If God knew, when he created, what the end of each soul would be, is not that end as certain as if it was decreed?
Is not the merciful man always merciful to his beast?
Will not the merciful God be always as merciful to His creatures, as the merciful man is to his beast?
Is it true that the “tender mercies of the Lord are over all his works?” – (Ps. 145:9)
Is it true that the Almighty is without variableness, or the shadow of turning?
Would there be any tender mercy in the infliction of endless misery?
Are the tender mercies of the Lord like unto the tender mercies of the wicked which are cruel?
If God is not the Father of sinners, why should sinners pray, saying, “Our Father, forgive us our trespasses?”
“Have we not all one Father? Hath not one God created us?” – (Mal. 2:10)
If God be the Father of all men, will He do less for His children than earthly parents would do for theirs?
Is it true that God punishes us “for our profit, that we might be partakers of his holiness?” – (Heb. 12:11)
Would endless punishment be for our profit?