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21 Justification promised to believing in 62 Threatenings against those that fear

Christ.

156

not God.

22 Adoption, or being sons of God, pro- 63 The wicked fear not God with that

mised to faith.

fear which is a restraint from sin,

23 God's love promised to believing in

and motive to duty.

Christ.

64 They have a tormenting fear of God,

24 Christ prayeth for believers.

which is their punishment. 165

25 Pardon of sin to believers.

65 God delivers the wicked up to their

26 The Holy Spirit is given to them.

fears of enemies.

27 They have light and direction.

66 Love to God commanded.

28
-grace and peace.

67 Promises to them that love God.

29
joy and comfort.

68 Prayers for them that love God.

30 Christ is precious to believers.

69 Exhortations to love God.

31 They have access to God in prayer. 70 Instances of Persons loving God.

32 Sanctification by faith.

166

33 Salvation by faith in God. 157 71 How love to God is produced in

34
by faith in Christ.

Christians.

35 Things extraordinary promised to the 72 Prayed for as a gift from God,

faith of some primitive Christians. 73 It is a fruit of the Holy Spirit.

158 74 Evidenced by keeping his com-

36 These promises fulfilled.

mandments, and loving his ser-

37 Miracles wrought for persons of emi. vants.

nent faith.

75 Love to Christ enforced by pro-

38 Other instances of approved faith.

mises.

39 Infidelity.—Want of faith reproved. 76 Prayers for them that love Christ.

40 Exhortations against unbelief. 77 Love to Christ enforced by threaten.

41 Threatenings against unbelief toward ings.

God.

159 78 By the example of God the Father.

42 Against unbelief toward Christ. 79 By the example of the church of

43 Causes of unbelief assigned in scrip- God.

ture.

160 80 By Christ's Love to his church.

44 Looking to God.

167

45 Remembering God.-Not remember. 81 Obedience to Christ the evidence of

ing him.

love to him.

46 Forgetting God.

82 Hating God.Threats against it.

47 Threats against those that forget 83 Hating Christ.

God.

84 Desiring God.

48 Warnings against forgetting God. 85 Thirsting, longing for God, and the

49 Meditation upon God and his word.

things of God. Promises.

161 86 Joy in God.

50 Fearing God.-Fear due unto him. 87

through Christ.

51 The excellency of fearing God. 88 Persons encouraged to rejoice in

52 To fear God a commanded duty.

God. The righteous.

168

53 God is to be feared on account of his 89 The meek.

perfections.

90 Those that scek God.

54 On account of his words and works. 91

trust in God.

55 Fear of the Lord promised and prayed 92

hope in God.

for.

162 93 Those who have faith, or believe.

56 joined with obedience toward | 94 Joy promised.
God.

95 Things to be rejoiced in: viz. God

57 With the worship of God.

himself-Christ Jesus,

58 It is a motive of duty, and a restraint 96 The Holy Ghost.

from sin.

97 God's worship.

59 Promises to them that fear God. 163 98 The worship of God fixed among his

60 Other expressions setting forth the people, a cause of rejoicing. 169

fear of God.-Trembling.

99 God's presence with his people a

61 Heaven and earth tremble at God's cause of joy.
greatness.

164 100 God's love and care of his people,
Quake, terror, reverence, afraid. a cause of joy.

Sect.

101 His mercy a cause of joy. 138 Examples of God's people seeking

102 Help and strength from God, a cause him.

181

of joy.

139 The wicked seeking not God.

103 Salvation from God against enemies, 140 They seek not God aright.-Threats

a cause of joy.

against such.

104 God's vengeance upon his and his 141 Drawing near to God.

182

people's enemies, a cause of re- 142 Coming to God through Christ.–To

joicing.

Christ.

105 Rejoicing in God's word.

143 Following God.

106 Joy in God's providential govern. 144

Christ.

ment.

170 145 Forsaking God. Threats.

107 Temporal deliverances of God's 146 Departing from God.—Not depart-

church, a cause of joy.

ing; instances.

183

108 Spiritual blessings a cause of rejoic. 147 Backsliding from God.

ing.

148 Going astray.—The wicked go aside,

109 God's work of creation, a cause of go astray, err, wander, turn away

joy.

from God.

110 Worldly prosperity from the hand of 149 Confession of going astray.

God, a cause of joy.

150 Threats against going astray.

111 Rejoicing in God in time of worldly 151 Worship. —Due to God only. 184

adversity.

152 How God is to be worshipped.

112 Comfort in God. He giveth comfort 153 Worship offered by the wicked un.

and consolation.

171 acceptable to God.

113 Satisfaction.—God satisfieth. 172 154 Fasting-Appointed of God.

114 Delight in God.

155 Fasts extraordinary and miracu.

115 Things of God delighted in by his lous.

people.

156 Fasting acceptably.

116 Delight in Christ.

157 Fasts of the wicked.

117 Glorying in God.

158 General occasions of Fasts.-Before

118 Sinful glorying forbidden.

119 Boasting in God.

159 After being defeated by enemies.

120 Sinful boasting of the wicked. 173

185

121 Hope in God--and in Christ. 174 160 Upon threatened judgments, &c.

122 The hope of the wicked perisheth. 161 Discretionary fasts of particular per.

175

123 The expectation of the righteous from 162 Prayer. Persons whose prayer shall

God.

be heard.

124 Expectation of the wicked.

163 The divine influence, or the Spirit's

125 Waiting.–The righteous wait for assistance in prayer.

God.

176 164 Prayer to be made in the name of

126 The wicked wait not for him.

Christ.

186

127 Submission and resignation to God. 165 Prayer to be made in faith.

-Language expressive of this 166 With sincerity of heart.

temper of mind.

167 With love to God.

128 Relying upon God.

168 With the fear of God.

129 Trusting in God-and in Christ. 169 With obedience to God.

177 170 With humility, confession, and turn.

130 Confidence in God.

179 ing from sin.

131 Confidence in God a security against 171 With forgiveness toward men. 187

the fear of evil from man.

172 With alms and good works.

132 The confidence of the wicked. 180 173 Prayer must be frequent, fervent,

133 Assurance of the righteous.

and importunate.

134 Seeking God commanded.

174 Prayer with tears.

135 God is to be sought with all the 175 Private prayer.

188

heart.

176 Public prayer, a part of public wor.

136 Promises to them that seek God.

ship.
137 Prayers for them that seek him. 177 Directions concerning the words

war.

ed duty.

Sect.

or expressions to be used in 212 Thanking God through Christ.

prayer.

213 Praise is a part of public worship.

178 Of the gestures of the body in

196
prayer.

189 214 Of singing the praises of God. 197

179 Things to be prayed for, &c. 215 Subjects of praise. God's goodness

180 The Lord's prayer, a good and brief and mercy, &c.
model of these.

216 Praise for Christ.

181 Spiritual blessings, wisdom and grace, 217 For blessings by and through Christ.

to be prayed for.

198

182 Such earthly things as are agreeable 218 For God's will revealed.

to God's will, with submission to 219 For the obedience and faith of Chris-

it.

tians as owing to God.

183 Daily bread to be prayed for. 220 For his care of his church.

184 Health and deliverance from sick. 221 For his great and marvellous works.

199

185 The prayer of the poor heard. 222 For God's marvellous acts upon the

186 Intercessory prayer, or prayer for

bodies and minds of mankind.

others.

223 For daily bread.

187 For whom we ought to pray.

224 For deliverance from trouble and

188 For the church of God.

190

affliction.

189 Instances of such prayers.

225 For deliverance from enemies. 200

190 For enemies.

226 Honouring God.-Honour due to

191 Instances of such prayers.

God, and claimed by him.

192 Motives to prayer. It is a command- | 227 God is honoured by acts of worship.

201

193 God promiscth that he will hear 228 By holiness of life.

prayer.

229 By keeping the Sabbath.

194 Declarations that he hath heard 230 By acts of charity and mercy to the

prayer.

poor.

195 Testimony of God's people that he 231 Honouring Christ. Motives.

hath heard their prayers.

191 232 The wicked dishonour God, and re

196 Their expectations that their prayers punished.

shall be heard.

233 Glorifying God.-Commanded.

197 Their entreaties that they may be 234 Christ glorified on earth.

heard.

235 Men glorify God by praise and thank-

198 Their grief at not being answered.

fulness.

202

199 The efficacy of prayer: Miracles 236 By faith.

wrought by it.

237 By good works.

200 Armies defeated by prayer, and God's 238 By various branches of duty.

people delivered.

| 239 Doxologies, or glory ascribed to God

201 Prayers against evil from enemies.

in worship

203

192 240 God is glorified in the restoration

202 Prayer in trouble; instances thereof. and prevalence of true religion

193

among his people.—By those who

203 Of prayerless persons, or of not pray-

the miracles wrought by

ing:

Christ.

204 The prayers of hypocrites. 241 The wicked glorify not God, and are

205 The prayers of the wicked not ac- punished.

ceptable to God.

194 242 God is glorified in the destruction of

206 Of praising God.—Praise and thanks the wicked.

due unto him, and required from 243 Sanctifying God.

the righteous.

244 Threats against those who sanctify

207 Praises froin the wicked unaccepta-

not God.

204
ble to God.

195

208 The wicked are unthankful.

CHAP. XV.

209 Praise must be frequent.

210 It must be with sincerity.

Characters good and bad, with promises

211 God prepareth his people for his

and threats.

praise; or divine influences there.

for.

1 Godliness in heart and life.

Sect.

Sect.

2 Promises to the godly.

47 The heart of the wicked variously

3 Means of godliness given.

characterised; as wicked, uncir.

4 Godliness misrepresented.

cumcised, &c. &c.

5 The ungodly described by their prac. 48 Keeping a good conscience.

tice.

49 A good conscience, how attained.

6 Threats against the ungodly. 205

215

7 Righteousness required.

50 Natural conscience, instances of the

8 Promises to the righteous of peculiar force thereof.

favour from God.

20651 A weak conscience not to be wound-

9 Promises of blessings, as the conse-

ed.

quence of righteousness, by the ap- 52 Of an evil conscience.

pointment of God.

207 | 53 Serving God commanded.

10 The righteous shall be delivered from 54 With the heart.

enemies.

55 With suitable dispositions.

11 The death of the righteous blessed. 56 God's servants.--Promises to them.

12 They are blessed after death.

216

13 Unrighteousness forbidden.

57 Prayers for them.

14 Threats against the unrighteous.

58 Not servi

God. Threats. 217

15 Pardon promised to those that forsake 59 Obedience to God commanded.

unrighteousness.

60 Universal obedience required.

16 Zeal a duty.

20861 Obedience required, with a high es-

Erroncous zeal. Want of zeal. teem of God's law.

17 Uprightness.

62 With resolution of heart.

18 Promises to the upright.

63 Ability for obedience promised. 218

19 Uprightness prayed for.

64

prayed for.

20 Integrity.

209 65 Ability from God acknowledged.

21 Particular instances of integrity. 66 Instances of obedience.

219

22 Sincerity.

67 Promises to the obedient.

220

23 Perfection, a commanded duty. 68 Threats against the disobedient.

24 Directions for attaining perfection. 69 Obedience to Christ commanded.

25 Perfection, from God and Christ.

221

26 The holy Scriptures a mean of per- 70 Promises to them that obey Christ.

fection.

210 71 Promises to them that overcome temp-

27 The ministry a mean of perfection. tations in obeying Christ.

28 Promises to the perfect.

72 Disobedience to Christ. Threats.

29 Instances of Persons called perfect. 73 Works.-God will render to mankind

30 Hypocrisy forbidden.

according to their works, good or

31 Marks of hypocrites.

bad.

32 Threats.

211 74 Good works commanded.

33 Hypocrites hurtful to men.

75 Ability for good works promised.

34 The heart.—The heart of the right-

223

cous is toward God. The whole 76 Promises to the performance of good

heart signifies sincerity in du- works.

ties.

77 Examples of good works.

35 A pure heart.

78 Omission of good works. Threats.

36 Perfect heart.

212 79 Doing good.--Shunning evil and do-

37 Upright heart.

ing good commanded.

38 Single heart.

80 Promises to them that do good.

39 Clean heart.

81 Evil-doers; their works to be avoided.

40 Broken contrite heart.

224

41 Duties respecting the heart. 82 Doing evil, the character of the wick-

42 God taketh notice of the heart. 213 ed.

43 God influenceth the hearts of the 83 Threats against evil-doers.

righteous.

84 Darkness, and the works thereof.

44 God's judgments on the heart of the 85 Threats against them.

wicked.

214 86 The righteous walk not in darkness.

45 Satan influences the hearts of the

225

wicked: instances thereof.

87 Dead works.The wicked, and

46 An evil heart described.

their works, called dead; the

237

Sect.

Sect.

righteous are alive from the under the providential government

dead.

of God.

234

88 Works of the devil, children of the 130 Sinners.—God's threatenings against

devil.

them.

89 The righteous have no fellow- 131 Sinners threatened with various evils

ship with the children of the under the providence of God.

devil.

90 Works of the Aesh, living after the 132 Transgressors. Threatenings against

fiesh.

226

them.

91 Lusts of the flesh forbidden to 133 Iniquity forbidden.

238

Christians.

134 God's threatenings against the work-

92 Lusting after women.

ers thereof.

93 Lusting after meats and drinks. 135 The punishment thereof under the

94 The evil of lusts.

providential government of God.

95 Corruption of sin prevailing.

239

96 Confession of corruption.

97 The righteous not corrupt.

227

98 Defilement of sin.

First Commandment.

99 Threats against it.

100 Uncleanness of sin.

136 Idolatry forbidden.

101 Confession of uncleanness.

137 Threatenings against Idolaters.

102 Promises against uncleanness. 138 Judgments inflicted upon idolaters.

103 Directions against it.

240

104 Threats against it.

139 God's judgments upon particular

105 Pollution.

transgressors of this command.

106 Filthiness.

228 140 Covenants and intermarriages with

107 Directions.

the inhabitants of Canaan forbid.

108 Promises.

den to the Jews.

109 Threats.

141 Making covenants and intermar-

110 Vileness of sin.

riages with transgressors of this

111 Confession of vileness.

com nand punished.

241

112 Abominableness of sin.

142 Strange gods to be put away.

113 The Just.–Promises to, and prayers 143 Transgressors of this commandment,

for them.

229 and enticers thereto, to be put to

114 The unjust.-Threatenings against death.

them.

144 Threatenings against strange guds.

115 They are hurtful in the earth. 145 Strange gods are vanity:

242

116 The general character of a good 146 Enquiring concerning future events,

man's walk and life.

of those who by nature are no

117 Promises to the good.

230

gods, forbidden.

118 Evil men.

119 Perverseness charged upon sin.

Second Commandment.

120 Threats against the perverse.

121 Threats against the froward. 147 Images, the use of them forbid.

122 The righteous not froward. 231

den.

123 Stubbornness, the stiff-necked in 148 God's judgments upon the breakers

their own ways, &c.

of this commandment.

243

124 The wicked are revolters.

149 Images no representation of God.

125 Rebellion against God forbidden. 150 They were commanded to be bro-

Threats.

232

ken,

126 Enemies, adversaries of the Lord. 151 Were broken.

127 Deliverance from enmity against 152 Instances of images used by apos-

God.

tates, as outward symbols in

128 The wicked.-God's threatenings worship offered to the true

against them.

233

God.

129 Threats against the wicked, of evils, 153 Worship to images refused though

as the consequences of wickedness commanded by kings.

ners.

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