A Scripture Account of the Faith and Practice of Christians: Consisting of an Extensive Collection of Pertinent Texts of Scripture, Illustrative of the Various Articles of Revealed Religion: Reduced Into Distinct Sections ... The Whole Forming a Complete Concordance to All the Articles of Faith and Practice Taught in the Holy Scriptures

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Hogan & Thompson, 1843 - Bible - 336 pages
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Contents

of the wicked
40
God knoweth his people 42 their religious principles and practice
41
The prosperity and adversity of man in Gods hand 71 Gods power in the creation of heaven and earth 72 in the government of
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God knoweth their worksTheir wants their sorrows their afflictions their wrongs from oppressors
43
Gods knowledge of the wicked and their sins
44
God knoweth the proud
45
the impenitent
46
hypocritical professors
47
liars and uncharitable per sons
48
envious persons
49
wicked works
50
He knoweth murderers
52
Sins of the wicked against Gods know ledge
53
The wisdom of God in general
54
Gods wisdom in creation
55
In redemption by Jesus Christ
56
The wisdom of creatures nothing in com parison of Gods wisdom
57
The power of
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Might ascribed to
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He is the Almighty
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Gods strength 62 Gods
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God U bountiful 143 Men ought to be bountiful 144 Gods blessing He blesseth his people 145 Persons pronounced blessed their graces and duties
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Gods blessing promised by way of cove nant or covenant blessings
63
Gods anger 148 threatened against the wicked
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Gods indignation against sinners 152 Fury ascribed to God 153 His vengeance 154 God abhorreth 155 loathethdespiseth 156 hateth 157 The Lord is ...
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Zeal ascribed to God CHAP II
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Summer and winter 6 North and south 7 Clouds wind 8 Rain 9 Creatures in the sea 10 Inferior creatures on the dry land 11 Grass herbs and trees
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Man created His body Seel 13 His soul 14 Mans spiritual state after his creation 15 Mans first disobedience or fall from his happy state 16 His first sin...
68
Their employment for the good of Gods people 22 Instances of the care and services of an gels for Gods people 23 Revelations of Gods will and dire...
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Their attendance on and services to Christ on earth 26 They shall attend Christ at his coming to judgment 27 Their employment at the day of judgme...
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They worship Christ and are subject to him 30 Devils are angels that sinned and are re served unto punishment 31 What their sin is supposed to have ...
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Satans enmity to Christ and his servants 35 Devils believe that there is a God They knew Christ 36 They knew Christs servants 37 They know the sac...
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Acts of Gods power toward hia church
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Gods power towards the righteous 75 in spiritual blessings toward his people
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Things appointed of God 11 Predestination Things predestinated 12 Election of the Jews
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against the wicked
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Sins of the wicked against the attribute of power Duties resulting from or founded upon the doctrine of Gods power
77
Gods power manifested in the miracles recorded in the Old Testament in stanced under eleven different heads
78
The righteousness of
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In punishing the wicked
80
In mens reaping as they
81
In rewards to the righteous
82
Things of God declared to be right His judgments statutes precepts tes timonies commands words ways
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The justice of
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Injustice and iniquity denied of
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Gods truthTruth ascribed to
86
Things of God called truth
87
Lying denied of
88
The faithfulness of
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Things of God called faithful His commands testimonies word counsels Christ God is to be praised for his faithfulness
90
Gods faithfulness in fulfilling his prc
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Help from the creatures vain
92
Gods purity God is pure
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Gods holiness
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Gods holiness otherwise expressed
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God preserveth his people
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Things pertaining to God called holy His name throne heaven place hill c
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The goodness of
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The Lord doth good
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The mercy of God He is merciful
100
Mercy promised
101
Persons to whom mercy is promised Those who obey repent fear love and trust in
102
Mercy prayed
103
Mercy acknowledged in various instances
104
Thanks for mercy 106 Mercy in the pardon of
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Sicknesses healed Blindness deafness lameness
106
Pardon and forgiveness prayed
107
Compassion ascribed to God God ex cited to compassion towards his people
108
Compassion to whom promised
109
Instances of Gods compassion
110
Compassion ascribed to Christ In stances
111
Pity ascribed to God He hath pity on his people
112
God will not pity the wicked
113
Longsuffering of
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Forbearance ascribed to
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Kindness ascribed to God and promised and exercised toward his people
116
Kindness prayed
117
Thanks for Gods kindness
118
Grace of God He is gracious
119
Gods throne is a throne of grace
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Gods Spirit is a Spirit of grace
121
Christ is gracious
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The grace of God in the economy of mans salvation In election
123
Our calling is of grace
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Justification is of grace
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Pardon of sin is through grace
126
Adoption through grace
127
Sanctification through grace
128
The Gospel is of grace given
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Giving alms called grace
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Ministerial abilities are of grace
131
Effects of the Gospel in a sanctified na ture and practice called grace
132
Assurance of the righteous
133
Seeking God commanded
134
God is to be sought with all the heart
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Promises to them that seek
136
The Son and Spirit joined with the Fa ther in acts of worship
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CHAP XIV
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Duties of the enlightened who know God 7 The wicked know not God 8 Faith in God 9 in Christ 10 Brief summaries thereof
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promises 12 Denying Christ threats 13 The certainty and assurance of faith
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Graces and duties accompanying true faith or marks and evidences of
141
God the author and supreme cause of faith 16 Prayers and thanks to God for faith as his gift 17 Christ the author of faith The Holy Ghost also the aut...
142
Following
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Adoption or being sons of God promised to faith 23 Gods love promised to believing in Christ 24 Christ prayeth for believers 25 Pardon of sin to bel...
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Christ is precious to believers 31 They have access to God in prayer 32 Sanctification by faith 33 Salvation by faith in God 34 by faith in Christ 35 ...
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These promises fulfilled 37 Miracles wrought for persons of eminent faith 38 Other instances of approved faith 39 Infidelity Want of faith reproved ...
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Against unbelief toward Christ 43 Causes of unbelief assigned in scripture 44 Looking to
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Remembering God Not remembering him 46 Forgetting God 47 Threats against those that forget God 48 Warnings against forgetting God 49 Medita...
148
Confession of going astray
149
Threats against going astray
150
Worship Due to God only
151
How God is to be worshipped
152
Worship offered by the wicked unaccept able to
153
Fasting Appointed of
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viz God him selfChrist Jesus 96 The Holy Ghost 97 Gods worship
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The worship of God fixed among his peo ple a cause of rejoicing 99 Gods presence with his people a cause of joy 100 Gods love and care of his peo...
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The hand of
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Satisfaction God satisfieth
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Delight in God 115 Things of God delighted in by his pc pie 116 Delight in Christ 117 Glorying in God 118 Sinful glorying forbidden 119 Boastin...
159
Observers of times
160
The hope of the wicked perisheth
161
Prayer Persons whose prayer shall be heard 163 The divine influence or the Spirits assis tance in prayer 164 Prayer to be made in the name of Christ ...
171
With love to God 168 With the fear of God 169 With obedience to God 170 With humility confession and turning from sin 171 With forgiveness to...
172
Prayer with tears 175 Private prayer 176 Public prayer a part of public wor ship
173
Directions concerning the words or ex pressions to be used in prayer 178 Of the gestures of the body in prayer 179 Things to be prayed for
174
Intercessory prayer or prayer for others 187 For whom we ought to pray
175
Their entreaties that they may be heard 198 Their grief at not being answered 199 The efficacy of prayer Miracles wrought by it 200 Armies defeate...
176
Prayers against evil from enemies
177
Prayer in trouble instances thereof 203 Of prayerless persons or of not pray ing 204 The prayers of hypocrites 205 The prayers of the wicked not acc...
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Of praising God Praise and thanks due unto him and required from the righteous 207 Praises from the wicked unacceptable to God 203 The wicked ...
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It must be with sincerity 211 God prepareth his people for his praise or divine influences therefor 212 Thanking God through Christ 213 Praise is a ...
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Of singing the praises of God 215 Subjects of praise Gods goodness and mercy
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Praise for Christ 217 For blessings by and through Christ 218 For Gods will revealed 219 For the obedience and faith of Christians as owing to
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For his care of his church 221 For his great and marvellous works 222 For Gods marvellous acts upon the bodies and minds of mankind 223 For dail...
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God swears to Abraham
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Honouring God Honour due to God and claimed by him 227 God is honoured by acts of worship 228 By holiness of life 229 By keeping the Sabbat...
185
By faith 237 By good works 238 By various branches of duty 239 Doxologies or glory ascribed to God in worship 240 God is glorified in the restor...
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people By those who saw the mira cles wrought by Christ 241 The wicked glorify not God and are pu nished 242 God is glorified in the destruction ...
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For the church of
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Instances of such prayers
189
For enemies
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Instances of such prayers
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Motives to prayer It is a commanded duty
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God promiseth that he will hear prayer
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Declarations that he hath heard prayer
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Testimony of Gods people that he hath heard their prayers
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Their expectations that their prayers
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Keeping a good conscience 49 A good conscience how attained 50 Natural conscience instances of the force thereof 51 A weak conscience not to be ...
197
Serving God commanded 54 With the heart 55 With suitable dispositions 56 Gods servants Promises to them
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Prayers for them 58 Not serving God Threats 59 Obedience to God commanded 60 Universal obedience required
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Obedience required with a high esteem of Gods law 62 With resolution of heart 63 Ability for obedience promised 64 prayed
200
Ability from God acknowledged 66 Instances of obedience 67 Promises to the obedient
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Threats against the disobedient 69 Obedience to Christ commanded
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Promises to them that obey Christ 71 Promises to them that overcome tempta tions in obeying Christ 72 Disobedience to Christ Threats 73 Works G...
203
Good works commanded 75 Ability for good works promised 76 Promises to the performance of good works
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Examples of good works 78 Omission of good works Threats 79 Doing good Shunning evil and doing good commanded 80 Promises to them that d...
205
Threats against evildoers 84 Darkness and the works thereof 85 Threats against them 86 The righteous walk not in darkness 87 Dead works The wic...
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Works of the devil children of the devil 89 The righteous have no fellowship with tho children of the devil 90 Works of the flesh Living after the fle...
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Vileness 111 Confession of vileness 112 Abominableness
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Promises to the just and prayers for them 114 Threatenings against the unjust 115 The unjust hurtful in the earth
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The general character of a good mans walk and life 117 Promises to the good 118 Evil men 119 Perverseness 120 Threats 121 Threats against the fr...
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The righteous not froward 123 Stubbornness the stiffnecked in their own ways and ways of their own sight and eyes 124 The wicked are revolters 12...
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Enemies adversaries of the Lord 127 Deliverance from enmity against God 128 Gods threatenings against the wicked
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Threats against the wicked of evils as the consequences of wickedness under the providential government of
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Gods threatenings against sinners 131 Sinners threatened with various evils under the providence of God 132 Transgressors threatenings against them
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Iniquity forbidden 134 Gods threateningsagainst the workers thereof 135 Iniquity the punishment thereof threat ened under the providential govern ...
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Covenants and intermarriages with the inhabitants of Canaan forbidden to the Jews 141 Making covenants and intermarriages with transgressors of th...
220
Strange gods to be put away 143 Transgressors of this commandment among the people of Israel and the enticers thereto to be put to death 144 Thre...
221
Images the use of them forbidden 148 Gods judgments on the breakers of this commandment
222
Images no representation of God 150 Images were commanded to be broken 151 Images were broken 152 Instances of images used by apostates as ...
223
justice
227
its punishment 198 Persons unjustly accused of blasphemy 199 Of vows they are religiously to be fulfilled 200 Vows to do duty 201 Sinful vows
228
Fourth Commandment 202 Of the Sabbath 203 The Sabbath a day of rest from servile work 204 Duties of the Sabbath worshipping God reading hea...
229
Threatenings against Sabbathbreakers 209 Sabbath privileges withdrawn 210 The change of the Sabbath from the seventh to the first day of the week
230
CHAP XVI
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Charity with other graces enjoined 6 Approved examples of charity
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Hatred threatenings against it 8 Duty of the righteous towards those that hate them
233
Envy a mark of an unconverted state 14 Malice forbidden to the righteous 15 Malice in the wicked 16 Anger forbidden 17 Instances of the anger of ...
234
Contention forbidden 21 Promises against contention 22 The righteous contend only against sin 23 Peace commanded with promises to
235
Motives to peace among Christians 25 Peace prayed for 26 Peace the gift of God promises and instances thereof
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Peace promised to the church of God 29 Unity 30 Honouring one another 31 Despising others
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Strife forbidden to the godly 33 Fightings quarrels 34 Divisions forbidden 35 Offences forbidden
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Threats against offenders 37 Doing good to others 38 Doing evil 39 Doing wrong
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Doing mischief the character of the wicked 41 Of being harmless 42 Blameless 43 Promises to the merciful
240
Unmerciful Threats 45 Compassion and pity 46 Cruelty of the wicked 47 Forgiveness
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Revenge 49 Duty of giving and receiving good counsel 50 Rejecting evil counsel the duty and safety thereof
242
Mutual obligation to giving and receiving instruction 52 Of refusing instruction 53 To edify one another 54 To exhort one another 55 To warn one ...
243
Of not hearkening to reproof 61 Gentleness 63 To show kindness commanded 63 To give comfort 64 Friendship and faithfulness therein
244
Unfaithfulness in friendship Bearing with one anothers weaknesses
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Setting good example 68 Of enticing others and being enticed to sin 69 Of gratitude or returns of friendship 70 Ingratitude CHAP XVII
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Drunkenness the evils thereof 4 Of making others drunk 5 Sleep
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Labour commanded and promises to the laborious
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The study and pursuit of wisdom recom mended 9 The excellency of wisdom above all other endowments 10 Wisdom is profitable pleasant and ho n...
249
Wisdom prayed for 13 Wisdom and religion the same
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He receiveth no instruction 16 He discovereth his folly 17 His conduct towards his parents 18 A fool is mischievous 19 He is wrathful 20 Contentious...
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His folly is his pleasure 23 Treatment for fools 24 Folly and wickedness the same 25 Patience toward
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Patience toward men 27 Contentment 28 Discontent murmuring
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Grudging 30 Meekness the exercise of it required 31 How produced 32 Examples of meekness 33 Promises to the meek 34 Humility toward God 35 ...
254
Promises to humbled sinners 38 Examples of humility 39 The elect are humble 40 Humbled saints their expressions
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Pride against God 42 Pride against men 43 Spiritual pridesuch seem to be right eous
256
They are proud of their supposed wisdom and knowledge 45 The proud seek honour from men 46 Threats and prayers against the proud 47 Arroga...
257
truth
258
Threats against kings and nations for their pride
259
The Jews were forbidden to marry with the heathen 63 Embracing Christianity did not dissolve marriage contracts 64 Husbands duties 65 Duties of w...
260
Particular heads of instruction 71 Instances of parents careful to instruct their children 72 Correcting children 73 Parents careful to marry their childr...
261
Children promised 77 A desire of children natural to mankind 78 Gods care of mothers 79 Gods care of children 80 Grief of parents at parting with t...
262
Godly parents blessed in the happiness of their children 82 The wicked punished in the calamities of their children 83 Particular calamities threatened...
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Want of children to the wicked 90 Promises to the godly who are child
264
Duties of masters towards servants 96 Duties of servants 97 Duties of the civil magistrate to ad minister justice impartially
265
perverting of judg ment respect of persons
267
Through drunkenness 105 The misery of being governed by weak or wicked rulers 106 Wicked rulers set over people as a punishment for sin 107 ...
268
Particular instances of Gods providence exalting or abasing rulers 110 Duties toward governors Praying for them 111 Honour and respect to be show...
269
Ministers of Christ their duties The commission given to the apostles
270
Power committed to them 117 Excommunication
271
None may intrude into the ministerial office 119 Teaching truth the duty of ministers
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The good effects of preaching 121 A good ministry promised
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A faithful ministry Promises to and prayers for them 123 They are holy and unblameable in life and conversation 124 Their humility selfdenial and c...
275
They seek not applause from men they flatter not
276
Instances of becoming boldness in re proving sinners and declaring the truth 129 The sufferings of the apostles c for religion 130 Their temperance
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They pray for the people 132 The supports of Christians in general and of the Lords ministers in par ticular under sufferings for religion
278
Wicked ministers their sin and punish ment 134 Their covetousness
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Their intemperance
280
Their slothfulness 137 Of false prophets and false teachers They deceive the people 138 Duties toward the ministry To receive their instructions 139 ...
282
To give them support 142 Despising and not hearkening to their instructions Threats
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Sixth Commandment 144 Of murder 145 Cases wherein killing of a man was not to be punished with death 146 Threatenings against murderers 147 ...
284
Threatenings or the evil consequences of adultery and fornication 151 Examples exhortations promises c
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Things found lent or entrusted with a neighbour the law thereof 158 Oppression forbidden and duties towards the oppressed 159 Restitution to the in...
288
Oppressors threatened 161 Prayers for the oppressed 162 Promises to the oppressed 163 Duties of the rich toward the poor Hos pitality 164 Lending ...
289
Alms to be done in secret 167 To be given to the poor of every deno mination 168 To poor Christians especially 169 Promises to the poor
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duties toward them and threatenings against those that oppress them 172 Promises to the stranger fatherless and widow
291
Ninth Commandment 173 Of witnessbearing False swearing
292
Lying forbidden Sect 175 Abhorred by God and good men 176 Satan and his children are liars 177 Threatenings and prayers against liars
293
The words of the wicked injurious 179 Words of the wicked against God 180 Evil speaking
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Talkativeness rashness with the tongue 182 Flattery 183 Talebearing 184 Whispering 185 Backbiting 186 Slandering
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prayers and complaints against it 188 God will bring it upon the wicked 189 Promises against reproach 190 Reviling practised by the wicked and end...
296
Railing 192 Evil communications 193 Unprofitable disputes about religion 194 Cursing forbidden and avoided by the righteous 195 Practised by the...
297
They praise God with their mouths 198 The words of the righteous toward men
298
Tenth Commandment 199 Of covetousness 200 Threats against the covetous Instances of their punishment 201 An insatiable desire of riches 202 Th...
299
Possessing riches but not using them the vanity thereof 206 Riches are attended with care and trouble 207 They recommend no man to the favour of
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goodness
307
eternity
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shall be heard
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