Top Ten Reasons Eternal Punishment is Impossible: Number 3
And if any mischief follow, then thou shalt give life for life, Eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot, Burning for burning, wound for wound, stripe for stripe. Exodus 21:23-25
Eternal punishment is impossible because God will not violate His own law of proportionality—life for life, an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth, burning for burning. Eternal damnation in literal hell fire would be excessive to the nth degree!
From “Spiritual Terrorism: Spiritual Abuse from the Womb to the Tomb” by Boyd Purcell. http://amzn.to/2ybKxXr