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A53688 The doctrine of the saints perseverance, explained and confirmed, or, The certain permanency of their 1. acceptation with God & 2. sanctification from God manifested & proved from the 1. eternal principles 2. effectuall causes 3. externall meanes thereof ... vindicated in a full answer to the discourse of Mr. John Goodwin against it, in his book entituled Redemption redeemed : with some degressions concerning 1. the immediate effects of the death of Christ ... : with a discourse touching the epistles of Ignatius, the Episcopacy in them asserted, and some animadversions on Dr. H.H. his dissertations on that subject / by John Owen ... Owen, John, 1616-1683. 1654 (1654) Wing O740; ESTC R21647 722,229 498

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of_o his_o purchase_n and_o which_o we_o can_v of_o ourselves_o perform_v say_v some_o of_o they_o other_o not_z doubtless_o these_o thing_n be_v not_o be_v right_o state_v in_o the_o least_o inconsistent_a christ_n may_v have_v his_o due_a and_o we_o bind_v to_o the_o performance_n of_o our_o duty_n which_o may_v be_v clear_v by_o a_o enlargement_n of_o the_o ensue_a consideration_n 1._o first_o that_o all_o good_a thing_n that_o be_v spiritual_a whatsoever_o that_o be_v wrought_v either_o for_o man_n or_o in_o they_o be_v fruit_n of_o the_o death_n of_o christ._n they_o have_v nothing_o of_o themselves_o but_o nakedness_n blood_n and_o sin_n guilt_n and_o impenitency_n so_o that_o it_o be_v of_o indispensable_a necessity_n that_o god_n shall_v show_v they_o favour_n antecedent_o to_o any_o act_n of_o their_o believe_v on_o he_o faith_n be_v give_v for_o christ_n sake_n as_o be_v observe_v 2._o second_o that_o all_o the_o effect_n and_o fruit_n of_o the_o death_n of_o christ_n antecedent_n to_o our_o believe_v be_v deposit_v in_o the_o hand_n of_o the_o righteousness_n and_o faithfulness_n of_o god_n 6._o 1_o tim._n 2._o 5_o 6._o to_o who_o as_o a_o ransom_n 17._o heb._n 2._o 17._o it_o be_v pay_v as_o a_o atonement_n it_o be_v offer_v before_o who_o as_o a_o price_n and_o purchase_v it_o be_v lay_v down_o it_o be_v all_o leave_v in_o the_o hand_n of_o god_n faithfulness_n 19_o 2_o cor._n 5._o 18_o 19_o righteousness_n mercy_n and_o grace_n to_o be_v make_v out_o effectual_o to_o they_o 20._o 1_o cor._n 6._o 19_o 20._o for_o who_o he_o die_v in_o the_o appoint_a time_n or_o season_n so_o that_o 3._o three_o the_o state_n or_o condition_n of_o those_o for_o who_o christ_n die_v be_v not_o actual_o and_o real_o change_v by_o his_o death_n 5._o eph._n 2._o 1_o 2_o 3_o 4_o 5._o in_o its_o self_n but_o they_o lie_v under_o the_o curse_n while_o they_o be_v in_o the_o state_n of_o nature_n unregenerate_a and_o all_o effect_n of_o sin_n whatever_o 36._o john_n 3._o 36._o that_o which_o be_v procure_v for_o they_o be_v leave_v in_o the_o hand_n of_o the_o father_n they_o be_v not_o in_o the_o least_o entrust_v with_o it_o until_o the_o appoint_a time_n do_v come_v 4_o four_o that_o faith_n and_o belief_n be_v necessary_a not_o to_o add_v any_o thing_n to_o complete_a the_o procurement_n of_o forgiveness_n of_o sin_n any_o or_o all_o but_o only_o to_o the_o actual_a receive_n of_o it_o when_o upon_o the_o account_n of_o the_o death_n of_o christ_n it_o please_v god_n in_o the_o promise_n of_o the_o gospel_n to_o hold_v it_o out_o and_o impart_v it_o unto_o the_o soul_n thereby_o complete_n covenant-justification_n and_o thus_o the_o whole_a business_n of_o salvation_n may_v be_v resolve_v into_o the_o mediation_n of_o christ_n and_o yet_o man_n carry_v on_o under_o a_o orderly_a dispensation_n of_o law_n and_o gospel_n into_o the_o enjoyment_n of_o it_o 39_o act_n 13._o 38_o 39_o of_o the_o whole_a these_o degree_n be_v considerable_a 1_o god_n eternal_a purpose_n of_o save_v some_o 10._o rom._n 5._o 10._o in_o and_o by_o the_o mediation_n of_o christ_n 16_o joh._n 3._o 16_o that_o mediation_n of_o christ_n be_v interpose_v between_o the_o purpose_n of_o god_n 8._o rom._n 5._o 7_o 8._o and_o the_o accomplishment_n of_o the_o thing_n purpose_v 10._o 1_o joh._n 4._o 10._o as_o the_o fruit_n and_o effect_n of_o the_o one_o 14._o heb._n 2._o 17._o 9_o 14._o the_o meritorious_a procure_a cause_n of_o the_o other_o this_o act_n of_o the_o will_n of_o god_n etc._n eph._n 1._o 4_o 5._o 6_o 7_o 8_o 9_o etc._n etc._n the_o scripture_n know_v by_o no_o other_o name_n than_o that_o of_o election_n or_o predestination_n or_o the_o purpose_n
that_o be_v they_o cannot-have_a any_o goodness_n in_o they_o beyond_o that_o which_o be_v entitative_a and_o so_o far_o be_v we_o now_o arrive_v all_o efficacious_a work_n of_o the_o spirit_n of_o god_n on_o we_o must_v be_v exclude_v or_o all_o we_o do_v be_v good_a for_o nothing_o away_o with_o all_o promise_n all_o prayer_n yea_o the_o whole_a covenant_n of_o grace_n they_o serve_v for_o no_o other_o end_n but_o to_o keep_v we_o from_o do_v good_a let_v we_o hear_v the_o scripture_n speak_v a_o little_a in_o this_o cause_n deut._n 30._o 6._o the_o lord_n thy_o god_n will_v circumcise_v thy_o heart_n and_o the_o heart_n of_o thy_o seed_n to_o love_v the_o lord_n thy_o god_n with_o all_o thy_o heart_n and_o with_o all_o thy_o soul_n that_o thou_o may_v live_v jere._n 31._o 33._o &_o the_o 32._o 39_o this_o shall_v be_v the_o covenant_n that_o i_o will_v make_v with_o the_o house_n of_o israel_n after_o those_o day_n say_v the_o lord_n i_o will_v put_v my_o law_n in_o their_o inward_a part_n and_o write_v it_o in_o their_o heart_n and_o will_v be_v their_o god_n and_o they_o shall_v be_v my_o people_n chap._n 32._o 39_o i_o will_v give_v they_o one_o heart_n and_o one_o way_n that_o they_o may_v fear_v i_o for_o ever_o for_o the_o good_a of_o they_o and_o their_o child_n after_o they_o ezek._n 36._o 26._o a_o new_a heart_n also_o will_v i_o give_v you_o and_o a_o new_a spirit_n will_v i_o put_v within_o you_o and_o i_o will_v take_v away_o the_o stony_a heart_n out_o of_o your_o flesh_n and_o i_o will_v give_v you_o a_o heart_n of_o flesh_n and_o i_o will_v put_v my_o spirit_n within_o you_o and_o cause_v you_o to_o walk_v in_o my_o statute_n and_o you_o shall_v keep_v my_o judgement_n and_o do_v they_o act._n 16._o 14._o god_n open_v the_o heart_n of_o lydia_n that_o she_o attend_v to_o the_o thing_n speak_v of_o paul_n phil._n 1._o 29._o it_o be_v give_v to_o you_o in_o the_o behalf_n of_o christ_n not_o only_o to_o believe_v on_o he_o but_o also_o to_o suffer_v for_o his_o sake_n and_o chap._n 2._o 13._o for_o it_o be_v god_n which_o work_n the_o in_o you_o both_o to_o will_v and_o to_o do_v of_o his_o own_o good_a pleasure_n as_o also_o ephs._n 1._o 19_o that_o you_o may_v know_v what_o be_v the_o exceed_a greatness_n of_o his_o power_n to_o we_o ward_v who_o believe_v according_a to_o the_o work_n of_o his_o mighty_a power_n which_o he_o wrought_v in_o christ_n when_o he_o raise_v he_o from_o the_o dead_a and_o 2_o thess._n 1._o 11._o we_o pray_v always_o for_o you_o that_o our_o god_n will_v fulfil_v all_o the_o good_a pleasure_n of_o his_o goodness_n &_o the_o work_n of_o faith_n with_o power_n so_o also_o in_o 2_o cor._n 5._o 17._o if_o any_o man_n be_v in_o christ_n he_o be_v a_o new_a creature_n for_o ephes._n 2._o 4_o 5._o god_n who_o be_v rich_a in_o mercy_n for_o his_o great_a love_n wherewith_o he_o love_v we_o even_o when_o we_o be_v dead_a in_o sin_n have_v quicken_v we_o together_o with_o christ_n cause_v we_o chap_n 4._o 24._o to_o put_v on_o that_o new_a man_n which_o after_o god_n be_v create_v in_o righteousness_n and_o true_a holiness_n with_o the_o like_a assertion_n john_n 3._o 3_o james_n 1._o 18._o 1_o pet._n 1._o 23._o john_n 5._o 21._o 2_o cor._n 3._o 5._o &c_n &c_n what_o may_v be_v think_v of_o these_o and_o the_o like_a expression_n 28._o §._o 28._o do_v they_o hold_v out_o any_o real_a effectual_a internal_a work_n of_o the_o spirit_n and_o grace_n of_o god_n distinct_a from_o moral_a persuasion_n or_o do_v they_o not_o if_o they_o do_v how_o come_v any_o thing_n so_o wrought_v in_o we_o &_o by_o we_o to_o be_v moral_o good_a if_o they_o do_v not_o we_o may_v bid_v farewell_n unto_o all_o renew_n regenerate_a assist_v effectual_a grace_n of_o god_n that_o god_n then_o by_o his_o spirit_n and_o grace_n can_v enable_v we_o to_o act_v moral_o and_o according_a to_o a_o rule_n be_v not_o yet_o prove_v what_o follow_v say_v he_o so_o far_o as_o exhortatious_a be_v mean_n to_o produce_v these_o act_n 29._o §._o 29._o they_o must_v be_v moral_a for_o moral_a cause_n be_v not_o capable_a of_o produce_v natural_a or_o physical_a effect_n but_o if_o mr_n goodwin_n think_v that_o in_o this_o controversy_n physical_a and_o necessary_a as_o apply_v to_o effect_n be_v 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d he_o be_v heavenly_a wide_a physical_a denote_v only_o their_o be_v necessary_a a_o manner_n of_o be_v as_o to_o some_o of_o they_o which_o have_v physical_o a_o be_v the_o term_n natural_a be_v ambiguous_a and_o sometime_o use_v in_o the_o one_o sense_n sometime_o in_o the_o other_o sometime_o it_o denote_v that_o which_o be_v only_o sometime_o that_o which_o be_v in_o such_o a_o kind_n by_o a_o physical_a effect_n we_o understand_v a_o effect_n with_o respect_n to_o it_o be_v real_a existency_n as_o by_o a_o moral_a effect_n a_o effect_n in_o respect_n of_o its_o regularity_n and_o now_o why_o may_v not_o a_o moral_a cause_n have_v a_o influence_n in_o its_o own_o kind_n to_o the_o production_n of_o a_o physical_a effect_n i_o mean_v a_o influence_n suit_v to_o its_o own_o nature_n and_o manner_n of_o operation_n by_o the_o way_n of_o motive_n and_o persuasion_n what_o will_v you_o think_v of_o he_o that_o shall_v persuade_v you_o to_o lift_v your_o hand_n above_o your_o head_n to_o try_v how_o high_a you_o can_v reach_v or_o whether_o your_o arm_n be_v not_o out_o of_o joint_n second_o 30._o §._o 30._o it_o have_v be_v sufficient_o show_v before_o that_o with_o these_o exhortation_n which_o work_v as_o appoint_v mean_n moral_o god_n exert_v a_o effectual_a power_n for_o the_o real_a production_n of_o that_o wherento_n the_o exhortation_n tend_v deal_v thus_o with_o our_o whole_a soul_n suitable_o to_o the_o nature_n of_o all_o their_o faculty_n as_o every_o one_o of_o they_o be_v fit_v and_o suit_v to_o be_v wrought_v upon_o for_o the_o accomplishment_n of_o the_o end_n he_o aim_v at_o and_o in_o the_o manner_n that_o he_o intend_v brief_o to_o every_o act_n of_o the_o will_n as_o a_o act_n in_o genere_fw-la entis_fw-la there_o be_v require_v a_o real_o operative_a and_o physical_a concurence_n of_o the_o providentiall_a power_n of_o god_n in_o its_o own_o order_n as_o the_o first_o cause_n to_o every_o act_n as_o good_a or_o gracious_a the_o operative_a concurrence_n and_o influence_n of_o the_o spirit_n of_o grace_n which_o yet_o hinder_v not_o but_o that_o by_o exhortation_n man_n may_v be_v provoke_v and_o stir_v up_o to_o the_o performance_n of_o act_n as_o such_o and_o to_o the_o performance_n of_o they_o as_o good_a and_o gracious_a this_o be_v not_o the_o direct_a controversy_n in_o hand_n 31._o §._o 31._o i_o do_v but_o touch_v upon_o it_o concern_v that_o which_o follow_v i_o shall_v perhaps_o say_v we_o have_v find_v anguem_fw-la in_o herba_fw-la but_o be_v so_o toothless_a and_o stingless_a as_o it_o be_v to_o any_o that_o in_o the_o least_o attend_v to_o it_o it_o may_v be_v only_o term_v the_o pad_n in_o the_o straw_n physical_a and_o moral_a be_v take_v to_o be_v term_n it_o seem_v equipollent_a to_o necessary_a and_o not-necessary_a which_o be_v such_o a_o wrest_n of_o the_o term_n themselves_o and_o their_o know_a use_n as_o man_n shall_v not_o likely_o meet_v withal_o hence_o be_v it_o that_o act_v physical_a and_o necessary_a be_v the_o same_o every_o act_n of_o the_o most_o free_a agent_n under_o heaven_n yea_o in_o heaven_n or_o earth_n be_v in_o its_o own_o nature_n and_o be_v physical_a act_n also_o be_v moral_a i._n e._n good_a or_o evil_n consequent_o in_o order_n of_o nature_n to_o their_o existence_n of_o which_o necessary_a or_o not-necessary_a be_v the_o adjunct_n manner_n in_o reference_n to_o the_o rule_n or_o law_n whereunto_o their_o conformity_n be_v require_v how_o moral_a and_o not-necessary_a come_v to_o be_v term_n of_o the_o same_o import_n mr_n goodwin_n will_v declare_v perhaps_o hereafter_o when_o he_o shall_v have_v leisure_n to_o teach_v as_o much_o new_a philosophy_n as_o he_o have_v already_o do_v divinity_n in_o the_o mean_a time_n we_o deny_v that_o any_o influence_n from_o god_n on_o the_o will_n of_o man_n do_v make_v any_o act_n of_o they_o necessary_a as_o to_o the_o manner_n of_o its_o production_n and_o so_o this_o first_o argument_n for_o the_o inconsistency_n of_o the_o use_n of_o exhortation_n with_o the_o real_a efficiency_n of_o the_o grace_n and_o spirit_n of_o god_n be_v conclude_v that_o which_o follow_v in_o this_o section_n to_o the_o end_n 32._o §._o 32._o be_v a_o pretend_a answer_n to_o a_o objection_n of_o our_o author_n own_o frame_n be_v only_o introduce_v to_o give_v far_a advantage_n to_o
express_v himself_o against_o any_o real_a efficiency_n of_o the_o spirit_n or_o grace_n of_o god_n in_o the_o heart_n or_o on_o the_o will_n of_o man_n not_o to_o insist_v upon_o his_o darken_v the_o discourse_n in_o hand_n from_o his_o miserable_a confound_v of_o those_o term_n physical_a and_o moral_a former_o discover_v i_o shall_v as_o near_o as_o i_o can_v close_o with_o his_o aim_n in_o it_o for_o the_o more_o clear_a consideration_n thereof_o first_o he_o tell_v we_o that_o the_o operation_n of_o god_n on_o the_o will_n of_o man_n be_v in_o respect_n of_o its_o proceed_n from_o he_o physical_a but_o in_o respect_n of_o its_o nature_n and_o substance_n it_o be_v proper_o moral_a but_o first_o 33._o §_o 33._o if_o a_o man_n shall_v ask_v mr_n goodwin_n what_o he_o intend_v by_o this_o operation_n of_o god_n on_o the_o will_n of_o man_n to_o the_o end_n intend_v i_o fear_v he_o will_v be_v very_o hard_o put_v to_o it_o to_o instance_n in_o any_o particular_a it_o be_v sufficient_o evident_a he_o acknowledge_v none_o in_o this_o kind_n but_o what_o consist_v in_o the_o exhortation_n of_o the_o word_n second_o have_v tell_v we_o before_o that_o physical_a be_v as_o much_o as_o necessary_a and_o moral_a as_o not-necessary_a how_o come_v it_o about_o that_o the_o same_o operation_n of_o god_n the_o same_o act_n of_o his_o power_n be_v become_v in_o several_a regard_n physical_a and_o moral_a that_o be_v necessary_a and_o not-necessary_a be_v mr_n goodwin_n reconcile_v to_o the_o assertion_n that_o the_o same_o thing_n may_v be_v say_v to_o be_v necessary_a and_o not-necessary_a in_o sundry_a respect_n three_o how_o come_v the_o same_o act_n or_o operation_n in_o respect_n of_o its_o manner_n of_o proceed_v from_o its_o agent_n to_o be_v physical_a and_o in_o respect_n of_o its_o substance_n to_o be_v moral_a or_o be_v any_o act_n moral_a in_o respect_n of_o its_o substance_n or_o be_v its_o morality_n a_o adjunct_n of_o it_o in_o respect_n of_o the_o regard_n it_o have_v to_o some_o rule_n &_o far_a end_n it_o be_v a_o easy_a thing_n for_o any_o to_o heap_v up_o such_o crude_a assertion_n &_o in_o the_o mean_a time_n not_o to_o know_v what_o they_o say_v nor_o whereof_o they_o do_v affirm_v but_o the_o reason_n why_o the_o act_n of_o god_n intimate_v be_v moral_a be_v because_o they_o persuade_v the_o will_n only_o or_o work_v persuade_o not_o ravish_o or_o necessitate_o that_o be_v in_o plain_a term_n there_o be_v no_o operation_n of_o the_o grace_n or_o spirit_n of_o god_n in_o the_o work_n of_o any_o good_a in_o the_o heart_n or_o will_n of_o man_n but_o only_o what_o consist_v in_o persuasion_n of_o they_o thereunto_o for_o any_o real_a efficiency_n as_o to_o the_o communication_n of_o strength_n inworking_a in_o we_o to_o will_v and_o to_o do_v it_o be_v whole_o exclude_v god_n only_o persuade_v man_n have_v the_o power_n in_o themselves_o and_o of_o themselves_o they_o do_v it_o let_v the_o scripture_n say_v what_o it_o will_v to_o the_o contrary_a for_o those_o term_n of_o ravish_o or_o necessitate_o which_o be_v oppose_v to_o this_o moral_a persuasion_n whereunto_o the_o operation_n of_o god_n for_o the_o production_n of_o any_o good_a in_o we_o be_v tie_v up_o and_o confine_v we_o have_v be_v now_o so_o enure_v to_o they_o that_o they_o do_v not_o at_o all_o startle_v we_o when_o m._n goodwin_n shall_v manifest_v that_o god_n can_v by_o the_o greatness_n of_o his_o power_n work_v in_o we_o to_o will_v without_o ravish_v our_o will_n if_o we_o guess_v aright_o at_o the_o intendment_n of_o that_o expression_n he_o will_v advance_v to_o a_o considerable_a success_n in_o this_o contest_v not_o only_o against_o we_o but_o god_n himself_o but_o a_o objection_n present_v its_o self_n to_o our_o author_n 34._o §._o 34._o which_o he_o see_v a_o necessity_n to_o attempt_v the_o removal_n of_o lest_o a_o apprehension_n of_o its_o truth_n shall_v prove_v prejudicial_a to_o the_o receive_n of_o his_o dictate_v and_o this_o it_o be_v that_o if_o it_o be_v so_o that_o god_n work_v on_o the_o will_n of_o man_n by_o the_o way_n of_o persuasion_n only_o he_o do_v no_o more_o than_o the_o minister_n of_o the_o gospel_n do_v who_o persuade_v man_n by_o the_o word_n to_o that_o which_o be_v good_a to_o this_o he_o tell_v you_o that_o it_o indeed_o follow_v that_o god_n &_o minister_n work_v on_o the_o will_n of_o man_n in_o the_o same_o way_n with_o the_o same_o kind_n of_o efficiency_n but_o yet_o in_o respect_n of_o degree_n god_n may_v persuade_v more_o effectual_o than_o a_o minister_n that_o all_o real_o efficient_a 35._o §._o 35._o internal_a work_a grace_n of_o god_n be_v deny_v by_o m._n goodwin_n be_v before_o discover_v there_o only_o it_o be_v more_o plain_o assert_v all_o the_o working_n of_o god_n on_o the_o will_n of_o man_n unto_o good_a be_v mere_o by_o persuasion_n persuasion_n we_o know_v give_v no_o strength_n add_v no_o power_n to_o he_o that_o be_v persuade_v to_o any_o thing_n it_o only_o 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