by appnhenSac neariof, declared by a imneM. Fa* am what
tease thecotxfitka of o» jwstiicatn. 1j_i,<,nk* nf Ihn tum iln ■ i In
be learned Ijj
Tbe proper Hw of these words jirstificatien, mj to jwitrfy, considered. Ne-
cessity thereof. L,tin derivation of gratification. Some of the ancients de-
ceivedbyit. From 'jus," and 'jostnni;' pastes nuns,' who. Tbe Hebrew
p-im. Ute and signification of *. Places where it it used, examined.
S Sam. xr. 4. Dent. SI. 5. Pror. xvH. »5. Isa. v. S3. L 8. 1 Kings vii. 31,
3*. S Cbron. vi SS, S3. PsaL liixii. 3. Exod. nio. 7. Isa. En. 11. Jer. xBv.
16. Dan. xH. 3. Tbe constant sense of the word, erinced. Asuuw, ase of
it in other aathors, to punish. What it U in the New Testament, Mau. ii.
19. A 57. Lnke vii. S9. x- S9. xvi 15. xvfii. 14. Acts xin. 38,39. Rom.
ii. 13. iii- 4. Constant! v used in a forensic sense. Places seeming dab*ms,
vindicated. Rom. viH. 30. 1 Cor. vi. 11. Th. iii. 5—7. Rev. xxii. 11.
How often these words ttmuim and ja—fay are used in the New Testa-
ment. Constant sense of this. The same erinced, from what is opposed
unto it, Isa. t. 8. Pror. xvii. 15. Rom. T. 16.»8. viH. 33,34. And the de-
claration of it in terms equivalent. Rom. ir. 6, 7. T. 9, 10. 4 Cor. v. SO,
21. Mau. i. SI. Acts xiii. 39. Gal. ii. »6, &c. Justification in the Scripture,
proposed under a juridical scheme, and of a forensic title. Tbe parts and
progress of it. Instances from the whole 153
Distinction of a first and second justification. The whole doctrine of the Ro-
man church concerning justification grounded on this distinction. The first
justification, the nature and causes of it according uuto the Romanists. Tbe
second justification, what it is in their sense. Solution of the seeming dif
fcrence between Paul and James, falsely pretended by this distinction. Jr.-
same distinction received by the Socinians, and others. The lat'. '-" -d
by some, the continuation of our justification. The distinct* ai"36^!*1
Justification considered, either as unto its essence, or its n- _..'.- ..
manifestation of it twofold, initial and final. Initial j *"**? ^SJE-"*
or others. No second justification hence ensue* - , - „ . ,
. . . ,. . _. . ,. . .ne, answered. Sense of the
legal and evangelical. Their distinct nature ,, . . ,. .
-. , /-.t . -• M among Protestants, considered. 69
derogatory to the merit of Christ. More .
unto the blood of Christ, in our justification'.!!-
. this purpose. All true justification overthrie fir8t reformation. Advantages
countenance given unto this justification in te of the consciences of men nnder
fication not intended by the apostle Jfii,tion before God. Alteration, made
Our first justification so describe, though not received. Alterations in the
»nd- ^(eV>ing world, by the introduction of Christianity. Design and
"iHcccis of the first reformer herein. Auempts for reconciliation with the Pa-
pists in this doctrine, and their success. Remainders of the ignorance of
the truth in the Roman church. Unavoidable consequences of the corruption
of this doctrine • -•-•-- 81
Justification by faith generally acknowledged. The meaning of it perverted.
The nature and use of faith in justification proposed to consideration. Dis-
tinctions about it, waved. A twofold faith of the gospel expressed in the
Scripture. Faith that is not justifying. Acts viii. 13. John ii. 33, 24.
Luke viii. tS. Mau, xiii. 28. Historical faith, whence it is so called, and
the nature of it- Degrees of assent in it. Justification not ascribed unto
any degree of it. A calumny obviated. The causes of true saving faith.