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A69521 The orthodox foundation of religion long since collected by that iudicious and elegant man, Mr. Henry Ainsworth, for the benefit of his private company, and now divulged for the publike good of all that desire to know that Cornerstone, Christ Jesus crucified / by S.W. Ainsworth, Henry, 1571-1622?; S. W. (Samuel White) 1641 (1641) Wing A811; ESTC R8781 48,874 90

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his_o justice_n must_v be_v satisfy_v first_o chap._n before_o any_o legal_a justice_n can_v be_v establish_v in_o we_o which_o be_v satisfy_v by_o christ_n and_o so_o we_o absolve_v from_o our_o sin_n past_a the_o legal_a justice_n begin_v in_o we_o again_o in_o this_o life_n but_o shall_v not_o be_v perfect_v till_o the_o next_o life_n justification_n be_v a_o act_n undivided_a and_o all_o at_o once_o and_o so_o it_o differ_v from_o sanctification_n which_o be_v do_v by_o degree_n and_o part_n justification_n of_o a_o sinner_n in_o this_o life_n be_v do_v essential_o but_o once_o 3.9_o though_o it_o be_v often_o repair_v and_o renew_a as_o faith_n once_o give_v to_o the_o elect_a be_v never_o quite_o take_v away_o for_o the_o seed_n of_o god_n remain_v in_o he_o justification_n and_o faith_n be_v most_o near_o unite_v the_o cause_n of_o justification_n be_v either_o principal_a instrumental_a outward_a inward_a the_o principal_a outward_a cause_n be_v the_o merit_n and_o satisfaction_n of_o christ_n rom._n 3.24_o 25._o which_o in_o respect_n of_o we_o be_v the_o meritorious_a cause_n in_o respect_n of_o god_n it_o be_v the_o cause_n that_o be_v outward_o move_v he_o to_o pronounce_v we_o just_a 3.24_o both_o these_o be_v true_a that_o we_o be_v justify_v for_o the_o satisfaction_n and_o merit_n of_o christ_n as_o the_o outward_a move_a cause_n and_o yet_o be_v justify_v free_o of_o mere_a mercy_n as_o the_o inward_a move_a cause_n object_n how_o can_v it_o be_v say_v that_o god_n free_o forgive_v we_o our_o sin_n out_o of_o his_o own_o grace_n and_o mercy_n free_o see_v he_o have_v require_v satisfaction_n to_o the_o full_a of_o christ_n our_o head_n and_o surety_n and_o without_o such_o satisfaction_n forgive_v no_o sin_n answ._n though_o he_o forgive_v it_o not_o free_o in_o respect_n of_o his_o son_n 2.13_o who_o be_v wound_v for_o our_o iniquity_n yet_o in_o respect_n of_o we_o that_o be_v the_o sinner_n it_o be_v free_a object_n but_o we_o merit_v 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