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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.

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.

Equivocating. See Lying.

Eternal God, 2.
Eternal life, 8.

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.
See Deceivers.
With respect to error.
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.

Envy, 58.

Epicures. See World.
Equality of the apostles, 54.

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 afflictions, 20.

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Effects of the Spirit, 10. 19.

Elders of churches. See officers thereof.
Election according to the purpose or grace

of God, 7.

FAILINGS of God's children, 11.
Faint not in times of trouble, 20.
Faith a means of salvation, 9.
Faith's 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 Calami-


Fathers. See Parents.

Favour of God to the righteous in general,

Election of church officers, 25.

Emulation. See Envy.
Enchantment. See Witchcraft.
Encouragement. See Incouragement.
Enmity of blind zealots against the truth,

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

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.

GENTLE toward all men,


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


Given up of God to hardness. See Hard-


Hold fast in suffering times, 20.
Holiness becometh saints, 14.
Holiness of God, 2.

Giver of knowledge, and all grace, is God,


Holy Ghost is God, 3.

men, 17.

What the Holy Ghost testifies about
persecutions, 20.
See Spirit of God.
Honesty toward all
Honour God, 14.
Honour saints, 15.
Honour magistrates, 22.
Honour parents. See Parents.
Honour all men, 17.

Honour of the saints, 12.
Honour each other, 15.
Honours amongst men. See World.
Honours or magistracy are of God, 22.
Hope in God, in general, 14.
In time of trouble, 20.

trouble, ib.

When our case seems desperate, 47.
Human nature of Christ, 6.
Humble behaviour toward all men, 17.

Goodness of God. See Bounty.

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.
Humility in man, ib.

God takes notice of it, is pleased, 48.
Hunger after good. See Invitation to come
to Christ.
Husbands, 16.
Hypocrites, hypocrisy, 26.
Their reward, ib.

Hypocrites, zealous persecutors, 20.

Glory of God, one end of his afflicting his
children, 20.

Glory reserved for believers, 35.
Glory not in ourselves. See Humility.
Glory in God and Christ, 14.
God, his name and attributes, 2.

His greatness, majesty, perfection, and
absoluteness: his Providence, ib.
God's speaking of old by visions, dreams,
&c. 53.

God's governing all things in the general, 2.
In disposing of men's ways, 70.
God said to repent, how, 31.

God knoweth the devices of Satan, and
wicked men, and overrules them, 20.
God upholds his in, and delivers them from

Gospel, its efficacy, 24.
Governors. See Magistrates in general.
Grace of God free in calling us, 7.

In pardon of sin, 8.

In justification, ib.

In reconciliation, ib.

In giving eternal life and salvation, ib.
Graces of the Spirit freely given of God, 18.
Grave. See Death.

Graven images, 38.

Greatness in the world. See World.
Greedy of gain. See Covetousness.
Grieve not the Holy Spirit, 19.

Grieve not the afflicted or persecuted, 20.
Grieve not the meek by offences, 15.
Grounds of comfort and support under per-
secutions, 20.

for believers.

Hardness of man's heart, 68.

Hard to be a Christian indeed, 44.
Harmless and honest toward all, 17.
Hate sin, 14.

Hatred. See Envy.

Haste, not to be neglected in spiritual im-

provement, 45.

Hear rebukes, reproofs, willingly, 15.
Hearken to the counsel of God, 14.

See Obedience.

HAPPINESS of saints. See Glory reserved Images. See Idolatry.

Heart of man given up to hardness. See


IDLENESS. See Industry.

Forbid to the righteous, 17.
Idolatry, 38.

Jesus the Christ, 5.

Jews' murmurings, 51.

Heaven's glory, 35.

Heavenly mindedness, the saints' duty, 14.
Heathens persecuting saints, 20.
Help the afflicted, ib.

Help the saints in general, 15.
Help all men, 17.

Ignorance of divine things in general, 36.
Ignorance of man by nature, 5.

Ignorance of the dead about things here, 68.
Illuminations. See Knowledge.

Imaginations. See Thoughts.

Imperfection of God's children, 11.
Imposition of hands, 25.
Impotency of man in spirituals, 18.
Industry in mens' callings, 52.
Inclinations in saints to sin, 11.
Incorruptibleness of God, 2.
Incouragement in affliction and trials, 20.
Incouragements to come to Christ for all
grace, 18.

To look to God when our case seems
desperate, 47.

Indifferency in religion. See Sincerity and

Indifferent things in worship, 15.

Integrity. See Uprightness.

Infiniteness of God, 2.

Infirmities of God's children. See Failings.
Intercession of Christ, 6.


Invisible God, 2.

Invitations to come to Christ. See Incou-


Joining of members to churches, 25.
Israel's restoration, 55.

Judge not brethren rashly, 15.
Judge not others, no not enemies, 17.
Judgments denounced and executed, 14.
Judgment of the great day, 34.
Justice of God, 2.

Judgment righteous. See Magistrates.
Just to all men, Christians duty, 17.
Justification not by works, &c. or legal sa-
crifices, 4.

Justification free by the grace of God,
through faith in Christ, 8.
Justify God in affliction, 20.

Kindness of Christians to one another, 15.

To their enemies, 20.

To all men, 17.

Kinds of love. See the Nature of love.
King Jesus, 6.

Kings of Israel, 42.

Kings. See Magistrates.

KEEP. God will keep his by grace, in Lying, 65.
faith and obedience to the end, 14.

See Words.

Kindness of God, 2.

Knowledge of divine things in general, 36.
Such knowledge not in men by na-
ture, 5. 18.

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Knowledge therein, God's gift, 18.
Known unto God are all things, 2.

MAGISTRATES, magistracy, God's ordi-
nance, 22.
Magistrates, but men in God's sight, ib.

Kindred, our Lord's, according to the Magistrates duty: what they should be and
flesh, 79.

LABOUR for heaven, 44.

Labour for the best things. See Incou-
ragements to come to Christ.
Labour in mens' callings, 52.
Lasciviousness. See Fornication.
Lament sin. See Mourning for it.
Last times, 46.

Law concludes all under sin, 4.
Law's righteousness justified by Christ, 6.
Laws of God to be obeyed, 14.

Law's curse, 4.

Law's works or sacrifices justify not, 4.
No cause of boasting therein, 74.

Laying on of hands, 25.

Lean on God. See Trust.

Letters commendatory, ib.
Life eternal, 8. 35.

Lips to be taken heed to, 14.
Live to God, ib.

Living God, 2.

Long for God's presence, 14.
Long-suffering of God, 2.

Look to God always in hope, 14.
Look to God if there be but a peradven-
ture, 47.

Lord's day, 56.
Lord's Supper, 25.

Love of God in giving Christ, 5.
Love of Christ in giving himself to death, ib.
Love mutual between Christ and his church,


Love of God in afflicting of his saints, 20.
Love to God the Father, and to Jesus the
Lord, 14.

Look to him in trouble, from whom it
comes, 20.

Look to him as the only helper, ib.

Love amongst saints, 15.

Love to all men, enemies, and haters, 17.
Love in its effects and fruits:

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1. Of believers to God, 14.

2. To brethren, 15.

3. To all men, 17.
Lowliness of Christ, 6.
Lowliness of man, 14.

Lukewarmness. See Sincerity and Zeal.

do, ib.

Majesty of God, 2.

Maintenance of the clergy, 25.

Maintenance of the poor. See Poor.

Malice. See Envy.

Man's first state, 4.

Man's fall, ib.

Man's state under the law, ib.

Master's duty to servants, 16.
Mediator, Christ, 6.

Mediation. See Intercession.
Mediation, 29.

Meekness of Christ, 5.

Meekness of man, 14.
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,

Members of churches, their qualifications, 25.
Men, wise, who. See Wisdom.
Mercy of God, 2.

Men dead, ignorant of men living, 68.
Mercy toward all men, 17.

Mind of God made known in dreams, &c. 53.
Mind or thoughts of men in general, 30.
Mind; to be of one mind, the duty of bre-
thren, 15.

Under guilt, ib.

Under the curse, ib.

Man's wickedness since his fall, ib.
Man's ignorance in that state, ib.
Man's impotency in spirituals, 18.
Man's bondage to Satan, 4.

Man's sad state hence, ib.
Man's salvation, how, 5.
Marriages. See Husbands.

Martyrdom. See Suffering for Christ. See

Ministers of Christ in general, 24.

Ministers or pastors of churches, and their
qualifications, 25.

Ministers sins complained of, 25.
Ministers maintenance, ib.
Ministers of state. See Magistrates.
Miracles of Christ, &c. 41.
Moderation in all things, 14.

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.

More than men can bear, God will not put Ordinance of magistracy. See Magistrates.
upon them, 20.
Outward privileges no security against judg-
Mortality. See Death.

Mortifications. See Departing from sin.

Mourn for sin, 14.

Mouth. See Words.

PANT after God, 14.
Parables of Christ, 41.

Murmuring of Israel, 51.

Murmur not against God, but wait quietly Parents duty toward children, 16.
for his salvation, 20.
Murder, 59.

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,

Nature of love, 15.

Nature of repentance, 31.

Necessary uses. See Trade.
Necromancy. See Witchcraft.

Perfection of saints in Christ, 6.
Perjury. See Oaths.
Persecutions, 20.

Neglect not seasons for good things. See Persecuted, see it be for well doing, ib.

Persecuting heathens, ib.

New birth. See Character of saints.

Persecuting Jews, ib.

Note God's kindnesses, 14.

Persecutions overruled by God, ib.

Notable things done by Christ and his apos- Persecuted, one's duty toward God, ib.
tles, 40.

Toward persecutors, ib.

Their comforts therein, ib.

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.

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OATH for testimony, swearing, 23.
Obedience unto God, 14.

Obedience unto rulers, wherein proper, 22.

Wherein not, 42.

Offences to be avoided, 15.

Offences of scandal to be removed, 25.

Officers of churches, ib.

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.

ments, 74.

Own God in all we do. See Providence.

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.

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QUALIFICATIONS of rulers, 22.

Qualifications of saints. See Characters of


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Rebuke each other for sin, 15.
Recompense of hypocrites, 26.
Recompense of wickedness, 4. 14.
Recompense of unbelief, 9.
Reconciliation with God, 8.
Record the acts of God's goodness, 14.
Redemption of fallen man, 5.
Regard God in his providence. See Provi-

Reading scriptures,

Reading them in the church assemblies, 25.
Reasonings of God with sinners, 14.
Rebellion against God. See Judgment for


Regeneration. See Character of saints.
Rejoice in God and Jesus Christ, 14.
Rejoice in afflictions and persecutions, 20.
Rejoice not at the hurt of enemies, ib.
Relation of God to his own. See Privileges

of saints.

Relation between Christ and his church, 13.
Relation of church members to their parti-
cular congregations, 25.
Relations in the flesh, 16.
Relative duties. See Duties.
Rely on God. See Trust in him.
Religious wisdom. See Wisdom.
Remission of sin, 8.

Repentance in God, how, 31.
Report not others failings, 15.
Reports not hastily to be believed, ib.
Resignation to God's disposal. See Con-


Respect for saints, 15.

Respect for all men, 17.

Resort not to such who use familiar spirits.
See Witchcraft.

Restore mutually such who sin or offend, 15.
Restoration of the Jews. See Return.
Resurrection of Christ, 6.
Resurrection of man's body, 33.

Return of the Jews to their country, 57.
Return good for evil, 17. 20.
Revile not enemies, 20.
Revelation. See Scriptures.
Revelations of old, by dreams, voices,
&c. 53.

Qualifications of gospel ministers, 24.
Qualifications of church members, 25.
Qualifications of pastors of churches, ib.
Quarrels amongst church members, ib.
Amongst Christians in general, 15.
Quench not the Spirit, 19.
Quickened by the Spirit, ib.
Quiet spirit in general, 14.

Reward of hypocrisy, 26.
Reward of persecutors, ib.
Riches. See World.
Righteous God, 2.
Righteous dear to Christ, 20.

Righteous in God's sight. See Justification.
Righteousness amongst men, 17.

Righteousness, mens' own, will not secure
their state, 74.

Quiet and submissive to God under afflic- Righteousness of the law will not justify, 4.
tions, 20.

See Trust.

Toward men,
RAILINGS. See Words.

Rock to the saints is God.
Rule and greatness of God, 2.
Rule and greatness of Christ, 5, 6.
Rulers of kingdoms, 22.
Rulers of faith and practice, 14.

Rashness. See Moderation.

Reverence. See Fear. See Worship of God.
Reward of holiness. See Saints privileges
and glory.

Reward of suffering for Christ, 20.
Reward of sin, 4. 14.

SABBATH day, 56.

Sacrament. See Lord's Supper.
Sacrifices before the law, 43.

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