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e distinguished. The Priesthood of
arnn was appointed without an
ath, that of Christ by an Oath,
!eb. 7. 20, ai. The Priests under
le Law offered for themselves, as
ell as the People, but Chris offered
ilyforthePeople,9ii,a,a2. The
'iefihndof Christ was after the Or-
cr cf Melchizedec, to which was
'ined the Regal Power, that of Aa.
>n was of another Family, of the
ribe of Levi. The Priesthood of
»ron descended from Father to
>n; but Christ, like Melchize-
•c, had no Successor in his Priests
»d, but remained a Priest for ever,
eb. 7. jj, j4. In'Christ, the
test and Sacrifice were the fame;
Aaron, they were not the fame,
eb.o. ii.. Heb. 10. $,&c.
The Priesthood of Christ is an en-
gagement to us to hope for
ercy, if we truly repent, 1 Joh.
I, 2. And to apply in his Name
r the Supply of all our Wants,
eb. 10.ai, 22.

Principality,
This,&c. Names of the several
raers of good and evil Angels,

Promises.
The great Promises of the Gospel,
5 remission of Sins, Luk. 24. 47.
ne Gift of the holy Spirit, to assist
r Obedience, Luk. 1 j. 13. Joh. 7.
. 39- The Resurrection of the
7 Joh. 5.28, 29.J0h.fi. 39,4c.
,'d fcttrnal Life, Joh. 3. ifi. 1
I5>- 4- 8. 1 Joh. a. 2 5.
The Promises of the Gospel, in
erence to this Life, seem to re-
;« only things necessary, and to
ply this Condition, if the things
:forour^ood, Mat.fi. 31. Rom.
°- Heb. iy<si. on 1 Tim.4.8.
Promises of God to his Servants,

1 he Gift of the holy Ghost em-
aticaljy styled the Promise cf the
fsi,er.343.a, 17-

^od is able to fulfil his Prom-sa,
°.a, 1.

The Effect the Prsmisc: of Qid

ought to have upon tfs, 75"3,b, 36".
984, a, 19.

Property*

God the sole Proprietor and Pos-
sessor of all things, 708, a, 5. Gen.
14. 19.

Property of long standing in the
World, 361, a, 1.

Prophecy ing, -'

Fear Senses of this Word, on 1
Gor. 11. 5.

Prophecy came not by the Will of
Man, 2 Pet. 1.20, 21. A bad Man
may have this Gift, 38, b, 24.
Prophecies
Relating to Christ, 5, a, 30. fir,

a, 4. 141, b, 9. 142, a, 12, 16,
»47» V7i 19- I59r b, 18. 232, *>
"• 339, », ij, 31. 35°, a, 19*

b, 7-

Prophecies relating to the Time of
Christ's coming, 77, b, 10. Dm. 9*
H,&c.

Prophecies fulfilled in Christ,i,a,fi.,
4, b, 8. 5,b, 21. S, b, jv fii.b, 3,
17. 114, a, 17. 147, b, 7, 20. J49,

a, 14. 150,a, 10. iji.a, ifi, b, 10,
ai. in, a, 14. 154, a, 1. i5S,.
b,4- 45°>a,y. 45',a, n.

Prophecies of our blessed Savioury
many of which are aecempliihed,
in,a, 2. 128, b, 34. 142, a, 1.
321,a,3. 432,b,8. Luk. 19. 4rr
&c.

Prophet.

The-Office of a Prophet, on 1 Corv
11. 5. Irophets prayed for the Peo-
ple, and taught them: Examples,
Gen. 20. 7. Exod. 32. j 1 , $•*.
Numb. 14. 13. 1 Sam. 1;. 2},&c.
Thus did our Lord, Luk. 23 u
oh. 17. 20.

A Prophet and Teacher styled a-
Man of God,880, b, 9.

God spake to the Prophets In di-
vers Manners, 901,3, 10.

People averse to the Instructions
given by true Prophets, 891, a, 8.
The Jews persecuted rheni, 118.

b, 8.

There were false Prophets among
the Jews, 128, a, 4.

T,h*c

That false Prophets sliould arise,
foretold, 987, b, 15.

We are rb beware of false pro.
phets, 37,a, 14. To be known by
their Fruir, Mat. 7.16. 98.7, b, 1 <r.

A Prophet not honouied in his
own Country, 8:, b, 8.

To receive a Prophet, what? on
Mat. 10. 41.

The Prophets were desirous to
fee the great things they prophesied
of, 77,a, r8.

Jesus Christ- was a Prophet. He
foretold things to conic. See Pro-
phecies. He foretold his Death and
Resurrection, 93, a, I. He taught
the Will of God, 160, a, 11. 177,
b.ij. 43c> a> l9- J^'. b, 3- He
WaS owned to be a Prophet, 1 20, a, r.
338, a, 11. 387, a, 40,

There were Prophets in the Chri-
stian Church in the Apoflles Times,
516, a, 8.

Sec Inspiration, Revelation.
Propitiation.

Jesus Christ the Propitiation for
our Sins, 6c6, a, 7.

Proselytes,

Among the Jews were of two
forts, on Acts 13. 16.

Prosperity

Expressed by being Blessed, Gen.
24. 35. Gen. 30. jo.

The Prosperous sliould take heed
that they do not forget God, Deut.
6. 10, &c. Deut. 8. TK&c. And
that they be not too secure, Psal.
30.6,7.

Some have been destroyed by
their Prosperity, Prov. 1. 32.

1 Providence'

Extends to all Creatures', for
whom God provides Food, Mat. so;
29.33> t>. 2- 874.a,1- Divine
Providence difposeth all things; Life
and Health, 1 Sam. 12. 16, &c.
Psal. 104.29. Acts 17. 28. Gifts
and Parts of the Mind, Exod. 35.
30,cW. Exod. 36. 1, cre 1 King.
3.9,12. Jam. 1.5. Wealth and
Riches, Gen. 9. Deut 8. iS.
Job 1. ar. Eccks. 5. 18,19. Ec-

clef. 6. 1,2. Honour and Prefer"
menrs, 1 Sam. 2. 7, 8. 2 Sam. it
8. 1 Kings 3.13. 1 Chron. 29.12.
Pfal. 75. 6, 7. Psal. 113. 7, 8
Love arid Favour in the Sight of
Men, Gen. 39. 21. Exod. 3. ir.
Exod. 13.36. Dan. 1.9. Acts".
10. Successin any Work, the effect
of Divine Providence, Prov. 16.9.

Divine Providence often interpo-
ses with reference to natural Cau-
ses; giving Rain, for inftance,ro
the Obedient, and withholding it
from the Disobedient, 534, a, Is.
The Fruits of the Earth and plen-
tiful Seasons the Gift of God, Phi.
6y. 9, &c. Psal. 104. 14, 15.

God may deliver him to Deith,
whom we may think accidentally
killed, Exod. 21. 13.

Providence of God towards bis
Servants, Mat. 10. 30. 1 Tim. 4'.
10. expressed by being hid under
his Wings, 127, a, ri. He bis 1
particular Care of the Righteous,
975,a, 23. All things, even A®
ctions, ordered for the goed ct
those who love God,627, a, 18.

We should rely upon Provident,
32, b, 18. We must not tempt
Providence, by running unnecessa-
rily into Dangers, Mar 4. 6, 7.

The Influence which the Consi-
deration of Divine Providence should
have upon us. To commit the
keeping of our Souls to him in
well-doing, 1 Pet. 4. 19. It fltouid
teach us to acknowledge God inaS
our Ways, Prov. 3. y,6. Prov. 16.
3. To trust in him in all Dan-
gers, Psal. 23. 4. 518, b, li-
lt sliould excite our Trust in Pnj-
er, Eph. 3. 20. and our Dependanc:
on his Promiles, Rom. 4. 20,11.
Psalms.

Of singing Psalms and Hymns re
God, 722, a, j.

Punishment?:

God more ready to Pardoa this
to pun!fn, Eztk. 18. 23. Ezek.JJ."

Punishments will be d'ipenccdx-
cording to the Mean* and Oppof
tunities People have had, or might
have had,of knowing and doing the
Will of God, Mat. 11.20, drc. Mar.
6.11.

Of the Eternity of future Pa-
vijhmentt, See Hell.

Purification

Of Women after Child-bearing,
234> h, 1.

Purity.

God requires purity of Heart,
440, b, si. 863, b, 12. Mat. j. 8.
1 Tim. 3. 9.

Unto the Pure, all things zrepure,
how to be understood, on Tit. 1.
15. See Holiness, Righteousness, Sanffi-
station.

Quarrelling
And Brawling condemned, Col.
3.13- Tit 3-. 2.

Quietness.
To study to be quiet, a Duty,
1 Thes. 4. 11. 2 These. 3. 12. 1
'et. 3.4.

R.

Race.
A Christian's Life compared to a
Xmm, 701, b, 7.

Racha,

The Meaning of the Word, on

Ait. y. 22.

Railing.
Reviling and bad Language not
0 be used, on Jude, ver. 9.

Rain

And fruitful Seasons dispensed

y Way of Reward, and with-held

y Way of Punishment, ;3 4, a, 12.

Reason.

We ought to use our Reason in
Tatters of Religion, on 1 Cor. 2.
4. 706, b, 22. But we must not
ust too much to it, Deut. 12. 8.
rov. 3. 5. Prov. 14. 12.

Our blessed Lord reasoned out of
le Scriptures, proving the Redir-
ection, Mat 22. 31, &c. The Apo-
Ies reasoned out of them, 574,

S4>

Reason not a sufficient Guide to
enable us to determine concerning
spiritual Things, Mat. 13. 5;, 56-
Mat. 16. 14, z2. Mat. 22. 29. Luk.
24. 45. Joh. 9.16. >

Reconciliation.

We are reconciled to ood byje.
susChrist, 611, b, 23.

Of being reconciled to those who
have offended us, Mat. 5. 23, 24.

Redemption,

The Purchase ot Chrilt's Blood,
560, b, 3 2. What this should teach
ns, 560, b, 36".

Redemption is universal, Isa. 53.6\
Rom. 8. 32. 2 Cor. 5. 14,15. r.
Tim. 2. 6. 996, b, 16.

Redemption is from the Guilt and
Power of Sin, 526, a, 16. 561, a,
27. Psal. 103. 3. Psal. 130. 7, 8.

Of cheDay of Redemption^g^fi,! J.

Regeneration,

Or the being born again. This
Word is used figuratively, to express
the mighty and thorough Change
which is wrought in all true Chri-
ftiansjoh. 3.3, 5.

Regenera:ion expressed by be«
ing born of God, by being
born again, by becoming new
Creatures,by the renewing of the;
holy Ghost, 3 ?4,b, 4. By having a
new Heart, and a new Spirit, Ezek.
36. 16. By circumcision of the
Heart, Rom. 2. 29. By being re-
newed in the Spirit of the Mind,
Eph. 4. 23. By Repentance and
Conversion, Acts 3. 19.

We must resemble God in his
moral Perfections, his Holiness,
Goodness,Justice, Trurh, &c. 26%

a, 24. 809, a, 14. 984,8, 16.

Of the new and holy Life which
Christians are to live,614, a, 1. 645,

b, 11. 669, a, 33.

Regeneration ascribed to the Holy
Spirit as the principal Cause there-
of, Joh. 3.5. Tic. 3. 5. God pro-
mised to write h:s Laws in the
Hearts of his People, 741, b 3.
To the Word of God as a Means,
909, b, 16. To the Minister of
N n Christ

Christ as Instruments, i Cor. 4. 15.
To our selves, our concurrence be-
ing necessary, Ezek. 18. 31. Acts
3. 19.

Evidencesof cur being renewed,
are the minding those things which
belong to the regenerate State, and
the putting on those holy Disposi-
tions, and practising those Virtues
and Duties which are the natural
Effects thereof, 3 5 5, b, 5. Col. 2.
1 o, &c.

The Necessity of Regeneration,
Mat.18. 3. Joh.3.3, j.

Rejoicing,

See Joy.
Religion

Sometimes made a Pretence to
cover Wickedness, 6, a, 14.

The Sum of Religion expressed by
moral Duties, Isa. 1. 16, ire Mich.
6.8. Mat 12.37, &c. Jam. r. 27. Sa-
crifices and outward Performances
v of no value when separated from
the Substantial and Moral Duties
of Religion, 47, a, 1. 205, a, 1.
Prov. J 8. Notwithstanding the
lesler Matters in Religion ought not
to be left undone, Mat. 23. 23.

Religion a Work of some Diffi-
culty, Luk. 13. 24. 7oi,b, 2J.

Religion an inwardPrincipIe inthe
MindofMan, Psal.51.6,10. Rom. 2.
;8, 29. It ought to be our first
Care, Mat. 6. 33.

The Form of Religion may be se-
parated from the Power, 182,b,i.

All Pretences to Religion vain
without the Amendment of our
Lives, 87, a, 7. Jer 7. 3,&c.

The outward Profession of Religion
riot of its self sufficient for Salvati-
on, 38, a, 23.

Our Religious Performances ac-
cepted only in and through the be-
loved Christ Jesus, Eph. 1. 6, 7.

The Dutiesof Religion to be im-
parted as People are able to receive
them, Mar. 2.21,&c.

We ought to practise the Du-
ties of Religion, that the Word and
Doctrine of God be not blasphe-
med, <5c2, a, 6.

See Christianity, Gosftl.
Remember.

Some things particularly recom-
mended to our remembrance: To
be holy, and do all God's Com-
mandments, Numb. 15. 40. PsiJ.
103. 18. The Sabbath-day, Exod.
20. 8. In our Prosperity we should
remember our former Misery, Peer.
5.15. Deut. Is. 15. Our Delive-
rances from our Enemies, Deut. 7.

18. The Tryals wherewith God
has exercised us, Deut. 8. 2. We
should remember our Creator in (jut
Youth, Eccl. 12. 1. God in his
Ways, Isa. S4. 5. His Judgments
on others, Luk. 17. 32. We should
remember our Sins, to humble our
selves for them, and avoid them,
Deut. 9. 7. Ezek. 20. 43. Ezek.
36. 31. God's marvellous Works,
1 Chron. 16. 12. Psal. 77. 11.
His Word, Joh. 1$. 20. Acts 11.
16. The Poor, Gal. a. Jo. Such as
are in Bonds, Heb. 13. 3. The Re-
surrection of Christ, 2 Tim. 2.8.

Repentance,
A Duty, 14, b, 3, 25. Its Nature,
14, a, 21. Expressed by other Words,
as Conversion, 14, b, 28. Regene-
ration, being born again, and of
God, being a new Creature, sjrc.
which denote a real Change, 354,
b,4.

Sackcloth and Allies, outward
Tokens of Repentance, 64, a, j. True
Repentance discovered by doing
Works meet for it, y, b, 2. Luk.

19. 8.

Repentance must not be delayed,
Luk. 13. 25. Luk. 21.34, 31- Rom.

13. 12.on Heb. 12. 17. No encou-
ragement to delay it from the Pa-
rable of the Labourers, on Mat. 13.
16. Nor from th* Example of the
Penitent Thief, on Luk. 23. 4c.
There is no Repentance in the Grave,
Rev. 22. 11.

Repentance preached by John Bip-
tilt, by our Lord, and his Apostles,

14. a, 36, 49i b,

Jesus Christpuichased for usthf
Grace or Favour of being admit-
Tci to Repentance, 480, a, 35.

Divine Assistance neceflary in or-
der to true Repentance, this being
necessary to Salvation, 538, a, 27.
Jam. r. 17.

There is room for Repentance to
those who sin after Baptism, on
Heb. 10. 26. Mat. 5. 12. 1 Cor. 11.
31. r Joh. 1. 9. ijoh. 1. i,2.

Examples of some who did truly
Repent, Acts 2.37.&C. The Israelites,
Judg. 10. 15, 16. David, 2 Sam.
12. 13. 2 Sam. 24. 10. Psal. 51. Pe-
ter, Mat. 25. 75. Zaccheus, Luk.
19. 8. True Penitents sometimes
the most zealous and pious, Luk.
7. 44, &c.

Mctivesto Repentance. It is neces-
sary, 14, b, 18. Repentance the greac
Condition of the Gospel, 14, a, 36.
The Goodness of God a Motive to-
Repentance, 1 y, a, 2. God desires that
we ihould repent, j 5, a, 9. It causes
Joy among the Angels, 249, b, 4.
Reproach.
Motives to suffer Reproach for
the sakeof Christ,935,a, 28.
Reprobation,
Or Condemnation, is a judicial
Act of God, under which none but
Obstinate and irreclaimable Sinners
and Unbelievers will fall, Mat. 7.
23 . Mar. iS. 16. Joh. 3. 17, ire.
Rom. 2. 8,9. on 2 Cor. 13.5.
Reproof,
A Duty we owe to each other,
30 5, a, 12. It ought to be given
with Discretion, Mat. 7. 6

Reproof not to be refused, Prov.
10. 17. Prov. 13. 1, 18. Prov.
15. 12, 32.

To receive Reproof kindly, a to-
ken of Wisdom, Prov. 15. 5,31.
Prov. 17.10.

The Mischief of hating Reproof,
Prov. 12. 1, iy. Prov. 15. 10.

Motives to Practice, 305, b, 5.
Prov. :8.23.

Resignation,
See Submission.
Resolution,
ts i Purpose of the Heart to do
iinjr thing; Acts ill 23.

Proper Subjects for Resolution*'
and Examples of some who made
wife and good Resolution!, Josli. 24.
iy. Job 34. 32. Psal. 101. 2.
Dan. 3. 17, 18. 1 Cor. iy. y8.

We mould not trust too much
to our Resolutions, J44, a, 5. but de-
pend on God for the Assistance of
his Grace, Prov. 3. 5, 6. Jer. 10.
23. Phil. 2. 12, 13. 734, a, 2.

The Prodigal resolved to return
to his Father, and found acceptance,
Luk. 1 y. ii,&c.

A Resolution to do this or the o-
ther thing, should be made with
Submission to the Will of God,
5*2, a, 12.

.Respect

OsPersons, See Partiality.
Restitution,

A Duty, Exod. 22. y, &c. Lev.
6.4,5. 1 Sam. 12.3. Ezek. 33.15.
Luk. 19. 8.

Of the Restitution of all things
472, b, 3. 62y,b, 16.

Resurrection

Of Christ. Our Lord asserts his
Power to raise himself, 465, b, 10.
God is often said to raise him from
the Dead, 4^4, b, II. Ascribed to
the Holy Spirit, 465, b, 21

Our Lord foretold his Resurrection^
J55, b» 7- Jonah a Type of it*
Mat. t2. 40. The Refurrefiian of
ChriH Prophesied of in the old Te-
stament, 715,1, 1. , .

Evidences of Christ': Resurrection^

340, b, 18, 25. Luk. 24. 3, 8cc. The
Apostles Witnesses thereof, 342,b,
2. Our Lord continued on Earth
forty Days after his Resurrection^

341, a,8.

Christ was the sirst that rose front
the Dead never to die again, 628, b,
8. on i Cor. 1 y. 20.

The Resurrection of Christ necessa-
ry to our Justification or Pardon,
610, b, 21. Rom 8.34. A Proof
of his being the Son of God, Rom.
I. 4-

Our Lord rose with the fame Bo-
dy, Luk. 54. 3<?.. 40,

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