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|well understood that divine intervention has nothing at all do with this venture, |
which has nothing extraordinary about it Thus they ... All pain is a punishment,
and every punishment (except the last) is inflicted for love as much as for justice.
|Lewis, C. S. Even Pain pricks to livelier living. - Lowell, Amy All pain is a |
punishment, and every punishment is inflicted for love as much as for justice. -
Maistre, Joseph De Pain was their body's way of telling them that they'd pushed ...
|all penalties ; for triere is no mode of punishment which docs not occasion some |
degree of pain, The very efficacy of punishment ... the decree of a race of
savages based on the spirit of revenge ; but a command of vGod adapted to
every stage of human society. ... The scaffold is the high arena where Justice
manifests her jealousy for the law, her watchfulness for the great principles of
right ; where Benevolence displays her deep concern for the general good, and
shows her love for ...
|He has a right to heartfelt obedience to all His laws, from all the vast family of |
man. This right grows out of erroneous supposition, that justice requires an
unmerciful punishment. ... Every pain that'is inflicted without a design of
benefitting man is dictated by cruekv, and eternally at war with every principle of
justice. .... When he employs the melting accents of love, we call it mercy, and yet
it is evident that in both cases it is nothing more or less than an application of the
same eternal ...
|In every failure of his life lie confesses that he has sinned and come short of the |
Glory of God. ... All have sinned ! ... But the disdain of those who seem to scorn
the justice of God's forgiveness, is probably a revulsion of feeling against crude ...
Yet it needs very little reflection to discern that punishment is itself inflicted in love
, and that the forgiveness of sin may be ... Punishment is Pain or Loss (damnum)
made conditional on wrong doing ; so that if the man does the wrong he incurs
|... that there is no contradiction between the love and justice of the Almighty, and |
that eternal punishment will at last be ... Juke, in his book on the restitution of all
things, writes as follows : "When I think of God's justice, which it is said inflicts not
only millions of years of pain for each thought, or word, or act of sin during this
short life of seventy years — not even millions of ages only for every such act, but
a punishment which when millions of ages of judgment have been inflicted for
|Maistre, Joseph De False opinions are like false money, struck first of all by guilty |
men and thereafter circulated by honest people ... Maistre, Joseph De All pain is
a punishment, and every punishment is inflicted for love as much as for justice.
|to ask, Is God vindictive, or is he a Being of love, goodness, mercy and grace ? If |
the former, then punishment is vindictive, and inflicted t<> gratify a malignant
passion; hut if the latter, it is corrective, ... Now all christians admit, that God is the
perfection of goodness; therefore, punishment must be disciplinary; ... pain is said
to be the punishment of the passion, now, from its having passed the bounds of
moderation and justice, become criminal. The same is true of every evil
|Punishment, it is true, is known that from the opostacy of the Christian some puin |
or loss of happiness to the being who ... It may ho cfflemJatnry or salutary; as the
medical ap- p!ical<fln w hich occasions exquisite pain, may be ntial to the
patient's recovery. ... punishment in a strict sens*-; but torture or cruel torment,
such as a savage or hlood-thirsty monster would inflict. ... Arid as all sinful acts
are not equal in malignity or turpitude, it will be agreed by all, that in justice and
equity, every ...
|It would make every thing worse ! ... When this is done — when the sinner is |
brought to heartfelt repentance, and made to hate his crimes, and hate aLL
wrong — and when he has done all ... Where Conscience is seared, weak or
undeveloped, Justice inflicts outward stripes and pains. Not in anger, not in
hatred, but in Love ! to induce reflection, and mature thought in the sinner in
regard to his evil ways.