Interpretation of a clause in a convoluted sentence.

mcshin84

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It is evident that the subject of justification is looked upon as destitute of any righteousness in himself, by that expression, it is counted, or imputed to him for righteousness. The phrase, as the apostle uses it here and in the context, manifestly imports that God of his sovereign grace is pleased in his dealings with the sinner, so to regard one that has no righteousness, "that the consequence shall be the same as if he had".


The sentence is from a famous sermon by Jonathan Edwards, and I really don't get the last clause "that the consequence shall be the same as if he had".

My guess is the consequence(=the unrighteous becomes counted righteous or righteous imputes to the unrighteous) will happen as he planned.
I am not so sure about my guess, and this is extremely important to me. Please help.
 
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