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undertook and discharged it, con. iv. 8. dence, according to the general rules of
which the covenant of grace was admi-
crifice, salvation, fatisfaction, surety. 103,-106. The second, cat. 197,--110. Christian liberty See liberty.
The third, cat, 111,--114. The fourth, The church is the object of God's special cat. 115,--121. The fifth, cat. 123,
providence, con. vii. 5. cat 63. Christ 133. The fixth, cat. 134,-136. The
nicants teftify their mutual love and filChurch.censures. See Cenfures.
lowship each with other, cat. 163. That Church-government, appointed by the Lord facrament being a bond and pledge of be
Jesus in the hand of church-officers, di- lievers conimunion with Chrisk, and with
See Councils. There are ment, cat. 87, 90. It is a confequence some circumstances concerning church- of their union with him, con. xxvi. I. government, which are to be ordered by. It doth not make them partakers of his the light of nature and Chrillian pru- Godhcad, nor equal with him, con xxvi.
ģ. It is confirmed in the Loril's fupper, But it is pardoned and mortified through
Christ, con. vi. s. Unchalte Company not to be kept, cat. 139. · Covenant. No enjoying of God, but by
Nor corrupt communications to be used way of covenant, con, vii. 1. or listened to, ibid.
Covenant of Works, what, and with whom Condition. Perfect, personal and perpetual made, con. iv. 2. vii. 2. xix. 1. cat. 20.
obedience the condition of the covenant 22. Perfect, personal and perpetual obeof works, con, vii. 2. xix. 1. cat. 20. God dience the condition of it, con. vii. 2. requires faith as the condition to interest xix. 1. cat. 20. It is called a law and a finners in the mediator of the covenant command, con. iv. 2. And a law giren of grace, cat. 32.
as a covenant, con. xix. I. and a cove Confeflion of fin always to be made in pri- nant of life, of which the tree of life was
vate to God, con. xv. 6. And is to be a pledge, cat. 20. joined with prayer, cat. 178. When to Covenant of Grace, What, con. vii. 3. cat. be made to men, con. xv. 6. Upon con- 30. 32. It was made with Christ as the fellion the offended brother is to be re- second Adam, and with all the elect in ceived in love, ib.
him as his feed, cat. 31. In it God re. Conscience, See liberty of conscience. Peace quireth of sinners faith in Christ, that
of conscience, a fruit of the sense of they may be justified and saved, con. vii. God's love, con. xviii. 1, 3. cat. 83. Be- 3. cat. 71. Faith being required as the lievers may fall into sins which wound condition to interest them in Chrift, aat. the conscience, con. xvii. 3. xviii. 4. The 32. Who is the Mediator of this covewicked are punillied with horror of con- nant, con. viii. r. cat. 36. Why it is calscience, cat. 28.83.
led a testament, con. vii. 4. It was diffeContentment, Submission to God is our du- rently administred in the time of the
tý, cat. 104. Discontent at his dispensa- law, and in time of the gospel, con. vii. tions, is sinful, cat. 1os. A full content- $. cat. 33. How it was administred unment with our condition, is our duty,
der the law, con. vii. 5. cat. 34. How cat. 147. Discontentment with our own under the gospel, con. vii. 6. cat. 35. estate, a fin, cat, 148.
Councils or fynods ought to be, con. xxxi. 1. Controversies. It belongs to fynods and They may be called by the civil magistrate,
councils ministerially to determine con- con. xxiii. 3. xxxi. 2. When ministers troversies of faith, and cases of consci- may meet without the call of the civil ence, con. xxxi. 3. The Spirit speaking magistratc, con. xxxi. 2. What power in the scriptures, is the supreme judge of councils have, con. xxxi. 3. What fuball controversies in religión, con. i. 10. mission due to their decrees, ibid. Not The original text of the scriptures is that infallible since the apostles times, con. to which the church is finally to appeal, xxxi. 4. But there determinations are to con. i.8.
be tried by the scriptures, con. i. 10. Our conversation ought to be in holiness and How far they may meddle in civil affairs,
righteousness, answerable to an holy pro- con. xxxi. s. fession, cat. 112. 167.
Creation of the world, coni. iv. I. cat. 19. Of Corruption of nature, What, con. vi. 2, man, con.iv.2.cat. 17. Of angels.cat. 16.
4. cat. 25. A consequence of the fall of Creaturcs. Dominion over the creatures man, ibid. Actual sin a fruit of it, con. given to man, con. iv. 2. cat. 17. They vi. 4. cat. 25. How it is propagated, cor. are cursed for our fakes, Goce the fall, vi. 3. cat 26. It doth remain during this cat. 28. Religious worship to be given to life in the regenerate, and all its motions no creature, con. xxi. 2. cat. 105. are truly sin, con. vi. s. xiii, 2. cat. 78. Curiosity. Bold and curious searching into
God's secrets, discharged, cat. 105, Cu- Curious prying into God's decrces, for rious prying into God's decrees forbida bidden, cat. 113. den, cat. 113. Curious or unprofitable Desertion. Wilful desertion, unlawful, cat. questions are to be avoided, ibid.
139. Such as cannot be remedied, by the The Curse and wrath of God, man liable to church or civil magistrate, is cause suffi
it, both by original and actual lin, con. cient of dissolving the bond of marriage, vi. 6. cat. 27. How it may be escaped, con. xxiy 6. con. vii. 3. cat. 153.
Despair, sinful, cat. 105. Believers always Cursing, knful, cat. 113.
fupported from utter despair, con. xviii. D
4. cat. 81. DANCING. Lascivious dancing forbide Devil, all compacts and consulting with him. den, cat. 139.
finful, cat. 105. Dead, not to be prayed for, con. xxi. 4. cat. Diligence in our calling, a duty, cat. 141.
Dipping in baptism, not necessary, con Death, being the wages of sm, con. vi. 6.
cat. 28. 84. It is appointed for all men, Discontent at the dispensations of God's prom cat. 84. How it is an advantage to the vidence, sinful, cat, 105, 113 Discontentrighteous, caat. 85. The state of believers ment with our own estate, finful, cat. 148, immediately after death, con. xxxii. 1. Divorce, lawful in case of adultery after cat. 86. Of the wicked, ibid.
marriage, or of such wilful desertion as The death of Christ, con. viii. 4. cat. 49. cannot be remedied, con. xxiy, s. 6. A
In it he saw no corruption, con. viii. 4. publick and orderly course of proceeding cat. 52. The divine nature having fuf- is to be observed in it, con. xxiv. 6. tained the human from finking under the Dominion. See sovereignty, creatures sin. power of death, cat. 38. By his obedience Doubting of being in Christ, may conlist and death, he made a proper, real and with a true interest in him, con. xvii. 3. full satisfaction to the justice of the Fa- xviii. 4. cat. 81, 172. And therefore ther, con. xi. 3. cat. 71. Thro' the vir- should not hinder from partaking of the tue of his death and resurrection, belie. Lord's Supper, cat. 173. vers are sanctified, con. xiii. 1. Believers Drunkennels forbidden, cat. 139: have tellowhip with Christ in his death, Duty to God by the ligltt of nature, con. con. xxvi. 1. And from his death and re- xxi. 1. Duties required in the first surrection they draw strength for the more commandment, cat. 104. In the setifying of sin and quickning of grace, cat. cond, cat. 108. In the third, cat. 112. 167. The Lord's supper is a memorial of In the fourth, cat. 116. Duties of infehis death, con. xxix. 1. cat. 168. And in riors to their superiors, con. xxiii. 4. that facrament, worthy communicants me- cat. 127. What is required of superiors, ditate affectionately on his deathand suffer- con. xxiii. 2. cat. 129 Duties of equals, ings, cat. 174. and receive and feed upon
31. Duties of the sixth commandall the benefits of his death, con. xxix. 7. ment, cat. 135. Of the seventh, cat. 138. The Decalogue, Sec Commandments.
Of the eighth, cat. 141. Of the ninth, The Decrees of God, the nature, end, cat. 144. Of the tenth, cat. 147. extent and properties of them, con. iii. 1,
E 2. cat. 12. The decree of predestination, ECclesiastical powers not to be opposed upcon. iii. 3, 4. Of election and reprobati. on pretence of Christian liberty, con. on, con. iii. 5, 6, 7. cat. 13. How God xx. 4. Ecclesiastical perfons not exemptexecuteth bis decrees, cat. 14. How the ed from obedience to the civil magistrate, doctrine of decrees is to be handled, and con. xxi. 4. what use to be made of them, con, iii. 8. Effectual Calling, What, con. X. 1. cat. 67.
It is of God's free grace, not from any
work of the Spirit, con. xiv. 1. cat. 59, thing foreseen in man, con. X. 2. cat. 67. 72. It is ordinarily wrought by the miAll the elect, and they only are effec- nistry of the word, con. xiv. 1. Increaftually called, con. X. 1, 4. cat. 08. The ed and strengthned by the word, facra. clect united to Christ in their effectual ments and prayer, ibid. Often weakened, calling, cat. 06.
but always gets the victory, con. xiv. 3. Election, out of God's mere free grace, con. Growing up in many to a full alsurance,
iii. 5. cat. 13. From all eternity in Chrift, con. xiv. 3. cat. 80. Good works the ibid. Elcction not only to eternal life
fruit and evidence of true faith, con. xvi. and glory, but also to the means there- 2. cat 52. Which is never alone, but alof, con. iii. 6. cat. 13. All the elect, and ways accompanied with all other faving they only, are effectually called and sav. graces, and is no dead faith, but worketh ed, con. iii. 6. X. 1, 4. cat. 68. Tha' by love, con. xi. 2. cat. 73. others may be outwardly called by the Fall of man, the nature and effets of it, word, and have some common operati- con. vi. cat. 21, 23, 25, 27, 28, 29: Why ons of the Spirit, ibid. Elect infants, and permitted, con. vi. 1. How all mankind other elect persons who are incapable of concerned in it, con. vi. 3. cat. 22. being called by the word, how faved, Falling away. Sce Perseverance. con. x. iii. What use to be made of the 'Family-worship daily, required of God, con. doctrine of election, con. iv. 8. And xxi. 6. how men may be assured of their eter- Fasting. Religious fasting, a duty, cat. 108, nal election, ibid. See Anurance.
Solemn fasting a part of religious wor. Envy, livful, cat. 128, 136, 142, 145, 148. Thip, con, xxi. s. Equals, their duties and sins, cat. 131, 132. Fellowship. See Communion. Equivocation, speaking the truth in doubt. Foreknowledge, all things come to pass in
ful and equivocal expresions, to the pre- fallibly according to the foreknowledge
judice of truth or justice, sinful, cat. 145. of God, con. V. 2. Eucharist. See Lord's Supper.
Forgiveness, See Pardon. Exaltation of Christ, con. viii. 4. cat. 51. Fornication committed after contract of
In his rcfurrection, cat. 52. In his ascen. marriage, a just ground of dissolving the sion, cat. 53. In bis fitting at the right contract, con. xxiv. s. hand of God, cat. 54. In his coming to Fortune. To ascribe any thing to fortune, judge the world, cat. 56.
is sinful, cat. 105. Self-Examina:ion, cat, 171.
Free-Will, See Will. Excommunication, con. XXX. 2, 3; 4. Frugality, a duty, cat. 141. Expiation. Sin cannot be expiated but by
G the blood of Christ, cat. 152. GAMING. Wasteful gaming forbidden, F
cat. 142. FAITH, What, con. xiv. 2. cat. 72. God Glory. The communion in glory witk
requireth nothing of finners that they Christ, which believers enjoy in this may be justified, but faith in Chrift, con. life, cat. 83. con. xviii. 1, 2, 3. Immexi. 1. cat. 71. Which be requireth as diately after death, con. xxxü. 1. cat. 86. the condition to interest them in the At the resurrection and day of judgment, Mediator of the covenant of grace, cat. con. xxxii. 3. xxxii. 2. cat. 87, 90. 32. It justifies a finner in the light of The glory of God, the end of his decrees, God only as it is an instrument by which con. iii. 3. cat. 12. The glory of his he receiveth Christ and his righteousness, grace the end of election, con. ii. s. cat. con. xi. 2. cat. 73. Faith is the gift of 13. The glory of his justice the end of God, con. xi. 1. cat. 71. It being the the decree of reprobation, con, iii. 7. cat.
13. The glory of his eternal power, er boldness of access to the throne of wisdom, and goodness, the end of the
grace, than believers under the law did creation, con. iv. I. The manifestation
ordinarily partake of, con. xx. 1. of the glory of his wisdom, power, jus- Government. See Church, Magistrate. tice, goodness and mercy, is the end of The grace of God. Election, of God's mere all God's works of providence, con. v. 1. free grace, con iii. s. cat. 13. How the cat. 18. The end of God's appointing grace of God is manifested in the fecond the last judgment is the manifestation of covenant, con vii. 3. cat. 32. Efectual the glory of his mercy and justice, con. calling is of God's free and special grace, xxxii. 10. To glorify God is the chief con. X. 2. cat. 67. Jastification is only end of man, cat. 1. God is glorified by of free grace, con. xi 3. cat. 70, 71. Agood works, con. xvi. 2.
doption is an act of free grace, con. xii. Gluttony, a sin, cat. 139.
cat. 74. The communion in grace which God. The light of nature sheweth that believers have with Christ, cat. 69. All there is a God, con. xxi. 1. cat. 2. What
saving graces are the work of the Spirit, it declares' concerning him, and of our con xiii. xiv. and xv. cat. 32, 72, 75, duty to him, con. i. 1. xxi. 1. It is not 75,77. And do always accompany faith, foficient to give that knowledge of God con. xi. 2. cat. 73. Perseverance in grace, and of his will, which is necessary unto con xvii. cat. 79. Increase in grace, con. salvation, con. i. 1. cat. 2. The attri
xiii. 1, 3.cat. 75.77. Allurance of grace, butes or perfections of God, con. ii. 1, con. xviii. cat. 80, 81. 2. cat. 7. 101. There is but one only
H God, con. ii. 1. cat 8. There are three HARDEN. Why and how finners are persons in the Godhead, distinguished by hardened, con. v. 6. Believers may personal properties, con ii. 3, cat. 9. io. have their hearts hardened, con. xvii. 3. The co-equality of the persons proved, Head. The elect are inseparably nnited to cat. 11. To him is due from all his crea. Christ as their head, con. XXV. I. xxvi. 1. tures, whatsoever worship, service or obe- cat. 64. 66, He is the only bead of the dience he is pleased to require, con. ii 2. church, con xxv. 6. Our duty to God, cat. 104, 108, 112, Hearing. What is required of those that hear 116. What contsary to it, cat. 105, 109, the word preached, con. xxi. s. cat. 100. 113, 119. Religions worship is to be Heaven, the state of the blesed, con. xxxii. given to God the Father, Son, and Holy 1. xxxiii. 2. cat. 86. go. Ghost, and to him alone; and that only Hell, the state of the damned, con. xxxii. s. in the mediation of Christ, con. xxi. 2. xxxiii, 2. cat. 29, 86, 89. The mcaping cat. 199.181. God is to be worshipped of these words in the creed, He descendin that way only which he hath institut
ed into hell, cat. 50. ed in the scriptures, con. xxi. 1. cat. Hereticks to be rejccted, cat. 105. 109. To glorify God, and fully to en- Holiness. God is most holy in all his counjoy him for ever, is the chief end of sels, works and commands, con. ii. 2. man, cat. 1.
Man was created holy after the image of Good works. See Works.
God, con. iv. 2. cat. 17. But by the fall Gospel. How the covenant of grace is ad- he became wholly defiled, con vi. 2. Be
ministred under the gospel, con. vii 6. lievers are by the fan&iifying spirit of cat. 35. Without the gospel no falvation, Christ, quickened and strengthened to the cat. 6o. con. *.4. In it Christ doth not practice of holiness, con. xiii. 1, 3. cat. dissolve, but strengthen the obligation to 75. And are made perfectiy holy in heathe obedience of the moral law, con. xix. ven, con. xxxii. I. cat. 86, 20. See Sanc. s. Believers under the gospel have a great- tification,