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Perfect obedience, required by the law, Promises of grace, performed to them
iii. 17.

that seek aright, iii. 254.
– required of the Israelites, iii. 57. Providence of God, i. 70. and passim.
[See obedience. ]

extent of, ii. 178-180.
Perseverance of saints, doctrine of, i. Punishment, eternal, a doctrine of scrip.
242. 440.

ture, iji. 32. 460.
- a motive to Christian diligence, i. the just desert of sin, iii. 31–38.
244.

inconsistent, except sin be a viola
inseparable from effectual calling, i. tion of infinite obligation, and an in
398.

finile evil, iii. 459.
Perseverance, christian, motives to, not designed merely to confirm the
what, i. 285.

righteous in everlasting obedience,
necessity of, i. 287.

ibid.
essential to admittance to heaven, Punitive justice essential to the charac.
iii. 48.

ter of God, i. 346. jïi. 509-512. avd
directions for, what, i. 291.

an amiable perfection of God, ii. 413.
Pharaoh, dealings of God with, i. 75. jii. 321.
ii. 217.

display the wisdom of God, i. 91.
- his conduct under the dealings of

Q.
God, what, ii. 18.
- hardens his own heart, ii. 31. Questions respecting the duty of the
Pharisees, their false notions concern- anregenerate, in the use of means,

ing the law of God, i. 114. jii. 143. answered, iii. 257.
- their false glosses of the law, a cause - respecting the carnal mind, in what

of their rejecting the gospel, ii. 424. sense it is enmity against God, an-
Hi. 283.

swered, iii. 290. and passim.
Prayers of awakened sinners, nature of, Queries, various, stated and answered,
considered, i. 234.

ii. 230-236.
Preparation of the world for the advent

of Christ, necessary, iii. 56.
Preparatory work, necessary to sinners,

R.
in order to receive the gospel, ibid.
Presumption, what, and how different Ramsey, Chevalier, notions of, respect-
from faith, ii. 234.-236.

ing the fall of man, and his final res..
Principles, no matter what they are toration, ii. 106.

if the life be but good,” false and dan- Reconciliation to God and his govern-
gerous, i. 55. Note. ii. 372.

ment, what, ii. 401.
Principle, holy, in the regenerate, manner of it, what, ü. 517.

given in regeneration and confirmed whether the gospel calls sinful men
after the first act of faith, i. 449. ii. to be reconciled to the true character
334. Note.

of God which they hate, or to an-
Probation, the present life a state of, other character of God, cousidered,
i. 47.

ii. 314. and passim.
- new state of, to sinners, i. 348. 350. Reconcileable to the world, God is, i.
- under the gospel, i. 393. 403.

890. iii. 467.
Promises of God to Christ, absolute, iii. Redemption, by Jesus Christ, the great-
111.

est work of God, ii. 80. 337.
of the gospel to sinners, conditional, Regeneration, nature of, i. 431.
ii 246. iii. 114.

antecedent to faith, i. 450. Note. ii.
Promises of God to believers, what, i. 264. 512. iii. 294.
449.

not produced by light, iii. 307, 308.
- none but believersinterested in them, effects of, iii. 59.
ii. 112.

necessity of, ii. 438. iii. 309.
to Abraham, what, ii. 249. ii. 110. restores the soul to that image of
Promises of grace, none to the unrege- God, in which Adam was created, iii.
nerate, i. 224. ii. 246. ii. 343. and

335, 337. in what this image consists,
passim.

ibid.
- none to unbelievers, iii. 284. Refined Antinomianism, blow at the
-- objections answered, i. 225--228. root of, iii. 79—119.

doctrines of, what, ü. 118.

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Relative duties, extent and importance hinder the happiness of creatures
of, i. 180--185.

but are founded in the nature
Religion, true, consists in, what, i. 53. things, i. 81-83. Note. 111.
Religion the duty of all men, i. 534. Right and wrong considered, i. 262.
- pleasures of, unspeakable, ii. 490. Note.

false notions and experiences of, in Righteousness, its meaning, what, is
the Arminian and Antinomian, 116 518.
--120. 126. 195. 229. 275.

exalteth a nation, how, i. 519.
Religions, false, result from self-love, i.

glorious and happy effects of, i. 523.
194. ii. 461.

Righteousness of Christ, the ground of
Remembering God, what is implied in, justification, i. 103. 107. 364. 457.
iii. 451.

- safety of trusting in it, iii. 107. 109.
that we have right apprehensions encouragement to trust in it, ii. 263.
of him, üi. 452.
that we have a vital sense of him

S.
in our hearts, ibid.

a sort of forgetting all other things, Sacrifice of Christ, acceptable to God,
jï. 453.

why, i. 389.
that we choose him as our chief. Sacrifices under the law, use of, what,
good, and be devoted to him, iii. 455. ii. 444. iii. 26. 343.
- obligations that young people are un- Saints merit nothing by their obedience,
der, thus to remember God, what, i. 106.
üi. 456. and passim.

- to be objects of our complacency and
- directions and motives to the per- delight, i. 182.
formance of this, iii. 476.

Salvation by free-grace, i. 350-332. ii.
what are hindrances to the perfor- 375. [See grace.]
mance, ibid.

way of for sinners, what, ii. sog.
Repentance, connected with regenera- Salvation of all men, not best, ii. 100.

tion, faith, and conversion, i. 431, Sanetifieation, what, îi. 274–279.
-- implied in the nature of true faith, the only evidence of justification and
ii. 460. iii. 47.

of our good estate, ii. 115, 274. iii. 85.
- implies reconeiliation to the Divine Sandeman, Mr. his error about faith, ii.
character, ii. 442.

397. Note. ii. 427.
-- insufficient to procure pardon with- about repentance, ü. 408. Note.
out an atonement, ii. 394. even in the

üi. 252.
saints, ii. 406.

about forgiveness being before re-
is before forgiveness, ii. 407. 438. üi.

pentance, ïi. 294.
47. 117. 295.

about the impropriety of exhorta-
objections answered, ii. 455-464.

tions to sinners, ii. 538. Note. iii. 252.
is the consequence of regeneration, about the atonement, ii. 465. Note.
ii. 441.

Satan, agency of, in the fall of map,
required before baptism, in adults, üi. what, ii. 56. 341.
156. 165.

whether without Divine permis-
Requirements of God, whether more sion, ii. 131. 133.177.

than we have power to perform, con- - tempter to sin, ü. 487.
sidered, i. 115. 258. ii. 34. 272.

suggestions of, what, ii. 490.
Resurrection from the dead, purchased God's design in permitting his temp-
by Christ, i. 406.

tations to succeed with our first pa.
Restraining grace, what, i. 216, 217. rents, what, ii. 57.
Retirement, helpful to devotion and self. Satisfaction for sin, necessary, i. 340.
examination, i. 267.

351. [See atonement.]
Reprobation, doctrine of, ii. 33. Note. marle by Christ, ï. 314.

illustrated, ii. 100. Note. 103. consists in obeying the preceptive
vindicated, i. 91. Note.

part of the law, as well as in suffer.
Revelation, Divine, mankind not enjoy- ing the penalty, i. 358. 365. [See

ing it, their own fault, i. 164. 419. obedience.]
Rewards of obedience, design of God Scripture, proof of its divinity, what,

in conferring them, what, i. 101. ii. 495.
Right and wrong do not result from the Scripture the only standard by which our

mere will and law of God, nor from creeds are to be formed, iii. 371. 374.
any tendency of things to promote or 378.

-

Scripture, directions for understanding Sin, wisest and best for the system, ii.
it, what, iii. 9.

132.
Self-love, i. 90. 95.

objections answered, ii. 39—109.
-- its predominance in man, i. 201. - in itself odious to God, ii. 145. 157.
its sinfulness, i. 207.

but permitted for good ends, ii. 159.
natural to man, i. 205.

the great evil of, arises from, what,
- highest principle in the unregener.

jji. 498. 501.
ate, i. 195.

consists in this, that it is against
governs every apostate creature, iii. God, proved, iii. 514. 517. Note.
338.

- a sense of the great evil of, nccessa-
different from true love, how, i. 141. ry to true repentance, iii. 497.
- different from true religion, and the - a sense of this, is in proportion to
spring of all false, i. 194.

the sense of our obligations, ü. 499.
the root of all evil carriage toward - in what respects it is against God,
our neighbour, i. 215.

iji. 502-512.
Self-justifiying spirit, nature of, ii. 470. - malignity of it, what, ibid.
iii. 271.

- tendency of, to dethrone the majes-
effects of, ii. 474.

ty of heaven, ii. 353. iii. 505, and to
criminality of, i. 373.

destroy the good of the moral sys-
danger of, iii. 276.

tem, iii. 510.
--- cure of, what, ii. 482.

great evil of, will be proved at the
Self-righteousness, dishonourable and final judgment, ii. 514. 522.
hateful to God, i, 100.

- slight and imperfect ideas of, enter-
Self-righteous sinner, what is meant by, tained by the wicked, 518.
iji. 270. and passim.

to be feared as the greatest evil, iii.
Serpent, brazen, use of to the Israel- 528.
ites, what, iii. 105.

Sinner, definition of the term, ii, 270.
Sheparı, Mr. observations of, respect. Sinners, voluntary in their bad temper,

ing the admission of members into i. 153.
the church, what, iii. 357.

- impenitent, deplorable state of,
Sin, introduction of, i. 89.

pointed out, iii. 70.
mistakes respecting it, what, ii. 49. - condition of, while in unbelief, what,
God's not interfering to prevent it, a

i. 335.
proof that he determined the intro- encouraged to return to God, through
duction of it to be best, all things Christ, ii. 399. this their duty, under
considered, i. 89.

a dispensation of mercy and grace,
Sin an infinite evil, ii, 402. and infinitely i. 423. not their duty to be willing to
punishable, i. 105. i 21. 324.

be damned, ii. 322. Note.
evinced in the sufferings of Christ, i. Sincere obedience cannot justify, iï. 44.
83. 354. and in the eternal punish- Son of God, creator of the worlds, ïi.
ment of the wicked, i. 84. ii. 111. 143.
[See punishment]

Sovereignty of grace, i. 238.
- demerit of, consists in, what, i. 263. - reasonableness of, i. 239.
345.

- displayed in election, i. 420. [See
mistakes respeoting it, i. 263.

grace.]
evil of, consists chiefly in its being Sovereignty of God, in granting the
committed against God, iii. 458. 498. means of grace, i. 177. ii. 369.
consequences of lessening the evil of Sovereign grace, the only ground of
it, what, i. 264.

hope, as to a sinner's conversion, iii.
begins in that which is merely nega- 260. [See sovereignty of grace.]
tive, jii. 336.

Socinians, doctrines and errors of, what,
- of Adam decreed, how, i. 308.

ji. 298.
- imputed to his posterity, i. 221. Spirit, Holy, agency and office of, i.
permission of, ii. 9.

95. 421.
consists in not hindering it, ii.11.31.

immediate influences of, necessa-
· wisdom of God in thes ii. 12-27. ry, why, i. 162. 218.
- design of God in the, ii. 27.

special influences of, necessary,
for the best good of the system, ii.

why, i. 96.
35,

saving influences of, supernatur al
- errors respecting the introduction and irresistible, i. 237.

of, refuted, ii. 50.

-

1

Spirit, Holy, strivings of, with all gospel

U.
sinners, i. 423.

resistance of, the cause of His Uubelievers under condemnation and
withdrawing, ibid.

the curse of the law. i. 123. 335. ï.
Spirit, witness of, what, ii. 291. and 248. 259. iii. 276.
how known, i. 251.

Unconditional salvation, doctrine of,
mistakes about it, considered, i. false, ii 246. and Note. and mischiev.
251. 452.

ous, ii. 477.
immediate witness of, not true, i. 250. no promises of, in the gospel, iii. 114.
but needless, why, ii. 294.

Unconditional submission, considered, ii.
Spirit of God, does not assist us to be. 322. Note. 323.
lieve what is not true before, iii. 95, Unconditional covenant, what, iii. 214.

96. Nor to believe a lie, ii. 259. - no qualifications necessary for enter-
Spiritual blindness, consists in, what, ii. ing into it, iii. 3. 3.
487.

Unction, spiritual, what, i. 130. j. 500.
- criminality of, ii. 498.

504.
Systems of the world, the present the Unity of God, ii. 49.
best, ii. 35. 43. 98.

Universal salvation, does not follow from
objections answered, ii. 98.

universal atonement, i. 397.
Sufferings of Christ, a sufficient satis- not for the best, all things consider.

faction for the sins of all men, i. 381. ed, ii. 100.
-efficacy of, to those who were par-Unregenerate, their performances sin-

doned before the death of Christ, i. ful and odious, i. 222.
392.

moral state of, i. 223. iii. 59.

blindness of, ii. 265.

- duty of, to strive in the use of means,
T.

i. 423. ïïi 258. in what manner, i.

424. with what views, ibid.
Taylor, Dr. his scheme of religion, how - doings of, do not entitle to the bles-
esteemed, iii. 378. Note. 387.

sings promised in the gospel, ii. 248.
his notions about Calvinism, what, üi.

reasons why, iii. 256. yet they are
431.

required to seek, iii. 256. Note.
Thankfulness, reasons for, and motives Unregenerate men, at heart infidels, ï.
to, what, i. 283.

387. iii. 318.
Threatenings of God, end and uses of, - are moral agents, iii. 264.
what, i. 85.

nature of their prayers, what, iii.
Threatening to Adam, what, i. 304. 419.

how executed in the death of his doings of, what, iii. 238.
surety, iii. 329.

whether they, render them more
Trial, the present life a state of, i. 47. sinful, iii. 240. 258.
[See probation.]

whether required by God, iü. 241.
proved by the Divine conduct to-

whether any thing short of holiness
wards men, i. 47-50.

is required, üi. 244.
Trinity, doctrine of, i. 294–297. - improper subjects of church cove-
- character and office of each person,

nanting, iii. 222.
in the work of salvation, i. 295. 368.

utmost endeavours of, insufficient to
ii. 335

church covenanting, iii. 218.
True religion, in what it consists, i. 52.

293
Truth, never required to be believed

V.
without sufficient evidence, ii 231.
Truth and faithfulness of God, i. 92. Vindictive justice, an amiable perfec-
504.

tion of God, i. 102. ii 413.
Truth, love of, the life and essence of has nothing in its nature inconsistent
faith, iji 341

with infinite goodness, ii 414.
Truths, gospel, the only foundation and esteemed amiable by the Christian,
excitements of holy affections, iii 99.

ii. 528
Truths of scripture, true before we be- Van Mastricht, observation of, res-

lieve them, and whether we believe pecting baptism of adults, iii 355.
them or not, iii. 91.

Virtue, false notious of, entertained by

selfish, ungodly men, iii. 519.
YOL. III.

69

W.

World, system of, the present the best,

ii. 35. 43. 98.
Westminster confession of faith, deci- whether it might have been created
sions of, respecting the qualifications

sooner, ü. 141.
for the Lord's table, iï. 356.

other articles of, what, iii. 428.
-- a preservative against errors, iii. 445.

Y.
Whitby, Dr. on the wisdom of God in

creating and governing the world, iii. Youths commanded to remember their
137.

creator, iii. 449
Wicked, doings of, sinful and odious, ii. - their obligations to do this, what, üü.
405. (See sinners. ]

456.
Witness of the Spirit, what, i. 452. ï. directions and motives to the perfor-
291.

mance of this, iij. 476.
how ascertained, i. 251. 452.

- temper and temptations of, what,
Works of God, what, i. 70%-93.

iii. 476.
Works, good, the fruits and evidence how to be overcome and avoided,
of faith, ii. 459. [See faith.]

iii. 477,
Works, how they justify, explained, directions for doing this, what,
üi. 48.

iż 448.
Word of God reveals his character, motives to early piety, ifj. 490.
works, and designs, i. 95 ii. 49 337.
the instrument of sanctification, ii.

z.
532.
World, conduct of God towards, from Zeal, counterfeit, i. 249. [See enthusi-
the beginning, i. 410-419.

asts.]

I N D E X

TO THE PRINCIPAL TEXTS ILLUSTRATED AND EXPLAINED

IN THE WHOLE WORK.

EXODUS.

MARK.

ROMANS.

i.

75 xi. 23, 24. ii 254. iii. 116 ix. 22.
xvi. 14.

is. 16.

i. 252 xiv, 23.

ii. 103
i. 252

ISAIAH

1. 5, .
xlv. 6, 7.
1. 10.

LUKE.
ii. 150
ii 49 x. 25. 28.
i. 432 xv. 29.

II. CORINTHIANS.
v. 7.

i. 252
üi. 18 v. 19.

i. 390
üi. 143

GALATIANS.
iii. 10. 13.

ji. 21

EZEKIEL

JOHN.

vi. 8. iii. 503, note. xiv. 21.

i. 453. HEBREWS.
i. v. 1.
iii. 310 iü. 16.

i. 252
xi 6.

i. 169. note
MATTHEW,
ROMANS.

JAMES.
xiv. 31.
i. 252 vii. 18. i. 160, note. ii. 21.

iii. 47
xviii. 3.

i. 201 viii. 7. ii. 503. note.
xix. 16, 17. jji. 19 do. do.

i. 119

1 TIMOTHY.
xxii. 12
u. 418 16. i. 250. 252. iv. 10.

i. 284. 407

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