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The second, cat. 107,110. faith as the condition to interest
The third,

cat. 111,-114. sinners in the Mediator of the co-
The fourth, cat. 115,–121. venant of grace, cat. 32.
The fifth, cat. 123,-138. Confession of sin always to be made
The sixth, cat. 134,-136. in private to God, con. xv. 6. And
The seventh, cat. 137,

-139. is to be joined with prayer, cat.
The eighth,

140,–142. 178. When to be made to men,
The ninth, cat. 143,--145. con. xv. 6. Upon confession the
The tenth, cat. 146,-148. offending brother is to be received
The sum of the first four com- in love, ib.
mandments, which contain our Conscience. See Liberty of Core Co
duty to God, cat. 102. The sum science. Peace of conscience a
of the other six, which contain our fruit of the sense of God's love,
duty to man, cat. 122. No man is con. xviii. 1, 3. cat. 83. Believers
able to keep the commandments may fall into sins which wound
of God perfectly, cat. 149.

the conscience, con. xvii. 3. xvii.
The Communion. See The Lord's 4. The wicked are punished with

horror of conscience, cat. 28, 83.
Communion of saints, wherein it Contentment. Submission to God

consists, con. xxvi. 1, 2. The en- is our duty, cat. 104. Discontent
joyment of it is one of the privi- at his dispensations is sinful, cat.
leges of the visible church, cat. 63. 105. A full contentment with
In the Lord's supper communi- our condition is oar duty, cat. 147.
cants testify their mutual love and Discontentment with
fellowship each with other, cat. estate a sin, cat. 148.
168. That sacrament being a Controversies. It belongs to synods
bond and pledge of believers' and councils ministerially to deter-
communion with Christ, and with mine controversies of faith, and
each other, as members of his cases of conscience, con. xxxi. 3.
mystical body, con. xxix. 1. The The Spirit speaking in the scrip-
communion of saints doth not in- tures is the supreme judge of all
fringe a man's property in his controversies in religion, con. i. 10

goods and possessions, con. xxvi. 3. The original text of the scriptures
Communion which the elect have is that to which the church is

with Christ, con. xxvi. 1. In this finally to appeal, con. i. 8.
life, cat. 69, 83. Immediately af. Our Conversation ought to be in
ter death, cat. 86. At the resur- holiness and righteousness, answer.
rection and day of judgment, cat. able to an holy profession, cat.
87, 90. It is a consequence of 112, 167.
their union with him, con. xxvi. 1. Corruption of nature, what, con: vi

It doth not make them partakers 2, 4. cat. 25.

of his Godhead, nor equal with the fall of man, ib. Actual sin a
him, con. xxvi. 3. It is confirmed fruit of it, con. vi. 4. cat, 25. How

in the Lord's supper, cat. 168. it is propagated, cori. vi. 3. cat. 36.
Unchaste Company not to be kept, It doth remain during this life is

Nor corrupt communi- the regenerate, and all its motions
cations to be used or listened to, ib. are truly sin, con. vi. 5. qüi. 2. cet.
Condition. Perfect, personal, and 78. But it is pardoned and more

perpetual obedience, the condition tified through Christ, con. vi. 5.
of the covenatit of works, con. vii. 2. Covenant.

No enjoying of God but
in l. cat. 20. God requires by way of covenant, con. vii

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whom made, con. iv. 2. vii. 2. xix. ture, con. xxi. 2. cat. 105. 1. cat. 20, 22. Perfect, personal, Curiosity. Bold and curious searchand perpetual obedience, the con- ing into God's secrets discharged, dition of it, con. vii. 2. xix. 1. cat. cat. 105. Curious prying into 20. It is called a law, and a com- God's decrees forbidden, cat. 113, mand, con. iv. 2. and a law given Curious or unprofitable questions as a covenant, con, xix. 1. and a are to be avoided, ib. covenant of life, of which the tree The curse and wrath of God, man of life was a pledge, cat. 20.

liable to it, both by original and Covenant of grace, what, con. vii. 3. actual sin, con. vi. 6. cat. 27. How cat. 30, 32. It was made with

it may be escaped, con. vii. 3. cat. Christ as the second Adam, and 153. with all the elect in him as his Cursing sinful, cat. 113. seed, cat. 31. In it God requireth of sinners faith in Christ, that they

D may be justified and saved, con. vii. DANCING. Lascivious dancing for3. cat. 71. Faith being required bidden, cat. 139. as the condition to interest them Dead not to be prayed for, con. xxi. 4. in Christ, cat. 32. Who is the cat. 183. Mediator of this covenant, con. viii. Death, being the wages of sin, con. 1. cat. 36. Why it is called a vi. 6. cat. 28, 84. It is appointed testament, con. vii. 4. It was dif, for all men, cat. 84. How it is an ferently administered in the time of advantage to the righteous, cat. the law, and in the time of the gos- 85. The state of believers im. pel, con, vü. 5. cat. 33. How it was mediately after death, cor. xxxii, 1. administered under the law, con. cat. 86. of the wicked, ib. vii. 5. cat. 34. How under the The Death of Christ, con. vii. 4. cat. gospel, con. vii. 6. cat. 35.

49. In it he saw no corruption, Councils or synods ought to be, con. con. viii. 4. cat. 52. The divine

Xxxi. 1. They may be called by Dature having sustained the human the civil magistrate, con. xxiii. 3. from sinking under the power of xxxi. 2. When ministers may

death, cat. 38. By his obedience meet without the call of the civil and death he made a proper, real, magistrate, con. xxxi. 2. What and full satisfaction to the justice power councils have, con, xxxi. 3. of the Father, con. xi. 3. cat. 71. What submission due to their Through the virtue of his death decrees, ib. Not infallible since and resurrection, believers are sancthe apostles' time, oon. xxxi. 4. tified, con. xii. i. Believers have But their determinations are to be fellowship

with Christ in his death, tried by the scriptures, con. i. 10. con. Xxvi. 1. And from his death How far they may meddle in civil and resurrection they draw strength affairs, con. xxxi. 5.

for the mortifying of sin, and Creation of the world, con. iv. 1. cat. quickening of grace, cat. 167. The 15. Of man, con. iv. 2. cat. 17. Lord's

supper is a memorial of his Of angels, cat. 16.

death, con. xxix. 1. cat. 168. And Creatures. Dominion over the crea- in that sacrament worthy com

tures given to man, con. iv. 2. cat. municants meditate affectionately 17. They are cursed for our sakes on his death and sufferings, cat. since the fall, eat. 29. Religious 174. And receive and feed

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upon all the benefits of his death, the first commandment, cat. 104. con. xxix. 7.

In the second, cat. 108. In the The Decalogue. See Commandments. third, cat. 112. In the fourth, cat. The Decrees of God, the nature, end, 116. Duties of inferiors to their

extent, and properties of them, con. superiors, con. xxiii. 4. cat, 127. iii. 1, 2. cat. 12. The decree of What is required of superiors, con. predestination, con. iii. 3, 4. Of xxiii. 2. cat. 129. Duties of equals, election and reprobation, con. iii. cat. 131. Duties of the sixth com5, 6, 7. cat. 13. How God ex- mandment, cat. 135. Of the seecuteth his decrees, cat. 14. How venth, cat. 138. Of the eighth, cat. the doctrine of decrees is to be 141. Of the ninth, cat. 144. Of handled, and what use to be made the tenth, cat. 147. of them, con. iii. 8. Curious pry

E ing into God's decrees forbidden, cat. 113.

ECCLESIASTICAL powers not to be Desertion. Wilful desertion unlaw- opposed upon pretence of Christian

ful, cat. 139. Such as cannot be liberty, con. XX. 4. Ecclesiastical remedied by the church or civil persons not exempted from obedimagistrate, is cause sufficient of ence to the civil magistrate, cor. dissolving the bond of marriage,

xxiii. 4. con. xxiv. 6.

Effectual calling, what, con. X. ). cat. Despair sinful, cat. 105. Believers 67. It is of God's free grace, act

always supported from utter de- from any thing foreseen in man, spair, con. xvüi. 4. cat. 81.

con. X. 2. cat. 67. All the elect, Devil, all compacts and consulting and they only, are effectually callwith him sinful, cat. 105.

ed, con. X. 1, 4. cat. 68. The elect Diligence in our calling a duty, cat. united to Christ in their effectual 141.

calling, cat. 66. Dipping in baptism not necessary, Election, out of God's mere free con. xxviii. 3.

grace, con. iii. 5. cat. 13. From Discontent at the dispensations of all eternity in Christ, ib. Election

God's providence sinful, cat. 105, not only to eternal life and glory, 13, Discontentment with our but also to the means thereof, con. own estate sinful, cat. 148.

jii. 6. cat. 13. All the elect, and Divorce, lawful in case of adultery they only, are effectually called

after marriage, or of such wilful and saved, con. iii. 6. x. 1, 4. cat. desertion as cannot be remedied, 68. Though others may be outcon. xxiv. 5, 6. A publick and wardly called by the word, and orderly course of proceeding is to have some common operations of be observed in it, con. xxiv. 6.

the Spirit, ib. Elect infants, and Dominion, See Sovereignty, Crea- other elect persons who are inca. tures, Sin.

pable of being called by the word, Doubting of being in Christ, may how saved, con. 8. 3. What use to

consist with a true interest in him, be made of the doctrine of election, con. xvii. 3. xviii. 4. cat. 81, 172.

con. iv. 8.

And how men may be And therefore should not hinder assured of their eternal election, ib. from partaking of the Lord's sup

See Assurance, per, cat. 172.

Envy sinful, cat. 128, 136, 142, 145, Drunkenness forbidden, cat. 139.

148. Duty to God by the light of nature, Equals, their duties and sins, cat. 191, ron. xxi. 1. Duties required in




Equivocation. Speaking the truth Falling away. See Perseverance, in doubtful and equivocal expres

Family worship daily, required of sions, to the prejudice of truth or God, con. xxi. 6. justice, sinful, cat. 145.

Fasting. Religious fasting, a duty, Eucharist. See Lord's Supper.

cat. 108. Solemn fasting a part of Exaltation of Christ, con. viii. 4. cat. religious worship, con. xxi. 5.

In his resurrection, cat. 52. Fellowship. See Communion. In his ascension, cat. 53.

In his Foreknowledge. All things come to sitting at the right hand of God, pass infallibly according to the cat. 54. In his coming to judge foreknowledge of God, con, v. 2. the world, cat. 56.

Forgiveness. See Pardon. Self-examination, cat. 171.

Fornication committed after contract Excommunication, con. xxx. 2, 3, 4. of marriage, a just ground of disExpiation. Sin cannot be expiated solving the contract, con. xxiv. 5.

but by the blood of Christ, cat. Fortune. To ascribe any thing to 152.

fortune, is sinful, cat. 105. F

Free-will. See Will. Faite, what, con. xiv. 2. cat, 72, Frugality, a duty, cat, 141,

God requireth nothing of sinners that they may be justified, but faith in Christ, con. xi. 1. cat. 71. Which he requireth as the condi- GAMING. Wasteful gaming forbi. tion to interest them in the Media- den, cat. 142. tor of the covenant of grace, cat. Glory. The communion in glory 32. It justifies a sinner in the with Christ, which believers enjoy sight of God only as it is an in- in this life, con. xviii. 1, 2, 3. cat. strument by which he receiveth 83. Immediately after deathz con. Christ and his righteousness, con.

xxxii. 1. cat. 86. At the resurxi. 2. cat. 73. Faith is the gift of rection and day of judgment, con. God, con. xi. 1. cat. 71. It being xxxii. 3. xxxiii. 2. cat. 87, 90. the work of the Spirit, con. xiv. 1. The Glory of God the end of his cat. 59, 72. It is ordinarily decrees, con. iii. 3. cat. 12. The wrought by the ministry of the glory of his grace the end of elecword, con. xiv. 1. Increased and tion, con. iii. 5. cat. 13. 'The strengthened by the word, sacra- glory of his justice the end of the ments, and prayer, ib. Often decree of reprobation, con. iii. 7. weakened, but always gets the cat. 13. The glory of his eternal victory, con. xiv. 3. Growing up power, wisdom, and goodness, the in many to a full assurance, con. end of the creation, con. iv. l. xiv. 3. cat. 80. Good works the 'The manifestation of the glory of fruit and evidence of true faith, his wisdom, power, justice, good. con. xvi. 2. cat. 52, Which is ness, and mercy, is the end of all never alone, but always accompa

God's works of providence, con. nied with all other saving graces,

V. 1. cat. 18. The end of God's and is no dead faith, but worketh appointing the last judgment is by love, con. xi. 2. cat. 73.

the manifestation of the glory of Fall of man, the nature and effects of his mercy and justice, con. xxxii. 10.

it, con. vi. cat. 21, 23, 25, 27, 28, To glorify God is the chief end of 29. Why permitted, con. vi. 1.

man, cat. 1.

God is glorified by How all mankind concerned in it, good works, con. xvi. 2. con. vi. 3. cat. 22.

Gluttony, a sin, cat. 139.
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God. The light of nature sheweth is manifested in the second cove

that there is a God, con. xxi. 1. cat. 2. nant, con. vii. 3. cat. 32. Effectua) What it declares concerning him, calling is of God's free and special and of our duty to him, con. i. 1. grace, con. X. 2. cat. 67. Justificaxxi. 1. It is not sufficient to give tion is only of free grace, con. si. that knowledge of God, and of his 3. cat. 70, 71. Adoption is an will, which is necessary unto salva- act of free grace, con. xii. cat. 74. tion, con. i. 1. cat. 2. The attri- The communion in grace which butes or perfections of God, con. believers have with Christ, cat. 69. ü. 1, 2. cat. 7, 101. There is but All saving graces are the work of one only God, con. ii. 1. cat. 8. the Spirit, con. xiii, xiv, xv. cat. 32, There are three persons in the 72, 75, 76, 77. And do always Godhead, distinguished by per- accompany faith, con. xi. 2. cat. 73. sonal properties, con. ii. 3. cat. 9, Perseverance in grace, con. xvi. 10. The co-equality of the per

cat. 79. Increase in grace, con. sons proved, cat. 11. To him is xüi. 1, 3. cat. 75, 77. Assurance due froin all his creatures, whatso- of grace, éon. xvü. cat. 80, 81. ever worship, service, or obedi

H ence, he is pleased to require, con. ii. 8. Our duty to God, cat. 104, HARDEN. Why and how sinners 108, 112, 116. What contrary are hardened, con. V. 6. Believers to it, cat. 105, 109, 113, 119. may have their hearts hardened, Religious worship is to be given con. xvii. 3. to God the Father, Son, and Holy Head. The elect are inseparably Ghost, and to him alone; and that united to Christ as their head, con. only in the mediation of Christ, XXV. 1. XXVI. 1. cat. 64, 66. Ho con. xxi. 2. cat. 179, 181. God is is the only head of the church, to be worshipped in that way only con, XXV. 6. which he hath instituted in the Hearing. What is required of those scriptures, con. xxi. l. cat. 109. that hear the word preached, con. To glorify God, and fully to en- xxi, 5. cat. 160. joy him for ever, is the chief end Heaven, the state of the blessed, cor. of man, cat. I.

xxxii. 1. xxxiii. 2. cat. 86, 90. Good works. See W'orks.

Hell, the state of the damned, con. Gospel. How the covenant of grace Xxxii. 1. xxxiii. 2. cat, 29, 86, 89.

is administered under the gospel, The meaning of these words in the con. vii. 6. cat. 35. Without the Creed, He descended into hell, cat. gospel no salvation, con. X. 4. cat. 50. 60. In it Christ doth not dissolve Hereticks to be rejected, cat, 105. but strengthen the obligation to Holiness. God is most holy in all the obedience of the moral law, his counsels, works, and commands, con. xix. 5. Believers under the

Man was created holy gospel have a greater boldness of after the image of God, con. iv. 2. access to the throne of grace, than cat, 17. But by the fail he bebelievers under the law did ordi, came wholly defiled, con. vi. 2. narily partake of, con. xx. 1.

Believers are, by the sanctifying Government. See Church, Magi. Spirit of Christ, quickened and

streugthened to the practice of holiThe Grace of God. Election is of ness, con. xiii. 1, 3. cat 75. And are

God's mere free grace, con. iii. 5. made perfectly holy in heaven, cen. cat. 13. How the grace of God xxxii. 86,90, Søe Sanctification.


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