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64 Finger of God.

96 God is the Holy One by way of emi-

65 God called a Rock.

66 Nothing hard to God.

97 Things pertaining to God called holy.

67 All things possible to God.

-His name, throne, heaven, place,

68 He is able to do every thing.

hill, &c. &c.

69 God's power in bis wonderful doings. 98 The goodness of God.

70 The prosperity and adversity of man in 99 The Lord doth good.

God's hand.

100 The mercy of God. He is merciful.

71 God's power in the creation of heaven 101 Mercy promised.

and earth.

102 Persons to whom mercy is promised.-

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in the government of the Those who obey, repent, fear, love, and

heavens and the earth.

trust in God.

73 Acts of God's power toward his church. 103 Mercy prayed for.

74 God's power towards the righteous. 104 Mercy acknowledged in various instances.

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in spiritual blessings toward 105 Thanks for mercy.

his people.

106 Mercy in the pardon of sin.

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against the wicked.

107 Pardon and forgiveness prayed for.

77 Sins of the wicked against the attribute 108 Compassion ascribed to God. God ex-

of power.-Duties resulting from, or cited to compassion towards his people.

founded upon the doctrine of God's 109 Compassion to whom promised.

power.

110 Instances of God's compassion.

78 God's power manifested in the miracles 111 Compassion ascribed to Christ.-In-

recorded in the Old Testament, in-

stanced under eleven different heads. 112 Pity ascribed to God. He hath pity on

79 The righteousness of God.

his people.

80 In punishing the wicked.

113 God will not pity the wicked.

81 In men’s reaping as they sow.

114 Long-suffering of God.

82 In rewards to the righteous.

115 Forbearance ascribed to God.

83 Things of God declared to be right.-116 Kindness ascribed to God, and promised

His judgments, statutes, precepts, tes- and exercised toward his people.

timonies, commands, words, ways. 117 Kindness prayed for.

84 The justice of God.

118 Thanks for God's kindness.

85 Injustice and iniquity denied of God. 119 Grace of God.—He is gracious.

86 God's truth-Truth ascribed to him. 120 God's throne is a throne of grace.

87 Things of God called truth.

121 God's Spirit is a Spirit of grace.

88 Lying denied of God.

122 Christ is gracious.

89 The faithfulness of God.

123 The grace of God in the economy of

90 Things of God called faithful.-His man's salvation. In election.

commands, testimonies, word, counsels, 124 Our calling is of grace.

Christ.-God is to be praised for his | 125 Justification is of grace.

faithfulness.

126 Pardon of sin is through grace.

91 God's faithfulness in fulfilling his pro- 127 Adoption through grace.
mises.

128 Sanctification through grace.

92

in fulfilling his threat- 129 The Gospel is of grace given.

enings.

130 Giving alms called grace.

93 God's purity.—God is pure.

131 Ministerial abilities are of grace.

94 God's holiness.

132 Effects of the Gospel in a sanctified na

95 God's holiness otherwise expressed.

ture and practice, called grace.

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133 Faith through grace.

13 His soul.

134 Hope through grace.

14 Man's spiritual state after his creation.

135 Prayer and praise through grace. 15 Man's first disobedience or fall from his

136 Salvation is of grace.

happy state.

137 Grace prayed for.

16 His first sin and its consequences referred to.

138 God's favour.

17 Angels. Their number.

139

denied to the wicked. 18 Their names-Cherubim, &c.

140 God giveth the favour of men.

19 Their nature.—Superior to man.

141 He withholdeth the favour of men. 20 They excel in strength.

142 God is bountiful.

21 Their employment for the good of God's

143 Men onght to be bountiful.

people.

144 God's blessing.—He blesseth his people. 22 Instances of the care and services of an-

145 Persons pronounced blessed; their graces gels for God's people.

and duties.

23 Revelations of God's will, and directions,

146 God's blessing promised by way of cove- given by angels.

nant; or covenant blessings.

24 Angels inflict God's judgments on the

147 God's anger.

wicked.

148

threatened against the wicked. 25 Their attendance on, and services to Christ

149 Wrath of God threatened against sinners.

on earth.

150 God is wrath.–Prayers deprecating his 26 They shall attend Christ at his coming to

wrath. Promises.

judgment.

151 God's indignation against sinners. 27 Their employment at the day of judgment.

152 Fury ascribed to God.

28 They are worshippers of God the Father.

153 His vengeance.

29 They worship Christ, and are subject to

154 God abhorreth.

him.

155 loatheth—despiseth.

30 Devils are angels that sinned, and are re-

156 hateth.

served unto punishment.

157 The Lord is a terrible God.

31 What their sin is supposed to have been.

158 The dreadful God.

32 Names given to them in scripture.

159 God is jealous for his people. Promises. 33 They are enemies to all good, and pro-

His jealousy in threats against sinners. moters of sin and misery.

160 Zeal ascribed to God.

34 Satan's enmity to Christ and his servants.

35 Devils believe that there is a God. They

CHAP. II.

knew Christ.

36 They knew Christ's servants.

of Creation.

37 They know the sacred scriptures.

1 God created all things.

38 Satan was overcome by Christ.

2 He created the heavens and the earth. 39 He is overcome by Christians through di-

3 Sun, moon, and stars.

vine power communicated.

40 Promises to them that overcome Satan.

5 Summer and winter.

41 Duties exhorted to in opposition to Satan.

6 North and south.

7 Clouds, wind.

CHAP. III.

8 Rain.

God's Government.

9 Creatures in the sea.

10 Inferior creatures on the dry land.

1 God is King, Ruler and Governor of the

11 Grass, herbs and trees.

world; having a throne, kingdom, do-

12 Man created. His body.

minion, government.

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2 God is the Law-giver.

37 How any of mankind come into the rela-

3 He is the Judge of the earth.

tion of children unto God, besides that

4 Counsels of God. He hath his counsels.

of being created by him.

5 Purpose of God.

38 Blessings from God as a father to his

6 God doth will.

people as his children.

7 Determinations of God.

39 Marks and characters of God's children, in

8 Ordinations of God.—Things ordained of the exercise of the graces, and practice

God.

of the duties of religion.

9 Decrees of God. Things decreed. 40 The wicked styled children of whatever

10 Things appointed of God.

principle reigns in them.

11 Predestination. Things predestinated. 41 Under God, their heavenly Father, Chris-

12 Election of the Jews.

tians are brethren and sisters, and owe

13 Election of Christians.

to each other the duties of that relation.

14 Persons chosen or elected of God to fill 42 Christ is their elder brother.

offices in church and state.

43 Salvation. God is a Saviour. He saveth

* 15 Calling.–God doth call; his people are his people.

called.

44 Persons to whom salvation is promise.l.-

16 Particular persons called to offices.- Salvation prayed for.

Priests, &c.

45 Salvation is of grace.

17 Justification.—God justifieth.

46 The word of God a mean of salvation.

18 Men not justified by the works of the law. 47 Ministry a mean of salvation.

19 Men are justified freely, and by grace 48 God a defence. He is the defence of his

through Christ.

people.

20 Sanctification.God sanctified the Jews.

49 Redemption.—God a Redeemer.

21 Jews were commanded to sanctify them- 50 God redeemeth his people from enemies
selves.

and other evils.— Threats.—Redemption

22 God doth sanctify Christians.

of particular persons from evils.

23 God sanctifieth Christians by his word and 51 God a counsellor.—He giveth counsel to

Spirit.

the righteous.

24 Justification and sanctification otherwise 52 He depriveth the wicked of counsel.

expressed.—God doth wash, &c. 53 God a teacher; he doth teach his people,

25 God doth cleanse.—Duty to cleanse our- -Teaching from God prayed for.

selves. Promises to the cleansed.

54 The Holy Ghost teacheth.

26 God doth purge. Duty.

55 God doth instruct.

27 God purifieth.-Duty.

56 God doth direct.

28 God doth refine.

57 God doth lead.--Promises that God will

29 The Lord is a God unto his people ; he is lead his people.

with them and among them.

58 Christ doth lead.

30 God forsaketh not his people.

59 God doth guide his people.

31 Prayers that God would not forsake his 60 God doth strengthen.-Strength promised.

people.

-Prayed for.-Obtained.

32 God forsaketh the wicked.

God doth uphold.

33 God doth not cast off nor reject his 62 God giveth safety.

people.

63 God a shield, rock, fortress, refuge, &c.

34 Prayers against being cast off.

64 God is a helper to his people.—Help from

35 God casteth off and rejecteth the wicked. God promised.-Prayed for.--Help ac-

36 God a Father.-He is a Father to his knowledged.

people.

65 Help from the creatures vain.

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66 God a deliverer.--He delivereth from sick- 5 The time of his life and death fixed by

other events foretold in prophecy.

67 God delivereth from enemies, &c. and op- 6 The country and town where Christ should

pression.

be born.

68 Christ a deliverer.—Deliverance prayed 7 Prophecies concerning his forerunner,

for.

John Baptist.

69 Persons that shall be delivered.—The poor 8 Christ's purging the temple.

and needy.

9 His working miracles.

70 Prophets and apostles.

10 That the Spirit of the Lord should be upon

71 All God's faithful servants.

him.

72 Deliverance from moral evil.

11 That he should be a prophet.

73 God delivereth into natural evil.—The 12 That he should preach or teach.

wicked into their enemies' hands.- 13 That he should not seek the applause of

Heathens into the hands of the Israel.

ites.

14 That he should be a sufferer.-Infirmities

74 The Lord doth keep his people.—He keep- he endured.

eth his servants from evil.

15 That he should be despised of men.

75 God preserveth his people.

16 That he should be hated.

76 God is the creator of his people. --Threats 17

reproached.

against those who apostatized.

18 Reproaches that were cast upon him.

77 He is the creator of Christians; they are 19 That he should be persecuted.

new creatures, God's workmanship. 20 That the Jews and Gentiles should join

78 Duty of Christians as new creatures.

against him.

79 God is to his people their planter, builder, 21 That he should be sold for money.

&c.; they are his planting, his vineyard 22 The use they apply the money to foretold.

which he watereth, &c.—God planted 23 Prophecies concerning his betrayer.

the Jewish nation in Canaan.

24 Concerning the miserable end of Judas.

80 The Lord planted, watered, and made

-How this is expressed by Christ.

fruitful the Jewish church.

25 That Christ should be forsaken.—How ex-

81 Apostasy or unfruitfulness; threats and re-

pressed by him.

proofs against it.

26 Peter's denying him.

82 The fruitful, whether Jews or Gentiles, are 27 That Christ should be beaten and spit on.

God's planting.

28 Christ's own testimony of this.

29 What kind of death he should die.

CHAP. IV.

30 Christ's silence.

31 They gave sentence against him.
Prophecies concerning Christ, his Sufferings, 32 They gave him gall.
Death, Resurrection, $c.

mock him on the cross.
Christ.

34 part his garments.

1 The testimony of prophecy appealed to as 35 His words on the cross.—He prays for his

a foundation of faith in Christ.

enemies.

2 The testimony of prophecy urged by the 36 His death.

apostles.

37 That a bone of him should not be broken.

3 Prophecies concerning Christ, fulfilled in 38 That he should be buried with the rich.

his incarnation, life, death, resurrection 39

arise from the dead.

and ascension.

40 Christ rests the credit of his pretensions

4 The nation, tribe and family he was to de- on the event of his rising from the dead.
scend from

41 The witnesses of his resurrection.

Miracles of 33

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42 Other evidences of his resurrection ; his 2 He is distinguished from the created sons of

appearances, &c.

God.

43 He was raised by the power of God. 3 Christ is called the image of God.

44 Prophecies concerning his ascension. 4

God.

45 That he should sit at God's right hand. 5

Lord.

46 The Holy Ghost promised.

6 Christ is one with the Father.

47 Promised by Christ.

7 The same things spoken of the Father, and

48 Prophecies of Christ concerning the per- of Christ. Christ's titles in general,

secution of Christians.

arranged alphabetically.

49 Miracles of Christ.—The evidence of mi-

racles appealed to as a foundation of

CHAP. VII.

faith in him.

50 New Testament miracles a foundation of

Christ's Works.

faith in Christ. Those attending the

1 He created all things.

birth of Christ and that of John his fore-

2 He will raise the dead.

3 Will change the bodies of men.

51 Miraculous cures performed by Christ, and 4 He will judge the world.
the effects thereof.

5 He will dispense suitable rewards and pu
52 Devils cast out.

nishments.
53 Sicknesses healed. Blindness, deafness, 6 Rewards from Christ to the righteous.
lameness, &c.

7 Punishments to be inflicted on the wicked

54 The dead raised to life.

by Christ.

55 He calms the wind and sea, walks on the

water, feeds thousands, &c., &c.

56 Miracles accompanying the death of

CHAP. VIII.

Christ,

Worship offered to Christ.

57 Christ empowers his disciples to work mi-

racles.

1 Acts of worship offered to Christ jointly

58 Miracles wrought by the apostles.

with the Father.

2 Acts of worship offered to Christ alone.

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