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Dignity of man, 419–422. Faith in Christ necessary, 183.
“ of the saints, 672.

exemplified, 184.
Diligence, see Activity, 1.

" effects of, 185.
Directions to sinners, 601.

“ evidence of, 186.
Discipline of the church, 109. " should be strong, 187.
Discretion required, 172.

contending for, 188.
Disfellowship, 112, 177, 477. " of miracles, 189, 190.
Dishonesty forbidden, 732. " often spurious and ruinous, 19:
Disinterestedness, 413—15. Fall of man, 157.
" of Christ, 56.

Falsehood, see Lying, 416.
of saints, 661.

FASTING acceptable, 192.
Disobedience of sinners, 691. examples of, 193.
“ to parents, punished, 494.

“ often spurious, 194.
Divinity of the Father, 212—248. Faults reproved, 610, 611.
" of the Son, 74-82..

Fear of God, required, 290.
" of the Spirit, 346.

of man forbidden, 460.
Divisions and separations, 114. Fellowship with God, 657.
Divorce discountenanced, 427. “ with saints, 111-113.
Dress, precepts on, 173.

" with errorists, 177, 477.
Drunkenness forbidden, 366. FEMALE INDUSTRY, 195.
Earth, to be destroyed, 386.

piety and kindness, 196.
Economy required, 172.

" subordination and speaking, 197
Effectual calling, 597.

Fighting forbidden, 735, 736.
Editication, rules for, 110.

Fight of faith, 738.
Egotism forbidden, 703.

Firmness required, 712.
Elders, to teach, 101.

FLATTERY, common, 198.
“ authority of, 455.

" characteristic of sinners, 702.
" plurality of, when needed, 103. FOOD), precepts on, 199.
Election, national, 253.

Folly of sin, 733.
" individual, 254.

FOOLS described, 200.
Enmity against God, 690, 740. FORBEARANCE, 201, 737.
ENVÝ forbidden, 174.

“ of God, 227.
Equality, ministerial, 101.

“ often abused, 202.
" of rights, 631-5.

Forgetting God reproved, 692.
ERROR corrupting, 175.

FORGIVENESS, DIVINE, 583.
" tries mankind, 176.

“ required, 203.
Errorists to be avoided, 177. Formality unavailing, 191.
Evangelists, 101.

Fornication forbidden, 404.
Evidence of piety, 602.

Fraud forbidden, 732.
" of true faith, 186.

Free agency, 271, 329, 555-6, 600.
Evil, moral, overruled, 267-3. Free inquiry, 632.
EXAMPLE required, 178.

FRIENDSHIP, true, 204.
" precepts on, 179.

spurious, 205.
of Christ, 56--66.

Gentleness required, 499.
Excommunication, 109.

* exemplified, 62, 660.
Excuses of sinners, 373, 706. Glorifying God, 300, 301
Exercises of the heart, 329. Glory of God, 214, 277.
" siniul or holy, 505.

" of Christ, 82
Expediency of doing right, 286, 630." of saints in heaven, 672.
" of maintaining truth, 433. Gluttony reproved, 199.
“ of civil government, 311.

GOD seen by intuition, 206.
Expostulations divine, 371. " made known by his works, 20:.
Extortion forbidden, 733.

" a moral agent, 208.
Extravagance forbidden, 180. “ his chief end, 209.
FAITH, nature of, 181.

“ his mode of existence, 210, 21).
counted for righteousness. 182.

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GOD'S ATTRIBUTES: “ uses inoral instruments, 265.
" eternity, 212.

" controls popular favor, 266.
" foreknowledge, 213.

“ controls moral evils, 267.
greatness and supremacy, 214. brings good out of evil, 268.
“ essential happiness, 215.

approves not sin, 269.
"invisibility, 216.

" has motives above ours, 270.
“ immutability, 217.

“ disturbs not our freedom, 271.
“ omnipotence, 218.

objections against, 272–3.
i omniscience, 219.

“ wonders of, 274.
* omnipresence, 220.

incomprehensible, 275.
“self existence, 221.

“ makes men know the Lord, 276
“ natural wisdom, 222.

“ will secure his glory, 277.
GOD'S MORAL PERFECTION: “ a solid ground of joy, 278.
* blessedness, 223.

" demands attention, 279.
" benevolence, 224.

GOD'S LAW, supreme, 280.
“ compassion, 225.

" the Decalogue, 281.
“ faithfulness, 226.

“* its promulgation, 282.
• forbearance, 227.

“summaries of, 283.
• goodness, 228.

very sacred, 284.
· holiness and beauty, 229.

requires perfection, 285.
* holy hatred of iniquity, 230. " is reasonable, 286.
impartiality, 231.

its penalty, 287.
justice and righteousness, 232. requires true love to God, 288-9.
mercy and kindness, 233.

requires the fear of God, 290-1.
sovereignty and independence, 234.“ requires trust in God, 292—4.
truth, 235.

requires supreme devotion, 295.
“ vindicative justice, 236-7.

requires joy in God, 296–7.
r zeal, 238.

requires submission, 298-9.
GOD'S PREROGATIVES: requires honoring God, 300-1.
"to own us as his property, 239. GOD'S MORAL GOVERN
" to fix natural law, 240.

MENT:
“ to give supreme moral law, 241. “ requires obedience, 302.
to regenerate or not, 242.

punishes disobedience, 303.
to employ tempters, 243. GOSPEL, its origin, 304.
“ to require human life, 244.

its gracious design, 305.
" to set up rulers to scourge us, 245. its distinctive terms, 306.
" to visit iniquity, 246.

“ its plan comprehensive, 307.
to use men instrumentally, 247. its high standard of duty, 308.
" to vindicate himself, 248.

its fearful penalty, 309.
GOD'S PURPOSES, best, 249. its provisions, 576-585, 672.
“ éternal and immutable, 250. Government moral, 302.
“ universal and particular, 251. GOVERNMENT CIVIL, 310.
" include moral evils, 252.

* expedient and necessary, 311.
* include national election, 253. demands qualified rulers, 312.
"include individual election, 254. " includes duties for rulers, 313.
“ place election prior to faith, 255. “ includes dlities for subjects, 314
* include vessels of wrath, 256. * its penalty for crimes, 315, 316.
* include means and ends, 257. “ its penalty for treason, 317.
" encourage the use of means, 258. “ its wieked rulers injurious, 318.
GOD'S PROVIDENCE:

sometimes to be resisted, 319.
“ nature and efficacy of, 259. Grace of God, 233, 305, 586.
" extent of, 260.

" opposed by sinners, 696
" supplies our wants, 261.

Gratitude exemplified, 320
* upholds all creatures, 262. Gravity required, 711.
* preserves all, 263.

Grief, divine, 230.
governs the heart, 264.

" of saints, 662

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Ilabit, see custom, 143.
Hands, laying on of, 399-400.
HAPP’INESS sensual, 321.
“ intellectual, 322.
• of self-denial, 323.
" of holy obedience, 324.
" of loving God, 325.
" of trusting in God, 326.

IDLENESS reproved, 358.
" of sinners, 709.
IDOLATRY portrayed, 359.

its gods a cheat, 360.
" its worship forbidden, 361.
“provoking to God, 362.
“ of sinners, 698-9.
" worldly, 742.
IGNORANCE, sin of, 363.
" of sinners, -07, 739.

Illumination of saints, 598.
Inage worship forbidden, 36).
Immortality of the soul, 422.
Impartiality required, 629.
Imperfection of saints, 507.
Inability, moral, 166.
Inactivity reproved, 1.
Incarnation of Christ, 69.
Inconsideration reproved, 132.
Indolence reproved, 1, 358.
Industry required, 1.

of Christ, 63.
Inexpediency of sin, 733.
Infidelity and Atheism, 22.
Ingratitude, 205.
* of sinners, 701.

Inspiration of Bible, 40.
Instability, 36+.
INTEMI’ERANCE, 365.

forbidden — penalty of, 366.
liquor-sellers reproved, 367.
“ wisdom of abstinence, 368.
" public men especially charged, 369

Intercession of Christ, 516.
INVITATIONS, 370.
“ with expostulations, 371.
“ sincerely made, 372.
“ rejected by sinners, 373.
Irony, examples of, 374.
Jesus, see Christ, 56.
JEWS, numerous, 375.
" their territory, 376.

" their dispersion. 377.
" their return to Palestine, 378.
* obstacles removed, 379.
" enlarged possessions, 380.
" their future trials, 381.
" their conversion, 382.
Joy in God required, 296.
JUDGMENT. general, 383.

of a good conscience, 327.

of heaven, 328, 339, 672.
* of God, 215, 223.
HEART, voluntary, 329.

sometimes divided, 330.
" has moral qualities, 331.
“its controlling influence, 332.
" sincerity of demanded, 333.
“ divine control of, 264.
lleathenism described, 359.
HEAVEN, a place, 334.
: its pure light, 335.
" its perfect holiness, 336.
" its everlasting rest, 337.
“its nearness to God, 338.
" its pure happiness, 339.
" its high rewards, 310, 672.
" its perpetuity, 341.

its rewards, unmerited, 342.
QIELL, a place of fire, 343.
“its dreadful misery, 573.
“its degradation, 574.
lleresies, sec error, 176.
HOLINESS, value of, 344.
6 of Gud, 229, 230.
DIOLY SPIRIT, 345.
"liis divinity, 346.
* his official work, 347.

sinning against, 348.
judicial departure of, 349.
promised believers, 350.

outpouring of, 620.
"agency of, 594-6.
Hlome, keeping at, 351.
llonesty required, 629.
* rewards of, 630.
" of saints, 659.
llonoring God required, 300.
TIOPE IN GOD, 292-4, 352.
“ full assurance nf, 353.
NIOSPITALITY, a duty, 354.

examples of, 355.
Humanity of Christ, 69.
Iluman nature, untrusty, 170.
HUMILITY, nature of, 356.
"required and encouraged, 357.
Typocrisy exemplified, 702.

its design, 384.

its suddenness. 385.
6 its final conflagration. 386

its final separations. 387.
is its final Judge, 388.
“ its particular disclosures, 589.

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" its final decisions, 390.

MARRIAGE, 423
Judicial visitations, 349, 497. “ directions respecting, 424.
Tustice and equity required, 629. "its mutual duties, 425.
" towards servants required, 679. “ forbids polygamy, 426.
5 of God, 232.

- forbids divorce, 427.
vindicative, 236–7.

MEANS OF GRACE, 428.
Justification by faith, 583.

use of indispensable, 429.
Kindness required, 354, 610, 715. preaching, the principal, 430.
Kingdom of Christ, 83.

use of encouraged, 431.
KNOWLEDGE required, 391. success in using, 432.
• benefits of, 392.

superiority of the true, 433.
is essential to true love, 393. “ made effectual by God's Ornnipa
4. admits of certainty, 394.

tence, 434.
" how attained, 395.

" their effects, different, 435.
" to be imparted, 396.

use of sometimes hopeless, 436
“ of ourselves required, 397.

Means and ends connected, 257.
“ more perfect hereafter, 398. Meditation exemplified, 665.
" intuitive, 206, 420.

MEEKNESS required, 437.
Laughter and mirth, 479.

encouraged, 438.
Law of God, 280—287.

examples of, -139.
LAYING ON OF HANDS, 399. of Christ, 62.
" in working miracles, 400.

" of saints, 660.
" in giving charges, 401.

Mercy of God, 233.
Levity, sinful, 479.

MILLENNIUM on carth, 440.
LEWDNESS, frequent, 402 " its holiness, 441.
" deceitful and alluring, 403. • its peace and unity, 442.
* sinful and forbidden, 404. its light and knowledge, 443.
* guilt and condemnation of, 405. “ its general prosperity, 444.
LIBERALITY, duty of, 406. its great enjoyment, 445.
cxamples of, 407.

* contrasted with former times, 446
- rewards of, 408.

MINISTRY, design of, 447.
Licentiousness, 402.

* divinely appointed, 448.
Light, sinning against, 309. ** call to preach, 449.
of nature, 207.

“ ordination of ministers, 450
Long suffering of God, 227. “ oriental priesthood, 451.
Lord's supper, 104.

primitive preaching, 452.
LOVE TO GOD, 288.

" qualifications for, 453.
* our primary duty, 409.

cxpressive names of, 454.
reasons for, 410.

" authority of, 455-6.
often spurious, 411.

MINISTËRS' DUTIES,
LOVE TO MAN, 412.

" to take heed to themselves, 369
LOVE DISINTERESTED, 413.

457.
* examples of, 414.

" to preach faithfully, 458.
k rewards of, 415.

“ to be inoffensive, 459.
" of God, 94, 224, 585, 672.

to be fearless, 460.
" of Christ, 60, 370—372.

to point out sins, 461.
" to the brethren required, 111. to discriminate, 462.
Lowliness required, 482,

to pray for others, 463.
* of Christ, 62.

" to be devoted to the calling, 464
LYING prevalent, 416.

Ministerial parity, 101.
' forbidden, 417.

MINISTERIAL CALLING.
offensive to God, 418.

“ responsibleness, 465.
MAN'S COMMON ORIGIN, 419. temptations, 466.
power of intuition. 420.

trials, 467.
power of reason, 421.

success in preaching, 468–9.
* immortality, 422

“ rewards, 470.

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" demands prayer and sympathy, | Ordination of ministers, 450.
471.

Ornaments in dress, 173.
* pecuniary support, 472.

Ostentation exemplified, 703.
MINISTERS OF SATAN, Overroming evil with good, 737.
very numerous, 473.

PARENTAL DUTIES,
very deceitful, 474.

to set good examples, 492.
“ cruel and dangerous, 475.

to instruct and govern children
“ much sought after, 476.

493.
to be avoided, 477.

to chastise for disobedience, 194.
* ruin themselves, and others, 478. to provide for children, 495.
Miracles, prove the Bible, 43. · happy result of faithfulness, 496
MIRTH AND LAUGHTER, 479. sad result of unfaithfulness, 497
MISSIONS appointed, 480. Partiality forbidden, 526.
" encouraged, 481.

PATIENCE required, 498.
MODESTY required, 482. " of Christ, 62.
" in good works, 483.

PEACE required, 499.
5 of Christ, 62.

in believing, 666.
Moral agency of God, 208.

" with God, 582.
“ of mankind, 271.

Peace-makers, (false,) 500.
Moral evils controlled, 267. PENALTY OF THE LAW, 237
government, 302–3.

" of the gospel, 309.
inability, 166.

of civil laws, 315, 316.
necessity, 271.

"S of disobeying parents, 494.
Murmurs of sinners, 700.

PERFECTION, duty of, 501.
Mystery of Christ and gospel, 81. pledged in covenants, 502.
" of Providence, 275.

“ of saints, 503-4.
Names of Christ, 74.

“ of true love, 505.
4 of ministers, 454.

“ millennial, 506.
" of saints and sinners, 646.

inconstancy of, in saints, 507
* of angels apostate, 14.

“ united with trials, 508-9.
NATIONAL BODIES, 484. “ in pretence, 510.

promises to the good, 485. PERSECUTION, 511.
" threats to the bad, 486.

" of Christ, 68.
Natural ability, 600, 601, 421. “ of faithful ministers, 467.
Necessity, moral, 271.

followed by a triumph, 512.
Neutrality, a mere pretence, 487. Persecutors humbled, 513.
Oaths of confirmation, 720. PERSEVERANCE, 514.
Obedience of Christ, 57.

divinely promised, 515.
to God, evidence of piety, 602. prayed for by Christ, 516.
" our title to pardon and life, 302 * sealed by the Spirit, 517.
" of children to parents, 53. Piety, evidence of, 602.

to magistrates enjoined, 313. " ini carly life, 55.
Objections against God, 272 Pity, divine, to the poor, 522.
Objectors reproved, 273.

Pleasures, sensual, 675.
Obligation denied, 705.

" mirthful, 479.
Offence to be avoided, 459.

Politeness and courtesy, 135.
Opposition to God, 740.

Polygamy forbidden, 426.
"to Christ. 85, 86.

Poor, see poverty, 521.
" to ministers, 467.

POPERY predicted, 518.
"to saints, 511, 740.

“ false claim of, 519.
OPPRESSION, 488.

" fearful end of, 520.
“ effects of, 489.

Popular favor from God, 266
" displeasing to God, 490.

“bestowed upon Christ, 67.
"infatuates oppressors, 491.

POVERTY, its evils, 521.
threats against, 523.

excites God's pity, 522.
Oi linances of the gospel, 104—7. “ oppression of, forbidden, 523.

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