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0) Anf 'v. t. Its true, as to our firft Juf'tifying : and its true as to our prefent continued Rate : becaufe perfeverance is Rill re- quifite to falvation. But its not true as toour final fentential Juft&cation : I here is as much on our part required to that, as to falvation it fell. i. The promifemakes no difference. 2.The nature of the thing doth put it pall doubt. For what is our fi- nal Juftification, but a Determination of the Qeftion by pub- lick fenrence, onour fide Whether we have Right tofalvation or not ? The zs..of Matthew (hews the whole. 2. I argue againft you from your own Doarinehere, thus ; If Juftificationbe it that gives us Right or Title to falvation, then that which is the Condition of our Right to falvation , is the Condition of our Juttification : the Antecedent here is your ownDoarine, and is partly true : And the Confequence is undenyable; whereto I add, [But the Doing of Chrifts Commandments is the Condition of our Right to falvation therefore alto of our Right to Juttifcation, viz, as Confum- mate. The Minor I prove, fromRev.22. 14. Blefed are they that do his Commandements, that they may haveRight to the tree of life , and may enter in, &c. ] whofoever (hall call on the naive of the Lord fhall be."awed, Rom. to. 13. As 2, 2 t . We arePa- ved by hope, Rom. 8. 24. Whofo Wallteth uprightly(hall befaved,, Prov. z8. 18. Baptifm dothfave us, t Pet. 3. zt . [ In doing this thou fhall both fave thy Pelf and them that bear thee.] i Tim. 4. 16. If he [ bave not World can faith fave him ? j lames 2, 14. Treat. ib. its true, that Iuftification cannot be continued ina man, unlefs he continue in good works : 2etfor all that , they are not Conditions of his Jollification : they are ssalifications and `.Determinationsof tht ftsb)eft who ù juf 1 pied ; but no Condition, of his Itsffì fication. As in the generation of mans &c. Light is n.eceffarily required, and drynefi, as qualties in fare, yet, &c. Anfw. t. Its well you once more confefs that the thing is ne; ceffary i Our queftion then is onlyof the nature, and reafon of that neceflity ? Whether it beneceftar medii adPiero, as to the