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1. That greap and known lias muß have a particular : pentance, appeareth, 1. in, phat it is ugleplyzingonhdenc. with The fincerity of babisud Repuxtance, not to belowate hea bns are known,
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David himself is net :pun by his fin inso, a mer gracelets Rate, and as a person chac-bach to former Joftifica? sión foi hc prayech God not to take hia Spirit from birty and he was not deprived of the true love to God, whicho asi ho charact of Gods childoen: Bur he had incurred
; and put himself in the pay tarmrds atceradamdation and taufcd a nccellity of a more particular de:t Repentance before he could be fully pax dened, han ellehe needed.as the 2018 E' IL *
Before the world had a Swyjoyi, we were all.fo for unpardored, that a satisfying Sacrifice was nog laxy to our fuftitia tion: But afterward, all men ass so fu pardoned, tabiat only the Acceptance of what is purchafcd and freely (though.com ditionally given, is neccflary, ca-i$.2, Bylore many inc.com vérted, they are yet so far unpardoned, that gehough no more Sacrifice be necessay, ycc), a total conversion and tonovation, boy turning from a life of fin to God by Fair in Cbrift, , is nedeffery torbeir a&ual juftification and forgiveness
. When a mis júrned from a life of lin to God, and liveth in the Ohto of tracsall his following lins, which confifty with the loving of God, and holiness above the wogld and linful pleafarcs, and fo for forgiven inmediately upon the committing a hat they nccd neither another Sacrifice, nor, amortece Regenerations et FxAification (que arribar un) but only and actings of that Fairte
and Repentance, which habirually he hath alıcady. But the unknown errours and faults of such godly persons are pirdoned cven without that edusl repentance : and infirmitics, wishour forsaking of the lin overcomingly in practice. And focvery onc livech and dych, in some degree of linful defectiveness and omission, of his love to God, and truf, and hope, and zcal, and defire, and love to men, and care of his duty, and watchfulness, and fervency in prayer; meditation, &. And in some degree of tinful disorder in our ill governed thoughes, and words, and afteions, or passions, and iđions: we are never link is eill we die.
Dirca. 13. Remember tbat you must neitber tbink ibat every fin vobich is á cause of Repentance, is a l'ficient reason for you to doubt of your present state of Jutification; nor yet that no fine can be so great as to be a necessary cause of doubring.
If every fin should make us doubt of our Jultification, then all men muft alwaics doubt : And then it must be because no fin is confiftent with fincerity, and the knowledge of fincerity; which is apparently falle.
If no fin Thould cause our doubting, then there is no fin which is not confiftent both with fincerity, and with the knowledge of ir; which is as falsc, and much more dangerous to hold. t. There are many fins that are utterly inconfiftent with truc godljrcís; otherwise the godly were ungodly, and as bad as others : And if you say that ro godly man commitcth there, it is cruc; and therefore it is truc that he that coonmitreth them, is not a god'y man, or juftified. And how thall a man know his godliness, but by his life as the product of his inward graces? Te is argoing from an uncertainty againfta certainty, rossy, I am juftified and godly, and therefore ay wilsul fins of drunkenness, fornicarion, oppreffion, lying, mahet, &c. use confiftent with Juftification : and it is arguing from a certain crush, against a d ub:ed (althood, to say, I live in ordinary, wilsul, heinous lini therefore I am not juftifica or finccre, Efbef. 5. 5,6. For Ibis ye know, ibst no wboreNongit, nor unclean perf n, nor covetoks man, ubo is an Id later, barb any inberitance in the Kingdom of Christ, and of God. Let no mar deceive you witlo vain words; for because of ib:fe skings semesd sbe wrath of God upon the cbildren of disobedience,
1 Cor. 6 9, 10. Kango ye not ibat she unrigbreets Mall not inberit sbc Kingdom of Gid? Be nos deceivid; neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, wor offeminate, nor abusers of them. s-lues witb mankind, nor i bieves, nor covetous. noir drunkards, vor revilers, nor extortioners, mall inherit the Kingdom of God. And fuck were fome of you ; but ye are so sfbed, bus ye are fan&ified, but je are justified, &c.
Rom.8. 1, 13. There is no condemnation to them that are in Cbrist Jefus, who walk kot after the fl-Is, but after ibe Spirit. If ye live after the fim, ye shal di , doc. Gal. 5. 20, 21, 22, 23, 24.
2. And th:re are miny fins which consist with true grace, which will not conlilt with the affurance of its sincerity. And char 1. From the nature of the things; because the least degree of grace conjun&t with, and clouded by the greatest degrec of rin 'which may confift with it, is not disccrnable to to him that hath it: He that is so very near a ttate of deach, and so very like to an unjustified perfon, can never be fure, in that case, that he is just ficd. 2. And also God in Wisdom and Jultice will have it to; that fin may not be encouraged, nor picfumprion cherished, nor the comfor's which are che icward of an obedient child, be caft away on an uncapable child in his Aubborn disobedience, Pfal. 54. & 32. & 77.
Therefore for a man that liveth in gros fin, to say that he is surc that he is justified, and therefore no fin Thall make him. queftion it ; is but to believe the Antinomian Deyil transforming himself into an Angel of Light, and his Miniftirs when they call themselves the Ministers of Righteousness; and co deny belief to the Spirit of Holiocís and Truth. And it a truc Bcliever should come very near such a Aste of death, common season, and the duc care of his own soul, obligoh him to be suspicious of himself, and to fear the work, till hc have made furc of better, Heb. 6. & 3.10. Heb.4.1.& 12,13,14. I Cor.1oa: Jobr. 15. 2, 7, 8, &c.
Dircat. 14. Let not be perfuafion that you are justified, make you more secure and bold in fisning, but more to bere it, as. contrary to the ends of Juftification, and to the love sobicb freely juftifi:d you. Le is a great mark of difference betwoca whe affurants, and.
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The pernicione or dangerous Errouts deteaed, which binder the
work of Faith about our Juftification ; and the contrary Trutbs aflerted.
Here is so much duft and controverfie raised here to blind
so much poilon lerved up under the name of Juftification and Free Grace, that I should be unlaithful if I should not difcover it, cither through fear of offending the guilty, or of wcurying them that had rather venture upon deceit, chan upon controverfic. And we are now fo fortificd againft the Popish and Secinian extreams, and those who ml am now dirccting to live by Faith, are fo Coutled againft them, that I chink it morc neceffary (having not leisure for both, and having donc it hercrofore in my Confo from) to open at this cime che method of fallc do&rins on the other extrcam, which for the mof part is it which conßituteth Antinomianisme though some of them are maintained by others.
And I will first nimc cach crrour; and then with it, the contrary truth.
Errour s. Cbrifts foffering was caused by the fous of xone, as she afumed meritori. W cause, or ás tbey wsually say, as imputer so bim, or lying on bime, save only of tbc Eled that shell be
Contr. Ibe fins of falon wankind in general, except thefe ro. jedions of Grace, wbose pardon is not offered in the conditional Covenant, did lye on Christ as tbe affumed cause of his fefero, ings.
Scc Jobon 1.29. 2 Cor. s. 18, 19, 20. John 3. 16, 17, 18,19. Heb. 2. 9. 1 Tim. 2.4,5,6. 1 Jober 2.2. 1 Tim. 4. 10. 2 Pet.2.9. Scc Params in his Irenicon; I wille vind. de alibi paflam, laying ag moch; ind Amyrald, Davenant, Dallow, Teftar die Viher, &c. proving it.
Errour 2. Cbrist did bosb perfeâly obey, and also make fatisfadition for fin by fafering, in zbe person of all tbe Ele& in the senso of Ibo Law, or Gods account ;. so that bis Rigbsconfonefs of obes