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CHURCH ABRAHAMIC:
“ its covenant, 117, 118.
" its seal, 119.
“ its covenant blessings, 120.
“its covenant permanent, 121.
Circumcision, 119.
Civil government, 310–319.
Commandments, ten, 281.
COMPANIONS, 122.
Compassion to sufferers, 7, 526.
" of God, 225, 522.
" of Christ, 60.
Complacency of God, 504.
" of saints in God, 657.
" of saints in each other, 111.
Condescension required, 123.
" of God, 228.
" of Christ, 61.
Conditions, see Terms.
Confession of sin, 124.
CONSCIENCE, 125.

may be seared, 126.
“ often misinformed, 127.

will not always sleep, 128.
" demands obedience, 129.
" should be respected, 130.

causes comfort or pain, 131.
Consequences, belong to God, 659.
Consideration required, 132.
Contempt and scorn, 673.
Contending for truth, 188.
Contention sinful, 7354-7.
Contentment, a duty, 133.
Contrast, (law and gospel,) 306.
" saints and sinners, 645-656.
Controversy, God's, 230.
" with God, 272, 695.
Conversion necessary, 589.
“ of the Jews, 382.
Conviction of sin, 590.
COURAGE required, 134.
COURTESY required, 135.
Covenant of redemption, 575.
" with Abraham, 117-121.
Covenanting with God, 502.
COVETOUSNESS, 136.
prohibited, 137.
punished, 138.
evils of, 408.
CREATION produced, 139.
“ time employed in, 140.

of the orbs, for lights, 141.
" indicates wisdom, 142.
Crimes, capital, 315, 316.
Crucifixion of Christ, 68.
Cruelty of sinners, 701.

Cruelty to servants forbidden, 679.
" of warriors, 734.
Custom, its power, 143.
Darkness, works of, 167.
Day of judgment, 383_390.
Deacons appointed, 102.
DEATH, by sin, 144.
" the lot of all, 145.
+ time of appointed, 146.
" ordered by God, 147.

soon approaches, 148.
“ often sudden, 149.

the end of earth, 150.
“ late in life, desirable, 151.

destroys not the soul, 152.
“ fear of overcomc, 153,

to be patiently waited for, 154.
“ dreadful to the wicked, 155.

demands preparation, 156.
Death, spiritual, 165.
Death, the second, 563.
" in impenitence, 564.
" of false hopes, 590.
Decalogue, 281-3.
Deceivers, 16, 474.
Deceit of sinners, 702.
Deceiving ourselves, 704.
Decrees of God, 249—258.
Dependence on God, 261-3.
" for sanctification, 594-6.
- in using means, 434.

consistent with freedom, 271.

of Christ, 70.
DEPRAVITY-the fall, 157.

consequences of, 158.
guilt of, personal, 159.
“ its hateful nature, 160.
“ its connection with law, 161.
“ not founded in mere ignorance,

162.
“ its universality, 163.

its native origin, 164.
“its total dominion, 165.
“ its strength and obstinacy, 166.
“ its works of darkness, 167.
“ its restraints, 168.
“ its perpetuity, 169.
“ makes men untrusty, 170.
N. B. - See also Sinners, 688—710.
Despondency reproved, 171.
Devices of Satan, 16.
Devil, character of, 14–17.

to be resisted, 18.
“ will be defeated, 277.
Devotion to God required, 295.
Diet, see Food, 199.

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Dignity of man, 419–422.

Faith in Christ necessary, 183.
" of the saints, 672.

exemplified, 184.
Diligence, see Activity, 1.

6 effects of, 185.
Directions to sinners, 601.

s evidence of, 186.
Discipline of the church, 109. u should be strong, 187.
Discretion required, 172.

“contending for, 188.
Disfellowship, 112, 177, 477. « of miracles, 189, 190.
Dishonesty forbidden, 732. “ often spurious and ruinous, 191.
Disinterestedness, 413—15.

Fall of man, 157.
" of Christ, 56.

Falsehood, see Lying, 416.
" of saints, 661.

FASTING aeceptable, 192.
Disobedience of sinners, 691. “ examples of, 193.
" to parents, punished, 494. " often spurious, 194.
Divinity of the Father, 212-248. Faults reproved, 610, 611.
“ of the Son, 74-82.

Fear of God, required, 290.
" of the Spirit, 346.

" of man forbidden, 460.
Divisions and separations, 114. Fellowship with God, 657.
Divorce discountenanced, 427. " with saints, 111-113.
Dress, precepts on, 173.

“ with errorists, 177, 477.
Drunkenness forbidden, 366.

FEMALE INDUSTRY, 195.
Earth, to be destroyed, 386.

piety and kindness, 196.
Economy required, 172.

“ subordination and speaking, 197.
Effectual calling, 597.

Fighting forbidden, 735, 736.
Edification, rules for, 110.

Fight of faith, 738.
Egotism forbidden, 703.

Firmness required, 712.
Elders, to teach, 101.

FLATTERY, common, 198.
“ authority of, 455.

" characteristic of sinners, 702.
plurality of, when needed, 103. FOOD, precepts on, 199.
Election, national, 253.

Folly of sin, 733.
individual, 254.

FOOLS described, 200.
Enmity against God, 690, 740. FORBEARANCE, 201, 737.
ENVÝ forbidden, 174.

“ of God, 227.
Equality, ministerial, 101.

6 often abused, 202.
of rights, 631-5.

Forgetting God reproved, 692.
ERROR corrupting, 175.

FORGIVENESS, DIVINE, 583.
" tries mankind, 176.

required, 203.
Errorists to be avoided, 177. Formality unavailing, 191.
Evangelists, 101.

Fornication forbidden, 404.
Evidence of piety, 602.

Fraud forbidden, 732.
" of true faith, 186.

Free agency, 271, 329, 555-6, 600.
Evil, moral, overruled, 267-8. Free inquiry, 632.
EXAMPLE required, 178.

FRIENDSHIP, true, 204.
precepts on, 179.

“ spurious, 205.
" of Christ, 56-66.

Gentleness required, 499.
Excommunication, 109.

“ exemplified, 62, 660.
Excuses of sinners, 373, 706. Glorifying God, 300, 301.
Exercises of the heart, 329.

Glory of God, 214, 277.
" sinful or holy, 505.

" of Christ, 82.
Expediency of doing right, 286, 630.“ of saints in heaven, 672.
" of maintaining truth, 433. Gluttony reproved, 199.
of civil government, 311.

GOD seen by intuition, 206.
Expostulations divine, 371.

“ made known by his works, 207.
Extortion forbidden, 733.

a moral agent, 208.
Extravagance forbidden, 180. “ his chief end, 209.
FAITH, nature of, 181.

“his mode of existence, 210, 211.
"counted for righteousness, 182.

GOD'S ATTRIBUTES:

uses inoral instruments, 265.
eternity, 212.

" controls popular favor, 266.
foreknowledge, 213.

“ controls moral evils, 267.
greatness and supremacy, 214. brings good out of evil, 268.
essential happiness, 215.

approves not sin, 269.
invisibility, 216.

" has motives above ours, 270.
“ immutability, 217.

“ disturbs not our freedom, 271.
omnipotence, 218.

objections against, 272–3.
s omniscience, 219.

wonders of, 274.
omnipresence, 220.

incomprehensible, 275.
“self existence, 221.

“makes men know the Lord, 276.
“ natural wisdom, 222.

“ will secure his glory, 277.
GOD'S MORAL PERFECTION:“ a solid ground of joy, 278.
“ blessedness, 223.

“ demands attention, 279.
“ benevolence, 224.

GOD'S LAW, supreme, 280.
compassion, 225.

" the Decalogue, 281.
" faithfulness, 226.

its promulgation, 282.
“ forbearance, 227.

summaries of, 283.
“ goodness, 228.

very sacred, 284.
" holiness and beauty, 229.

requires perfection, 285.
“ holy hatred of iniquity, 230, “is reasonable, 286.
" impartiality, 231.

“ its penalty, 287.
justice and righteousness, 232. requires true love to God, 288–9.
mercy and kindness, 233.

"requires the fear of God, 290–1.
sovereignty and independence, 234.“ requires trust in God, 292—4.
“ truth, 235.

requires supreme devotion, 295.
• vindicative justice, 236–7.

requires joy in God, 296-7.
zeal, 238.

requires submission, 298--9.
GOD'S PREROGATIVES: “ requires honoring God, 300-1.
to own us as his property, 239.

GOD'S MORAL GOVERN
" to fix natural law, 240.

MENT:
" to give supreme moral law, 241. requires obedience, 302.
" to regenerate or not, 242.

punishes disobedience, 303.
“ to employ tempters, 243.

GOSPEL, its origin, 304.
"to require human life, 244. • its gracious design, 305.
" to set up rulers to scourge us, 245. “its distinctive terms, 306.
to visit iniquity, 246.

" its plan comprehensive, 307.
“to use men instrumentally, 247. 5* its high standard of duty, 308.
to vindicate himself, 248.

- its fearful penalty, 309.
GOD'S PURPOSES, best, 249. 6 its provisions, 576-585, 672.
“ eternal and immutable, 250. Government moral, 302.
" universal and particular, 251. GOVERNMENT CIVIL, 310.
“ include moral evils, 252.

expedient and necessary, 311.
« include national election, 253. " demands qualified rulers, 312.
" include individual election, 254. “ includes duties for rulers, 313.

place election prior to faith, 255. " includes duties for subjects, 314.
“ include vessels of wrath, 256. “ its penalty for crimes, 315, 316.
“include means and ends, 257. “its penalty for treason, 317.

encourage the use of means, 258. " its wicked rulers injurious, 318.
GOD'S PROVIDENCE:

sometimes to be resisted, 319.
“ nature and efficacy of, 259. Grace of God, 233, 305, 586.
“ extent of, 260.

opposed by sinners, 696
supplies our wants, 261.

Gratitude exemplified, 320.
“ upholds all creatures, 262.

Gravity required, 711.
preserves all, 263.

Grief, divine, 230.
governs the heart, 264.

“ of saints, 662.

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Habit, see custom, 143.
Hands, laying on of, 399_400.
HAPPINESS sensual, 321.
“ intellectual, 322.
“ of self-denial, 323.
" of holy obedience, 324.
“ of loving God, 325.
6 of trusting in God, 326.

of a good conscience, 327.

of heaven, 328, 339, 672.
“ of God, 215, 223.
HEART, voluntary, 329.

sometimes divided, 330.
" has moral qualities, 331.
“ its controlling influence, 332.
" sincerity of demanded, 333.
w divine control of, 264.
Heathenism described, 359.
HEAVEN, a place, 334.
- its pure light, 335.
“.its perfect holiness, 336.
" its everlasting rest, 337.
“ its nearness to God, 338.
* its pure happiness, 339.
“ its high rewards, 340, 672.
- its perpetuity, 341.
“its rewards, unmerited, 342.
HELL, a place of fire, 343.
6 its dreadful misery, 573.
uits degradation, 574.
Heresies, see error, 176.
HOLINESS, value of, 344.
“ of Güd, 229, 230.
HOLY SPIRIT, 345.
“ his divinity, 346.
“ his official work, 347.

sinning against, 348.
judicial departure of, 349.
promised believers, 350.
outpouring of, 620.
agency of, 594-6.
Home, keeping at, 351,
Honesty required, 629.
“ rewards of, 630.
- of saints, 659.
Honoring God required, 300.
HOPE IN GOD, 292_-4, 352.
- full assurance of, 353.
HOSPITALITY, a duty, 354.

examples of, 355.
Humanity of Christ, 69.
Human nature, untrusty, 170.
HUMILITY, nature of, 356.

required and encouraged, 357.
Hypocrisy exemplified, 702.

IDLENESS reproved, 358.
La of sinners, 709.
IDOLATRY portrayed, 359.
“ its gods a cheat, 360.
“ its worship forbidden, 361.
“provoking to God, 362.

of sinners, 698–9.
worldly, 742.
IGNORANCE, sin of, 363.
6 of sinners, 707, 739.
Illumination of saints, 598.
Image worship forbidden, 361.
Immortality of the soul, 422.
Impartiality required, 629.
Imperfection of saints, 507.
Inability, moral, 166.
Inactivity reproved, 1.
Incarnation of Christ, 69.
Inconsideration reproved, 132.
Indolence reproved, 1, 358.
Industry required, 1.

of Christ, 63.
Inexpediency of sin, 733.
Infidelity and Atheism, 22.
Ingratitude, 205.
“of sinners, 701.
Inspiration of Bible, 40.
Instability, 364.
INTEMPERANCE, 365.
“ forbidden — penalty of, 366.

liquor-sellers reproved, 367.
" wisdom of abstinence, 368.
Có public men especially charged, 369.
Intercession of Christ, 516.
INVITATIONS, 370.
“ with expostulations, 371.
" sincerely made, 372.

rejected by sinners, 373.
Irony, examples of, 374.
Jesus, see Christ, 56.
JEWS, numerous, 375.
“ their territory, 376.
“ their dispersion, 377.
“ their return to Palestine, 378.
bi obstacles removed, 379.
6 enlarged possessions, 380.
6 their future trials, 381.
“ their conversion, 382.
Joy in God required, 296.
JUDGMENT, general, 383.
- its design, 384.
: its suddenness, 385.
6 its final conflagration, 386.

its final separations, 387.
* its final Judge, 388.
Kits particular disclosures, 389.

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“ its final decisions, 390.

MARRIAGE, 423.
Judicial visitations, 349, 497. “ directions respecting, 424.
Justice and equity required, 629.

"its mutual duties, 425.
towards servants required, 679. “ forbids polygamy, 426.
" of God, 232.

“ forbids divorce, 427.
“ vindicative, 236-7.

MEANS OF GRACE, 428.
Justification by faith, 583.

use of indispensable, 429.
Kindness required, 354, 610, 715. preaching, the principal, 430.
Kingdom of Christ, 83.

use of encouraged, 431.
KNOWLEDGE required, 391. success in using, 432.
“ benefits of, 392.

superiority of the true, 433.
“ essential to true love, 393. " madé effectual by God's Omnipo-
“admits of certainty, 394.

tence, 434.
“ how attained, 395.

" their effects, different, 435.
to be imparted, 396.

use of sometimes hopeless, 436.
" of ourselves required, 397. Means and ends connected, 257.

more perfect hereafter, 398. Meditation exemplified, 665.
intuitive, 206, 420.

MEEKNESS required, 437.
Laughter and mirth, 479.

encouraged, 438.
Law of God, 280—287.

examples of, 439.
LAYING ON OF HANDS, 399. " of Christ, 62.
“ in working miracles, 400.

" of saints, 660.
" in giving charges, 401.

Mercy of God, 233.
Levity, sinful, 479.

MILLENNIUM on earth, 440.
LEWDNESS, frequent, 402. “ its holiness, 441.
" deceitful and alluring, 403. “ its peace and unity, 442.
" sinful and forbidden, 404.

“its light and knowledge, 443.
guilt and condemnation of, 405. “its general prosperity, 444.
LIBERALITY, duty of, 406. “its great enjoyment, 445.
examples of, 407.

“contrasted with former times, 446.
" rewards of, 408.

MINISTRY, design of, 447.
Licentiousness, 402.

divinely appointed, 448.
Light, sinning against, 309. “ call to preach, 449.
" of nature, 207.

“ ordination of ministers, 450.
Long suffering of God, 227. “ oriental priesthood, 451.
Lord's supper,
104.

primitive preaching, 452.
LOVE TO GOD, 288.

qualifications for, 453.
our primary duty, 409.

expressive names of, 454.
reasons for, 410.

authority of, 455-6.
6 often spurious, 411.

MINISTERS' DUTIES,
LOVE TO MAN, 412.

" to take heed to themselves, 369,
LOVE DISINTERESTED, 413.
examples of, 414.

" to preach faithfully, 458.
" rewards of, 415.

" to be inoffensive, 459.
“ of God, 94, 224, 585, 672.

“ to be fearless, 460.
“ of Christ, 60, 370_-372.

" to point out sins, 461.
to the brethren required, 111. “ to discriminate, 462.
Lowliness required, 482.

" to pray for others, 463.
“ of Christ, 62.

6 to be devoted to the calling, 464.
LYING prevalent, 416.

Ministerial parity, 101.
“ forbidden, 417.

MINISTERIAL CALLING.
66 offensive to God, 418.

responsibleness, 465.
MAN'S COMMON ORIGIN, 419. temptations, 466.
power of intuition, 420..

“ trials, 467.
power of reason, 421.

“success in preaching, 468–9.
immortality, 422.

“rewards, 470

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