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discharge the debt of all those that are juftified, and did by the sacrifice of himnfell, in the blood of his Cross, undergoing in their ftcad the penalty due unto then make a proper, real, & full fatisfaction to God's Justice in their bchait : ' Yit inasmuch as he was given by the Father for them, and his obedience and Sacisfaction accepted in their stead, and both freely, not for any Thing in them, their Juftifcation is only of frçe grace, ' that both the exact justice and rich grace of God might be glorified in the juftification of Sinners ** Rom. 5.8.9, 10, 19. Tim. 2. 5,6. Heb. 10.10, 14: Dan. 9. 24, 26. Ya 53- 4,5,6, 10, 11, 12. ' Rom. & 32. * 2 Cor. 5.21. Mat. 3. 17. Epb. 5 2' Rom. 3.24. Epb. 1. 7. * Rom.9.26. Epb.2.7

· IV. God did from all Eternity decree to Jutify all the Elect, and Christ aid in the folnefs of time die for their Sins, and rise again for their Juftificacion: * Nevertheless, they are not Juftified perfonally, until the holy Spirit doch in due rime actually apply Chrift unto shem.Gal. 3. 8. 1 Pet 1. 2, 19, 20. Rom. 8. 30. Gal. 4. 4. 1 Tim. 2. 6. Rom. 4.25.Col. 1. 21, 22. Gal. 16 Tit. 3 4,5,6,7. :

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are justified ; and altbough they can never fall from the state of Juftification, P yet they may by their fins fall under God's fatherly displeasure :& in thatCondition tbey bave not usually ikelig biof bisCountenancereftored untotbem, untilibe bumble themselves, confefs tbeir hins, beg pardon & renew their faitb @repentance: 9 ° Mat. 6. 12. i John 1. 7, 9. & 2. 1, 2. "Luke 12. 32. John 10. 28. Heb. 10. 14. • Pral. 89 31,32 33. & 51. 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. & 32. 5. Mat 26. 75. 1 Cor. 11. 30, 31, 32. Luk. 1. 20..

VI. The Justification of Believers under the Old Teftament, was in all these respeils one and the same with the justification of the Believers. under ibe New Testament. ' Gal. g. 8, 9, 13, 14. Rom. 4. 22, 23, 24. Heb. 13. 8.

CH A P. XII.

Of Adoption. A LL those that are justified, GodVouchlafo

o eth and for his only Son Jesus Christ to make partakers of the grace of Adoption, ! by which they are taken into the number, and enjoy the Liberties & Priviledges of the Children of God, b have his Name put upon them, receive the Spirit of Adoption, have access

to the Throne of Grace with boldness, . are enabled to Cry Abba Fotber, are pitied, protected, * provided for, i and chained by him as by a Facher. " yet never cast off,' buc fealed to the day of Redemption," and inherit the Promises, " as Heirs of Everlafting Salvation. o . Epb. 1. 5. Gal. 4. 4,5. Rom. 8. 17. Jobn1. 12. "Jer. 14. 9. 2 Cor. 6. 18. Reu. 3. 12. "Rom. 8.15 e Epb. 3. 12. Rom Iyo 2. f Gal. 4. 6. & Pfal. 103. 13. Prov.24. 26. į Mat. 6. 30, 32. 1 Pet. 5. 7 * Heb. 12 6 1 Lam. 3. 3. «Epb. 4. 30. Heb. 6. 12. oi Per. 1. 3,4 Heb. s. 14.

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ABS 20. 32. Pbil. 3. 10. Rom. 6.5,6 b Job. 17. 17. Eph. 5. 26 2 Tbef. 2. 13. c Rom 6.6 14. a Gal. 5. 24. Rom 8.13 - Col. 1. 11 Epl 3. 16,17,18,19. f 2 Cor. 7, 1 Heb. 12. 14

II. This Sanctification is throughout in the whole man, & yet imperfect in this life, there abides still some remnants of Corruption in every part, 6 whence arileth a continual and irreconcilable War, the Atlh lusting against the spirit, and the fpirit againft the Acth,kg * Thef 5 23 h i fobní io Rom 7. 18, 23. Pbil 3 12 i Gal 5 19 1 Pet 2 JI* ' III.

: In which war, although the remaining corruprion for a time may much prevail, yet through the continual supply of strength from the fan&tifying Spirit of Christ, the regenerate part doth overcome l and fo che Saints grow in grace, m perfecting holiness in the fear of, God. n k Rom 1 23 ! Rom 6 14 1 Foon 5 14 Epb 4 15, 16'm 2 Pet 3 18 n 2 Cor 3 18. 2 Cor 7 I

CHA P. XIV,

Of Saving Faith.
HE grace of Faith, whereby the Elect

are enabled to believe to che lavin

their Souls, a is the work of the Spirit of Chrift in their Hearcs, b and is ordinarily wrought by the Ministry of the Word is by which alfo, and by the adminiitration of the Seals, Prayer and other Means, ic is increased and strengthened, da Heb 10 39 b 2 Cor 4 13 Epb., 17, 18, 19 & 2 8 c Rom 1,0 14, 17 AES 20.32 Rom 4 Ti Luke 17. 5 Rom 1.16 17 d i Pet 22

By this Faith a Chriftian believeth to be true whatsoever is revealed in the Word, for the Authority of God himself speaking therein, e and acteth differently upon chat which each particular paffage thereot containeth, yielding obedience to the commands, f trembling ac the threatnings, 8 and embracing the promises of God for this lite, & that which is to come, b But the principal acts of saving Faith are, accepting, receiving, and resting upon Christ alone, for justification, sanctification&eternal life by virtue of the Covenant of Grace. i e Jobn 4 42 1These 13 1J0bn 5 10 AEs 24 14 f Rom 16 26 8 Isa 66. 2 h Heb il 13 i Tim 4 8 i gobni 12 A8s 16 21 Gal 2 20 Aas 15 II

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This Faith, although it be different in degrees, and may be weak or strong, " yet it

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