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v. 4. Buten in the ser unity or af:
· minister of the word lawfully ordained, not make void the magistrate's just and
xxiv, 3. Nor such as are godly with
those that are notoriously wicked, ib. A
iii. 5. cat. 13. Which is unchangeable, for adultery or fornication committed
at his pleasure, con. v. 3. The outward
and ordinary means of salvation under
the law, con. vii. 5. cat. 34. Under the
escape the wrath of God, cat. 153. How
1. For what end, ib. Lawful for Chris 155, 161, 182. Trusting in means sinful,
in Christ, con. xv. 2. cat. 76. For whose
sake 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.
don of sin or eternal life ; and why, con,
diats of c28.
to pray in thai, 3. cat. 178. The name of Thriestly, cat. 44 Tophetical office. See Me.
Llessings of this life, cat. 193. But we just and good, and what he is able to are to trust in the merits of Christ, cat. perform, ib. An oath is to be taken in 174. Who appearing in the merit of his the plain and common sense of the obedience and sacrifice, maketh inter words; and, in things not sinful, it cession for his people, cat. 55.
binds to performance, though to a man's Messiah. The elect under the Old Testa- own hurt, or made to hereticks, con. ment believed in the promised Messiah, xxii. 4. cat. 113. But it cannot oblige to by whom they had full remission of sins, sin, ib. and eternal salvation, con. vii. 5. viii. 6. Obedience is due to God in whatsoever cat. 34.
he is pleased to command, con. ii. 2. The Ministry given by Christ to the visible cat. 104. Christ hath performed perfect
church, con. xxv. 3. The maintenance obedience to the law for us in our na. thereof a duty, cat. 108. A minister of ture, con. viii. 4. cat. 38, 39, 48, 97. And the gospel is one sufficiently gifted, and by it purchased an everlasting inherialso duly approved and lawfully called tance in the kingdom of heaven for the and ordained to that office, con. xxvii. 4. elect, con. viii. 5. cat. 38. His obedience xxviii. 2. cat. 158. By such only the word is imputed to believers, con, xi. 1. cat. 70. is to be read publickly and preached, He hath not abolished, but much and the sacraments dispensed, con. strengthened the obligation to the obe
xxvii. 4. xxviii. 2. cat. 156, 158, 159, 169. dience of the moral law, con. xix. 5. Moral law. See Law.
Good works done in obedience to God's Mortification. The regenerate have the commands are the fruits and evidences
corruption of nature mortified through of a true faith, con. xvi. 2. cat. 32. How Christ, con. vi. 5. And the several lusts the sincere though imperfect obedience of the body of sin, con, xiii. 1. Believ of believers is accepted and rewarded, ers draw strength from the death and con xvi. 6. Obedience is due to the lawresurrection of Christ for the mortify ful commands of a magistrate, con. xxiii. ing of sin, cat. 167.
4. cat. 127, 128.
Offices of Christ, of Mediator. See MeN
diator. His prophetical office, cat. 43. ; The Name of Christ. That prayer be ac priestly, cat. 44. ; and kingly, cat. 45. cepted, it is to be made in the name of The Old Testament in Hebrew is that to Christ, con. xxi. 3. cat. 178. What it is which the church is finally to appeal in to pray in the name of Christ, cat. 180. controversies of religion, con. i. 8. The Why prayer is to be made in his name, administration of the covenant of grace cat. 181.
under the law is called the Old TestaThe Name of God is only that by which ment, con. vii. 5. men ought to swear, and therein it is to The Ordinances of God given by Christ to be used with all holy fear and reverence, the visible church, con. xxv. 3. The orcon. xxii. 2. How the name of God dinances under the law, con, vii. 5. cat. ought to be used, and how it is profan 34. Thosu under the gospel, con. vii. 6. ed, cat. 112, 113, 114, 190.
cat. 35. Which are fewer, and adminisNature. See Corruption, Original Sin, tered with more simplicity, and less outLight of Nature.
ward glory ; yet in them grace and salThe two Natures of Christ. See Christ, vation are held forth in more fulness, Incarnation, Personal Union.
evidence, and efficacy, ib. All God's orThe New Testament in Greek is that to dinances, especially the word, sacrawhich the church is finally to appeal in ments, and prayer, are the outward and controversies of religion, con. i. 8. The ordinary means of salvation, cat. 154. administration of the covenant of grace How they are made effectual, con. XXV. under the gospel is called the New Tes 3. cat. 155, 161, 182. The neglect, contament, con, vii. 6.
tempt, or opposing them, sinful, cat. 109. Neighbour. See Charity, Love.
Original corruption. See Corruption, Niggardliness sinful, cat. 142.
Original sin. See Sin.
P An Oath, what it is, con. xxii. 1. It is PAPISTS. Protestants should not marry
a part of religious worship, ih. The with Papists, con. xxiv. 3. name of God is that by which men Pardon. See Sin. ought only to swear, con. xxii. 2. cat. 108. Passions to be restrained, cat. 135, 136. Vain or rash swearing by his name is to Passover, one of the types and ordinances be abhorred, con. xxii. 2. cat. 113. Yet, by which the covenant of grace was ad. in matters of weight and moment, an ministered under the law, con. vii. 5. cat. oath is warrantable under the New Tes. 34. tament, con. xxii. 2. A lawful oath, im. Patience. Patient bearing of the hand of posed by lawful authority, ought to be God a duty, cat. 135, Patient bearing and taken, ib. It is a sin to refuse it, con. forgiving of injuries a duty, ib. xxii. 3. A man must swear nothing but Peace of conscience. See Conscience. what he is fully persuaded is truth; Pedo-baptisın. See mfants. neither may he bind himself by oath to Perseverance of saints. They whom God any thing but what he believes to be hath accepted in Christ can never te
tally or finally fall away from the estate handled, and what use to be made of it,
Private worship in families daily, a duty,
guished by personal properties, con. ii. Privileges of the invisible church, and of
fringed by the communion of saints,
over civil magistrates, or their people, The prophetical office of Christ, how exe.
the alone propitiation for all the sins of
opposed upon pretence of Christian li- Protestants should not marry with Pa-
Providence, is God's most holy, wise, and
table decree; to the glory of his wis-
dom, power, justice, goodness, and mer-
no such place, con. xxxii. 1.
187. It is explained in the Catechism
QUARRELLING at God's decrees and pro-
dinary religious worship of God, con. Quarrelling and provoking words sinful,
worship, con. xxi, 5. How made effectu-
al to salvation, cat. 155. It is the duty
of all to read them apart by themselves,
made mit is performeon. xxi. 6. The
no such place,
tion, pe were comisively fi
e pardon, st. 153. N. 4, 6.
How the word of God is to be read, con. by imputing the obedience and satisfac-
tion of Christ to them, they receiving
and resting on him and his righteous-
Christ's sacrifice of himself, con. viii. 5. Justification. Why the righteous are not
delivered from death, cat. 85. Their
135, 136. But not on the Lord's day, xxxii. 1. cat. 86. At the resurrection and
day of judgment, con. xxxii. 3. xxxiii. 2.
con. viii. 5. cat. 38, 39, 40. For all the
applied to them, con. viii. 8. cat. 58, 59. self, con. xxi. 7. cat. 20, 116. Which was
the last day of the week from the be-
con. xi, 1. See Justification. And sanc of Christ, and the first day ever since,
though it be no satisfaction for sin, nor which contains a short abridgment of
ue doctrine of repentance superiors, cat. 118.
ments instituted by Christ, con. xxvii. 4.
cat. 164. Which are only to be dispen.
The effect of his own power, cat. 52. It dained, con. xxvii. 4. How they are
satisfied the justice of his Father, in his
once offering himself a sacrifice with-
There is no real sacrifice made for sin
sacrament being instituted for the per-
teous after the image of God, con. iv. 2. ly sacrifice in his death, con. xxix. 1. cat.
light of nature, or the law of that reli. gion which they profess, con, x. 4. cat. 60. There being no salvation but in Christ alcne, ib. Who hath purchased it by his perfect obedience and sacrifice of himseli, con. viii. 5. cat. 83. For all the elect, and them only, con. iii. 6. To whom the outward means are made effectual for their salvation by the Spirit, con. vii. 5, 6. xxv. 3. cat. 154, 155, 161, 182. Who worketh in their hearts faith in Jesus Christ, con. xiv. 1. cat. 72. Which is necessarily required of them for their justification and salvation, con. vii. 3. xi. 1. cat. 32, 71. The Spirit also work. eth repentance, and infuseth all other saving graces, con. xiii. 1. cat. 32, 75, 76, 77. Which necessarily accompany faith, con. xi. 2. cat. 73. The Spirit likewise enables them unto all obedience and the practice of holiness, which is the way that God hath appointed them to salvation, con. xiii. 1. cat. 32. Elect in. fants dying in infancy are regenerated and saved by Christ through the Spirit,
do. con. x. 3. Sanctification, what, con, xiii. 1. cat. 75.
Inseparably joined with justification, cat. 77. Wherein they differ, ib. It is throughout in the whole man, con, xiii. 2. cat. 75. But in this life it is not perfect in any, con. xiii. 2. cat. 77. Whence this imperfection proceeds, con. xiii. 2. cat. 78. Through the continual supply of strength from the sanctifying Spirit of Christ, the saints grow in grace, perfecting holiness in the fear of God, con. xiii. 3. At death they are made perfect in holiness, con. xxxii. 1. cat. 86. And at the day of judgment they shall be fully and for ever freed from all sin,
cat. 90. Satisfaction. Repentance is no satisfac
tion for sin, con. xv. 3. nor good works, and why, con. xvi. 5. Neither we nor any other creature can make the least satisfaction for sin, cat. 194. Christ alone hath made a proper, real, and full satisfaction to the justice of his Father by his obedience and sufferings, con. viii. 5. xi. 5. cat, 38, 71. Which satisfaction is imputed to believers, they re. ceiving and resting on Christ and his
righteousness by faith, con. xi. 1. cat. 70. Scandalous, not to be admitted to the
Lord's table, con. xxix. 8. cat. 173. &coffing and scorning sinful, cat. 113, 145. The Scripture, why necessary, con. i. 1.
What books to be owned for scripture, con. i, 2, 3. cat. 3. How proved to be the word of God, con. i. 5. cat. 4. Upon what authority the scripture ought to be believed and obeyed, con. i. 4. The sufficiency and perfection of the scripture, con. i. 6. cut. 2, 5. Its perspicuity, con. i. 7. The infallible rule of interpreting scripture is the scripture itself, con. i. g. The scripture is the only rule of faith and practice, con. i. 2. cat. 3, 5, and of worship, con. xxi. 1. cat. 108, 109. Spirit speaking in the scriptures is the
supreme judge of all controversies on religion, con, i. 10. The original text of the scriptures is that to which the church is finally to appeal, con. i. & But they are to be translated into vul. gar languages, con. i. 8. cat. 156. Because all sorts of people have an inter. est in them, and are commanded to read them, ib. Huw they are to be read, cat. 157. The illumination of the Spirit of God is necessary for the saving un. derstanding of the scriptures, con. i. 6. cat. 157. How the reading of the word is made effectual to salvation, cat. 155. Misinterpreting, misapplying, or any way perverting the word, or any part
of it, to profane jests, is sinful, cat, 113. Sin, what, cat. 24. Original sin, what, cat.
25. The sin of our first parents, con. vi. 1. cat. 21. By it they fell from their ori. ginal righteousness, and communion with God, and had their natures wholly corrupted, con. vi. 2. cat. 25, 27. Tho guilt of this sin is imputed, and the corruption of nature conveyed to all their posterity, con. vi. 3. cat. 22, 26. Who are thereby bound over to the wrath of God and curse of the law, con. vi. 6. cat. 27, 194. From the original corruption of nature all actual sins proceed, con. vi. 4. cat, 25. Which are not all equally heinous, cat. 157. The aggravations of sin, cat. 151. The demerit of every sin, con. vi. 6. cat. 152. Punishments of sin in this world, con, v. 5, 6. xvii. 3. xviii. 4. cat. 28, 83. In the world to come, con, xxxii. 1. xxxiii. 2. cat. 29, 86, 89. Sin is pardoned for Christ's sake alone, con, xi. 1. xv. 3. cat. 70. See Justification, satisfaction. Every man bound to pray for pardon of sin, con. xv. 6. God continues to pardon the sins of those that are justified, con. xi. 5. How pardon of sin is to be prayed for, cat. 194. The sin unto death, con, xxi. 4. cat. 183. Be lievers have the dominion of the whol body of sin destroyed, and the lusts thereof more and more weakened and mortified, con. vi. 5. xiii. 1. cat. 75. See Mortification, Sanctification. How providence is exercised about sin, con. v. 4. Why God permitted the sin of our first parents, con. vi. l. Why he leaves his children to fall into sin, con. v. 5. Why and how sinners are hardened, con. v.
6. cat. 68. Sins against the first commandment, cat.
105. Against the second, cat. 109. Against the third, cat. 113. Against the fourth, cat. 119. Sins of inferiors, cat. 128. Sins of superiors, cat. 130. Sins of equals, cat. 132.' Sins against the sixth commandment, cat. 136. Against the seventh, cat. 139. Against the eighth, cat. 142. Against the ninth, cat, 145. Against the tenth, cat. 148. Sincerity. Believers love Christ in sin.
cerity, con. xviii. 1. They are never ut. terly destitute of sincerity of heart, con. xviii. 4. Ministers ought to preach sin. cerely, cat. 169. We are to pray with