“Consider how it is with the most holy and eminent saints when dying. Did you ever see or hear any boasting of their works and performances? They may and do own, to the praise of his grace, what they have been made to be, what they have been helped to do or suffer for Christ’s sake. But when they draw near to the awful tribunal, what else is in their eye and heart but only free grace, ransoming blood, and a well-ordered covenant in Christ the surety? They cannot bear to hear any make mention to them of their holiness, their own grace and attainments.”
By Robert Traill, “Justification Vindicated,” www.geftakysassembly.com/Articles/BiblicalExposition/JustificationVindicated.