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Chapter 11: Of Justification (I)

I. Those whom God effectually calls, He also freely justifies;(a) not by infusing righteousness into them, but by pardoning their sins, and by accounting and accepting their persons as righteous; not for any thing wrought in them, or done by them, but for Christ’s sake alone; nor by imputing faith itself, the act of believing, or any other evangelical obedience to them, as their righteousness; but by imputing the obedience and satisfaction of Christ unto them,(b) they receiving and resting on Him and His righteousness by faith; which faith they have not of themselves, it is the gift of God.(c)

(a) Romans 8:30; Romans 3:24
(b) Romans 4:5-8; 2 Corinthians 5:19, 21; Romans 3:22, 24, 25, 27, 28; Titus 3:5, 7; Ephesians 1:7; Jeremiah 23:6; 1 Corinthians 1:30, 31; Romans 5:17-19
(c) Acts 10:44; Galatians 2:16; Philippians 3:9; Acts 13:38, 39; Ephesians 2:7, 8

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