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THE

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OF

JOHN OWEN, D.D.

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EDITED

BY THOMAS RUSSELL, M.A.

WITH

MEMOIRS OF HIS LIFE AND WRITINGS,

BY WILLIAM ORME.

VOL. XI.

CONTAINING

THE DOCTRINE OF JUSTIFICATION BY FAITH; AND GOSPEL GROUNDS

AND EVIDENCES OF THE FAITH OF GOD'S ELECT.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR RICHARD BAYNES, 28, PATERNOSTER ROW:
And sold by J. Parker, Oxford; Deighton and Sons, Cambridge ; D. Brown,

Waugh and Innes, and H. S. Baynes and Co. Edinburgh; Chaliders and
Collins, and M. Ogle, Glasgow; M. Keene, and R. M. T'ims, Dublin.

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THE ELEVENTH VOLUME.

SECT. I.

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The general nature of justification. State of the person to be justified antece-

dently thereunto. Rom. iv. 5. iii. 19. i. 32. Gal. iii. 10. John iii. 18. 36.
Gal. iii. 22. The sole inquiry on that state. Whether it be any thing that
is own inherently, or what is only imputed unto us, that we are to trust
unto for our acceptance with God. The sum of this inquiry. The proper
ends of teaching and learning the doctrine of justification. Things to be
avoided therein

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SECT. II.

A due consideration of God, the Judge of all, necessary unto the right stating

and apprehension of the doctrine of justification ; Rom. viii. 33. Isa. xliii. 25.

xlv. 23. Psal. cxlv. 2. Rom. iii. 20. What thoughts will be ingenerated

hereby in the minds of men. Isa. xxxiii. 14. Micah vi. 7. Isa. vi. 5. The

plea of Job against his friends, and before God not the same. Job xl. 35.

xlii. 4-6. Directions for visiting the sick given of old. Testimonies of Je-

rome and Ambrose. Sense of men in their prayers. Dan. ix. 7. 18. Psal.

cxliii. 2. cxxx. 3, 4. Paraphrase of Austin on that place. Prayer of Pe-

lagius. Public liturgies

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SECT. III.

A due sense of our apostacy from God, the depravation of our nature thereby,

with the power and guilt of sin, the holiness of the law, necessary unto a right

understauding of the doctrine of justification. Method of the apostle to this

purpose, Rom. iiv. Grounds of the ancient and present Pelagianism, in the

denial of these things. Instances thereof. Boasting of perfection from the

same ground. Knowledge of sin and grace mutually promote each other. 26

SECT. IV.

Opposition between works and grace, as unto justification. Method of the apo-

stle in the Epistle to the Romans to manifest this opposition. A scheme of

others, contrary thereunto. Testimonies witnessing this opposition. Judg-

ment to be made on them. Distinctions whereby they are evaded. The

uselessness of them. Resolution of the case in hand by Bellarmine. Luke

Ivü. 10. Dan. ix. 18. ·

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SECT. V.

A commutation as unto sin and righteousness, by inupatation between Christ

and believers, represented in the Scripture. The ordinance of the scape-
goat. Levit. xvi. 21, 22. The nature of expiatory sacrifices. Levit. iv. 29.
Expiation of an uncertain murder. Deut. xxi. 1-7. The commutation in.
tended, proved, and vindicated. Isa. liii. 5, 6. 2 Cor. v. 21. Rom. vü. 3, 4.

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