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Other Motives to shun Covetous.

Curfe. s, Mat. 6. 19, 66. Luk. 12.-20, The Curse causeless shall not . It robs People of the comfort- come, Prov. 26. 2. Je and innocent Use of what they

D. ve, Eccl, 6. 1, 2. Not suffering

Damnation. e Mind to be eafie under the

The Word rendred Damnation, oft plentiful Circumstances, of hich we have an Example, in properly signifies Judgment, on i hab21.4.

Cor. 11.29.) Covetousness ftyled Idolatry, 809,

Day.

The Day, and the Day of the Covetousness sometimes punished Lord, sometimes stand for the De

this World, Ifa. 57. 17. Exam- ftru&tion of Jerusalem, sometimes es, Achan, Joh. 7. 21, 24, &c. the final Judgment, sometimes both, ehazi, 2 Kings 5. 20, 27. Ana. I Cor. 3. 12,13.

2 Cor. 1.14. as and Sapphira, Acts 5. 2, 7, 9. Thef.5.2. 2 Thef.2.2,3. 2 Tim. 1. 12, e that hideth his Eyes from the 18. 2 Tim. 4. 8. Heb. 10. 25. 2 Pet. por shall have many a Curse,Prov. 3. Jo.

Day of the Lord is terrible, 1642, The Covetous not satisfied with a, 3. ichęs, Ecclef. 4.8.

Day sometimes stands for the Covedoafness unbecoming the whole Time of our Life, on Mat. hristian Profession, Eph. $. 3.

6. II. The COVETOUS

are abborred by Last Days, &c. takes in the whole od, Pfal. 10. 3. A Wo is denoun. Time of the Messiah, 160, b, 3. on d against them, Ifa. s. 8. Mic. 2. 2 Tim. 3. 1. 2. They will be excluded the

Deacons, ingdom of Heaven, 1 Cor. 6. 10. Their first Institucion, Acts 6, 2, Ph. . .

dc. Their Qualifications, A&s 6. Counfels

3. I Tim. 3. 8, doc. Philip the Of God, and his Works unfearch- Deacon, preached and baptized, Ads ble, 644, a, 5, 28.

8..5, 12. Courtefie.

Death. A civil and courteozes Behaviour

The greatest Mifery expressed by lowed, and even enjoined by the Death, Rom. 6. 21, 23. infpel, on Luk. 10.4.

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Death entred into the World by handed to give honour to whom Sin, 612, 6, 7, onour is due, Rom. 13.7. And to Of being ready for the Coming onour all Men, 1 Pet. 2. 17.,

of Christ, 287, a, 4. Creation.

Setting our House and Concerns All things created by God, 532, in order, a Part of Preparation for

13. Afcribed to Jesus Chrift, Death, 2 Kings 20. 1. 44,6, 4. And to the holy Spirit,

Death shall be destroyed, 727, 6, ien. 1. 2. Job 26. 13. Pfal. 33. 6.

See Resurrection.

The fecond Death what? '1023, Cruelty Condemned, Deut. 25. 2, 3. Death of Christ a Sacrifice. Sec Prov. 11. 17. Prov. 12. 10. Punish

Satisfaction. :d, Judg. 1.7. Judg. 9.56, 57. The Patriarchs mourned for the Curiosity.

Dead, 497, b, 8. We should not forOur Lord declined giving Satis. row for them as those who have no faction about curious and unprofita- hope, 150, a, 5. ble Questions, Joh. 21, 21, Es.

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mit their Souls to God, 981, b, 3: 66.2 Sam.12.13.Peter,Mat.26.6986.

The Dead probably ignorant of Sins, committed after Baptism, all that is done here, Job 14. 21. may be forgiven on true RepentEcclef. 9.5. Ifa. 63. 16.

ance, Mat. 6. 12. 1 Joh. 1.7.9. Of being dead in Sin, or spiritu. Joh. 2.1, 2. ally dead, 368, a, 7. The Apostle

Despisers, fuppofes that Christians are dead to Their Sin and Danger, 527,6,18. fin, 614, a, 1.

Destruction.
Death and Life in the Hand of
God, Deut. 32. 29:

The many go the broad Way
i Sam.
2. 6.

that leads to it, 291, a, 3. Job 34. 14, 15. Plal. 68. 10.

Detraction,
Deceit
And Fraud condemned, Deut.6.13. our Lord, 377, a, 11.

Pra&tised by the Jews again
Mar. 10. 19. 848, b, 25.
Cautions against fuffering our

Devil. Selves to be deceived, 127, 6, 4, 18. A general Name of the fallen 834, b, 9.

Angels, among whom one is fupe. People are willing to be deceived, rior, called by divers Names. Sa by having smooth things preached tan, Job. 1.6. Rev. 12. 9. Devil

, to them, 891, a, 9. The Reason Mat. 4. 1: Mat. 25. 41. Beelzebub, hereof, because they receive not Mat. 12. 24. Angel of the bottomthe Truth in the Love of it, 2 Jess Pit, Abaddon, Apollyon, Rev. Thes. 3.10.

9.11. The Tempter, Mat. 4. 3. Old Arguments against using Deceit, Serpent, Accufer of the Brethren, Pfal. 5.6. i Thef. 4. 6. Deceit, a Rev. 12.9,10. The Prince and God Work of the Devils, 2 Cor. 11.3. of this World, the Prince of the 846, a, 24.

Power of the Air, the Spirit that A part of the Character of a worketh in the Children of Disobe. wicked Man, Pfal. 10:7.

dience, 415, a, 16. The Prince and Dedication.

chief of the Devils, 49, b, 1. Of dedicating and presenting our

The Devil sees himself up in op: selves to God, 645, a, 10. Our position to God; he hath his King. whole Lives should be spent in his dom, Luk. II. 18. His Seat or Service, 615, b, 10. 616, 6, 6.

Throne, Rev. 2. 13. His Angels,

Rev. 12.7. His Temple, 1 Cor. 8. God the Author of it, 487, 6, 9. His Prophets, 2 Pet. 2.1. To whom

10. His Synagogue, Rev. 3. 9. Deny. The Danger of Denying and being 23. His Priests, 2 King. 11. 18.

he suggests Motions, 1 King. 22. alhamed of Chrift, 53, a, 25. 1000, His Altars, Exod. 34. 13. His Sacri

fices, 707, a, 8. His Revelations To deny our felves a Duty, 93, and Dreams, 2 Thef. 2. 2. Jer.23; b, 16.

32. Jer. 27. 9. His Wonders and Despair.

seeming Miracles, 131, b, 1. His What the Apostle delivers, Heb. Worshippers, 707, a, 8. His Promi6. 4. and Heb. 10. 26. nó ground fes, Mat. 4. 9. for Despair. See the Notes on those The Devil and his Angels were Texts.

created good Angels, 262, a, 2. Bu: Some, who in the general course he and many others with him, finf their Lives have been good Men, ned from the beginning, 1 Joh. 3. have fallen into great Sins, and re- 8. for whom everlasting Fire was pented of them, and been pardoned. prepared, Mat. 25. 41. Jude ver 6. Ex amples, David, 2 Sam. 11. 2, Their Sin in part was Pride, !

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Tim. 3. 6.

The Devils
, are Spirits, or spiritu-

Diligence al Substances, Mat. 8. 16. Luk. 10.

In general, 649, 6, 6. 20. Eph. 2. 2. Unclean Spirits,

Diligence in our spiritual ConMat. 10. 1.

Mat. 12. 43. Mar. 1. cerns, Mar. 6. 33. Joh. 6. 27. Phil. 23. Acts 5.16. Evil Spirits, Luk.

2. 12, 13. 2 Tim. 1. 6. Heb. 6. 12. 7. 21. Afts 19.12, 15, 16.

552, b, 16. 8$1, b, 8. 984, b, 15. The Devils are many in number, Motives, Mat. 13.12. Mac. 256 Mat. 25.41. Luk. 8. 30. Among i8, c. Luk. 19. 26. Heb. 2. 3. them there is some kind of Go 2 Pet. 3. 14. veramene, one of them being fty

Diligence in our temporal Con led the Prince of the Devils, 49, b, cerns, 852, a, 10. 861, 3, 19. Prov. 1. They are of divers Ranks and 6.6, &c. Eph. 4. 28. Degrees, expressed by Principali Motives to Diligence, and Arguties, Powers, dr. Eph. 6. 12. They ments against Slob, Prov. 10. 4. are of divers Kinds, fome more Prov. 13 4,11. Prov. 14. 23. Prov. wicked than others, Mat. 12. 45. 19. 15. Prov. 20. 4, 13. Prov. 21: Mat. 17.21. Their Punishment not 15. Prov. 24. 30, &c. Prov. 28.19. so great as it will be after the fu- Eccl. 10. 18. Idleness was one of the ture Judgment, 262, a, 2. Mat.. Sins of Sodom, Ezek. 16.49. 8. 29.

Discipline, The Devils deceive Men, 1001, Of the Exercise thereof, 738, 8, 2. b, 7. Sometimes appearing as good

739, a, 19. Angels, on 2 Cor. 11. 14. They

Distrust, empt Men to fin, Eph. 2, 2. They blind the Minds of Men who de

Or such a Care as diftraets ihe fire to be deceived, and give them. Mind, forbidden, on Mat. 6. 25. felves up to them, influencing

Diseases, :hem to infidelity, 2 Cor. 4: 3, 4:

See Sicknessa The Devil has his Devices, Wiles, and

Divisions Depths, 814, b, 28. and Snares, 871 We should take all possible Care a, 12. Examples of Persons tempted to avoid Divisions and Schisms, 439s by the Devil; Eve, David, Christ, a, 4. 1 Cor. 11. 18. Judas, Peter, Ananias, 846, a, 23.

Those which cause Divisions, to be The Malice of Devils, on Mar. avoided, Rom. 16. 11.

Divisions, a token of Carnality, 1 The Devils are subject to Chrift, Cor. 3.3. who has obtained Victory over

Divorce them, 174, a, 1. 414, 6, 13.

Not agreeable to the first Infti. They accuse us before God, Rev, tution of Marriage, 104, a, 12. 193,

a, 13. In what Cafe Divorce was alRemedies against their Tempta. lowed to the Jews, 22, b, 7. Fortions, 653; b, 29. 807, a, 6. Resist bidden by the Gospel, excepc in ance, 807, a, 11. See Prayer, Tempta. Cafe of Adulrery, 22; 6, 23. tion, Warchfulness. The Devils are

Doétrine. to be overcome by the Blood of the Lamb, Rev. 12. 11.

We should try the Do&trines proOur Lord's suffering the Devils posed to us, 171, b, 2. to enter into the Swine, no just

Dominion. Obje&tion against him, on Mar. The Earth is the Lord's, and the

fulness thereof, 708, a, s. The Devils believe and tremble, Dominion of Christ, roži, a, 1.

The Apostles disclaimed all DoChildren of the Devil, who ? 80, minion over the Faith of Christians,

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Want and Distrefs, 25, 3, 15.651 Strialy torbidden, 654, 6,30. A 5, 12. Forgiving and praying for Wo denounced against Drunkards, them, 26, a, 1. 30, 2, 25: who have brought themselves to

The Jews were required to alift bear a great deal without being in.

an Enemy in Distress, 68, b, 25. toxicated, 654, 6, 20.

We must not rejoice at our Enc At the Court of King Ahasuerus, mies Misfortunes, Prov. 24. 17,18 none were compelled, 654, 6, 1,

Morives to pra&ife this Duty; Its mischievous Effeas, 654, 6; 4: 44, doc. Examples hereof; Joseph,

Arguments to avoid this Sin. hereby we imitate God, Mat Examples : The Philistines," Judg. Gen. 45. 1, Sc. David, i Sam. 26.

16. 25. Amnon, 2 Sam. 13. 28. 3, &. Elitha, 2 King. 6. 21, doc. Elah, 1 King 16. 9. Holophernes,

Our Lord Chrift, Luk. 23.34. Rom. Judith 12. 20. Judith 13. 2, &c. 5. 8. St. Stephen, 334, 6, 34. St. Simon and his Sons, i Mac. 16. 16. Paul, 2 Tim. 4 16. Drunkards excluded the Kingdom of

Envy, Heaven, 654, 6, 38. It is mention à A Work of the Flesh, Gal. 5:19, with other heinous Sins, fome of 21. Condemned, Rom. 1. 29. Rom. which it is the occasion of, Gal. s. 13. 13. Tit. 3. 3.

i Pet. 2, 1, 9,&c. Those who would not be The Object of Emuy is the good of Teclaimed from Drunkenness, were, others, as their Profperity, Pfal

. under the Law, to be fioned, 654, 73; 3. Their Advancement, Dan

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6. 1, Sc. Favour fhewn to them, E.

487, a, 28. Their good A&tions, Ears.

Éccl. 4:4. 1 Joh; 3.12. To have Ears to hear, what ? on by gnashing the Teeth, AQS7.54.

Envy sometimes discovers it fer Mat. 11. 15.

Our Lord and his Apostles eruie Earthquake,

ed by the Jews, 116, 6, 6. Mat. 27. IC41, 2, 9. Edification. .

Sinners not objects of Envy, Phil. To exhort, edifie, and improve 37. 1, &c. Prov. 3.35. Prov. 23. each other, a Duty. 658, a s.

17. Prov. 24.'1, 19. Elect,

Some do good even of Envy, Phil. This Word does not stand for a.

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Motives against Envying : Its mil

. ny determinate Number of Persons chosen to eternal Life, on Mat. chievous Effects, 487, 1, 28. 654

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46. It is inconfiftent with Charity, Absolute Election to eternal Life, i Cor. 13. 4. exclusive of others, not to be pro

Fquity, ved by this Expression, Whole Names The great Rule thereof, 36,b, are in the Book of Life, on Luk. 24. Mocives to observe it, 35,2, 1. Jo, 20.

Eternity
Elias,

Of God, Gen. 21. 33. Deut. 38:
See Baptist.

27. Pfal.9o. 2. 1 Tim. 1. 17. Enemies.

Eternity afcribed to Christ, 946,

à, 13. Some are Enemies without cause, 432,a, 1. Psal. 38. 20.

2 Tim. 3.

Evangelists, 12. 1 Joh. 3. 12.

An Order of Ministers, 563, 4,4 love our Enemies, a Duty, 25,

Evil. b, 11. Expressions of this Love; Their Condemnation who doro relieving and affifting them in vil that good may come of it, Rom.

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We must not render Evil for Evil, lowed Christ, 709, a, y. The faith; 4, 2, 7.

ful Ministers of Christ, 874, a, 20. Evil-fpeaking

Heb. 13.7. Merciful Men, Luk Forbidden, 897, b, 6.

10. 37. 2 Cor. 9. 2. Arguments against Evil-speaking,

Excommunication, 018, 6,6.

1 Cor. 5.3, &c.

2 Thef. 3. 14. Eunuchs

The end of Excommunication, to For the Kingdom of Heaven's bring the guilty to Repentance, i ike, the meaning thereof, on Mac. Cor.5.5.and to preserve the Innocent,

1 Cor. 5.6,7. Excommunication abused 9. 12, Exaltation

by the Jews in our Saviour's time, Of Christ, 124, a, 22, 821, a, 4.

382, b, 15. 400, a, 8. il things in Heaven and Earth on 1 Cor. 5. 5.

Delivering unto Satan, what ? iade subject to him, 630, b, s.

Excuses. 95, a, 18.

The insufficiency and folly of Examination

making Excuses, Luk. 14. 18, &c. Of one's self a Duty, 914, 6, 10. No Excuse for wilful Sin, 431, b, 2. We should examine our selves by

Exhortation, same Rule by which we shall - judged, Rom. 2. 12, 16. Jam. each other, Heb. 3. 13.

A Duty which Christians owe to Motives to Self-examination. Some

F. we mistaken their State, 681, a,

Faith. 5. Mar. 7.21. The foolith Vir

This Word is used in divers Senjas an Example, Mat. 25. 11,&c. fes, on Rom. 14:23; A Person by Examination may

Fuish is joined with these Words; 10w his Condition, the Servants

Great, Mar. 15. 23. God having had this knowledge, Not weak, strong, Rom. 14. 19; 20. fal

. 7. 8. Pal26. 1. Ifa. 38. 3. Little, Mat. 14.21. Wavering, Jam. Joh. 3.21. i Joh. 5.19.

1. 6. Vain, i Cor. 15. 14. Dead, Example.

Jam. 2.26. Common, precious, 595, To set a good Example, a Duty, 18. a, 10. That worketh by Love, Gal. 23. Mat. 5.16.

5, 6. Effe&ual, Philem ver. 6. Good Men Lights and Examples Divine Faith, its Nature, on Rom. the World, 18; a, 23.

14. 23. 453, b, 15. Our Duty to follow a good Exam, of Faith in Chrift, 357, 2, 30, b, 1,3 Joh. ver. 11. Heb. 6. 12, We 31, on Rom. 14: 23. The Life and uft imitate no Example contrary Miracles of Christ written, that we

the Rule of God's Command might believe in him, Joh. 20.30, lents, Lev. 18. 3, 30.

2 Chron.

31. -), 7., Mat. 23. 3. 645, , 34. no, How our Lord's immediate Fols

en though the Example was giv, lowers professed their faith in him, 2 by Men, who, as to the general which Profeffion included their ourse of their lives, were good Belief of the whole Gospel, 92, a, 1. len; as Lot, Gen. 19. 8. Rebekah Those who believe in Christ ad Jacob, Gen. 27.6, &c.

fhould not be ashamed, 638, 9, 10. Examples to be followed: God

The just live by Faith in God's imself in his moral Perfections, Promises, on Rom's 17.596, b, 2. is Holiness, Goodness, Justice, doc. The Faith of the first Chriftians 6, a, 24. 984, a, 26. Jesus Christ, ftood not in the Wisdom of Men, 6, a, 13. Those in Heaven, 29, but in the Power of God, 675, a, 6. 15. The Apoftles, as they fol The necessity of owning and

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