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made a noble attempt to restore the doctrines of jus-
tice, iii. 443—condemned by the synod of Dort, iii.
443—attempted to find the right way between Pela-
gianism and Calvinism, iii. 452—maintained an un-

conditional election of grace, note, iii. 553, 554
Arminianismı, what, ii. 366—secures to God the honour

of all bis perfections, iii. 362, 363—maintains that
free will is dependent on free grace, iii. 363, 364—
its popularity in the reign of King James and Charles
the First, iii. 444–Bible, the ground of, iii. 476-
481-what, iii. 516–542—rigid, the error of, iii.
539--Bible, and Bible Calvinism, how united, iii.

548, 549
Arminians, rigid, who, note, iii. 553, 554-unjustly

accused of robbing the Trinity, iv. 162–164-un-

justly accused of encouraging infidelity, iv. 164, 165
Armour of God recommended, v. 515—of Satan, what,

v. 226, 227
Arnobius, his thoughts of man's free agency, iii. 323.
Articles, Lambeth, maintain absolute election and re-

probation, i. 229
Article IX. of the Church of England repugnant to

Calvinism, ii. 196, 197
Article IX. and XV. the sense of, iv. 224-227
Assurance essential to the faith of the Christian dis..

pensation, ii. 322
Assurance contended for by the Puritans as well as

Methodists, ii. 572
Atheism, originates in pride, iv. 519
Athenagoras, quoted, vi. 399
Atonement, finished, the propriety of using that term,

i. 528–529
Aversion, natural, of the human mind to good, ri. 550
Augsburg Confessiou of Faith, ii. 337-extract from,

vi. 540
Augustine, a quotation from, i, 480
Augustine asserts the doctrine of general redemption,

iii. 103-asserts the liberty of the human will, iii.
324, 432—his opinion of God's foreknowledge, iii.
326, 327-his inconsistencies accounted for, iii. 339

maintained the doctrines of free-grace and free-
wrath, iii. 436, 437_his views of the 7th chapter
to the Romans, iv. 295-wherein right and wherein

wrong, iv. 390—392—a fatalist, note, iii. 290
Axiom defined, iii. 429-gospel, the first, what, iii.

429—the second, what, iii. 430-observations on the

first, ii. 260
Axioms, gospel, the two first, their happy union, i.

208–213—maintained by Mr. Wesley, i. 232-234
-the importance of maintaining both, iii. 261-265
-the mischievous effects of separating them, iii.
399, 403, 438

Baptisms of the Spirit, necessary to purify and perfect

a believer, iv. 434, 435
Baptism, an outward sign of regeneration, i. 143
Barnabas believed the doctrine of the Scripture Scales,

iii. 349-351
Basil, St. wrote in favour of free-will, iii. 317
Baxter, Rev. Richard, a quotation from, iii. 243-his

opinion of 1 Peter, (iv. 8,) iii. 352—his opinion con-
cerning charity covering a multitude of sins, note,
iii. 352_history of his life and times quoted, v. 50
56-an able defender of practical religion, i. 243
his thoughts on the doctrine of merit, i, 289—357,
485-488—his aphorisms on justification quoted,

ii. 352_his candid concession, ii. 424
Bayley, Dr., proposed as a curate to Mr. Perronet,

vii. 439
Beasts, their rebellion against man, i. 35—37
“ Beasts of the people,” the import of the term, note,

v. 59

Believers, the happiness of, v. 268-270—an address

to, ii. 555-558" shall not make haste," v. 410
Believing, how far in the power of sinners, V. 404-

how far in the power of convinced sinners, v. 405
Bensou, Mr., proposed as a curate to Mr. Perronet,

vii. 439--his reason for finishing the “ Vindication
of Christ's Divinity," vi. 304, 305

Berkeley, Dr., the absurdity of his system of the non-

entity of matter, vi. 313
Bernard, St. concerning the human will, iii. 321
Bernon, Mr. the happy death of, v. 376
Bethel, the import of the word, vi. 436
Beveridge, Bishop, a saying of, i. 483, 484—his thoughts

ou our election, iii. 250, 251-referred to, vi. 476
Bias, the precept he gave to his disciples, iv. 520
Bigotry, deaf to argument, &c. i. 74
Birth, new, described, vii. 243
Blood of Christ, how it cleanses from all sin, iv.

Bonnet, Mr. some account of, vi. 512
“Book of Life,” what it imports, iii. 192, 193
Books, many written on the prophecies, iv. 549
Bradwardine, his famous argument answered, ii. 296
Bull, Bishop, referred to and quoted, vi. 398—400,

476; vii. 17, 18.
Bunyan, John, an unguarded saying of, iii. 55
Burgess, Rev. Ant. a remarkable quotation from, i.

Burkitt, Mr, concerning the Epistle to the Ephesians,

iii. 188
Burnet, Bishop, his history quoted, v. 44-46-quoted,

vi. 355—357-referred to, vi. 469, 470

Calvin, John, his inconsistency, i. 431-termed abso.

lute reprobation an horrible decree, i. 469_did uot
go so far in speculative Antinomianism as some mo-
dern Calvinists, ii. 338—his Institutes quoted, ii.
538, 539-sometimes maintains general redemption,
iii. 103, 104—an heated controversialist, iii. 439

his two articles against civil enthusiasm, v. 47, 48.
Calvinism, the danger of leaning to, i. 241—the proli-

fic source of Antinomianism, ii. 11-overturned by
the Checks, ii. 162—its perfect agreement with spe-
culative Antinomianism, ii. 185–187--the fatal
effects of, ii. 343, 345, 346—renders the death of
Christ in a great measure useless, iii. 163, 164

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reflects dishonour on all the divine perfections, iii.
374—377—destroys the second gospel-axiom, under
pretence of exalting the first, iii. 395, 396—prera-
lent in the reign of Queen Elizabeth, why, iii. 440—
443—the tendency of, iii. 448—451-implies that
some men shall be saved do what they will, and
others damned do what they can, iv. 79—84_irre-
concileable with the holiness of God, iv. 83–104-
Bible, the ground of, iii. 476—481--what, iii. 483
-515-rigid, destroys God's impartial justice, jji,
520_equally hostile to the doctrines of grace and
those of justice, iii. 536-rigid, its error centres in
denying evangelical liberty, iii. 538, 539-rigid, must
be distinguished from the many good men who have
embraced it, iii. 536, 537--rigid, confounds the co-
venauts of creating and redeeming grace, iii. 545–
547—Bible, and Bible Arminianism, how united,
iii. 547, 548—strangely inconsistent, iii. 397, 398—
often subversive of the morality of the gospel, iii.
398, 399—and Antinomianism, the absurdity and

unreasonablevess of, ii. 23–33
Calvinists, rigid, who, iii. 553—inconsistent in using

hymns on perfection while they deny it, iv. 466

- 468
Candidus, the character of, iii. 3
“ Carnal and sold under sin," when properly applied,

iv. 269–285-in what sense the Corinthians were

so, iv. 281, 282
Catechism of the Church of England contains her ge-

nuine doctrines, iii. 199
Catholic Faith, concerning the Father, Son, and Holy

Ghost, a view of the, vi. 325-332-a view of the
sources whence the infidel philosophers draw their

arguments against the, vi. 332—340
Cause of justification, what, note, ii. 388
Causes, the distinction between trusting in primary

and secondary, iii. 254—259--the doctrine of first
and second, illustrated, iii. 380—383—which concur
to effect regeneration, vii. 235-which offended our
Lord's disciples, vii. 281

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Celsus, what he said of the word of God, ri. 361
Cerinthus, denied the divinity of Christ, vi. 356_what

he taught concerning Christ, vii. 184
Chapel at Madeley Wood, the building of, v. 446
Charity, the great importance of, iii. 577—
tives to the exercise of, in relieving the poor,

iii. 47
-mistaken ideas about, i. 67–70—how it rejoiceth
in the truth, ii. 531-Christian, preached by the
true minister, vi. 145—171—the image of God, ri.
150_152-motives to the exercise of, vi. 159-161
-of the good pastor differs from that of worldly mi-
nisters, vi. 147, 148-the most excellent, what, v.
550, 551-- does not consist in alms-giving, vi. 148,
149—of worldly men, limited to the necessities of
the body, vi. 149—without piety, a mere natural
virtue, vi. 151-devotion, without it, is mere hypo-
crisy, vi. 151-its two parts, what, vi. 152, 153–
faith, without it, void of any real worth, vi. 153–
a source of consolation, how, vi. 156–157-exem-
plified, how, vi. 157, 158-the happy effects of its

prevalence, vi. 162
Charters granted to the American colonists, v. 124

-133—of Pennsylvania and Massachussets Bay, an

account of, v. 34, 35
Checks, the design of, i. 213
Cheerfulness recommended, v. 400
Childbearing, its sorrows and pains a melancholy

proof of sin, i. 28-30
Chit-chat, religious, remarks op, v. 391
Chrestus, a name given to Christ by the Pagans, iv. 505
Christ, his person mysterious, vi. 297 — his offices

clearly revealed, vi. 297 to whom made known,
vi. 298—often appeared to the patriarchs and pro-
phets under the Old Testament dispensation, vi.
366-381— the Son of God, how, vi. 340, 353;
vii. 62, 80—how the image of God, vii, 101-how
the first-born of every creature, vi. 362, 363—supe-
rior to angels, vi. 363–366-called an angel, mes-
senger, or envoy, vi. 380, 381–divine titles given
to him, vi. 388-390—the end of his death, vi. 410,

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