar
anabaazara this bolom V.04. this he cried, and said, Father &

ham, bazie mercy on me, and ferd Lazer 1. Mansor may dipxhetip of his finger in water, s

cool my tongue, for I am tormented is

Hameed V.25; But Abraham faid, son, remember thow in the life time receivedft thy good tbs

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