176 – Death of the Wicked
DEATH OF THE WICKED
§ 176. The temporal death of the wicked is a consequence 1 and punishment 2 of sin, and the transition of the soul spiritually dead into eternal death.3.
1. The temporal death of the wicked is a consequence…
Romans 5:12 By one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin; and so death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned.
Romans 5:17 By one man’s offence death reigned by one.
Romans 5:21 Sin hath reigned unto death.
2. …and punishment
Romans 6:23 The wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life.
Ezekiel 18:20, 26 The soul that sinneth, it shall die. The son shall not bear the iniquity of the father, neither shall the father bear the iniquity of the son. (26) For his iniquity that he hath done shall he die.
Ezekiel 33:18 When the righteous turneth from his righteousness, and committeth iniquity, he shall even die thereby.
3. …of sin, and the transition of the soul spiritually dead into eternal death.
I Peter 3:19–20 By which also He went and preached unto the spirits in prison; which sometime were disobedient, when once the longsuffering of God waited in the days of Noah.
Luke 16:23 And in hell he lifted up his eyes, being in torments, and seeth Abraham afar off, and Lazarus in his bosom.
Proverbs 11:7 When a wicked man dieth, his expectation shall perish: and the hope of unjust men perisheth.
Ecclesiastes 11:3 If the tree fall toward the south, or toward the north, in the place where the tree falleth, there it shall be.