“But from Him you are in Christ Jesus, who for us became:
wisdom from God,
as well as righteousness,
and redemption.” 1 Corinthians 1:30
If a man trusts to his own righteousness, he rejects Christ’s righteousness.
If he trusts to Christ’s righteousness, he rejects his own righteousness.
I know no true religion but Christianity.
I know no true Christianity but the doctrine of Christ:
of His divine person,
of His divine offices,
of His divine righteousness,
and of His divine Spirit.
I know no true ministers of Christ, but such as make it their business to commend Jesus Christ in His saving fullness of grace and glory, to the faith and love of men.
I know no true Christian, but one united to Christ by faith, and abiding in him by faith and love, unto the glorifying of the name of Jesus Christ, in the beauties of gospel-holiness.
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