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A57966 The covenant of life opened, or, A treatise of the covenant of grace containing something of the nature of the covenant of works, the soveraignty of God, the extent of the death of Christ ... the covenant of grace ... of surety or redemption between the by Samuel Rutherford ... Rutherford, Samuel, 1600?-1661. 1655 (1655) Wing R2374; ESTC R20879 369,430 394

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34.15_o 16._o 1_o king_n 11.2_o ezra_n 9.2_o 12._o nehem._n 13.23_o judg._n 3.6_o 7._o judg._n 4.2_o 3._o except_o there_o be_v some_o middle_n between_o a_o curse_a and_o a_o bless_a seed_n a_o seed_n in_o the_o church_n and_o in_o covenant_n and_o the_o seed_n of_o the_o serpent_n of_o heathen_a without_o the_o covenant_n 2._o a_o middle_n between_o the_o kingdom_n of_o darkness_n of_o satan_n and_o the_o kingdom_n of_o god_n of_o his_o dear_a son_n contrair_a to_o eph._n 2.2_o 3_o 4._o act_n 26.18_o col._n 1.13_o 14._o 1_o pet._n 2.9_o 10._o eph._n 5.8_o which_o be_v unknown_a to_o scripture_n yea_o the_o covenant_n be_v make_v to_o christ_n and_o his_o seed_n gal._n 3.16_o and_o the_o same_o blessing_n of_o abraham_n come_v on_o we_o gentile_n gal._n 3.13_o 14._o but_o he_o and_o all_o his_o seed_n be_v bless_v and_o in_o grace_n by_o the_o external_a call_n of_o the_o covenant_n ezek._n 16.1_o 2_o 3_o 4_o 5_o 6_o 7_o 8._o deut._n 7_o 7_o 8._o rom._n 10.25_o church_n i_o will_v 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by_o accident_n in_o regard_n of_o the_o right_n to_o life_n and_o because_o god_n have_v command_v persevere_v in_o faith_n life_n be_v give_v only_o in_o possession_n to_o such_o a_o faith_n as_o endure_v but_o we_o can_v say_v that_o the_o accidental_a endurance_n and_o existence_n of_o faith_n for_o so_o many_o year_n do_v save_v and_o justify_v as_o the_o live_n so_o many_o year_n make_v a_o child_n a_o heir_n to_o a_o great_a estate_n for_o his_o be_v bear_v the_o elder_a son_n make_v he_o his_o father_n heir_n chap._n xxiv_o what_o faith_n be_v require_v in_o the_o gospel_n there_o be_v a_o legal_a faith_n a_o duty_n command_v the_o object_n of_o which_o be_v twofold_a 1._o truth_n relate_v to_o the_o mind_n reveal_v and_o to_o be_v reveal_v so_o adam_n have_v a_o habit_n or_o habitual_a power_n to_o believe_v the_o law_n and_o the_o gospel_n upon_o supposition_n it_o shall_v be_v reveal_v as_o a_o whole_a man_n believe_v skill_n in_o his_o physician_n to_o prevent_v disease_n ere_o they_o come_v and_o to_o remove_v they_o when_o come_v it_o be_v folly_n to_o say_v adam_n stand_v in_o need_n before_o he_o fall_v of_o a_o supernatural_a power_n to_o believe_v evangelic_n truth_n if_o he_o believe_v god_n to_o be_v true_a he_o have_v such_o a_o power_n as_o to_o believe_v all_o be_v true_a that_o god_n shall_v reveal_v 2._o adam_n have_v a_o faith_n of_o dependencie_n to_o rely_v upon_o god_n in_o all_o possible_a evil_n fear_v 2._o the_o promise_n of_o life_n be_v not_o make_v to_o law-faith_n more_o than_o to_o law-love_n or_o law-fear_a or_o law-desire_n more_o than_o to_o any_o other_o act_n but_o the_o promise_n be_v make_v to_o evangelick-faith_n that_o lay_v hold_v on_o christ_n as_o our_o righteousness_n but_o for_o obey_v the_o command_v adam_n be_v to_o live_v gal._n 3.13_o 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d in_o they_o by_o do_v they_o ezek._n 20.11_o as_o lavater_n gratia_fw-la there_o be_v no_o absurdity_n if_o it_o be_v say_v man_n shall_v live_v that_o be_v merit_n by_o free_a paction_n life_n eternal_a but_o then_o say_v calvine_n if_o a_o man_n keep_v the_o law_n he_o need_v not_o the_o grace_n of_o christ._n obj._n if_o faith_n be_v impute_v as_o it_o lay_v hold_v on_o christ_n righteousness_n it_o must_v be_v the_o meritorious_a cause_n of_o justification_n and_o by_o its_o inherent_a dignity_n for_o there_o be_v nothing_o more_o essential_a to_o faith_n then_o to_o lay_v hold_n on_o christ_n righteousness_n ans._n if_o faith_n be_v impute_v as_o righteousness_n according_a to_o the_o act_n of_o lay_v hold_n on_o christ_n it_o be_v true_a but_o the_o act_n of_o faith_n be_v not_o impute_v but_o that_o which_o faith_n lay_v hold_v on_o it_o be_v a_o instrument_n to_o wit_n the_o righteousness_n of_o christ_n it_o be_v not_o a_o act_n of_o believe_v say_v a_o jesuit_n and_o though_o they_o say_v the_o work_v evangelick_n be_v from_o the_o habit_n of_o grace_n so_o be_v adam_n a_o patient_a when_o god_n concreated_a his_o image_n and_o habitual_a righteousness_n in_o he_o but_o arminian_n and_o jesuit_n do_v not_o say_v nor_o dare_v not_o that_o predeterminate_a grace_n be_v from_o christ_n merit_n law-boasting_a therefore_o yet_o the_o sinner_n may_v more_o boast_v then_o adam_n and_o say_v i_o have_v justify_v myself_o by_o the_o act_n of_o freewill_n which_o be_v indifferent_a and_o from_o under_o all_o the_o bow_n and_o determine_v or_o sway_v of_o the_o grace_n of_o christ_n for_o the_o freewill_n shall_v have_v so_o whether_o christ_n have_v die_v or_o not_o die_v chap._n xxv_o q._n whither_o be_v christ_n righteousness_n impute_v and_o make_v we_o because_o we_o believe_v and_o apprehend_v it_o we_o or_o do_v we_o believe_v because_o it_o be_v we_o first_o before_o we_o believe_v evangelic_n ans._n there_o be_v a_o twofold_a imputation_n one_o legal_a another_o which_o for_o doctrine_n cause_v we_o call_v application_n or_o real_a though_o the_o legal_a imputation_n be_v also_o real_a but_o not_o to_o we_o as_o the_o former_a the_o lord_n act_n of_o lay_v the_o iniquity_n of_o we_o all_o upon_o christ_n isa._n 53.6_o and_o the_o lord_n make_v he_o sin_n for_o we_o that_o be_v a_o sacrifice_n for_o sin_n 2_o cor._n 5.21_o evince_n necessary_o the_o truth_n of_o this_o the_o former_a imputation_n for_o 2_o cor._n 5.21_o god_n be_v in_o christ_n reconcile_n the_o world_n to_o himself_o not_o impute_v their_o trespass_n unto_o they_o if_o it_o be_v expound_v of_o actual_a reconciliation_n of_o person_n it_o may_v say_v something_o for_o the_o other_o imputation_n but_o the_o other_o imputation_n be_v clear_a rom._n 4.3_o abraham_n believe_v god_n and_o it_o be_v count_v to_o he_o for_o righteousness_n v_o 7._o bless_a be_v the_o man_n who_o iniquity_n be_v forgive_v and_o who_o sin_n be_v cover_v v_o 8._o bless_a be_v the_o man_n to_o who_o the_o lord_n impute_v not_o sin_n v_o 9_o faith_n that_o be_v that_o which_o faith_n believe_v as_o hope_n be_v put_v for_o the_o thing_n hope_v for_o col._n 1.5_o rom._n 8.24_o be_v impute_v to_o abraham_n for_o righteousness_n though_o gomarus_n give_v another_o exposition_n to_o wit_n that_o by_o faith_n or_o the_o act_n of_o believe_v we_o obtain_v this_o to_o be_v repute_v righteous_a and_o it_o suit_v better_a with_o the_o text._n and_o as_o to_o the_o former_a imputation_n god_n can_v not_o in_o justice_n wound_n christ_n for_o our_o transgression_n nor_o bruise_v he_o for_o our_o iniquity_n nor_o can_v the_o lord_n break_v he_o nor_o deliver_v he_o to_o the_o death_n for_o we_o all_o except_o god_n have_v both_o make_v he_o the_o sinner_n that_o be_v impute_v and_o reckon_v he_o the_o sinner_n in_o law_n for_o intrinsical_o and_o inherent_o he_o be_v not_o the_o sinner_n but_o holy_a harmless_a etc._n etc._n and_o lay_v our_o debt_n upon_o he_o isa._n 53.6_o and_o except_o he_o have_v be_v willing_a to_o have_v be_v count_v the_o sinner_n and_o have_v say_v thou_o have_v give_v i_o a_o body_n here_o be_o i_o to_o do_v thy_o will_n psal._n 40.7_o heb._n 10.6_o 7._o this_o reckon_n of_o christ_n to_o be_v the_o sinner_n be_v not_o only_o in_o the_o eternal_a decree_n but_o also_o a_o lay_n of_o our_o iniquity_n upon_o he_o in_o time_n isa._n 53.6_o or_o a_o deal_n with_o he_o in_o law_n in_o punish_v he_o as_o the_o sinner_n and_o 2._o by_o use_v the_o humane_a nature_n as_o a_o instrument_n of_o our_o redemption_n on_o the_o crosse._n antinomian_o take_v this_o impute_v of_o our_o sin_n to_o christ_n antinomian_o and_o reckon_v christ_n to_o be_v the_o sinner_n to_o be_v the_o justify_n of_o the_o sinner_n which_o be_v a_o gross_a mistake_n for_o so_o without_o believe_v all_o that_o christ_n die_v for_o shall_v be_v justify_v upon_o the_o crosse._n but_o the_o scripture_n be_v so_o far_o from_o ascribe_v justification_n to_o any_o but_o to_o a_o believer_n that_o it_o say_v abraham_n faith_n be_v impute_v to_o he_o for_o righteousness_n now_o the_o faith_n of_o multitude_n for_o who_o christ_n die_v when_o he_o suffer_v on_o the_o cross_n be_v a_o very_a nothing_o many_o be_v not_o bear_v and_o a_o nothing_o or_o a_o non_fw-la ens_fw-la can_v be_v count_v for_o righteousness_n it_o be_v to_o be_v observe_v that_o payment_n make_v by_o the_o surety_n absolve_v the_o debtor_n so_o as_o the_o law_n except_o it_o be_v the_o general_a law_n of_o gratitude_n require_v no_o act_n of_o love_n of_o faith_n of_o service_n from_o the_o debtor_n nor_o do_v the_o law_n of_o suretyship_n in_o its_o essence_n and_o nature_n require_v that_o the_o creditor_n &_o sub_fw-la eo_fw-la titulo_fw-la shall_v pay_v the_o homage_n of_o faith_n law_n indeed_o when_o the_o creditor_n be_v both_o the_o creditor_n and_o the_o offend_a party_n and_o also_o the_o supreme_a lawgiver_n god_n he_o may_v require_v of_o the_o captive_n the_o obedience_n of_o faith_n so_o will_v justice_n which_o say_v we_o shall_v hurt_v none_o give_v to_o every_o man_n his_o own_o press_v that_o the_o debtor_n repay_v to_o the_o surety_n so_o far_o as_o he_o be_v able_a to_o make_v up_o his_o loss_n but_o to_o pay_v the_o obedience_n of_o faith_n as_o a_o part_n of_o the_o ransom_n due_a to_o offend_v justice_n be_v no_o gospel-law_n nor_o any_o part_n thereof_o nor_o can_v it_o bea●_n truth_n except_o we_o deny_v the_o real_a satisfaction_n make_v by_o christ_n which_o both_o papist_n do_v weaken_v when_o they_o mix_v the_o merit_n of_o faith_n therewith_o and_o socinian_o deny_v 4._o the_o satisfaction_n perform_v upon_o the_o cross_n for_o sinner_n though_o it_o be_v for_o a_o certain_a particular_a number_n determine_v of_o god_n &_o quoad_fw-la numerum_fw-la numerantem_fw-la &_o quoad_fw-la numerum_fw-la numeratum_fw-la both_o as_o touch_v the_o number_n so_o many_o not_o all_o
than_o the_o second_o adam_n no_o more_o of_o this_o here_o it_o be_v a_o question_n the_o threaten_v stand_v gen._n 2.17_o how_o the_o active_a righteousness_n of_o christ_n can_v be_v a_o cause_n merit_v to_o we_o life_n and_o satisfy_v the_o law_n when_o there_o be_v no_o suffering_n for_o the_o breach_n of_o the_o law_n which_o express_o require_v death_n in_o the_o sinner_n not_o to_o say_v that_o it_o seem_v too_o near_o to_o make_v christ_n die_a needless_a if_o his_o active_a holiness_n do_v the_o business_n nay_o we_o can_v so_o teach_v chap._n ii_o wherein_o stand_v our_o right_n to_o christ_n and_o the_o satisfaction_n make_v for_o we_o by_o christ_n 2._o faith_n be_v not_o the_o cause_n of_o our_o right_n 3._o christ_n incarnation_n and_o die_a be_v not_o favour_n merit_v by_o christ._n 4._o how_o adam_n sin_n and_o christ_n righteousness_n be_v we_o our_o right_n to_o christ_n must_v be_v consider_v more_o accurate_o then_o ordinary_o it_o be_v whether_o it_o flow_v from_o 1._o the_o merit_n of_o christ_n or_o 2._o from_o the_o grace_n of_o predestination_n or_o 3._o faith_n in_o christ._n 1._o conclusion_n grace_n be_v either_o objectiuè_n out_o of_o we_o as_o the_o free_a love_n of_o god_n have_v mercy_n on_o who_o he_o will_v or_o subjectiuè_v merit_v by_o christ_n to_o we_o and_o bestow_v upon_o we_o as_o touch_v our_o right_n to_o god_n as_o incarnate_a 2._o as_o die_v for_o we_o death_n 3._o as_o his_o satisfaction_n be_v make_v we_o be_v of_o diverse_a consideration_n for_o if_o god_n out_o of_o free_a love_n send_v his_o son_n in_o the_o world_n joh._n 3.16_o and_o if_o he_o out_o of_o freegrace_n that_o separate_v the_o race_n of_o man_n from_o angel_n take_v upon_o he_o the_o nature_n of_o man_n to_o wit_n of_o abraham_n and_o not_o the_o nature_n of_o angel_n heb._n 2.16_o then_o sure_a by_o the_o merit_n of_o christ_n death_n it_o can_v come_v that_o god_n come_v in_o the_o flesh_n to_o save_v sinner_n for_o the_o effect_n can_v but_o come_v 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that_o christ_n by_o his_o blood_n shed_v his_o blood_n for_o we_o where_o as_o because_o he_o love_v his_o church_n free_o he_o give_v himself_o for_o she_o eph._n 5.15_o who_o love_v i_o and_o give_v himself_o for_o i_o gal._n 2.20_o hence_o 1._o though_o grace_v be_v the_o cause_n of_o grace_n as_o because_o he_o of_o grace_n ordain_v we_o to_o glory_n therefore_o of_o grace_n he_o call_v and_o because_o of_o freegrace_n he_o call_v of_o freegrace_n he_o carry_v on_o his_o work_n and_o give_v of_o grace_n perseverance_n and_o glory_n yet_o there_o be_v a_o fountain-grace_n of_o election_n to_o glory_n which_o have_v no_o cause_n nor_o merit_n not_o the_o merit_n of_o christ_n for_o its_o cause_n but_o be_v the_o cause_n of_o cause_n and_o of_o christ_n merit_n as_o one_o fire_n may_v produce_v another_o but_o the_o element_n of_o fire_n be_v not_o produce_v by_o another_o element_n of_o fire_n but_o by_o god_n in_o creation_n and_o one_o vine_n tree_n bring_v forth_o another_o but_o 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jus_o a_o title_n to_o life_n eternal_a and_o remission_n which_o all_o the_o reprobate_n may_v challenge_v even_o a_o right_n to_o remission_n and_o life_n eternal_a so_o they_o believe_v well_o then_o it_o be_v the_o same_o right_n conditional_a to_o life_n and_o pardon_n which_o be_v purchase_v to_o the_o elect_a yea_o this_o must_v be_v purchase_v whether_o they_o believe_v or_o not_o then_o there_o be_v no_o more_o in_o the_o kind_n of_o the_o law-right_a to_o redemption_n and_o life_n eternal_a and_o remission_n of_o sin_n purchase_v to_o peter_n then_o to_o judas_n or_o cain_n and_o therefore_o have_v christ_n bestow_v as_o much_o tender_a love_n in_o die_v for_o the_o reprobate_n as_o in_o die_v for_o his_o friend_n and_o christ_n say_v there_o be_v no_o great_a love_n than_o this_o joh._n 15.13_o as_o for_o the_o efficacious_a intention_n of_o apply_v of_o christ_n death_n to_o peter_n when_o as_o god_n have_v no_o such_o intention_n of_o apply_v it_o to_o judas_n that_o be_v a_o act_n of_o eternal_a predestination_n not_o a_o fruit_n of_o christ_n death_n and_o as_o for_o the_o grace_n of_o believe_a it_o be_v purchase_v to_o all_o reprobate_a and_o elect_a only_o the_o lord_n apply_v not_o his_o death_n and_o bestow_v not_o the_o grace_n of_o believe_v upon_o the_o reprobate_n but_o for_o right_a to_o faith_n to_o remission_n to_o perseverance_n to_o life_n eternal_a this_o right_n must_v be_v purchase_v but_o faith_n itself_o be_v never_o bestow_v upon_o they_o but_o there_o be_v a_o ransom_n of_o blood_n give_v for_o faith_n and_o purchase_v by_o christ_n merit_n but_o christ_n be_v never_o call_v the_o head_n of_o all_o man_n elect_a and_o reprobate_n but_o the_o head_n of_o the_o body_n
the_o covenant_n of_o life_n open_v or_o a_o treatise_n of_o the_o covenant_n of_o grace._n contain_v something_o of_o and_o especial_o of_o the_o nature_n of_o the_o covenant_n of_o work_n the_o sovereignty_n of_o god_n the_o extent_n of_o the_o death_n of_o christ_n the_o nature_n &_o property_n of_o the_o covenant_n of_o grace_n the_o covenant_n of_o suretyship_n or_o redemption_n between_o the_o lord_n and_o the_o son_n jesus_n christ_n infant_n right_a to_o jesus_n christ_n and_o the_o seal_n of_o baptism_n with_o some_o practical_a question_n and_o observation_n by_o samuel_n rutherfurd_n professor_n of_o divinity_n in_o the_o university_n of_o s._n andrews_n zech._n 6.12_o and_o speak_v unto_o he_o say_v thus_o speak_v the_o lord_n of_o host_n say_v behold_v the_o man_n who_o name_n be_v the_o branch_n and_o he_o shall_v grow_v out_o of_o his_o place_n and_o he_o shall_v build_v the_o temple_n of_o the_o lord_n 13._o even_o he_o shall_v build_v the_o temple_n of_o the_o lord_n and_o he_o shall_v bear_v the_o glory_n and_o shall_v sit_v and_o rule_v upon_o his_o throne_n etc._n etc._n edinburgh_n print_v by_o andro_n anderson_n for_o robert_n broun_n and_o be_v to_o be_v sell_v at_o his_o shop_n at_o the_o sign_n of_o the_o sun_n anno_fw-la 1655._o christian_n reader_n many_o have_v write_v to_o the_o edify_n of_o the_o godly_a of_o this_o excellent_a subject_n it_o be_v not_o much_o i_o can_v do_v in_o this_o but_o have_v add_v some_o thought_n to_o what_o be_v say_v intend_v a_o more_o practical_a way_n of_o the_o last_o point_n in_o another_o treatise_n to_o wit_n of_o the_o application_n of_o covenant-promises_a and_o of_o the_o influence_n of_o the_o spirit_n under_o the_o covenant_n of_o grace_n of_o which_o especial_o of_o the_o latter_a of_o these_o two_o few_o have_v practical_o write_v and_o it_o be_v of_o much_o concernment_n to_o make_v ou●_n the_o union_n of_o our_o duty_n and_o the_o breathe_n of_o the_o lord_n and_o what_o can_v be_v do_v under_o deadness_n to_o either_o fetch_v the_o wind_n or_o to_o be_v put_v in_o a_o spiritual_a condition_n that_o the_o soul_n ●ay_v lie_v fair_a for_o the_o receive_n of_o the_o influence_n of_o god._n i_o desire_v in_o this_o to_o speak_v for_o truth_n not_o either_o for_o or_o against_o person_n of_o who_o i_o be_o silent_a conceal_v the_o name_n of_o any_o contradicent_fw-la judge_v truth_n so_o much_o the_o more_o desirable_a when_o it_o may_v possible_o be_v have_v with_o peace_n and_o as_o little_o blow_v or_o stir_v of_o the_o fire_n of_o contradiction_n as_o can_v be_v what_o be_v here_o say_v in_o a_o way_n of_o dispute_v the_o moderate_a reader_n who_o be_v not_o take_v with_o that_o way_n may_v pass_v by_o and_o read_v what_o be_v practical_a the_o author_n have_v be_v lest_o truth_n shall_v suffer_v by_o he_o a_o little_a darken_a as_o report_n bear_v with_o the_o name_n i_o know_v not_o what_o of_o a_o protester_n as_o one_o who_o have_v desert_v the_o government_n and_o discipline_n of_o the_o church_n of_o god_n in_o scotland_n but_o my_o humble_a thought_n be_v the_o same_o they_o be_v before_o though_o i_o can_v add_v nothing_o to_o the_o truth_n i_o look_v on_o these_o man_n the_o world_n so_o name_v protester_n schismatic_n separatist_n as_o sinful_a man_n who_o stand_v in_o need_n of_o a_o saviour_n and_o as_o such_o as_o desire_v to_o fear_n god_n and_o love_v his_o name_n and_o will_v glad_o have_v our_o practice_n and_o walk_v come_v a_o little_a more_o near_o to_o the_o rule_n of_o the_o gospel_n and_o that_o our_o land_n may_v mourn_v for_o all_o the_o abomination_n commit_v therein_o which_o i_o desire_v to_o be_v speak_v without_o any_o reflection_n upon_o any_o of_o the_o godly_a in_o the_o land_n who_o in_o that_o point_n be_v of_o another_o judgement_n it_o be_v my_o desire_n to_o the_o lord_n that_o he_o will_v let_v we_o hear_v experience_v by_o the_o reality_n of_o that_o thus_o say_v the_o lord_n 65.8_o as_o the_o new_a wine_n be_v find_v in_o the_o cluster_n and_o one_o say_v destroy_v it_o not_o for_o a_o blessing_n be_v in_o it_o so_o will_v i_o do_v for_o my_o servant_n sake_n that_o i_o may_v not_o destroy_v they_o all_o the_o lord_n jesus_n be_v with_o your_o spirit_n you_o in_o the_o lord_n jesus_n s._n r._n content_n of_o the_o i._o part_n chap._n i._n and_o ii_o the_o four_o particular_n of_o the_o treatise_n pag._n 1._o proposition_n touch_v adam_n state_n p._n 1_o 2._o adam_z be_v predestinate_a to_o life_n eternal_a in_o christ_n and_o how_o pag._n 2._o chap._n iii_o what_o be_v the_o intent_n and_o sense_n of_o the_o threaten_a gen._n 2.17_o and_o gen._n 3.20_o dust_n thou_o be_v etc._n etc._n p._n 3_o 4_o 5._o threaten_n of_o the_o law_n reveal_v what_o the_o lawgiver_n may_v jure_v inflict_v by_o justice_n and_o law_n deserve_v not_o what_o shall_v come_v to_o pass_v p._n 4._o except_o it_o be_v both_o a_o threaten_n and_o a_o prophecy_n p._n 5._o what_o be_v carnal_a security_n ibid._n what_o adam_n be_v to_o believe_v in_o that_o threaten_n p._n 5_o 6._o how_o the_o promise_n and_o the_o threaten_n differ_v in_o this_o p._n 7._o how_o law_n threaten_n to_o the_o elect_n be_v evangelick_n p._n 8._o chap._n iu._n the_o elect_n before_o conversion_n bear_v no_o part_n of_o the_o law-curse_n nor_o be_v the_o law-curse_n divide_v between_o they_o and_o christ._n p._n 10.11_o faith_n be_v too_o near_o to_o be_v make_v a_o cause_n of_o satisfaction_n for_o sin_n by_o all_o who_o hold_v that_o christ_n give_v a_o satisfactory_a ransom_n for_o all_o and_o every_o one_o of_o mankind_n p._n 11._o accept_n or_o not_o accept_v satisfaction_n be_v before_o faith_n and_o so_o believe_v or_o not_o believe_v can_v be_v no_o ground_n of_o the_o sufficiency_n of_o the_o price_n pay_v for_o the_o reprobate_n or_o of_o the_o lay_n of_o the_o sin_n of_o all_o upon_o christ._n p._n 11_o 12_o 13_o god_n may_v accept_v the_o satisfaction_n of_o christ_n without_o any_o condition_n require_v on_o our_o part_n p._n 13._o chap._n v._n god_n intend_v a_o law-dispensation_n but_o for_o a_o time_n 2._o adam_z how_o he_o be_v ordain_v for_o a_o law_n life_n 3._o how_o predestinate_a to_o glory_n how_o not_o 4._o that_o the_o heathen_n have_v no_o more_o universal_a grace_n then_o devil_n 5._o no_o ground_n for_o such_o grace_n p._n 13_o 14_o 15._o chap._n vi_o it_o be_v condiscension_n in_o the_o lord_n to_o enter_v in_o covenant_n with_o man_n 2._o ●_z in_o fear_v we_o be_v not_o choose_v discover_v 3._o being_n and_o not-being_n be_v debtor_n to_o god_n 4._o self_n denial_n require_v in_o sinless_a nature_n as_o in_o sinful_a 5._o man_n consider_v three_o way_n how_o faith_n lay_v hold_v upon_o conditional_a promise_n and_o temptation_n of_o unbelief_n thereabouts_o p_o 16_o 17._o o●_n the_o covenant_n of_o nature_n p._n 18_o 19_o 20._o chap._n vii_o it_o be_v not_o write_v in_o the_o heart_n of_o man_n by_o nature_n that_o god_n shall_v promise_v life_n eternal_a to_o man_n upon_o condition_n of_o obedience_n 2._o the_o debt_n of_o justice_n can_v tie_v god_n 3._o god_n punish_v not_o sin_n by_o necessity_n of_o nature_n 4._o nor_o defend_v he_o his_o own_o declarative_a glory_n by_o necessity_n of_o nature_n 5._o nothing_o can_v be_v give_v to_o god_n all_o sufficient_a 6._o no_o merit_v of_o the_o creature_n 7._o we_o be_v to_o have_v humble_a thought_n of_o freegrace_n 8._o low_a thought_n of_o ourselves_o 9_o promise_n make_v no_o strict_a justice_n between_o the_o lord_n and_o we_o p._n 20_o 21._o god_n fall_v in_o no_o sort_n from_o his_o natural_a dominion_n though_o he_o impose_v not_o penal_a law_n upon_o the_o reasonable_a creature_n p._n 25_o 26._o god_n love_v his_o essential_a glory_n by_o necessity_n of_o nature_n but_o not_o his_o declarative_a glory_n by_o any_o such_o necessity_n p._n 28_o 29_o 30._o in_o every_o covenant_n there_o be_v some_o out_o go_n of_o grace_n p._n 35._o the_o passage_n 1_o chron._n 29.11_o 12._o clear_v and_o why_o none_o can_v give_v to_o god_n p._n 37_o 38._o our_o vain_a boast_n of_o self_n my_o and_o such_o proud_a pronoume_n p._n 39_o 40._o how_o excellent_a to_o obey_v p._n 45._o sanctify_a reason_n be_v not_o soft_a p._n 45_o 46._o how_o near_o be_v we_o to_o justification_n by_o work_n and_o to_o be_v sick_a of_o love_n for_o proud_a 1_n p._n 46_o 47._o chap._n viii_o what_o place_n death_n have_v in_o the_o covenant_n 2._o what_o reprobate_n and_o the_o damn_a be_v to_o do_v p._n 47_o 48._o what_o adam_n be_v to_o do_v in_o the_o interval_n between_o the_o fall_n and_o the_o publish_n of_o the_o gospel_n p._n 48._o how_o the_o lord_n be_v adam_n god_n p._n 49._o what_o life_n be_v
act_n of_o save_a faith_n p._n 16●_n 162_o james_n must_v speak_v of_o two_o sort_n of_o faith_n p._n 162_o 163_o the_o arminian_n argument_n to_o prove_v that_o james_n speak_v of_o declare_a justification_n answer_v p._n 165_o 166_o how_o faith_n 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d only_o justify_v p·_fw-la 170_o 171_o the_o socinian_n and_o arminian_n faith_n and_o papist_n form_v faith_n include_v new_a obedience_n and_o repentance_n p_o 172_o 173_o contrary_a to_o the_o scripture_n which_o difference_v between_o faith_n and_o new_a obedience_n p._n 174_o 175_o 176_o right_a to_o life_n eternal_a and_o possession_n of_o life_n eternal_a differ_v in_o their_o nature_n and_o cause_n p._n 176_o 177_o the_o necessity_n of_o work_n p._n 177_o 178_o possession_n of_o life_n and_o right_a to_o life_n differ_v p_o 178_o 179_o 180_o and_o contrare_fw-la objection_n remove_v ib._n chap._n xx._n whether_o or_o not_o suffer_v christ_n for_o any_o sin_n against_o the_o gospel_n only_o su●h_v as_o final_a unbeleef_n which_o be_v conceive_v to_o be_v the_o only_a sin_n against_o the_o gospel_n that_o christ_n die_v not_o for_o all_o without_o exception_n the_o unwarrantableness_n of_o that_o doctrine_n how_o the_o law_n command_v justify_v faith_n and_o repentance_n how_o not_o p._n 181_o 182_o etc._n etc._n sin_n against_o the_o gospel_n be_v also_o sin_n against_o the_o law_n p._n 188_o 189_o chap_n xxi_o whether_o the_o lord_n mediator_n as_o mediator_n command_v the_o same_o good_a work_n in_o the_o covenant_n of_o grace_n which_o be_v command_v in_o the_o covenant_n of_o work_n p._n 192_o 193_o christ_n lay_v one_o way_n evangelick_n command_v upon_o the_o elect_n and_o another_o way_n upon_o the_o reprobate_n p._n 198_o how_o the_o reprobate_n be_v still_o under_o the_o covenant_n of_o work_n how_o not_o p._n 192_o chap._n xxii_o no_o promise_n of_o perseverance_n to_o adam_n p._n 194.195_o nor_o any_o promise_n to_o he_o of_o influence_n of_o grace_n p._n 195_o 196_o 4._o class_n of_o obedience_n considerable_o compare_v among_o themselves_o p._n 196.197_o 198_o christ_n obedience_n most_o perfect_a most_o of_o his_o own_o p._n 196_o most_o undue_a or_o least_o of_o debt_n come_v from_o god_n man_n &_o so_o most_o meritorious_a p._n 197_o angel_n obedience_n 2._o of_o their_o own_o but_o not_o so_o as_o christ_n of_o his_o own_o and_o so_o less_o meritorious_a p._n 198_o 3._o the_o obedience_n of_o adam_n more_o of_o his_o own_o then_o that_o of_o angel_n yet_o less_o obedience_n ibid._n 4._o gospel-obedience_n have_v least_o of_o the_o nature_n of_o obedience_n p._n 198_o 199_o chap._n xxiii_o the_o law_n of_o work_n require_v not_o simple_o do_v but_o do_v to_o the_o end_n p._n 100l_n 208_o chap._n xxiv_o whether_o faith_n as_o true_a or_o faith_n as_o continue_v to_o the_o end_n be_v the_o condition_n of_o the_o covenant_n of_o grace_n p._n 201_o 202._o i'faith_o which_o endure_v to_o the_o end_n but_o not_o quatenus_fw-la as_o it_o endure_v to_o the_o end_n be_v the_o condition_n of_o the_o covenant_n of_o grace_n p._n 201_o 202_o faith_n in_o the_o first_o lively_a act_n save_v and_o justify_v p._n 202_o 203_o chap._n xxv_o whether_o be_v christ_n righteousness_n impute_v and_o make_v we_o because_o we_o believe_v and_o apprehend_v it_o we_o or_o do_v we_o believe_v because_o it_o be_v we_o because_o we_o believe_v p._n 206_o 207_o faith_n presuppose_v three_o union_n 1._o natural_a 2._o legal_a 3._o federal_n and_o make_v a_o four_o p._n 208_o 209_o there_o be_v four_o or_o five_o sundry_a adversary_n against_o who_o the_o holy_a ghost_n in_o scripture_n contend_v in_o the_o point_n of_o justification_n p._n 210_o 211_o the_o dominion_n of_o the_o law_n p._n 211.212_o what_o be_v mean_v by_o the_o oldness_n of_o the_o letter_n p._n 213_o how_o we_o be_v free_v therefrom_o ib._n a_o threefold_a bondage_n of_o the_o law_n ib._n of_o the_o dignity_n of_o the_o gospel_n above_o the_o la●_n p._n 213_o 214_o chap._n xxvi_o of_o the_o perpetuity_n of_o the_o covenant_n of_o grace_n and_o the_o considerable_a difference_n between_o it_o and_o the_o covenant_n of_o work_n p._n 214_o 215_o 216_o 217._o how_o it_o continue_v with_o these_o that_o be_v asleep_a in_o the_o lord_n mat._n 22._o exod._n 3.6_o p._n 216_o of_o the_o graciousnesse_n thereof_o p._n 216_o 217_o chap._n xxvii_o of_o law-fear_a and_o gospel-fear_a p._n 217_o 218._o of_o the_o law-fear_a of_o fall_v away_o and_o the_o gospel_n faith_n of_o persevere_v p._n 218_o 219_o why_o feeling_n of_o sin_n seldom_o want_v unbelief_n and_o shall_v have_v the_o faith_n of_o a_o pay_v ransom_n p._n 221_o 222_o chap._n xxviii_o christ_n die_v not_o to_o blot_v out_o all_o sense_n of_o sin_n but_o rather_o to_o quicken_v a_o godly_a sense_n thereof_o p._n 221_o 222_o 223_o content_n of_o the_o ii_o part._n chap._n i._n christ_n room_n in_o both_o covenant_n p._n 225_o of_o christ_n active_a and_o passive_a obedience_n how_o they_o concur_v as_o one_o satisfaction_n p._n 229_o 230_o chap._n ii_o wherein_o stand_v our_o right_n to_o christ_n and_o the_o satisfaction_n make_v for_o we_o by_o christ_n 2._o faith_n be_v not_o the_o cause_n of_o our_o right_n 3._o christ_n incarnation_n and_o die_a be_v not_o favour_n merit_v by_o christ._n 4._o how_o adam_n sin_n and_o christ_n righteousness_n be_v we_o p._n 230_o 238._o chap._n iii_o how_o christ_n suffer_v for_o we_o in_o our_o room_n and_o place_n 2._o he_o die_v not_o for_o all_o and_o every_o one_o 4._o how_o many_o way_n christ_n may_v be_v say_v to_o die_v in_o our_o stead_n 4._o the_o lord_n so_o die_v for_o all_o make_v not_o all_o saveable_a in_o christ_n nor_o the_o gospel_n preachable_a to_o all_o nation_n 5._o christ_n die_v in_o the_o stead_n of_o the_o elect_a p._n 236_o 237_o 238_o 239._o though_o we_o do_v not_o substitute_v he_o in_o our_o place_n p._n 249_o 250_o the_o difference_n between_o chr●sts_n die_v and_o the_o punishment_n due_a to_o the_o elect_n p._n 250_o 251_o 252_o the_o legal_a oneness_n between_o christ_n and_o we_o p._n 251_o to_o die_v 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d &_o 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d for_o we_o be_v to_o die_v in_o our_o stead_n in_o all_o eminent_a language_n p._n 253_o christ_n die_v not_o for_o sin_n and_o in_o the_o stead_n of_o sin_n as_o he_o die_v for_o sinner_n p._n 256_o chap._n iu_o how_o we_o be_v in_o christ_n die_v and_o crucify_v in_o he_o 2._o a_o twofold_a crucify_a of_o we_o with_o christ._n 3._o a_o discourse_n of_o mortification_n 4._o the_o act_n of_o the_o mortify_a 5._o that_o we_o be_v to_o be_v mortify_v in_o our_o affection_n p._n 257_o 258_o 259._o though_o we_o die_v personal_o yet_o we_o die_v in_o christ_n legal_o p._n 259_o we_o be_v not_o to_o desire_v a_o law-wakening_a p._n 259_o ●60_n what_o mortification_n be_v p._n 261_o the_o influence_n of_o christ_n death_n on_o mortification_n p._n 262_o four_o sort_n of_o act_n in_o mortification_n p._n 265_o 266_o we_o must_v be_v mortify_v to_o all_o sort_n of_o create_a thing_n p._n 268_o 269_o 270.271_o forbid_v desire_n p_o 270.271_o chap._n v._o the_o covenant_n of_o suretyship_n or_o of_o redemption_n between_o god_n and_o the_o mediator_n christ._n 2._o christ_n be_v not_o a_o mere_a witness_n but_o the_o author_n of_o the_o covenant_n 3._o the_o socinian_n way_n of_o work_n can_v quiet_v the_o conscience_n 4._o christ_n be_v upon_o both_o side_n of_o the_o covenant_n 5._o justice_n mediate_v not_o 6._o reason_n of_o the_o entrance_n of_o sin_n chap._n vi_o that_o there_o be_v a_o covenant_n of_o suretyship_n between_o jehovah_n and_o the_o son_n be_v prove_v by_o 11._o argument_n p._n 290_o 291_o 292._o christ_n call_v to_o the_o lord_n his_o god_n prove_v this_o 291.292_o 2_o christ_n be_v a_o servant_n messenger_z shepherd_z not_o by_o nature_n but_o free_a compact_n and_o agreement_n p._n 292_o 3._o ar._n christ_n offer_v his_o service_n free_o p._n 293_o 4._o arg._n there_o be_v give_v and_o take_v between_o god_n and_o christ._n p._n 293.294_o 5._o arg._n christ_n receive_v the_o seal_n whither_o he_o need_v seal_n or_o not_o p._n 29●_n 296_o 6_o christ_n with_o the_o father_n dispense_v with_o the_o law_n p._n 296_o 7._o ar._n rich_a promise_n that_o speak_v a_o covenant_n make_v to_o christ._n p._n ●96_n 8._o ar._n the_o prophecy_n of_o christ_n and_o the_o promise_n of_o and_o to_o he_o p._n 298_o 9_o ar._n ask_v of_o i_o ps._n 2._o 10._o arg._n the_o work_n and_o wage_n of_o christ_n prove_v it_o p._n 299_o and_o o_o how_o low_o a_o wager_n and_o how_o high_a a_o design_n p._n 300_o 11._o arg._n christ_n be_v admit_v by_o a_o oath_n and_o the_o use_n of_o it_o against_o apostasy_n of_o believer_n p._n 300.301.302_o chap._n vii_o the_o
they_o be_v legal_a forasmuch_o as_o the_o lord_n have_v decree_v to_o deny_v the_o grace_n by_o which_o they_o may_v or_o can_v fulfil_v the_o condition_n of_o the_o promise_n which_o be_v proper_a to_o the_o law_n as_o it_o be_v peculiar_a to_o the_o gospel_n that_o