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The Holy Ghost equal with the Father, con. li. 3. cat. ■ i. He is promised to the elect in the covenant of grace, con. vii. 3. cat. 3 a. By him they are united to Christ, con. xxvi. 1. For by him the redemption purchased by Christ is applied to them, con. viii. 8. xi. 4. cat. j8, 59. By him they arc effectually called, con. x. 1. cat. 67. And have faith wrought in their hearts," con. xiv. 1. cat. 59, 71. He is given to them in adoptiou, con. xii. cat. 74. And applying the death and resurrection of Christ to them, by hit powerful operation, they are sanctified, con. xiU. 1. cat. 7 j. Having repentance wrought, and all other saving graces infused into their hearts, con. xiii. 1. cat. 31. 75, 16, 77. Thro' the continual supply of strength from him, believers grow?n graces con. xiii. 3. cat. 71. The outward means are by him made effectual to the elect for" salvation, con. vii. j, (. xxv. j. cat. ijf, itfiV Prayer is to be made by his help, con. xxi. 3. cat 181. Ability to do good works is from him, con xvi. 3. Assurance of faith is attained by his witnessing with our spirits that we are the children of God, con. xviii- 1. cat. 80. By his aMding within believers, they are secured from falling totally away from the state os grace, and are kept by the power of Ciod through faith unto salvation, con. xvii. x. cat 7;.
Hope of Glory, con. xviii t. cat. I3. The hope of hypocrites, con. xviii. x.
Humiliation of Christ, con. viii. a 4. cat. 48. Jn his conception and birth, cat. 47. In his life, cat 48. In his death, cat. 49. After death, cat jo.
Hypocrisy, making profession of religion in hypocrisy, or for sinister ends, sipful, cat. 113. The hypocrites hope, con. xviii 1.
Hyposlatical. See personal.
Jdlinfss, unlawful, cat. 135. 141. Idolatry, all the kinds of it forbiJden, cat. 105, 109, All monuments of idola
latry ought to be removed, cat. lot.
Tests. Perverting the scripture to profane jests, sinful, cat. S13.
Jesus, Why so called, cat 41. See Christ.
Ignorant, not to be admitted to the Lord's Table, con. xxix. 8. cat. 173.
Image. Man made after the Image of God, in-Knowledge, Righteousness and Holiness, con. iv. a. cat. if. This Image is renewed by Sanctincation, cat. 75. and fully perfected in Heaven, con. xxxii. 1. cat. 8$, 00.
Image-Worlhip of all Kinds, discharged, cat. 109.
Imputation. The Guilt of Adam's first Sin is imputed to all his Posterity, con. vi. 3. .The Obedience and Satisfactiot' jf Christ is imputed to believers, xi. 1. cat. 70. His righteousness is imputed to them, cat. 71, 77.
Incarnation of Christ, con. viii. a. cat. 37. 39
Incest discharged, cat. 139. Incestuous marriages which are within the degrees of consanguinity or affinity, forbidden in the scriptures, can never be made lawful, con. xxiv. 4.
Unjust Inclosures and depopulations forbidden, eat. 141.
Incrcaseof grace, is from a continual supply os strength from the sanctifying Spirit of Christ, con. xiii. 1, 3. cat. 75, 77.
Innocency. The state of man in iunoeency, con. iv. a. cat 17. ao.
Infants, How saved, con. x. 3. Infants of one or both believing parents are to be baptized, con. xxviii. 4. cat. 166.
Ingrossing. commodities to inhance their price, unlawful, cat 14a.
Inspiration. The books of the Old and New Testament are given by inspiration of God, con. i.'». But the Apocrypha is not of divine inspiration, con i. 3.
Intercession. How Christ makes interce/fion, cat 55. It is a part of his priestly office, cat. 44. He makes intercession, that the redemption which he bath purchased may be applied to all believers, con. viii. 8. cat 5;. And their perieveranee depends upon his contiuual intercession for them, con. xvii. i. cat. 79. Joy in the Holy Ghost, the fruit of assurance, con. xviii. i, x. cat. 83. Believers, by falling iuto some sins, may grieve the spirit, and be deprived of some measureofthcircomfort.con. xvii. 3. xviii.4. Judge. Christ the judge of the world, con. viii. 1, 4. xxxiii. 1. How he shall come at the last day, cat. 56. The Judgments of God upon sinners in this world, con. v. 6. cat. 18, 83. How believers may bring temporal judgments on themselves, con. xvii. 3. God is just and terrible in his judgments, con. ii. 1. The last judgment. What, con. xxxiii. 1. Appoi ed for angels and men, con. viii, 4. xxxiii ' "ft. 88. The end of its appointment, is the manifestation of Rod's mercy and justice, con. xxxiii. fc, Christ shall be the judge, con. viii. jr. xxxiii. 1. How he Ihall come to judge the world, cat. 56. Why he would have us ccrtainly persuaded of it, con. xxxiii. 3. Why the time of it is concealed, con. xxxiii. 3. cat 88. The judgment of the righteous, con. xxxiii. 1. cat. 90. The judgment of the wicked, con. xxxiii. i. cat. 89. Judicial law. See Law. The Justice of God. fully satisfied by Christ's obedience and death, con. viii. J. xi. 3. cat. 3 8, 7 1. It is manifested in the works of providence, con. v. 1. In the justifi< cation of sinners, con. xi. 3. In the last judgment, con. xxxiii 1. Justice in contracts and commerce between
man and man, cat. 141, 14*. Justification, What, con xi. 1. cat. 70. All the elect, and they only, are justified, con. iii.-tf. Whom God did from all eternity decree to justify, con. xi. 4. But they are not justified till the Holy Spirit doth in due time actually apply Christ unto them, ibid. How justification is of God's free grace, con. xi. 3. cat. 71. Faith is necessarily required for justification, cat. 71. But it justifies a sinner only as it is an instrument, by which he recciveth
Christ and his righteousness, con. xi. 1, ». cat 73. The exact justice, and rir'» grace of God, are both glorified ir, ine, justification of sinners, con. xi. 3 , Justification, the fame under the Old Testament as under the New, ca"^, xi. 6. It is inseparably joined wit'.! senctification, cat. 77. How they differ, ibid. Those that are justified, are perfectly freed in . this life froro the revenging wrath of God, that r'llcy never fall into condemnation, o>n» xvii. t. cat. 77, 79. But corruption remaining in them, con. vi. 5 > Viii. ». cat. 78. 1 hey fall into many fmi, con. xvii 3 . cat. 78. Which God continues to forgive; upon their humbling themselves, confessing their sins, begging pardon, and renewing their faith and repentance, con. 5.
J£eys. The power of the keys, What, con. xxx. a. Committed to churchofficers, ibid. The civil magistrate may not assume this power, con. xxiii. 3.
King. Christ the king of his church, con. xxx. r. How he executeth the office of a king, cat. 45. What meant by the coming of his kingdom, cat. 191.
Knowledge. God's knowledge is infinite, infallible, and independent upon the creature, con. il. %. The knowledge which may be had of God and of our duty to him by the light of nature, con. i. 1. xxi. 1. cat. t. The scriptures are only sufficient to give that knowledge of God and of his will; which is necessary unto salvation, ibid. > L
J^abour is to Be moderately used, cat. '35. «3C
Land marks not toberemov'd, cat. 14a.
Law. The ceremonial law, what, con. xix. 3. It is abrogated now under the N'evr Testament, con. xix. 3. xx. 1. How the covenant of grace was administred under the law, con. vii. 5. viii. 6. cat. 34.
The Judicial law expired with the state of the Jews, con. xix. 4. And obliges no further than the general equity ot it requires,
quires, ibid. The Moral Law, What, cat. 93. Given to Adam with a power to fulfil it, con. iv. a. xix. v. cat. 91. The ten commandments the Turn of it, con. MX. z. cat. j>8. Tho* believers arc not under it as a covenant, con. xix. 6. And arc not able perfectly to keep it, cat. 149. Yet it continues to be a perfect rule of righteousness, con. xix. z. Binding all, ac well justified persons as others, con. xix. 5. Christ, in the gospel, having not abolilhed, but much strengthened the obli • gation to the obedience of it, ibid- And altho' no man since the fall can, by the moral law, attain to righteousness ani life, con. xix. 6. cat. 94. Which Christ alone hath purchased for the elect by his perfect obedience, can. viii. 5. Yet it is of great use to all, "n. 5:ix. 6 cat. 9$. The use of it to the regenerate, con. xix. 6. cat. pj. The use of it to the unregenerate, cat. 9*. Not contrary to the • grace of the gospel, but doth sweetly comply with it, con xix. 7. The Spirit ot' Christ subJuing and enabling the will of man unto ^ free and cheerful obedience to the will of GoJ, con. xix. 7. cat. 31.
Unneccstary Law-suits to be avoided, cat. 141, 141.
Liberty. Christian liberty, What, con. xx. 1. Wherein it is inlarged under the gospel, ibid. The end of Christian liberty, con. xx. 3. Liberty to sin inconsistent with it, ibid. It is not intended to destroy ecclesiastical or civil powers, but to support and preserve them, con. xx 4. Neither are men thereby allowed to publilh opinions, or mainrain practices, that are contrary to the light of nature, or to the known principles ot" Christianity, or such as are destructive of the peace and order of the church, ibid.
Liberty of conscience, what it is, and what repugnant to it, con. xx. z. Making men the lords of our faith and conscience, unlawful, con. xx. z. cat. 105.
Life. Eternal life purchased by Christ's per
sect obedience to the law, con. viii. $. The tree of life was a pledge of the covenant of works, cat. 10. The life of any not to be taken away, except in case of publick justice, lawful war, or necessary defence, cat. 136. Light of Nature, What may be kn*vn of God and of our duty to him by ir, con. i. t. xxi. i.,cat. z. It is not sufficient to make us wife urto salvation, con. i. 1. x. 4. xxi. r. cat. z, 60. It is of tbe law of nature, that a due portion of time be set apart for the worlhip of God, con. xxi. 7.
Wanton Looks, sinful, cat. 139.
Lord's prayer, See prayer.
Lord's Supper. The institution, nature and ends of it, con. xxix. 1. cat. 167. Christ not offered up to his Father, nor any real sacrifice for sin made in It, con. xxix. z. ThemassabomilublyinjurioustoChrist'. . one only sacrifice, ibid. Tbe outward eIcmcnts in this lacrament are not to be adored, con. xxix. 4. They still remain truly bread and wine, con, xxix. 5. The dodtiine of transubstantiation is repugnant not only to the Scripture, but even to cummon Sense, and has been and is the Cause of gross Idolatries, con. xxix.
6. liow Christ hath appointed Bread and Wine to be given and received in the Sacrament, con. xxix 3. cat. 169. It is only to be administred by a Minister of the Word lawfully ordained, con. xxvii. 4. cat. 176. It is not to be received by any one alone, con. xxix. 4. It is to be received in both Kinds, ibid. What relation tlie Elements in this Sacrament have to Christ crucified, con. xxix. J. How Christ is present there, con. xxix.
7. cat. 170. How believers feed on him therein, ibid. Wltat Preparation is 'required for receiving it, cat 171. Doubting may consist with an Interest in Christ, con. xvii. 3. xviii. 4. cat. 81. And therefore should not hinder from partaking of the Lord's Supper, cat 17a. But the Ignorant and Scandalous are not tn be admitted, con. xxix,8.cat. 173. WhatDuties required in the Time of receiving, cat. 174. What Duties after receiving, cat. 11s. Frequent attendance on it, a duty, cat. 17s. 177. The agreement and difference between the Lord's Supper and baptism, cat. 176. 177. Lota, cat. in, 113.
Love. Election is of God's free love, con. iii. j. cat. 13. Which is unchangeable, con. xvii. x. cat. 79. And therefore true believers can neither totally nor finally fall away from the state of grace, ibid. The fense of God's love is attainable in this life, cat. 83. Sec assurance. Love to God is a duty, cat. 104. Which the light of nature flieweth, con. xxi. 1. To love the Lord our God with all our heart, &c. is the sum of our duty to him, eat. Ioz. Love to God is necessary to the right performance of the duty of prayer, con. xxi. 3. cat. 18$. Love to God and the brethren is necessary to right communicating, cat. 1S8, 171, 174. True believers arc never utterly destitute of the love
# of Christ and the brethren, con. xviii. 4. Wherein love towardsour neighbour consists, cat. 135,141,144,147. What contrary to it, cat. 136, 141, 14;, 14S. It is the sum of our duty to man, cat. ill.
.Lying, sinful, cat. 14J.
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J^/J Aqistkatks, appointed by God, con. xxiii. 1. For what end, ibid. Lawful for Christians to accept the office of a magistrate, con. xxiii. a. The duty
'of the civil magistrate, con. xxiii. a. cat. 1x9- con. xx. 4. Read the scriptures letter r. The sins of the magistrate, cat. 130. 14J. He may wage war upon just and necessity occasions, con. xxiii. 1. His power in church-affairs stated, con xxiii. 3. The duty of the people towards their magistrates, con. xxiii. 4. cat. 1x7. Their sins against them, cat. ill Ecclesiastical persons not exempted from obedience to the civil magistrate, con. xxiii. 4. The Pope hath no power or jurisdiction over magistrates or their people, 'bij. The magistrate is not to be opposed
in the lawful exercise of his power, upon pretence of Christian liberty, cgn. xx. 4. Infidelity or dinerence in religion dotH not make void the magistrate's just and legal authority, con. xxiii. 4. Man, how created, con. iv. x. cat. 17, Hii state before the fall, con. iv. x. cat 17. xo. His fall, and the effects of it, con.
vi. cat. 11, 11, 13, is, iff, 17, iS. 19. His state by the covenant of grace, con.
vii. -J, 4. S, «■ cat. 30, 31, 31, 33, 34, 35. Man's chief end, cat. 1.
Man-stealing, discharged, cat. 141.
Marriage, the end of it, con. xxiv. %. cat. xo. Between mofe than one man and one woman at a time, unlawful, con xxiv. 1. cat. 139. Lawful for all sorts of people who are capable to give their consent, con. xxiv. iii. And who are without the degrees of consanguinity or affinity forbidden in the scripture's, con. xxiv. 4,, But marriages within those degrees can never be made lawful, ibid. Protestants should not marry with infidels, papists or other idolaters, con. xxiv. 3. Nor such as are godly, with those that are notorioufly wicked, ibid. A contract of marriage may be dissolved for adultery or fornication committed after the contract, con. xxiv j. The bond of marriage can only be dissolved for adultery after marriage, and such wilful desertion as cannot be remedied, con. xxiv. j, ff. Undue delay of marriage, prohibiting of lawful, and dispensing with unlawful marriages, are sinful, cat. 139. Vows of perpetual single life, are sinful snares in which no Chris
• tian may intangle himself, con. xxii. 7. cat. 119. Those who have not the gift of coniincncyoughttomarry.cat. 138 The duties of married persons, cat. 139. 141.
The mass abominably injurious to Christ's one only sacrifice, con. xxix. 1.
Means. God in his ordinary providence maketh use of means; yet is free to work without, above and against them at his pleasure, con. v. 3. The outward and ordinary means of salvation under the law, con. vii. 5. cat. 34- Under the gospel, eon.
Q_q vii ff. ♦11. 6. cat. js. 'J4- The Jiligent use ot'them is required in order to escape the wrath of God, cat. ijy. How they are made effectual, con xxv 3. cat. 15j. 161. 1H1. I tufting in means sinful", cat. Jos. Unlawful means not to be used, ibid. Valse measures unlawful, cat 141.
Neat to be moderately used, cat 135,135.
Mediator. See Christ.
The mercy of God, con. ii. 1. cat 7. It is manifested in his works of providence, con. v. 1 It is of God's free love and mercy that the elect are delivered from sin and-misery, and brought to an estate of salvation by the second covenant, cat. 30. God is merciful to penitent sinners in Christ, con xv. 1. cat. y6. For whose fake mercy is to be prayed for, cat. 180. Works of mercy are to be done, even on the Lord's day, con. xxi. 8 cat. 117.
Merit No merit in good works, for pardon of sin or eternal lift; and why, con xvi. 5. Nor can we merit the outward blessings of this life, cat 193 But we arc to trust in the merits of Christ, cat. 174. "Who appearing in the merit of his'obedience and sacrifice, maketh intcsccilion for his people, cat 5 5.
Messiah. The eKct under the Old Testament believed in the promised Messiah, by whom they had full remission of sins, and eternal salvation, eon. vii. 5. viii. fi. cat. 34.
The Ministry given by Christ to the visible church, con. xxv. 3. The maintenance thereof, a duly, cat. 108. A minister of the golpel is one sufficiently gifted, and also duly approved and lawfully called and ordained to that office, con. xxvii. 4. xxviii. a. cat Ij8 By such only the word U to be read publickly and preached, and the sacraments dispensed, con. xxvii 4 xxviii.».cat. 156,1 j8,ijp, 169.
Moral law. See law.
Mortification. The regenerate have the corruption of nature mortified through Christ, con. vi. 5. And the several lusts Of the body of Sin, con. xiii 1. Believers draw strength from the death and re
surrection of Christ for the mortifying of sin, cat. 1*7".
npHE Name of Christ. That prayer le accepted, it is to be made in the name of Christ, con. xxi. 3. cat. 17 8. What it is to pray in the name of Christ, cat 180. Why prayer is to be made in hit name, cat. 181.
The name of God' is only that by which men ought to swear, and therein it is to be used wii h all holy fear and reverence, con. xxii. a. How the name of Cod ought to be used, andhow it is profaned, cat. irx, MJ, 114, 'oti.
Nature. See corruption, original sin, light of nature.
The two natures of Christ. See Chtist, incarnation, personal union.
The New Testament in Greek is that to which the church is finally to appeal in controversies of religion, con. i. 8. The administration of the covenant of grace under the gospel, i; called the New Testament, con vii. 6.
Neighbour. Sec charity, love. ,
Niggardliness, sinful, cat. 14a.
^J^N Oath, what it is, con. xxii. 1. It it a part ot religious woilhip, ibid. The name of God is that by which men ought only to swear, con xxii. a. cat ict. Vain or cash swearing by his name is to be abhorred, cop. xxii. 1 cat 113. Yet in matters of weight and moment an oath is warrantable under the New Testament, con. xxii. 1. A lawful oath imposed by lawful authority, ought lo be taken, ibid. It is a sin to refuse it, con. xxii. 3. A man must swear nothing but what he is fully perswaded is truth; neither may he bind himself by oath to any thing, but what he believes to be just and good, and what he is able to perform, ibid. An oath is to be taken in the plain and common sense of the words; and, in things not sinful, it binds to performance, though to a man's own hurt, or made to hercucks, con. 'xxii. *•