Benjamin Keach on Justification

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In 17th century Baptist pastor Benjamin Keach’s excellent little book on justification titled The Marrow of True Justification, Keach defines justification as follows:

Justification is an absolute act of God’s most sovereign grace, whereby he imputeth the complete and perfect righteousness of Jesus Christ to a believing sinner, though ungodly in himself, absolving him from all his sins, and accepting him as righteous in Christ. (48)

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