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II. 28.

Judgment, twofold, of authority Lent, the forty days of, badly ob-
and discretion, I. 538.

served by the Papists, I. 481.
day, will come soon and suddenly, Liberality, should be exercised, II.

105.
Justice of God in punishing, II. 56. Liberty, Christian, in regard to ce-
Justification, is accompanied with remonies, I. 480.
sanctification, I. 457.

Life of grace and of glory, not bo-

dily or carnal, the true life, II.
20; of grace, the pupillage for
glory, ibid.
natural, tends to death; spiritual,

to eternal blessedness, ibid.:

Life of the saints how hidden, ibid.
Kind, we ought to be so, II. 105. &c. ; how with Christ in God, 21;
Kingdom of heaven, what it signi. in what sense Christ is our life,

fies, and how many things it de 24; on what accounts he may be
notes, I. 158_161; II. 285.

called the author of eternal life,
or celestial blessedness, always to ibid.
be contemplated and sought after, eternal, in what it consists, 25.
II. 6, 7. See Blessedness.

Limbus, of the Fathers, no where
Kingdom come, on the Petition“ Let exists, I. 471.
thy,&c. l. 90, 91.

Local succession of no avail with-
Knowledge which we have of God out succession of doctrine, I. 20.

threefold, 1. 181; neither of Long-suffering, what it is, I. 137.
which approaches to his essence, how it differs from patience, and
ibid.

from fortitude, 138; use and ne-
Knowledge of Christ, 362_364. cessity of it in a Christian, 139,
Knowlerige and virtue ought to be 140.
united in a Christian, 131;

Love, not God himself, but a gift
is increased by virtue, ibid.

of God, I. 65.
of human learning does not com inseparably follows faith, does not
mend us to Christ, 92, 93.

form it, 66, 67 ; participates with
others in all things, 571.
to love, what it is, 1. 10, Ul;
is never abated by separation,
372, 373.
internal, manifested by external

acts, II. 169, 282.
Laity ought to read the Scriptures, Love, two things allure to it and
I. 122, 266: II. 132, 263 ;

care, I. 107 ; wherein it is found.
to teach one another, I. 137, 138. ed, II. 281; is fourfold, I. 70;
Laodicea, the celebrated city of, whence every one derives it, 109.

overthrown by an earthquake, II. Love of God towards us, gratuitous,
293; the Epistle to the Laodi. 33; prevents us, 89;
ceans, said to be extant, not an is the first cause of our reconcilia-
Epistle of Paul, but a forgery, tion, 235.
302, 303.

of benevolence towards the elect
Law, how it differs from the Gos is internal and perpetual, the love

pel, I. 262 ; moral, in what way of friendship not so, II. 68; 98-
contrary to us, 463; ceremonial, 100.
how contrary to us, 464 ; how the Love of a husband towards his wife,
former is one away, and the lat. in what it consists, II. 159.
ter abrogated by the death of of oneself, why not commanded,
Christ, 465.

and wherefore censured, I. 71.
Law, works of do not justify, see Luke the Evangelist, who and what,
Works.

II. 295.
Laws, ecclesiastical, do not bind the Lust, impure, ll. 47; the motion

conscience of themselves, 369; of to be repressed, 48.
480; 526; neither do human Lying, what, II. 75; instances of,
laws, II. 198.

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Magistrates, are all from God, II.

254 ; to be obeyed even if hea-

thens and idolaters, 198; 254.
Malice, what, 11. 66.
Man, naturally dead as to spiritual

things, I. 451; prone to every
evil, II. 65.
old, what, and how put off, 83 ;
the members of 34, 36.

new, what, 84; his members, 98.
Men all, comprehended under every

creature, I. 264.
Mark, who, II. 281, 282; convert.

ed by Peter, ibid. ; wrote the
Gospel taught him by Peter,
ibid.; first Bishop of Alexandria,

ibid.
Marriage, evil of unequal or impro.

per, 1. 159; contracted against
the will of parents, is sin, "187 ;
confirmed from the moment of

contract, 188.
Martyrs, their sufferings make no

satisfaction for others, I. 277,
279; festivals of, appointed for

the worship of God alone, 487.
Mary, how said to have been full of

grace, 232.
Masters, responsibility of, I. 211;

II. 221 ; duties and obligations in
regard to their servants, II. 216_

220.
Meats, no distinction of to Chris.

tians, I. 480, 481; 521-523;
what there was formerly among
the Jews, 478; what was signified

by those forbidden, 490.
Mediator, ought to be God-man, I.

163; the alone Mediator, as well
of Redemption as of meritorious

intercession is Christ, ibid.
Meekness, the duties of and motives

to, Il. 107, 108.
Members of the old man, what, II.

34, 35.
Mercy to be shewn on the calanıi.

ties of others, 103.
Merits of no man extend beyond

his own person, I. 280 ;
none of congruity before grace,
90 ; 149; 259 ; nor of condiguity

after grace, 124; 149; 279.
Might, spiritual, in what exercised

and what it effects, I. 132-134.
Mind, See Understanding
Ministers ought to await a call, I.

29; their call twofold, ibid. ; yea,
threefold, 268; order ought to exist

among them as among unequals,
296; to be attached to certain
places and people, 298; when ab-
sent from their flock, more solici.
tous about it, 344 ; ought never
to be wholly absent, 373.
all their sufficiency from Christ
and his Spirit, 330; II. 239-241;
their efficacy for the salvation of
mankind, 1. 8; are not to be
slothful, 7, 8; 298 ; 341 ; are as
centinels, 389; what considera-
tions excite them to diligence, 104,
105 ; II. 305 ; in what their fide-
lity consists, I. 105; II. 248, in
what their duty in preaching con.
sists, 1. 318 ; ought to teach both
the Law and the Gospel, but in
different ways, 319, 320; in the
discharge of their duty must act
impartially towards all, 321 ; to
defend the Gospel and their fel.
low.ministers, 340; should re-
prove the vices of all, II. 247 :
not accommodate their statements
to the errors of their hearers,
ibid. ; ought not to affect elo-
quence, 1. 105; should apply ge-
neral doctrines, 248 ; preach the
word freely and boldly, II. 246;
constantly and diligently, 247;
sincerely and faithfully, adding
nothing to it, nor withholding any
thing, 248, 249 ; fitly and suit-

ably to their hearers, 250.
Ministers, their dignity, 1. 104;

293 ; II. 271; 288; ought not to
decry or depreciate one another,
I. 101; II. 272; should endea.
vour to maintain a good repute,
I. 101, 102 ; ought to be humble,
103 ; must not be immodest or
vulgar, II. 74 ; are not lords of
our faith, f. 268; but ministers
only, 293 ; should not only preach
to, but also pray for their people,
I. 31; 113; 289; constantly and
earnestly, 113, 114; II. 290 ;
ought to enquire into the life and
manners of every one committed
to their care, II. 268; particularly

to esteem the more pious, 275.
Ministers, what things afford them

joy, I. 373; should especially re.
joice in the spiritual welfare of
their flock, I. 54; 340; should
warn their people against sedu-
cers, 389.
how they absolve from sins, I.
286 ; ought to be animated to en-

dure the cross, I. 270; 292; 329;

N.
II. 245 ; and to exhort others to
constancy under it, II. 269. Name of Christ, what it is to do
on what accounts they may de- any thing in the, II. 146.
clare their labours, I. 338, 339; Name, the origin not so much to be
should be prayed for by the peo. regarded as the use, 1.3; without
ple, I. 238; that they may be the reality avails nothing, I. 10,
useful, 242; competent and dili 23; 100; 443; II. 274.
gent, II. 244.

Nations, no distinction of with God,
Ministers' doctrines not to be re. 11. 90.

ceived without examination, I. Nature, our's good at the creation,
388 ; 538.

I. 250; corrupt, incapable of spi-
Mode of acting sometimes of more ritual things, 146; is not disposed

importance than the action, II. for grace, 453; II. 60; is alien-
246.

ated from God, I. 249; at enmity
Monachism is not a state of perfec with God, and God an enemy to
tion, I. 326; II. 92.

it, 250, 251.
Monasteries, ought not to be enter. Natural corruption, pervades all the

ed by children against the cun faculties of the soul, 452, 453:
sent of their parents, II. 174 man thereby dead as to spiritual
186.

perceptions, 450; explained by
Monks, the Carthusian, abstain from parts, 451, 452; all prone to
meat, I. 481.

every evil on account of it, Il.
of Palestine, their austerities, 65.
539.

Negations in comparisons, their pe-
Mortification what, and what things culiar use, II. 203.

required to it, II. 31, 33; Christ Neighbour, who is our's, and how
the author of a threefold mortifi. the object of our love, I. 72.
cation, I. 444; quickening joined New-Moon, the festival of among
to mortification, 442, 445; ought the Jews, what it signified, 1.
to extend to all sins, 439, 457 ; 492.
admits of degrees, 442; in this Newness of life, 444, 445.
respect differs from natural death, Nobility commends no one to God,
II. 33; how they who are dead II. 94, 95.
unto sin ought still to mortify Nourishment of the body of Christ,
themselves, 34; how far the re what it signifies, I. 513, 514.
newed are dead unto sin, 16; how
any one can abolish sin in this
life, and how not, I. 440; the
mortification of a Christian perpe-
tual, laborious, and hazardous, Obedience, see Subjection.
II. 37.

blind, not good, I. 122; 534,
Mortification of the flesh by exter. 535.

nal exercises; with examples of Obedience of wives towards their
it, I. 539, 540; how far such ex. husbands, II. 151; of children
ercises may and ought to be under. towards their parents, 168; of ser.
gone, 542, 543; errors of those vants towards their masters, 196.

who sin in this respect, 541. Obscenity in language to be avoided,
Multitude tends to confirm the 73.

minds of believers, 1.94, 95. Omniscience, does not appertain to
not a mark of the Church, 516, the human nature of Christ, I.
517.

363_-365.
Mystery, what it signifies, I. 300; Onesimus, a deacon, II. 273.

taken for the sum of Evangelical Opportunity to be embraced, I. 305 ;
doctrine, 356 ; for the calling of II. 257, 258.
the Gentiles, 300, 502.

Order, what it is, 295, 296; va-
Mysteries to be believed, not dis rious significations of, I. 374,375;
cussed, 303, 304,

encomiums of it, 375; all things
done of God by order, II. 50.

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Pappula, instanced by Papists to jus.

lify opposition to parental autho.

rity, Il. 183.
Parents, duty of obedience to them,

169; the extent of it, 171; is
well-pleasing to God, 173; re.
stricts children from entering mo-
nasteries against their parents'
consent, 175_177.
obedience to them must yield to

obedience to God, 178, 179.
Parents, conduct of towards their

children, 190_193; the evils of

treating children harshly, 194.
Passion of Christ was perfect, 273,

274; was satisfactory as well for

all punishment as guilt, 278.
Passover, why instituted, and what

it signifies, I. 491.
Patience, what, 1. 137; how it may

be determined as genuine, 140;
differs from fortitude, 137; how
from long-suffering, ibid. ; II.108.
manifold need of it, I. 138; ma-
nifold advantages, 140; motives
to it, II. 108; especially neces.

sary to ministers, I. 331, 332.
Patience of Christ, II. 115.
Paul, whence so named, different

opinions about, I. 2 ; his charac.
ter, life, and commendations from
several autliors, 2, 3; had all
things requisite for the Apostle-
ship, 4; was the Apostle of the
Gentiles, 296, 297; why he so
often speaks of his Apostleship,
4; his labours, 327, 328; con.
flicts, 338; why he associates Ti.

mothy with himself, 6.
Paula, her abstinence, I. 540.
Peace, meaning of the term among

the Hebrews, and as used by the
A postles, I. 30; all from God,
31; II. 123, 127.
among brethren should be sincere,

125; motives to it, 124–126.
Peace and grace, why joined toge-

ther, I. 29; peace the effect of

grace, ibid.
Pædobaptism, I. 448, 449.
Pelagianism, history of, II. 183.

Penitence, our's the work of God,

Il. 62.
external exercises of, see Morti.

fication.
Pentecost, why instituted, and what

it signified, I. 491.
People ought to pray for their mi-

nisters, see Ministers.
Perfection or fulness of grace what,

I. 230; how manifold, 232; im-
parted for the way, and for the
inheritance, 115; 325; II. 290-
292; of parts and degrees, 1.325,
326; absolute not to be attained
in this life, I. 147; II. 291 ; does
not arise froni good works, I. 149;
is not attached to a state of Mo-
nachism, 326; II. 187, 188.
Perseverance in grace, to be con-

stantly aimed at, I. 81, 116; 380,

381; II. 291.
Perseverance crowns all, I. 80; II.

291.
Person, what, I. 417; of Christ one,
414 et seqq. ; in what sense he is
said to be united to the Father,
ibid.
the naming of either in the sacred
Trinity does not exclude the rest,
55, 209.
Philosophy, true wliat, 390; is ne-

cessary to a Divine, 391; its use
in theology manifold, 395–398;
and even to commend it, 399; is
not contrary, but inferior, to Re-
ligion, 393; its abuses manifold,
394; not to be consulted in mat-
ters of faith, 391 ; 509; false the

parent of all heresies, 305 ; 395.
Poor to be relieved, II. 103, 104.
Prayer the parts of, I. 114; how

they differ, ibid. ; manner of, 113;
II. 228; 290; conditions, 224, 226,
227; how we must pray always,
I. 58, 113; II. 227 ; why, 230;
must be with watchfulness, bodily
and mental, 231-235; with
thanksgiving, I. 57, 58; II. 235;

why, ibid., 236.
Prayer, should be mutual, 238; mi.

nisters should pray for their peo-
ple, I. 31; 58; II. 280; the peo-

ple for their ministers, II. 237.
Prayer for others the best mark of

love, especially in ministers, I.
340, 341; II. 289.
the weapon of the priest, Il. 290.
must be made in a known tongue,
and with the understanding, 228,
229; mode of among the Egyp.
tian monks, 225; should be of.
fered to God alone, and why, I.
505_507; he alone is to be en-

treated for grace, 33.
Prayer, who they are that can con-

fidently pray to God, 36; success

of in the Scriptures. II. 226.
Preaching the word, how it is the
instrument of producing faith, I.
86; the Gospel was preached
through the whole world, and
how, °91–93; how ministers

ought to preach, II. 246–250.
Presence of God, threefold, 1. 415.
Present in Spirit, what, 372.
Pride, to be discarded, II. 156.
Procrastination not to be yielded to,

I. 99.
Properties of the Divine Nature not

communicated to the human, I.

364, 365,
Psalnis, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs,
how they differ, II. 140.
in what manner to be used by
Christians, 141-144; antiquity
of the custom, 143.

Quickening of sinners the work of

omnipotence, and twofold, 1.455,
456.

Redemption, obtained by Christ

alone, 171; our's in this life not
complete, and why, 165 ; not to
be contemplated without grati-
tude, 144; what the redeemed
were, and what they become, 154,

155.
Redeeming the time, what it im-

ports, II. 257, 258.
Regeneration, necessarily precedes

the resurrection, I. 222.

precedes glory, II. 27.
Religion what it is, I. 503.
does not subvert political order,

II. 198.
Remission of sins, what, l. 457 ;

gratuitous, ibid. ; universal, 458;
how the article in the Creed is to
be understood, 48, 49; guilt being
remitted the punishment is re-
mitted, 278, 288; 457; to remit
sins peculiar to God, 458, 459;
how assigned to ministers, 286 ;
459; assured to believers, 37;
may be doubted of by them, but

not as believers, 49.
Renewed, their sins hateful to God,

but not themselves, 126, 127.
Reputation to be guarded and pre-

served, I. 102.
Resurrection, Christ the first fruits

of it, 224; the threefold author
of our's, 225, 226; the Father
raised Christ, and yet he raised

himself, 448.
Resurrection spiritual as well as bo.

dily, 224, 225; Christ arose from
the dead and quickens us from sin
by the same Almighty power, 446,
447 ; II. 10.
of Christ to be exhibited in our
life, 445; II. 7.
our's is twofold, and both effected
by Christ, II. 10; our spiritual
resurrection ought to be a copy of
Christ's bodily resurrection, 11;
is wrought in us by virtue of the
resurrection of Christ, 10.

the confidence of Christians, 29.
Revenge, how far it is lawful and

disallowed to a Christian, II, 113,
14.

by duel is not lawful, 116, 117.
Revilers of the Ministry warned, 1.

104.
Righteous we are so by the imputa.

tion of Christ's righteousness, I.

424.
Righteousness of God in punishing,

II. 55, 56.

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Reason natural, discovers not the

objects of faith, I. 391; See Phi.

losophy.
Reconcile, meaning of the term, 234,

245; how angels may be said to
be reconciled to God, 244, 246 ;

430; how all creatures, 247.
Recouciliation twofold, 254, 255;

the primary author of our's, God;
the proxiinate agent, Christ, 234.
is made to the whole Trinity, but
said to be to the Father on two
accounts, 237, 238; Christ alone
could effect it, 239; hath recon-
ciled us to himself, ibid.
its accomplishment through death
the most suitable and consistent
mode, 241, 242, and by the death

on the Cross, 243.
Redeemer, our's ought to be God

and man, I. 163 ; 409, 410.
Redemption four modes of effecting

it, I. 166 ; all redeemed by
Christ, the elect alone in Christ,
163, 164.

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