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Iloliness, always the same in nature, though arising from different
causes, i. 217; the end of the warnings and consolations of the gospel,
vii. 386; the distinguishing character of God as exhibited in revela-
tion, iii. 17: habitual, the character of a Christian, vii. 385.
Ilope, circular letter on, viii. 411.
Ilorne Mr. W. W. remarks on his two sermons, iv. 437–448.
Iloward the philanthropist, compared with Rousseau, iii. 93.
Hume Mr. his antipathy to Christian ministers, iii. 65; his acknowledg.
ment respecting theism, ii. 194; calls self-denial a monkish virtue, iïi.
37; makes light of female infidelity, iii. 37.
Ilumility, its nature, iv. 199; tendency of the Calvinistic system to pra
duce it, ii. 119.
Impressions of scripture, viii. 417.
Impulses, the danger of trusting to them, iv. 352.
Impurity and immorality of the ancient heathen, iii. 74. 76; of modern
heathens, iii. 79–82.
Imputation, remarks on, iv. 79–90.
Inability, natural and moral, i. 93–99. 231-240. iv. 77. viii. 253.
Infidels, their representations of the divine character, iii. 19-20; their
defective standard of morals, iii. 30—40; insufficiency of their mo-
tives for a virtuous life, iii. 44; for happiness, iii. 93—107; their im-
moral lives, iii. 53—73; influence of their tenets on society, iji. 73–
Infinite good an, alone suited to the nature of the soul, iii. 98.
Influences, physical and moral, iii. 439; divine, iv. 266.
Israelites, analogy between their wars and the conflicts of the Christian
church, vii. 128–136.
Jews, their interpretation of Christ's language respecting himself, ii. 36 ;
address to, iii. 192—196 ; conversion of, viii. 160.
Jonah, remarks on his history, viii. 119.
Judging others, on, viii. 230.
Judgment the last, vi. 245. viii. 240.
Justice, defined by Dr. Priestley, ii. 63; remarks on it, ii. 63.
Justification by faith, iv. 184. v. 137—139; meaning of the term, vii.
301; its nature, vii. 302; what it includes, vii. 309; evidence of the
truth of the doctrine, vii. 313-323 ; its consistency with free grace,
Knowledge, connexion between it and obedience, iii. 413; remarks on
spiritual knowledge, by Jonathan Edwards, iii. 420; the sorrow at-
tending it, vi. 397.
Language, its effects, ii. 246.
Law, the moral, its goodness, iv. 33-35; its obligations, iv. 167—172;
its harmony with the gospel, iv. 173-182; a rule of conduct to be-
- lievers, iv. 449; the ceremonial, abrogated by the Messiah, vii. 178.
Letters, from Epaphras to Archippus, iv. 221. 225. 241; from Archip-
pus to Epaphras, iv, 229. 237. 247; from Crispus to Gaius, iv. 51. 67;
from Gaius to Crispus, iv. 55. 61. 71..
Liberality, remarks on, viii. 375.
Love, to Christ, ii. 153. viii. 9 ; of God, a grand motive to holiness, ii.
199; of Christ, ii. 203; to God, a distinguishing mark of true religion,
vii. 356; the great preservative from error, vii. 357; danger of de-
clining from it, vii. 358; means of promoting it, vii. 362.
M'Lean Mr. his views of the nature of saving faith, i. 123. iii. 367; al-
lows faith to be an act or exercise of the mind, and that unbelief is
owing to an aversion of the will, iii. 368, 369; his remarks on the use
of exhortations to sinners, iii. 452.
Meekness and humility the features of primitive Christianity, iii. 495.
Mediation of Christ, iii. 157, 158. iv. 183.
Mediator, forgiveness through, reasonable, iii. 143, 144; illustration of
the necessity of a, iii. 146.
Melancholy religious, its cause, iii. 99.
Members of churches, their duty, viii. 443.
Messiah the, sacrifices of the Mosaic economy superseded by hiin, vii.
173; scripture prophecy accomplished in him, vii. 181 ; time of his
appearance marked by prophecy, vii. 182; his miracles, vii. 185; his
lowliness foretold, vii. 186; his death by means of wicked men, vii.
186 ; his resurrection and rejection by the Jews, vii. 188. - :
Methodists the, success of their preaching, ii. 28–31.
Ministers Christian, their duty to the unconverted, i. 110.
Ministry Christian, viii. 143. 391; what constitutes a call to engage in
it, viii, 76.
Miracles, not necessary for the propagation of the gospel in the present
day, iii. 306-308.
Monarchy, evils of a universal, v. 107–109.
Moral obligations and positive institutions, the distinction between, üi,
460. viii. 450.
Morality, its proper standard, i. 57, iñ. 30; resolved by Bolingbroke into
self-love, iii. 31.
Morals, state of among the ancient heathens, iii. 54; of modern infidels,
Moravians the, their missionary exertions, ii. 40; the death of Christ
the chief subject of their preaching, ii. 41.
Mystery of Providence, viii. 153.
Nature, light of, its value, iï. 35–38.
Oath3, on, viii. 203.
Opinion public, its influence, iï. 73.
Oration funeral, for Rev. Samuel Pearce, of Birmingham, vi. 427; for
Rev. Robert Hall, of Arnsby, viii. 475.
Ordination, queries relative to, viii. 357.
Original sin, observations on, i. 264, 265.
Parable of the unjust steward, viii. 65.
Party-spirit, viii. 382.
Patriotism Christian, its nature, vii. 164.
Pearce Rev. Samuel, memoirs of, vi. 273-468.
Perseverance, final, iv. 189.
Persecution, religious, üi. 125–127; the case of Calvin and Servetus
considered, ii. 111.
Power, what kind renders men accountable, i. 279; balance of, the
chief excellence of systems of government, üi. 111.
Preaching, difference between apostolic and modern, i. 113–121. ii. 29;
its right effect, vii. 197.
Predestination, what is supposed in the Calvinistic view of this doctrine,
Priestley Dr, disbelieved the divine inspiration of the scriptures, ii. 168,
169; called the Mosaic narrative of the fall “ a lame account,” ü.
221; asserts that Christ is never called God in the New Testament,
ü. 183; the progress in the change of his opinions, ii. 229; just remark
on the prejudices of learned men, ii. 223 ; allows the doctrine of the
incarnation to be of a beneficial tendency, i. 203.
Prayer, its importauce, vii. 426. viii. 28. 212. 233; the Lord's, vür. 216.
Poor, effects of the gospel on, iii. 99.
Principles general, their use in the constitution of the Christian church,
Private judgment, right of, viii. 265.
Pride spiritual, iv. 193; operates sometimes by despair, iv. 197; an in-
stance of it, iv. 203; connected with conformity to the world, iv. 206 ;
arising from false views of the doctrine of grace, iv. 219.
Professors of religion, improper conduct towards the irreligious, iv. 209.
Profession religious, the worldly advantages attached to it, iv. 210.
Property, the lawfulness of retaining and increasing it, iii. 465.
Punishment vindictive, defined, ii. 91; endless, proofs of the doctrine
from scripture, ii. 365–369.
Quarterly Review, of Bogue and Bennett's History of Dissenters, viii.
Reason and faith distinguished, vii. 21. 86.
Redemption, particular, i. 88; its peculiarity consists in the sovereign
pleasure of God with regard to the application of the atonement, iv.
101; the scripture doctrine of, aggrandized by a view of creation, iii.
169—182; what gives it its efficacy, vii. 306.
Rengeneration, the term used in various senses in scripture, i. 156. iii.
434; its nature, viii. 59; in what sense it is effected by the word of
God, i. 157.
Reign, Christ's personal, remarks on, vi. 236.
Religion true, in what it consists, iv. 311; not in hearing sermons in ap-
plauding or censuring men, vii. 197.
Religious principles, their value to be estimated by their moral effects,
Repentance, its nature, ïi. 17; precedes faith, iii. 399; natural and
spiritual, iii. 406.
Resentment, how far commendable, ii. 94. iii. 20.
Restitution final, remarks on, viii. 48. 126.
Resurrection the, the glory to be revealed at, vii. 408.
Revelation, its necessity, iv. 283; its agreement with the dictates of
conscience a proof of its truth, iïi. 121.
Revolution, the French, vi. 135.
Rewards future, the doctrine of, iii. 46-48. vii. 75–111.
Rich and poor Christians, treatment of, viii. 378.
Rousseau, abstract of his confession, iii. 70–72; compared with Howard,
ji. 94; his eulogy of the scriptures, iii. 133.
Russell, Lady Rachel, her Christian conduct to the inurderers of her
husband, iv. 155.
Sabbath, institution of the, v. 21.
Salvation universal, the doctrine of, its injurious tendency, viii. 126.
Sandeman Mr. his views of faith, iii. 353; absurdity of his notions, iii.
361; their consequences, iii. 373.
Sandemanians, their disapprobation of family worship, iii. 462: their
non-observance of the Sabbath, iii, 463; remarks on the spirit of their
system, iii. 485.
Schism, foolish outcry about, iv. 216.
Scriptures, their inspiration, iv. 289; sublimity, ii. 132-134; simplicity,
iii. 137; consistency, iv. 191 ; perfection, iv. 191; pungency, iv. 192;
utility, iv. 193; neglect of them a heinous sin, vii. 99; their study a
source of great enjoyment, vii. 101; a means of spiritual improvement,
viii. 17; the manner in which they communicate truth, viii, 146; on
reading them, viii. 336; on expounding them, iv. 253.
Self-examination, enforced, vii. 197; questions for, vii. 200—202.
Sermons, their subject matter, iv. 321; their composition, iv. 327; an
example, iv. 328.
Shaftesbury Lord, his views of the divine character, iï. 20; of the na-
ture of virtue, iii. 50.
Sin, in what sense infinite, ii. 162; its progress, viii. 362; its effects, iv.
380. viii. 29; the unpardonable, viii. 80.
Singing, thoughts on, viii. 338.
Socinians, the general character of their converts, ii: 53:
Socinianism, its relation to infidelity, ii. 212. 216. 221.
Socinus, accessory to the death of Davides, ii. 110.
Song of Solomon, viii. 350.
Sonship of Christ, viii. 268.
Spirit, promise of the, grand encouragement in propagating the gospel,
Spirits, trial of, viii. 249.
Substitution, remarks on, iv. 91-100.
Superstition and infidelity, their mutual effects, v. 70.
Sutcliff Rev. John, his remark on the importance of prayer, vii. 426;
particulars of his birth, parentage, and education, vii. 436; his ac-
quaintance with Dr. Carey, Dr. Ryland, and Mr. Fuller, vii. 436 ; his
self-government, vii. 443 ; his love of reading, vii. 444.