Thomas McCrie on evangelical righteousness

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... Such as are righteous have received the gift of righteousness by faith in Jesus Christ. This God offers to all freely in the gospel, and imputes to the believer. On the ground of it he justifies him from all the charges of the law, acquits or declares him righteous. Here is a second mark by which you are to try yourselves. Persuaded that the obedience and death of Christ furnish a righteousness commensurate to all the claims of the holy and violated law, and which God not only approves, but has provided and reveals for the express purpose of justifying the ungodly, have you, under the teaching and influence of the Holy Spirit, fled to it by faith as your refuge and the foundation of your rest? ...

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