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a Rom. viii, 30, and iii, 24, 6 Rom. iv, 4; 5, 6, 7, 8. II Cor. v, 19, 21. Rom. iii, 22, 24, 25, 27, 28. Tit. iii, 5, 7. Eph. i, 7. Jer. xxiii, 6. I Cor. ii, 30, 31. Rom. v, 17, 18, 19, Acts x, 44. Gal. ii, 16. Phil. iii, 9. Acts xiii, 38, 39. Eph. ii, 7, 8.

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II. Faith thus receiving and resting on Christ, and his righteousness, is the alone instrument of justification ; d yet it is not alone in the person justified, but is ever accompanied with all other saving graces, and is no dead Faith, but worketh by love, e

d John, i, 12. Rom. iii, 20, and v, 1. ii, 17, 22, 26. Gal. v, 6.

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III. Christ by his obedience and death did fully discharge the debt of all those that are justified, and did by the sacrifice of himself in the blood of his Cross, undergoing in their stead the penalty due unto them, make a proper, real, and full satisfaction to God's justice in their behalf :f Yet inasmuch as he was given by the father for them, and his obedience and satis. faction accepted in their stead, h and both freely, not for any thing in them, their justification is only of free grace, i that both the exact jus. lice and rich grace of God might be glorified in the justification of sinners. Á

f Rom. v, 8, 9, 10, 19. I Tim. ii, 5, 6. Heb.

$. 10, 14. Dan. ix, 24. 26. Isa. liii, 45, 6, 10. 11. 12. & Rom. viii. 32. h II Cor. v, 21. Mat. üii 17. Eph. v, 2 i Rom. iii, 24. Eph. i, 7. Rom. iii, 26 Eph. 11, 7.

IV. God did from all eternity agree to justify all the elect, I and Christ did in the fulness of time die for their sins, and rise again for their justi. fication : m nevertheless they are not justified personally until the holy Spirit doth in due time actually apply Christ unto them. n

I Gal. iii, 8 I Pet. i, 2, 19, 20 Rom. viii, 30.

m Gal. iv, 4. I Tim. ij. 6. Rom. IV. 25. n Col. i, 21, 22. Gal. ii, 16. Tit. iii, 4, 5, 6, 7.

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v. God doth continue to forgive the sins of those that are justified ; o and ulthough they can ne. ver fall from that state of justification, n yet they may by their sins fall under God's fatherly displeasure : and in that condition they have not usually the light of his countenance restared unto them, until they humble themselves, confess their sins, beg pardon, and renew their faith and repentatice. 9

o Mat. vi, 12. I John 1, 7, 0, and ii, 1, 2. p Luke xii, 32. John X. 28. Heb.

9 lxxxix, 31, 32, 33, and li, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, and xxxii, 5. Mat, xxvi, 75. I Cor. xi, 80, 81 39. Luke i, 20

X, 14.

Psal, a Rom. viii, 30, and ii, 24, 6 Rom. iv, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. II Cor. v, 19, 21. Rom. iii, 22, 24, 25, 27, 28. Tit. iii, 5, 7. Eph. i, 7. Jer. xxiii, 6. I Cor. ii, 30, 31. Rom. v, 17, 18, 19, Acts x, 44. Gal. ii, 16. Phil. iii, 9. Acts xiii, 38, 39. Eph. ii, 7, 8.

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II, Faith thus receiving and resting on Christ, and his righteousness, is the alone instrument of justification ; d yet it is not alone in the person justified, but is ever accompanied with all other saving graces, and is no dead Faith, but worketh by love, e

d John, i, 12. Rom. iii, 20, and v, b. 11,17, 22, 26. Gal. v, 6.

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Christ by his obedience and death did fully discharge the debt of all those that are justified, and did by the sacrifice of himself in the blood of his Cross, undergoing in their stead the penalty due unto them, make a proper, real, and full satisfaction to God's justice in their behalf : f Yet inasmuch as he was given by the father for them, and his obedience and satis. faction accepted in their stead, h and both freely, not for any thing in them their justification is only of free grace, i that both the exact jus. tice and rich grace of God might be glorified in the justification of sinners. k

f Rom. v, 8, 9, 10, 19. I Tim. ii, 5, 6. Heb.

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$, 10, 14. Dan. ix, 24 26. Isa. liii, 4. 5, 6, 10. 11. 12. & Rom. viii. 32. h II Cor. v, 21. Mat. iii 17. Eph. V, 2

i Rom. iii, 24. Eph. i, 7. Rom. iii, 26 Eph. ii, 7.

IV. God did from all eternity agree to justify all the elect, laud Christ did in the fulness of time die for their sins, and rise again for their justi.

fication : m nevertheless they are not justified E personally until the holy Spirit doth in due lime actually apply Christ unto them. n

I Gal. iii, 8 I Per. i, 2, 19, 20, Rom, viii, 30. m Gal. iv, 4. I Tim. ii. 6. Rom. iv. 25. n Col. i, 21, 22. Gal. ii, 16. Tit. iii, 4, 5, 6,

V. God doth continue to forgive the sins of those that are justified ; 0 and ulthough they can ne. ver fall from ihat state of justification, p yet they may by their sins fall under God's fatherly displeasure : and in that condition they have not usually the light of his countenance restared unto them, until they humble themselves, confess thrir sins, beg pardon, and renew their faith and repentarice. !

o Mat. vi, 12. I John 1, 7, 0, and ii, 1, 2. Luke xii, 32. John X. 28. Heb. x, 14. 9 Ixxxix, 31, 32, 38, and li, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, and xxxii, 5. Mat. xxvi, 75. I Cor. xi, 80, 81. 38. Luke i, 20.

Psal, VI. The justification of believers under the Old Testament vas in all these respects one and the same with the justification of the believers under the New Testamente a

g Gal üi, 8, 9, 13, 14. Rom, iv, 22, 23, 24. Heb xiii. 8.

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feth in, and for his only son Jesus Christ, to make partakers of the grace of adoption, a by which they are taken into the number, and enjoy the liberties and privileges of the children of God, 6 have his name put upon them, c ceive the spirit of adoption, d have access to the throne of grace with boldness, e are enabled to cry Abba Father, f are pitied, g protected, h provided for, i and chastened by him as by a. father, k yet never cast off, 2 bùt sealed to the day of redemption, m and inherit the promises n as heirs of everlasting salvation. O

a Eph. i, 5. 6 Gal. iv, 4, 5. Rom. viii, 17. John i, 12. c Jer. xiv, 9. II Cor. vi, 1o. Rev. iji, 12. d Rom viii, 15. e Eph. iii, 12. Rom.

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