Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
What fruit had ye then in those things whereof ye are now ashamed? for the end of those things is death.
For whilst we were under the thraldom of our earthly natures, sinful passions-- made sinful by the Law--were always being aroused to action in our bodily faculties that they might yield fruit to death.
Do not deceive yourselves. God is not to be scoffed at. For whatever a man sows, that he will also reap.
"But on coming to himself he said, "'How many of my father's hired men have more bread than they want, while I here am dying of hunger!
2 Corinthians 7:11
For mark the effects of this very thing--your having sorrowed with a godly sorrow--what earnestness it has called forth in you, what eagerness to clear yourselves, what indignation, what alarm, what longing affection, what jealousy, what meting out of justice! You have completely wiped away reproach from yourselves in the matter.
1 John 2:28
And now, dear children, continue in union with Him; so that, if He re-appears, we may have perfect confidence, and may not shrink away in shame from His presence at His Coming.
For the wages paid by Sin are death; but God's free gift is the Life of the Ages bestowed upon us in Christ Jesus our Lord.
In short, though knowing full well the sentence which God pronounces against actions such as theirs, as things which deserve death, they not only practise them, but even encourage and applaud others who do them.
Their end is destruction, their bellies are their God, their glory is in their shame, and their minds are devoted to earthly things.
But if it only yields a mass of thorns and briers, it is considered worthless, and is in danger of being cursed, and in the end will be destroyed by fire.
How much severer punishment, think you, will he be held to deserve who has trampled under foot the Son of God, has not regarded as holy that Covenant-blood with which he was set free from sin, and has insulted the Spirit from whom comes grace?
Then the passion conceives, and becomes the parent of sin; and sin, when fully matured, gives birth to death.
let him know that he who brings a sinner back from his evil ways will save the man's soul from death and throw a veil over a multitude of sins.
1 Peter 4:17
For the time has come for judgement to begin, and to begin at the house of God; and if it begins with us, what will be the end of those who reject God's Good News?
For they poured out the blood of Thy people and of the Prophets, and in return Thou hast given them blood to drink. And this they deserved."
Then Death and Hades were thrown into the Lake of fire; this is the Second Death--the Lake of fire.