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A27029 The Scripture Gospel defended, and Christ, grace, and free justification vindicated against the libertines ... in two books : the first, a breviate of fifty controversies about justification ... : the second upon the sudden reviving of antinomianism ... and the re-printing of Dr. Crisp's sermons with additions ... / by Richard Baxter ... Baxter, Richard, 1615-1691. 1690 (1690) Wing B1397; ESTC R20024 135,131 242

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uncapable_a of_o the_o benefit_n 15._o god_n use_v none_o of_o fall_v mankind_n according_a to_o the_o severity_n of_o the_o first_o law_n but_o give_v to_o all_o man_n undeserved_a forfeit_v mercy_n and_o bind_v they_o to_o use_v some_o mean_n for_o their_o recovery_n to_o repent_v in_o hope_n and_o to_o receive_v and_o thankful_o use_v the_o measure_n of_o mercy_n which_o he_o vouch●●●eth_v they_o and_o all_o man_n shall_v be_v judge_v according_a to_o that_o edition_n of_o the_o law_n of_o grace_n which_o they_o be_v under_o and_o the_o receive_n and_o use_v the_o grace_n or_o mercy_n which_o be_v give_v or_o offer_v they_o 16._o when_o the_o peculiar_a seed_n be_v form_v into_o a_o nation_n god_n give_v they_o by_o moses_n a_o peculiar_a law_n which_o exemplify_v the_o holiness_n of_o the_o first_o law_n but_o have_v the_o promise_n and_o grace_n of_o the_o second_o with_o the_o peculiar_a addition_n and_o plain_o point_v out_o the_o messiah_n to_o come_v but_o by_o a_o way_n of_o operous_a ceremony_n and_o severe_a discipline_n suitable_a to_o their_o rude_a minority_n 17._o in_o the_o fullness_n of_o time_n christ_n be_v conceive_v by_o the_o holy_a ghost_n in_o a_o virgin_n and_o being_n god_n and_o man_n a●_n make_v by_o the_o will_n of_o the_o deity_n be_v make_v a_o subject_a under_o a_o law_n peculiar_a to_o himself_o according_a to_o his_o peculiar_a work_n and_o this_o law_n give_v to_o our_o mediator_n have_v three_o part_n 1._o that_o he_o shall_v perfect_o obey_v the_o law_n of_o innocency_n so_o far_o as_o it_o be_v fit_v to_o his_o case_n and_o overcome_v the_o tempter_n 2._o that_o he_o shall_v perfect_o keep_v the_o law_n of_o mose●_n so_o far_o as_o it_o agree_v to_o he_o 3._o that_o he_o shall_v perfect_o do_v all_o that_o be_v proper_a to_o the_o redeemer_n in_o be_v a_o sacrifice_n for_o sin_n clear_v and_o publish_v the_o new_a covenant_n seal_v it_o by_o miracle_n rise_v again_o institute_v his_o word_n sacrament_n and_o ministry_n ascend_v give_v the_o spirit_n intercede_v in_o heaven_n etc._n etc._n his_o promise_a reward_n be_v the_o success_n of_o his_o undertake_n the_o save_n of_o his_o church_n and_o his_o glory_n in_o the_o glorify_v of_o god_n the_o father_n this_o be_v the_o peculiar_a law_n to_o the_o mediator_n 18._o that_o which_o be_v call_v the_o covenant_n between_o the_o father_n and_o the_o son_n be_v this_o covenant_n make_v to_o and_o with_o christ_n incarnate_a and_o the_o fore-dec●●eing_a thereof_o with_o the_o prophecy_n of_o it_o if_o there_o be_v more_o it_o be_v pass_v our_o reach_n 19_o christ_n perfect_o fulfil_v all_o that_o he_o undertake_v and_o this_o as_o the_o second_o adam_n not_o a_o natural_a root_n but_o a_o voluntary_a sponsor_n not_o our_o substitute_n or_o servant_n send_v by_o we_o but_o choose_v by_o t●e_v father_n and_o send_v by_o he_o to_o do_v all_o his_o will_n for_o man_n redemption_n 20._o as_o he_o take_v the_o common_a nature_n of_o man_n so_o the_o sin_n of_o all_o and_o not_o only_o of_o the_o elect_a be_v the_o cause_n of_o his_o suffering_n and_o say_v upon_o he_o and_o the_o fruit_n of_o his_o suffering_n and_o merit_n be_v some_o common_a and_o some_o peculiar_a to_o the_o elect._n 21._o he_o be_v not_o as_o adam_n our_o natural_a parent_n be_v not_o mere_o by_o natural_a generation_n to_o convey_v his_o benefit_n to_o the_o redeem_a but_o by_o such_o mean_n as_o he_o shall_v choose_v and_o man_n consent_v to_o even_o by_o a_o holy_a covenant_n or_o contract_n be_v also_o his_o doctrine_n and_o his_o law_n in_o several_a respect_n which_o covenant_n have_v great_a and_o precious_a promise_n be_v god_n instrument_n of_o donation_n and_o condonation_n and_o our_o title_n to_o all_o the_o blessing_n promise_v by_o which_o god_n do_v give_v we_o right_o to_o pardon_n and_o salvation_n this_o law_n of_o grace_n be_v the_o rule_n of_o our_o duty_n and_o the_o rule_n by_o which_o we_o shall_v be_v judge_v 22._o this_o law_n or_o covenant_n give_v a_o conditional_a pardon_n to_o all_o in_o the_o tenor_n of_o it_o with_o adoption_n and_o right_n to_o life_n eternal_a but_o actual_a pardon_n and_o right_a accrueth_n to_o none_o till_o the_o condition_n be_v perform_v which_o be_v to_o be_v believer_n or_o their_o infant_n seed_n dedicate_v to_o god_n by_o covenant_n consent_n 23._o this_o condition_n be_v not_o that_o we_o ourselves_o make_v god_n amends_o or_o satisfaction_n or_o give_v he_o any_o thing_n that_o have_v any_o merit_n in_o commutative_a justice_n or_o do_v any_o kind_n of_o work_n which_o shall_v make_v the_o reward_n to_o be_v of_o debt_n and_o not_o of_o grace_n but_o it_o be_v the_o belief_n of_o and_o consent_v to_o the_o covenant_n of_o grace_n and_o the_o believe_a acceptance_n of_o the_o gift_n and_o grace_n of_o the_o covenant_n according_a to_o their_o nature_n and_o 〈◊〉_d their_o proper_a use_n and_o be_v the_o same_o thing_n which_o be_v to_o be_v profess_v in_o baptism_n which_o be_v the_o solemnize_n of_o this_o mutual_a covenant_n and_o in_o which_o god_n the_o father_n son_n and_o holy_a ghost_n do_v give_v themselves_o to_o we_o for_o grace_n and_o glory_n and_o we_o give_v up_o ourselves_o by_o consent_n to_o he_o believe_o accept_v his_o grace_n and_o penitent_o renounce_v the_o lust_n of_o the_o flesh_n the_o world_n and_o the_o devil_n and_o so_o be_v sacramental_o invest_v in_o a_o state_n of_o justification_n adoption_n and_o spiritual_a life_n 24._o the_o profession_n of_o this_o faith_n and_o consent_n in_o baptism_n make_v man_n visible_a christian_n and_o church_n member_n and_o true_a heart_n consent_n in_o faith_n make_v man_n live_v and_o justify_v member_n 25._o this_o belief_n and_o consent_n or_o performance_n of_o the_o condition_n be_v not_o the_o efficient_a cause_n of_o our_o pardon_n or_o justification_n but_o be_v the_o necessary_a 〈◊〉_d position_n or_o qualification_n of_o the_o receiver_n in_o the_o very_a nature_n of_o the_o act_n suitable_a and_o needful_a and_o by_o divine_a institution_n and_o promise_v make_v the_o condition_n and_o acceptable_a 26._o though_o we_o be_v not_o capable_a receiver_n of_o justification_n till_o we_o thus_o penitent_o and_o believe_o consent_v yet_o when_o we_o do_v so_o it_o be_v the_o merit_n of_o christ_n righteousness_n by_o which_o we_o be_v justify_v for_o the_o covenant_n of_o god_n be_v but_o his_o instrument_n by_o which_o he_o give_v we_o christ_n to_o be_v our_o head_n and_o life_n in_o and_o with_o he_o and_o so_o give_v we_o justification_n as_o procure_v by_o his_o merit_n 27._o justification_n be_v a_o word_n of_o many_o sense_n sometime_o it_o signify_v make_o we_o righteous_a sometime_o the_o law_n or_o covenant_n virtual_a judge_v we_o righteous_a it_o be_v the_o rule_n of_o judgement_n sometime_o god_n esteem_v we_o righteous_a in_o his_o own_o mind_n sometime_o for_o a_o justify_n by_o evidence_n or_o witness_n sometime_o by_o apology_n of_o a_o advocate_n sometime_o by_o the_o sentence_n of_o the_o judge_n and_o sometime_o for_o the_o execution_n of_o that_o sentence_n but_o the_o notable_a special_a sort_n be_v three_o make_v just_a ●udging_v just_a and_o use_v as_o just_a and_o they_o that_o will_v dispute_v of_o justification_n and_o not_o tell_v in_o what_o sense_n they_o take_v the_o word_n do_v but_o abuse_v their_o time_n and_o talk_n 28._o no_o man_n be_v judge_v righteous_a by_o god_n that_o be_v not_o first_o make_v righteous_a 29._o he_o that_o be_v make_v righteous_a be_v justifiable_a in_o judgement_n and_o virtual_o justify_v in_o law_n 30._o no_o sinner_n be_v make_v righteous_a as_o to_o the_o preceptive_a part_n of_o the_o law_n of_o innocency_n it_o be_v a_o contradiction_n to_o have_v be_v a_o sinner_n and_o no_o sinner_n 31._o pardon_v of_o sin_n do_v not_o make_v the_o fact_n do_v to_o be_v undo_v or_o not_o do_v nor_o the_o sin_n to_o be_v no_o sin_n nor_o not_o to_o have_v deserve_v punishment_n but_o it_o remit_v the_o punishment_n and_o the_o fault_n so_o far_o as_o it_o infer_v punishment_n because_o of_o the_o merit_n and_o satisfaction_n of_o the_o mediator_n and_o deliver_v the_o sinner_n from_o that_o which_o he_o be_v bind_v to_o suffer_v by_o the_o violate_a law_n 32._o to_o make_v a_o man_n righteous_a before_o god_n that_o have_v sin_v all_o these_o thing_n must_v concur_v 1._o he_o must_v have_v a_o mediator_n that_o must_v answer_v the_o end_v of_o the_o law_n that_o condemn_v he_o and_o so_o merit_v his_o justification_n 2._o this_o saviour_n must_v make_v he_o a_o pardon_v and_o justify_v covenant_n to_o convey_v the_o right_n of_o the_o purchase_a benefit_n to_o he_o 3._o he_o himself_o by_o grace_n must_v perform_v the_o condition_n of_o that_o covenant_n accept_v the_o free_a gift_n believe_o according_a to_o its_o
either_o the_o objectior_n speak_v de_fw-fr nomine_fw-la or_o de_fw-fr re_fw-mi if_o but_o of_o the_o name_n one_o they_o shall_v call_v it_o one_o if_o that_o will_v please_v they_o and_o let_v they_o only_o distinguish_v the_o part_n of_o that_o one_o if_o they_o ●ill_v say_v that_o the_o covenant_n make_v by_o the_o father_n with_o the_o mediator_n and_o the_o law_n make_v for_o he_o be_v one_o and_o the_o same_o with_o the_o covenant_n make_v by_o the_o fat●●●_n and_o son_n and_o holy_a spirit_n with_o we_o and_o that_o our_o baptismal_a covenant_n be_v no_o covenant_n but_o only_o a_o part_n of_o the_o covenant_n of_o which_o that_o with_o christ_n aforesaid_a be_v another_o part_n i_o will_v not_o use_v their_o phrase_n but_o let_v i_o understand_v they_o that_o it_o be_v only_o the_o name_n of_o one_o or_o two_o that_o they_o contend_v about_o and_o we_o will_v fit_v our_o word_n according_o i_o think_v on_o several_a account_n they_o be_v to_o be_v call_v divers_a covenant_n if_o they_o dislike_v it_o let_v we_o inquire_v whether_o the_o various_a precept_n of_o one_o covenant_n make_v not_o various_a duty_n to_o christ_n and_o to_o we_o and_o whether_o the_o various_a promise_n of_o it_o have_v not_o various_a condition_n some_o to_o be_v perform_v by_o christ_n and_o some_o by_o we_o our_o present_a question_n be_v whether_o that_o part_n of_o the_o covenant_n which_o promise_v and_o give_v pardon_n of_o sin_n justification_n adoption_n and_o right_a to_o glory_n have_v any_o condition_n as_o the_o modus_fw-la of_o the_o gift_n we_o will_v rather_o follow_v they_o in_o unmeet_a term_n than_o leave_v they_o thence_o a_o pretence_n to_o confound_v name_n and_o thing_n and_o hide_v their_o error_n by_o the_o confusion_n all_o divine_v ancient_a and_o modern_a reform_a and_o and_o unreformed_a that_o i_o know_v of_o agree_v with_o we_o in_o the_o conditionality_n of_o the_o say_a promise_n and_o by_o the_o form_n of_o baptism_n show_v the_o church_n consent_n till_o maccovius_fw-la in_o holland_n and_o dr._n crispe_n and_o other_o antinomian_o in_o england_n begin_v to_o subvert_v the_o gospel_n on_o pretence_n of_o magnify_v the_o freeness_n of_o grace_n and_o yet_o they_o dare_v never_o attempt_v to_o alter_v the_o form_n of_o baptism_n as_o this_o opinion_n will_v require_v contr._n 4._o by_o what_o have_v be_v say_v the_o four_o controversy_n be_v already_o resolve_v viz._n whether_o our_o performance_n of_o the_o condition_n of_o justification_n do_v efficient_o justify_v we_o some_o say_v because_o we_o say_v that_o christ_n do_v not_o justify_v we_o till_o we_o perform_v the_o condition_n by_o believe_v that_o therefore_o we_o make_v our_o own_o faith_n or_o performance_n to_o justify_v proximate_o and_o christ_n but_o remote_o and_o so_o to_o do_v more_o than_o christ_n to_o our_o justification_n ans_fw-fr 1._o as_o to_o the_o phrase_n scripture_n say_v that_o we_o be_v justify_v by_o faith_n that_o word_n not_o signify_v a_o efficiency_n but_o a_o receptive_a qualify_a condition_n but_o it_o never_o say_v that_o faith_n do_v justify_v we_o much_o less_o th●t_n we_o by_o it_o justify_v ourselves_o our_o performance_n or_o faith_n be_v no_o efficient_a cause_n but_o as_o to_o two_o part_n of_o our_o justification_n it_o have_v a_o twofold_a office_n 1._o as_o to_o our_o justification_n by_o the_o merit_n of_o christ_n righteousness_n against_o this_o charge_n that_o damnation_n be_v due_a to_o we_o for_o sin_n our_o faith_n be_v the_o condition_n of_o our_o pardon_n and_o justification_n that_o be_v the_o moral_a qualification_n which_o god_n have_v make_v necessary_a to_o make_v we_o capable_a receiver_n of_o it_o as_o lay_v down_o arm_n and_o take_v his_o pardon_n thankful_o may_v make_v a_o rebel_n capable_a of_o pardon_n but_o do_v not_o pardon_v he_o if_o the_o pardon_v act_n say_v this_o shall_v be_v the_o condition_n and_o by_o his_o pardon_n he_o be_v justifiable_a against_o the_o charge_n of_o be_v liable_a to_o death_n 2._o but_o as_o to_o the_o subordinate_a part_n of_o justification_n against_o the_o fal●e_a charge_n that_o we_o be_v no_o believer_n nor_o repent_v and_o so_o have_v no_o part_n in_o christ_n here_o our_o own_o faith_n be_v the_o very_a matter_n of_o righteousness_n by_o which_o we_o must_v be_v in_o tantum_fw-la so_o far●_n justify_v as_o truth_n and_o innocency_n be_v against_o every_o false_a accusation_n and_o to_o say_v that_o because_o christ_n merit_n justify_v we_o not_o before_o and_o without_o our_o faith_n and_o performance_n of_o the_o condition_n therefore_o our_o act_n justify_v we_o more_o than_o christ_n or_o efficient_o at_o all_o be_v a_o thing_n unworthy_a of_o a_o answer_n be_v below_o the_o thought_n of_o a_o intelligent_a disputer_n how_o much_o the_o capacity_n or_o incapacity_n of_o the_o receiver_n do_v as_o to_o all_o the_o various_a change_n in_o the_o world_n both_o physical_a and_o moral_a when_o yet_o efficient_o it_o do_v nothing_o be_v not_o whole_o unknown_a to_o any_o sober_a think_v man_n as_o the_o same_o sunshine_n make_v a_o weed_n stink_n and_o a_o rose_n sweet_a so_o the_o same_o act_n of_o oblivion_n or_o conditional_a justify_v law_n or_o covenant_n do_v justify_v the_o capable_a and_o not_o the_o uncapable_a though_o no_o man_n faith_n do_v effect_v any_o part_n of_o his_o own_o justification_n mr._n troughton_n and_o such_o other_o deny_v faith_n to_o be_v the_o condition_n of_o our_o justification_n by_o the_o promise_n have_v draw_v i_o to_o speak_v the_o largely_a of_o this_o contr._n 5._o whether_o we_o be_v justify_v by_o christ_n righteousness_n impute_v to_o we_o and_o whether_o the_o scripture_n say_v so_o ans_fw-fr the_o scripture_n oft_o say_v that_o faith_n be_v impute_v to_o we_o for_o righteousness_n and_o that_o be_v faith_n in_o christ_n and_o it_o say_v that_o righteousness_n be_v impute_v or_o reckon_v to_o we_o that_o be_v we_o be_v reckon_v or_o repute_v righteous_a 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