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A17308 Truth's triumph ouer Trent: or, the great gulfe betweene Sion and Babylon That is, the vnreconcileable opposition betweene the Apostolicke Church of Christ, and the apostate synagogue of Antichrist, in the maine and fundamentall doctrine of iustification, for which the Church of England Christs spouse, hath iustly, through Gods mercie, for these manie yeares, according to Christs voyce, separated her selfe from Babylon, with whom from henceforth she must hold no communion. By H.B. rector of S. Mathews Friday-Street. Burton, Henry, 1578-1648. 1629 (1629) STC 4156; ESTC S107077 312,928 398

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just_a namely_o of_o he_o who_o justify_v the_o ungodly_a that_o of_o impious_a he_o may_v be_v make_v righteous_a or_o sure_o it_o be_v so_o say_v they_o shall_v be_v justify_v as_o if_o it_o be_v say_v they_o shall_v be_v account_v just_a they_o shall_v be_v repute_v just_a so_o he_o thus_o we_o see_v though_o st._n augustine_n follow_v the_o etymology_n of_o the_o word_n take_v iustificare_fw-la to_o justify_v or_o make_v just_a yet_o he_o mean_v nothing_o else_o but_o the_o account_v or_o repute_v just_a and_o not_o the_o infuse_v 1._o of_o grace_n whereby_o to_o be_v make_v just_a and_o bernard_n also_o say_v add_v huc_fw-la ut_fw-la credas_fw-la quod_fw-la per_fw-la ipsum_fw-la tibi_fw-la peccata_fw-la donantur_fw-la hoc_fw-la est_fw-la testimonium_fw-la quod_fw-la perhibet_fw-la in_o cord_n nostro_fw-la spiritus_fw-la sanctus_fw-la dicens_fw-la dimissa_fw-la sunt_fw-la tibi_fw-la peccata_fw-la sic_fw-la enim_fw-la arbitratur_fw-la apostolus_fw-la gratis_o iustificari_fw-la 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joseph_n in_o regard_n of_o the_o cup_n find_v in_o benjamins_n sack_n which_o seem_v now_o to_o be_v bring_v to_o aiudiciall_a trial_n so_o 2._o sam._n 15._o 4._o absalon_n wish_v he_o be_v judge_n of_o the_o land_n that_o he_o may_v do_v every_o man_n justice_n or_o justify_v he_o read_v also_o for_o this_o purpose_n deut._n 25._o 1._o psal._n 51._o 4._o 1_o king_n 8._o 32._o pro._n 17._o 15._o isaiah_n 5._o 23._o &_o 43._o 26._o matth._n 12._o 37._o 1._o cor._n 4._o 4._o and_o many_o other_o place_n in_o scripture_n to_o this_o purpose_n do_v plain_o show_v how_o this_o word_n justify_v be_v proper_o take_v namely_o to_o acquit_v or_o clear_v to_o pronounce_v or_o declare_v one_o just_a by_o the_o sentence_n of_o the_o judge_n this_o sense_n of_o justification_n the_o church_n of_o rome_n can_v endure_v they_o smother_v or_o at_o least_o smooth_a it_o over_o by_o slight_a of_o hand_n as_o a_o matter_n of_o no_o moment_n whereas_o indeed_o there_o be_v nothing_o that_o will_v more_o 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confess_v i_o be_o vile_a what_o shall_v i_o answer_v 40._o thou_o i_o will_v lay_v my_o hand_n upon_o my_o mouth_n etc._n etc._n job_n 40._o 4._o and_o 42._o 5._o i_o have_v hear_v of_o thou_o by_o the_o hear_n of_o the_o ear_n but_o now_o my_o eye_n see_v thou_o wherefore_o i_o abhor_v myself_o and_o repent_v in_o dust_n and_o ash_n yea_o he_o have_v say_v before_o chap._n 9_o 15._o who_o though_o i_o be_v righteous_a yet_o will_v i_o not_o answer_v but_o i_o will_v make_v supplication_n to_o my_o judge_n for_o god_n be_v a_o righteous_a and_o severe_a judge_n and_o who_o may_v stand_v in_o his_o sight_n when_o he_o be_v angry_a when_o he_o sit_v to_o judge_v for_o the_o heaven_n be_v not_o clean_o in_o his_o sight_n how_o much_o more_o abominable_a and_o filthy_a be_v man_n which_o drink_v iniquity_n like_o water_n job_n 15._o 16._o if_o therefore_o our_o justification_n be_v such_o as_o must_v proceed_v from_o god_n judgement_n seat_n and_o must_v be_v sentence_v by_o god_n own_o 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bless_v but_o the_o apostle_n or_o rather_o the_o holy_a ghost_n by_o the_o apostle_n be_v the_o best_a interpreter_n of_o that_o prophecy_n gal._n 3._o 16._o now_o to_o abraham_n and_o his_o seed_n be_v the_o promise_v make_v he_o say_v not_o and_o to_o seed_n as_o of_o many_o but_o as_o of_o one_o and_o to_o thy_o seed_n which_o be_v christ._n and_o this_o be_v that_o promise_n of_o god_n which_o abraham_n believe_v his_o faith_n be_v count_v to_o he_o for_o righteousness_n as_o it_o be_v there_o in_o the_o six_o verse_n even_o as_o abraham_n believe_v god_n and_o it_o be_v account_v to_o he_o for_o righteousness_n therefore_o vega_n divinity_n have_v very_o much_o fail_v he_o in_o propound_v these_o two_o example_n of_o noah_n and_o abraham_n to_o prove_v the_o justification_n of_o his_o general_a faith_n whereas_o we_o plain_o see_v both_o these_o patriarch_n faith_n have_v special_a and_o principal_a reference_n and_o respect_n to_o christ_n jesus_n and_o therefore_o their_o 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