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INDEX.

N. B. The references are to the number of topics, on the top of the pages. Fig.
ures in a parenthesis refer to specifications which are inserted under a few of tho
subjects,
Ability of God to sanctify, 494. Bad company, 109.
Of man, 289.

Baptism, [No. 1] design of, 22.
Abrahamic covenant, 104—7. Proper administrators, 23.
Acceptance with God, 489. Proper subjects, 24.
Activity and dependence, 253. Mode of, 25.

In conversion, 50546. John's baptism, (No. 27 27.
Adam's sin, consequences, 150. Christ baptized, 28.
Adoption, 490.

Enjoined, 29.
Adultery, 361-3.

Or households, 30.
Afflictions common, 1.

Import and modes of, 31.
From God, 2.

Bearing injuries, 196, 428.
Beneficial, 3.

Benevolence of God, 214.
Short, 4.

Of Christ, 49, 51.
Support under, 5.

Of saints, 547.
Demand sympathy, 6. Disinterested, 369.
Misimproved, 7.

Works of, 304, 450
Aged, duties towards, 8. Bible inspired, 32.
Agency of God, 243.

True, 33.
of the Spirit, 499–501. Will be fulfilled, 34.
Alms-giving, 421, 450.

Confirmed by miracles, 35.
Amusements, 9.

By prophecy, 36.
Angels, how employed, 10. Intelligible, 37.
Angels apostate, 11.

The rule of faith, 38.
Character and devices, 12, The means of grace, 39.
13.

To be taught and read, 40.
Suggestions of, 14.

A written revelation, 41.
To be resisted, 15.

Sin of perverting it, 42.
Anger, sin and folly of, 597. Bishops, 89, 90.
Apostates, 16.

Blasphemy, see Swearing, 577,
End of, 17.

Blessedness of God, 212, 213.
Never truly regenerated, 18. Of heaven, 313.
Assurance of hope, 326. Blindness of sinners, 165.
Atheism and unbelief, 592. And delusion, 249.
Atonement, see Redemption, Boasting, 422, 553.
484.

Boldness, 403.
Backbiting, 589.

Bond-service, 558.
Backsliding common, 19. Bridling the tongue, 591.

Offensive to God, 20. Brotherly love, 99.
Backsliders, precepts for, 21. Capital crimes, 296.

Censoriousness, 589.

Church convention, 91.
Charity, see Love, 368.

Ordinances, 92–94.
Chastisement of children, 424. Profession, 95.
Chastity required, 362.

Order and discipline, 96.
Cheerfulness, 43.

Edification, 97.
Chief end of God, 203.

One body, 98.
Of man, 272.

Fellowship and unity, 99-
Children, docile, &c. 44.

102.
Duties of to parents, 45. Divisions, 100.
Correction of, 46.

Root and branches, 103.
Childhood, season of, 47. Covenant, [Abrahamic)104.
Christ's example, 48.

Involves true religion, 105.
Self-denial, 49.

Seal of, 106.
Deadness to the world, 50. Included offspring, 107. –
Love and compassion, 51. Not abolished, 108.
Condescension, 52.

Civil government, 292—8.
Meekness and modesty, 53. Companions, good and bad,
Diligence, 54.

109.
Prayerfulness, 55.

Compassion to sufferers, 6.
Christ, a preacher, 56.

Of God, 215, 447.
A reprover, 57.

or Christ, 51.
Applauded, 58.

Complacency, divine, 433.
Persecuted unto death, 59. Condescension, 110.
Christ's humanity, 60.

Of Christ, 52.
Dependence, 61.

Conditions of the gospel, 279.
Subjection as a son, 62. Of salvation, see Terms,
Exaltation, 63.

Confession of sin, 111.
Divine titles, 64.

Conformity to the world, 172.
Equality with God, 65. Conscience, faculty of, 112.
Divine attributes, 66.

Seared and defiled, 113.
Divine works, 67, 68.

Often misleads, 114.
Divine honors, 69, 70.

Will not always sleep, 115.
Offices, 71.

To be enlightened and obey-
Mystery, 72.

ed, 116.
Final triumph, 73.

Ofothers to be respected, 117.
Christ a king, 74.

Comforts of, 118.
Christ's spiritual kingdom, 75. Consideration, 119.

Generally opposed, 76. Contempt and scorn, 467.
Will overthrow others, Contending for truth, 184.
77, 78.

Contention, quarrelsome, 597.
And occasion joy, 79. Contentment, 120.
A general warning, 80. Convention, ecclesiastical, 91.
Its progress, 81.

Conversion, see Regeneration,
Its duration, 82.

494.
Church, design of, 83.

Of the Jews, 350.
Foundation of, 84.

Conviction, 496.
Beloved and prayed for, 85. Courtesy, 121.
Sase, 36.

Covenant of redemption, 483
Its head and lawgiver. 87,88. Abrahamic, 104—8.
Its officers, 89, 90.

Covetousness 122, 123.

Creation, its author, 124. Depravity, enmity against
Time employed in, 125.

God, 158.
Use of the stars, 126.

Disobeying God, 159.
Wisdom of creation, 127. Forgetting God, 160.
Crucifixion of Christ, 59. Works of darkness, 161.
Cruelty, 163, 567.

Sensuality, 162.
To servants, 561.

Ingratitude and cruelty, 163.
Cursing, see Swearing, 577. Stupidity and ignorance,
Custom, power of, 128.

164, 165.
Darkness, works of, 161. Deceit and hypocrisy, 166, 7.
Day of judgment, 140.

Under restraint, 168.
Deacons, 89, 90.

Identity of in all ages, 169.
Death, came by sin, 129. Despondency, 170.

The common lot of all, 130. Devices of Satan, 13.
Time of appointed, 131. Devils, 11-15.
Ordered by God, 132. Diet, 194.
Soon approaches, 133. Dignity of man, 372.
Often sudden, 134.

Diligence, 171.
Destroys not the soul, 135. Or Christ, 54.
Desirable to the good, 136. Directions to sinners, 506.
Patient waiting for, 137. Discipline of church, 96.
Dreadful to the wicked, 138. Dishonesty, 594.
Preparation for, 139. Disinterested love, 369.
The second, 474.

Disobedience to God, 159.
In impenitence, 475.

To parents, 424.
Or Christ, 59.

Divine perfections, 204–228.
And general judgment, 140. Divine teaching, 504.

Why appointed, 141. Divinity of Christ, 64–71.
Will come suddenly, 142. Of the Holy Spirit, 319.
Destruction of earth, 143. Divisions and separations, 100
Final separation, 144. Divorce, 377.
Will reveal Christ, 145. Dress, 172.
Secret things revealed, Drunkenness, 337–341.
146.

Early piety, 47.
Final decisions of, 147. Edification, 97.
Deceit and falsehood, 370, 371. Effectual calling, 502.
Deceiving ourselves, 556. Elders of the church, 90.
Decrees of God, 233.

Election, national, 237.
Delight in God, 543.

Individual, 238.
Delusion, 165, 249.

Enmity against God, 158.
Dependence, 244, 245.

Envy, '173.
And activity, 253.

Error, destructive, 174.
Depravity, man's fall, 149. Trials of, 175.

Early consequences of, 150. To be refuted, 404.
Ground of punishment, 151. Errorists to be avoided, 176
Nature of, 152.

To be reproved, 404.
Its relation to law, 153. Example required, 177.
Its prevalence, 154.

Good and bad, 178.
Native, 155.

Of Christ, 48.
Total, and strong, 156, 157. Excommunication, 96.

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Excuses of sinners, 290, 291. Glory of Christ, 73.

Expostulation, divine, 287. Of saints in heaven, 314, 315

Extortion, 595.

Glorifying God, 272, 273.

Extravagance, 179.

Gluttony, 194.

Faith, its nature, 180.

God, known by his works, 201

In Christ and in truth, 181. A moral agent, 202.

Examples, and effects of 182. Made all for himself, 203.

Strength of, required, 183. God's eternity, 204.

Contending for, 184.

Greatness and majesty, 205

Of miracles, 185, 186.

Invisibility, 206.

Spurious, 187.

Immutability, 207.

Faithfulness of God, 216–491. Omnipotence, 208.

Fall of man, 149.

Omniscience and foreknowl-

False teachers, 414—416.

edge, 209.

Fasting, directions for, 188. Omnipresence, 210.

Exemplified, 189.

Self-existence, 211.

Faults to be reproved, 513. Blessedness, 212, 213.

Fear of God, 267, 403.

Benevolence, 214.

Of man forbidden, 267, 403. Compassion, 215.

Fellowship with God, 543. Faithfulness, 216.

Of saints, 99—101.

Forbearance, 217.

Of errorists forbidden, 176, Goodness, 218.

415.

Holiness, 219.

Female industry, 190.

Impartiality, 220.

Piety and kindness, 191. Justice and righteousness,

Subordination and speaking,

221.

192.

Mercy and kindness, 222.

Fighting, 595.

Sovereignty, 223.

Flattery, 193.

Truth, 224.

Food, directions for, 194. Vindicative justice, 225, 226.

Fools, 195.

Wisdom, 227.

Folly of sin, 595.

Zeal, 228.

Forbearance required, 196. Mode of existence, 229, 230.

Abused, 197.

God's prerogative of property

of God, 217.

in us, 231.

Of saints, 546.

Over natural law, 281, (2.)

Foreknowledge of God, 209. To give law, 231, (3.)

Forgetting God, 160.

Toregenerate or not,231,(4.)

Forgiveness divine, 499. To try by tempters, 231, (5.)
Required, 198.

To form the heart, 231, (6.)
Formalism, 187.

To employ creatures,231,77.)

Fornication, 361-363.

To require life, 231, (8.)

Fraud, 594.

To punish by rulers, 231,(9.)

Free agency, 253.

To vindicate, 131, (10.)

Free inquiry, 531, (2.) God's regard for his rights, 232

Friendship, 199.

God's purposes, perfect, 233.

Spurious, 200.

Eternal, 234

Future punishment, 471-482. Universal, 235.

Gentleness, 429, 546.

Respecting evils, 236.

Glory of God, 205, 272, 273. In national election, 237

God's purposes in personal | Gospel, its conditions, 279.
election, 238.

Comprehensive, 250.
Previous to faith, 239. Its provisions, 281.
Respecting vessels of Its standard of duty, 282.
wrath, 240.

Everlasting in effects, 283.
Include means, 241.

Opposed by sinners, 284.
Encourage means, 242. Its penalty fearful, 285.
God's providence, universal, Gospel invitations, 286.
243.

With expostulations, 287.
Supplies our wants, 244. Sincerity of, 238.
Upholds all, 245.

Capacity to accept, 289.
Preserves all, 216.

Rejected by sinners, 290.
Controls the heart, 247. Guilt of rejecting, 291.
Controls popular favor, Government of God, 243-260.
248.

Moral, 275, 276.
Over moral evil, 249. Parental, 423.
Brings good out of evil, Government civil, 292.
250.

Qualifications of rulers, 293.
Not approves sin, 251 Duties of rulers, 294.
Motives of God, 252. Duties of subjects, 295.
Freedom under, 253. Penalties, 296, 297.
Objections and objectors, Opposition to, 298.
254, 255.

Wicked rulers injurious, 299.
Wonderful, 256.

Wicked rulers disobeyed,300
Reasons for, 257.

Grace of God, 222.
Will glorily him, 258. In salvation, 492.
Demands submission, 259. Opposed, 284.

Wisdom of viewing, 260. Gratitude, 301.
God's law supreme, 261. Hands, laying on of, 359.
Sacred, 262.

Happiness, 302.
Reasonable, 263.

Derived from all things, 303
Requires perfection, 264. Of heaven, 313.
Penalty of, 265.

Of God, 212.
God's requirements, love, 266. Haughtiness, see Pride, 466.
To fear him, 267.

Heart, what is it? 304.
To trust in him, 268. Divided— Treasure of, 305.
To obey and worship, 269. Sinful or holy, 306.
To rejoice in him, 270. Its voluntary changes, 307.
To submit to him, 271. Required in service, 308.
To honor him, 272, 273. Controlled by God, 247.
Reasonable, 274.

Heathenism, 330—334, 418.
God's reward of obedience, Heaven a place, 309.
275.

Its holiness, 310.
Punishment of disobedi- Its rest, 311.

Its nearness to Christ, 312.
Godliness, gain of, 530.

Its happiness, 313.
Good out of evil, 250.

Its rewards and glory, 314
Goodness of God, 218.

315.
Gospel, its origin, 277. Unfading and eternal, 316
A scheme of grace, 278.

| Hell, 317.
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ence, 276.

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