|Death of the Husband, Poughkeepsie, NY, USA, 1953 - Photo by Ralph Morse|
As soon as this life is over there is a change in the character of God's hatred of sin; or rather in the relation of the sinner to God. Then indeed "to God the wicked and his wickedness are hateful alike" (Wisd. xiv. 9).
The time of grace, probation and merit, is at an end.