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A26864 Rich. Baxters apology against the modest exceptions of Mr. T. Blake and the digression of Mr. G. Kendall whereunto is added animadversions on a late dissertation of Ludiomæus Colvinus, aliaà Ludovicus Molinæs̳, M. Dr. Oxon, and an admonition of Mr. W. Eyre of Salisbury : with Mr. Crandon's Anatomy for satisfaction of Mr. Caryl. Baxter, Richard, 1615-1691. 1654 (1654) Wing B1188; ESTC R31573 194,108 184

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etc._n the_o reason_n of_o the_o consequent_a be_v because_o unbelief_n condemn_v at_o least_o partly_o as_o it_o be_v the_o privation_n of_o the_o justify_v faith_n i_o speak_v of_o that_o condemnation_n or_o peremptory_a sentence_n which_o be_v proper_a to_o the_o new_a law_n and_o its_o peculiar_a condemn_a sin_n eminent_o so_o call_v 7._o psal_n 2._o kiss_v the_o son_n and_o submit_v to_o he_o as_o king_n be_v make_v the_o condition_n of_o escape_v his_o wrath_n 8._o matth._n 11.28_o 29_o 30._o the_o condition_n of_o ease_n and_o rest_v from_o guilt_n as_o well_o as_o power_n of_o sin_n be_v our_o come_n to_o christ_n as_o a_o teacher_n and_o example_n of_o meekness_n and_o lowliness_n and_o our_o learning_n of_o he_o and_o take_v on_o we_o his_o yoke_n and_o burden_n 9_o that_o faith_n which_o be_v the_o condition_n of_o salvation_n be_v the_o condition_n of_o justification_n or_o remission_n but_o it_o be_v the_o receive_n of_o christ_n as_o king_n as_o well_o as_o satisfier_n that_o be_v the_o condition_n of_o salvation_n therefore_o etc._n etc._n 1._o justification_n at_o judgement_n and_o salvation_n from_o hell_n and_o adjudication_n to_o glory_n be_v all_o on_o the_o same_o condition_n mat._n 25._o &_o ubique_fw-la 2._o justification_n be_v but_o the_o justify_n of_o our_o right_n to_o salvation_n i._n e._n sentence_v we_o as_o non_fw-la reos_fw-la paenae_fw-la quia_fw-la dissoluta_fw-la est_fw-la obligatio_fw-la &_o quibus_fw-la debetur_fw-la praemium_fw-la therefore_o justification_n and_o salvation_n must_v needs_o have_v the_o same_o condition_n on_o our_o part_n 3._o scripture_n no_o where_o make_v our_o faith_n or_o act_v of_o faith_n the_o condition_n of_o justification_n and_o another_o of_o salvation_n but_o contrary_o ascribe_v both_o to_o one_o 4._o when_o paul_n argue_v most_o zealous_o against_o work_n and_o for_o faith_n only_o it_o be_v in_o respect_n to_o salvation_n general_o and_o not_o to_o justification_n only_o eph._n 2.8_o 9_o by_o 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