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Devotion. See Worship of God.

Difficulty in being really a Christian, 44.
Dignity of Christ, 5.

Dignity of the righteous, 12.

Dignity of the church in general, 25.
Dignities among men are from God, 22.
Diligence in worldly business, 52.

Diligence in improvements. See Time and

Discipline in the church, 25.
Discontent one against another, 58.
Discontents of Israel, 51.

Discover treason, 22.

Disobedience in general. See Obedience.
Disobedience threatened and punished, 14.
Disposal of man's ways by God, 70.
Dissimulation. See Hypocrisy.
Distribute to the poor, 15.

Distrust of Israel while God was delivering
them, 51.

Divination. See Witchcraft.
Doubting. See Faith.
Dreams, 53.

Drunkenness, 62.

Duties of believers in their afflictions, 20.
Duties toward God in general, 14.

Toward brethren mutually, 15.
Toward relations in the flesh, 16.
Toward all men in general, 17.
Toward the afflicted, 20.
Toward persecutors, ib.

Duties toward God under trials, ib.
Duties in common calamities, 21.

Duties of subjects to governors, 22.

Duty about worldly things. See World.
Duty in respect to temptations. See Devil.
See Deceivers.

With respect to error.

Duties toward the Spirit of God, 19.
Duties of churches toward their governors
in Christ, 25.

Duties of magistrates, 22.

Duties of gospel preachers, in general, 24.
Duties of pastors of churches, 25.

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FAILINGS of God's children, 11.
Faint not in times of trouble, 20.
Faith a means of salvation, 9.
Faith's nature and object, ib.

Its farther benefits, ib.

Its fruits and operations, ib.
It is the gift of God, 18.
Faithfulness of God, 2.
Faithful and true to enemies, 17.
Falling away. See Apostacy.

Fall of Antichrist. See Antichrist.
False teachers, 28.

Fasting. See Prayer and common Calami-

Fathers. See Parents.

Favour of God to the righteous in general,

In time of affliction, 20.

In common calamities, 21.

Fear not man, 14.

Fear God, ib.

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Giver of knowledge, and all grace, is God,


Glory of God, one end of his afflicting his
children, 20.

Glory reserved for believers, 35.
Glory not in ourselves. See Humility.
Glory in God and Christ, 14.
God, his name and attributes, 2.

His greatness, majesty, perfection, and
absoluteness: his Providence, ib.
God's speaking of old by visions, dreams,
&c. 53.

God's governing all things in the general, 2.
In disposing of men's ways, 70.
God said to repent, how, 31.

God knoweth the devices of Satan, and
wicked men, and overrules them, 20.
God upholds his in, and delivers them from
trouble, ib.

Goodness of God. See Bounty.
Good men,

their character and behaviour, 10.

Good to all, 17.

Good in men, though little, commended and
rewarded, 48.

Gospel, its efficacy, 24.

Governors. See Magistrates in general.

Grace of God free in calling us, 7.

In pardon of sin, 8.

In justification, ib.

In reconciliation, ib.

In giving eternal life and salvation, ib.
Graces of the Spirit freely given of God, 18.
Grave. See Death.

Graven images, 38.

Greatness in the world. See World.
Greedy of gain. See Covetousness.
Grieve not the Holy Spirit, 19.

Grieve not the afflicted or persecuted, 20.
Grieve not the meek by offences, 15.

Grounds of comfort and support under per-
secutions, 20.

Hold fast to God and his way. See Perse-


Hold fast in suffering times, 20.
Holiness becometh saints, 14.

Holiness of God, 2.

Holy Ghost is God, 3.

What the Holy Ghost testifies about
persecutions, 20.
See Spirit of God.

See Parents.

Honesty toward all men, 17.
Honour God, 14.
Honour saints, 15.
Honour magistrates, 22.
Honour all men, 17.
Honour parents.
Honour of the saints, 12.
Honour each other, 15.
Honours amongst men.
Hope in God, in general, 14.
See World.
Honours or magistracy are of God, 22.

In time of trouble, 20.

When our case seems desperate, 47.
Human nature of Christ, 6.

Humbling of believers, God's end in af·
flicting, 20.

Humble behaviour toward all men, 17.

Humiliation of Christ, 6.
Humiliation for sin, 14.

Humility in man, ib.

God takes notice of it, is pleased, 48.
Hunger after good. See Invitation to come
to Christ.
Husbands, 16.

Hypocrites, hypocrisy, 26.

Their reward, ib.

Hypocrites, zealous persecutors, 20.

IDLENESS. See Industry.

Forbid to the righteous, 17.

Idolatry, 38.

Jesus the Christ, 5.

Jews' murmurings, 51.

Ignorance of divine things in general, 36.
Ignorance of man by nature, 5.

Ignorance of the dead about things here, 68.
Illuminations. See Knowledge.

HAPPINESS of saints. See Glory reserved Images. See Idolatry.

for believers.

Hardness of man's heart, 68.

Hard to be a Christian indeed, 44.

Harmless and honest toward all, 17.
Hate sin, 14.

Hatred. See Envy.

Haste, not to be neglected in spiritual im-
provement, 45.

Hear rebukes, reproofs, willingly, 15.
Hearken to the counsel of God, 14.

See Obedience.

Heart of man given up to hardness. See

Heaven's glory, 35.

Heavenly mindedness, the saints' duty, 14.
Heathens persecuting saints, 20.
Help the afflicted, ib.

Help the saints in general, 15.

Help all men, 17.

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Joining of members to churches, 25.
Israel's restoration, 55.

Judge not brethren rashly, 15.

Judge not others, no not enemies, 17.
Judgments denounced and executed, 14.
Judgment of the great day, 34.
Justice of God, 2.

Judgment righteous. See Magistrates.
Just to all men, Christians duty, 17.
Justification not by works, &c. or legal sa-
crifices, 4.

Justification free by the grace of God,
through faith in Christ, 8.
Justify God in affliction, 20.

KEEP. God will keep his by grace, in
faith and obedience to the end, 14.

Kindness of God, 2.

Kindness of Christians to one another, 15.

To their enemies, 20.

To all men, 17.

flesh, 79.

Lord's day, 56.

Lord's Supper, 25.

Love of God in giving Christ, 5.

Love of Christ in giving himself to death, ib.
Love mutual between Christ and his church,

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MAGISTRATES, magistracy, God's ordi-
nance, 22.

Magistrates, but men in God's sight, ib.

Kindred, our Lord's, according to the Magistrates duty: what they should be and

Kinds of love. See the Nature of love.

King Jesus, 6.

Kings of Israel, 42.

Kings. See Magistrates.

Knowledge of divine things in general, 36.

Such knowledge not in men by na-

ture, 5. 18.

Knowledge therein, God's gift, 18.

Known unto God are all things, 2.

LABOUR for heaven, 44.

do, ib.

Majesty of God, 2.

Maintenance of the clergy, 25.

Maintenance of the poor. See Poor.
Malice. See Envy.

Man's first state, 4.

Man's fall, ib.

Man's state under the law, ib.

Under guilt, ib.

Under the curse, ib.

Man's wickedness since his fall, ib.

Man's ignorance in that state, ib.

Labour for the best things. See Incou- Man's impotency in spirituals, 18.

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Law's works or sacrifices justify not, 4.
No cause of boasting therein, 74.

Laying on of hands, 25.

Lean on God. See Trust.

Letters written to, and read in the churches,

Letters commendatory, ib.
Life eternal, 8. 35.

Lips to be taken heed to, 14.

Live to God, ib.

Living God, 2.

Long for God's presence, 14.
Long-suffering of God, 2.

Look to God always in hope, 14.

Look to God if there be but a peradven-
ture, 47.

Look to him in trouble, from whom it
comes, 20.

Look to him as the only helper, ib.

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More than men can bear, God will not put Ordinance of magistracy. See Magistrates.

Mortality. See Death.

Mortifications. See Departing from sin.

Outward privileges no security against judg-
ments, 74.

Own God in all we do. See Providence.

PANT after God, 14.

Parables of Christ, 41.

Murmur not against God, but wait quietly Parents duty toward children, 16.

Mourn for sin, 14.

Mouth. See Words.

Murmuring of Israel, 51.

for his salvation, 20.

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Pardon of sin, 8.

Patience of God, 2.

Patience of man in general, 14.

Patience of saints each to other, 15.
To all men, 17.

To enemies, persecutors, 20.
Patiently wait for God, 14.
Peace with God, 8.

Peace among brethren, 15.

With all men, 17.

Perfection of saints in Christ, 6.

Perjury. See Oaths.

Persecutions, 20.

Neglect not seasons for good things. See Persecuted, see it be for well doing, ib.

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Persecuting heathens, ib.

Persecuting Jews, ib.

Persecutions overruled by God, ib.
Persecuted, one's duty toward God, ib.
Toward persecutors, ib.

Their comforts therein, ib.

Persecutors designs are known to God, ib.
Persecutors reward, ib.

Perseverance, the believer's duty, 14.

Such shall have grace to persevere, ib.
Of the gift of God, 18.

Piety. See Duty toward God in general.
Pity in God, 2.

Pity saints in trouble, 20.

Pity all men, 17.

Pleasures. See World.

Portion of believers is God, 14.

Pondering of good in the heart, 29.

Poor's relief, 15.

Poverty. See the World.

Observe the acts of God's goodness, ib.

Obstinacy. See Hardness of Heart.

Obstinate sinners warned, threatened, and

punished, 14.

Occasion of evil, flee, ib.

Offences to be avoided, 15.

Offences of scandal to be removed, 25.

Officers of churches, ib.

How qualified, ib.

How ordained or appointed, ib.
Their maintenance, ib.

Their evils complained of, ib.
Omniscience of God, 2.

Omnipresence, ib.

Omnipotency, ib.

Only true God, ib.

Opportunity to be made use of, 45.

Oppose all high thoughts of yourselves.
See Humility.

Power of God, 2.

Powers among men.

See Magistrates,

Prayer in general, 14.

Prayer in church assemblies, 25.

In times of trouble, 20.

In times of common calamities, 21.
One for another, 15.

For afflicted ones, 20.

For magistrates, 22.

For persecutors, enemies, 20.

Pray still, when all hope seems to be

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Press after perfection, &c. 44.
Pride. See Humility.
Priesthood of Christ, 6.

Privileges of the righteous in general, 12.

In time of afflictions, 20.

In common calamities, 21.

Rebuke each other for sin, 15.
Recompense of hypocrites, 26.
Recompense of wickedness, 4. 14.
Recompense of unbelief, 9.
Reconciliation with God, 8.

Record the acts of God's goodness, 14.

Profess God and Christ boldly, in general, 14. Redemption of fallen man, 5.

In trouble, 20.

Professors, hypocritical ones,
tors, ib.

Proofs of faith, 9.

fierce persecu-

Proofs of saints in general, 20.

Proof of love to God, 14.
Promises in general.

See Privileges of

Promises of divine grace, in general, 18.
In particular, for giving of knowledge,

To give faith, ib.

To make us fruitful, ib.

To enable us to persevere, ib.
Of life and strength, ib.

Promises of the Spirit, 19.
Promises to afflicted ones, 20.

Promises to Zion, the church of God, 25.
Promises of Israel's return, 55.

Promises of the things of this life. See
World and Contentment.

Promises of glory reserved for saints, 35.
Prophecies of Christ the Saviour. See Sal-
vation in general.

Prophecying in the church assemblies, 25.
Prosperity. See World.

Providence in general. See God's Sove-

Providence to be acknowledged in all man's
ways, 70.

Provoke not one another, 15.

Public judgments, 21.

Punishing of sin in the general, 4. 14.
Punishing of the righteous for sin, 11.
Purging of saints, God's end in their afflic-
tion, 20.

Purloining. See Theft.

QUALIFICATIONS of rulers, 22.

Qualifications of saints. See Characters of

Qualifications of gospel ministers, 24.
Qualifications of church members, 25.
Qualifications of pastors of churches, ib.
Quarrels amongst church members, ib.

Amongst Christians in general, 15.

Quench not the Spirit, 19.
Quickened by the Spirit, ib.
Quiet spirit in general, 14.

Quiet and submissive to God under afflic-

tions, 20.

Toward men,


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Regard God in his providence. See Provi-

Regeneration. See Character of saints.
Rejoice in God and Jesus Christ, 14.
Rejoice in afflictions and persecutions, 20.
Rejoice not at the hurt of enemies, ib.
Relation of God to his own. See Privileges

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Respect for saints, 15.

Respect for all men, 17.

Resort not to such who use familiar spirits.
See Witchcraft.

Restore mutually such who sin or offend, 15.
Restoration of the Jews. See Return.
Resurrection of Christ, 6.

Resurrection of man's body, 33.

Return of the Jews to their country, 57.
Return good for evil, 17. 20.
Revile not enemies, 20.

Revelation. See Scriptures.

Revelations of old, by dreams, voices,
&c. 53.

Reverence. See Fear. See Worship of God.
Reward of holiness. See Saints privileges
and glory.

Reward of suffering for Christ, 20.
Reward of sin, 4. 14.
Reward of hypocrisy, 26.
Reward of persecutors, ib.
Riches. See World.
Righteous God, 2.

Righteous dear to Christ, 20.

Righteous in God's sight. See Justification.
Righteousness amongst men, 17.

Righteousness, mens' own, will not secure
their state, 74.

Righteousness of the law will not justify, 4.
Rock to the saints is God.

See Trust.
Rule and greatness of God, 2.
Rule and greatness of Christ, 5, 6.
Rulers of kingdoms, 22.

Rulers of faith and practice, 14.

SABBATH day, 56.

Sacrament. See Lord's Supper.
Sacrifices before the law, 43.

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