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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.

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Distrust of Israel while God was delivering Faint not in times of trouble, 20.

them, 51.


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.

With respect to error. See Deceivers.
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.

EFFECTS of faith, 9.

Effects of God's love to men, 5.

Effects of the believer's love to God, 14.
Effects of love to each other, 15. 20.
Effects of sin, 4. 14.

Effects of the Spirit, 10. 19.

Elders of churches. See Officers thereof.

Election according to the purpose or grace
of God, 7.

Election of church officers, 25.
Emulation. See Envy.

Enchantment. See Witchcraft.
Encouragement. See Incouragement.

Enmity of blind zealots against the truth,

20. 26.

End of God in the saints' afflictions, 20.
Enemies of saints overruled by God, ib.
Enemies forced to acknowledge their inno-
cency, ib.

Envy, 58.

Epicures. See World.

Equality of the apostles, 54.

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Gifts extraordinary, and how they used them
in the church, 25.

Given up of God to hardness. See Hard-


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, 13.

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.
Honesty toward all men, 17.
Honour God, 14.

Honour saints, 15.
Honour magistrates, 22.
Honour parents. See Parents.
Honour all men, 17.

Honour of the saints, 12.
Honour each other, 15.

Honours amongst men. See World.
Honours or magistracy are of God, 22.
Hope in God, in general, 14.

In time of trouble, 20.

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

Humble behaviour toward all men, 17.
Humbling of believers, God's end in af-
flicting, 20.

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.

Grounds of comfort and support under per- Ignorance of man by nature, 5.
secutions, 20.

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

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


Hard to be a Christian indeed, 44.

Hardness of man's heart, 68.

Harmless and honest toward all, 17.

Hate sin, 14.

Hatred. See Envy.

Imaginations. See Thoughts.

Imperfection of God's children, 11.

Imposition of hands, 25.

Impotency of man in spirituals, 18.

Industry in men's callings, 52.
Inclinations in saints to sin, 11.

Haste, not to be neglected in spiritual im- Incorruptibleness of God, 2.

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Invisible God, 2.

Invitations to come to Christ.

Lord's day, 56.

See Incou- Lord's Supper, 25.

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.

Love of God in giving Christ, 5.

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


Love of God in afflicting of his saints, 20.
Love to God the Father, and to Jesus the
Lord, 14.

Love amongst saints, 15.

Love to all men, enemies, and haters, 17.
Love in its effects and fruits :

1. Of believers to God, 14.
2. To brethren, 15.

S. To all men, 17.

Lowliness of Christ, 6.
Lowliness of man, 14.

Lukewarmness. See Sincerity and Zeal.

KEEP. God will keep his by grace, in faith Lying, 65.

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.


See Words.

MAGISTRATES, magistracy, God's ordinance,


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

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

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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 Incourage- Man's impotency in spirituals, 18.

ments to come to Christ.

Labour in men's callings, 52.

Lasciviousness. See Fornication.
Lament sin. See Mourning for it.
Last times, 46.

Law concludes all under sin, 4.

Law's righteousness justified by Christ, 6.
Laws of God to be obeyed, 14.
Law's curse, 4.

Law's works or sacrifices justify not, 4.

No cause of boasting therein, 74.

Laying on of hands, 25.

Lean on God. See Trust.

Man's bondage to Satan, 4.

Man's sad state hence, ib.

Man's salvation, how, 5.
Marriages. See Husbands.

Martyrdom. See Suffering for Christ. See

Masters' duty to servants, 16.

Mediator, Christ, 6.

Mediation. See Intercession.

Mediation, 29.

Meekness of Christ, 5.

Meekness of man, 14.

Meekness toward brethren, 15.

Letters written to, and read in the churches, Meekness toward all; yea, enemies, 17. 20.

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Miracles of Christ, &c. 41.

Moderation in all things, 14.

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Order of the church in their assemblies and
meetings, 25.

Ordinances of God in public worship, ib.
Ordination of church officers, ib.

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

upon them, 20.

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 for Parents' duty toward children, 16.

Mourn for sin, 14.

Mouth. See Words.

Murmuring of Israel, 51.

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.

See Persecuted, see it be for well doing, ib.

Persecuting heathens, ib.

Persecuting Jews, ib.

Persecutions overruled by God, ib.

Notable things done by Christ and his apos- Persecuted, one's duty toward God, ib.

tles, 40.

OATH for testimony, swearing, 23.

Obedience unto God, 14.

Toward persecutors, ib.

Their comforts therein, ib.

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

Obedience unto rulers, wherein proper, 22. Perseverance, the believer's duty, 14.

Wherein not, 42.

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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.

Profess God and Christ boldly, in general, 14.
In trouble, 20.

Professors, hypocritical ones, fierce persecu-
tors, ib.

Proofs of faith, 9.

Proofs of saints in general, 20.

Proof of love to God, 14.

Promises in general.


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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.

See Privileges of Relation of God to his own. See Privileges

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

Prophesying 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

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.

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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.

of 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, men's own, will not secure
their state, 74.

Quiet and submissive to God under afflic- Righteousness of the law will not justify, 4.

tions, 20.

Toward men, ib.

RAILINGS. See Words.

Rashness. See Moderation.

Reading scriptures, 1.

Reading them in the church assemblies, 25.
Reasonings of God with sinners, 14.
Rebellion against God. See Judgment for Sin.

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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