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Equivocating. See Lying.
Eternal God, 2.
Eternal life, 8.
Example of Christ and saints, follow. See

Live to God.
Excellency of God, 2.
Excellency of Christ, 5.
Excellency of the righteous, 12.
Excellency of the Holy Scriptures, 1.
Excommunication. See Discipline.
Exhort one another, 15. 25.
Exhortations in public assemblies, 25.
Exorcism. See Witchcraft.
Extol God. See Praises.
Extraordinary gifts, 25.
Eye God in affictions, 20.

Devotion. See Worship of God.
Difficulty in being really a Christian, 44.
Dignity of Christ, 5.
Dignity of the righteous, 12.
Dignity of the church in general, 25.
Dignities among men are from God, 22.
Diligence in worldly business, 52.
Diligence in improvements. See Time and

Discipline in the church, 25.
Discontent one against another, 58.
Discontents of Israel, 51.
Discover treason, 22.
Disobedience in general. See Obedience.
Disobedience threatened and punished, 14.
Disposal of man's ways by God, 70.
Dissimulation. See Hypocrisy.
Distribute to the poor, 15.
Distrust of Israel while God was delivering

them, 51.
Divination. See Witchcraft.
Doubting. See Faith.
Dreams, 53.
Drunkenness, 62.
Duties of believers in their afflictions, 20.
Duties toward God in general, 14.

Toward brethren mutually, 15.
Toward relations in the flesh, 16.
Toward all men in general, 17.
Toward the afflicted, 20.

Toward persecutors, ib.
Duties toward God under trials, ib.
Duties in common calamities, 21.
Duties of subjects to governors, 22.
Duty about worldly things. See World.
Duty in respect to temptations. See Devil.

With respect to error. See Deceivers.
Duties toward the Spirit of God, 19.
Duties of churches toward their governors

in Christ, 25.
Duties of magistrates, 22.
Duties of gospel preachers, in general, 24.
Duties of pastors of churches, 25.

Failings of God's children, 11.
Faint not in times of trouble, 20.
Faith a means of salvation, 9.
Faith'd nature and object, ib.

Its farther benefits, ib.
Its fruits and operations, ib.

It is the gift of God, 18.
Faithfulness of God, 2.
Faithful and true to enemies, 17.
Falling away. See Apostacy.
Fall of Antichrist. See Antichrist.
False teachers, 28.
Fasting. See Prayer and common Calarni-

Fathers. See Parents.
Favour of God to the righteous in general,

In time of affliction, 20.

In common calamities, 21.
Fear not man, 14.
Fear God, ib.
Fear lest we sin or apostatise. See Watching.
Fervency of spirit. "See Sincerity.
Flesh of Christ, 6.
Flattery. See Hypocrisy.
Follow God fully, 14.
Follow after the Spirit, 19.
Fools. See Wisdom.
Forgive each other, 15.
Forgive enemies, 17. 20.'
Forgiveness in God, 8.
Forgiveness of sin. See Pardon.
Formality. See Hypocrisy.
Formal professors, fierce persecutors, 20.
Fornication, 61.
Forsake sin, 14.
Forsake not God or his ways, ib.
Fortress, God is to his. See Trust in God.
Free grace, 7, 8.
Frowardness of spirit. See Meekness.
Fruits of God's love to men, 5. 20.
Fruits of faith, 9.
Fruits of the Spirit, 19.
Fruits of men's love to God, 14.
Fruits of our love to the brethren, 15. 20.
Fruitfulness in good works, 14.
Fruitfulness therein is from God, 18.

EFFECTS of faith, 9.
Effects of God's love to men, 5.
Effects of the believer's love to God, 14. .
Effects of love to each other, 15. 20.
Effects of sin, 4. 14.
Effects of the Spirit, 10. 19.
Elders of churches. See officers thereof."
Election according to the purpose or grace

of God, 7.
Election of church officers, 25.
Emulation. See Envy.
Enchantment. See Witchcraft.
Encouragement. See Incouragement.
Enmity of blind zealots against the truth,

20. 26.
End of God in the saints afflictions, 20.
Enemies of saints overruled by God, ib.
Enemies forced to acknowledge their inno.

cency, ib.
Envy, 58.
Epicures. See World.
Equality of the apostles, 54.

GENTLE toward all men, 17.



Gifts extraordinary, and how they used them Hold fast to God and his way. Ste Perse-
in the church, 25.

Given up of God to hardness. See Hard- Hold fast in suffering times, 20.

Holiness becometh saints, 14.
Giver of knowledge, and all grace, is God, Holiness of God, 2.

Holy Ghost is God, 3.
Glory of God, one end of his afflicting his What the Holy Ghost testifies about
children, 20.

persecutions, 20.
Glory reserved for believers, 35.

See Spirit of God.
Glory not in ourselves. See Humility. Honesty toward all men, 17.
Glory in God and Christ, 14.

Honour God, 14.
God, his name and attributes, 2.

Honour saints, 15.
His greatness, majesty, perfection, and Honour magistrates, 22.

absoluteness: his Providence, ib. Honour parents. See Parents.
God's speaking of old by visions, dreams, Honour all men, 17.
&c. 53.

Honour of the saints, 12.
God's governing all things in the general, 2. Honour each other, 15.
In disposing of men's ways, 70.

Honours amongst men. See World.
God said to repent, how, 31.

Honours or magistracy are of God, 22.
God knoweth the devices of Satan, and Hope in God, in general, 14.
wicked men, and overrules them, 20.

In time of trouble, 20.
God upholds his in, and delivers them from When our case seems desperate, 47.
trouble, ib.

Human nature of Christ, 6.
Goodness of God. See Bounty.

Humble behaviour toward all men, 17.
Good men, their character and behaviour, 10. Humbling of believers, God's end in af.
Good to all, 17.

flicting, 20,
Good in men, though little, commended and Humiliation of Christ, 6.
rewarded, 48.

Humiliation for sin, 14.
Gospel, its efficacy, 24.

Humility in man, ib.
Governors. See Magistrates in general.

God takes notice of it, is pleased, 48.
Grace of God free in calling us, 7.

Hunger after good. See Invitation to come
In pardon of sin, 8.

to Christ.
In justification, ib.

Husbands, 16.
In reconciliation, ib.

Hypocrites, hypocrisy, 26.,
In giving eternal life and salvation, ib. Their reward, ib.
Graces of the Spirit freely given of God, 18. Hypocrites, zealous persecutors, 20.
Grave. See Death.
Graven images, 38.

IDLENESS. Sce Industry.
Greatness in the world. See World.

Forbid to the righteous, 17.
Greedy of gain. See Covetousness.

Idolatry, 38.
Grieve not the Holy Spirit, 19.

Jesus the Christ, 5.
Grieve not the afflicted or persecuted, 20. Jews' murmurings, 51. .
Grieve not the meek by offcnces, 15.

Ignorance of divine things in general, 36.
Grounds of comfort and support under per Ignorance of man by nature, 5.
secutions, 20.

Iguorance of the dead about things here, 68.

Illuminations. See Knowledge.
HAPPINESS of saints. See Glory reserved Images. See Idolatry.
for believers.

Imaginations. See Thonghts.
Hardness of man's heart, 68.

Imperfection of God's children, 11.
Hard to be a Christian indeed, 44.

Imposition of hands, 25.
Harmless and honest toward all, 17. Impotency of man in spirituals, 18.
Hate sin, 14.

Industry in mens' callings, 52.
Hatred. See Envy.

Inclinations in saints to sin, 11.
Haste, not to be neglected in spiritual im- Incorruptibleness of God, 2.
provement, 45.

Incouragement in affliction and trials, 20.
Hear rebukes, reproofs, willingly, 15. Incouragernents to come to Christ for all
Hearken to the counsel of God, 14.

grace, 18.
See Obedience.

To look to God when our case seems
Heart of man given up to hardness. See

desperate, 47.

Indifferency in religion. See Sincerity and
Heaven's glory, 35.

Heavenly mindedness, the saints' duty, 14. Indifferent things in worship, 15.
Heathens persecuting saints, 20.

Integrity. See Uprightness.
Help the afflicted, ib.

Infiniteness of God, 2.
Help the saints in general, 15.

· Infirmities of God's children. See Failings.
Help all men, 17.

. .. Intercession of Christ, 6... A

Invisible God, 2.

Lord's day, 56. . .
Invitations to come to Christ. See Incou. Lord's Supper, 25.

Love of God in giving Christ, 5.
Joining of members to churches, 25. Love of Christ in giving himself to death, ib.
Israel's restoration, 55.

Love mutual between Christ and his church,
Judge not brethren rashly, 15.

Judge not others, no not enemies, 17. Love of God in afflicting of his saints, 20.
Judgments denounced and executed, 14. Love to God the Father, and to Jesus the
Judgment of the great day, 34.

Lord, 14.
Justice of God, 2.

Love amongst saints, 15.
Judgment righteous. See Magistrates. . Love to all men, enemies, and haters, 17.
Just to all men, Christians duty, 17.

Love in its effects and fruits :
Justification not by works, &c. or legal sa I 1. Of believers to God, 14.
crifices, 4.

2. To brethren, 15.
Justification free by the grace of God, 3. To all men, 17.
through faith in Christ, 8.

Lowliness of Christ, 6.
Justify God in affliction, 20.

Lowliness of man, 14.

Lukewarmness. See Sincerity and Zeal.
KEEP. God will keep his by grace, in Lying, 65.
· faith and obedience to the end, 14.

See Words.
Kindness of God, 2.
Kindness of Christians to one another, 15. MAGISTRATES, magistracy, God's ordi-
To their enemies, 20.

nance, 22.
To all men, 17.

Magistrates, but men in God's sight, ib. .
Kindred, our Lord's, according to the Magistrates duty : what they should be and
flesh, 79.

do, ib.
Kinds of love. See the Nature of love. Majesty of God, 2.
King Jesus, 6.

Maintenance of the clergy, 25.
Kings of Israel, 42.

Maintenance of the poor. See Poor.
Kings. See Magistrates.

Malice. See Envy.
Knowledge of divine things in general, 36.

Man's first state, 4.
Such knowledge not in men by na Man's fall, ib.
ture, 5. 18.

Man's state under the law, ib.
Knowledge therein, God's gift, 18.

Under guilt, ib.
Known unto God are all things, 2.

Under the curse, ib.

Man's wickedness since his fall, ib.
LABOUR for heaven, 44.

Man's ignorance in that state, ib.
Labour for the best things. See Incou-, Man's impotency in spirituals, 18.
ragements to come to Christ.

Man's bondage to Satan, 4.
Labour in mens' callings, 52.

Man's sad state hence, ib.
Lasciviousness. See Fornication.

Man's salvation, how, 5.
Lament sin. See Mourning for it.

Marriages. See Husbands.
Last times, 46.

Martyrdom. See Suffering for Christ. See
Law concludes all under sin, 4.

Law's righteousness justified by Christ, 6. Master's duty to servants, 16.
Laws of God to be obeyed, 14.

Mediator, Christ, 6.
Law's curse, 4.

Mediation. See Intercession.
Law's works or sacrifices justify not, 4. Mediation, 29.

No cause of boasting therein, 74. Meekness of Christ, 5.
Laying on of hands, 25.

Meekness of man, 14.
Lean on God. See Trust.

Meekness toward brethren, 15.
Letters written to, and read in the churches, Meekness toward all; yea, enemies, 17.20.

Memory of God's goodness to be recorded,
Letters commendatory, ib.

14. .
Life eternal, 8. 35.

Members of churches, their qualifications, 25.
Lips to be taken heed to, 14.

Men, wise, who. See Wisdom.
Live to God, ib.

Mercy of God, 2.
Living God, 2.

Men dead, ignorant of men living, 68.
Long for God's presence, 14.

Mercy toward all men, 17.
Long-suffering of God, 2.

Mind of God made known in dreams, &c. 53,
Look to God always in hope, 14.

Mind or thoughts of men in general, 30.
Look to God if there be but a peradven- Mind; to be of one mind, the duty of bre-
ture, 47.

thren, 15.
Look to him in trouble, from whom it Ministers of Christ in general, 24.
comes, 20.

Ministers or pastors of churches, and their
Look to him as the only helper, ib.

qualifications, 25.

Ministers sinis complained of, 25.
Ministers maintenance, ib.
Ministers of state. See Magistrates.
Miracles of Christ, &c. 41.
Moderation in all things, 14.
More than men can bear, God will not put

upon them, 20.
Mortality. See Death.
Mortifications. See Departing from sin.
Mourn for sin, 14.
Mouth. See Words.
Murmuring of Israel, 51.
Murmur not against God, but wait quietly

for his salvation, 20.
Murder, 59.

Oppose errors. See Seducers.
Order of the church in their assemblies and

meetings, 25.
Ordinances of God in public worship, ib.
Ordination of church officers, ib.
Ordinance of magistracy. See Magistrates.
Outward privileges no security against judg-

ments, 74.
Own God in all we do. See Providence.

NAME of God, 2.
Nature of God, 2.
Nature of Christ, as to meekness, &c. 5.
Nature of the Spirit, 19.
Nature of man since his fall, 4.
Nature of faith, 9.
Nature of love, 15.
Nature of repentance, 31.
Necessary uses. See Trade.
Necromancy. See Witchcraft.
Neglect not seasons for good things. See

New birth. See Character of saints.
Note God's kindnesses, 14.
Notable things done by Christ and his apos-

tles, 40.

Oath for testimony, swearing, 23.
Obedience unto God, 14.
Obedience unto rulers, wherein proper, 22.

Wherein not, 42.
Obedience to parents, 16.
Obedience to masters, ib.
Object of faith, 9.
Object of worship, 14.
Objects of love, 14, 15.
Object of fear, 14.
Object of trust, ib.
Object of hope, ib.
Object of delight, ib.
Observe our own hearts and ways, ib.
Observe the acts of God's goodness, ib.
Obstinacy. See Hardness of Heart.
Obstinate sinners warned, threatened, and

punished, 14.
Occasion of evil, flee, ib.
Offences to be avoided, 15.
Offences of scandal to be removed, 25.
Officers of churches, ib.

How qualified, ib.
How ordained or appointed, ib.
Their maintenance, ib.

Their evils complained of, ib.
Omniscience of God, 2.
Omnipresence, ib.
Omnipotency, ib.
Only true God, ib.
Opportunity to be made use of, 45.
Oppose all high thoughts of yourselves.

See Humility.

Pant after God, 14.
Parables of Christ, 41..
Parents duty toward children, 16.
Pardon of sin, 8.
Patience of God, 2.
Patience of man in general, 14.
Patience of saints each to other, 15.

To all men, 17.

To enemies, persecutors, 20.
Patiently wait for God, 14.
Peace with God, 8.
Peace among brethren, 15.

With all men, 17.
Perfection of saints in Christ, 6.
Perjury. See Oaths.
Persecutions, 20.
Persecuted, see it be for well doing, ib.
Persecuting heathens, ib.
Persecuting Jews, ib.
Persecutions overruled by God, ib.
Persecuted, one's duty toward God, ib.

Toward persecutors, ib.

Their comforts therein, ib.
Persecutors designs are known to God, ib.
Persecutors reward, ib.
Perseverance, the believer's duty, 14.

Such shall have grace to persevere, ib.

Of the gift of God, 18.
Piety. See Duty toward God in general.
Pity in God, 2.
Pity saints in trouble, 20.
Pity all men, 17.
Pleasures. See World.
Portion of believers is God, 14.
Pondering of good in the heart, 29.
Poor's relief, 15.
Poverty. See the World.
Power of God, 2.
Powers among men. See Magistrates,
Prayer in general, 14.
Prayer in church assemblies, 25.

In times of trouble, 20.
In times of common calamities, 21.
One for another, 15.
For afflicted ones, 20.
For magistrates, 22.

For persecutors, enemies, 20.
Pray still, when all hope seems to be

gone, 47.
Praises in general, 14.
Preachers in general, 24.
Preachers recompense, 24, 25.
Preaching in church assemblies, 25.
Predestination. See Election and Calling.
Prejudice to be aroided, 15.
Presence of God desired by sainte, 14.

Press after perfection, &c. 44.

Rebuke each other for sin, 15.
Pride. See Humility.

Recompense of hypocrites, 26.
Priesthood of Christ, 6.

Recompense of wickedness, 4. 14.
Privileges of the righteous in general, 12. Recompense of unbelief, 9.
In time of afflictions, 20.

Reconciliation with God, 8.
In common calamities, 21.

Record the acts of God's goodness, 14.
Profess God and Christ boldly, in general, 14. Redemption of fallen man, 5.
In trouble, 20.

Regard God in his providence. See Provi-
Professors, hypocritical ones, fierce persecu dence,
tors, ib.

Regeneration. See Character of saints.
Proofs of faith, 9.

Rejoice in God and Jesus Christ, 14.
Proofs of saints in general, 20.

Rejoice in afflictions and persecutions, 20.
Proof of love to God, 14.

Rejoice not at the hurt of enemies, ib.
Promises in general. See Privileges of Relation of God to his own. See Privileges

of saints.
Promises of divine grace, in general, 18. Relation between Christ and his church, 13.

In particular, for giving of knowledge, Relation of church members to their parti-

cular congregations, 25.
To give faith, ib.

Relations in the flesh, 16.
To make us fruitful, ib.

Relative duties. See Duties.
To enable us to persevere, ib.

Rely on God. See Trust in him.
Of life and strength, ib.

Religions wisdom. See Wisdom.
Promises of the Spirit, 19.

Remission of sin, 8.
Promises to afflicted ones, 20.

Repentance in God, how, 31.
Promises to Zion, the church of God, 25. Report not others failings, 15.
Promises of Israel's return, 55.

Reports not hastily to be believed, ib.
Promises of the things of this life. See Resignation to God's disposal. See Con-
World and Contentment.

Promises of glory reserved for saints, 35. Respect for saints, 15.
Prophecies of Christ the Saviour. See Sal Respect for all men, 17.
vation in general.

Resort not to such who use familiar spirits.
Prophecying in the church assemblies, 25. See Witchcraft. '
Prosperity. See World.

Restore mutually such who sin or offend, 15.
Providence in general. See God's Sove Restoration of the Jews. See Return.

Resurrection of Christ, 6.
Providence to be acknowledged in all man's Resurrection of man's body, 33.
ways, 70. .

Return of the Jews to their country, 57.
Provoke not one another, 15.

Return good for evil, 17. 20.
Public judgments, 21.

Revile not enemies, 20.
Punishing of sin in the general, 4. 14.

Revelation. See Scriptures.
Punishing of the righteous for sin, 11.

Revelations of old, by dreams, voices,
Purging of saints, God's end in their afflic-

&c. 53.
tion, 20.

Reverence. See Fear. See Worship of God.
Purloining. See Theft.

Reward of holiness. See Saints privileges
QUALIFICATIONS of rulers, 22.

and glory.
Qualifications of saints.

Reward of suffering for Christ, 20.

See Characters of

Reward of sin, 4. 14.
Qualifications of gospel ministers, 24.

Reward of hypocrisy, 26.
Qualifications of church members, 25.

Reward of persecutors, ib.
Qualifications of pastors of churches, ib.

Riches. See World.

Righteous God, 2.
Quarrels amongst church members, ib.

Righteous dear to Christ, 20.
Amongst Christians in general, 15.
Quench not the Spirit, 19.

Righteous in God's sight. See Justification,
Quickened by the Spirit, ib.

Righteousness amongst men, 17.
Quiet spirit in general, 14.

Righteousness, mens' own, will not secure

their state, 74.
Quiet and submissive to God under afflic-
tions, 20.

Righteousness of the law will not justify, 4.

Rock to the saints is God. See Trust.
Toward men, ib.

Rule and greatness of God, 2.
Railings. See Words.

Rule and greatness of Christ, 5, 6.
Rashness. See Moderation.

Rulers of kingdoms, 22.
Reading scriptures, 1.

Rulers of faith and practice, 14.
Reading them in the church assemblies, 25.
Reasonings of God with sinners, 14.

Sabbath day, 56.
Rebellion against God. See Judgment for Sacrament. See Lord's Supper.

Sacrament. See Lord's

Sacrifices before the law, 43.

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