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CHURCH ABRAHAMIC:

"its covenant, 117, 118.
"its seal, 119.

"its covenant blessings, 120.
"its covenant permanent, 121.
Circumcision, 119.

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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, 735—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.

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prohibited, 137.
"L 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 overcome, 153.

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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.

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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.

Dignity of man, 419–422.
"of the saints, 672.
Diligence, see Activity, 1.
Directions to sinners, 601.
Discipline of the church, 109.
Discretion required, 172.
Disfellowship, 112, 177, 477.
Dishonesty forbidden, 732.
Disinterestedness, 413-15.
"of Christ, 56.

"of saints, 661.

Disobedience of sinners, 691.
"to parents, punished, 494.
Divinity of the Father, 212-248.
"of the Son, 74–82.
"of the Spirit, 346.
Divisions and separations, 114.
Divorce discountenanced, 427.
Dress, precepts on, 173.
Drunkenness forbidden, 366.
Earth, to be destroyed, 386.
Economy required, 172.
Effectual calling, 597.
Edification, rules for, 110.
Egotism forbidden, 703.
Elders, to teach, 101.
“authority of, 455.
"plurality of, when needed, 103.
Election, national, 253.
“ individual, 254.

Enmity against God, 690, 740.
ENVY forbidden, 174.
Equality, ministerial, 101.
"of rights, 631-5.
ERROR corrupting, 175.
"tries mankind, 176.
Errorists to be avoided, 177.
Evangelists, 101.

Evidence of piety, 602.
"of true faith, 186.

Evil, moral, overruled, 267-8.
EXAMPLE required, 178.
(( precepts on, 179.
"of Christ, 56—66.
Excommunication, 109.

Excuses of sinners, 373, 706.
Exercises of the heart, 329.
" sinful or holy, 505.
Expediency of doing right, 286,
"of maintaining truth, 433.
"of civil government, 311.
Expostulations divine, 371.
Extortion forbidden, 733.
Extravagance forbidden, 180.
FAITH, nature of, 181.
"counted for righteousness, 182.

Faith in Christ necessary,

exemplified, 184.
"effects of, 185.
" evidence of, 186.
"should be strong, 187.
" contending for, 188.
"of miracles, 189, 190.
"often spurious and ruinous, 191.

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Fall of man, 157.

Falsehood, see Lying, 416.
FASTING acceptable, 192.
examples of, 193.
"often spurious, 194.
Faults reproved, 610, 611.
Fear of God, required, 290.
"of man forbidden, 460.
Fellowship with God, 657.
"with saints, 111-113.
" with errorists, 177, 477.
FEMALE INDUSTRY, 195.
piety and kindness, 196.
"subordination and speaking, 197.
Fighting forbidden, 735, 736.
Fight of faith, 738.
Firmness required, 712.
FLATTERY, common, 198.
"characteristic of sinners, 702.
FOOD, precepts on, 199.
Folly of sin, 733.
FOOLS described, 200.
FORBEARANCE, 201, 737.
"of God, 227.

" often abused, 202.
Forgetting God reproved, 692.
FORGIVENESS, DIVINE, 583.
"required, 203.

Formality unavailing, 191.
Fornication forbidden, 404.
Fraud forbidden, 732.

Free agency, 271, 329, 555–6, 600.
Free inquiry, 632.

FRIENDSHIP, true, 204.

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spurious, 205.

Gentleness required, 499.
exemplified, 62, 660.
Glorifying God, 300, 301.
Glory of God, 214, 277.
"of Christ, 82.

630." of saints in heaven, 672.
Gluttony reproved, 199.

GOD seen by intuition, 206.

"made known by his works, 207.

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moral agent, 208.

"his chief end, 209.

"his mode of existence, 210, 211.


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GOD'S ATTRIBUTES:

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eternity, 212.
foreknowledge, 213.
greatness and supremacy, 214.
"essential happiness, 215.
invisibility, 216.
immutability, 217.
omnipotence, 218.
"omniscience, 219.
omnipresence, 220.
"self existence, 221.

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natural wisdom, 222.
GOD'S MORAL PERFECTION:

" controls popular favor, 266.
controls moral evils, 267.
brings good out of evil, 268.
approves not sin, 269.
"has motives above ours, 270.
"disturbs not our freedom, 271.
objections against, 272–3.
"wonders of, 274.
incomprehensible, 275.
men know the Lord, 276.
"will secure his glory, 277.
" a solid ground of joy, 278.
"demands attention, 279.
GOD'S LAW, supreme, 280.
"the Decalogue, 281.
"its promulgation, 282.
summaries of, 283.
very sacred, 284.
requires perfection, 285.
"is reasonable, 286.
"its penalty, 287.
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"blessedness, 223.
"benevolence, 224.
compassion, 225.
faithfulness, 226.
forbearance, 227.
goodness, 228.
"holiness and beauty, 229.
holy hatred of iniquity, 230.
impartiality, 231.
justice and righteousness, 232.
mercy and kindness, 233.
sovereignty and independence, 234."

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truth, 235.

true love to God, 288–9.
the fear of God, 290-1.
requires trust in God, 292—4.
requires supreme devotion, 295.
requires joy in God, 296-7.
requires submission, 298-9.
requires honoring God, 300-1.

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"vindicative justice, 236-7.
❝ zeal, 238.
GOD'S PREROGATIVES :
"to own us as his property, 239.
"to fix natural law,
“to give supreme moral law, 241.
"to regenerate or not, 242.
"to employ tempters, 243.
to require human life, 244.
"to set up rulers to scourge us, 245."
"to visit iniquity, 246.
to use men instrumentally, 247.
"to vindicate himself, 248.
GOD'S PURPOSES, best, 249.
eternal and immutable, 250.
"universal and particular, 251.
"include moral evils, 252.
"include national election, 253.
" include individual election, 254.
place election prior to faith, 255.
"include vessels of wrath, 256.
"include means and ends, 257.
encourage the use of means, 258.

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GOD'S PROVIDENCE:
"nature and efficacy of, 259.
"extent of, 260.

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supplies our wants, 261.
upholds all creatures, 262.

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governs the heart, 264.

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its origin, 304.

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requires obedience, 302.
"punishes disobedience, 303.
GOSPEL,
"its gracious design, 305.
its distinctive terms, 306.
"its plan comprehensive, 307.
"its high standard of duty, 308.
"its fearful penalty, 309.
"its provisions, 576-585, 672.
Government moral, 302.
GOVERNMENT CIVIL, 310.
expedient

and necessary, 311.
"demands qualified rulers, 312.
"includes duties for rulers, 313.
"includes duties for subjects, 314.
"its penalty for crimes, 315, 316.
"its penalty for treason, 317.
"its wicked rulers injurious, 318.
"sometimes
Grace of God, 233, 305, 586.

to be resisted, 319.

opposed by sinners, 696
Gratitude exemplified, 320.
Gravity required, 711.
Grief, divine, 230.
"of saints, 662.

Habit, see custom, 143.

of, 399-400.

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Hands, laying on
HAPPINESS sensual, 321.
intellectual, 322.
"of self-denial, 323.
" of holy obedience, 324.
"of loving God, 325.
"of trusting in God, 326.
' of a good conscience, 327.
of heaven, 328, 339, 672.
"of God, 215, 223.
HEART, voluntary, 329.

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"sometimes divided, 330.
"has moral qualities, 331.
"its controlling influence, 332.
sincerity of demanded, 333.
"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.
"its dreadful misery, 573.
"its degradation, 574.
Heresies, see error, 176.
HOLINESS, value of, 344.
"of God, 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.

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agency of, 594-6.
Home, keeping at, 351.
Honesty required, 629.
"rewards of, 630.
"of saints, 659.
Honoring God required, 300.
HOPE ÎN GOD, 292—4, 352.

“full assurance of, 353.
HOSPITALITY, a duty, 354.

enlarged possessions, 380.
"their future trials, 381.
"their conversion, 382.
Joy in God required, 296.
JUDGMENT, general, 383.
"its design, 384.
"its suddenness, 385.
"its final conflagration, 386.

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examples of, 355.
Humanity of Christ, 69.
Human nature, untrusty, 170.
HUMILITY, nature of, 356.
Hypocrisy exemplified, 702.

required and encouraged, 357. "its final separations, 387.

"its final Judge, 388.

"its particular disclosures, 389.

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IDLENESS reproved, 358.
"of sinners, 709.
IDOLATRY portrayed, 359.
"its gods a cheat, 360.
"its worship forbidden, 361.
provoking to God, 362.
of sinners, 698-9.

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worldly, 742.

IGNORANCE, sin of, 363.
" 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.

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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.

public men especially charged, 369.
Intercession of Christ, 516.
INVITATIONS, 370.

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"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.
"obstacles removed, 379.

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guilt and condemnation of, 405.
LIBERALITY, duty of, 406.

"its final decisions, 390.
Judicial visitations, 349, 497.
Justice and equity required, 629.
"towards servants required, 679.
"of God, 232.
" vindicative, 236-7.
Justification by faith, 583.
Kindness required, 354, 610, 715.
Kingdom of Christ, 83.
KNOWLEDGE required, 391.
"benefits of, 392.

"essential to true love, 393.
"admits of certainty, 394.
"how attained, 395.

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"of ourselves required, 397.
more perfect hereafter, 398.
intuitive, 206, 420.

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Laughter and mirth, 479.
Law of God, 280–287.
LAYING ON OF HANDS, 399.
" in working miracles, 400.
"in giving charges, 401.
Levity, sinful, 479.
LEWDNESS, frequent, 402.
"deceitful and alluring, 403.
"sinful and forbidden, 404.

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examples of, 407.
"rewards of, 408.
Licentiousness, 402.

Light, sinning against, 309.
"of nature, 207.

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Long suffering of God, 227.
Lord's supper, 104.

LOVE TO GOD, 288.

our primary duty, 409.
reasons for, 410.

"often spurious, 411.

LOVE TO MAN, 412.

LOVE DISINTERESTED, 413.

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"rewards of, 415.

"of God, 94, 224, 585, 672.
"of Christ, 60, 370–372.
"to the brethren required, 111.
Lowliness required, 482.
"of Christ, 62.
LYING prevalent, 416.
forbidden, 417.

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MARRIAGE, 423.
"directions respecting, 424.
"its mutual duties, 425.
"forbids polygamy, 426.
"forbids divorce, 427.
MEANS OF GRACE, 428.
use of indispensable, 429.
preaching, the principal, 430.
use of encouraged, 431.
success in using, 432.
"superiority of the true, 433.
"made effectual by God's Omnipo-
tence, 434.

"their effects, different, 435.
،، use of sometimes hopeless, 436.
Means and ends connected, 257.
Meditation exemplified, 665.
MEEKNESS required, 437.

encouraged, 438.
examples of, 439.
"of Christ, 62.
"of saints, 660.
Mercy of God, 233.
MILLENNIUM on earth, 440.
"its holiness, 441.
"its peace and unity, 442.
"its light and knowledge, 443.
"its general prosperity, 444.
"its great enjoyment, 445.

contrasted with former times, 446.
MINISTRY, design of, 447.
"6 divinely appointed, 448.
"call to preach, 449.
"ordination of ministers, 450.
"oriental priesthood, 451.

primitive preaching, 452.
qualifications for, 453.

expressive names of, 454.
"authority of, 455–6.
MINISTERS' DUTIES,

"to take heed to themselves, 369,
457.

"to preach faithfully, 458.
"to be inoffensive, 459.
"to be fearless, 460.
"to point out sins, 461.
"to discriminate, 462.
"to pray
for others, 463.

"to be devoted to the calling, 464.
Ministerial parity, 101.
MINISTERIAL CALLING.
responsibleness, 465.

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"offensive to God, 418.

MAN'S COMMON ORIGIN, 419." temptations, 466.

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(< power of reason, 421.

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immortality, 422.

"trials, 467.

"success in preaching, 468-9.
"rewards, 470.

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